PHNOM PENH – BATTAMBANG – SIEM REAP ( 6 Days / 5 Nights )
Full Board-Meals, Accommodation, Transport, Guide, Admission Fees and Tours
Tour Code: 2WT-PNH-BTB-REP-HALFS-6D5N
Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (-/-/D)
Arrival in Phnom Penh. Warmly welcome at Phnom Penh International Airport and then transfer to your hotel for check-in and refreshment. After that we have a sightseeing tour of the charming city with the attractions: Independence Monument – the Independence Monument commemorates the end of Cambodia is ruled by France in 1953. It was built in 1954, National Museum was constructed in 1917, this museum shows the fascinating of Cambodia art archeology; Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda Palace so called because of the 5,329 silver tiles that coverthe floor – was built in 1892. Lunch not include,
Visit Wat Phnom – a small hill crowned by an active Wat (pagoda) marks the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh and visit Central Market this unique art deco building is a Phnom Penh landmark constructed 1935-1937. Dinner at the city restaurant, Overnight at Phnom Penh.
Day 2: Phnom Penh – Battambang – Via Kompong Chhnang – Pursat (B/-/D)
Departure by car A/C by national road No 5 along the Tonle Sap River, on the way visit the mosques, the fishing villages, the handicraft center of silver at Kompong Luong, continue to Phnom Oudong (former capital), climb up to the top of the hill of Phnom Preah Reach Trorp for visiting the ancient temple and the numerous stupas, enjoy the splendid view in surrounding. Lunch not include,
Continuation by the same road through the village, the rice field to Kompong Chhnang province, arrival around 11:30, city tour, visit the fishing village on Tonle Sap, the potteries. Then continue to Battambang via Pursat city with a brief city tour, arrival at Battambang in the last afternoon. Dinner at the city restaurant and overnight.
Day 3: Battambang (B/-/D)
Discover the city of Battambang, a charming big city where you can watch the elegant houses in the French colonial style along the river. You then visit the Provincial Museum and ride the Bamboo Train, visit Sampov Mountain . You pass through traditional villages along the route where you can attend the manufacture of family rice cakes and contacting people about their daily lives.
Lunch not include,
In the afternoon, Then, an hour’s ride to the hill of Phnom Bannon (337 steps) and its temple, Prasat Bannon, 7th century, which stands atop mountain that you reach by a long staircase. From there, you can also admire the beautiful scenic landscape of villages, plains, pagodas. Dinner at local restaurant, Overnight in the hotel.
Day 4: Battambang – Siem Reap (B/-/D)
In the morning depart to Siem Reap by boat, you make a cruise on the river Sangk (6-7 hour cruise) to Preak Toal. En route, you explore floating villages, where you are taught the traditional techniques of fishing and then visit a village which is located on a crocodile is farm. Lunch not include, then continue cruising to Siem Reap where you arrive in late afternoon. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner at local restaurant, Overnight in the hotel.
Day 5: Siem Reap – Angkor (B/-/D)
In the morning visit the South Gate, Angkor Thom, This Royal city was first built under the reign of Udayadityavarman II in the 11th Century, the famous Bayon Temple this temple mountain built by Jayavarman VII is situated in the centre of the city of Angkor Thom. It is a three-tiered pyramid with its entrance facing east. The central shrine is surrounded by 54 towers all crowned by gigantic faces, representing Lokiteshvara but with the features of Jayavarman VII, Baphuon – This temple built by Udayadityarvarman II was the most poorly constructed of all the temples in Angkor. Phimean Akas this temple constructed late 10th early 11th century by Jayavarman V. Elephants and Leper King Terraces. The first owes its name to the outstanding depiction of elephants, while the second gets its name from the magnificent sculpture of King Yasovarman, popularly known as the Leper King.
In the afternoon visit one of 7 wonders of the world “Angkor Wat” early mid 12th century by King Soryavarman II. The temple is one of the largest monuments to religion ever built and is truly one the wonders of the world. Believed to have been constructed as a temple and mausoleum for King Suryavarman II at the peak of the Khmer empire in the first half of the 12th century, Angkor Wat is probably the best-preserved of the Angkorean temples. And then watches sunset view from the top of Phnom Bakheng. Overnight.
Days 6: Siem Reap – Departure (B/L/-)
In the morning discover the Angkor temples in the small circuit : Thommanun with some very nice walled-doors and stylized devata, Chau Say Tevoda, Takeo one of the first to be build out of sandstone, Ta Prohm was a monastery built by Jayavarman VII as a residence for his mother, It has been largely overgrown by the jungle and as you climb through the dilapidated stone structures you see many giant baniyan growing out of the top of the temple itself, Banteay kdei, this temple was constructed by Jayavarman VII during the 12th and 13th Centuries ( Citadel of the Cells) used to be a religious monastery, and Sras Srang used for ceremonies and royal baths. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, transfer to the airport for flight departure at the late afternoon. End of Service with happiest and good journey
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