Cambodia Tourism Information

DAY 1: SIEM REAP-TEMPLE TOUR

Morning tour 08:00AM:

Meet our local professional guide at hotel, start touring to the south gate of Angkor Thom, the royal capital of the Khmer empire of the late 12th century, Bayon temple, built by the great king Jayavaraman VII, with 54 towers each with 4 huge faces to reflect the Buddhist and Hindu influence of the time. See the intricate bas-relief carvings depicting life and battles. Just shortly walking, Baphoun temple, Phimeanakas temple, Terrace of Elephant and Terrace of Leper King, lunch time (own account).

Afternoon Tour: After lunch you will visit world heritage of Angkor Wat, learn about the Khmer life of this period. Stroll through the vast hallway lined with thousands of intricate stone craving that depict the life and battles of the Khmer empire and also discover many small shines still used every day by the lo cal people and continue to visit Ta Phrom temple, this temple is considered to be one of the jewels, with it overgrown jungle trees giving it a haunting and rela xing atmosphere and also well-known because this temple featured in the Hollywood movie ’Tomb Raider”, proceed to visit the sunset views at Pre Rub temple, back to hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 2: SIEM REAP TOUR

Morning tour 08:00AM:

Meet our guide at hotel, driver to north of Siem Reap town (52Km) to former Pre-Angkorean capital of Kulen Mountain, upon arrival, the first visiting is the River of Thousand Lingas lying under the river bed, people believe it brings fertility and blessing Angkor area as the river flows from Kulen to Siem Reap. Walk 1 km to visit the Grand Reclining Buddha. Kulen mountain remains the sacred place local people believes. From the Grand Reclining Buddha, walk another 500 meters to the waterfall, where we enjoy swimming the 30 meters high waterfall and also enjoy your picnic lunch near waterfall by own account.

Afternoon Tour: Late afternoon go down the mountain to be back to proceed to Kompong Phluk floating village, take a private boat seeing the reality of  Khmer floating village and mangrove forest on the way to interior of Tonle sap lake, wait to see the sunset views over there, back to hotel. Overnight at Siem Reap.

 

DAY 3: SIEM REAP-BATTAMBANG- TOUR

Morning tour 08:00AM:

Meet our guide at hotel, departure to Battambang by private coach, upon arrival Battamabang, lunch time (own account), check in hotel.

Afternoon Tour: Driver to south of Battambang town to visit Banan temple which was built by Udayadityavarman II, son of Suryavarman I in 11th century, this temple is the best preserved of the Khmer temples around Battambang you are faced with a steep laterite staircase flanked by nagas with climbing the 350 steps you are treated to a wonderfully peaceful setting, Heading to Bamboo train terminal, then start riding Bamboo train on new rail road about 4kilometers distance running through some stunning scenic countryside alongside the Banan hills and also seeing the local people cultivate their plantations, upon arrival another bamboo station, stop a few minutes before go back to the main bamboo terminal, continue to visit  the thousands of bats are flying their cave to find the feeds, it’s resemble like dragon is flying on the sky, back to hotel. Overnight in Battambang.

 

DAY 4: BATTAMBANG-SIEM REAP TOUR

Morning tour 08:00AM:

Meet our guide at hotel, driver to north of Battambang town to visit the Rice paper houses and see the hosts are making rice paper for spring rolls, continue along a small paved road to seeing the real local lifestyle at the countryside, a shortly visit Banana chip (Dried banana), next stop, we ride across the ruined bridge to visit the Cambodian cheese factory (fish paste) There is a lot involved in the fish making process like smoke fish, dried fish, fish paste etc! It is a very important ingredient in local cooking, and without it, the food is would just not be the same! It is an incredibly strong smell that you may not have experienced before, back to town to visit cultural village of Wat Kor, it is the "homeland" for many Khmer traditional houses, most of them built from 1920-1956. What’s an interesting house that belonged to Mr. Nuon Chea, Brother Number 2 of the Pol Pot regime, survives there today. But this house no longer belongs to his family. It belongs to a local people bought this house in late 1980s from someone else and this house was built during French colonial era although the exact date is unknown, lunch time (own account), after lunch, departure to Siem Reap by private coach, upon arrival Siem Reap, check in hotel or send to Siem Reap international airport. End of Service.

REMARK :

* Please kindly wear in properly dressing for ruin temple visiting, if you wear short and T-shorts should be make sure they are long enough to be knee and shoulder covered. There are no scarf or shawl or umbrella and tank top are allowed.

* In case, we are on the tour, please take camera recharger or power bank be with you when we have lunch or dinner, you can recharge it at restaurant. Moreover, you can take sun cream, sun glasses, mosquito repellent be with you during a tour.

* In Cambodia, there are two currencies (Cambodia Riel & US dollar, 1US = 4000Riels) to be used in buying something, you are no need to exchange your money US dollar to Cambodia Riel, US dollar is acceptable everywhere but no torn old, dirty cash or coin can’t use in Cambodia and you withdraw your money in USD cash from ATM.