If you are a person who are curious about religious beliefs, splendid architecture and diverse culture, this 8 days trip is perfect for you. Stand in awe of the ancient architectural achievement of Angkor Wat and feel the horrors in the Killing Fields at Phnom Penh. Its unique natural beauty together with long history make Cambodia becomes a truly exciting attraction. Cambodia has risen from the dark of war and revolution, and then become the “Pearl of Asia” with alluring cafe ritual, bustling city and superb gastronomy.
 

Tour Code:
Duration: 8 days/7 nights
Start/End: Siem Riep/ Phnom Penh
Tour Route: Siem Reap/ Sihanoukville/ Phnom Penh
Tour Type: Natural and Landscape, Religion and Culture
Tour Categories: Cambodia tours
Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges

Brief Itinerary
Day 01: Siem Reap: Arrival
Day 02: Siem Reap to visit temple with Khmer style
Day 03: Visit sunrise in Seam Reap and Khmer foods
Day 04: Siem Reap – Floating village – Sihanoukville (by air)
Day 05 & 06: Sihanoukville free day
Day 07: Sihanoukville – Phnom Penh
Day 08: Phnom Penh departure

 
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Day 01: Arriving Siem Reap (D)
Welcome to Cambodia!
Your local English speaking guide will meet and greet you when arriving in Siem Reap then transfer to your hotel for check-in, along the way your tour guide will describe Cambodia history or culture. (Official check in at 14:00)

Temple of Angkor Wat

Temple of Angkor Wat

After settling in, you will set out for an excursion the amazing and awe-inspiring temples of Angkor Wat where is surrounding by the manmade moat and has recorded as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will also enjoy a truly memorable sunset with a panorama view from Pre Rup temple.

Tonight you will be amazed by the Phare Cambodia Circus; a troupe of young Cambodians offering a spectacular and exciting blend of traditional and modern theatre, music, dance, acrobatics, juggling and contortion beautifully choreographed and performed as a story about Cambodian life and society. You will enjoy a welcome dinner before heading to Phare Cambodia Circus.
Overnight at Siem Reap

Phare Cambodia Circus in Siem Reap

Phare Cambodia Circus in Siem Reap

Day 02: Siem Reap to visit temple with Khmer Style (B, L, D)
Begins the tour early after having your breakfast at the hotel to explore Angkor Thom by walking on the rampart from the South Gate to see Prasat Chrong and stop at the Death Gate for some fruits and snacks before continue to see the main temple of Bayon. There are some small temples nearby you will visit such as Baphuon temple, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King. Then going to visit a jungle temple overgrown by balsa wood trees and vines, this is well-known, Ta Prohm Temple with its air of mystery.

World Heritage - Ta Prohm Temple

World Heritage – Ta Prohm Temple

Enjoy your packed lunch near Siem Reap River then have a rest in the hammock for a short nap as what Khmer people do it, before starting your afternoon tour.
Spending your afternoon to see Banteay Srei temple; is known as the ‘Women’s Temple’, and is associated with the supposed training of female soldiers to fight against the enemy. It is fairly unique in that it is constructed of beautiful pink sandstone and decorated with intricate stone carvings. On the return way you’ll visit Cambodia Landmine Museum, has collected thousands of landmines is impressive. What is even more impressive is the story of the one Khmer man, Mr. Aki Ra, who disarmed the majority of these landmines alone. If time permits, explore the ruin of Preah Khan is sitting in the middle of the jungle; entering from the eastern entrance walking along the causeway listening to the sound of bird and gibbons offering you a pleasant time.
Tonight enjoys having a dinner with the Apsara performance identify the unique Khmer culture.
Overnight in Siem Reap

Apsara Performance in Siem Reap

Apsara Performance in Siem Reap

Day 03: Visit sunrise in Siem Reap and Khmer Foods (B)
A Tuk Tuk and your guide will pick you up early today from your hotel, at around 5:00 am. You then transfer you to the Quad Bike Center for a quick briefing and safety training on how to use the gears, clutch, and brake before starting your adventure. You begin with a drive on your ATV through the small village of “Chreav” in the south to catch the sunrise over the green paddy fields. Now it’s the perfect time for some photos. The breeze while you drive is a great feeling, especially on a bright and fresh morning. On the way back, you will stop at the local market where the farming life starts very early. You’ll also see local people having their quick breakfast on the street side before heading to work. After you’ve completed your quad bike adventure you return by Tuk-Tuk to have a quick breakfast at one of the most popular local restaurants before you transfer back to the hotel.

Sunrise over Angkor Wat

Sunrise over Angkor Wat

You will have some time to rest at your hotel for swimming or visit the local market on your own.
04:30 PM Your Tuk-Tuk will meet you again at your hotel to start the afternoon Food Tour. Begin your food tasting experience from some local restaurants to the market where you can try many foods there as well as learning about some of the local herbs or ingredients through available at the market. Do not miss some of the street food stalls or fruit shakes along the walking section of the tour; they are delicious! and safe!
Khmer cuisine is fresh, adventurous, organic, and filled with so many wonderful flavors and textures. We’ll demonstrate to you exactly what we are saying.
Overnight in Siem Reap

Tuk tuk experience

Tuk tuk experience through Angkor

Day 04: Siem Reap – Floating Village – Sihanoukville (By air) (B, L)
Having a nice breakfast at your hotel, you will drive down south-east to see the great annual flood of Tonle Sap Lake, you’ll take a boat excursion to see the village of Kompong Phhluk on stilts. Explore this great ecosystem by way of canoeing and hear the calls of the birds or macaque monkeys while observing the forest beneath the lake’s surface, you’ll see the Buddhist temple is standing on the island with some beautiful Buddhist life painting on the ceiling. You also will visit the wet market “Phsa Leu” where local selling their fish, meats, and vegetable as well as enjoy the Ox-cart fun riding through the village.

Local floating houses in Tonle Sap Lake

Local floating houses in Tonle Sap Lake

Enjoy your lunch at a local family host.
Return to hotel for checking out (12:00 mid-day) then transfer to airport for your fight to Sihanoukville. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your English speaking driver for transfer to your hotel for check-in; you will be free to swim at the lovely beach or relax at the hotel.
Overnight in Sihanoukville

Day 05 & 06: Sihanoukville Free day (B)
Having a nice breakfast at your hotel, you will be free to swim or organize your daily exclusion on your own.
Overnight in Sihanoukville

Beautiful Sihanoukville beach

Beautiful Sihanoukville beach

Day 07: Sihanoukville – Phnom Penh (B)
After having breakfast at the hotel will leave for departure to Phnom Penh with a private vehicle with 3.5 hours journey passing cardamom mountain range. Upon arriving at your hotel will proceed to check in and your English speaking guide is ready to introduce you to visit the capital city of Cambodia. Begins to visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, The Royal Palace contains some spectacular buildings such as the Throne Hall, the Royal Treasury Hall, and the Napoleon II villa. Silver Pagoda (Pagoda of Emerald Buddha), steps are crafted from Italian marble, and within the throne room, the regal floor consists of more than 500 solid silver blocks it weighs about six tonnes. The currently king’s residence is living in the separate hall. Continue to see Toul Sleng Museum (S21) turned from school to be the extermination center. If time permits, you will have a chance to stop for shopping gift for family and friends at the famous Russian Market.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

Day 08: Phnom Penh Departure
Having a nice breakfast at your hotel, then you will free to relax till your airport transfer appointment for your departure flight.

Independence Monument in Phnom Penh

Independence Monument in Phnom Penh

What’s Included?

  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in double/twin sharing rooms with daily breakfast
  • Other meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Food tour
  • Phare Cambodia Circus – Seat C
  • Boat excursion
  • Quad bike ride (ATV) 2.5 hours (1person on 1 bike)
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary

What’s Excluded? 

  • International/domestic airfares & tax
  • Visa fees (US$30).
  • Travel Insurance. (We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home)
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters and project cost
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion

Recommended Accommodation List

Location Hotel Category Hotel name Room Category
Phnom Penh 3* Standard Town View Hotel Khan Daun Penh Superior
4* Standard Anise Villa Boutique Hotel Superior
5* Standard Sunway Hotel Deluxe
Siem Reap 3* Standard Claremont Angkor Boutique Hotel Deluxe
4* Standard Saem Siem Reap Hotel Deluxe
5* Standard Royal Angkor Resort & Spa Superior
Sihanoukville 3* Standard White Beach Hotel Standard
4* Standard Moon Julie Hotel Deluxe
5* Standard Independence Hotel Deluxe