11DAYS/10NIGHTS SIEM REAP – BATTAMBANG – PHNOM PENH – SIHANOUKVILLE
Tour Code: CTC-029
DAY 1: ARRIVAL / SIEM REAP
Arrive in Siem Reap international airport, you will be met & greeted by your experienced tour guide and transfer to the centrally-located hotel, check-in. Free at own leisure to discover the city.Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 2: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING
In the morning, departs from your hotel to visit a jungle temple, Ta Prohm, which is embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees, it is well-known as Tomb Raider filmed inside. Continue to Tanei, another temple in the jungle and return back to Ta Keo temple and enjoy the view from the top.
In the afternoon, explore to the kingdom of Angkor by visiting the last capital of Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom via the South Gate, the giant stone faces city temple of Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, the Royal Palace, the Elephant Terrace and the Leper King Terrace. In the late afternoon, we climb up to the top of Phnom Bakheng for sunset view over Angkor Area. Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 3: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING
In the morning, departs from your hotel to visit Angkor Wat, the most incredible temple and the largest religious site in the world. In the afternoon, visit Banteay Srei, the exquisite ‘Women’s Citadel’. On the way back, have a nice walking along the typical village of Badak, where you can experience the daily life of Cambodian in the countryside, plantation around the village for the daily consumption and the houses on the stilts.
DAY 4: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING
In the morning,
In the afternoon, visit Les Artisans D’ Angkor where you can see their stone and wood carving workshops. Then you will move to local markets for shopping. Continue to Silk farm where we can learn the technique to produce natural Cambodia silk clothes and accessories. Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 5: SIEM REAP / BATTAMBANG
In the morning, departs from your hotel to Battambang (170km for 2 and half-hours drive). Battambang is the second biggest city of Cambodia, however it remain calm and the atmosphere truly bring you back to the French colonial era. It’s also known as “rice barn” of the country, the rice production of this province alone is enough to make Cambodia self-sufficient in terms of food. Arrive Battambang around 10am, take the city tour orientation along Steung Sangké river and the colonial buildings. Continue to Odam Bang village about 3km from the town. Upon arrival to Odam Bang village take the small train (Bamboo train) through the rice fields to Osroy Lov, then return back to Odam Bang village by the same small train. The operation is subject to the approval of local authority.
In the afternoon, visit Wat Kor village, where the old traditional houses aged between 80-100 years old still exist for the home of villagers. Continue to the striking hilltop temples of Phnom Sampeau & Phnom Banan, this massive limestone outcrop is dissected by a number of caves some more accessible than others, with some containing unexpected reminders of Cambodia’s history. Drive back to Battambang along Steng Sangké, area grows a variety of tropical fruits and after the rainy season farmers plant all kinds of vegetables along the fertile river banks, here you can learn about traditional agriculture. Overnight in Battambang
DAY 6: BATTAMBANG / PHNOM PENH
In the morning, transfer by road to Phnom Penh (5hours drive), on the way visit Kampong Luong, the fascinating fishing community on the Lake of Tonlé Sap, take a boat trip to see the floating village in Kampong Luong. Continue to the two hills of Udong, which was the ancient capital of Cambodia. Arrive in Phnom Penh in the afternoon, check-in. Free at own leisure to discover the city. Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 7: PHNOM PENH SIGHTSEEING
In the morning, take sightseeing to the most remarkable sites of Phnom Penh including, Royal Palace Silver Pagoda, and National museum. Continue to Wat Phnom where the history of Phnom Penh started. In the afternoon, visit Genocide Museum Tuol Sleng (former prison during Khmer rouge rule on 1975-1978). Move to Killing Field Choeung Ek where prisoner is transferred for execution. In the afternoon, enjoy shopping or exploration the city at Russian Market and Central market. Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 8: PHNOM PENH / SIHANOUKVILLE
In the morning, overland drive to Sihanoukville (230km for 3hours, with driver only), upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in. In the afternoon, free at own leisure on the beach. Overnight in Sihanoukville
DAY 9: SIHANOUKVILLE SIGHTSEEING (L)
Take a full day shared Boat trip to nearby islands including the islands of Koh Takiev, Koh Oussey, and Koh Chanlors, including Snorkeling, Fishing or simply Rest & Relaxation on the beach, you will see colorful of coral and fish at the first and third islands (Koh Chaluh & Tres). At the second island, we’ll have a BBQ’d lunch (Seafood Combo) Then you can swim or relax on a long white sandy beach with reef and coral in (Bamboo Island). On the way back you may asking for further snorkeling at the third island of Koh Tres. Overnight in Sihanoukville
DAY 10: SIHANOUKVILLE SIGHTSEEING (L)
Take a full day shared boat trip to Ream National Park through mangrove channel and boat trekking inside the mangrove forest by a small lake see the park’s wildlife (Boat may trek in side mangrove by a small lake when the water in the park is high). Dolphins can be seen almost every day from November to May. Hiking from fishing village through the mountain channel to the natural white sandy beach of Koh Sampouch. Birds can be seen such as Kite, Sea Eagle, Stork, Egret, Fish Eagle, Turtle Dove, Hornbill, Myna, Lesser, Tern, Swift, Sunbird, Bluebird, Bee-Eater, Parrots and more etc…Overnight in Sihanoukville.
DAY 11: SIHANOUKVILLE / PHNOM PENH / DEPARTURE
In the morning, your driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to Phnom Penh International airport for the departure flight to the next destination.
End of services!
- All land transportation by private, air-con vehicle
- Experienced ENGLISH speaking guide
- Boat trip in Kampong Luong
- Bamboo train ride
- Shared tour to some island and Ream national Park in Sihanoukville
- All entrance fee for sightseeing of the program
- Mineral water and cold tissues on tours
- All other meals & beverages
- Personal expenses and Tips
Note: Accommodation & Meal arrangement can be provided upon requested