Exotic Travel to Cambodia - 10 Days | 9 Nights

Start : Siem Reap
Finish : Phnom Penh
Destinations: Siem Reap – Angkor Wat - Angkor Thom - Kulen Mountains - Banteay Srei - Ta Prohm - Preah Khan - village of Peam - West Baray - Kampong Thom - Kampong Cham - Phnom Penh

Day 1: Siem Reap - Arrival (None)

  • Arrive at the airport in Siem Reap and check-in at hotel check (Early check-in is NOT included and subject to hotel’s availability). The remainder of the day is free on your own leisure to enjoy the hotel facility or walk in the downtown.
  • Meals: None.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Wat - Angkor Thom (B)

  • Have breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit the most famous of all temples on the plain of Angkor, Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers glory on the Cambodian flag and a masterpiece of the 12th Century. Art historians describe him as a prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru, the five peaks the enclosing wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding ditches the sea.
  • Lunch is at the hotel (O/A).
  • Visit the South Gate with its huge statues and the ancient capital of the 12th Century, Angkor Thom.
  • We continue to see the Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers with over 200 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara paid), the royal residence, Phimeanakas, the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 3: Siem Reap – Kulen Mountains - Banteay Srei (B ; L)

  • Breakfast is at the hotel. Then drive through the typical Khmer countryside to the holy Kulen Mountains. Some of the construction of the temple of Angkor stones used came from here. Our vehicle takes us on a steep dirt road, where we can admire the beautiful landscapes based on the top of the mountain. There we are Lingas carved in the riverbed of the first successive kings of the Angkor-see period. Our walk will take us further into a huge natural rock with one carved into the rock big reclining Buddha.
  • We continue to a waterfall, do not forget your bathing suit, together with the locals to take a bath. More rock carvings in the riverbed can be found above the waterfall. The Phnom Kulen is also a very popular place for the Cambodians, who come here to enjoy the weekend at a picnic.
  • Lunch packages are available for this tour.
  • Then you visit Banteay Srei temple (10.-century regarded as the crown jewel of classical Khmer art and continue to visit to Banteay Samre, one of the most complete facilities in Angkor, above all, because of the restoration by the method of “Anastylosis". Samre, the name refers to an ethnic group of mountain people; the region at the base of Phnom Kulen inhabited and is probably associated with the Khmer. None Inscriptions have been found for this temple, but the style of most of the architecture corresponds to the classical art of the middle period, as well as in Angkor Wat. The proportions of Banteay Samre are enormous. A unique feature is an interior moat with lateritic paving, which is filled with water to the temple an ethereal atmosphere.
  • Return to Siem Reap. 
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 4: Siem Reap - Ta Prohm - Preah Khan (B)

  • Early morning at 05:30 we drive by Tuk Tuk to visit Ta Prohm temple before other tourists. As one of the most beautiful temples in the region was, the Ta Prohm left relatively untouched since its discovery, and has retained many of its secrets. Its charm lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, which was given up to free him from the jungle. How about the first European explorers, most of the temples of Angkor must have found, when she accidentally stumbled upon them, back to hotel for breakfast at 09:00.
  • Lunch (O/A) and afternoon, take the car/van to visit Preah Khan. Built by the King Jayavarman VII, Preah Khan is like Ta Prohm, a place of countless corridors and rooms. However, the temples of Preah Khan, Ta Prohm, are unlike in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts and to improve the situation and maintained. Built next to Neak Pean, a fountain in the middle of a swimming pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan Mountain Lake), and conclude we visit Ta Som. 
  • Meals: Breakfast 
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 5: Siem Reap – village of Peam - West Baray (B ; L)

  • Breakfast at hotel, we will visit to local village of Peam which is located 12km from Siem Reap town north of West Baray (By Tuk Tuk). You will have a lot of opportunities for pictures of Khmer Traditional houses, Buffalos, cows, and interaction with local family.
  • Picnic lunch at West Baray and return town stop to visit to "Silk Farm" of Siem Reap and floating village.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch 
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 6: Siem Reap - Kampong Thom (B ; L ; D)

  • Breakfast is at the hotel. We will departure Siem Reap to Kampong Thom (147 km, 2 ½ hours). On the way visit traditional villages and stop at the ancient Naga Bridge (Spean Pratpo) is located 40 km from Siem Reap. Arrive in Kampong Thom and transfer to your hotel.
  • Lunch is at a local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon you drive from Kampong Thom for Sambor Prei Kuk, located 35 km northeast of Kampong Thom. Visit the ancient capital of Chenla with its 100 temples from the pre-Angkor period.
  • Return to Kampong Thom. 
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Kampong Thom 

Day 7: Kampong Thom - Kampong Cham - Phnom Penh (B ; L)

  • Have breakfast at the hotel and we will departure to Kompong Cham (260 km, 3 hours).
  • On the way we are stop in Phum Prasat, with its single ancient temple.
  • Then go continuing to Kampong Cham. Continuing on our way to visit Wat Kohear Nokor, from the 11th Century, and then you will visit Wat Nokhor with its ancient temple and the pagoda from the 12th Century.
  • Lunch is at a local restaurant.
  • Have a short tour in Kampong Cham to view examples of colonial architecture. Drive to Chhup, a rubber plantation, the first in the region and by the French tire manufacturer Michelin founded. Late afternoon arrive in Phnom Penh. 
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh 

Day 8: Phnom Penh - city Tour (B)

  • Breakfast is at the hotel and then Phnom Penh city tour.
  • Visit the Victory Monument, and the National Museum, also known as the Museum of Fine Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in 1917 in the Khmer style. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art, especially sculpture from all eras.
  • Visit the Royal Palace of King Norodom built in 1866 on the grounds of the old city, and the Silver Pagoda. It is located in the royal palace, called the Silver Pagoda, because there is a floor of 5000 silver tiles.
  • Other treasures, which you will see are a Buddha made of solid gold and weighing 90 kilograms and a small emerald Buddha from the 17th Century, and baccarat crystal Buddha.
  • End of the day visit to Wat Phnom.
  • Meals: Breakfast 
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Day 9: Phnom Penh - Free time (B)

  • Free time to shopping or visit by your own.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh 

Day 10: Phnom Penh - Departure (B)

  • Breakfast is at the hotel. Pursue free day for own interests, to transfer to the airport for your return home.
  • Meals: Breakfast
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Price include

  1. English speaking guide for the entire trip except leisure time
  2. Accommodation at nice hotel.
  3. Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  4. All transportation and transfers with air-conditioning vehicle
  5. Boat for cruise.
  6. Meals as stated per itinerary
  7. Government tax and services charge
  8. Cold water and towel during the tour

Price exclude

  1. International airfare
  2. Travel insurance 
  3. Visa and visa arrangement
  4. Personal expenses : Tips & gratuities.