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Asia: Cambodia - Highlights

Hosted by: Thee Curious Traveller

Cambodia - Highlights

Explore the beauty of Cambodia on this unforgettable adventure

Duration: 5 days 4 nights

Accommodation, domestic flights, some meals & activities included

Type:Active,Nature,Culture,

This trip involves medium level physical activity

Location: Cambodia, Asia

Beautiful country with a warm blend of culture, nature, food and people

Explore the beautiful country of Cambodia which has a warm blend of culture, nature, food and people. Discovering the majesty of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, visit the impressive temples of Banteay Srei and Pre Rup, exploring the charming capital Phnom Penh.

SIEM REAP - Upon arrival in Siem Reap, Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Please note standard hotel check in is at 2pm - Overnight in SIEM REAP
SIEM REAP - We start the day with an excursion to Roluos graup. The Roluos graup includes three temples - Bakong, Prah Ko and Lolei - dating fram the late 9th century and corresponding to the ancient capital of Hariharalaya, fram which the name of Lolei is derived. Remains include 3 well-preserved early temples that venerated the Hindu gods. The bas-reliefs are some of the earliest surviving examples of Khmer art. Modern-day villages surraund the temples. Afterwards continue to one of the jewels of Cambodia: the awe-inspiring Angkor Thom or 'Great City'. This will include many of the finest Tempies of King Jayavarman VI1, who ruled fram 1181 to 1220. At the southern gate of Angkor Thom, you will marvel at the imposing 23m (75-foot) high stone faces of Avalokiteshvara, featured in the Tomb Raider movie. These astonishing carvings inspire awe and wonder in all who view them. At the center of this citadel lies the state temple of Bayon, which we will also visit. This temple-mountain, built at the end of the 12th century, is adorned with hundreds of gigantic stone faces. This tour also includes the Terrace of Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King and the 12 identical towers of Prasat Suor Prat. Later in the day you will discover the most famous temples from the 11th century: Baphuon, Phimeanakas, North Khleang and South Khleang. The day concludes with a visit of the Ta Prahm temple. The Ta Prahm Monastery was built in the late 12th century; it is unforgettable due to the massive trees with thick raots that entangle the walls. Depend on weather and time available you will visit Pre Rup temple during the golden hour of Sunset. Overnight in SIEM REAP
SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH - Today we enjoy an excursion to Banteay Srei, a temple that dates back to 967 AD. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is famed for its intricate friezes carved into its walls. On the return we will visit Banteay Samre. Next on the itinerary are impressive temples from the 10th century: Eastern Mebon, Pre Rup, Prasat Kravan and Takeo. In the afternoon you finally explore the highlight of your trip - Angkor Wat: Angkor Wat today is the largest sacred edifice on earth and of high importance for the Khmer itself. Constructed in 12th century by King Suyavarman II, Angkor Wat is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. Surrounded by a giant moat, the temple itself can be reached via a beautiful naga balustrade only. Hundreds of ornaments and reliefs cover the walls of this huge and ancient construction. Once you climb up the steep steps to the top you can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding jungle. In the evening transfer to the airport and flight to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival you'II be met by your local guide and transfer to selected hotel. Overnight in PHNOM PENH
PHNOM PENH - In the morning you visit the National Museum where you will see many wonderful antiquities from the Khmer civilization. This will be followed by trips to the remarkable Silver Pagoda, as weil as a tour of the Royal Palace with its ornate grandeur and colorful, steeply sloping roof. We visit Wat Phnom pagoda, followed by shopping at the Art Deco-era Central Market and/or the Russian Market. (lf time available). Later you will learn more of the painful suffering of the Khmer people during Pol Pot's regime when you visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeung Ek mass graves, known as the Killing Fields. Overnight in PHNOM PENH
PHNOM PENH (DEPARTURE) - Transfer to the airport.

Accommodation

PHNOM PENH - Sensory Park Urban Hotel - SIEM REAP - The Sanctuary Residence

What your trip includes

- All described sightseeing as in program above - Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle - Domestic Flights - Accommodation in hotels with daily breakfast - English-speaking local guides - Admission fees to indicated sights - Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (Meals: B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) - Domestic gov’t tax and service charge

What's not included

International air tickets - Visa fees - Travel Insurance in all kinds - Meals: if not mentioned in itinerary - Compulsory Meals and peak season surcharge - Drinks during Meals - Tip, drinks, any personal expenses - Early check-in and late check-out -

Important Notes

Hotel Check in: Standard check in time in 2pm – Double occupancy is based on a twin room with a maximum two people. Single occupancy is based on a standard room with one person - Flights: Before you book your flights please check where you trip starts and ends in the itinerary. Please note some trips may start and end in different locations- Paying in instalments: a deposit is due upon making your reservation, our team will contact you to set a direct debit for the remaining payments, please note full payment is required before your trip begins- Kindly note we are not able to guarantee a group trip experience for every trip, the size of the group will depend on the number of bookings we receive.

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