Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for check in and later free at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Breakfast at hotel, later start our tour to visit Wat Phnom Temple, a small hill crowned by an active Wat (Pagoda) marks the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh and sunset at Independence Monument commemorates the end of Cambodia’s ruled by France in 1953.
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh
After breakfast, we have a full day drive to Siem REAP via Kampongcham and Kampong Thom throughout the palm forest as well as more understanding the history of Cambodia with temple Wat Nokhor, Wat Kohear Nokor and Phnom Prasat.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Today we continue exploring the 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. We continue to visit The Grand Circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, Neak Pean, Krol Ko, Ta Som, East Mebon and Sunset at Pre Rup Temples. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
This morning we will visit the largest complex and impressive sandstone art here Angkor Wat. The temple constructed in the 12th century cover an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive structure, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. Continue our private tour in Siem Reap we visit incredible Ta Prohm temple settle among of 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. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
This morning we will visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya, which flourished in the late 9th and early 10th Centuries. These are the earliest temples in the Angkor area and are referred to as the Roluos group. The three Roluos temples are Bakong Temple Mountain with wonderful carvings on the false doors and lintels, the funerary temple of Preah Ko, Lolei Temple with the Roluos group’s most exquisite carvings and inscriptions. Continue our trip to visit Banteay Srei Temple (Citadel of women), dedicated to Siva of which the architecture and its sculptures of pink sandstone bears a series of beautiful sculptures, lintels, pediments and friezes present the main work of Khmer art, and on the way back we travel a nice little road through village and paddies, admire the lifestyle of villagers with their traditional houses built on stilts. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
This morning, by private transfer (no tour guide) we return to Phnom Penh: 6-7hour drive estimated.
Arrival Phnom Penh, check in at the hotel and later free at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Visit the Royal Palace and the glittering silver Pagoda, also called the Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha, the National Museum to see impressive Cambodia’s arts of work dating from Pre-history to Post-Angkorean period. Later transfer to the airport for your departure flight to the next destination.
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