Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour Full Day

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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour Full Day
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Enjoy a full-day tour in Phnom Phen to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Wat Phnom, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Russian Market and Wat Ounalom.
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In Brief

Location:
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Country:
Cambodia
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Daily
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Itinerary
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Stop At: The Great Duke Hotel, 296 Mao Tse Toung Boulevard (245), Phnom Penh 12306, Cambodia

Following a hotel pick-up at 8 am from Phnom Penh City area hotel,your first stop will be Royal Palace.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Palace, Sothearos between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh Cambodia

The Royal Palace is one of Phnom Penh’s most splendid architectural achievements.It is home to His Majesty Preah Bat smdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk and Her Majesty Preah Reach Akka-Mohesey Norodom Monineath.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh Cambodia

Next,head to Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh is such a phenomenal area in Cambodia filled with hundreds of years of history.The sculptures and sheer construction of the palace leaves even the most seasoned traveler in awe because of the stunning structure.The Silver Pagoda is considered grand and magnificent because there is no other place in the world where you can see such significant spectacles of historical treasures

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Museum, 13th St. Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh Cambodia

You will visit National Museum.Cambodia's National Museum offers a charming setting for a stunning collection of ancient Khmer art.Predominantly constructed of sandstone,the sculptures date from both the Angkorean and pre-Angkorean eras.These exhibits are complemented by more recent examples of Cambodian art.The museum is housed in a terra-cotta-roofed structure of traditional Cambodian design,which was built between 1917 and 1920

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wat Phnom, Street 96 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh Cambodia

Next up,you visit Wat Phnom.The temple has a strong connection with establishment of the capital city of Cambodia.The current name of the city Phnom-Penh in native language means literally the hill of Ms. Penh.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Corner of Street 113 & St 350 History Museum, Phnom Penh 12304 Cambodia

Continue to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum was one of hundreds of detention and interrogation centers created all over Cambodia by the Khmer Rouge who gave the former high school the sinisterly innocuous name S-21 where countless thousands of Cambodians were ruthlessly processed until they were dead.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh Cambodia

After lunch at your own cost you will visit Choeung Ek Genocidal Center.It represents one of the all too frequent dark periods in world history,this one between 1975 to1979.During these four years of awful civil war an estimated 1.7 million people were massacred.This place of incredible tragedy has today been sensitively converted into a peaceful visitors’ centre and the disturbing story is retold;we are walking across the very ground where nearly 20,000 Cambodians were murdered.Even today,following periods of heavy rain,fragments of clothing and bones from victims will surface through the mud.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wat Ounalom, Sothearos Boulevard Sisowath Quay, Near the Royal Palace of Cambodia, Phnom Penh Cambodia

Next you will visit Wat Ounalom.Wat Ounalom is the home to the Buddhist patriarch and is reputedly the oldest Buddhist foundation in the city.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Russian Market, Street 163 Corner of Street 444, Phnom Penh 12310 Cambodia

You will head to Russian Market.Russian Market is the most popular market among tourists and expats and the best place to pick up souvenirs. Russian market is known to the locals as Phsar Toul Tom Poung.The reason why it is called Russian market is because it was a popular market among the Russian expats during the 1980s when most of the western expats in Phnom Penh were Russian.

At approximately 06:00 pm,you'll arrive back at your hotel in Phnom Penh city where the tour will end.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at Phnom Phen City area
  • Transport by air-conditioned private car
  • English speaking local guide at the time of sightseeing
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Duke Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Silver Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phnom
  • Entry/Admission - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Ounalom
  • Entry/Admission - Russian Market

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Food
  • Any item not included in inclusions
  • Gratitude

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Traveler pickup is offered

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.82 out of 5 based on the last 11 recent reviews

Wonderful tour with an amazing tour guide Dara. Although the killing fields and S21 interrogation school is very harrowing to view it is a huge part of Cambodia's history and Dara did not hold back on answering some very personal questions regarding his family's history as well as the history of the country. All of the sites from the Royal Palace through to Wat Phnom were interesting and unique and having Dara as our guide added a greater depth of understanding. As we are not shoppers we skipped the markets and spent more time at other sites plus a great cafe for lunch - Browns Coffee Cafe. We have never had a personal guide for tours before but were pleased we spent the extra for this tour especially been able to have Dara as our guide. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 07 Mar 2018
My tour guide Dara was amazing! Thanks Dara! Highly recommended!
• Submitted 11 Dec 2017
Our tour guide Mr Pheakday was very informative, very helpful and a pleasure to be around. This was a very emotionally tough day, the tour is full of sorrow and brutality however it is important to see and make sure we do not repeat such mistakes. The tour was well organised and very packed full of different sites.
• Submitted 04 Dec 2017
This tour was great. Our tour guide was Chanseng. His knowledge of history was phenomenal and his English was amazing. We learned so much about Cambodia's rich history and its culture. Chanseng went above and beyond with recommendations for other tours and sightseeing opportunities. Would most definitely use again and will ask for Chanseng by name when we return.
• Submitted 20 Jun 2017
A long, exhausting and at times emotional tour but one not to be missed. Visiting the Killing Fields and S21 Prison was an opportunity to see first hand what we had only read about or seen on TV and hearing in detail what actually happened was very emotive. But it is history that we need to know and learn about and all credit to Cambodia for not glossing over it or trying to hide their recent history in an effort to reduce the likelihood of such a terrible atrocity ever happening again. A big thank you to our guide Sing for his superb knowledge of the sites visited and the very patient way in which he steered us around the sites including Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Silver Pagoda Temple etc. A definite 12 out of 10!!!
• Submitted 25 May 2017
I would highly recommend this tour. My tour guide, Mr Sing was fanatsic! He spoke great English and had extensive knowledge of all the sites we visited and he even helped me find vegetarian food for lunch. I would recommend to anyone who wants to learn about everything Phnom Penh has to offer.
• Submitted 23 May 2017
Our tour was great. Saw most of the highlights of Phnom Pehn and our tourguide was very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.
• Submitted 22 May 2017
JinnaJenna was an amazing private tour guide. She was so full of knowledge and made the tour exciting. I highly recommend doing this tour. Saw everything I could have possibly wanted on a short stay in Phnom Penh
• Submitted 21 Apr 2017
We had a very interesting city tour of Phnom Penh. Guide and driver were very good and arrived on time.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2017
Had a wonderful tour around Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Wat Phnom, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Russian Market and Wat Ounalom. Our guide Mr. Channak Sok is very knowledgeable of all the sights in Phnom Phen. I would highly recommend this tour to everyone who'd like to see the most beautiful places around Phnom Phen while avoiding the crowd.
• Submitted 06 Feb 2017
This tour was a nice way of placing most of the sights in Phnom penn together but I felt my tour guide didn't give us the story behind the s21 prison and left us to see the national museum on our own. We had to hire headsets to get an overview of what we were seeing which cost us an extra 5 each when we should have been told by our guide the history of the artefacts we were seeing. In the S21 prison we even missed a whole floor of important information in relation to the Khmer rouge crimes as we were told there was nothing to see there. As we didn't get the information of the crimes committed and the details we needed to understand the atrocities we ended up spending extra time in the prison to read the boards as the guide was not giving us the information. When probed about simple questions she managed to give us inaccurate information which led us to think she was not knowledgable in the attractions we were seeing. We were told there was not enough time to see the Russian market because we had spent a little longer in S21! A bit overpriced for what it is.
• Submitted 18 Dec 2017

In Brief

Location:
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Country:
Cambodia
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Daily