|The Royal Palace of Cambodia
The National Museum of Cambodia
Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum
Yeay Pov Temple
Prasat Phnom Da
Angkor Wat Temple
Bayon Multi Face Temple
Taphrom Monastery ( Tom Raider)
Banteay Srey Temple
Day 1: Phnom Penh-Arrival
Day 2: Phnom Penh (B)
Day 3: Phnom Penh- Takeo-Phnom Penh ( B)
Day 4: Phnom Penh –k Cham- KThom (B)
Day 5: Kompong Thom –Siem reap (B)
Day 6: Siem reap (B)
Day 7: Siem reap (B)
Day 8: Siem reap- Departure (B)
Day1: Phnom Penh Arrival/Royal Palace/National Museum
Meet guide upon the arrival at Phnom Penh international airport, you will be transferred to the hotel for checking in.
Afternoon, start your visit to National Museum, also called the (Musee des Beaux-Art).A French archeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed the khmer style building in 1917. It contains a large collection of Arts notably sculptures representing in each period of Khmer history.
Visit Royal palace , Built by French in 1866 on the site of the 15th centuries Palace and silver pagoda also named because of the floor which is made up of 5329 silver tiles. With 90 kg of gold Buddha and 2086 diamonds.
Continue to Wat Phnom 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.
Finish the day with a visit Wat Ounalom pagoda. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 2: Phnom Penh/Tuol Sleng/Killing Field(B)
Breakfast at Hotel; visit the Toul Sleng Museum(S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. It became the largest center of detention and torture during the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge and the Killing Fields ( 15km south of phnom penh ) Between 1975 and late 1978 around 17,000 men, women, children, infants ( including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transport to the extermination camp of Choeng Ek. They were often bludgeoned to death to avoid wasting precious bullets. Fragment of human bone and bits of cloth are scattered around disinterred pits. There are over 8000 skulls arranged by sex and age which are visible behind the clear glass panels of the memorial stupa, which was erected in 1988.
Afterwards go shopping at Central or Russian Market. In late afternoon take a local boat for a sunset cruise in the Mekong River. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 3: Phnom Penh/Takeo
Depart from Phnom Penh for Tonle Bati and visit some temples of Ta Prohm temple (12-13C), Yeay Peau temple (12thC) and Prasat Neang Khmao, the temple of the Black Virgin (10thC)
Continue to Phnom Chiso,11 century temple to see a silk weaving village before taking a boat to Phnom Da (please note that the speedboat does not have a cover or any shade – hat and sun tan cream essential). Visit Phnom Da temple; the climb up is easy as this particular Phnom, or hill, is not very high, but it is a bit steep and includes some big rocks. Afterward, visit Asram Maharoseil (6thC), an Indian-style sandstone temple constructed in a style unlike any other temple in Cambodia. Return to Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 4: Phnom Penh/Kompong Cham/Kompong Thom (B)
Breakfast at Hotel. Kompong Cham overland. View French colonial buildings and visit Wat Norkor.
Further your journey to Kompong Thom and along the way, visit Kohear Nokor( 11th century) and Phnom Suntuk.
Overnight in Kampong Thom.
Day 5: Kompong Thom/Sambor Prey Kuk/Siem Reap (B)
Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Sombo Prei Kuk, located 35km northeast of Kompong Thom town, the ancient capital of Chenla, with its more than 100 temples dating from pre-Angkor period. Afterwards travel overland to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem reap
Day 6: Siem Reap/Angkor Thom/Angkor Wat (B)
Breakfast at Hotel and visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace and the terrace of the leper King.In the afternoon visit the most famous of all the temples, Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares with five towers and was built in the 12th century. It is the largest religious monument in the world. It symbolizes the five peaks of Meru’s mountains; the enclosed wall represents the mountain at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat symbolizes the ocean beyond. See the sunset from Phnom Bakhen, one of two hills dominating the plain of Angkor, from where you can view the western Baray. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 7: Siem Reap/Banteay Srey/Floating Village (B)
Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Banteay Srei temple (10th century), regarded as the jewel in the crown of classical Khmer art. Then continue your visit to Banteay Samre, built in the third quarter of the 12th century. It consists of a central temple with four wings proceeded by a hall and accompanied by a two libraries, the southernmost of which is remarkably well preserved. Two concentric walls enclose the ensemble In the afternoon, visit the floating village of Chong Khneas,
located 10 km south of Siem Reap. Visit the village and take a traditional wooden boat for a ride on the Tonle Sap, the great lake of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day5: Siem Reap/Departure (B)
You will be free at your own leisure 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.