Community Involvement Tours – 09 Days

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  • Duration: 9 days

➲ Tour Type : Private
➲ Hotel Category : First Class(4*+ stars) – Deluxe Class(5 stars)
➲ Tour name : Community Involement Tour – 09 Days

WHY SHOULD I GO TO CAMBODIA ?
Cambodia is a country rich of culture and traddition. If you have been to Cambodia you will claim that visiting Cambodia is a must-do activity. Since this country is a peaceful country with many tourism places everyone is addicted with this country so much. If we talk about climate in Cambodia, there is nothing to criticize because you will be happy to visit any place without caring about bad climate. People in Cambodia are really friendly and also helpful. So you can easy to communicate with them if you can speak Khmer and if you cannot speak Khmer you can also speak English because there are many Cambodian who can speak English.

Detail Itinerary :
Day 1
Phnom Penh Arrival (D)

Upon arrival at Phnom Penh Pier boat or Phnom Penh International airport, your will be picked up and transferred by Absolute Tours’ professional guide and driver.Afternoon, visit to Wat Phnom where the zero point of the distance calculation in Cambodia, then take Tuktuk ride to get an overview of the capital Phnom Penh.Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight at hotel Phnom Penh.

Day 2
Phnom Penh Visit (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Take your morning visit with the Royal Palace serves as the residence of the king, Wat Preah Keo Morokat or “Silver Pagoda” and the National Museum. In the afternoon, visit the killing field of Cheung Ek, genocide museum and the ToulSleng (also known as S21).Afternoon, you might want to take cyclo ride from your hotel toward Independence Monument then along the Premier, Hunsen’ park, the riverbank. Later this afternoon, you take the boat on the Mekong for a beautiful view of Phnom Penh. Overnight at hotel Phnom Penh.

Day 3
Phnom Penh – Battambang (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by private car towards Battambang 291Km through the Cambodian countryside and villages. Several visits are planned along the way: first the village of Kompong Luong goldsmiths and Phnom Oudong where you go up a long staircase. The hill is topped by a large ruined temple, huge stupas of ancient kings and a new famous stupa dedicated to the Buddha’s ashes, you impress a panoramic view of villages, pagodas, plains and lakes. After the descent, you continue to the city of Kampong Chhnang province along the Tonle Sap river with its port. Lunch at local restaurant. Then explore the nearby village for making pots, vases and other ceramic items. Continue along road to Pursat, a beautiful city on the river, visit the workshops of marble sculptures (Buddha and souvenirs) well known. In the end, drive through the plains, rice paddies which changes color depending on the season. Arrive late afternoon in Battambang.Overnight at hotel in Battambang.

Day 4
Battambang – Visit (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Orientation tour of the city, you can see the elegance somewhat défraichie French colonial style along the river, visit the archaeological museum of the province before heading to visit the 11th century temple of Wat Ek Phnom. On the way you can meet people from the village visiting family small factories rice cake and an old pagoda. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon, transfer by private car to the south through the villages along the river where you will find a few suspension bridges that span from one end to the other, you can also stop in a village of weavers and cotton scarves fields of orange trees. After an hour, you reach the temple of Banon by a long staircase and built between the 12th-13th centuries, including the five towers stand on the hill. Impress you with a panoramic view of the plains, villages and other surrounding mountains.We will take our precious opportunity to visit the local primary school in the village to learn more about basic education of Cambodia’s rural area (you are requested to bring some donations such as: books, clothes, bags, shoes, stationeries, toys) Later this afternoon, we will experience the bamboo train sliding experience before return to your hotel.Overnight at hotel in Battambang.

Day 5
Battambang – Siem Reap (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel: @ 8 am, a nice private cruise down the river (StuengSangke) on a traditional boat (six hour cruise around) along with houses on stilts from the fishing villages of BakPrea, an ancient pagoda pagodaChheuKhmau black wood) and PreakToal school until the mouth of the river to the great lake of Tonle Sap. Lunch box on board.Then you will explore floating villages and will be introduced to traditional fishing techniques then breeding crocodiles and various aspects lake. Continue your cruise even more about an hour on the lake before returning to the dock at the village of Chong Khneas near Phnom Krom in the late afternoon.Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 6
Siem Reap – Visit (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel.You begin to discover the temples of Angkor temples first group Roluos whose monuments are among the first temples, the largest and most durable, built by the Khmers (877-889), marking the beginning of Khmer classical art: Bakong, PreahKo and Loleil.Free lunch.In the afternoon, visit the grand circuit: Pre Rup, East Mebon the tenth century Hindu temple rising on the central island of East Baray, Ta Som Buddhist temple at the end of the twelfth century; Neak (entwined Nagas) formed a square basin surrounded by four small basins and Preah Khan (Sacred Sword) was invaded by vines and saplings. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at local restaurant with Apsara Dance Show. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 7
Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat – Ta Prohm (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel.In the morning, visit Angkor Thom, starting with the South portal, and then continuing with the famous Bayon 12th & 13th century, dedicated to Buddhism, made up of 54 gigantic towers of 216 faces of Avalokitesvara.Continue to the Baphuon (11th century) dedicated to Brahmanism, the temple pyramid representing Mount Meru.Then you go through the Terrace of the Elephants, 350m long, which hosted the splendor of royal audiences and public ceremonies, the terrace of the Leper King, platform XIIth S has several admirable figures carved Apsara.Lunch at local restaurant.Afternoon discovered the wonderful temple of Angkor Wat, World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, with its soaring towers and extraordinary bas-reliefs. This is one of the most extraordinary monuments ever conceived by the human mind, built in the twelfth century (1112 – 1152) in honor of Vishnu. End of the day, we get to Phnom Bakheng to watch the end of the wonderful spectacle of the sunset on the site and Ta Prohm temple Buddhist S. XII, abandoned and delivered to the lush vegetation.Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

Day 8
Siem Reap – Temples visit (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kulen mountain (Lychee Mountain), the holy mountain of Siem Reap, where you will see thousand of Lingas the declined buddha as well as waterfall. On the way back, You visit the temple of Banteay Srei (Citadel of Women), dedicated to Shiva whose architecture and its pink sandstone sculptures are a masterpiece of Khmer art and the BanteiSamre.In the evening take your time shopping for souvenirs in Cambodia.Early evening, you will be taken by TukTuk, a small open-sided taxi common in Cambodia, to cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap town and for a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety for your journey as well as to bypass the potentially bad temptation. Overnight at hotel Siem Reap

Day 9
Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – Free at own leisure until the time met and transfer to the airport. You might want to enjoy the cooking class at La Trigre with Cambodian Chef, which costs $15.00 per person including your own cooked lunch, before your departure. Absolute Tours (Cambodia) will help you make reservation.

Note

Trip Included

* Private tours with Local English speaking guide
* A/C transport throughout the tours and all Transfers
* Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
* Meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L= Lunch, D=dinner)
* Other tour related services stated in the itineraries
* Cold water and towel during the trip
* Government tax & Service charge
* Accommodation based on half twin / Single/ Double Room

Trip excluded

* International flight ticket
* Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person
* Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
* Other meals not mentioned
* Tips & personal expenses
* Laundry
* Other not stated above
* Travel insurance

Enquiry
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