8DAYS/7NIGHTS PHNOM PENH – BATTAMBANG – SIEM REAP
Tour Code: CTC-026
DAY 1: ARRIVAL / PHNOM PENH
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
End of services!
- 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
- All other meals & beverages
- Personal expenses and Tips
Note: Accommodation & Meal arrangement can be provided upon requested