Highlight of Cambodia Tour give you an overview of Cambodia. Start in Phnom Penh – capital of Cambodia, end in Siem Reap – ancient capital of Angkor empire. You will have a chance to discover Angkor culture and Cambodian life today. Moreover, the tour introduces most of famous sites in Cambodia including Angkor temples, Killing Fields, Royal Palace and Silver pagoda.
Upon arrival, meet our driver/tour guide and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure
Our tour guide will meet you at hotel around 8:00 am
First visit is Royal Palace, National Museum and Silver Pagoda placed in Royal Palace area, must-see in Phnom Penh.
Next visit is Wat Phnom – Set on top of a tree-covered knoll 27m high, Wat Phnom is the only hill in town. According to legend, the first pagoda on this site was erected in 1373 to house four statues of Buddha deposited here by the waters of the Mekong and discovered by a woman name Penh.
The tour continue with Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the former Security Prison 21 (S-21) and one of the most notorious sites of the Khmer Rouge regime. And then the Choueng Ek Memorial, also known as the Killing Fields, another important site in remembering Cambodia’s tragic history.
Back to Phnom Penh center to visit Russian Market – the most popular market among tourists and expats and probably the best place to pick up souvenirs. Drop off at your hotel.
Leisure until to transfer to the airport to take morning flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, meet our guide and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon, visit Angkor National Museum and Angkor Culture Village.
Around 8:00 am, our local tour guide will meet you at the hotel to start full-day exploration of Angkor Complex. After short transfer, we will reach Angkor Wat – the world’s largest religious monument with 402 acres (163 ha) of ancient Hindu-Buddhist architecture.
From Angkor Wat, continue the trip to Angkor Thom where stone figures greet you at the ancient city’s monumental southern gates. Inside Angkor Thom, stroll towards Bayon—identified by a series of smiling faces etched into its upper terrace and central peak. Before concluding your visit to Angkor Thom, explore the famous Terrace of the Leper King and the Terrace of the Elephants.
Next, enjoy lunch at your own expense before visiting Ta Prohm—a mystifying temple that is being overtaken by Cambodia’s lush jungle landscape. Finally, revel in sunset at lovely Pre Rup—a temple built in dedication to the Hindu god Shiva in Phnom Bakkeng Hill—before returning to your hotel for the evening.
Firstly, you’ll visit the highly-intricate pink coloured Banteay Srei Temple – which translates beautifully to “The Citadel of Women”.
You’ll be hungry after that long drive, so settle into one of the restaurants nearby, and dig into some traditional Cambodian curries, soups and stir-fries.
Spend your afternoon exploring the completely unique East Mebon, Ta Som and Preah Khan Temples, all built for different reasons at different times. Keep an eye out for the detail in these ancient walls.
Day at leisure until to transfer to the airport to take the flight back to your country.