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Cambodia’s charms – Short version
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ATA-CAM- ATC13 7 DAYS

Have little time but still want to explore the charms of Cambodia. This tour is perfect one for you with the start from Phom Penh, moving along to Battambang with the highlights of Wat Ek Phnom. Most of the time will be used to explore Angkor Complex – with not only the ruins, temple but also the nature around.

 

Tour summary

Itinerary

DayActivitiesLocation
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Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival (D)

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. The same afternoon, visiting he 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 and Toulsleng prison museum (also know as S21). Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh
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Day 02: Phnom Penh – Kompong Chhnang – Battambang (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at your hotel and depart for Battambang by overland transfer (290 km. 4-5 hrs drive). Stop at the Silversmith village, see the pottery manufactories in Kompong Chhnang and visit also a fish market. Arrive in Battambang, and check-in at the hotel.  Walk through the town to discover its beautiful colonial architecture. Overnight at hotel in Battambang.

 

Phnom Penh - Kompong Chhnang - Battambang
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Day 03: Battambang – Wat Slaket Pagoda – Wat Ek Phnom – Phnom Banon (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel: Drive along the picturesque Sangker River to Wat Slaket Pagoda, the residence of the provincial Buddhist patriarch Continue to visit Wat Ek Phnom. Visit a market where Prahoc, the Cambodian fish paste, is made. Visit the Provincial Museum (closed on Saturdays / Sundays) and the local market. Drive to Phnom Banon, with its five sandstone towers on top of a hill and enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding plains until sunset. The same afternoon, we are also enjoying bamboo train village with a great experiences of sliding on this funny train. Overnight at hotel in Battambang

Battambang - Wat Slaket Pagoda - Wat Ek Phnom - Phnom Banon
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Day 04: Battambang – Cheur Khmao Pagoda – Tonle Sap lake – Siem Reap (B/L) by local public boat (Shuttle boat)

Breakfast at hotel. Travel by by speed boat to Siem Reap along the Sangkar River; enjoy unspoiled landscapes and traditional daily-life scenes. Crossing Cheur Khmao Pagoda, “Black Wood Pagoda”, in Bak Prier floating village and cross the Biosphere Reserve and the floating villages of Prek Tuol. Picnic lunch on board. Continue by boat across the Tonle Sap lake to Chhoeung Kneas floating village. Arrive at Siem Reap port and transfer to Siem Reap town. The same afternoon, we use Tuk Tuk as our transportation to take us to visit Les Artisans d’Angkor – Chantiers Ecoles” of Siem Reap. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

Battambang - Cheur Khmao Pagoda - Tonle Sap lake - Siem Reap
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Day 05: Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat (B/L)

Early morning, we will visit the sunrise at Angkor Area – the idea is to view the reflection of amazing Angkor temple in the morning sun. Return to the hotel for breakfast. After that, we will start our full day visit, firstly with the sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day 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 and the largest as well as 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 at hotel in Siem Reap

Siem Reap - Angkor Thom - Angkor Wat
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Day 06: Siem Reap – Preah Dark village – Banteay Samre Temple – Ta Prohm (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, 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, visiting 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 and we also explore the surrounded temples if time permits. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Siem Reap - Preah Dark village - Banteay Samre Temple - Ta Prohm
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Day 07: Siem Reap – Departure (B/L)

Free in the morning – Transfer to the airport for the flight departure

Siem Reap

Tour details

HOTEL LIST STANDARD OR SIMILAR

DestinationsSuperiorDeluxeLuxury
Phnom PenhKing Grand BoutiqueSunway HotelSokha Phnom Penh Hotel
BattambangStueng SangkeBattambang ResortBattambang Resort
Siem ReapSokha Roth HotelSaem Siem Reap hotelSomadevi Boutique hotel

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD)

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs. Our travel consultant will help you find the best hotel deals & promotion air-fare available at your booking time.

Period: Oct 2018 – Mar 2019

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 6 pax7 – 9 pax
SuperiorUSD 835USD 707USD 557
DeluxeUSD 950USD 822USD 672
LuxuryUSD 986USD 859USD 710

Promotion deal: 01 Apr 2018 – 30 Sep 2018

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 6 pax7 – 9 pax
SuperiorUSD 818USD 690USD 540
DeluxeUSD 900USD 772USD 622
LuxuryUSD 930USD 803USD 654

*** Deluxe & Luxury rate not applied for peak season please contact us for more detail

TRIP INCLUDED

  • Private tours with Local English speaking guide
  • Hotel accommodation as mentioned
  • A/C transport throughout the tours
  • All transfers with our A/C transport
  • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • Bambo tranin sliding Experirience
  • Meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L= Lunch, D=dinner)
  • Boat ticket from Battambang – Siem Reap
  • Boat cruise as mentioned
  • Tuk Tuk ride to the blessing ceremony
  • Cold water and towel during the trip
  • Government tax & Service charge

TRIP EXCLUDED

  • International flight ticket
  • Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Laundry
  • Other not stated above
  • Travel insurance

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