Cambodia Tour cultural package Phnom Penh to Angkor 6 days
Day 1 : ARRIVAL in PHNOM PENH
Arrival at Phnom Penh Airport. welcome by your guide and 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.
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 or we will visit one of the city’s lively open-air markets Psar Tuol Tom Pong, called Russian Market, where we can find mix of silks, gems, silver, antiques, etc, 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
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. transfer to the aiport and flight to Siem Reap, the Angkor’s gate. at arrival in Siem reap, transfer to your hotel . Siem Reap is the nearest town to the famous complex of Angkor.From the 9th to 15th century, Angkor was the heart of a sophisticated civilisation. After a short visit of Siem Reap, we will go in Angkor complex, in Bakheng Temple on the top of a hill with spectacular views over Angkor Wat and sunset on all Angkor site
Day 3 : SIEM REAP /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. Beautifull carved bas- reliefs on the outer walls and corridors, depicting mythological scenes of Ramayana and day to day life at the time of Angkor’s building.
Day 4 : ANGKOR (Siem Reap)
We will visit on the morning, 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 permiting 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
Day 5 : VISIT BANTEAY SREI / KOBAL SPIEN/ ROLUOS
Morning we will visit the enchanting Banteay Srei.with the fine carvings in pink sandstone are quite unique. Then second visit will be to kobal Spien the “thousand Lingas Rivers” The water runs over the sculptures of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Hanuman, Rama and many Lingas, which were carved in stone in the past to sanctify the water and Gods. Visit 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.
Day 6 : BOAT RIDE on TONLE SAP LAKE / SILK CENTER.
This morning we will enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap lake. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen’s “floating village” with floatting schools, floatting police station, etc. It is same as a big village floatting on the lake, and the “village” move from place to place following water levels and curant. Visit followed by Phnom Krom’s visit (temple on a hill on the way of Tonle Sap lake).
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. 2 hours before your departure with international
The prices include: The plane Phnom Penh-Siem Reap. All the transfers and the indicated transport, in car or minibus. All the hotels indicated with inclusive breakfast. The english-speaking professional guides such as indicated. The entrances of temples and pagodae in Phnom Penh and special permit to Angkor complex.
The prices don’t include: The meals of lunch and diner, and, the airport taxes. The not indicated visits. The insurances and The taxes photo or videoTags:Angkor, angkor phnom penh tour, Cambodia, cultural, Phnom Penh, phnom penh tour, phnom penh tour 7 days, private professional guide and car, reap to phnom penh, Siem Reap, siem reap to phnom, siem reap to phnom penh, travel