KHMER EMPIRE CAMBODIA 

5 days / 4 nights

Siem Reap - Angkor Wat - Tonle Sap Tour 

 

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT SIEM REAP

Today you'll arrive at Siem Reap International Airport where you'll be greeted by your professional English Speaking Guide and transferred to hotel for check in.

DAY 02: ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel we'll head to the South Gate of Angkor Thom. The last capital of Angkor Period (AD 802-1432) was indeed a Great City as its name implied. Here we'll visit Bayon Temple, one of the most popular sites in Angkor complex, with over 200 large faces caved on the 54 towers, which at that time represents the 54 provinces in The Khmer Empire. all this gives this temple its majestic character. We'll also visit Bapoun Temple, Phimean Akas Temple, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King, Woman and Man Pond, and theRoyal Palace Temple. In the afternoon we'll proceed to visit Ta Prohm Temple. It 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 extractive and a worth visit place during your stay. The next temple that you cannot miss to visit is the main Angkor Wat Temple, one of the seven wonders and the greatest temple in the world. After your full day tour of the temples, you can relax and enjoy a buffet dinner with Khmer Traditional dance show (Amazon restaurant).

 

DAY 03: TONLE SAP TOUR (B, L, D)

Following breakfast we'll visit the Floating Village at Tonle Sap Lake, the largest permanent freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. Our cruise across Tonle Sap is a pleasant break from the temples, where you will experience the fishermen and their families who live on the water and form the so called floating Village. In the afternoon we'll visit a Silk Farm and witness the way how local people producing Khmer Silk such as Phamung, Lboeuk and Holm using traditional method. Then we'll return to Siem Reap for dinner.

 

DAY 04: SIEM REAP - NATIONAL MUSEUM - SILK FARM (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we will visit to the Angkor National Museum, which offers a comprehensive collection of Cambodian artifacts showcasing the origins of Khmer art, culture, and architecture. With eight galleries in total, it covers in depth the history of Cambodia and the Khmer Empire as well as a fascinating collection of Buddhist artifacts. Following lunch, we'll visit the Angkor Silk Farm in Siem Reap. This is an extensive and well documented foundation that gives excellent insight into how silk is traditionally made in Cambodia. We'll visit tthe Silk Farm and follow each step of the silk process, from growing the mulberry trees to providing the essential ingredients to grow and feed silkworms. An on-site shop allows you to bring home some memorable souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home



DAY 05: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE  (B, L, D)

Following breakfast we'll visit Le Artisan D’Angkor Center, a place where traditional handicrafts and sculptures are made. Do some shopping and then transfer to local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we will visit the Killing Fields of Wat Thmei where it remains from the Pol Pot Regime from 1975-79 AD and visit the Old Market. Next, we'll enjoy a a free body/foots massage (one hour, children not included). We'll have dinner at a local restaurant and enjoy free time at Pub Street till your evening transfer to the Airport for departure flights.

Itinerary

2019-2020 Departure Dates

                  Daily departures available 

                           Hotels

  • Option to choose 3 or 4 or 5 star while booking

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy 4 days in Siem Reap.

  • Take an in-depth Angkor Wat tour with an expert guide.

  • Cruise on Tonle Sap Lake.

  • Visit the Ankor National Museum to learn about Cambodian history.

  • Enjoy an Aspara show and Cambodian massage

What's Included

  • Accommodation on twn/dbl sharing with daily breakfast

  • English Speaking Guide during tours and airport transfers

  • Private round trip airport transfers

  • All ground private transport during tours

  • All entrance fees (1 day Angkor Pass + others as per prog)

  • All sightseeing as indicated in the program

  • Meals as indicated in the program

  • Cold drinking water during tours 2 bottles/pax/day (500ml/bottle)

What's Not Included

  • Return Airfare with taxes.

  • Visa Fees if applicable.

  • Late check-out / Early check-in

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Peak season surcharges if applicable.

  • Any compulsory Room Supplements on tour.

  • Meals other than specified.

  • Items of personal nature.

  • Tipping and Portage.

  • Entrance fees if applicable.

  • G.S.T

  • Anything not specified in the Inclusions List

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