A fast yet comprehensive itinerary covering the main highlights of Cambodia. Travel from the wonderful blend of old and new in Phnom Penh with dazzling palacesand historical sites of tragic past to enchanting Siam Reap with magnificent temples of Angkor and vibrant street life. Savor the exotic cuisine, witness the people's struggling and tap into the fascinating culture that make up the Khmer spirit.

  • Cyclo ride through Phnom Penh's historical sight
  • Sunset cruise on Mekong
  • Blessing ceremony by buddhist monks
  • The photogenic ruin of Tah Prohm
  • Spectacular sunset over the Angkor Wat
  • Boat cruise Tonle Sap & floating village
Trip Length: 4 days | Trip Style: Comfort | Trip Theme: Heritage, Local life & culture | Physical Rating: | Start/End city: Phnom Penh/Siam Reap
Places visited: Phnom Penh - Siam Reap - The Angkor & surroundings
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Welcome to Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia!
Met and greeted at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check in (check in time is 14.00).

The same afternoon we take a sightseeing tour of Phnom Penh with visit to the Royal Palace that contains the Royal Residence, the Throne Hall, the Silver Pagoda which is more like a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds and has its floor paved by silver tiles.
Following, visit to the Wat Phnom Temple, one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh, built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Penh from whom the city got its name.

End the day with an atmospheric sunset cruise on the Tonle Sap and Mekong River and watch how Phnom Penh’s popular riverfront awakens to life.  
Evening is free to explore the town at your own pace.

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
tour activity
Sightseeing phnom penh
tour activity
mekong sunset cruise
Hotel in phnom Penh

Breakfast at the hotel.
This morning we will visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum also called the S-21 Prison, converted from a secondary school,  that used by Khmer during the bloody rule from 1975 to its fall in 1979. There was an estimate of 20,000 people were imprisoned, tortured, coerced to confess what so called “revolutionary reaction crimes” before being taken to be executed at the extermination camp – the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek, located 15 km south of Phnom Penh which we will visit after the Toul Sleng.
This excursion may prove distressing however, it is an important piece of this country’s historical and cultural puzzle.

Get transfer to the airport for flight to Siam Reap, gateway to the Angkor wonder.

Later of the day we will take a fun tuk tuk cruise around the Siem Reap town to catch common scenes of local life and get a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for your journey safety, prosperity and happiness.

Evening is free at leisure.  

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
tour activity
phnom penh sightseeing
tour activity
Internal flight
Hotel in siam reap

Optional activity of Angkor sunrise is available at your disposal.

Breakfast is at the hotel. 
This morning we will spend time to explore the Angkor Thom, the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire with visits to the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple that consists of 54 towers featured with multitude of Buddha’s serene and mysterious smiling faces, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Following is the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm, the famous sights known in the movie ‘Tomb Raider’ by Angelina Jolie, with enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers embracing over stone foundations of the temple’s structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces and make it one of the most picturesque and memorable of the Angkor temples

In the afternoon we will enjoy our discovery of Angkor Wat, the largest religious monuments in the World, symbol of the Great Khmer Empire, with its five impressive towers representing the 5 holy peaks of the Mount Meru, the home of the Hindu gods. It is well known for the more than 2,000 Apsara dancers decorating the temple. Construction is thought to have taken around thirty years of intensive labor. Today, Angkor Wat is figured on Cambodia's national flag as the temple symbolizes the soul of the Khmer people.
During sunset time, Angkor Wat is less visited, and it is a magical time to see the Apsaras shine in the most beautiful light.  
Evening is at your leisure. 

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
tour activity
angkor complex discovery
Hotel in siam reap

Breakfast at hotel.
This morning we will take a tour to visit the Tonle Sap Lake - the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia that sometimes reach to over 150 km in length.
Here we will take a boat cruise to explore the natural splendor and visit floating fishing village to learn about typical traditional life style of people on the water and to know how important the lake is with the Cambodian people.
If time permits, we will also visit the local market and Artisan D’Angkor workshop where young Cambodian learn and work to maintain the traditional arts.
Transfer to Siem Reap International airport for flight to onward destination.
Safe travel and see you again!

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
tour activity
Boat cruise the tonle sap lake

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Number of Persons 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10 11 - 12 13 - 15 Single supp
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  • Accommodation in a twin/double sharing room
  • Meals as mentioned
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Transportation on tour by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Water & cold tissue in car
  • Government taxes & Service charges


  • Other services than mentioned
  • Visa & International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips, Travel insurance
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