8 D PP–BB–REP

8DAYS/7NIGHTS PHNOM PENH – BATTAMBANG  – SIEM REAP

Tour Code: CTC-026

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL / PHNOM PENH

Royal palace

Royal palace

Arrive in Phnom Penh international airport, you will be met & greeted by your experienced tour guide and transfer to hotel, check-in.

In the afternoon, 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. At the evening, have a nice walk along the river where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset. Overnight in Phnom Penh

DAY 2: PHNOM PENH SIGHTSEEING    

Genocide Museum Tuol Sleng

Genocide Museum Tuol Sleng

In the morning, 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 3: PHNOM PENH / BATTAMBANG

Floating village in Kampong Luong

Floating village in Kampong Luong

Transfer by road to Battambang (5hours drive), on the way visit the two hills of Udong, which was the ancient capital of Cambodia. Continue to Kampong Luong, the fascinating fishing community on the Lake of Tonlé Sap, take a boat trip to see the floating village in Kampong Luong.

Bamboo-train

Bamboo-train

Arrive Battambang, 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. Overnight in Battambang

DAY 4: BATTAMBANG / SIEM REAP

Phnom Banan hill

Phnom Banan hill

In the morning, 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. In the afternoon, overland to Siem Reap (2:30hours), arrive the hotel in the late afternoon. Check in, free at own leisure to discover the city. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 5: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING             

Taprohm temple

Taprohm temple

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 it’s inaccessible by car where we can trek and spend around half an hour for this treasure in the forest (it’s very peaceful). Walk along the west gate along the forest till reach the east entrance of Ta Keo temple and enjoy the view from the top.

South gate of Angkor Thom

South gate of Angkor Thom

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 6: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

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 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.

DAY 7: SIEM REAP ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING

Kbal-spean 1000 lingas

Kbal-spean 1000 lingas

In the morning, visit Banteay Srei, the exquisite ‘Women’s Citadel’.  Continue to Kbal Spean, trekking up the hill of Kbal Spean to see natural resources, waterfall, and 11th century carving of Hindu deities on the river bed. 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.  Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 8: SIEM REAP / DEPARTURE                                      

Free at own leisure till time to transfer to airport for departure flight for the next destination.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • All land transportation by private, air-con vehicle
  • Experienced ENGLISH speaking guide
  • Boat trip in Kampong Luong
  • Bamboo train ride
  • All entrance fee for sightseeing of the program
  • Mineral water and cold tissues on tours

WHAT’S EXCLUDED:

  • Accommodation
  • All other meals & beverages
  • Personal expenses and Tips

 

Note: Accommodation & Meal arrangement can be provided upon requested

        

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