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Cambodia Legacy – 9 days

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  • Duration: 9 days

Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D) Warm welcome upon your arrival in Siem Rep. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the downtown.  Free time to relax, then your guide will see you again for a dinner at a local restaurant. Stay overnight: Siem […]

Detail Itineraries
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)

Warm welcome upon your arrival in Siem Rep. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the downtown.  Free time to relax, then your guide will see you again for a dinner at a local restaurant.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Siem Reap Angkor (B/L)

Wake up early in the morning for sunrise at Angkor Wat. Return to your hotel for breakfast.  After breakfast, visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle. Afternoon, continue to visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. Early evening, you will be taken by Tuk Tuk, 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.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 3: Siem Reap Tonle Sap Lake (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, heading out of town we make our way by traveling on a newly paved road to the intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Afternoon, Drive 18km toward Tonle sap where we will enjoy a boat ride (private boat and guide) on the Tonle Sap lake. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen’s “floating village” with floatting schools, floatting police station, etc. It is same as a big village floatting on the lake, and the “village” move from place to place following water levels and currant
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 4: Siem Reap (B/L)

Morning, drive to the remote Beng Mealea temple through the typical Khmer countryside (60Kms from Siem Reap). There is a lot to see in the approximately 2 hours drive as it takes you through many lively villages and along kilometers of rice paddies. Explore the long abandoned temple (11th century), strangled by the jungle. A further 1 hr drive brings you to Koh Ker, situated in the northeast of Siem Reap. Discover the long abandoned temples in the forests of northern Cambodia. Also known as Chok Gargyar, it served as the capital of Jayavarman IV (reigned 928-42). His son and successor Harshavarman I moved the capital back to Angkor in 944. There are a remarkable number of religious buildings in the Koh Ker region, considering the short space of time that it was the capital of the empire.  There are more than 30 major structures and experts believe there may have been as many as 100 minor sacred buildings in the region. It was also a prolific period for gigantic sculpture and several of the most impressive pieces in the National Museum in Phnom Penh come from Koh Ker, including a huge garuda (half-man, half-bird creature). Return to Siem Reap.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 5: Siem Reap – Battambang (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel, drive to Battambang. Upon arrival, check in the hotel. Afternooon, drive along the picturesque Sangker River to Wat Slaket Pagoda, the residence of the provincial Buddhist patriarch Continue to visit Wat Ek Phnom. Visit a market where Prahoc, the Cambodian fish paste, is made. Return to Battambang town, then to Oudombong village, where you will enjoy the funny sliding bamboo train for the rest of the day
Stay overnight: Battambang | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 6: Battambang (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel, drive to Phnom Banon, with its five sandstone towers on top of a hill and enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding plains. Afternoon, continue to visit Phnom Sampeou Mountain, steeped in legend, and topped by Wat Sampeou and a group of caves used as ‘killing caves’ by the Khmer Rouge, containing the skeletal remains of their victims. We will also visit natural caves including spectacular. You might want to stay until later afternoon at the site waiting to see the bats flying out from the cave before returning the town.
Stay overnight: Battambang | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 7: Battambang – Phnom Penh (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel, drive to Phnom Penh. En route, you might want to stop to visit the Silversmith village, see the pottery manufactories in Kompong Chhnang and visit also a fish market, then proceed your way to the final destination. Check in the hotel upon arrival. Free at your own leisure for the rest of the day.
Stay overnight: Phnom Penh | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 8: Phnom Penh (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel, visit Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. it is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds and followed by Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh. Afternoon, drive to visit the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transported to extermination camp of Choeng Ek and followed by visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison), a former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. If time permits, we’ll also visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument
Stay overnight: Phnom Penh | Meals: Breakfast |Lunch

Day 9: Phnom Penh – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – Free and transfer to the airport for the flight departure
Meals: Breakfast

Inclusive of: Non – Inclusive of:
  • Private tours with Cambodian Local English speaking guide
  • A/C transport throughout the tours and all Transfers
  • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Other tours related service stated in the itinerary
  • Cold water and towel during the trip
  • Government tax & Service charge
  • Hotel accommodation (based on half twin/double  sharing room)
  • International flight ticket
  • Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person
  • Domestic flight ticket within the country
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Laundry
  • Other not stated above
  • Travel insurance

 

Things To Be Prepared:

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Small backpack
  • Sunglasses
  • Some Cashes
  • Camera
  • Personal drugs

 

Hotel Recommended

Hotel Class Hotel Name Website

Room Type

Location

3*

Central Boutique www.centralboutiqueangkorhotel.com Boutique Siem Reap
Classy hotel www.classyhotelspa.com Superior Battambang
King Grand Boutique www.kinggrandboutiquehotel.com Deluxe Phnom Pemh

4*

Saem Siem Reap www.saemsiemreaphotel.com Deluxe Siem Reap
Battambang Resort www.battambangresort.com Garden Room Battambang
Sun and Moon www.sunandmoonhotel.com Deluxe Phnom Pemh

5*

Somadevi Boutique www.somadeviangkorboutique.com Executive Deluxe Siem Reap
Masion Watkor www.maisonswatkor.com (Best available) Frangipane Battambang
Sokha Phnom Penh www.sokhahotels.com Deluxe Phnom Penh

5+*

Victoria Angkor www.victoriaangkorhotel.com Superior Siem Reap
Masion Watkor www.maisonswatkor.com (Best available) Frangipane Battambang
Palace Gate www.palacegatepp.com  ApsaraDeluxe Phnom Penh

 

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