Cambodia (Phnom Penh – Siem Reap)

Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

Category: INTERNATIONAL

7 Days From: Jan. 13, 2017   To: Dec. 31, 2020
trip includes

07 Days / 06 Nights Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

 

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Includes: twin/double room,transportation with air-con vehicles,ENGLISH speaking guides,Private boat trip

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day by day breakup

day

1

Day 1: Phnom Penh arrival – Half day Tour (-/-/D)

• Upon Phnom Penh arrival, you are welcome at airport with warmest atmosphere. Transfer to hotel for check in and relaxing

• Afternoon, start your visit to Wat Phnom, Independence Monument, and the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver.

• Dinner at Indian restaurant

• Overnight in Phnom Penh 

day

2

Day 2: Phnom Penh City Highlights (B/-/D)

• Breakfast at hotel

• This morning, go on visiting to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum. Prior to 1975, Toul Sleng was a high school by under the Khmer Rouge it was converted into a prison and interrogation facility. Inmates were systematically tortured to extract confessions and the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek are not to be missed. 

• Afternoon, leave Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by public bus. It takes you 6 hours to drive through 3 provinces as Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, and Kandal without guide. Upon Siem Reap arrival, transfer group to hotel for check in & relax.

• Afternoon visit Russian Market (Psah Tuol Thom Pong), a lively outdoor market where you will find antiquities, silver and gold jewelry, gems, silk, kramas, stone and wood carvings, as well as T-Shirts, CDs and other souvenirs. End your trip at the Victory Monument.

• Dinner at Indian restaurant

• Overnight in Siem Reap

day

3

Day 3: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B/-/D)

• Breakfast at hotel

• This morning, leave Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by public bus. It takes 6 hours to drive through 3 provinces as Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, and Kandal without guide. Upon Siem Reap arrival, you are welcomed with the warmest atmosphere and transferred to hotel for check in & relax

• Dinner at Indian restaurant

• Overnight in Siem Reap

day

4

Day 4: Siem Reap Tour (B/-/D)

• Breakfast at hotel

• After breakfast, visit Choung Kneas one of natural tourisms and a mangroves for hundreds species of fresh water fishes and birds and decorated with ethnic stilted houses line over the water surface up to the air. The villages are primarily Khmer and have about 3000 inhabitants between them, most of who live in stilted houses. The people depend largely on fishing and tourism for their incomes. We embark on the traditional wooden boat through the flooded forests of the Great Tonle Sap Lake, habitat of many bird species it will bring you to Chong Kneas. This amazing floating village is built on 8 to 10 m high stilts. We visit an island pagoda, a school and traditional stilt houses to interact with the local families. Return to Siem Reap for refreshment

• Dinner at Indian restaurant

• Overnight in Siem Reap

day

5

Day 5: Siem Reap Tour (B/-/D)

• Breakfast at hotel

• This morning, start tour to visit Roluos Group, these monuments mark the beginning of classical art, as some of the earliest great temples built by the Khmer. They served as the capital of Indravarman (who reigned from 877 to 889). Lolei Temple built on an islet by Yasovarman I (who ruled from 889 to 910), the founder of the first city of Angkor. The sandstone carvings in the niches of the temples are notable as are the Sanskrit inscriptions on the doorposts. Preah Ko Temple erected by Indravarman I in the late 9th century in dedication to his defied ancestors in 880. There are inscriptions in Sanskrit on the doorsteps of each temple. Bakong Temple built and dedicated to Shiva by Indravarman I, this is the largest and most interesting of the Roluos Group of temples and still has an active Buddhist monastery

• Afternoon, visit Banteay Srei Temple seemingly miniature in comparison to the other Angkor temples, BANTEAY SREI is considered to be the jewel of classical Khmer art. Built in pink sandstone, the walls are covered in exquisitely preserved carvings of unusual delicacy. Because of its small size, fairy-like atmosphere and extraordinary examples of Khmer sculpture, this temple is often a favorite with visitors, and then Banteay Samre Temple

• Dinner at Indian restaurant

• Overnight at Siem Reap

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6

Day 6: Siem Reap Tour (B/-/D)

 • Breakfast at hotel

• This morning, visit the monumental magnificence of Angkor Thom - last capital of the Khmers, with its Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King and the stunning Bayon Temple. This 12th century masterpiece lies at the very centre of Angkor Thom and is an archaeological wonder of symmetry and grandeur. Visit Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery

• Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world, with a volume of stone equaling that of the Cheops pyramid in Egypt. It is unlike all the other Khmer temples in that it faces west, and is inspired by 12th Century Hinduism. Its symmetrical towers are stylized on the modern Cambodian flag. Conceived by Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat took an estimated 30 years to build. It is generally believed to have been a funeral temple for the king. It has been occupied continuously by Buddhist monks and is well preserved. Intricate bas-reliefs surround Angkor Wat on four sides. Each tells a story. The most celebrated of these is the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, which is located on the east wing. In it the Naga serpent, is twisted by demons and gods to spurt out the elixir of life.

• Enjoy sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill

• Buffet dinner and enjoy Apsara Dance Show at local restaurant

• Overnight in Siem Reap  

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Day 7: Siem Reap - Departure (B/-/-)

• Depending on your departure flight, our driver will pick you up from hotel and transfer to the Airport.

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