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Glorious Civilization Of Khmer

Phnom Penh - Siem Reap – Banteay - Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom – Tonle Sap
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  • Khmer Art Painting Khmer King Fighting With Siam
  • Grand Circuits
  • Monks greeting each other in Phnom Penh
  • Banteay Srei Temple

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Overview
Tour Code: CBCL04
Cambodia classic tour starts from Siem Reap, you can visit one of the most astounding archaeological sites nowhere in the world: Angkor Temples and learn about the history of Khmer kings at their highest and wealthiest power then visit Phnom Penh – capital of Cambodia. This tour helps you to have an outlook of Cambodia but will give you a deeper understanding of this beautiful country.
Itinerary Day by Day

Arrival Phnom Penh around noon – Visa processing – your private guide meet you then transfer to hotel for check in.

Afternoon start a half day city tour including the Victory Monument, and the National Museum (called as Musee des Beaux-Arts). Next, you’ll visit a French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art - notably sculptures – from throughout the ages. You’ll also discover the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside includes a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90 kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. End of day stop at the Central market and in right time to views over the tree-lined avenues of the city during sunset.

Accommodation: Asia Tune Hotel (3*)

Morning free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap…

Upon arrival meet and transfer to hotel for check in then start to visit Rolous Group including Preah Ko, Bakong, Lo Lei.

Afternoon, continue to visit Prasat Kravan with its unique brick sculptures and Ta Prohm.  One of the area's most remarkable temples, Ta Prohm had been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. It reveals the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, similar the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them. Walk around to visit as well Takeo, Chau SayTevoda and Thommanon.  Continue to visit Preah Khan temple, built by the King Jayavarman VII, Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulders-hanging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation.  Return to hotel for leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Royal Empire Hotel (3*)

Today you'll visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: The temple complex covers 81 hectares and as wide as the size of the Imperial Palce in Beijing. You'll explore its distinctive five towers considered to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru's five peaks - the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and surrounding moat and the ocean beyond.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon you will visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century masterpices), you'll encounter the South Gate with its huge statues, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the LeperKingandBayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara). Afterwards, drive back to Prasat BeyTemple located in the north of Phnom Bakheng south gate of Angkor Thom in TONLE OUM behind Prasat Bey temple, you'll depart from ports visits south gate of Angkor Thom and the wall along the Tonle Oum while listening romantic traditional music and histories of the Khmer. End of day take a relaxing stopover at Prasat Chrung visiting Tadev Hole and temple with the best Sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Royal Empire Hotel (3*)

Today you start tour at 8:00 AM to visit an ancient Hindu temple at the countryside called BANEAY SREY - the citadel of women. It is 35KM north of Siem Reap and built from 968-1001AD, dedicated to Shiva God. It is considered to be the most beautiful and unique temples with pink sandstone and very deep carvings in Cambodia. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon visit Grand Circuit including Pre Rup (Change the body), Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool and representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake and visit the temple of Ta Som as well as Srah Srang ("The Royal Baths"), undoubtedly used in the past for ritual bathing before return to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Royal Empire Hotel (3*)

Morning, transfer to Tonle Sap Lake - the largest fresh water lake in South East Asia and is the heart of the Cambodian fishing industry and the lifeblood for millions of Khmers living on and around it. You will embark a comfortable boat to see the true way of life in one of the floating villages of the Tonle Sap. Here you can see how Khmers and Vietnamese live and work side by side years later. Afternoon free at leisure until transfer for flight departure.

Meals: Breakfast
Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
What's included
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast
  • Services of a driver and private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers
  • Experienced English-speaking guide during all tours and transfers
  • Private board for sightseeing as mentioned in the program 
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary 
What's excluded
  • International & Domestic flight tickets 
  • Cambodia visa fee currently US$30 / pax payable upon arrival 
  • Domestic airport tax PNH-REP US$10, REP-PNH US$6 
  • International airport tax departure PNH: US$25. REP US$25 
  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance)
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.
  • All other services not specified in the itinerary
  • Peak season surcharge during Dec and Jan and Compulsory Dinner for Xmas and New Year Eve 
Our Recommended Add-on Programs & Trips
 Sunset Cruise - Phnom Penh (1 Hour) (PHN-09)
Group
2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 33 22 18

Our guide pick you up at your hotel in Phnom Penh at 4:00PM then transfer to the river where you’ll embark on a boat for visit floating houses, immigrant village and the fishing area along the riverside until sunset view on the boat. Enjoy the quiet time before return to hotel.

Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/Boat rental fees/mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

 Khmer Traditional Silk Village (Koh Dach) By Car (PHN-11) (08:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
Group
2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 78 60 48

Leave your hotel in Phnom Penh to enjoy a private transfer with our private guide for excursion a long Mekong river to Koh Dach Island. You’ll visit the Khmer traditional waving village of handicraft production, dying and weaving silk on old looms and pagodas where you get to know the historic silk Centre. Glide quietly through the village to see the daily life activities of villagers, relax on the riverside until return back to Phnom Penh white driving slowly along the river enjoy the scenery of the green vegetation, the fishing village, pagoda. End services at your hotel.

Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

 Elephant Ride Bhakheng (30 Minutes) (REP-04)
Group
2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 92 86 79

Climb up to the summit of Phnom Bakheng hill on the back of an elephant (approx. 30 min.)

Included: Private air-conditioned vehicle/ English-speaking guide/Elephant ride fees/mineral water
Excluded: Meals, Personal expenses, other services not specified in the itinerary

Hotels Used in This Tour
Siem Reap: Royal Empire Hotel or similar

Address: National Road 6 (Airport Road), Phum Krous, Sangkat Svay Dangkum, National Road 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Description: Surrounded by a stunning landscape with Khmer décor and hospitality, Royal Empire Hotel is located just 10 minutes away from the Siam Reap International Airport. To make the trip more buzzing and alive, you are just a two-minute walk away from the Angkor Shopping Arcade night market, a five-minute walk to the Cambodian Cultural Village, and less than a five-minute drive to the Pub Street and Old Market. Mixing Khmer’s traditional and modern furnishings, all the spacious rooms are designed in soft tones and wooden flooring. Also ducted with superior amenities, the property provides ultimate luxury. Guests can unwind by the outdoor saltwater pool, sit back and relax at the bar sipping your favorite drink, or relish in the Asian and Western cuisines at the restaurant. Royal Empire Hotel is an ideal place for leisure and business travelers who desire to stay in the centrally oriented area.



Phnom Penh: Asia Tune Hotel or similar

Address: No. 85, Street 19 corner street 148, , Phsar Thmey, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Descrlption: Designed for both business and leisure travel, Asia Tune Hotel is ideally situated in Phsar Thmey; one of the city's most popular locales. Situated only 0 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Asia Tune Hotel is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

The ambiance of Asia Tune Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. hair dryer, mini bar, seating area, complimentary bottled water, bathtub are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including fitness center, spa. Whatever your purpose of visit, Asia Tune Hotel is an excellent choice for your stay in Phnom Penh.
Service Details During the Trip
IMPORTANT NOTE:
• All prices are quoted in USD/ per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy
• Supplement for standard menu meals: US$ 10 for lunch & US$ 15 for dinner
• Private services & daily departure
• Surcharge for Compulsory dinner for Xmas and New Year Eve
• Surcharge for domestic flight tickets with taxes:

SPECIAL OFFER:
• [Free] Mineral water is available during transfers
• [Free] Traditional Gifts

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tour guide servicePrivate Local Tour Guide
To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

We also can arrange facilities for the disabled (upon on request)





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We will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customers. Menu is also carefully selected by us with attentions to details to ensure you try different flavor food every meal. We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. If you do not like it, please tell us. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of our local tour guide, he/she will be very helpful.


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