8-day highlights of Siem Reap Angkor Complex & Phnom Penh

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.

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$1,329

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Accommodation in Double/Twin shared with daily breakfast
    • English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
    • Entrance fees as mentioned in the program
    • Water during transfer
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Thom
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Wat
    • Entry/Admission - Ta Prohm
    • Entry/Admission - Prasat Kravan
    • Entry/Admission - Banteay Kdei
    • Entry/Admission - Srah Srang
    • Entry/Admission - Preah Khan
    • Entry/Admission - Neak Pean
    • Entry/Admission - Ta Som
    • Entry/Admission - Pre Rup
    • Entry/Admission - Kbal Spean
    • Entry/Admission - Banteay Srei
    • Entry/Admission - Banteay Samre
    • Entry/Admission - Tonle Sap Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Bo Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Psar Chaa - Old Market
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Silver Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Phnom
    • Entry/Admission - Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
    • Entry/Admission - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Any services not mentioned in the program
    • Drinks, other meals, TIP and personal expenses
    • International / Internal flight from or to Cambodia

  • Day 1: Siemreap arrival

    Stop At: Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
    Upon arrival, welcome by a tour guide in Siem Reap, transfer to check in hotel. Then visit Wat Thmei (Killing Field) contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Some of the bones were recovered from a nearby well while others are the remains of soldiers who died on a nearby battlefield. Come back to visit the "Les Artisans d'Angkor – Chantiers Ecole" the Finest Authentic Khmer Arts and Crafts
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Welcome dinner with Apsara, the traditional Khmer dance which is not merely dance but also telling a story
    Accommodation included: Overnight Kouprey Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 2: Siemreap - Full day Angkor Complex

    Stop At: Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap 17259 Cambodia
    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
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Angkor Wat, Sangkat Nokor Thum, Siem Reap Cambodia
    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
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight Kouprey Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 3: Siemreap - Full day Angkor Complex

    Stop At: Ta Prohm, National Road #6 Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Prasat Kravan, National Road 6 Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Prasat Kravan was originally constructed by noblemen rather than a king
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Banteay Kdei, Angkor Archaelogical Park, Siem Reap 17000 Cambodia
    Banteay Kdei was built in sandstone, which has deteriorated quite badly. However, there remain some very beautiful lintels and pediments
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Srah Srang, National Road 6 Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Srah Srang is a royal pool was the King's bathing pond, where he washed with his many concubines each day
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Takeo, Takeo, Takeo Province
    Takeo - King Suryavarman I commissioned this temple in the 10th Century, but it was never completed so has no elaborate decoration like its contemporaries. It is a pyramid on 5 levels and is dedicated to Shiva. Thommanon - small attractive temple in very good condition, built at the same time as Angkor Wat
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Preah Khan, Angkor Wat Angkor Archaelogical Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Preah Khan - meaning The Sacred Sword, this temple was also built by Jayawarman VII and is famous for its immensely long cruciform corridors and delicate carvings
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Neak Pean, Angkor Wat Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    This temple is a delicate highlight of Khmer art. Built by Jayavarman VII, this temple is the perfect representation of the heavens on earth
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ta Som, Angkor Archaeological Park, 17252 Cambodia
    Ta Som was a small classic Bayon style monastic complex consisting of a relatively flat enclosure.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pre Rup, National Road #6 Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Last visit Pre Rup was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman and view lovely sunset there
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Kouprey Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 4: Siemreap - Kbal Spean - Banteay Srei - Siemreap

    Stop At: Kbal Spean, Angkor Kulen Hills, Siem Reap Cambodia
    there are also carving of Buddha and Buddhist images in the rock that date from a later period than the lingas. The original River of Thousand Lingams, Kbal Spean is an intricately carved riverbed deep in the foothills of the Cambodian jungle. Lingams are phallic representations sacred to Brahmanism as symbols of fertility, and hundreds of them are carved into the rock here, as are several carvings of gods and animals above the small waterfall
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Banteay Srei, Siem Reap Cambodia
    Banteay Srei, loosely translates to “citadel of the women, but this is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Banteay Samre, Banteay Srei Angkor, Siem Reap Cambodia
    Banteay Samre - large, comparatively flat temple displaying distinctively Angkor style architecture and artistry
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Kouprey Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 5: Siemreap - Phnom Penh

    Stop At: Tonle Sap Lake, Lower Mekong Basin Cambodia
    Floating Villages, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap! Take a ride in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Here you’ll see plenty of examples of the Khmer way of life on the Tonle Sap
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Wat Bo Temple, Wat Bo Road, Siem Reap Cambodia
    Wat Bo founded in the 18th century, a highly respected pagoda contains very unique wall paintings of the Reamker (Ramayana) that are said to be late 19th century
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Psar Chaa - Old Market, Psar Chaa Road Old French Quarter, Siem Reap 17252 Cambodia
    Psar Chars, also called the “Old Market”, where anything and everything is for sale
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
    Phnom Penh – the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial styles with French villas and large tree-line sidewalk
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Cardamon Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 6: Phnom Penh - Full day city tour

    Stop At: Royal Palace, Sothearos between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh Cambodia
    Visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh Cambodia
    Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Monument, City Centre, Phnom Penh Cambodia
    Independence Monument, or Vimean Ekareach as it is referred to in Khmer, is a majestic structure that dominates Phnom Penh city centre. Independence Monument was primarily erected to mark the liberation of the country from the French, who ruled Cambodia for almost a century from 1863 to 1953.

    Stop At: National Museum, 13th St. Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh Cambodia
    The National museum; a beautiful Khmer architecture building contains more than 5000 art antiques made by bronze, wood, gold, silver, copper, sandstone and others
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Wat Phnom, Street 96 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh Cambodia
    Walk up to sacred hill Phnom Daun Penh – also the name of a pagoda and name of the capital nowadays
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Central Market, Calmette St. 53, Phnom Penh 55555 Cambodia
    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
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Cardamon Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 7: Phnom Penh - Full day city tour

    Stop At: Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh Cambodia
    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
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Corner of Street 113 & St 350 History Museum, Phnom Penh 12304 Cambodia
    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
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Russian Market, Street 163 Corner of Street 444, Phnom Penh 12310 Cambodia
    Going shopping around Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Cardamon Hotel (3-star) or similar

    Day 8: Phnom Penh departure

    Stop At: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
    free leisure on own arrangement until time transfer to airport for flight onwards.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Siem Reap International Airport, NR6, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Asia Travel Links

Activity ID: V-24244P375

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