CAMBODIA PANORAMA TOUR
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Nestled away in southwest Cambodia, the gorgeous Cardamom Mountains offer fecund spectacles of beautiful biodiversity where wild elephants stroll in their full splendour. Home to Phnom Aural, the highest peak of Cambodia, this alluring place is a haven for climbers and nature enthusiasts. It’s interesting to note that the Cardamom Mountains has a community project where travellers can plant trees to fight forestry. When here, also visit the mesmeric Tham Phu Wa Temple that is adorned with intricate carvings. All in all, the Cardamom Mountains is an exquisite destination to touch base with your innate self.
PHNOM PENH ARRIVAL
Upon your arrival at the airport in Phnom Penh, you are warmly welcome by Asiana Travel local guide and transfer to the hotel for check in, dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh. Meals included: Dinner
PHNOM PENH TOUR
Breakfast at hotel, this morning we visit to the National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917, we will visit the Royal Palace. The Palace was opened in 1870 under King Norodom, and now contains the Royal Residence, the Throne Hall, the Silver Pagoda, and other buildings. The Silver Pagoda (Wat Preah Keo Morokat) is one of the city's most visited sites and offers a display of priceless Buddhist and historical objects. The Pagoda draws its name with more than 5,000 silver tiles, which cover a floor in the temple. The building serves less as a functioning shrine, no monks currently reside here, than a repository of cultural treasures such as the famous Emerald Buddha and many other valuable statues. We will take one hour cruise along the Mekong for sunset view. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
PHNOM PENH TOUR
This morning explore the National Museum’s collection of Khmer art, which displays over 5,000 objects including statues and other artifacts from Angkor Wat. Then we discover Phnom Penh’s Psar Toul Tom Pong, known as the Russian Market, a great place to hunt for souvenirs, curios, and silks. After lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the Toul Sleng Prison Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek-both grim reminders of Cambodia's bloody past under Pol Pot. It is almost inconceivable to confront the nature of true evil here in this gentle land, but the Buddhist memorial at Choeung Ek, commemorates the 1.7 million victims of the 1975-79 Pol Pot regime. This excursion may prove distressing for some. It is, however, an important piece of this country’s historical and cultural puzzle. Overnight in Phnom Penh. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for the flight K6 101 (07h30 - 08h15) of Cambodia Angkor Air to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel check in. The same morning, heading out of town we make our way by traveling on a newly paved road to the intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Afternoon, by car to the Pouk district about 15 Km in the West of Siem Reap town you visit the silk farm, a fascinating farm/workshop where you can see the entire silk creation process including growing the food for the silk worms, breeding the worms, silk extraction and refinement, traditional kit dying pattern creation and looming. Retail silk and souvenir shop. On the way back, visit the Western Baray (Baray Occidental) measuring 8 km by 2.3 km which provided water for the intensive cultivation of lands around Angkor. We also visit Landmine museum on the way. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel, this morning, we will explore wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King, then continue to Preah Khan was built in 1191 during the reign of King Jayavarman VII. He was a warrior king celebrated for reconstructing the Khmer Empire after a period of fragmentation. Jayavarman first made a name for himself in 1165, when news of a rebellion reached his ears. Rushing home from the Cham Kingdom, where he resided, he arrived too late to stop the usurper Tribhuvanadityavarman from crowning himself King of the Khmers. Afternoon, we will visit the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Later this afternoon, we will complete our temple tours to the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with Colums, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. Overnight in Siem Reap. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
SIEM REAP - TONLE SAP LAKE TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to the floating village of Choueng Kneas village, where you will take the boat to visit the way of life Cambodian poor people along with schools, restaurants, hospitals and much more floating on the great lake of Tonle Sap. You may even see enterprising children floating in buckets selling soft drinks and floating pig pen, Visiting the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting, Late afternoon we take Tuktuk, a small open-sided taxi common in Cambodia, to cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap town and for a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety for your journey. Overnight in Siem Reap. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
SIEM REAP DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel, you are free at your leisure until transfer to the airport to take your departure flight back to your home. End of services. Meals included: Breakfast
- Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
- Private transfers and transportation on tour
- Entrance fees on tour
Boat cruising at floating village
- Meals as indicated
- English speaking guide
- Mineral water and cold towel on car/van/bus
- Air ticket Phnom Penh - Siem Reap and airport taxes
- Cambodia visa
- International flights to Phnom Penh and from Siem Reap and airport taxes
- Drinks & other personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Early check-in and late check-out
- Tipping for tour guide and driver
- Others not mentioned in the itinerary
- The above itinerary is suggested Tour Plan. The Company is responsible for only those services which are charged from the guest. All other services which are not paid by the guest to the Company are Suggested services and Company is nowhere bound to provide that service or pay the cost for the same.
- Check in and Checkout Timing of the Hotel will be according to the timing of the respective Hotels.
- Company is not responsible for compensating any loss or additional cost incurred by the guest while taking the tour.
- Company is not responsible, nor liable for any damage, loss or injury caused to any passenger while taking the tour.