This 7-day and 6-night tour is carefully designated to provide tourists an overview of Cambodia from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap On the way from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, you will have a great chance to explore the beauties of countryside in Cambodia. Our tour will at first explore Kampong Luong - the village of silversmiths, where you can take some delicate souvenirs for your friends. It is not only to travel and enjoy yourself, it but also is the cultural and historical tour. You will get knowledge about the traditions and local life in the countryside through the villages in Battambang, or in the former capital Oudong. It is sometimes useful for your life. You will have chance to visit the Angkor Temples and others unique temples in Siem Reap.
|Day 1||Phnom Penh Arrival – Welcome Dinner||Welcomed at the airport, transfer to hotel, check in the hotel, visit...||D|
|Day 2||Phnom Penh – Battambang||Visit Kampong Luong village, taste the beauties of a series of...||B, pinic l|
|Day 3||Battambang||Visit Phnom Sampeau, Ksach Puoy village, Prasat Phnom Banan and have...||B, L|
|Day 4||Battambang – Banteay Chmar Temple –...||Visit Battambang Museum and an ancient temple of Banteay Chhmar.||B|
|Day 5||Siem Reap – Temples of Angkor||Explore Ta Prohm, enjoy the beauty of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, and...||B|
|Day 6||Siem Reap – Kulen Mountain –...||Travel to Phnom Kulen, visit a modern pagoda on the top of mountain,...||B|
|Day 7||Siem Reap – Silk Farm & Cooking Class...||Visit Angkor Silk Farm, join in Cambodian Cooking Class, departure...||B, L|
Welcomed at the airport, transfer to hotel, check in the hotel, visit Royal Palace, explore Silver Pagoda, discover National Museum, experience Russian Market, Enjoy dinner hosted by Holidays Cambodia
On arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, tourists will be warmly greeted by your tour guide. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel for check in or dropping off your luggage (Early check-in is NOT included & subject to hotel’s availability). After that, we will start exploring Phnom Penh with the first destination – Royal Palace. Including of several luxurious and charming buildings like Moonlight Pavilion, Throne Hall, Phochani Pavilion, the Royal Palace will make tourists overwhelmed immediately. Not far from the Royal Place is well-known Silver Pagoda. Owning national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues among which Maitreya Buddha a life-sized gold statues decorated with 9584 diamonds is the most precious, Silver Pagoda attracts millions tourists every year. After that, we will go on discovering National Museum, a fine architectural structures, which is now exhibiting one of the world’s largest collections of Khmer art including sculpture, ceramics, carved works, and bronzes of different periods. The last destination of today is Toul Sleng Museum which records brutal sins of Khmer Rouge Regime. Enjoy welcome dinner hosted by Indochina Private Tour. You will stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Breakfast, pinic lunch
Visit Kampong Luong village, taste the beauties of a series of temples and stupas in Oudong, reach to Battambang.
Start early driving during about 5 hours to Battambang. Leave the bustling Phnom Penh, we reach to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia from 1618 until 1866, when the French convinced King Norodom to move the royal court to Phnom Penh. On the way, we halt at Kampong Luong – a small village of silversmiths. It will be an exciting experience if you watching the delicate hands making ornate silver objects. Take some tiny boxes, often in animal shapes, which are the popular souvenirs chosen by many tourists. In the past, they were originally used to store betel nut, but now they have an artistic rather than functional purpose. Come backthe way and reach to Oudong, where you can see a series of temples and stupas on a picturesque hillside setting. Climb up along the stairway leading to newest temples and taste the impressive views of the surrounding countryside. Continue, reach to the small riverside town of Kampong Chhnang and enjoy a picnic lunch en route. In the afternoon, have sights at the beautiful landscape, local rice fields and learn how the community makes pottery the traditional way and observe how sugar is collected from the sugar palm trees. After that, head to Battambang and check into your hotel upon arrival.
Overnight in Battambang.
Visit Phnom Sampeau, Ksach Puoy village, Prasat Phnom Banan and have sunset.
In the morning, visit the striking hilltop pagoda of Phnom Sampeau – the massive limestone outcrop dissected by a number of caves. Continue to walk around the premises with your guide and continue to the village of Ksach Puoy on the banks of the Sangker River, which is home to many well preserved traditional Khmer wooden stilted houses and tropical fruit farms and enjoy yourself in the peaceful atmosphere. Have lunch at a local restaurant on the way and in the afternoon, reach to Ksach Puoy - Cambodia's first vineyard, where you can get some knowledge about producing wine. Break the way down to well preserved Prasat Phnom Banan on a hilltop and have superb views across the surrounding countryside. Wait for the sunset and after that, return to Battambang town.
Overnight in Battambang.
Visit Battambang Museum and an ancient temple of Banteay Chhmar.
Spend a bit of time in Battambang Museum, where you can see some interesting lintels and artifacts from the region. On the day, you will come to the seldom visited ancient temple of Banteay Chhmar in Banteay Meanchey province which far from Battambang about 2.5 hours driving. It is a large temple, also called "Fortress of the Cat", but rarely visited by tourists due to its remoteness, thus it makes a refreshing change from the crowds at Angkor Wat. Some of locals are so friendly and helpful, willing to join in this tour and explain about the history of this temple.
Transfer to Siem Reap and it is the end of this tour.
Explore Ta Prohm, enjoy the beauty of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, and discover Bayon Temple
In the early morning, tourists will have chance to enjoy the stunning scenery of Ta Prohm at dawn. Built in the early 13th centuries, Ta Prohm impresses tourists with its exotic and unique scenery: Tree grows from ruined temples. The works of nature and human combined to make a masterpiece. Leaving Ta Prohm, we will continue joyful journey to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Obviously, Angkor Wat is the most famous architectural work in Cambodia which was recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Hindu temple is famous for its unique and sophisticated Angkor architectural style. Magnificent Angkor standing under the light of the sun, reflected in the lake will become tourists’ unforgettable memories. At about 9.00 am, we will return to hotel and relax there until 3.00 pm to avoid strong heat at the midday. The journey will continue with Angkor Thom – the most enduring capital of Khmer Empire. Bayon Temple is world well-known for its stunning architecture with 54 high towers and giant four-face statues carved on stone. You may feel like stepping into an unreal, a holy world. Go further inside, you may feel breathless by the delicate carved works in Baphou, Elephant Terrace, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place and ruined Preah Khan Temple. Tourists will stay overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
Travel to Phnom Kulen, visit a modern pagoda on the top of mountain, and explore the River of 1000 Lingas
After breakfast, tourists will join in an exciting journey to Kulen Mountain. At the height of 487 meters, Kulen Mountain is the highest point of Siem Reap. By climbing to the top of this mountain, tourist can view the whole majestic Angkor complex. Interestingly, on the top of the mountain, there is a modern style pagoda dedicated to Buddha. Tourists will be keen on to exploring eight-meter tall Buddha statue and washing your hand at the Linga statue. The journey continues with River of 1000 Lingas – one of the most sacred religious sites of Cambodia. Hundred of Lingas elaborately carved on stone combining with fresh waterfall, the River of 1000 Lingas will bring tourists feel of peace. You will have time to enjoy bathing in a fresh waterfall and a picnic lunch served in a natural setting. In the late afternoon, we will return to Siem Reap for overnight.
Visit Angkor Silk Farm, join in Cambodian Cooking Class, departure from Siem Reap
After breakfast, we will start joyful and helpful tour to Angkor Silk Farm in Siem Reap. Tourists will have deeper look at how silk is traditionally made and how people making silk is living. You will see different steps of making silk with naked eyes: from growing mulberry trees to feed silkworms, spinning the cocoon to reeling the filament. Of course, tourists could buy nice traditional silk products there. At noon, tourists will join in exciting Cambodian Cooking Class with a leading chef. Tourists can learn about a variety of ingredients and herbs used in cooking Cambodian food. You will enjoy your fruit for lunch. In the afternoon, tourists will enjoy free time before being transferred to the airport for departure. End of services!
Meals6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
TransportCar, Walking, Plane
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