5 Days Majestic Of Angkor Temple & Phnom Penh


Tour description: This 5 days Cambodia Trip portrays the magnificent temples of Angkor Complex. You also have chance enjoy a scenic boat trip...

Tour Route: Siem Reap - Angkor Temple Complex - Phnom Penh

Tour Begin / Tour End: Siem Reap / Phnom Penh

Tour Code: DLT - 02

Tour Duration: 5 Days

Dates: Upon your request

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Tours Category : Cambodia Luxury Tours

Highlights : Siem Reap - Angkor Temple Complex - Phnom Penh

 

BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 1 Arrival in Siem Reap
Day 2 Angkor Temple Complex
Day 3 Siem Reap - Fly to Phnom Penh in the afternoon
Day 4 Phnom Penh - City tour
Day 5 Departure

 

DETAILED ITINERARY :

 

Day 1: Arrival in Siem Reap
Upon arrival we will be greet by our guide and transfer to the hotel. After that we are heading out for the majestic temples of Angkor. We will visit to the Roulous Group of temples including Preah Ko, Ba Kong and Lo Lei. This afternoon we will visit to the magnificent 12th century Angkor Wat which is believed to be the biggest religious monument ever built in the world and certainly one of the most spectacular. In the end of afternoon, we will enjoy sunset at the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng. Tonight we will go to a nice restaurant for our Welcome dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Today Dinner included.

 

Day 2: Angkor Temple Complex
Today, after breakfast, we will start our visit of the amazing temples complex of Angkor. We will begin to explore the complex of Angkor Thom. Angkor Thom was built by King Jayavarman VII at the end of the 12th century, a short while after the completion of Angkor Wat. Angkor Thom, which means “Great City”, is surrounded by a massive perimeter wall and a moat with five monumental gates and covers an area of more than ten square kilometers. The most important monuments are located in the centre of the city, namely the Bayon, the Baphoun and the Terrace of Elephants.

The Bayon is a fascinating piece of architecture and one of the most photographed. It is a bizarre structure, with a total of 54 towers elaborately decorated with 216 enormous and enigmatic smiling faces. The numerous other structures of this fortified city are the Terrace of the Leper King, the Phimeanakas, Preah Palilay, Tepranom, Preah Pithu, North & South Kleang and Prasat Sour Prot. Then, we will visit Ta Prohm. The principal singularity of Ta Prohm is that it has not been cleared from the thick jungle, as the rest of the Angkor Complex has been. It looks nearly the same as in the descriptions of the first French explorers, shrouded in undergrowth and in the huge roots of old Banyan trees. Then we go back to the town. Overnight in the hotel in Siem Reap.
Today Breakfast included

 

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Day 3: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh
Early morning drive to Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre. This afternoon we will visit to the local market before transferring to the airport for a flight to Phnom Penh - capital of Cambodia. Arriving in Phnom Penh we transfer to our hotel. Overnight Phnom Penh.
Today Breakfast included

 

Day 4: Phnom Penh - City tour
After breakfast, we will visit The Royal Palace Complex. Besides the Royal Residence (closed to the public), the Throne Hall or Vinichhay Temple (the place where kings are enthroned) and the Chan Chaya Pavillon (where traditional dances took place), it includes Wat Preah Keo, better known as the Silver Pagoda. This amazing place, which floor is covered with 5000 silver plates, houses the Preah Keo or emerald Buddha, made of Baccarat crystal. In front stands a 90 kg golden Buddha studded with 9584 diamonds. After this, we will walk about 10 minutes to the National Museum. Built around a central courtyard, the galleries, arranged chronologically, present a collection of Khmer art, mostly sculptures.

In the early afternoon, we will drive about 16 kilometers to the Choeng Ek killing fields and the Tuol Sleng genocide Museum. This former high school in the suburbs of the capital was converted to a detention and torture centre - known as Toul Sleng or S21 - by the Khmers Rouges when they came to power in 1975. A genocide museum was established at Toul Sleng after 1979 and today it remains as it looked when abandoned by the Khmers Rouges. The pictures of hundreds of faces of those tortured there line the walls inside the old school. Most of the 17'000 people detained at Toul Sleng were eventually transported to Choeung Ek, a mass gravesite known to the locals as the Killing fields after the popular movie of Roland Joffre. Choeung Ek also serves as a memorial to those killed under the Khmers Rouges rule. If we still have time, we will visit the Russian market, too. Overnight in the hotel in Phnom Penh.
Today Breakfast & Dinner included

 

Day 5: Departure
This morning we are free at our leisure until transfer to the airport for our flight home.
Today Breakfast included

 

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Tour Price Included
English speaking guide
Domestic air fare
Private transfer and transportation with air-conditioning round trip
Accommodation based on twin share with daily breakfast
Meals as specified in the program (4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners)
Entrance fees

 

Tour Price Excluded
International airfare
Airport tax
Visa and visa fees
Meals not indicated
Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities

Note
The entry points to obtain Visa and Application for Visas and Fee
At the airports:
Phnom Penh International Airport
Siem Reap International Airport
It is required for the visa applicants to submit passport, application forms, a recent passport-style color photograph, and such other documents as determined by the status of stay.
Single entry visa fee for tourist: US$ 20/person

Airport Tax
From Phnom Penh International Airport:
International Departure Tax US$25 per person
Domestic US$6 per person
From Siem Reap International Airport:
International Departure Tax US$25 per person
Domestic US$6 per person

 

 

 

 

 

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