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Cambodia Classic

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Travel Style: Array Relaxed
Physical Level: Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment. 2- Easy
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
8 days
From: $ 4,102 $ 513 / day
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Overview

Highlights (Bullets)

  • Sightseeing in Angkor
  • Angkor Temple Tour
  • Historical Angkor Tour
  • Sambor Prei Kuk Tour
  • Kampong Cham Tour
  • Tour of Phnom Penh (full-day)

Short Description

Touchdown in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and spend your nights in the city that rests at the gate to the ruins of Angkor.

Explore amazing temples on full-day tours, starting with the crown jewel, Angkor Wat. Let fortified cities and temples lost in jungles amaze and inspire you. Delicate carvings, beautiful temples dedicated to ancient gods, and unique shrines all await on your travels, and you'll get to see them all.

Enjoy a tour through a silk farm and get an in-depth understanding of the entire process that results in beautiful yards of silk, wander through forests where mysterious and ancient temples and faces stare at you from between the foliage. Then move toward the future, first with a stop at the port town of Kampong Cham, where you'll get to visit the site of a folk legend, then on to Phnom Penh.

Finish off your vacation with a tour through the bustling capital city of Phnom Penh, touring through museums, markets, and more.

Style Self-guided tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value (3*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions Roundtrip air to/from trip start & all internal transport
Start City Cambodia
End City Cambodia

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Cambodia!

Touchdown in Cambodia in the city of Siem Reap. Your guide will meet you in the airport, give you your welcome packet, and transfer you to your hotel where you can check in. 

Prepare for all of the amazing sights and tours ahead. Sleep in the city that rests at the gate to the ruins of Angkor. Ancient stone temples, magnificent icons, and mysterious carved faces all await you.

Day 2 Siem Reap

Start your trip with a visit to Angkor Wat, the crown jewel of Khmer architecture. The best preserved and largest of the Angkor temples, Angkor Wat offers amazing views, pure artistry in its carvings, and stunning design in its architecture.

Then you'll tour through the fortified city of Angkor Thom, decorated with demons, gods, and nagas guarding the entrance. Wander through ancient public squares, dedicated Terraces, and former royal spaces.

Finish at Preah Khan Temple. Explore narrow, winding corridors and towering walls to the heart of the enclosed temple, surrounded by jungle.


Day 3 Siem Reap

Spend the day touring amazing temples, from the carved pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei and the 12-th century temple dedicated to Vishnu, to the overgrown temple of Ta Prohm, where most of the jungle growth has been allowed to remain.

See the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup with five beautiful shrines adorning it and what is left of the ancient wooden Srah Srang Temple sitting on a tiny island in the middle of the Banteay Kdei basin.


Day 4 Siem Reap

Wonder at ancient and amazing temples that mark the beginning of Khmer classical art, ranging across city founders, Sanskrit inscriptions on doorposts, and delicate sandstone carvings. Then enjoy a tour through Khmer silk production at Puok Silk Farm, with a thorough walk-through of everything from collecting the cocoons from mulberry bushes to weaving the final product.


Day 5 Siem Reap - Kampong Thom

Today, you'll be transferred from Siem Reap to Kampong Thom where you will visit Sambor Prei Kuk.  Wander through a peaceful forest where over 100 temples have been sleeping since the 6th century. Explore these ancient complexes and gain some insight into what early Cambodia was like.

Day 6 Kampong Thom - Kampong Cham - Phnom Penh

During your transfer to Phnom Penh, visit the port town of Kampong Cham that rests along the Mekong River. Enjoy the town and experience the vibrant local market before heading out to the countryside to see Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Phnom Srei (Woman Hill) where folklore says the tradition of men asking for a woman's hand in marriage originated from a stupa-building contest.

Then continue to Wat Nokor Bachey, a monastery that was founded on top of an 11th century Mahayana Buddhist shrine and is still thriving today.


Day 7 Phnom Penh

On your last full day, enjoy the high-energy of Phnom Penh, a fascinating city filled with striking museums and unique street vendors. Visit the Royal Palace, which is still the official residence of the King, the elegant National Museum that houses Khmer art, the devastating but educational Toul Sleng Museum (Museum of Genocide).

Explore the modern day markets like Central Market with its vibrant fares, and the sprawling labyrinth that makes up the Russian Market, which offers everything from CDs, DVDs, and crafts, to silk, jewelry, and more.

Day 8 Depart Cambodia

Pack your souvenirs, make sure you've got everything you came with and catch your ride to the airport to return home from this beautiful journey.

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Flight & Transport Inclusions

Roundtrip air to/from trip start & all internal transport

Group Size

Independent

Accommodations

  • Angkor Panoramic Boutique Hotel
  • Cheathata Angkor Hotel
  • Glorious Hotel & Spa
  • Samnang Laor Phnom Penh Hotel
  • Pacific Hotel

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