Essential Cambodia - 06 Days
You will discover
- Day 01Siem Reap arrival (-/-/D)
- Day 02Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Taprohm – Angkor Wat (B/L/-)
- Day 03Siem Reap – Rolous Group – Banteay Srei (B/L/-)
- Day 04Siem Reap –Tonle Sap Lake –Fly to Phnom Penh (B/-/-)
- Day 05Phnom Penh – full day city tour (B/-/-)
- Day 06Phnom Penh – Departure (B/-/-)
You will be interested in:
- 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
- Visit the Killing field, S 21 prison as well as the famous silver pagoda and national Museum
Day 01 : Siem Reap arrival (-/-/D)
Upon arrival, our Authentik Travel’s tour guide will welcome you at small charming Siem Reap international airport and transfer a short distance to the down town. Check in your hotel and enjoy a briefing tour as well as some first information about this beautiful region.
A welcome dinner with Apsara Dancing show will be served in the finest restaurant in the city.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 02 : 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 temples 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 03 : 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.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 04 : Siem Reap –Tonle Sap Lake –Fly to Phnom Penh (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.
Back to hotel, check out and transfer to airport for your flight to PhnomPenh.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 05 : Phnom Penh – full day 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 06 : Phnom Penh – Departure (B/-/-)
Free on your own till meet our driver for a transfer to airport for your next destination or flight home.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast
- Professional English Speaking guide
- All private transfers
- Performance and boat trip
- Domestic flight
- All entrance fees
- 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?
Very committed and responsive local team, tour was absolutely what we wanted - TripsAdvisorApr 24, 2018
Right from the time of my enquiry, to tour around Vietnam, the team at Authentik was very proactive and professional in their approach.Jan 8, 2018
A tailor-made trip perfectly organized by Authentik Vietnam.Nov 26, 2017