Day 1 : ARRIVAL
in PHNOM PENH
arrival at Phnom Penh Airport. Transfer to your hotel
(room may not be ready until begining afternoon). With your professional
guide and prived car we start to visit Phnom Penh . Situated
at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia's
capital city look like a big village- town where French colonial
influences can still be seen in old buildings restored. We will
first go to see Wat Phnom Temple.
Then we will visit the Royal Palace and the Silver
Pagoda . The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture,
it was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon
III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines
in the world . The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles.
Afternoon, visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion,
which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are
from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the
4th century. If you would like to see, you will visit Tuol
Sleng Genocide Museum and we will enjoy a boat cruise
on the Mekong River to see Phnom Penh from the river, and
watching the sunset over Phnom Penh.
Day 2 : PHNOM
PENH/ SIEM REAP
to the port at 6 AM transfer to the speed boat to Siem Reap
(Angkor), (about 5 hours boat) . Landscape and scenic views
of the Cambodian rural life along the riverbank After arrival
and transfer to hotel, we will visit Siem reap market and at
16h40, we wil go to see Angkor Wat temple from outside
ate the best light of the day on the temple and watch the picturesque
sunset on Angkor Wat from Phnom Bakheng temple. Overnight
at the hotel in Siem Reap. (See
below, optional Phnom Penh to Angkor, by plane, by private car
or public bus)
The Magnificent Angkor Vat.
Angkor tour Cambodia
Day 3 : ANGKOR
is the nearest town to the famous complex of Angkor. From the
9th to 15th century, Angkor was the heart of a sophisticated
civilization. We will see massive stone monuments. We start
by visit the "Great City" of Angkor Thom. Visits
include the famous Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas Temple within
the Royal Palace enclosure , Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the
Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Afternoon dedicated to visit the most famous temple magnificent
Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed
in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares.
Beautiful carved bas- relief on the outer walls and corridors,
depicting mythological scenes of Ramayana and day to day life
at the time of Angkor's building.
Day 4 : ANGKOR
visit on the morning, a selection of temples, including the
Royal City of Preah Khan with carved stone lanterns and impressive
sculptures, Neak Pean a shrine built on a small circular
island, Ta Som, East Mebon with false doors decoration
and lintels and Preah Rup and the rebuilt superb temple of
Chau Say Thevoda
Afternoon will include Thommanon, Takeo, one of Angkor's
great mountains temple, Ta Prohm who become part of the
jungle, Banteay Kdei with attractive carvings, Srah
Srang, Prasat Kravan unique brick sculptures,.
Day 5 : BANTEAY
SREI / TRANSFER AIRPORT
out the main Angkor complex to visit the Banteay Srei temple.
this enchanting temple was designed to leave no space undecorated,
and there is a quite unique fine carvings in pink sandstone.
Then, visit will be to Banteay Samre with exceptional
Afternoon (if your flight time permiting) we will visit the old
village of Siem Reap and Les Chantiers Ecole, a
handicraft center located in the center of Siem Reap. Les Chantiers
Ecole was founded in 1992 to revive ancient art of Khmer. Tour
ends at Siem Reap Airport. Transfer 2 hours before time flight