• PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP 5 DAYS

Itinerary Phnom Penh - Siem Reap 5 Days

Day 01 - Phnom Penh Arrival - City Tour

Welcome to Phnom Penh – the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial styles with French villas and large tree-line sidewalk.

Upon your arrival, welcomed by our guide and transferred to have lunch (at your own cost) and check in hotel. After the short rest you will visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style Royal Palace complex built in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contains plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver. We pass through the river-front park where 4 rivers met at a junction include mystical Mekong. Walk up to sacred hill Phnom Daun Penh – also the name of a pagoda and name of the capital nowadays. Last visit Central Market, a large market constructed in 1937 in the shape of a dome with four arms branching out into vast hallways with countless stalls of goods. Initial design and layouts are from French architect Louis Chauchon. Enjoy the night time and overnight in Phnom Penh.

Please note that Hotel check-in time is 14:00 and Check-out time is around 12.00. Early check in/ Late check out is subject to hotel’s availability.

Day 02 - Phnom Penh - Visit - Flight / Express Bus To Rep

Breakfast at hotel and check out. In the morning, we visit Tuol Sleng prison now called Genocide Museum, the most secret part of the Khmer Rouge regime. It’s also called S-21 (abbreviated for Security Office 21), a Khmer Rouge's premier security camp, specifically designed for the interrogation and extermination of anti-Angkor elements. Leaving the relics of the bad history of Cambodia, we will go shopping around Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals. Head to AIRPORT/BUS STATION for departure to Siem Reap.

Welcome to Cambodia - Siem Reap, the treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia. After the short rest you will transfer to hotel for checking-in. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 03 - Angkor Tour Full Day

Breakfast at hotel, explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire. The famous Bayon temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings.

In the afternoon, visit Angkor Wat temple, founded by Suryavarman II who reined Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Angkor Tour Full Day

After breakfast, we visit Small Circuit including: Ta Prohm temple, a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty; Prasat Kravan, originally constructed by noblemen rather than a king; Banteay Kdei built in sandstone, which has deteriorated quite badly; Srah Srang, a royal pool which was the King's bathing pond, where he washed with his many concubines each day; Takeo commissioned by King Suryavarman I in the 10th Century, but it was never completed so has no elaborate decoration like its contemporaries; Thommanon, a small attractive temple in very good condition, built at the same time as Angkor Wat; Chau Say Tevoda built during the second quarter of the 12th century opposite of Thommanon.

In the afternoon overland trip to visit the highlights of the Grand Circuit including: Preah Khan - meaning The Sacred Sword, famous for its immensely long cruciform corridors and delicate carvings; Neak Pean, a delicate highlight of Khmer art, the perfect representation of the heavens on earth; Ta Som, a small classic Bayon style monastic complex consisting of a relatively flat enclosure; East Mebon, built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman. Last visit Pre Rup built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman and view lovely sunset there. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Siem Reap Departure

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Free leisure on own arrangement until time transfer to airport for flight onwards. On the way if there is time we will visit Puok, the real and original place of the Artisans d’Angkor silk, where you will see the full process of silk producing, from the silk worms munch on the Mulberry leaves to spin their cocoons which used to make silk warp. You of course will see the weaving work and purchase the high quality silk products as a beautiful Cambodia souvenir. Straight to Siemreap airport for your departure. End of services.

Meals: Breakfast

Where you'll Stay

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4* Hotels

Siem Reap 3 Sokha Roth Hotel
Phnom Penh 1 Green Palace Hotel

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Phnom Penh – Siem Reap 5 Days USD 667 Per Person

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