Duration: 11 Days / 10 nights
Start/ End: Siem Reap / Phnom Penh
Tour Type: Discovery and Experience
Tour Categories: Cambodia Family Tour Packages
Tour Customizable: Definitely!
Guide: Local English Speaking Guide (other languages upon your Request)
Transportation: Private transportation by air-conditioned car
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival
Day 2: Cycling tour to Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat
Day 3: Siem Reap – Kulen – Banteay Srei – Landmine Museum
Day 4: Tonle Sap Lake – Quad Bike
Day 5: Siem Reap –Flight to Phnom Penh
Day 6: Phnom Penh Cycling Tour
Day 7: Phnom Penh – Kampot
Day 8: Bokor National Park
Day 9: Kompot – KEP
Day 10: KEP – Free leisure
Day 11: KEP – Phnom Penh – Departure
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)
“Choum Reap Sor”, welcome to the treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, as soon as you set your foot in Cambodia, our tour guide and driver are waiting for you in the meeting point at Siem Reap airport. Give you a warmly hug, then transfer to your hotel. Take a short rest, and you will have a great dinner in the Cambodia local restaurant combine with Apsara dance (traditional Cambodia dance).
Overnight in Siem Reap and have a rest before your trip!
Day 2: Cycling Tour to Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat (B, L)
Wake up! Wake up! Add more energy by a healthy breakfast in your hotel and start your tour cycling to the world heritage areas on the roads less traveled. Cycle among the jungle, and passing the local village and local shop, you can see a peaceful life in the local villages on the way to visit Angkor’s most beautiful temples. The first stop you will visit is Angkor Thom which was built in the 12th century. Visit the South Gate, Bayon Temple with 54 towers decorated over 200 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara. Continue to the trip, we stop at the old palace as Phimeankas temple which was home of the King in the past. Deeply in the forest and on the path back, you will be lead to the Preah Palilay which is older than Angkor Thom.
Continue to our cycling tour, Angkor Wat is the next destination, As a World Heritage Site since 1992, Standing in the outside, you can see its beauty and splendor, which also feature the longest continuous bas relief in the world, run along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology
Enjoy the sunset drinks with a leisurely boat ride on the boat of Angkor Thom and view hidden elements of the ancient Khmer water system. What’s more interesting when floating on the river and listening to the birds sound.
Back to the Siem Reap and stroll at Angkor Night Market
Day 3: Siem Reap – Kulen – Banteay Srei – Landmine Museum (B, L)
Embark on an amazing journey to the unexplored and beauty of the lush mountain region of the north. As the holiest mountain in Cambodia, there is no doubt the mount the most sacred of Cambodia, a very active pilgrimage place and a picnic destination for Khmer families. It takes about half an hour to drive from Siem Reap, we pass through local villages, farmland, and the rice fields which head you off to the top of the mountain.
In the front of you, that is Preah Ang Thom, which is a 16th-century Buddhist monastery notable for the giant reclining Buddha carved into the top of a 20m boulder. Climb the wooden staircase to the landing that surrounds the 17m long Buddha where you can see the monks and believers bow and burn incense and leave fruit.
Move on to the next destination, we visit Banteay Srei which brings the special charm by its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the decorative carving. On the way back, we will stop at the Landmine Museum of Mr. Akira who is dedicated to clearing the Cambodian countryside of landmines laid during the years of the conflict.
On the last point in today, you will visit Banteay Samre which impressed with many visitors by its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and bas reliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Tonle Sap Lake – Quad Bike (B, L)
Enjoy your breakfast, and today, we will visit a special village, Tonle Sap Lake, surely your kids will cheer up. Floating on the river, you can see the colorful houses built on the lake (Tonle Sap is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and become an ecological destination designated as a UNESCO biosphere in 1997). Visit a local house and more understand about their life.
In the afternoon, you will have a chance to see the beautiful scenery, the large rice paddies, and the wetland area. Remember, dress normally and maybe you are going to get dirty.
Overnight in your hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap – Flight to Phnom Penh (B, L)
After a short flight to Phnom Penh, our driver and local tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Siem Reap for check-in.
Today, you will visit the Royal Palace built in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, the construction is regarded as the most conspicuous features and also one of impressive colorful Khmer style Palaces. Next, move to the Silver Pagoda, where you can see plenty of Buddha Statues decorated by diamond, emerald, gold, and silver. Continue to the trip, visit the National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was built from 1917, over 5000 objects.
Then what’s more interesting when go shopping in one of the most famous markets in Phnom Penh, the Russian Market (Toul Tompong Market). Strolling around where you can see a lot of products displayed. If the time permits, you can take a cyclo tour to see the sightseeing in the street.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 6: Phnom Penh Cycling Tour (B, L)
Enjoy the breakfast, drive to the riverfront where you will take a local ferry across the Tonle Sap River and start cycle north along the far bank of the river. Stop at a Chinese style temple, where you can listen to the cultural-historic story of the pagoda. Continue the ride by taking a ferry to cross to Koh Areyksath, enjoy a gentle ride around the small Mekong Island village.
On the road, stop at a Cambodian school, you can communicate and play with them. The next destination is Khmer Wat, which is a typical modern temple in Phnom Penh. A visit to go to the traditional village which is famous for silk scarves. This afternoon, free to explore Phnom Penh in your own way. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 7: Phnom Penh – Kampot (B, L)
Wake up early and have a big breakfast before moving to Tonle Bati where you have a chance to explore the Angkorian temple of Ta Prohm. After visiting, get on the car to go to the town of Takeo before taking the cruise to Angkor Borei town. Here, you can see the several reproductions of sculptures from the nearby ruins and few artifacts dating as far back as the 4th century, which is displayed in a small museum. Continue to our boat trip, visit a pre-Angkorian style temple of Phnom Da, and then drive to Kampot. On the southern coast of Cambodia, this place has ever become a glamorous seaside resort of the French in the 1900s and including the towns of KEP, Sihanoukville, and Kampot. Here also are the luxury villas, casinos and a place that overlooks the Gulf of Thailand.
Day 8: Bokor National Park (B, L)
Today, let’s go to Bokor National Park through lush jungle scenery to the cooler summit hill station. Start excursions at Bokor Mountain. Then, we will visit the giant construction of the French which was built from 1917, French Palace casino and resort. Another construction of the French is an Old Catholic church located at Bokor Hill Station where everything in the past still remains intact. Finish visiting to Old Catholic, go to Wat Sampov Pram or 5 boat Wat (the architecture of the temple was built in the five oddly sculpted rocks as the boats, then it was named after the Legend of the Pagoda of Five Sailing Boat), with amazing knowledge, listen our tour guide about the history of the temple.
A visit to Popokvil Waterfall will be the next destination. Enjoy the lunch at the local restaurant with the most special food of Khmerian.
In the afternoon, trekking to the Cambodia traditional villages and sure that you will have unforgettable experiences in the villages. On the way back, stop to see the sunset at the old church.
Overnight in Kampot.
Day 9: Kampot – KEP (B, L)
Today is a wonderful day to travel through the delightful scenery of rice paddies, sugar palm trees, traditional wooden houses and karst limestone on the way to the cave of Phnom Chhnork. Inside the cave, you can see the remains of the 7th-century brick temple. End of the visit to Phnom Chnork, let’s go to visit a local pepper plantation which is famous for its aromatic pepper from the 1960s.
Day 10: KEP – Free Leisure (B)
Free leisure for own time in KEP
Overnight in KEP
Day 11: KEP – Phnom Penh – Departure (B)
It’s the end of your Cambodia tours. From the KEP, we transfer you to the airport. Thanks for using our service, Let’s tell with us about your journey in Cambodia.
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