BEST OF CAMBODIA 5 DAYS
Phnom Penh capital, Siem Reap
Tour type: History, Local life, Heritage site, Yin Yang food
Duration: 5 day
Availability: Whole year
Visiting almost highlights of Cambodia such as: Angkor temple complex and Royal Palace in Phnom Penh capital
Savour Yin - Yang food menu
Get overview of Cambodia and Khmer's history
Spend more time on Tonle Sap lake boat trip and Les Artisans d'Angkor Center
Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival (D)
When arrive at the airport, our local expert and driver will pick you up and take you to the hotel in the city center for check in.
In the afternoon, we kickoff our half day city tour:
*Visiting Royal Palace, built in 1866 on the site of the old town
*The Silver Pagoda is located within the grounds of the Royal Palace. People said it is made up of over 5 thousands of silver tiles. Moreover, the government can found inside a solid gold Buddha weighing 90 kilograms as well as baccarat crystal Buddha.
Later on, we move to visit Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined boulevard of Phnom Penh. Afterward, watching the sunset before having welcome dinner with special menu of Yin Yang food. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 02: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B/L) by bus or flight
Savor breakfast at your hotel. After short break, heading the outskirt to visit the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious 'Killing Fields' of Choeung Ek, which will provide us a deep insight into the inhuman bloody rule of Khmer Rouge. Then exploring the local market, also called the Russian Market", where you can find everything for sales.
After tour, proceeding to Siem Reap with 2 options as follows:
1. By Flight takes 45 minutes
2. By Tourist public bus takes 6 hours
When arriving Siem Reap, you will be picked-up and transferred to check-in the hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 03: Siem Reap (B/L)
Today will be the most highlighted memory during your stay in Cambodia.
If you can walk-up very early morning, we will have chance to watch sunrise stunning scenery. Start exploring the temple complex of Angkor which are declared as UNESCO cultural world heritage site and also good place for Hollywood crew to shoot film. It is complex of temples, pavilions, courtyasrds and Yin Yang pond.
Firstly, we will spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. At the time you step on this sanctuary, you will touch the totally different world, it seems we get lost in the most mysterious place in the world. Stay another night in the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 04: Siem Reap Sightseeing
On the last day, relaxing with a gentle boat trip on Tonle Sap lake to visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap.
Embark the boat in a traditional wooden boat on the lake which is one of the largest in Asia. You can witness the water is very calm, a little bit muddy if the water level in max. We spend the rest of time on visiting the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to keep the Cambodia traditional handicraft of stone carving and wood sculpting. Tourists are also have chance to practise under local artisan guidance
Then enjoy free-hassle drop-off transfer at your hotel in the city center. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 05: Siem Reap Departure (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Free for last minute shopping from your side before leaving Cambodia for next destination with a bag of full memories.
Cambodia is hot and humid whole year and the hotest month is April.
The best time to visit this lovely country is from October to February.
· All private transfer and transportation
· Accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast
· Experienced English speaking guide, except the free days as mention in the program
· Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
· All sightseeing tickets and permits.
· Water on car.
· Services charges and government tax.
· No extra charge after confirmation
· 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
· Bottled mineral water on bus
· All flights in tour
· Other meals and drinks
· Travel insurance
· Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
· Vietnam visa stamp fee
· Others not mentioned above