Glimpse of Cambodia
Combining historical temple visits, with cultural immersion and urban exploration, A Glimpse of Cambodia, is a perfect blend of Cambodia’s finest elements. Experience the country’s natural beauty along with the subtleties of Khmer culture on this journey from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
Phnom Penh Arrival – City Tour
Welcome to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s vibrant and bustling capital city. Despite its recent turbulent history, Phnom Penh’s wide tree-lined boulevards and faded colonial mansions hold an undeniable charm. Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then set out on a city tour to acquaint yourself with Phnom Penh’s major sites. Enjoy some free time to rest and freshen up before driving to the dock to catch an evening boat cruise along the Mekong River. Savor a welcome dinner on board as you watch the sunset over the shimmering lights of Phnom Penh. Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh or similar, Raffles Hotel Le Royal or similar
Phnom Penh – Drive to Siem Reap – Floating Village – Sunset
Siem Reap – Tuk tuk to Ta Prohm – Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom
Rolous Group – BanteaySrei – Preah Khan – Sunset at Pre Rup
Today we take an hour drive out of town to the ancient capital of King Indravarman I (877-889), now referred to as the Rolous Group and known as the birthplace of classical Khmer art and architecture. In the afternoon, visit Preah Khan (Sacred Sword): one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII. Then drive 35km to Banteay Srei temple, the birthplace of classical Khmer architecture. Next explore Banteay Samre. On the way back to town, you will watch the sunset in Pre Rup, considered as Mini Angkor Wat.
Accommodation: Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar, Lotus Resort by Borei Angkor or similar
Siem Reap Departure
Today is free for last minute shopping or sight-seeing before your driver takes you to Siem Reap International Airport to catch your flight home. Safe journey home.
|• Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
• Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
• Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
• Service of English speaking guides in every location
• Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited