Cultural Cambodia Holiday
- 4 days
- 2 persons
Tour to the busiest capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh having the courtesy of Mekong and Tonle Sap River. Phnom Penh Also creates the exploration with ambient history and remarkable speculations of Architectural crafts and artifacts that symbolize the vivid history of Cambodia. The Tour Covers from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Starting at Phnom Peng you will visit Independent Monument, Royal Palace, Central Market. At Siem Reap, you will visit Angkor World Heritage Site, Ta Prohm, Ta Keo, and the biggest Buddhist temple in the World. Experience the variety of culture as well the culinary of local cuisines in Cambodia.
tour plans 4 days
On arrival at Phnom Penh International airport, after the antigen test, you will take your luggage and walk to the exit, where you will be meet our representative After the intro, you’ll proceed with transfer directly to check-in at the hotel in the city center. Remain of the day is free or explore at yourself. Overnight at a hotel in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, you will be transferred for the half-day tour by beginning your first stop at The Independence Monument; crafted by the Cambodian architect, Vann Molyvann, he was the foremost of a generation of architects who contributed to premium architecture by the era 1950s and that has been coined New Khmer Architecture. 37 meters tall in a form of a lotus-shaped stupa was built in 1958 to memorialize Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. Next stop, visit the highlight of the tour, The Royal Palace, built-in 1866 by King Norodom on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90 kilograms and a small 17th-century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. Continue to Wat Phnom “Mountain Pagoda” a pagoda on the only hill in town. According to legend, the first pagoda on this site was erected in 1372 to house four statues of Buddha deposited here by the waters of the Mekong River and discovered by Lady Penh. Hence the city name Phnom Penh or 'hill of Penh'. The last, rolling around the Central Market (Phsar Thmei), a large market constructed in 1937 in the shape of a dome with four arms branching out into vast hallways with countless stalls of goods. The four wings of this gigantic yellow dome are teeming with stalls that sell goods ranging from gold and silver, antique coins, money exchange, books, flowers, food, fabrics, shoes, souvenirs, seafood, and countless other products. Have lunch at an Indian restaurant. After lunch, drop off at the bus station for you to catch a public bus to Siem Reap (314km-6hrs drives). Meet our guide on arrival and you’ll transfer to check-in at the hotel and followed by dinner. Overnight at a hotel in Siem Reap.
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a full-day tour with our local Representative at Angkor World Heritage Site covers the most impressive and stunning temples in the country, the Heart & Soul of Cambodia! Begin the trip by visiting Ta Prohm - The Ancestor Brama & Jungle Temple, famously known as the Tomb Raider temple. Most of this temple is covered by gigantic trees that have grown over the ancient structures for over 600 years. Ta Prohm has been left untouched by archaeologists except for the clearing of a path for visitors and structural strengthening to stave off further deterioration. After Ta Prohm, head over to Ta Keo, one of the biggest temples built during the Khmer Empire, and it was built a couple of hundred years before Angkor Wat temple. Then visit the ruined Ta Nei temple that’s hidden in the jungle. Continue your trip to the Victory Gate of Angkor Thom where you will be welcomed by the four smiling faces of King Jayavarman VII in the form of Buddha accompanied by gods and demons. This is a truly amazing sight. Enter through the gates to discover the impressive Angkor Thom temple complex (the Great City of King Jayavarman VII between 1181 – 1220 AD). The area consists of the Elephant Terrace, Leper King, Preah Paleilay, Ancient Royal Palace, Phimean Akas, Baphoun, and Bayon. After lunch, you’ll visit the World Heritage Site; the biggest Buddhist temple in the World. seeing the architectural masterpiece of Angkor Wat and stroll around this massive monument, exploring the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards, and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. By evening return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Breakfast at hotel, you could vacate from the hotel, depending on your flight, free in the morning (check out time is 12:00pm) or you’ll be picked up and transferred to Siem Reap Int’s Airport for connecting flight home or next destination.
Daily breakfast + 2 lunches + 2 dinners (Khmer & Indian Food)Bus ticket PNH REP by Mekong Express or similarAll entrance fees as indicated sightsFull private A/C vehicle transfer as programPrivate tours by English speaking guideCold mineral water & wet towel during the tripAccommodation at double or twin sharing room
Personal expenses & travel insuranceTipping for guide & driverInternational air ticket (In/Out of Cambodia)Domestic flight PNH REPsBeverages during mealCovid-19 Rapid Test or PCR Test feeBank charges or wire fees of all kinds (covered by the payer)Cambodia Visa Fee (Obtain before arrival) www.evisa.gov.khEarly check-in or late check-out at the hotel