Phnom Penh Angkor Tour 5 days
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
transfer to the port at 6 AM transfer to the speed boat to Siem Reap (Angkor), (about 5 hours boat) . Landscape and scenic views of the Cambodian rural life along the riverbank After arrival and transfer to hotel, we will visit 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
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 civilization. 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.
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 and the rebuilt superb temple of Chau Say Thevoda
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,.
Day 5 : BANTEAY SREI / TRANSFER AIRPORT
Today drive out the main Angkor complex to visit the Banteay Srei temple. this enchanting temple was designed to leave no space undecorated, and there is a quite unique fine carvings in pink sandstone. Then, visit will be to Banteay Samre with exceptional carvings.
Afternoon (if your flight time permiting) we will visit the old village of Siem Reap and 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. Tour ends at Siem Reap Airport. Transfer 2 hours before time flight departure
The prices include: The boat Phnom Penh-Siem Reap. All the transfers and the indicated transport, in car or minibus with driver. All the hotels indicated with inclusive breakfast (local category). The English-speaking guides such as indicated. The entrances of temples and pagoda 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
*By Flight (about 50 mins) : Extra USD 83 per person
*By Private a/c Car (about 5 hrs) Extra 2 person= $ 35 per person/ 4 person = $ 25
*By Public express a/c Bus (5 hrs. 07.00-12.00)