Spend the whole day for the capital city of Phnom Penh. In the morning, explore the "Khmer cuisine" by joining in a cooking course. Khmer cuisine is one of the oldest remained cuisines in the world. It is mainly distinguished by its regionalism, freshness and seasonality, as well as by the unique diversity of spices and herbs used in dishes. Learning about Cambodia's cooking, food and culinary myths, you will also have an amazing travel deep into Cambodian life, into its culture and beliefs. Talk to the Master Chef who will provide you informations of the diverse Khmer vegetables, fruits, spices, herbs, meat, fish and other daily-used products. The cooking class is hands-on and interactive, so own cooking station is provided for each person. Apply your new knowledges about all kinds of Cambodian foods to prepare three traditional Khmer dishes, under the instructions of a native chef. It will be exciting to enjoy your own creation.
Spend your afternoon for a " Khmer Architecture Tour" by cyclo. Resulting for an extensive construction program, the late 1950s and 1960s was a period of Cambodia’s dynamic political and cultural ambition. That time’s new architecture, which focused on creating the combined of local traditions, climate and materials with an international style, reflected exactly the Cambodian’s bird’s-eye views of cultural and social. The “Khmer Architecture Tour” offers exploration to central Phnom Penh and some colonial buildings, as well as modern architecture of post-independence time, making it a unique ride through the “New Khmer Architecture”. Your guide will present about history for a while, and then you will stroll around the Post Office to discover surrounding districts. On the way heading to the Central Market (closed on public holidays), you will pass by some famous buildings, as well as some less clear examples of religious architecture. Dinner in on your own. Overnight at the hotel.