Day 01: Phnom Penh / Arrival
Arrive Phnom Penh International airport. Meet up by English speaking guide and transfer to hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, visit to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek are not to be missed. A visit to these sights provides us a deep insight into the painful bloody rule of the Khmer Rouge. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 02: Phnom Penh – Battambang
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit to the most remarkable sites of Phnom Penh, including of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, National Museum and Wat Phnom. Later, we drive to Battambang with English speaking guide by stopping en-route to visit Pottery village in Kampong Chnang province. After that, we continue to Pursat Province to visit Klieng Moeung historic place before proceeding to Battambang. Upon arrival, check in hotel. The rest of day is free time at leisure. Overnight in Battambang.
Day 03: Battambang
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, with English speaking guide, enjoy the Cycling tour in the City. In the afternoon, we depart from hotel to the outskirts of Battambang which called Odam Bang village about 3km from the town. Upon arrival to Odam Bang village take the small train (Bamboo train) [It’s subject to provincial government’s approval] through the rice fields to Osroy Lov, then return back to Odam Bang village by the same small train. Then drive to Phnom Banon, with its f ive sandstone towers on top of a hill and enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding plains. Overnight in Battambang.
Day 04: Private boat from Battambang to Siem Reap
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to boat pier in Battambang for boarding to Siem Reap which will be accompanied by English Speaking Guide. Arrive Siem Reap pier & transferred to hotel for check-in. The rest of day is free at leisure. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 05: Siem Reap
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, with English speaking guide, begin the visit by making an excursion to Rolous group: visit to Bakong, Preah Ko, Lolei temples. Then, visit to Banteay Srei Temple. It is built largely of red sandstone, which is covered with elaborate and deeply carved decoration. The buildings themselves are miniature in scale. These factors have made the temple extremely popular with tourists, and have led to its being widely praised as a “precious gem”, or the “jewel of Khmer art”. We continue to visit to Landmine Museum. In the afternoon, we visit to the temples of Pre Rup, traditionally believed to be a funerary temple, but in fact the state temple of Rajendravarman II. Then, visit Mebon, architecturally and artistically superior temple-mountain beautifully carved false doors on upper level, as well as an excellent view of the surrounding countryside. Tasom, the most distant temple on the grand circuit, is small but classic Jayavarman VII temple. The temple is faced by a statue of the horse, Balaha, saving drowning sailors. Preah Khan means ‘sacred sword’. In harmony with Ta Prohm, which was dedicated to Jayavarman VII’s mother, Preah Khan is dedicated to his father. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 06: Siem Reap
Morning visit to: Ta Keo, Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdei, Thomanon, Chau Seytevoda and Srah Srang. Then, visit Angkor Panorama Museum. In the afternoon, enjoy with Tuk Tuk tour to visit we visit Angkor Temples Complex by visiting the Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, the extensive temple complex of soaring towers, elaborate carved murals, colonnades and courtyards that ushered in the classic age of Khmer art architecture, Bayon temple located in the center, this temple rises on three levels with galleries containing bas reliefs depicting daily life and historical Khmer battles won and lost, Phimean Akas, Leper King and Elephants Terrace, Baphuon temples. Evening, visit Phare Cambodian Circus performance starting 8pm for 1hour. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 07: Siem Reap / Departure
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, Tuk Tuk tour with English speaking guide to the epic Angkor Wat complex – the most wonderful remains of a disappeared civilization which built the splendid Temple of Angkor, partially annihilated afterwards by invasion and hidden for centuries by forest. Angkor is the big attraction not just for Cambodia but for all over the world. This temple, dedicated to Vishnu, was constructed at the beginning of the twelfth century. It is remarkable for its powerful architecture and for the richness of its sculptures.
This trip includes:
Hotel accommodation by twin share basis with daily B-breakfast
Ground transportation by private, air-cond vehicle Regional ENGLISH speaking guide
Sightseeing with admission fees
Speedboat from Battambang to Siem Reap
Mineral water and cold tissues on tours
Local-made departure gift
This trip excludes:
Visa on arrival to Cambodia International airfares arrival & departure
All other meals & beverages that NOT indicated in the itinerary
Personal expenses and Tips