A stopover to discover the best of Cambodia with sacred temples of Angkor – the World Heritage and the tranquil Phnom Penh City with Royal Palace and National museum ..Kammgpong Thom, an ancient capital of Cambodia
- Tour Code: CEWCL-7
- Length: 7D / 6N
- From: Phnom Penh
- Finish: Siem Reap
$411price per pax
|Day 1||Arrival at the international airport in Phnom Penh||None|
|Day 2||Phnom Penh City Tour||B, L, D|
|Day 3||Phnom Penh – Kompong Thom Tours||B, L, D|
|Day 4||Siem Reap Tours||B, L, D|
|Day 5||Visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor||B, L, D|
|Day 6||Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas||B, L, D|
|Day 7||Have breakfast at the hotel and free time until transfer to airport for departure.||B|
Phnom PenhArrival at the international airport in Phnom Penh
Meet on your arrival at the international airport in Phnom Penh by Asia Tour Advisor’s guide and transfer to hotel. The additional day is free at your disposal to gain a first impression of Cambodia's capital. Stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Meals:B, L, D
Phnom Penh - Wat PhnomPhnom Penh City Tour
Have breakfast at the hotel and then Phnom Penh city tour; visit the Victory Monument, and the National Museum, also known as the Museum of Fine Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in 1917 in the Khmer style. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art, especially sculpture from all eras. Visit the Royal Palace of King Norodom built in 1866 on the grounds of the old city, and the Silver Pagoda. Locate at the royal palace, called the Silver Pagoda, because there is a floor of 5000 silver tiles. Other treasures, which you will see are a Buddha made of solid gold and weighing 90 kilograms and a small emerald Buddha from the 17th Century, and baccarat crystal Buddha. Have lunch at the hotel. Then visit the infamous Tuol Sleng museum. In 1975, the Tuol Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot's security forces and used as a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21) become. It soon became apparent as the largest such centre of detention and torture in the country. More than 17,000 people were being housed in the S-21 to later in the extermination camps in Choeung Ek brought. Prisoners died during the torture and were buried in mass graves in the prison floor. The museum displays include room after room photos of these men, women and children. On the walls from floor to ceiling are virtually represented all the people who were later killed. Then visit the Russian market (Psah Tuol Thom Pong), in a lively outdoor market where you will find antiquities, silver and gold jewellery, gems, silk, cameras, stone and wood carvings, and find T-shirts, CDs and other souvenirs . Your afternoon will end with the visit of Wat Phnom, the namesake city of Phnom Penh. Dinner is at a local restaurant and stay overnight at the hotel.
Meals:B, L, D
Phnom Penh - Kompong thomPhnom Penh – Kompong Thom Tours
Departure for visit to Kompong Thom Sambor Prei Kuk, located 35 km northeast of Kampong Thom. Visit the ancient capital of Chenla, with its 100 temples from the pre-Angkor period. Return to Kampong Thom. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Continue to Siem Reap. On the way visit traditional villages and stop at the ancient Naga Bridge (Spean Pratpo) is located 40 km from Siem Reap. Arrive in Siem Reap and transfer to hotel. Enjoy sunset at Angkor Wat after 17:00 clock. Have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Meals:B, L, D
Siem Reap - Prasat KravanSiem Reap Tours
In the morning visit the temple of Prasat Kravan with its unique brick sculptures and Ta Prohm temple. As one of the most beautiful temples in the region was, the Ta Prohm left relatively untouched since its discovery, and has retained many of its secrets. Its charm lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, which was given up to free him from the jungle. How about the first European explorers, most of the temples of Angkor must have found, when she accidentally stumbled upon them. Then, visit Takeo, Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon. Have lunch at the hotel. Then visit the temple of Preah Khan. Built by King Jayavarman VII, Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of many winding passages and rooms. Unlike Ta Prohm Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and restoration and ongoing efforts, this situation should also improve and maintain. Next on their tour of Neak Pean, built a fountain in the middle of a pool and is representative of the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake. Visit the Temple Ta Som and Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths"), without doubt, in the past, a place for ritual bathing. Dinner is at a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
Meals:B, L, D
Siem Reap - Angkor WatVisit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor
Have breakfast at the hotel then visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor, Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are located on the Cambodian flag and are used by art historians as a prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture and the masterpiece of the 12th Century means. The five towers of Angkor Wat symbolize the five peaks of Mount Meru - the walls surrounding the temple are the mountains on the edge of the world. The offshore trenches are the sea beyond. Lunch is at the hotel. In the afternoon visit the ancient capital, Angkor Thom from the 12th Century. See the South Gate with its huge statues of the royal court, the temple Phimeanakas, the Terrace of Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King and Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara) decorated on until sunset. Dinner is at a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
Meals:B, L, D
Siem Reap - Banteay SreiVisit the floating village of Chong Khneas
Transfer to Banteay Srei temple (from the 10th century) and as the crown jewel of classical Khmer art considered. Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 km south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional boat for a cruise on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Have lunch at the hotel. Visit At the end of our tour today the "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles" and have some free time on the local market. Have dinner at a local restaurant and stay overnight at the hotel.
Siem ReapHave breakfast at the hotel and free time until transfer to airport for departure.
Have breakfast at the hotel and free time until transfer to airport for departure. Finish unforgettable Cambodia Tour with Asia Tour Advisor. Good bye & see you in the next time! AsiaTourAdvisor can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.
|NUMBER IN GROUP
||PRICE per person in US$ - From 01 OCT ,2012 to 31 MAR, 2013
|Mid – range 3*
|NUMBER IN GROUP
||PRICE per person in US$ - From 01 APR ,2013 to 30 SEPT, 2013
|Mid – range 3*
- Accommodation in shared twin or double room with daily breakfast
- Local English speaking guide
- Private transfers and transportation on tours
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, Br=Brunch, D=Dinner)
- All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary
- Bottled water & cold towels on sightseeing days
- Cambodia visa
- Other meals and drinks at meals
- Hotel early check in /Late check out
- Overweight luggage
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Tips & gratuities
- Possible Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24& 31 December
- Other services not listed in inclusive column
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