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Cambodia Explorer Adventure

This Cambodia holiday explores the culture and history of the country as we visit Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh and take a boat trip on the Tonle Sap Lake, on an adventure vacation to remember.

Key Information

Travel Style : Private Tour

Group Size : Minimum 2 persons

Start Location : Siem Reap

End Location : Siem Reap

Accommodation: Hotels

Period : All Year Round

Highlights

- Baksei Chamkrong

- Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple

- Ta Prohm

- Angkor Wat

- Preah Khan & Neak Pean

- Banteay Srei & Banteay Samre

- Rolous Group

- Floating village of Chong Khneas & Tole Sape Lake

- Wat Phnom, National Museum, Royal Palace & silver pagoda

- Independence Monument & Toul Sleng

Details Itinerary

Day 1: Siem Reap – Arrival: L/D:

Morning: Arrive Siem Reap Airport meet and transfer to hotel and immediately proceeded tour to visit Baksei Chamkrong, South Gate causeway entrance to Angkor Thom with its huge statues depicting from the churning of the ocean of milk, Bayon Temple unique for its 54 towers decorate with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, Ba Phoun, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Lunch: good local restaurant.

Afternoon: visit Angkor Wat; the temple complex covers 81 hectares. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru's five peaks - the enclosing wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. Enjoy the sunset from Bakheng hill overlooking Angkor Wat.

Dinner: good local restaurant.

Day 2: Siem Reap: B/L/D:

Morning: After breakfast visit Prasat Kravan with unique brick sculptures, Srah Srang, 'The Pool of Ablutions' which was doubtless used for ritual bathing, Banteay Kdei, surrounded by 4 concentric walls, Ta Prohm which is still covered by jungles, Takeo, Thommanon, Chaosay Tevoda and Dead Gate of Angkor Thom.

Lunch: good local restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit North Gate of Angkor Thom, Preah Khan, built by the King Jayavarman VII and, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Prea Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation, Neak Pean a fountain built in the middle of a pool and representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake, Ta Som, East Mebon & Pre Rup the mountain-temple until sunset.

Dinner: buffet dinner with cultural show.

Day 3: Siem Reap: B/L/D:

Morning: After breakfast visit Banteay Srei temple (10th c), regarded as the jewel in the crown of Classical Khmer Art and then continuation to Banteay Samre, built in the third quarter of the 12th century. It consists of a central temple with four wings preceded by a hall and accompanied by two libraries, the southern example remarkably well preserved. Two concentric walls enclose the ensemble.

Lunch: good local restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit Rolous group pre-Angkorian consist of Lolei, Preah Ko & Ba khong which is 15km away from Siem Reap and transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure.

Dinner: good local restaurant.

Day 4: Siem Reap: B/L/D:

Morning: After breakfast Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Visit the village and take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the great Lake of Cambodia, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world, cyclically swelling from 2500km2 to more than 12,00km2 in the wet season.

Lunch: good local restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit Artisans d`Angkor, Angkor Silk farm, is located 16km from Siem Reap. A guide will show you the different steps involved, from mulberry tree planting to silk weaving, silkworm breeding and yarn transformation.

Dinner: good local restaurant

Day 5: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh: B/L/D:

Morning: After breakfast transfer to Siem Reap Airport for flight to Phnom Penh. Meet and transfer to hotel for checking-in and than proceed tour to visit Wat Phnom, National Museum, Royal Palace & silver pagoda, Independence Monument and city tour.

Lunch & dinner: good local restaurant.

Day 6: Phnom Penh: B/L/D:

Morning: After breakfast visit Ta Prohm temple at Tonle Bati & Phnom Chisor temple.

Lunch: good local restaurant

Afternoon: Visit Toul Sleng Genocidal museum & markets

Dinner: good local restaurant.

Day 7: Phnom Penh - Departure: B:

Morning: After breakfast and at leisure till time transfer to airport for flight departure.

*** Quotation can be offered upon requesting


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