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Arrive in Phnom Penh/Depart from Phnom Penh)

Visites: Phnom Penh, Kompong Thom, Kompong Cham, Kompong Khleang, Siem Reap & Battambang.

This offers a complete experience of history and culture of Cambodia. Spend more than one day for the capital city of Phnom Penh, to discover its origins and cultural heritage, then pay visits to the towns of Kompong Thom and Kompong Cham. The trip even provides chances to experience real local’s life in the floating villages along the Tonle Sap Lake and through horse riding trip passing by sceneries of countryside. Come to Siem Reap to admire the ruins of Angkor, before visiting Battambang and transferring back to Phnom Penh to round off the tour.

Departure: Daily 

Tour Highlights:

 - A stroll through the enigmatic Beng Mealea - Siem Reap

 - Battambang cycling tour in the countryside - (half day) - Battambang

 - Explore the “Great City” (Angkor Thom) - Siem Reap

 - Explore the mysterious Ta Prohm - Siem Reap

 - Visit a floating village of the Tonle Sap Lake - Siem Reap

 - Visit one of the jewels of Khmer art (Banteay Srei) - Siem Reap

 - Visit the Roluos group of temples - Siem Reap

 - Visit the symbol of Cambodia (Angkor Wat) - Siem Reap

 - Battambang

 - Kampong Thom

 - Phnom Penh

 - Siem Reap

  • Day 1 - Arrival Phnom Penh

    Upon your arrival at Phnom Penh Airport, you will be welcome and transferred by our guide to the city for hotel check in. From 1.30pm room is at your disposal. Spend your afternoon to take a visit to Wat Phnom to learn about Phnom Penh’s origins. Main residents of this place are monkeys. Finish your day with an amazing sunset watching when cruising on the Mekong River. Have your own dicovery at the local’s cuisine for meals. Night at the hotel.

    Remark: Be very careful when approaching monkeys in Wat Phnom as they are sometimes very aggressive. Avoiding them is recommended.


  • Day 2 - Phnom Penh (B)

    Spend your whole day for the country’s history. Your exciting story of the capital city starts with a visit 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 introduction to Angkor. Then take a visit to 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.

    Keep travelling towards the south of the city and visit the Tuol Sleng genocide museum, 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. Continue your history trip by visiting the Killing Fields, locally called ‘Choeng Ek’, 15km from Phnom Penh, where victims of Tuol Sleng were buried.

    Transfer back to Phnom Penh and take a stroll amongst the Russian Markets (Tuol Tumpoung in Cambodian – closed on public holidays). There are souvenirs such as home wares, jewels, fabrics, jewellery, and handicrafts,.. and the diverdity of foods among many other items, that you can try bargaining when wandering along the stands. Have your own meals. Overnight at the hotel.

    + When we visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda our guides are unauthorized to lead, so guides on site will be the ones to do .

    + In case the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are closed without notice (only sometimes for official ceremonies), we will rearrange the visit with another if possible


  • Day 3 - Phnom Penh - Sombor Preikuk - Kompong Thom (B,L)

    In the morning, departure for Kompong Thom, passing by  a several villages and stop en route for the temples of Sambor Prei Kuk – the oldest capital of Angkor.

    After lunch, before continue our trip towards Kompong Thom, we will take a visit to the pre Angkorian temples to understand more about that glory period. Upon arrival in Kompong Thom in the afternoon, check in your hotel. Stroll along and enjoy dinner by yourself. Overnight at the hotel.

    Note: As Kompong Thom seems undeveloped,  hotels and restaurant can seem to be in basic condition.


  • Day 4 - Kompong Thom - Kompong Kleang Floating Village - Siem Reap (B,L)

    After breakfast, departure for Kompong Khleang to enjoy lovely villages with peaceful atmosphere. Locals here only live on stilt houses, which provides you an unique natural environment and breathtaking views of rice fields, floodplains and water far away to the horizon. Meet up with lovely children and hospitable locals while wandering along the village. Then, hop on a boat and cruise along the canals towards a large lake populated by Vietnamese people. Because of the seasons, those poor but friendly people are displaced from their homes. Have a picnic lunch in a home of a villager, upon arriving back to the village. In the afternoon, transfer to Siem Reap and check in your hotel there. Find some scrumtious foods for your own dinner here. Spend your night at the hotel. 


  • Day 5 - Siem Reap: Horse riding - Roluos (B,D)

    In the morning, go meet your horse at the stable. Saddle up and ready for an unwell-known journey towards some distant temples. Riding through villages and rice fields, this will be a perfect chance to experience the real life of Cambodian in an unique sight of the country. Have lunch on your own.

    In the afternoon discover one of the most ancient sites of the region: the Roluos group. At the begining, pay visits to the impressive Bakong Temple, dating back to 9th century. Keep following your guide to Preah Ko and Lolei (today it is a small monastery). When evening time comes, have a pleasant dinner while enjoying a dance performance of captivate Apsara. Night at the hotel.


  • Day 6 - Angkor Wat - Banteay Srei - Ta Prohm (B)

    Our guide will wait for you at your hotel reception to transfer you to the very famous world heritage site of Angkor Wat. Built up in the 12th century in honour of Vishnu, with incredible bas reliefs and soaring towers, Angkor Wat is known as one of the most amazing monuments made by mankind in the world. After lunch, continue our trip towards Banteay Srei – a charming small pink temple. Dating back to 10th century and still known as the Citadel of Women, this temple owns a most impressive jewel of Khmer art. On the way back, finish your day by discovering splendid sculptured Devatas and immerse in the unique atmosphere in the ancient Ta Prohm Monastery. This site has a nickname of "Jungle Temple", because of its immense branches having taken root in the stones. Have your own dinner. Night at the hotel.
    Supplement possible: At noon time, a special set up will be prepared for a nice picnic lunch in a small temple which is still not well-known. Relaxed moment with foot massage will end up an excellent lunch for you.


  • Day 7 - Siem Reap - Bang Mealea - Angkor Thom (B)

    In the morning, try the feeling to the the first explorer as go deep to the jungle towards the Bang Melea Temple, erected in the middle of the twelfth century during the reign of Suryavarman II, far from the bustling Angkor Wat.

    After lunch (your expense)  and relaxation, continue our trip by visiting the Great City of Angkor Thom.  Your afternoon begins with the south gate and the famous Bayon. Dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries, the Bayon is dedicated to Buddhism and composed of 216 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara on 54 gigantic towers.

    Afterwards, pay visits to the Terrace of the Elephants. In the past, it was served as a base for the king’s grand audience hall and used as a gigantic reviewing stand in occasion of public ceremonies. Then come explore the Terrace of Leper King, dating back the 12th century, on which many beautiful Apsaras was sculptured. All meals of day are on your own. Night at the hotel.


  • Day 8 - Siem Reap - Battambang (B)

    Transfer by road towards Battambang via Sisophon in Banteay Meanchey province. En route you will pass through the Cambodian countryside with rice paddy fields and traditional houses. Directly observe all the steps of making silk in the traditional way from the very first step of raising silkworms, then taking their blend to weave the silk and finally dye it. Also make another stop en route to watch stone sculptors at their work.

    Around 1.00pm you will arrive in Battambang for hotel check in and taking a short rest. Afterwards, take a local tuk-tuk tour to explore the captivating Battambang town, beginning by riding along the river to have a view of the graceful colonial French-houses. Before visit Wat EK Phnom temple, dating from 11th century, pay visits to a lovely wooden pagoda the provincial museum. On the way, you will have chances to experience the real local life when join in making rice pancakes with a family and talk about daily life with the locals. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

     + Battambang is not focused to develope for tourism, so hotels, restaurants and general service naturally develop in a very local way.


  • Day 9 - Battambang (B)

    Always be responsible to the environment when travel to any region. Here, we offer you a unique way to explore the real Cambodia – taking an off the beaten track cycling tour along Battambang, by which you will experience the local villager’s lifestyle in the hinterland of Cambodia. Riding along a small stream, you will see local workshops, rice paddies, typical houses having stayed there for generations and much more. You will also have the opportunity to experience to be a real local upon joining in local’s daily activities such as : preparing sticky rice, the custom knife making, preparing “Prahok” – the traditional fish paste. And the local children will also give you a memorable experience when they wave along the ride and keep saying 'hello' with very friendly attitude.

    In the afternoon, come explore the superb temple of Prasat Banon. Dating back to 12-13th century, this temple towers the peak of the hill you have just climbed up. This point offers you an amazing scenery of village countryside with the plains and pagodas. After that, visit Bat Cave, also known as ‘the killing cave’. Lying on a hill 11 km southwest of Battambang, this place witnessed terrible atrocities during the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, when many of victims were beaten by bludgeon to death and then tossed into holes to serve as the cave's skylights. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.


  • Day 10 - Battambang - Kompong Luong - Phnom Penh (B,L)

    Rise up early in the morning, and then we drive back to Phnom Penh via a beautiful path through magnificent countryside scenery of many traditional wooden stilt houses and rice fields dotted by large sugar palms. Stop en route at Kompong Luong to hop on a traditional boat. Cruising on the lake, you will experience the real community life of floating villages. Back to the road and continue with another 1-hour trip until we get Kompong Chhnang. Take a walk through the village  to have a quite basic lunch at a local restaurant. Finish your day upon arrival at at Phnom Penh in the late afternoon and have the hotel check-in. Have your own dinner. Overnight at the hotel.


  • Day 11 - Phnom Penh - Departure (B)

    Free at your leisure until being transferred to Phnom Penh airport for your onward flight. Room is available before noon only. Our services end here.

The price includes   The price excludes

• Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability).

• Meals as mentioned in the program. B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.

• All local boat rentals and cycling as mentioned in the program.

• Transportation by private vehicle with A/C.

• All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.

• Local English speaking guides as mentioned.


• Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program.

• International flight tickets and airport taxes. All internal flight tickets in economy class with departure tax

• Cambodia visa fee.

• Tips & personal expenses. Personal insurance. Any service not clearly mentioned in the program.


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