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6 DAY(S) TOP SELLING TOURS

Siemreap - Battambang - PhnomPenh

General knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh.

Highlights

  • .The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle
  • Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty
  • Odam Bang village, we enjoy a small bamboo train ride to Ousrolao village almost 2 hours
  • Silver pagoda, the emerald Buddha temple.

Itinerary in Brief

  • Day 1 – Day 3
    Visiting the Angkor Complex, enjoy bamboo train in Battambang.
  • Day 4 – Day 6
    Visiting the Silver Pagoda, Royal Palace, Toul Sleng.
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Inclusion

  • 05 nights accommodation with twins share
  • Meals mentioned in program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch and D: Dinner).
  • Air-conditioned transfers.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Bamboo train in Battambang
  • English speaking guide
  • Bottles of drinking water every day

Exclusion

  • Airfare (international and domestic) and airport tax
  • Visa services (Visa approval letter/Visa stamp fee/ Visa fast track)
  • Early check-in/late check-out/ room upgrade surcharge
  • Other meals, drinks, and personal expenses (phone call, laundry, tipping etc.)
  • Any services not mentioned in the program
  • Optional tours.

Welcome by tour guide at airport upon arrival and transfer to visit West Baray Big Pond, a “baray” is a water reservoir built by the ancient Khmer people. On the way back to Siem Reap you will call in at Les Artisans d'Angkor, an interesting boutique workshop where you can observe young Cambodians learning traditional Khmer handicraft techniques, such as stone & wood carving, and lacquering & gilding - a great opportunity for last minute quality souvenirs.We continue to one of the city’s lively open markets, Psar Chars, also called the “Old Market”, where anything and everything is for sale. Overnight in Siem Reap!

After breakfast, explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries.
Afternoon visit Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction. It is time to Pre Rup temple for a romantic sunset view. Have funny time at bars and pubs at Angkor night market! Overnight in Seam Reap!

Breakfast at hotel, morning transfer to Battambang province with taking around 3 hours, upon arrival lunch and check in hotel. Then visit Odam Bang village, we enjoy a small bamboo train ride to Ousrolao village almost 2 hours go and back. We will visit local villages & people to experience their lifestyle. We return to Odam Bang village by the same small train. Then turn to visit Phnom Banon; the temple has five towers similar to Angkor Wat, but it was constructed separately. At the foot of the mountain, there is a moat and two natural wells, Bet Meas and Chhuong. Overnight in Battambang!

Breakfast at hotel, morning overland to Phnom Penh with taking around 5 hours. 
Welcome to Phnom Penh – the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial styles with French villas and large tree-line sidewalk. Upon arrival lunch and check in hotel. Then you will visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver. We will stop at Independence monument and explore the National museum; a beautiful Khmer architecture building contains more than 5000 art antiques made by bronze, wood, gold, silver, copper, sandstone and others. We pass through the river-front park where 4 rivers met at a junction include mystical Mekong. Walk up to sacred hill Phnom Daun Penh – also the name of a pagoda and name of the capital nowadays. Last visit Central Market, a large market constructed in 1937 in the shape of a dome with four arms branching out into vast hallways with countless stalls of goods. Initial design and layouts are from French architect Louis Chauchon. Overnight in Phnom Penh!

Breakfast at hotel, in the morning we visit Choeung Ek museum, where between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants detained and tortured at S-21 were transported for the extermination. We continue to Tuol Sleng prison now is Genocide Museum, the most secret part of the Khmer Rouge regime. It’s also called S-21 (abbreviated for Security Office 21), a Khmer Rouge's premier security camp, specifically designed for the interrogation and extermination of anti-Angkor elements. Leave the relics of the bad history of Cambodia we will have lunch before going shopping around Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals. Last we will take a cruise to see the sunset on the Mekong and Tonle Sap River in the “Four Arms” section where the Mekong meets the Tonle Sap River before splitting into two branches. Overnight in Phnom Penh!

Breakfast at hotel, free leisure until time transfer to airport for flight onward! END THE SERVICES

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