Phnom Penh - Siem Reap 7Days / 6Nights
7days / 6nights
Angkor wat temple, ta prohm temple, angkor thom, south gate, terrace of the elephants, terrace of the leper kings, royal enclosure, bayon temple, bakeng mountain, roluos group, lolei temple, preah ko temple, bakong temple, banteay srei temple, kbal spean, great tonle sap lake, angkor silk farm, phnom penh capital city, wat phnom pagoda, independent monument, wat unalom pagoda, national museum, royal palace, silver pagoda, toul sleng, cheung ek, phnom tamao, city tour.
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL – PHNOM PENH
Arrival at phnom penh airport, you will be met and transfer to your select hotel. and discover the phnom penh city, visit wat phnom pagoda, an ancient pagoda stand up on the hill, independence monument commemorates the end of cambodia's ruled by france in 1953, wat unalom pagoda, the oldest buddhist foundation in the city, probably predating the abandonment of the capital at angkor in 15th century. the founding date is variously cited as 1422 and 1443. this wat is the home to the buddhist patriarch and then we walk along the riverfront, the confluence of the tonle sap, mekong and bassac rivers for taking fresh air.
overnight at phnom penh
DAY 2: PHNOM PENH – CITY TOUR
After breakfast, we’re continuing your city tour to visit the national museum built in 1917-18 is exclusively dedicated to khmer arts. royal palace built in 1866 and silver pagoda located within the royal palace compound this morning end your visit to central market (phsar thmei), this distinctive building is a city landmark & the busiest market in the city with a unique art deco version of a traditional market and the market constructed in 1935-37, during the french colonial period, phsar thmey is currently just completed its renovation and become the central section of the main market building displays an amazing collection of gems, jewelry and souvenirs. then visit the infamous tuol sleng and cheung ek, better known as the killing fields, where large numbers of people were killed and buried in mass graves.
Overnight at phnom penh
DAY 3: PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP
Breakfast at your hotel, we’re transfer to bus station and get limousine bus to siem reap take around 6hours. on arrival your will be met and then transfer direct to your select hotel for refreshment.
Afternoon city tour to visit artisan d’angkor has developed from the ambitious belief that it is possible to revive ancient khmer arts & crafts while improving the lives of thousands of people living in rural areas and then old market and night market.
Overnight at siem reap
DAY 4: SIEM REAP – TEMPLE TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel, continue tour to the crowning jewel of khmer architecture, angkor wat temple is the national symbol and the highlight of any visit to cambodia. the largest, best preserved, and most religiously significant of the angkor temples, angkor impresses visitors both by its sheer scale and beautifully proportioned layout, as well as the delicate artistry of its carvings. to approach the temple, first cross the vast moat, continuing along a broad causeway lined with naga balustrades. as you enter the main building, ascend through a series of galleries and courtyard before reaching the central sanctuary, which offers beautiful views back over the causeway and across the surrounding countryside. visit ta prohm temple, one of the most popular attractions of angkor as much of the jungle has not been cleared and it looks very much as most of the angkor monuments would have appeared when european explorers first stumbled across them.
Afternoon visit angkor thom covers an area of 10 square km. enclosed by a wall and wide moats; the city includes many of angkor's most popular sights. enter by the monumental south gate over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. continue to the terrace of the elephants and the terrace of the leper kings, former spaces for public ceremonies, both adorned with dramatic bas reliefs. visit the ruined baphuon, royal enclosure and phimeanakas before continuing to the mysterious bayon temple. in this temple, one of the most popular and compelling in angkor, explore the galleries of beautifully preserved bas reliefs and ascend narrow stairs to reach the central sanctuary, where you will find giant stone faces smiling enigmatically down at you from every angle.
Overnight at siem reap
DAY 5: SIEM REAP – TEMPLE TOUR
After breakfast, then 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.
overnight at siem reap
DAY 6: SIEM REAP – TEMPLE TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel, you will start with a visit to preah khan temple, which was known as an old temporary city of king jayavarman vii (1181-1218). you will continue to neak pean temple, which was one of the 102 ancient hospitals of king jayavarman vii who built this hospital temple for taking care people’s health, mebon temple and pre rup temple will be visited later on. these two temples were built by the same king ‘rajendra varman ii (944-967) to dedicate his ancestors.
Afternoon continue to meanchrey 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.
Overnight at siem reap
DAY 7: SIEM REAP - DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel; free your own leisure till time transfer to siem reap airport for departure. end tour at airport
- Welcome drinks and cool towel during the trip.
- All taxed included for 10% of government tax & 10% of service charge.
- Complementary round-trip airport transfer
- Transportation during trip as mention in itinerary and around town
- Ticket limousine van from phnom penh to siem reap
- Professional english tour guide daily ( another language on request but in extra charge)
- Private boat and tickets for floating village is included in the package
- Temple entrance fee is included as itinerary
- Interest place entrance fee at phnom penh & siem reap as itinerary
- Flight in and out cambodia
- Visa fee and airport tax
- Daily breakfast, all meals (lunch & dinner)
- Personal expenses like drink, phone, laundry etc.
- Tipping for tour guide and driver
- Optional tour beside itinerary (on request)