Portrait of Cambodia
Discover the Portrait of Cambodia. Venture to the bohemian city of Battambang to explore the local market and colonial architecture. Explore the ancient temple of Ek Phnom, the Killing Caves of Phnom Sampeau and the five-spire temple of Phnom Banan. Discover the iconic temples of Angkor including the favourites of Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm.
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Day 1: Arrive Phnom Penh
On arrival in Phnom Penh, be transferred to your hotel.
Hotel: Cardamom Hotel, 2 nights
Day 2: Phnom Penh
Enjoy a full day city tour of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. Visit the National Museum, the Royal Palace and the beautiful Silver Pagoda. In the afternoon, visit the chilling Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and the Killing Fields memorial of Choeng Ek. Both sites give an important insight into Cambodia’s turbulent history.
Day 3: Phnom Penh to Battambang
Travel north to Battambang, and discover a bohemian city filled with charm on the banks of the Stung Sangke River. Walk along the riverside to see some of Cambodia’s most impressive colonial architecture and explore the local market.
Hotel: Stung Sangke Hotel, 2 nights
Day 4: Battambang
On a full day tour, head to the ancient temple of Ek Phnom, and stop at a rice paper-making village. Ek Phnom is a partly collapsed 11th century temple featuring impressive and intricate carvings. Visit the Killing Caves of Phnom Sampeau, and enjoy breathtaking rural views from the summit. Climb up 358 steps to explore Phnom Banan with its five-spire temple, stop at a small local winery and experience a unique bamboo train ride. Return to Battambang for the evening.
Day 5: Battambang to Siem Reap
From Battambang, journey through some of Cambodia’s prettiest landscapes to Siem Reap. Gateway to the temples of Angkor, Siem Reap is a small city filled with interesting sights, charm and atmosphere.
Hotel: Somadevi Angkor Hotel & Spa, 2 nights
Day 6: Siem Reap – Temples of Angkor
Rise early and venture by tuk-tuk to the East Gate of the temples of Angkor. Away from the crowds, see the sun rise over Angkor Wat’s iconic spires. Spend the morning exploring Angkor Wat, see the many faces of Bayon and discover Preah Khan, before returning to your hotel for some free time. After midday, travel to the outlying temple of Banteay Kdei, explore tree-covered Ta Prohm and see the sun set over Angkor Wat.
Day 7: Depart Siem Reap
Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the airport where your Portrait of Cambodia Journey finishes.