Cambodia Classic Tours

Cambodia Classic Tours

The Kingdom of Cambodia boasts some of the most spectacular sights on the planet. From massive ancient temple complexes to varied wildlife, dense rainforest and pristine beaches the country has a huge amount to offer the visitor.

Day 01

Phnom Penh – Arrival– City Tour (L)

Upon arrival our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. In the afternoon will visit ToulSleng Museum a reminder of Khmer Rouge Regime in the past. Later you will explore local market for everywhere for sales that call "Russian Market".
Meals included: Lunch
Accommodation: Cardamom Hotel***

Day 02

Phnom Penh – City Tour (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to visit the peaceful stretch of green fields of Cheung Ekmay not indicate what kinds of horrors have taken place there. Situated 17km from Phnom Penh town, Cheung Ek was made famous by the movie "The Killing Fields". Later we visit WatUonalom and Wat Phnom.WatUonalom is the most important Wat of Phnom Penh, and the center of Cambodian Buddhism. It is north from the National Museum of Arts (two streets from the Royal Palace). WatUonalom was built in 1443 to keep a hair of the Buddha. Before the Khmer Rouge emptied Phnom Penh in 1975, more than 500 monks used to live at the Wat. Continue to visit the Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Cardamom Hotel***

Day 03

Phnom Penh – Transfer by van to Siem Reap (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer by our private van without guide to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, meets and transfers to hotel for check in (Early check-in is NOT included and subject to hotel's availability). Siem Reap Orientation visit local main shrine ofPreahAngChheck/Chhom temple, visit to Angkor National Museum which we can see the artifacts from the every part of Cambodia in the ancient time. Afternoon drive to southern party of Siem Reap to embark on a short cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia's biggest natural water body. The experience is wonderful as we pass by floating village, friendly children in small boats and fishermen at work and sunset over the boat and enjoy buffet dinner with Apsara dance show at local restaurant and overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner with dance show
Accommodation: Regency Angkor Hotel*** (Deluxe Room)

Day 04

Siem Reap – Highlighted Temples Tour (B/L)

This morning we visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries. These are the earliest temples in the Angkor area and are referred to the Rolous group (Lo Lei, PreahKoh, and Bakhong Temples). Lunch with the local family and then we will continue to drive to the rural outskirt 35km from Angkor area to visit the smallest, but magnificent, BanteaySreibuilt in the 10th Century and dedicated to Shiva. The temple was the birthplace of Khmer classical style architecture and the bas-relief work is the best example of Khmer classical art remaining. The pink sandstone structure bears a series of striking and beautiful sculptures, lintels, pediments and friezes. Khmers say the temple must have been carved by women for the details are too fine for the hands of a man. On the way back to Siem Reap we will visit the BanteaySamre Temple adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes of Vishnu as well as Krishna legends.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Regency Angkor Hotel (Deluxe Room)

Day 05

Siem Reap – Angkor Temples Tour (B/L/D)

Early morning, visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat– one of the world's most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. At 09am come back to hotel for breakfast and rest in the noon to avoid of the heats of the day until 15:00 continue exploring the mysterious Royal Angkor Thom City &Bayon Its 54-tower temple is an awesome sight. At first glance it seems a shapeless mass of stone, but further scrutiny reveals a face, and then another and another until suddenly you are engulfed by the silent, heavy, enigmatic and silent gaze through half-closed eyes, staring out from a primitive and remote time. Further, visit to the surroundings of the complex including the Baphoun, Elephant Terraces, Leper King Terrace and Royal Place area and visit one more ruin in Angkor Area of Preah Khan temple, built in 12th century by King Jayavarman VII and it is the same style to Ta Prom Temple.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Regency Angkor Hotel (Deluxe Room)

Day 06

Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel, free your own leisure time until transfer to airport to catch flight departure back home.
Meals included: Breakfast
Accommodation: None