15DAYS CAMBODIA BEACH & CULTURES

Phnom Penh - Sihanouk Ville - Battambang - Siem Reap

Royal Palace
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
National Museum
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Central Market
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wat Phnom
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Killing Field
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tuk Tuk Ride
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Dinner Cruise on Mekong River
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Beautiful Beach
Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia
Ochheauteal Beach
Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia
Bamboo Train Ride
Battambang, Cambodia
Ek Phnom Temple
Battambang, Cambodia
Floating Village along Tonle Sap River
From Battambang to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Southgate (Angkor Thom)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Ta Prohm Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Neak Pean Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Kulen Waterfall
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Optional - Horse Back Riding
Siem Reap, Cambodia

OVERVIEW


Day1: Phnom Penh Arrival

Day2: Phnom Penh City Tours (B/L)

Day3: Phnom Penh City Tours (B/L/D)

Day4: Phnom Penh - Sihanouk Ville (Beach) (B)

Day5: Sihanouk Ville (Free at own sea activity) (B)

Day6: Sihanouk Ville (Free at own sea activity) (B)

Day7: Sihanouk Ville - Phnom Penh (B)

Day8: Phnom Penh - Battambang (B/L)

Day9: Battambang Tours (B/L)

Day10: Battambang - Siem Reap (B/L)

Day11: Siem Reap Tours (B/L)

Day12: Siem Reap Tours (B/L)

Day13: Siem Reap - Kulen Mountain (B/L)

Day14: Siem Reap Free Day (B)

Day15: Siem Reap – Departure (B)

 

DETAILS ITINERARY


Detail Program 

Day1: Phnom Penh Arrival

Upon arrival Phnom Penh International Airport, meet with our tour guide and driver then transfer directly to Hotel for check in. Remain of the day free at your own leisure.

Day2: Phnom Penh City Tours (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, today start your first stop by visiting the Royal Palace built in 1866 and the Silver Pagoda located within the Royal Palace compound. The Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5,000 silver tiles. Continue to the National Museum, dedicated exclusively to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority of the exhibits are from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), but some date from as early as the 4thcentury. Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit the Central Market (Psar Thmei), 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. The four wings of this gigantic yellow dome are teeming with stalls that sell goods ranging from gold and silver, antique coins, money exchange, books, flowers, food, fabrics, shoes, souvenirs, seafood and countless other products. Last stop for today, visit to Wat Phnom, an ancient pagoda on a hill, which marks the legendary founding place of the city. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day3: Phnom Penh City Tours (B/L/D)

Visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison). This prison was a high school, used as a prison by Pol Pot's security forces, and became the largest center for detention and torture during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Then continue to the notorious Killing Fields "Choeung Ek", 15km southwest of Phnom Penh. This is the site of the brutal execution of more than 17,000 individuals, most of whom were incarcerated in Tuol Sleng Prison during the Pol Pot regime (1975–1979). Lunch at local restaurant.

Evening, you will be taking by Tuk Tuk take you to experience Sunset Buffet Dinner on the cruise along Mekong River to admire the beauty of Phnom Penh city on sunset and nightlife. After dinner, transfer back to your hotel by Tuk Tuk for overnight.

Day4: Phnom Penh - Sihanouk Ville (Beach) (B)

After breakfast at hotel, you will be transfer to Sihanouk Ville on private car (no tour guide or upon request). This is the smoothest road of Cambodia built by the USA since 1950s. It will take about 4.5 hours to reach destination. Upon arrival Sihanouk Ville, check in your hotel and free for the remained of the day.

Day5: Sihanouk Ville (Free at own sea activity) – (B)

Day6: Sihanouk Ville (Free at own sea activity) – (B) 

Day7: Sihanouk Ville - Phnom Penh (B)

Today you may want to just spend your last day on the beach of Cambodia before transfer back to Phnom Penh. However the checkout time is 12:00 noon otherwise extra charge for late checkout will apply.

Arrival Phnom Penh, free time. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day8: Phnom Penh - Battambang (B/L)

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer on private transportation to Battambang with tour guide. The distance is 291 Km which take about 5 hours drives, but you may stop at few places on the way such as Udong Mountain, located about 40km northwest of the capital Phnom Penh, to visit golden stupas on the top of the hill. You may arrive late for lunch at local restaurant or have you lunch at Kampong Chnang (depend on your exact schedule when you finalize with your tour guide). Check in your hotel for some break then you will be picked up around 4:00 pm to catch bamboo train ride, a fun experience and also a great opportunity to see the sunset view at countryside. It’s like a childhood dream come true. Transfer back to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day9: Battambang Tours (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel, visit the archeological provincial museum before departure to visit Ek Phnom temple in the 11st century and the colonial style houses along the Sangke River. On the way back, you can visit the traditional Cambodian houses and the artisan factory of rice flaky cake. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Phnom Banon, the 11th century mountaintop Angkorian ruin of Phnom Banan is the best preserved of the Khmer temples around Battambang. As you approach you will see the distinctive five towers pointing skyward, like a smaller version of Angkor Wat. At the base of the mountain you are faced with a steep laterite staircase flanked by Nagas. After climbing the 350+ steps you are treated to a wonderfully peaceful setting. The temple was built by Udayadityavarman II, son of Suryavarman I, and despite some looting it is in a considerably better state of repair than Wat Ek Phnom. Transfer back to your hotel for relax of the day.

Day10: Battambang - Siem Reap (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Siem Reap by boat with tour guide. The boat will take approximately 8 hours to reach Siem Reap destination. On the boat, you may experience life along the Tunle Sap Lake, the biggest lake in Asia. Due to the distance on boat is quite long, you may discuss with your tour guide for the option of packing your lunch.

Upon arrival Siem Reap, transfer by private vehicle directly to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Day11: Siem Reap Tours (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel, we go out to 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 Phimeanakasthe Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat, the world Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Then visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a spectacular sunset view from Bakheng Hills. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Day12: Siem Reap Tours (B/L)

Morning visit, the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature.  Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, explore the surrounding temples including Banteay Kdei, Srah Srong, Takeo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda as well as the grand circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, Neak Pean, Krol Ko, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup Temples. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day13: Siem Reap - Kulen Mountain (B/L)

Today, we visit Kulen Mountain or Phnom Kulen is declared as a National Park. It is an isolated mountain massif located in Svay Leu District and some 48km from Siem Reap. Its highest point is 487 meters. This is widely regarded as the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire. During the constructional period of the ancient temples in the Nineth century, sand stones were brought from this sacred mountain to Angkor.  It was here at Phnom Kulen that King Jayavarman II proclaimed independence from Java in 802 A.D. 

The site is known for its carvings representing fertility and its waters hold special significance to the people of Cambodia. Just a few inches under the surface of the water, over 1000 carvings of Yoni and Linga are etched into the sandstone riverbed. The waters are regarded as holy, given the sacred carvings which also include a stone representation of the Hindu god Vishnu lying on his serpent Ananta, with his wife Lakshmi at his feet. A lotus flower protrudes from Vishnu’s navel bearing the god Brahma. The river then ends with a beautiful waterfall.  Phnom Kulen is regarded highly by Cambodian people as a sacred location and has developed into a great tour destination. Evening, drive back to hotel and overnight.

Day14: Siem Reap Free Day (B)

Today is free at your own leisure and schedule.

Optional tours at your own expense:

The below price not included transfer in/out to the destinations which you may want to discuss with tour guide or hotel for more information if you are interested.

Quad-Bike Adventure:

An unforgettable experience as you will ride a quad bike especially designed for off road terrain through the beautiful countryside of Siem Reap Province. The guided tour will take you to local villages, where you can learn about the way of life in rural Cambodia and have the chance to meet and chat with the wonderful and friendly people. The highlight of this tour is the sunset in the rice fields.

Horseback-Riding at Happy Ranch:

Head to the Happy Ranch outside of Siem Reap, the only western style horse ranch in Cambodia. There, you will get acquainted with your horse of pure Cambodian breed, a descendant of the Mongolian wild horses. Enjoy the countryside on horseback! During the 2-hour trail ride you will get to places far outside the tourist area, through the rice fields and local villages to the rarely visited temple of WatAtvea. Explore the peaceful temple ruins of the Angkor era, a truly authentic experience.

Angkor National Museum:

The modern museum showcases artefacts from the Golden Era of the Khmer Empire by use of multimedia technology to picture this interesting historical period. Experience Angkor at its best on a guided visit to the Museum.

Day15: Siem Reap - Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, free until time to transfer to Siem Reap international airport to catch your flight for next destination.

PRICE

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 TOUR INCLUDES

  • Private Transfer with air-conditioning vehicle as programmed
  • Accommodation
  • English tour guide
  • Entrance Fee for sightseeing
  • Meal as stated in the itinerary: (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Bottle of mineral water during tour

TOUR EXCLUDES

  • Insurance (Highly recommend to take your own insurance before your departure)
  • Personal expenses, like drink, laundry etc
  • Visa, flight ticket
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Other not mentioned

 

 

 

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