Cambodia Tour Discovery
Cambodia Tour Discovery - 09 Days
You will discover
Day 01Phnom Penh arrival (-/-/D)
Day 02Phnom Penh city tour (B/-/-)
Day 03Phnom Penh – Car transfer to Siem Reap (B/L/-)
Day 04Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Taprohm – Angkor Wat (B/L/-)
Day 05Siem Reap – Rolous Group – Banteay Srei (B/L/-)
Day 06Siem Reap –Tonle Sap Lake – Battambang(B/-/-)
Day 07Battambang Tour (B/L/-)
Day 08Battambang – transfer to Phnom Penh (B/L/-)
Day 09Phnom Penh – Departure (B/-/-)
You will be interested in:
- Visit the Killing field, S 21 prison as well as the famous silver pagoda and national Museum
- Discover the fried spider food market.
- Amazing Bayon temple, Angkor Wat temples, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of the Leper King
- Immerse in mysterious Jungle and Ta Prohm Ruin temple with the giant trees where the “ Tomb Raider” filmed.
- Explore the Red sandstone women’s citadel temple – Banteay Srei.
- Visit the cradle of classical Khmer art and architecture – Rolous group
- Enjoy the sunset from Phnom Bakeng hill
- Boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake
- Bamboo train ride for fun in Battambang
- Discover the local villages
Day 01 : Phnom Penh arrival (-/-/D)
Upon arrival, our Authentik Travel’s tour guide will welcome you at international airport and transfer a short distance to the city center.
Check in your hotel and enjoy a briefing tour as well as some first information about this beautiful region.
A welcome dinner will be served in the finest restaurant in the city.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 02 : Phnom Penh city tour (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel, Spend a full day to learn about the Khmer rouge in the past and Cambodia in the present.
In the morning, start to visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstones and silver. Then visit the National Museum.
Followed by a visit to Choeung Ek museum or Killing field where about 17 000 innocent Cambodian people (during1975 and 1978) including men, women, children and infants detained and tortured at S-21 prison were transported for the extermination.
We continue to Tuol Sleng prison now is Genocide Museum, the most secret part of the Khmer Rouge regime. It’s also called S-21 (abbreviated for Security Office 21), a Khmer Rouge's premier security camp, specifically designed for the interrogation and extermination of anti-Angkor elements.
Surprised to know that S 21 use to be a high school before becoming a terrible place in the world during Khmer Rouge regime.
Back to the city to discover the local daily life at Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals.
Back to your hotels.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Note: Please consider a visit killing field and S21 prison if you have small children in the group. We will offer other suitable alternative programs such as Koh Dach Island, Tamao wildlife rescue center…
Day 03 : Phnom Penh – Car transfer to Siem Reap (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel, then enjoy a transfer to Siem Reap via Kompong Thom (168 km away), one of the 5 provinces bordering of Lake Tonle Sap.
On the way, stop over at Skun market known as the big spider market where you can discover the local daily life and taste the fried spiders and other fried insects.
Visit the temple of Kuhea Nokor, Phum Prasat and the stone carving workshops.
Enjoy a lunch in a local restaurant at Kompong Thom.
In the afternoon, continue the way and then visit the pre-Angkorian temples of Sambo Prei Kuk, the former capital before Angkor.
Close to Siem Reap, take a short visit to an ancient Angkorian archaeological bridge.
Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 04 : Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Taprohm – Angkor Wat (B/L/-)
After your breakfast at your hotel, meet our tour guide and enjoy a full day to discover this mysterious Angkor temple complex .
Starting from the South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, it was the last capital of Angkor Empire surrounded by wall and moat.
Bayon temple is in the heart of Angkor Thom. It is a special architecture with 54 towers and 4 smiling face statues. All impressed by the bas-relief.
Our guide will lead you to the Terrace of Elephant. This is a terrace wall adorned with carved elephants Followed by Baphuon – a huge temple mountain and Terrace of the Leper King – a double wall carved with many mythological beings.
Travel out of Angkor Thom, through the jungle will lead us to sacred Ta Prohm ruin temple which is a great combination between human genius and natural beauty. Admire giant trees which have grown here for centuries. This is also the place where the “Tomb Raider” was filmed.
Lunch will be served in the restaurant by the Srah Srang Lake.
In the afternoon, discover Angkor Wat temple, the largest Khmer temple and finest example of architecture and Angkorian art.
Enjoy the sunset from the Phnom Bakeng hill before return your hotel for your own dinner and relaxation.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 05 : Siem Reap – Rolous Group – Banteay Srei (B/L/-)
Meet our tour guide and driver at your hotel and enjoy a trip to Rolous Group. This is the ancient capital of King Indravarman I during 877 – 889, also known as the birth place of the classical Khmer art and Architecture.
Among the Roluos Group temples there are some of the earliest permanent structures built by Khmer, dating from the late 9th century. Some were totally built with bricks, others built with laterite or sandstone.
In the afternoon, transfer to visit Bantey Srei temple known as the Women’s citadel and a cradle of the Angkor’s finest stone carving.
The temple is the masterpiece built with red sandstone.
Back to Siem Reap and relax.
Day 06 : Siem Reap –Tonle Sap Lake – Battambang(B/-/-)
Transfer to visit floating village in the Tonle Sap Lake, located 10km from the city center. On arrival, take a boat ride on the largest fresh water lake in the Southeast Asia known as one of the world’s most varied and productive ecosystems the region has always been of central importance for Cambodia's food provision.
Discover the beauty of the water landscape and local life on the lake, visit a floating village and enjoy the local encounter.
Depart to Battambang, on arrival, take a visit to the village of Wat Kor is located about 2 km from the town of Battambang. The peculiarity of this village is that it has kept the old wooden houses on stilts of different styles according to the years when they were built and according to the colonizers of the time the French or the Thai.
You will have the opportunity to meet the owners of some of these houses who will tell you the story of their house and their ancestors in French or English by showing you every room in their house.
Check in hotel in Battambang and relax.
Day 07 : Battambang Tour (B/L/-)
Battambang is the second largest city in Cambodia. It is surrounded by countryside. This is a pleasant city combined modernity and charm of the best preserved colonial architecture.
We start with a tour to discover its colonial houses and its market. Followed by temple Prasat Banon 30 km from the city center. Dated back to 11th century with five towers and very beautiful engravings was an inspiration for the construction of Angkor temples. 358 steps lead us to the temple on the top of a mountain to enjoy a panorama view over the surrounding.
Lunch is served at the local restaurant
After lunch, transfer to visit Odam Bang village, we enjoy a small bamboo train ride to Ousrolao village. It will take almost 2 hours go and back. We will visit villages, meet the local people to experience their lifestyle and understand about their culture. We return to Odam Bang village by the same small train.
Then return to the town by our car.
Overnight in Battambang.
Day 08 : Battambang – transfer to Phnom Penh (B/L/-)
After breakfast, enjoy a car transfer to Phnom Penh.
Lunch will be served at the local restaurant. On the way, we could make some stops to relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes 2 sides of the road.
Discover the sculpture workshops of Art objects, marble Buddha in Pursat and then visit a pottery village in Kampong Chhnang.
Arrival in Phnom Penh in the afternoon, check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 09 : Phnom Penh – Departure (B/-/-)
Free till transfer to airport for your flight home or next destinations.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast
- Professional English Speaking guide
- All private transfers
- Performance and boat trip
- All entrance fees
- Boat trip
- Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Water on tour
Service Not Included
- International flights from/to your country
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Early check in and late check out
- Travel insurance
- Tipping and gratuities
- Visa stamp fee.
- Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, drink…
What clients say about us?
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