Private Day Trip to Phnom Kulen

Day Trips & Excursions

Explore the region of Phnom Kulen to see its history and beautiful mountainous landscape, including the historic Valley of 1,000 Lingas, on this full-day tour. Discover centuries-old religious carvings, admire the reclining Buddha, and visit the elephant pool.

Start your day with a hotel pickup and head north towards Phnom Kulen, a picturesque mountain located near Angkor Wat and the site where the 9th-century king Jayavarman ll founded the Khmer Empire under his rule.

Next, travel to the ancient riverbed of Kbal Spean for a close-up look at the many carved lingams, Hindu mythological and religious artwork, that led the area to become known as the Valley of 1,000 Lingas. Visit the grand statue of a reclining Buddha before you arrive at a breathtaking waterfall.

Discover various ancient carvings depicting fertility, Hindu gods, and sacred waters, cool off in in a nearby pool, and enjoy a delicious picnic meal. Take a stroll to Elephant Pool to conclude your tour before you return to your hotel.

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