Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights Price: USD/ pax
Phnompenh - Siem Reap highlight tour 5 days 4 nights: visit Victory Monument, National Museum, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Roluos Group, Prasat Kravan, South Gate,….
Itinerary Phnompenh - Siem Reap tour 5 days 4 nights:
Day 01: Phnompenh - Arrival (Lunch, Dinner)
Transfer from Phnom Penh International Airport to the hotel.
Have lunch at local Restaurant, start the first day tour to visit the Victory Monument, and the National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art - notably sculptures - throughout the ages. Visit the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90 kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha, afternoon with the visit of the Central market, dinner at local restaurant and accommodation at hotel.
Day 02: Phnompenh - Siem Reap (Breakfast, Luch, Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport and for departure to Siem Reap by Cambodian Angkor Airways, arrive at Siem Reap International Airport and transfer to the hotel for refreshment than starting first day temple visit the Roluos Group The monuments of Roluos, which served as the capital of Indravarman I (reigned 877-89), are among the earliest large, permanent temples built by the Khmers and mark the beginning of Khmer classical art. Preah Ko erected by Indravarman I in the late 9th century dedicated by the King to his ancestors in 880. Bakong the largest and most interesting of the Roluos group temples, with his active Buddhist monastery just to the north of the east entrance. Lolei built on an islet in the center of a large reservoir (now rice fields) by Yasovarman I, the founder to the first city at Angkor.
Lunch at local restaurant in the afternoon continue your temple tour to discovering the unique interior brick sculptures Prasat Kravan, the Srah Srang reservoir (known as “The Royal Baths” was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Eastern Mebon (guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation) and back to hotel for refreshment and dinner at local, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Visit Siem Reap (Breakfast, Luch, Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel, continuous the second day temple visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks - the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond.
lunch at local restaurant than visit the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, back to Prasat BEY temple located in the north of Phnom Bakheng south gate of Angkor Thom in TONLE OUM, then we start taking a great traditional Khmer boat to exploring the great wall of Angkor Thom along the tonle oum lake with escorting you by very romantic natural music from the forest surrounding and bird song, stop at the secrete hole its called “Tadav Hole” to find out how smart the great Khmer Empire to prevent themselves from the various competitor then walk up to Prasat Chrong for visiting temple and enjoy the best sunset and the beautiful view and very fresh air pampering on warm body. back to hotel for refreshment than go out for dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Visit Siem Reap (Breakfast, Luch, Dinner)
An early bird special: Transfer to the archaeological site for sunrise from Phnom Bakheng, one of two hills dominating the plain of Angkor, from where you will have a spectacular view of the Western Baray and Angkor Wat or sunrise at Srah Srang, breakfast at local restaurant than go to Banteay Srei temple (10th century), regarded as the jewel in the crown of Classical Khmer Art continue to Ta Prohm one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery.
lunch at local restaurant, in afternoon continue your temple visits to Preah Khan built by the King Jayavarman VII, Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som and Banteay Samre, built in the third quarter of the 12th century. It consists of a central temple with four wings preceded by a hall and accompanied by two libraries, the southern example remarkably well preserved. Two concentric walls enclose the ensemble, dinner at local restaurant and accommodation at hotel.
Day 05: Visit Siem Reap (Breakfast, Luch)
Breakfast at hotel than go to visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Visit the village and take an excursion in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia.
Lunch at local restaurant visit to “Les Artisans d’Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles” of Siem Reap and time at leisure at a local market (if time permits). Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure flight to the next destination.
PRICE: USD/ pax
- Full board meal as mention in the itinerary
- Transportation: Air-con, Insurance, Driver license.
- Entrance fee as mention in the itinerary.
- English Speaking guide.
- Free Cold water and Tissue.
- International & Domestic Air fare and Air port tax.
- Personal Expense & others expense don’t mention in the itinerary.
- Children under 2 years old free of charge.
- Children from 3 - 8 years old charge 30% of adult fare.
- Children from 8 - 11 years old charge 50% of adult fare.
- Children 12 years old charge 100% of adult fare.