CAMBODIA EXPERIENCE (RT-CA07)

Day 1: ARRIVAL - PHNOM PENH (no meal), Day 2: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS by flight (B), Day 3: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS (B), Day 4: SIEM REAP - BOAT TRP – DEPARTURE (B)

Tour Code: RT-CA07

Duration: 4 DAYS/ 3 NIGHTS

ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL - PHNOM PENH (no meal)

Upon arrival at Phnom Penh airport, meets and transfers to hotel for check in

Lunch not included

In the afternoon, visit the National Museum. Housed in a beautiful traditional building, it contains many outstanding examples of Khmer craftsmanship. Learn about a brighter period in Cambodian history with a visit to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Explore Wat Phnom, a peaceful temple situated on a hill for which the city is named. According to legend, a 14th-century woman named Penh found sacred Buddhist objects in the nearby river and placed them here on the small hill.

Dinner not included and night at hotel in Phnom Penh

Day 2: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS by flight (B)

Breakfast at hotel

Transfer to Phnom Penh airport for flight to Siem Reap (airfare quoted separately)

Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport meets and transfers directly for the visit to :

Roluos Group: Lo Lei, Preah Ko and Ba Kong temples. Lunch not included

Visit to the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang ("The Royal Baths" was once used or ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake) and Preah Khan temple, Built by the King Jayavarman VII. Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. 

Dinner not included and night at hotel

Day 3: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS (B)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch not included

Visit to the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Enjoy wonderful sunset from the top of Pre Rup Temple.

Dinner not included and night at hotel

Day 4: SIEM REAP - BOAT TRP – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at hotel

In the morning, we will enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap Lake at KAMPONG PHLUK VILLAGE. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen's "floating village" with floating schools, floating police station, etc. It is same as a big village floating on the lake, and the "village" move from place to place following water levels and current. Lunch not included

Transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to next destination.