Kompong Thom Holidays

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Day 1: Phnom Penh

Welcome to the Cambodia! Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour guide and driver who will transfer you to your hotel. A sightseeing tour of the city will take in the Royal Palace, the incredible solid silver-floored Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, a treasure chest of Angkorian and pre-Angkorian artifacts before ending our city tour with a visit to Wat Phnom pagoda and shopping at the Russian market.

Day 2: Phnom Penh

Enjoy the day to explore this wonderful city. This evening, enjoy a boat cruise on the Mekong River and take in the local night life.

Day 3: Phnom Penh - Kompong Thom

After breakfast we leave Phnom Penh and travel to Kompong Thom province. The province is large in size with some 13,814 km2 making it the second biggest province of Cambodia. It is one of the most popular historical and cultural sites to explore due to its pre Angkorian temples. Later visit Sambor Prei Kuk, the most impressive group of pre-Angkorian monuments in Cambodia.

Day 4: Kompong Thom - Siem Reap

Today we continue to Siem Reap to visit the Angkor Wat Temple. This architectural master piece was built in the 12th century, took 30 years to complete and represents the Khmer civilization at its grandest. Covering 81 hectares, it is one of the largest religious monuments ever built. Angkor Wat (the biggest Hindu temple in the world and one of the largest religious monuments in the world, was built between the 9th – 13th century. In the early evening climb to Bakheng Hill to enjoy the superb view as the sun sets over Angkor Wat.

A pre Ankorian Sambor Prei Kruk

Day 5: Siem Reap

Today is spent further exploring the Angkor Wat complex, entering the South Gate of Angkor Thom Temple marvel at the wonders of the eerie Bayon, the terrace of Elephants and the terrace of the Leper King. Afterwards, we continue to visit Ta Prohm temple, shrouded in jungle and left just it was founded by French explorers in 1850s. This afternoon we set out for a cruise on the beautiful Tonle Sap Lake passing a typical floating village observing the locals in their daily life.

Day 6: Siem Reap

This morning with the hotel we have organised an insightful cooking class. Your session will include shopping for produce in the market, preparation, cooking and of course eating a delicious lunch. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore.

Day 7: Siem Reap

Enjoy a day to explore the temples at your leisure.

Day 8: Siem Reap

Sadly your journey through Cambodia has come to an end, we will be sure to transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.


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