Phnom Penh is a modern capital city of Cambodia
Two tourist attractions, both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap can be covered for 4 days including 1 night in Phnom Penh, and 2 nights in Siem Reap. Especially, this trip revealing what it's worth by a stop in a small town in Kampong Thom where you can see fried tarantula and crickets sold by local people - It's part of their income on daily basis.
Arrives at Phnom Penh international Airport, meet and greet with Angkor Grand Adventure Tours team, and then transfer to the hotel for check in. A city tour acquaints us with some major sights of Phnom Penh. The private quarters of the Royal Palace are now home to the royal family and are therefore very close to the public. At the northern area of the palace grounds is Silver Pagoda, well known for its 5000 silver tiled floor. We visit both structures as well as the National Museum for an appreciation of the splendor of Khmer history. Heading out of this area we explore the legendary temple of Wat Phnom, which provides an interesting view over the surroundings. Over night at the hotel
Meal : (B)
An early morning transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. This town is our base for exploring the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor, which was the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire from 802 AD to 1350 AD. After checking into hotel, we drive to the archeological area to visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of Leper King. The largest as well as most complete structure of Angkor Wat is not to be missed. We stroll around this massive monument, exploring the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. Overnight at the hotel
Meal : (B,L,)
The jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man?s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. We explore this masterpiece as well as some of the surrounding temples including Banteay Kdei, Sra Srong, Ta Keo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevado. The grand circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, Neak Pean, Krol Ko, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup Temples, is also visited this afternoon before we walk up to Phnom Bakheng Hill for a view of the spectacular sunset over these sandstone monuments. Overnight at the hotel
Meal : (B,L,D)
Heading out of town. We take a short cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia biggest natural lake. Along the way we stop to visit a floating village and catch a glimpse of fishermen at work. This excursion is all depending on your departure time, and transfer to Siem Reap Airport for departure.
Meal : (B,)
- Hotel acommodations at Soria Moria or similar (standard 3-Star hotel) including daily breakfast
- English speaking tour guide
- Transportation with A/C
- Meals (Lunches, buffet dinner with traditional Khmer Apsara dance)
- Pick up and transfer - airport / hotel / airport
- Boat-tours on Tonle Sap Lake - the Largest Lake in SE Asia.
- Cold bottle of water
- Temple entrance fee (2 or 3-day Angkor temple pass: USD 62 per ticket)
- Meals not mentioned above
- Gratuities for driver and guide...etc.