Enjoy the tour in Phnom Penh city, the capital of Cambodia standing at the confluence of the four arms of the Mekong. Visit to Wat Phnom, and discover about the base of the city and the story of Madam Penh. Many monkeys have taken this place for their habitance. Follow this with a trip to the National Museum. Offically inaugurated in 1920, the museum offers an excellent example of Khmer architecture. Explore its development of culture through an fantastic range of sculptures coming forth from all different periods of Cambodian history. This will be an unforgettable ntroduction to Angkor. The second destination is the Royal Palace, built up by King Norodom in 1866. So many different structures are grouped together just in the space of the palace, creating an extraordinary collection of Khmer art. One of the highlights is Silver Pagoda, with remarkable works including a 90-kilogram golden Buddha encrusted with 9584 diamonds, Baccarat crystal conceived in the 17th century and a Buddha featuring emeralds. Transfer back to the city south you will have the closest and most authentic look of the Khmer Rouge regime - the darkest and forgettable period of Cambodia’s history. Then visit a former secondary school, which was transformed into a detention centre under the Khmer Rouge. Behind the gates with the famous name ‘S21’, thousands of residents and soldiers were detained, tortured and wasted their life here. Returning to Phnom Penh, visit the Russian Market (Tuol Tumpoung) where you can stroll among all many stalls. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
+ Visits to the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda will be led by guides on site as our guides are not authorized to do so.
+ The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are sometimes closed without notice for official ceremonies. The visit will be replaced with another if possible
+ The Russian Market is closed on public holidays