7-Days Phnom Penh
The beauty of CAMBODIA, Combining historical templ ...
Guest Name: Ms. Helen Chen
Number of Person: 7
Travel Date: 15/05/19
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Book Choice: 2-day Angkor Discovery Tour
Day 01: Phnom Penh (D)
Upon arrive Phnom Penh, you will be transported to the hotel for check-in procedure. The rest of the day will be your time to relax and explore the city on your own.
Phnom Penh, which is the capital of Cambodia, is considered as the “Pearl in Asia”. Until now, it remains keeps the traits of old colonial cities in Indochina in the 1920s. There are many surviving French colonial building scattered along the main road.
Tonight will enjoy with Cambodian Living Art Performance at the Cambodia National Museum that will start at 07:00 pm to depict about Cambodian lifestyle. Overnight in hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 02: Phnom Penh (B, D)
After having breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will take you to visit Beoung Cheoung Ek Memorial Museum(Killing Fields), where Khmer Rouge regime executed and buried more than one million victims from 1975 to 1979. This destination will tell you horror stories of Cambodia history. Then, you will go back to Tuol Sleng Museum in Phnom Penh.
After enjoying your lunch, you will move to the National Museum, the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda. The Royal Palace is the most outstanding palace in Cambodia with the classic Khmer roofs and ornate gilding.
Its architecture shares the common with its neighbor is Thailand. Because the King Sihamoni is living in the palace, visitors are only allowed to visit the Throne Hall, the Royal Treasury Hall, Napoleon II villa and Silver Pagoda. Evening when the weather is no longer extremely hot will be the proper time for cyclo trip along the Mekong riverfront and visit Wat Phnom.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 03: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap by Air (B, D)
Having your breakfast in the hotel, then check out and move to Siem Reap by air. Once reaching Siem Reap, your local tour guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel for check-in (check in at 14:00).
The afternoon will be the time for an excursion around the ancient temples of Angkor Wat surrounded by the man-made moat and considered as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are a person love taking photos, this is the right time for you. Take your camera out and catch the one-of-a-kind sunset with a panorama view from Pre Rup temple.
Tonight you will be amazed by the Phare Cambodia Circus; a group of young Cambodians offering a spectacular and exciting blend of traditional and modern theatre, music, dance, acrobatics, juggling performed as a story about Cambodian life and society. Your welcome dinner will take place before heading to Phare Cambodia Circus.
Overnight at your hotel
Day 04: Siem Reap to visit temple with Khmer Style (B, L, D)
Wake up early after enjoy your breakfast to explore the Angkor Thom the pride of Cambodian. The main temple in the Angkor complex is Bayon. There are some small temples nearby; you will visit Baphuong, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of Leper King. You cannot miss out the jungle near the temple covered by balsa wood trees and vines.
After the temple tour is the time for lunch near Siem Reap River and takes a short nap in the hammock as Khmer people always do. The afternoon tours will start by the trip to Banteay Srei temple also called “Women’s Temple”, and is known for training the female soldiers to fight back the enemy. The temple is constructed with very girly beautiful pink sandstone and stone carvings. On the way back, you’ll visit Cambodia Landmine Museum where present the collection of thousands of landmines. Moreover, the historical story about Mr. Aki Ra, a Khmer man, who disarmed most of these landmines on his own. If the time permits, you can explore the ruin of Preah Khan sitting in the middle of the jungle; on the way you can listen the sound of the bird giving you a pleasant time.
Tonight enjoys having a dinner with the Apsara performance identify the unique Khmer culture.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 05: Visit sunrise in Siem Reap and Khmer Foods (B)
Your journey will start a little early at 5:00 am by Tuk Tuk, which is a favorite vehicle in Asia countries. Next, let’s warm your trip up by a quick and safety training on how to use gears, clutch, and brake. The short course will prepare for you necessary knowledge for your adventure on the ATV via small village of “Chreav” to catch the sunrise over the large paddy fields.
Now it’s the perfect time for some photos. The breeze while you drive is a great feeling, especially on a bright and fresh morning. On the way back, you will stop at the local market where the farming life starts very early. You’ll also see local people having their quick breakfast on the street side before heading to work. After you’ve completed your quad bike adventure you return by Tuk-Tuk to have a quick breakfast at one of the most popular local restaurants before you transfer back to the hotel.
After a long way, you deserve a fresh swimming or slowly explore the local market. Your Food Tour will start at 4:30 pm on a lovely Tuk-Tuk. Your food journey will begin from some small local restaurants to the market where you can try many cuisines of Cambodian and see some local herbs and ingredients. On the way, you will catch some food stalls sell fruit shakes, which is the attractive trait in the Cambodian food culture. Khmer cuisine is a beautiful combination of freshness, wonderful flavors, and textures.
Overnight in Siem Reap Food tasting tour in Siem Reap
Day 06: Depart Siem Reap (B)
Start your day with a nourishing breakfast at the hotel then moving in tune with the rhythm of annual flood in Tonle Sap. You take a boat to visit the village of Kompong Phhluk on stilts. The great ecosystem will show up on the way of canoeing by hearing the calls of macaque monkeys and the forest under the lake’s surface. You’ll see a Bud hist temple standing on the island with some beautiful Buddhist painting on the ceiling. Have lunch then depart to Battambang the city of rice in Cambodia
After the trip, you will come back to the hotel for check-out (officially 12:00 mid-day), then move to the airport for the departure flight. Kid rowing boat in Tonle Sap Lake
We had a wonderful weekend in Siem Reap - and a lot of this was due to the excellent by Angkor Focus Travel. The team was very informative, tour guide told us lots of history and showed us some places amongst the temples where we got some truly unique photgraphs!
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