Siem Reap - Phnom Penh 5days / 4Nights
5days / 4nights
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, 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, city tour.
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL - SIEM REAP
Arrival at siem reap airport, you will meet our tour guide and driver transfer to check in hotel. staring 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. and then 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. and view sunset at bakeng mountain surrounding in angkor areas.
Overnight in siem reap
DAY 2: SIEM REAP – TEMPLE
Breakfast at your hotel, continue 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: departure to the north of siem reap to visit the citadel of woman – banteay srei temple the jewel indisputable of the khmer art: entirely have been constructed by hard pink sandstone, wonderfully sculpted, perfectly preserved and restored. then you will drive to kbal spean to visit thousand lingas river and waterfall. the small lingas were carved along the river bed to symbol of ganga river. it takes 45 minutes to climb 2 kilometers to the top of mountain.
Overnight in siem reap
DAY 3: SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH
Breakfast at your hotel, explore to meanchey 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. continue to visit angkor silk farm offers free guided tours of the process from the mulberry bushes cultivation to the production of silk fabrics and accessories. as the silk farm covers an area of 8 hectares, of which 5 are used for the mulberry trees plantation, you will enjoy the beautiful setting while learning about the fascinating process of silk-making.
After your lunch we will transfer you bust station and take limousine van to phnom penh capital city. it’s taking approximately 6.00hours with drop on the way for your refreshment. arrive and transfer to check in your hotel.
Overnight in phnom penh
DAY 4: PHNOM PENH – CITY TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel, starting to visit wat phnom pagoda, an ancient pagoda stand up on the hill, independent 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. the national museum built in 1917-18 is exclusively dedicated to khmer arts. and then royal palace built in 1866 and silver pagoda located within the royal palace
afternoon visit the infamous toul sleng and cheung ek, better known as the killing fields, where large numbers of people were killed and buried in mass graves.
Overnight in phnom penh
DAY 5: PHNOM PENH – DEPARTURE
Breakfast at your hotel, continue to phnom tamao zoological park and wildlife rescue center is located about 45 kilometers from the southern part of phnom penh, traveling along the national road number 2 and continues another 5 kilometers down a dirt road at the right. phnom tamao zoological park and wildlife rescue center site is a popular destination for weekend travelers from phnom penh and other sites in cambodia.
Check out from hotel, and transfer to phnom penh airport departure next destination. 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 siem reap to phnom penh
- 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 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)