WONDERFUL CAMBODIA - SIC - 04 days



Departure: Friday

 

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap

Day 2: Explore Angkor Heritage sites 

Day 3: Free day – Optional Angkor Heritage sites  & local street food

Day 4: Siem Reap – Departure - Optional Tonle Sap Lake

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap

Upon landing in Siem Reap, you’re welcomed by our guide and check in your hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap. 

              

 

Day 2: Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom – Preah Khan temple (B)

Today, we will explore the biggest and the most significant temples in Angkor Complex. You will start from the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century). See the South Gate, Bayon Temple – unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara Baphuon Temple: lying just to the north of Bayon, a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Visit Preah Khan temple, located 2 kilometers north-east of Angkor Thorn on the Grand Circuit. The temple was built in the second half of the 12th century in AD 1191 by King Jaya-varman VII, dedicating to his father Dharanindravarman.

In the afternoon, we continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. Ta Prohm was built in the 12th century. It’s a Buddhist temple dedicated to the mother of King Jayavarman VII.  

Explore Bantey Kdei temple, built in the mid-12th to early 13th centuries AD during the reign of Jayavarman VII, and also with the Bayon architectural style.

Visit the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Admire sunset over Angkor Wat before returning to the town. Overnight in Siem Reap.

 

Day 3: Siem Reap (B)

A day free for relax or self explorer. Overnight in Siem Reap.  

Optional full day excursion:

Thi morning, visit Banteay Srei. Built of fine grained rose-pink sandstone, Banteay Srei is the most elaborately decorated of all Angkor’s monuments, its walls, false doors, lintels and exotic soaring pediments all richly embellished with floral motifs and Ramayana tales. It is also unusual as being constructed and built by two local dignitaries under permission and land grant by King Rajendravarman. Continue to Banteay Samre – one of the most complete complexes at Angkor dedicated to Hindu.

After lunch, visit Rolous Group. This group include many temples, located 13km from Siem Reap town. Most visited temples are Preah Ko, one of the oldest funerary temple;  Bakong Temple with wonderful carvings on the false doors and lintels. The temples were from the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya, flourished in the late 9th and early 10th Centuries.

Later in the afternoon, enjoy a ride on Tuk Tuk to Local Night Market, where you will see a variety of local food, snacks, fruits, clothes on display on the roads for sales. Walks through the market, you may get the Cambodian snacks with all fries includes grasshoppers, spiders, cockroaches, crickets, baby frogs, and so on. These are all Cambodian favorite. Try it out and take a picture of it to show your friends back home.

Day 4: Siem Reap – Departure (B)

You will be free in Siem Reap until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Optional half day excursion:

After breakfast, take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake. The trip will take you to discover the floating village on how people live and trade. This village is home to thousands of families, and it's the largest floating village in Tonle Sap.

 

OUR SELECTED HOTELS

Accommodation based on the room category mentioned below. Higher room grade can be arranged subject to availability and additional charge

Destination Standard  3* Superior  4* Deluxe  5*
Siem Reap

City River/Angkor Holiday

Or similar

Saem Siem Reap

Or similar

Angkor Palace Hotel

Or similar

Note:   All hotel classifications are determined in agreement with the local authorities

Check-in Hours: 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m; Check-out hours: 11:00 or 12:00

Guaranteed check in upon arrival (before 12.00): +100% charge of the night before

Guaranteed check out until 18.00: +50% charge on room rate

Guaranteed check out after 18.00: +100% charge on room rate

 

INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast as mention or similar
  • Transfer services in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Meals as listed in the program B= Breakfast; L= Lunch & D = Dinner
  • Tours with local English speaking guide in Siem Reap
  • Bottled mineral waters and wet wipe on car during the tour
  • Government taxes



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