|The Royal Palace of Cambodia
The National Museum of Cambodia
Kompong Luong Silver Smith
Yeay Pov Temple
Prasat Phnom Da
|Trip High Light
Day-1: Arrival in Phnom Penh
Day-2: Phnom Penh/Udong Mountain/Phnom Penh (B)
Day-3: Phnom Penh/Takeo/Phnom Penh (B)
Day-4: Phnom Penh/Departure (B)
Day1: Phnom Penh Arrival/Royal Palace/National Museum
Upon your arrival at Phnom Penh international airport, you will be welcomed and transferred to the Hotel for checking-in.
Afterward, you will be taken on a tour to the most remarkable sights of Phnom Penh. First, you will visit the Royal Palace. This palace dates back to 1866 and houses the Silver Pagoda, named for the over 5,000 heavy silver tiles that cover its floors. Its original name is Wat Prakeo, meaning Temple of the Emerald Buddha. In this temple you will view a collection of Buddhas in gold, silver, crystal, and bronze. Proceed to visit the National Museum where exhibits 5000 objects including Angkorian era statues, lingas, artefacts – most notably the legendary statue of the ‘Leper King” – and a good collection of pieces from later periods.
Continue to visit Wat Phnom, the namesake of the Capital City of Cambodia. Wat Phnom was built by Madam Penh in 1372 when she found a Buddha inside a Koki tree on the site. It is still an important historical side with great religious significance for Cambodians today. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day2: Phnom Penh/Basit & Udong Hills/Kompong Luong Village (B)
Today, you will be driven about 40 to visit Basit Hill, where the reclining Buddha were caved in mountain and the temple were built during Chenla period.
Continue to discover the former royal capital city of Udong and the amazing countryside view from the top of the hill. Udong is a monumental necropolis of royalty for the past kings of Cambodia.The temples are located on the mountain, which runs from the southeast to northeast, with a low saddle in the middle. Legend has it that in the Arthaross Temple (Temple of Eight Points), the Buddha located here faces north instead of the traditional direction of east, symbolizing a testimony to the strength and power of the ancient Khmer kingdom.
Before returning to the Capital city, you will visit Kompong Luong village famous for the silver production. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 3: Phnom Penh/Tonle Baty/Phnom Da Temple/Phnom Penh (B)
Depart to Tonle Bati resort, where you will visit Ta Prohm.
temple (12-13C), Yeay Peau temple (12thC), Prasat Neang Khmao that means the temple of the Black Virgin (10thC) and a nearby silk weaving village.
Afterward, take a boat to Phnom Da temple(Please note that the speedboat does not have a cover or any shade – hat and sun tan cream essential). Spend time visiting Phnom Da temple (the climb up is easy as this particular Phnom “hill” is not very high. The path up to the temple is steep, over some big rocks), a pre-Angkorian laterite tower (6thC) and Asram Maharoseil (6thC), an Indian-style sandstone temple constructed in a style unlike any other temple in Cambodia. Transfer to Phnom Penh overnight in Hotel.
Day 4: Phnom Penh/Departure (B)
You will be free at your own time until you are picked up to airport for your flight to another destination. Tour ends.
Key Words: B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner
– Accommodation in double or twin sharing room with breakfast included
– English speaking guide for the sight seeing as mentioned in the itinerary
– Transfers by a private vehicle as per itinerary
– Entrance fees where it is necessary as mentioned in the itinerary
– Bus tickets from Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
– Meals as specified in the itinerary B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
– Fresh cool water during tour
– 01 FOC for tour leader for a group of 15 paying guests (15+1)
– International air tickets to/from Siem Reap
– Cambodian visa fee (USD 30 + 1 ID-photo size)
– Other personal expenses, all kind of insurances.
– Expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry
– Confirmation of rooms & prices are subject to availability at the time of booking only
– All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival or departure flights of passengers
– Ground operator reserves the right to amend or adjust the itinerary to match with real situation.