Kingdom of Wonder
Take an in-depth look at the culture, history, and mystery surrounding Cambodia on your 5 Day Kingdom of Wonder Tour. Lose yourself in this fabulous country and its people during your stay in the capital Phnom Penh and magical Siem Reap.
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Day 1: Arrive Phnom Penh
Welcome at Phnom Penh International Airport and transfer to hotel. Visit the National Museum, built in 1917. It is an exceptional example of traditional architecture and is exclusively devoted to preserving and displaying Khmer art and sculptures. Hundreds of pieces are housed here including both Angkorian and pre-Angkorian. Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh’s namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree lined avenues of the city. In the afternoon visit the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town; and the Silver Pagoda located within the grounds of the Royal Palace (its floor is made up of 5000 silver tiles). Visit the Notorious Tuol Sleng Museum (Genocide Museum). In the former time, this museum was the secondary school. It became a detention and torture centre for thousand of Cambodian people in Pol Pot regime and known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). Nowadays, the Tuol Sleng Museum remains a lot of evidences of deaths’ people.
Hotel: Ohana Hotel
Day 2: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Siem Reap. In the afternoon join the Angkor Gondola, a unique Khmer traditional boat for a natural and historical experience. Relax while watching the sunset over South Gate.
Hotel: Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa, 3 Nights
Day 3: Siem Reap
Visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of Angkor Period (AD 802-1432) until the 15thcentury, which was indeed a Great City as its name implies. Visit Bayon Temple, one of the most popular sites in Angkor complex. over 200 large faces carved on the 54 towers, which at that time represented the 54 provinces in The Khmer Empire, give this temple its majestic character. There are also Bapoun Temple and Phimean Akas Temple, Terrace of Elephant and Terrace of Leper King. In the afternoon, we proceed to visit Ta Prohm Temple which was built in AD 1186 by King Jayavarman VII. Trunks of trees twist amongst stone pillars, and spread their gigantic roots over, under and in between the stones, probing walls and terraces apart, make this temple even more attractive and a place worth visiting during your stay. End the day with a visit magnificent Angkor Wat with its extraordinary architecture and bas-reliefs. End the day with a spectacular sunset from the top of the mountain temple of Phnom Bakheng.
Day 4: Siem Reap
After breakfast today we drive to the remote Beng Mealea temple through the typical Khmer countryside (approx 60 Kms from Siem Reap). Proceed to the Banteay Srei temple (10th century) regarded as the jewel in the crown of classical Khmer art. Finally a visit to Banteay Samre, one of the most complete complexes at Angkor due to restoration using the method of “anastylosis”.
Day 5: Depart Siem Reap
After breakfast visit Pouk Silk farm village 16km west of Siem Reap. Then onto a visit at Artisan d’Angkor of Seam Reap. This afternoon transfer to Siem Reap International Airport.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Siem Reap:||On Application||On Application|
|Meals:||4 breakfasts, 1 lunch|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & private air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flights:||Flight Ticket: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap|
|Accommodation:||4 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.