6 days Phnom Penh Angkor Phnom Penh tour
Day 1 : ARRIVAL in PHNOM PENH
Morning arrival at Phnom Penh Airport. Transfer to your hotel (room may not be ready until begining afternoon). With your professional guide and prived car we start to visit Phnom Penh . Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia’s capital city look like a big village- town where French colonial influences can still be seen in old buildings restored. We will first go to see Wat Phnom Temple.
Then we will visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda . The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture, it was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines in the world . The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles.
Afternoon, visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion, which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the 4th century. If you would like to see, you will visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and we will enjoy a boat cruise on the Mekong River to see Phnom Penh from the river, and watching the sunset over Phnom Penh
DAY 2: PHNOM PENH / SIEM REAP
Early morning , transfer to the boat harbor to catch the speedboat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap up the Tonle Sap River and across the Tonle Sap Lake (5h boat). Landscape and scenic views of the Cambodian rural life along the riverbank . After arrival and transfer to hotel, we will enjoyvisit Siem reap market and at 16h40, we wil go to see Angkor Wat temple from outside ate the best light of the day on the temple and watch the picturesque sunset on Angkor Wat from Phnom Bakheng temple. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap. (See below, optional Phnom Penh to Angkor, by plane, by private car or public bus)
DAY 3: ANGKOR
Morning, with your guide and private car, we will see massive stone monuments. We start by visit the “Great City” of Angkor Thom. Visits include the famous Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure , Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King. Afternoon dedicated to visit the most famous temple magnificent Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. Beautiful carved bas- relief on the outer walls and corridors, depicting mythological scenes of Ramayana and day to day life at the time of Angkor’s building. Transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel
DAY 4: ANGKOR
Morning we will visit with your guide and private car a selection of temples, including the Royal City of Preah Khan with carved stone lanterns and impressive sculptures, Neak Pean a shrine built on a small circular island, Ta Som, East Mebon with false doors decoration and lintels and Preah Rup.
Afternoon will include Thommanon, Takeo, one of Angkor’s great mountains temple, Ta Prohm who become part of the jungle, Banteay Kdei with attractive carvings, Srah Srang, Prasat Kravan unique brick sculptures. Time permitting we will visit Les Chantiers Ecole, a handicraft center located in the center of Siem Reap. Les Chantiers Ecole was founded in 1992 to revive ancient art of Khmer Transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel
DAY 5: SIEM REAP – PHNOM PENH/ DEPARTURE
Morning we will visit with your guide and private car, the enchanting Banteay Srei with the fine carvings in pink sandstone are quite unique. The second visit will be to Banteay Samre, with elaborate architecture and exceptional carvings, and we will visit a local village. Afternoon, visit of the earliest temples of Angkor area, the Roluos group. The three Roluos temples have been built in years 877 to 889. They are the Bakong Temple Mountain with beautiful carvings on the false doors and lintels, the funerary temple of Preah Ko, and Lolei Temple. Transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel
DAY 6: SIEM REAP – PHNOM PENH by flight
Your flight time permitting, we will visit the Silk Farm in Puok, established to revive Cambodia’s beautiful silk production. We can see every step of silk production . Transfer to Siem Reap Airport. 1 hour before your departure with plane to Phnom Penh
The prices include: The boat Phnom Penh-Siem Reap. All the transfers and the indicated transport, in car or minibus as per the number of persons. All the hotels indicated with inclusive breakfast (local category). The english-speaking guides such as indicated. The entrances of temples and pagodae in Phnom Penh and The photo or video taxes in Royal Palace, and the Angkor all temples permit.
The prices don’t include: The meals of lunch and diner, drinks. The not indicated visits. The insurances
*Optional on demand: travel From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (price on demand)
*By Flight (about 50 mins) :
*By Private a/c Car
*By Public express a/c Bus