Phnom Penh Holidays

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Day 1: Siem Reap

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted and transferred to check into hotel. The remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Siem Reap

After breakfast at hotel, we start to famous Angkor Complex. We enter the South Gate of Angkor Thom Temple and marvel the wonders of the eerie Bayon, the terrace of Elephants and terrace of Leper King. Afterwards, we continue to visit Ta Prohm temple, shrouded in jungle and left just it was founded in 1850s. We will continue our trip Angkor Wat Temple. The architectural master piece was built in the 12th century. Angkor Wat the biggest Hindu temple in the world and the one of the largest religious monument in the world, built in between the 9th – 13th century, its general view are five ancients towers’ figure that embroidered or printed to the Kingdom of Cambodia’s Flag now. Enjoy the superb view of sunset from Phnom Bakheng hill.

Day 3: Siem Reap

After breakfast, we will drive to Banteay Srey, one of the most unusual temples of Angkor, Cambodia. It is built largely of red sandstone, which is covered with elaborate and deeply carved decoration. It consists of a central temple with four wings preceded by a hall and accompanied by two libraries, the southern most of which is remarkably well preserved. The Srah Srang: a royal bathing Palace, located east of Banteay Kdei.It was constructed in the mid-10th century, and modified in the 12th or 13th century. The Banteay Kdei Temple: a massive Buddhist monastery from the latter part of the 12th century is surrounded by for concentric walls. Ta Keo: an incomplete temple in the Khleang style built as the state temple of Jayavarman V. Thommanon

Day 4: Siem Reap

After breakfast, visit Beng Mealea: is a spectacular jungle temple around 60 Kms drive to the north east of Siem Reap. Built by Jayarvaman VII; in the style of Angkor Wat; its scale is huge; being well over one square Kilometer within its moat. Approached by a four causeways; Beng Mealea appears to be a huge pile of rubble partially hidden in the trees. This afternoon, we will set out for a cruise on beautiful Tonle Sap Lake, passing a floating village and seeing the daily life of local people there. Floating village at Tonle Sap Lake (The Great Lake): place where people is living on the lake, have school, market, and the child sale fruit along the lake.

Day 5: Siem Reap - Kompong Thom

After breakfast at hotel, we leave Siem Reap to Kompong Thom province. This province is very large in size with some 13,814 km2 making it the second biggest province of Cambodia. It is known as the historical and cultural site to explore with the presence of the pre-Angkorian temples. Depending on arrival time, we may check in hotel first or directly to visit Sambor Prei Kuk, the most impressive group of pre-Angkorian monuments in Cambodia. It is known as the historical and cultural site to explore with the presence of the pre-Angkorian temples.

A pre Ankorian Sambor Prei Kruk

Day 6: Kompong Thom - Phnom Penh

After breakfast at hotel, we will continue our trip to Phnom Penh spending around 3 hours and upon arrival check in to hotel. Remaining day at leisure.

Day 7: Phnom Penh

We will start to visit the Royal Palace, the incredible solid silver-floored Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, a treasure chest of Angkorian and pre-Angkorian artefacts. We end our city tour with visit to Wat Phnom pagoda before shopping at the Russian market.

Day 8: Phnom Penh

After breakfast, we travel about 15km toward southwest of Phnom Penh we will arrive at Choeung Ek. The memorial at Choeung Ek just outside Phnom Penh was an orchard! And a Chinese cemetery prior to 1975. During the Khmer Rouge regime, it became one of the killing fields the site of the brutal executions of more than 17,000 individuals, most of who first suffered through torture and deprivation in Toul Sleng Prison. Choeung Ek is now a group of mass graves and a memorial stupa containing thousands of skulls. In the afternoon, free at leisure for shopping at Russian Market for local products bring from provincials surround Phnom Penh. In the evening, enjoy 01 hour boat cruise on Mekong River to explore night life of local.

Day 9: Phnom Penh

Day at leisure

Day 10: Phnom Penh

After breakfast at hotel, relax till transfer to the airport for your flight back home, wishing you bon voyage and hoping that you enjoyed your journey with On the Go