Empire of the Khmers
EMPIRE OF THE KHMERS – 3 DAYS
Day 1 Bangkok – Saraburi – Lopburi – Khao Yai National Park (L)
Depart Bangkok in the morning for northeastern Thailand. Our first stop is at Saraburi, visit site of Phra Buddha Badh shrine which shelters the prints of the feet of Buddha and many bells of temples. Proceed to Lopburi, visiting Wat Phra Si Maha That the oldest temple with tallest Prang in Lopburi, visit Phra Prang Sam Yod, a temple with three towers and impressive ornaments, and visiting Prang Khaek the oldest monument and Khmer-style Hindu Shrine to be found in Thailand central region. Lunch at local restaurant. On the way for National Park of Khao Yai, discovered of Wat Theppithak with its gigantic Buddha sitting on the hill and of the market to the fruits of Klang Dong. Arrival and check-in at your hotel.
Accommodation at Juldis Khao Yai Resort or similar
Day 2 Khao Yai National Park – Si Khiu – Pimai – Korat (B / L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive in Khao Yai National Park, which extends on 2000 km in a mountainous landscape and excursion with the cascades from Haew Suwat and Klong Kaew and its original bridge suspension in bamboo, and make various stops en route for pictures and viewing.
Continue to Korat, via Si Khiu and lunch at local restaurant en route. Continuation towards Pimai Historical Park and discovered Khmer temples, which form "Angkor Wat" inhabitant of Thailand.
Accommodation at Sima Thani Hotel or similar
Day 3 Korat – Phanom Rung – Muang Tam – Buriram – Bangkok (B / L)
Breakfast at the hotel. We drive further Northeast to visit the circuit for the impressive Khmer temples of Prasat Phnom Rung Historical Park in Buriram province with its well-known Prasat Hin Pahom Rung, located on the top of the Phanom Rung Mount. It is thought that it was originally built in the 12th century A.D., now partially restored in its original state and Prasat Hin Muang Tam, located near by and believe to have been constructed in the 11th century. Both temples resemble the Ankor temple ruins and complexes, located in Cambodia. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return transfer to Bangkok by road, arrival at your hotel in Bangkok at late evening.