One Day Kulen Mountain Trekking Tour From Siem Reap

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Siem Reap
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Phnom Kulen (Lychee Mountain) was founded at the beginning of Angkorian Civilization of the Khmer Empire.Phnom Kulen was the first ancient city, which is located 65 km north of Angkor region. This hill is regarded as the holy shrine for Hinduism and Buddhism in the past till now. In the past it was named Mahendrapura, but nowadays we know the place as Phnom Kulen. That city was established in the reign of king Jayavarman II (802 AD ). It is very popular pace for national, international visitors, religious people to worship or and pray for happiness and prosperity as well as historians to conduct the research.In this active tour you will see everything Kullen Hill has to offer in just one day.

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We are leaving from Siem reap town by 6:00 am and returning around 5:00 pm. The trekking tour takes about 3 hours.

Part1: Breakfast
Firstly, we are going to have breakfast at the local restaurant on the mountain. Anyway, for breakfast you can order such as rice or noodle with chicken, pork, beef and vegetable.

Part 2 :Preah Kral Pagoda ( God Covering )
Secondly we are starting to walkaround the Pagoda, which is very ancient pagoda, but looks new because new constructions were built in year 2005. It has a beautiful rocky look like we are walking on the moon. This place, where we can looking the beautiful scenery of Siem Reap.

Part 3 : The Holy Bat Cave
Thirdly we are following the ranger and our tour guide to the sacred place, where we will see the religious worshiping shrine. The Bat Cave is really quiet place for making meditation.

Part4 : Sras Banrei (The Giant Elephant Statue Pond ).
After that it takes half an hour to visit some statues like the giant Elephant and Lions Statues face to the Angkor City ( Yasodharapura ).

Part5 : Prasat Damrei Krap The Elephant Kneeling )
As we are going on the trek to the ancient temple were built in the early 9th century by the founder of Khmer Empire. We will walk by lush thousands Cashew Trees, In the noon time where we can sit down in the temple guardians hut to eat lunch.

Part6: PoengEi Sei ( Hermit Cave )

It used to be Holy Cave and Pond for hermits did meditation as water flow to smooth the stones, a little bit walk around the Statue and the God Carvings, the tour guide will give you some funny prediction carvings and statues.

Part7 : Aram Rong Chin Temple ( The State Temple )
Speed up to the top most of the hill where is the state temple located. In the early 9th century (802 AD ), Aram Rong Chin was the state temple that was built in the reign of king Jayavaraman II was the founder of Khmer Empire. That temple was built out of baked brick and laterite.

Part8 : Wat Preah Ang Thum ( Big Reclining Buddha )
Going back to our vehicle and processing to the Big Reclining Buddha, which is the Buddhism and Hinduism purely shrine.

Part9 : River of 1000 Lingkas ( Shivas Lingkas )
Lingka is males organ, were carved into the living rock under the water to gain the energy for king Jayavarman II in the old day, becoming a Devaraja ( God King ). Therefore, people could use that water for daily life to get back prosperity as well.

Part10 : Waterfall

Finally, after trekking those sites, we can take a rest for a while to get refreshments like soft drinks, beers and coconut juice before going to swim.


  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Local Lunch
  • Car transfer
  • English adventure guide


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fee
  • Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, not too revealing. 

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