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Tour Overview

Immerse yourself in the heart of Cambodia with this meticulously crafted itinerary. Witness the ethereal sunrise over Angkor Wat, explore the ancient marvels of Angkor Thom, and unravel the mysteries of Kbal Spean's "River of a Thousand Lingas." Delve into the local way of life at Kompong Khleang Floating Village, and be captivated by the Apsara Dance Show's cultural elegance. Indulge in Khmer cuisine, unwind with a traditional massage, and leave with a profound understanding of Cambodia's history, art, and vibrant traditions, making memories to last a lifetime.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Embrace Sunrise Magic: Witness the enchanting sunrise over Angkor Wat, painting the ancient temple with hues of gold, a moment that etches itself into your soul.
  • Ancient Marvels Unveiled: Explore the intricacies of Angkor Thom, where smiling faces of Bayon Temple and ornate carvings of Banteay Srei reveal Cambodia's rich heritage.
  • Floating Village Serenity: Glide through Kompong Khleang Floating Village on Tonle Sap Lake, immersing yourself in the tranquility of stilted houses and the rhythm of local life.
  • Apsara Dance Elegance: Marvel at the grace of traditional Khmer dancers, their fluid movements telling ancient stories, and experience the essence of Cambodia's cultural legacy through this mesmerizing performance.
  • Mystical Kbal Spean: Embark on a hike to Kbal Spean, discovering the sacred "River of a Thousand Lingas," where intricately carved symbols adorn the riverbed, evoking a sense of mystical wonder and spiritual connection.
  • Heartwarming Humanity: Visit the Cambodia Landmine Museum, a testament to human resilience, where Aki Ra's story unfolds, reminding you of the power of determination and compassion.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Siem Reap, your friendly guide and driver will be waiting to welcome you. They will transfer you to your carefully selected hotel, ensuring a comfortable start to your journey.

    After settling in, your adventure commences with a guided tour of the magnificent Angkor Wat Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the intricate carvings and ancient architecture of Prasat Kravan, explore the fascinating jungle-covered ruins of Ta Prohm and witness the serene beauty of Srah Srang and Banteay Kdei temples.

    Angkor Wat Ta Prohm Temple
    Ta Prohm Temple

    As the day draws to a close, experience the ethereal atmosphere of Pre Rup Temple, where you'll be captivated by the sunset painting the ancient stones in hues of orange and gold.

    Meal: Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  2. Rise early to witness the magical sunrise over Angkor Wat, an experience that will etch itself into your memory. After the sunrise, return to your hotel for a sumptuous breakfast.

    Angkor Wat Sunset
    Sunset View of Angkor Wat

    Your day continues with a visit to the grand entrance of Angkor Thom through the South Gate. Explore the awe-inspiring Bayon Temple, adorned with enigmatic faces, and discover the intricacies of Baphuon Temple. Walk along the Terrace of the Elephants, once used as a platform for public ceremonies, and the Terrace of the Leper King, adorned with intricate carvings.

    In the evening, indulge in the enchanting Apsara Dance Show, a traditional Cambodian performance accompanied by a delectable dinner, offering a glimpse into the country's rich cultural heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

    Angkor Wat Bayon Temple
    Bayon Temple

  3. Begin your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a scenic hike to Kbal Spean, also known as the River of a Thousand Lingas. Marvel at the intricately carved lingas (phallic symbols) in the riverbed, showcasing ancient Khmer craftsmanship.

    Cambodia Siem Reap Kbal Spean
    Marvel at the intricately carved lingas of Kbal Spean

    Continue your exploration with a visit to the captivating Banteay Srei, renowned for its intricate pink sandstone carvings and delicate details. Gain insight into Cambodia's poignant history at the Cambodia Landmine Museum, founded by Aki Ra, a former child soldier who turned deminer, dedicated to clearing landmines in Cambodia.

    Angkor Wat Banteay Srei Temple
    Banteay Srei Temple

    In the evening, treat your taste buds to the flavors of Khmer cuisine during a delightful dinner, savoring the diverse and aromatic dishes unique to the region.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  4. Embark on a fascinating excursion to Tonle Sap Lake, Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake, where you'll visit the Kompong Khleang Floating Village. Witness the unique way of life of the local inhabitants, living in stilted houses above the water, and gain a deeper understanding of their daily routines.

    Kampong Phluk Floating Village
    Kompong Khleang Floating Village

    After your exploration, pamper yourself with a soothing one-hour Khmer massage, rejuvenating your body and mind. Continue your cultural journey with the Tonle Sap Photography Exhibit Shows, offering insights into the region's natural beauty and the lives of its people, captured through the lens of talented photographers.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  5. Delve into the rich history and artistry of Cambodia at the Angkor National Museum, where ancient artifacts and exhibits provide a comprehensive overview of the Khmer Empire.

    Cambodia Angkor National Museum
    Angkor National Museum

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Siem Reap Old Market, a bustling hub of activity where locals sell fresh produce, handicrafts, and souvenirs. Indulge in a delectable lunch at Marum, a renowned restaurant that not only offers exquisite cuisine but also supports local youth through culinary training programs.

    After your satisfying meal, your driver will escort you to the airport, bidding you farewell as you catch your flight to your next destination or return home, concluding your unforgettable journey through the heart of Cambodia. Safe travels!

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: N/A

    Phsar Chas Siem Reap
    Siem Reap Old Market

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $579 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price Includes

  • 4 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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