5 Days / 4 Nights

Destinations Covered

Siem Reap & Phnom Penh

Day 01

Arrival Siem Reap

Upon arrival in Siem Reap transfer to hotel. Free time own leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 02

Siem Reap (B)

After breakfast you will start to visit Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire, was a fortified city enclosing residences of priest, officials of the palace and military, as well as buildings for administering the ancient kingdom. Next, we travel to visit Bayon temple located at the centre of Angkor Thom City. It is known for the 216 giant mysterious faces carve on the 54 towers, each posing a differing mysterious smile, keeping watch of each compass point. On the walls of the galleries are many bas-reliefs depicting scenes of everyday life, great battles and military processions during Angkor period and Phimean Akas, Elephant and Leper King Terraces. In the afternoon, we continue to visit Taprohm and Angkor Wat. Unlike most of the temples of Angkor, Ta Prohm has been largely left to the clutches of the living jungle. It shows the dynamic interaction between nature and man-made art. Whereas, the legendary Angkor Wat is visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking. It is the world largest religious monument and a masterpiece that showcases the pinnacle of Khmer Art. Its beauty and state of preservation, is unrivaled; its artistic distinctiveness as fine as that of the Taj Mahal. It is a massive three-tiered pyramid crowned by five lotus-like towers rising 65 meters from ground level. Angkor Wat is the centerpiece of any visit to the temples of Angkor. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 03

Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free pick up from hotel by bus company then transfer to bus station to Phnom Penh (7 hours approximately), arrival transfer to hotel. Free time. Arrival transfer to hotel with driver. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 04

Phnom Penh (B)

Breakfast at hotel. We will first visit Wat Phnom, a small hill crowned by an active Wat (Pagoda). It marks the legendary founding of the Phnom Penh. Students will be able to describe what Phnom Penh means. Next visit to Tuol Sleng Museum. Known as the Museum of Genocidal Crimes it was used by the Khmer Rouge as a detention and torture center in the late 1970. We will arrange for an interview session with a survivor of the center. Then commence our visit to the Royal Palace. The Silver Pagoda gets its name from the 5000 tiles of pure silver, which decorate the floor. In addition, the Buddha of the Pagoda is made from solid gold and is decorated with over 9000 diamonds. The next visit to National Museum, a great red and elegant building North of the Royal Palace, constructed in 1917, is the treasure house of Khmer archaeological arts. Later joint a sunset cruise on the MEKONG RIVER. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 05

Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time till transfer to airport for your onward international flight. End of services.

Package Includes

  • Transportation by private air-con vehicle.
  • Accommodation on twin/dbl sharing bed at hotels with daily breakfast.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fee everywhere as stated in program.
  • Local English speaking guide during the excursion only.
  • Meals as program mentioned ( breakfast only).
  • Excursion by boat on Mekong River one hour.
  • Collective bus transfer from Siem Reap-Phnom Penh (no guide).

Package Excludes

  • Entry visa fee to Cambodia (US$30).
  • International flight and departure tax.
  • Travel insurance of all kinds.
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 & 31 December 2014 (if any).
  • Tips & Drinks.