The Small Circuit takes in several of the major and minor
temples in the area. Beginning at Angkor Wat and running for seventeen
kilometers the circuit takes in the major elements of Angkor Thom, Ta
Phrohm, and Banteay Kdei, and some of the minor but interesting temples
such as the Baphoun, The Terrace of the Leper King, The Terrace of the
Elephants, the Twelve Prasats, Spean Thma and Sras Srang before
returning to Angkor Wat.
The twenty-six kilometer Grand Circuit is an extension on the little circuit but taking in Preah Khan, Preah Neak Pean to the Eastern Mebon and the various monuments like Ta Som, Preah Rup, before returnin to Angkor Wat and is highly recommended for anyone spending three or more days in the complex. The Big Circuit encompasses a good representation of the rich variety of architecture here.