Siem Reap
Phnom Kulen National Park: One Day Tour of Kulen Waterfall, Thousands Lingas, and the Grand Reclining Buddha

Phnom Kulen National Park: One Day Tour of Kulen Waterfall, Thousands Lingas, and the Grand Reclining Buddha

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6 Hours

Live tour guide



Check out the beautiful & divine mountain ranges of Kulen on this Phnom Kulen National Park tour. The park offers refreshing pools to the travelers. You can capture breathtaking views at Kulen's mountain peak. Hear intriguing stories about centuries-old Linga Cult & pilgrimages. Learn about the importance of Hinduism & Buddhism in Cambodian history from an expert local guide. Also, learn about the glorious past of the Khmer Empire, its foundation in the Phnom Kulen mountains & more.


  • Chill at the Phnom Kulen waterfall
  • Enjoy your time in a tropical forest in a small private group
  • Check out River of a Thousand Lingas (sacred site Small-group
  • Visit the statue of the Grand Reclining Buddha (the largest reclining Buddha statue in Cambodia)
  • See the founding place of the Khmer Empire


Relish your time with nature on this unwinding morning trip. You will depart from your Siem Reap hotel at 8:30 AM to Phnom Kulen National Park. On the way, you’ll enjoy the incredible views from your window. On the 2 hours long ride, you'll see the River of a Thousand Lingas also known as 'Kbal Spean' by the locals. The river has marvelously carved river beds shaped like Linga or Lingam, symbolizing the mighty Hindu god Lord Shiva. You can also see motifs of various other gods from Hindu mythology such as Brahma, Vishnu, Lakshmi, and Hanuman, and get their blessings.

After Thousand Lingas, you will get to see the 8-meter-long golden statue of the Grand Reclining Buddha, Cambodia's longest reclining Buddha statue. Learn from your guide. The guide will keep pouring knowledge about all the landmarks on the journey.

After arrival, you'll explore the deep jungles of the Phnom Kulen mountains and their magnificent ancient temples, rivers, and culture with the guide. Phnom Kulen is a sacred place dedicated to the god Indra. It also holds some historical relevance since it is the region where the foundation of the Khmer Empire took place at the hands of King Jayavarman II in the 9th century.

Finally, you get to be at the Phnom Kulen waterfall. You can admire its beauty and also plunge into the cool water. After a fun as well as refreshing experience at the waterfall, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Siem Reap. This concludes the end of your tour.


  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up & drop off facility
  • Small-group tour
  • Bottled water  


  • Entrance fees i.e. $18 per person
  • Food & drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any personal expense
  • Any tips

Departure details
  • We pick up all travelers
  • Pick up information : Pick up & drop off provided from traveler’s hotel located in Siem Reap.
Know before you go

  • No wheelchair accessibility
  • The maximum tourist limit is between 11 and 15.
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Receive confirmation at the time of booking
  • In case of cancellation, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled tour for a full refund of payment.

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