Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6Nights

Tour Code: IGT-CAM-20

Duration: 7Days/ 6Nights

Price: From US$ 550- 880/ Pax

Designed by Annie(Ms) – Email: annie@indochinagrandtour.com

Brief:

  • Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh ()
  • Day 2: Phnom Penh – TonleBati(B)
  • Day 3: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham – Kampong Thom (B)
  • Day 4: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap (B/D)
  • Day 5: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex(B)
  • Day 6: Siem Reap – Small & Grand Circuit (B)
  • Day 7: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Departure (B)

Tour price per person in USD:

Group 1 pax 2 pax 3 – 4 pax 5 – 6 pax 7 – 9 pax 10 – 14 pax Single Sup
Package 3* 880 722 590 499 487 180
Package 4* 923 809 689 569 550 239

Tour Cost included

  • Hotel accommodation with basic sharing double/twin
  • Private transfers with Aircondition within
  • English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Water mineral

Tour Cost Non Included:

  • Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh ()Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6Nights

On arrival at Phnom Penh Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel. Phnom Penh was once considered the loveliest city of Indochina. Despite its recent turbulent history, it still maintains considerable charm. A city tour acquaints us with some major sights of Phnom Penh. Our first destination will start atRoyal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace. The Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. After visiting both structures, we will end up for today at the legendary temple of  Wat Phnom which recites the history of Phnom Penh’s name. O/N at hotel in Phnom Penh

Day 2: Phnom Penh –TonleBati– Phnom Penh (B)

Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6NightsToday we begin our sightseeing tour of Phnom Penh with a visit to the National Museum, which is dedicated exclusively to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority of the exhibits are from the Angkor period from 9th to 15th century, but some date from as early as the 4th century. We continue to one of the city’s lively open markets, PsarToul Tom Pong, also called the “Russian Market”, where anything and everything are for sales. Then continue a visit at TuolSleng Prison Museum and later the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ of ChoeungEk. A visit to these two sights provides a deep insight into the painful bloody rule of the Khmer Rouge. Heading out of town we visit the TonleBati with to explore Ta Prohm and PrasatYeayPeo Temple. Return back Phnom Penh for O/N at hotel

Day 3: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham – Kampong Thom (B)

Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6NightsThe overland expedition begins as we departure for the town and pass through Cambodia’s biggest growing rubber area to Kampong Cham. The deep contrast of lush vegetation and red surface of basaltic soil is incredible all along the way. On arrival in Kampong Cham we visit the beautiful French colonial architecture and WatNokhor containing the ancient temple and modern style pagoda. The following destination of our trip is Kangpong Thom. Along the way we make a stop at Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei, two hills whose names were translated as the ‘man hill’ and the ‘woman hill’. Then continue the road to Kampong Thom. After checking into hotel we visit some nearby villages and climb 980 steps to the top of Phnom Santuk for an impressive sunset view over the surrounding areas. O/N in Kompong Thom.

Day 4: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap (B/D)

Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6NightsAn early morning start to drive to the archeological sight of SamborPreiKuk, which is dotted with hundred pre-angkor styled temples. The road conditions are poor, but the spectacular scenery of this ancient ruin, with a mixture of temples and forest, makes the hardship all worthwhile. We continue travelling by roads to Siem Reap, passing the charming Khmer countryside. The town of Siem Reap is our base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor, which is home for the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire dating from 802 AD to 1350 AD. This stunning and extensive site sprawls through the dense jungle, over an area of 60 square miles. Dinner at local restaurant with Apsara show. O/N in Siem Reap

Day 5: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex (B)

Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6NightsToday we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. O/N in Siem Reap

Day 6: Siem Reap – Small & Grand Circuit (B)

Jewel of Khmer – 7Days/ 6NightsThe jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. We explore this masterpiece as well as some of the surrounding temples including BanteayKdei, SrahSrong, Ta Keo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevado. The grand circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, NeakPean, KrolKo, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup Temples, are also visited this afternoon before we walk up to Phnom Bakheng Hill for a view of the spectacular sunset over these sandstone monuments. O/N in Siem Reap

Day 7: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Departure (B)

This morning, we embark on a short cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia’s biggest natural water body. The experience is wonderful as we pass by floating village, friendly children in small boats and fishermen at work. The trip ends after your transfer to Siem Reap Airport for departure to next destination.

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