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Phnom Penh to Siem Reap Excursion

5 Days, 4 Nights

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Cambodia’s highlights are covered in this short package, the legacy of the Khmer Rouge, cultural sites in Phnom Penh, the World Heritage temples of the Angkor Complex combined with traditional Khmer meals and a dancing performance.  As with all our trips, the schedule can be reversed or modified as you wish.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Phnom Penh – The Killing Fields - ToulSlengMuseum
Day 2: Phnom PenhCity Tour - Siem Reap
Day 3: Sunrise at Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom - Angkor Wat - Sunser at Angkor Wat
Day 4: “Grand Circuit” - Rolous Group
Day 5: ToleSapLake - Siem Reap Departure

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Phnom Penh Arrival – The Killing Fields - Toul Sleng Museum

Upon your arrival in Phnom Penh, your guide will meet you at the airport and transfer with you to the hotel for check in.  Depending on your arrival, we will have lunch at a Khmer restaurant and we head to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum where your guide will explain the history of the Khmer Rouge and walk you through the different museum displays. After watching the movie they show every day, we drive out to the Killing Fields, where a memorial stupa and shallow pits remind visitors of the thousands killed under the Pol Pot Regime. By later afternoon, we return to town for the night

Accommodation: Hotel or guesthouse from our list
Transit: 2 hours by car
Walkingtime: at your discretion
Walkingdifficulty: Easy
Meal plan: L, D

Day 2: Phnom PenhCity Tour - Siem Reap

After breakfast, we take a short ride to the National Museum where pre-Angkorean pieces, as well as special pieces from the temples are housed. We walk over to Silver Pagoda, located within Royal Palace compound. It is so named because of the floor made up of over 5000 silver tiles. We then visit the Royal Palaceto see the amazing royal collection and the beautiful architecture, just north of the Royal Palace.It wasbuilt by King Norodom and still is home to the royalty.

After lunch your guide will take you to Central Market, reported to be the biggest covered market in the world, and to the famous Russian Market where everything from souvenirs to car parts is for sale. You will be taken to the airport in time to catch your mid-afternoon flight.

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, we’ll check into the hotel and depending on our flight time, have dinner at the Aspara Restaurant and enjoy a traditional Khmer dance performance.

Accommodation: Siem Reap hotel or guesthouse from our list
Transit: 1.5 hours car, flight to Siem Reap
Walking time: at your discretion
Walking difficulty: Easy
Meal plan: B, L, D

Day 3: Sunrise at Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom - Angkor Wat - Sunser at Angkor Wat

Before breakfast we drive to Angkor Wat to witness sunrise over the plain of Angkor.  We’ll return to the hotel for breakfast and then begin exploring the temples of Angkor.  We start with South Gate of Angkor Thom and then enter.  We then proceed with a full tour of this complex seeing Bayon, Angkor Thom, Phimeanakas, Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King. 

Lunch at a nearby restaurant and in the afternoon we’ll continue on to Ta Prohm and then spend the rest of the afternoon at Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, renowned for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Angkor Wat was a temple dedicated to the Hindu God - Vishnu. It was constructed over a period of 30 years by King Suryavarman II, who reigned between 1131 and 1151.  Depending on your choice, we can view sunset from Angkor Wat or Bakheng.

Accommodation: Hotel or guesthouse from our list
Transit: 2.5 hours by car
Walking time: at your discretion
Walking difficulty: Easy, temple areas are uneven surfaces and some steep stairs
Meal plan: B, L

Day 4: Grand Circuit” - Rolous Group

Today we continue our tour of the temples of Angkor Wat and continue what is called the “Grand Circuit”.  Our first stop is Preah Kahn followed by Neak Pean, Ta Som and Pre Rub or Prasat Kravan.  Lunch today is back in Siem Reap and following our break, we drive a little east of town for a visit to the Rolous Group of ruins, Bakong, Preah Ko and Lolei.  Upon our return to Siem Reap, optional relaxation time or a visit to the market, your choice!

Accommodation: Hotel or guesthouse from our list
Transit: 2.5 hours car
Walking time: at your discretion
Walking difficulty: Easy, temple areas are uneven surfaces and some steep stairs
Meal plan: B, L

Day 5: Tonle Sap Lake - Siem Reap Departure

Most flights out of Siem Reap are in the afternoon or early evening and depending on your departure time, we’ll make another visit to an area attraction.  Our direction is to the south of town to visit the floating villages along the Tonle Sap.  We’ll take time to climb up an active temple for a panoramic view of the area and then return for lunch in town.  Again our day is depending on your flight time.

Transit: 1 hour car
Walking time: at your discretion
Walking difficulty: Easy, temple areas are uneven surfaces and some steep stairs
Meal plan: B, L

Our trip includes

  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • Meals as indicated
  • Transfer and pickup airport
  • Transportation by car or minivan
  • Tour as indicated
  • Entrance fee

Our trip excludes

  • Domestic and international flights
  • Visa & visa arrangement
  • Meals not indicated
  • Drinking water, soft drink and alcohol
  • Tips & personal expenses

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