CLASSICAL CAMBODIA & BEACH CTC-005
CLASSICAL CAMBODIA & BEACH
Tour Code: CTC-005
Day 1 (8:30am - 6pm) : World Heritage Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat!
Pick up from your arrival point in Siem Reap and check in hotel. An English speaking tour guide will be arranged to take care of you and bring you to the Angkor Archaeological Park, UNESCO-World Heritage site since 1992.
Optional lunch in Angkor Thom (depening on your interest)
In the afternoon, intensive visit of world famous Angkor Wat Temple. Study the fantastic bas reliefs and climb up to the temple's third level.
Day 2 (5:30am - 5pm) : Sunrise in Angkor Wat - Srah Srang - Walking tour through "the jungle temples" - Preah Khan - Neak Pean - Eastern Mebon - Banteay Srei
You shouldn't miss the fantastic sunrise in Angkor Wat - a unique experience!
In the late afternoon, you visit world famous Banteay Srei, with its amazing stone carvings of highest quality. The temple really deserves its nickname "diamond" of Angkor.
Transfer back to hotel. After your second day in the temples, you are certainly tired and will enjoy your complementary traditional khmer massage.
Day 3 (8:30am - 5pm) : Roluos Group, Morning Market and Floating Village Kampong Phhluk
After breakfast, visit the so-called "Roluos Group", the place where "Angkor was born" with Bakong Temple, Preah Koh Temple and Lolei. We see the morning market in Roluos with indigenously grown vegetables and many fish species.
Enjoy your boat tour through the flooded forests of the Great Tonle Sap Lake, habitat of many bird species and arrive in Kampong Phhluk. This amazing floating village is built with 8 to 10 m high stilts.
We have lunch in a family's house (lunch boxes are provided) and learn about the way of living in this still authentic community.
Please note: Depending on the season and the level of water in the Tonle Sap Lake, this program may be subject to changes.
Traditional Apsara Dance Show with Buffet Dinner at Kulen II Restaurant (6:30pm - 8:30pm).
Day 4 (7:30am - 6pm) : Cambodia Overland & Cruising on Mekong River
At 7:30am start your onland trip by Capitol Tours air-conditioned bus through rich farmlands with rice paddies, water buffaloes and sugar palm trees to Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh.In the evening, sunset cruise in traditional wooden boat on the Mekong River to see "the skyline" of Phnom Penh.2 overnights in Phnom Penh
Day 5 (8:30am - 5pm) : Royal City Phnom PenhYour Phnom Penh city tour starts at Wat Phnom. See the different shrines of Theravada and Mahayana buddhism and enjoy this quiet place in the heart of the capital.
Continue our journey to famous National Museum with the worldwide largest collection of Khmer arts and sculptures.
You will see lots of masterpieces of Khmer bronzes, bas-reliefs and sculptures, like the famous reclining Vishnu (from Western Baray) and the stone sculptured head of Jayavarman VII, the most powerful of all Angkorian kings. The museum gives an excellent overview of Angkorian art and history and invites you to sum up your visit of Angkor.
Go on your programme with the Royal Palace and its highly decorated throne hall, the flowered royal gardens and of course the famous Silver Pagoda. See the model of Angkor Wat giving you a bird eyes' view of the whole temple area.
By traditional cyclo you will be driven from the Royal Palace to the colourful Central Market.
This cyclo tour is certainly one of the highlights of your Phnom Penh experience.
Explore the traditional Central Market and the modern Suriya Market with lots of all kinds of food stands (exclusive).
Visit the Tuol Sleng Museum of genocide, and learn about this cruel part of Cambodian history.
Day 6: Welcome to the beach!
By air-condition Capitol Tours Bus, we head southwards to Sihanoukville, Cambodia's most popular seaside resort. Enjoy your overland tour through very scenic natural landscapes with rice paddies, water buffaloes and sugar palms (230 km, about 4 hours).
You are free to choose your departure time. It is available at 7:15, 8:45, 11:15, 12:30, 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM. Decide by yourself if you prefer another individual exploration of the capital Phnom Penh, or if you would like to spend more time at the white sandy beaches of Sihanoukville.
2 overnights in Sihanoukville.
Day 7: Relax in Sihanoukville - or optional daytrips?
Time to relax: Your resort offers fantastic seaviews to the islands and is located directly on the hillside at Serendipity Beach, giving also access to the more exclusive Sokha Beach.
Options for day trips, such as "Ream National Park" with mangrove forests and exotic wildlife (white fresh water dolphins!) or "Island Hopping" with snorkeling and seafood BBQ.
(Day tours are excluded)
Day 8: Bye bye paradise!
After breakfast, transfer to the bus station in Sihanoukville.
End of package tour "Classic & Beach".
It will be hard to leave this fantastic place, that's why there are options for extensions in Sihanoukville (just contact us if you need to extend your travel).
From Sihanoukville's bus station, all other destinations can be easily reached (Koh Kong, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Saigon). If you need assistance in booking your tickets, please contact us.
Prices "Cambodia Classic & Beach"
8 days, 7 nights
ACCOMMODATION IN 3* HOTELS
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