Essential Cambodia travel

  • destination Cambodia
  • activity Culture
  • duration 6 days
  • grade Easy

This Cambodia travel is something special as the tour is designed to give you a fantastic experience exploring Phnom Penh and the UNESCO Heritage Site of Angkor over six days. The travel will take you to Tonle Sap Lake, Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat.

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TOUR CODE: CA6A
PRICE: from 573USD

Day 1: Arrive and short introduction tour of Phnom Penh
Day 2: Explore the capital city: present and past
Day 3: Arrive Siem Reap and sunset view over Angkor Wat
Day 4: Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat
Day 5: The Grand Circuit and Tonle Sap Lake
Day 6: Departure Siem Reap

Day 1: Arrival and introduction tour of Phnom Penh

Upon arrival at Phnom Penh Airport, you will be welcomed by your tour guide and transferred to hotel. After checking in and relaxing, you will take a brief tour of the capital including Wat Phnom, the symbol of Phnom Penh. Later on you can explore the lively central market before a sunset cruise on the Mekong River. Overnight in Phnom Penh. (-/-/-)

Day 2: Explore the capital city: present and past

After breakfast, your city tour begins. You will visit the Royal Palace and the sacred Silver Pagoda, which is well known for its floor of over 5,000 silver tiles. Your next visit is to the National Museum, in which there is an attractive collection of ancient Khmer art including sandstone sculptures dating from both the Angkorean and pre-Angkorean eras. In the afternoon you continue your trip to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, which provides a deep insight into the painful rule of the Khmer Rouge. Overnight in Phnom Penh. (B/L/-)

Day 3: Arrive in Siem Reap and sunset at Angkor Wat

There will be time to relax before a transfer to Siem Reap. Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport you will have a transfer to your hotel. In the late afternoon a short excursion heads to the Bakheng hill to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the sunset over the Angkor Wat and Western Baray. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B/-/-)

Day 4: Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat

The whole day today is for you to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor, one of the ancient wonders of the world. In the morning you will visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom Complex, the Bayon temple, the Terrace of Elephants and the terrace of the Leper King. In the afternoon, you will visit Angkor Wat which showcases the pinnacle of Khmer artin the 12th century. Overnight in Siem Reap.(B/L/-)

Day 5: The Grand Circuit and Tonle Sap Lake

The exploration today starts with a visit to Banteay Srei temple, a tiny temple complex considered one of the highest achievements of the classic Angkor civilization. The glory of Banteay Srei is the beauty of its sculpture and decoration. The pink sandstone used in its buildings makes this temple even more beautiful.On the way back, you will visit Banteay Samrer temple.
In the afternoon, you will be introduced to Pre Rup temple, Eastern Mebon, Neak Pean, and Preah Khan. The highlight for many, however, is Ta Phrom Temple, which is surrounded by jungle and covered in big roots which make it one of Angkor’s most fabulous sights.
If time permits, you will later take a refreshing cruise on a wooden boat to explore the Tonle Sap Lake. Tonle Sap Lake has been recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and is actually a combination of a lake and a river, linking up with the mighty Mekong River. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B/L/-)

Day 6: Depart Siem Reap

Today is free to spend at your leisure until your transfer to the airport. (B/-/-)

Note: The price is per person and based on a group of 4 persons.

Inclusive

Local English speaking guide(s)

Excursions to explore the Capital City of Phnom Penh

2 full day tour to experience the most attractive sites of Angkor complex

Boat cruise on the mighty Tonle Sap Lake

All indicated accommodation (Twin shared)

All land transfer as indication

Indicated meals (B as breakfast, L as lunch, D as dinner)

All entrance fees to indicated sites

Indicated Homestay and permits

Exclusive

Personal pocket money

Flight ticket Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (about 110 US$/ticket)

Insurance

Visa to Cambodia

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