Cambodia at Glance
7 Days | 6 Nights
You are active travelers, busy with your work; just have short time for your holiday. Our recommendation is Cambodia. Holiday Indochina offers you the Cambodia at Glance program. Discover Cambodia from Phnom Penh throughout Kampong Thom to Siem Reap. Do not miss this Cambodia holiday to uncover the culture, people and heritage landscapes in your limited time.
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Day 02: Phnom Penh - City Tour
Day 03: Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom
Day 04: Kampong Thom - Siem Reap
Day 06: Siem Reap - Angkor Tour
Day 07: Siem Reap - Departure
Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival (D)
Meet upon arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Visit National Museum, over 5000 objects are on display including Angkorian era statu, lingas and other artifacts. Then visit Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. it is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh.
Enjoy your welcome dinner at a nice restaurant and overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 02: Phnom Penh (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then drive to the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transported to extermination camp of Choeng Ek.
Visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. Enjoy Sunset Cruise on the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers in Phnom Penh, it bursts into 4 branches.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 03: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Kompong Thom by overland. En-route stop at Skun village for Photograph of the deep fried of Spider. Continue to visit Wat Nokhor Bachey, with its ancient temple and modern style pagoda 12th century, a short tour of Kompong Cham includes of colonial architecture.
Continue to Wat Kohear Nokor, is 40000m square in area, made of literite and built in the 11th century during the reign of king Suryavarman I. Then continue to Wat Prasat was built in the 7th century and made of brick. It has one very special feature; seven statues made of hardwood.
Upon arrival in Kompong Thom and check in your hotel and overnigh in Kampong Thom.
Day 04: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap (B/L)
Breakfast at local restaurant
Visit Sambor Prei Kuk, located 37 km from Kompong Thom province. It is a former capital and was previously named Ey San Borak, built during reign of King Isanavarman I in the 7th century.
Lunch at local restaurant. Continue journey to Siem Reap, en-route stop at Naga Bridge (Spean Prabthes) was built by King Jayavarman VII on the 12th century by laterite stone.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 05: Siem Reap (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle.
Visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 06: Siem Reap (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Banteay Srei, constructed at the late 10th century by a Brahmin counselor under a powerking Rajendarvarman. It was loosely translated to citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. En-route stop at Pre Rub (turn the body), was constructed in late 10th century dedicated to Hindu gods. This reflects the common belief among Cambodians that funerals were conducted at the temple.
Visit Preah Khan temple, built by King Jayavarman VII dedicated to his father. It is a huge, highly exportable monastic complex, and served as a Buddhist monastery and school, engaging over 1000 monks. Continue to Neak Pean, a small island temple located in the middle of the last Baray, constructed by a Khmer king in the Angkor area.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 07: Siem Reap Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at the " Old market" to understand about the local life and get back to your hotel in time for a transfer to airport for flight to the next destination
End of the Cambodia at Glance holiday
Gratuities: Tips are often the main source of income for those working in the travel industry. Tipping in bars and restaurants is now customary and highly recommended if you find satisfactory with services received. Tip is personal matter between you and services suppliers. Holiday Indochina makes no interfere or set no rule for tips and gratuities