Start from Phnom Penh - the capital of Cambodia, discover this city in a short time but enough to understand the culture, people and history. Transfer to Siem Reap, explore the famous ruin Angkor temples, as well as enjoy a dinner with traditional Apsara dancing show.
Upon arrival at Phnom Penh international airport, you will be met and welcome by our friendly guide and then transferred direct to your hotel for check-in.
This afternoon, discover the Phnom Penh City, visit Wat Phnom which is an ancient pagoda stand up on the hill, Independence Monument which commemorates the end of Cambodia’s ruled by France in 1953 and Wat Ounalom, the oldest Buddhist foundation in the city, probably predating the abandonment of the capital at Angkor in the 15th century. Continue your visit to the National Museum built in 1917-18 is exclusively dedicated to Khmer arts. Royal Palace built in 1866 and Silver Pagoda located within the Royal Palace compound.
Dinner at a local restaurant, overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh
At 8:00 AM: Meet our tour guide. Visit the famous Tuol Sleng Museum. We back to city and if time permit we will visit to Russian market.
Later, transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival your will be met and then transferred direct to hotel for refreshment. Overnight in Siem Reap
After breakfast at hotel. Visit the Rolous group, the monuments of Rolous which served as the capital of Indravarman I (reigned 877-89), are among the earliest large, permanent temples built by the Khmers and mark the beginning of Khmer classical art, Preah Ko erected by Indravarman I in the late 9th century dedicated by the King to his ancestors in 880. Bakong the largest and most interesting of the Roluos group temples, with his active Buddhist monastery just to the north of the east entrance. Lolei built on an islet in the center of a large reservoir (now rice fields) by Yasovarman I, the founder to the first city at Angkor.
Continue your visit to 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. We explore this masterpiece as well as some of the surrounding temples including Banteay Kdei, Sra Srong, Ta Keo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevada. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century); See the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
In the afternoon, visit the most famous of all the temples on the Angkor plain: Angkor Wat. The temple complex, cover 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Dinner at local restaurant with Apsara Dance Show. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
We drive 35KM to visit Banteay Srei temple nearly everyone’s favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carvings.Continue to the grand circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, Neak Pean.
Free at your own leisure time for rolling at local markets or shopping until transfer to Siem Reap international airport for departure to the next destination