Great tour of Cambodia 13 days
Day 1 : Arrive in PHNOM PENH
Arrive in Phnom Penh capital of Cambodia. Reception at the airport, transfer to the hotel and first discovery of the city with in particular, visit of the Royal Palace and the national Museum of archaeology, according to the arrival time
Day 2 : PHNOM PENH/KOMPONG CHAM
Departure for Kompong Cham, situated at the edge of the Mekong. Visit of the Vat Nokhor temple, of the 12th century. Crossing of the Mekong and visit of the forests of Heveas and the harvest and transformation of Latex. Night in Kompong Cham.
Day 3: KOMPONG THOM/SAMBOR PREI KUK Road towards Kompong Thom, and Sambor Prei Kuk, the ancient capital of the Chenla’s kingdom. Discovery of the site builts by the king Ishanavarman the 1st, dating of the pre-angkorian period (7th and 8th centuries). Dozens temples in the forest. Night in Kompong Thom.
Day 4 : KOMPONG THOM / SIEM REAP
Departure by the road for Siem reap where is the Angkor’s mythical site. After installation in the hotel, we will attend the sunset since Phnom Bakend, and outside sight of Angkor Vat temple, very well lightened at the end of afternoon.
Day 5: SIEM REAP (ANGKOR)
The morning, discovery of Angkor Thom’s sites : the temple-mountain of Bayon, the Baphuon, the Terrace of the Leper King, the ancient Royal Palace, and the Terrace of the Elephants.
Afternoon, visit of Angkor Vat “the city which became a pagoda”.
Day 6 : SIEM REAP (ANGKOR).
The morning, visit of the pre-angkorians (9th century) Roluos temples: the Bakong, the Prah Ko, and Lolei followed by the visit of the most surprising temples of the whole Angkor’s site, the Ta Prohm, the Ta keo, lost in a luxuriant vegetation, as well as the small temples of Neak Pean, Preah Khan and Thomanon, and the big ponds (the Baray)
Day 7 : SIEM REAP (BANTEAY SREI)
The morning, excursion in Banteay Srei temple, the “Town of Women”, a jewel of pink wills completely sculptured, dedicated to Shiva and built in the 10th century by the king Jayavarman V, in passing by Prasat Kravan’s temple built in the year 921. The afternoon, visit of the Baray Oriental sites built by Rajendravarman : Banteay Kdey, Pre Rup, Preasat Khleang, Oriental Mebon. Discovery of the construction sites school (Les Chantiers Ecoles) where live again the Khmer traditions.
Day 8: PREK TOAL (TONLE SAP Lake)
Day of excursion on the Tonle Sap lake towards Prek Toal’s natural reserve, magnificent floating village, and fishermen’s floating villages of Choeng Koeng. On the way back, visit of the Siem Reap’s big market.
Day 9: PHNOM PENH / SIHANOUKVILLE
The morning, departure from Siem Reap by planeto Phnom Penh (45 min), then departure by the road to Sihanoukville (Kompong Som) at about 4 hours (without guide) of Phnom Penh. Sihanoukville has magnificent white sand beaches, very clean, and it is the most important port of Cambodia. Night in hotel near of the beach.
Day 10 : SIHANOUKVILLE
Sihanoukville, free time at leisure
Day 11: SIHANOUKVILLE / KAMPOT/KEP
Departure to Kampot by following the Gulf of Siam. Kampot is a city where we finds French colonial architecture. Kampot region produces a lot of tropical fruits. Excursion to Kep-On-Sea ( by following the ocean), ancient seaside resort.
Day 12: KAMPOT/ PHNOM PENH
Return in Phnom Penh. On the way, visit of Phnom Chisor’s temple ( temple in bricks of the 11th century) situated on a hill where from we have a very beautiful sight seing on the region.
Day 13: PHNOM PENH/PARIS
Vsits of the capital, in particular the Vat Phnom pagoda and visit of Russian Market. Transfer to the airport 2h30 before the departure of your plane
he prices include: all the transfers and the indicated transports, in private car or minibus according to the number of persons. All the hotels indicated with inclusive breakfast. The English speaking guides such as indicated. The entrances of temples, the museums and the pagodas indicated during all the journey and the Angkor’s special licence according to the number of days in Angkor.
The prices do not include: the international plane Paris – Cambodia. The meals of lunch and dinner . The not indicated visits.Tips and personal expenditure.
Tour in 3 stars hotels: for the persons who wish a circuit in 3 stars hotel, the lodging in Ta Keo and iKompong Thom is in standard hotel, (no 3 stars in these cities).Tags:Adventure tour, angkor borei, Angkor tours, Angkor Vat, Angkor Wat, ankor, asia, Banteay Srei, Bayon, Cambodia, cambodia travel, cambodian, circuit, great tour, journey, khmer, kompong thom, Laos, mekong, phnom chisor, phnom da, Phnom Penh, photo, photos, Preah Khan, rattanakiri, siam, Siem Reap, Ta keo, Ta Prohm, Tonle Sap, Tour, tourism, tours, travel, travels