This morning, we'll take you through the countryside past Siem Reap to the small village of Banteay Samre, build around halfway through the 12th century during the reign of King Suryavarman II. One of the smaller Angkor temples, then we go on your visit with the pink sandstone structure Banteay Srei
“the citadel of women” located in a remote area. The temple was rediscovered in 1914 and cleared some 10 years later. Today the Banteay Srei is a very well preserved monument. Its exquisite ornamentations that cover most of the temple show great skill and precision. On your return back city, take a rest stop for local snacks like sugar palm candy and see rural Cambodian life unfold as you watch villagers plant or harvest rice or engage in other seasonal activities. Lunch will be at local restaurant.
Afternoon, you will be enjoyed visiting Les Artisans d’Angkor where creates workshops that teach young rural Cambodians an artistic trade to help them find work near their homes. you can take a tour through the workshops and watch students as they learn how to create silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquer ware, polychrome products, silver plating and silk paintings. You will then discover the Old Market (Psar Chas) located between Pub Street and the riverside, is truly the heart of Siem Reap. As the most popular and central market, it is frequently visited by both tourists and locals. There has cooked food, herbs and spices, raw meat, fruit and vegetables etc.