Set off on a tour from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, discovering the most authentic side of Cambodia, a country that never stops, with a long memory and history, made of ancient reigns and wonderful ruins. Step from the chaos of the city into the silence and calm of the Tonle Sap lake villages, listen to the voice of nature and dive in the culture of this amazing country.
Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. The same afternoon, drive to the floating village of Kompong
Phhluk on Tonle Sap lake, where you will enjoy a boat tour around the village. The submerged forest makes this tranquil place unique and is a treat for visitors. Enjoy dinner at local restaurant with Apsara Dance Show. Overnight in Siem Reap.
After breakfast, start exploring Angkor Wat by bike. Angkor Wat is one of the biggest religious monuments in the world
and represents the Khmer heritage. Later, head to the former capital Angkor Thom (Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants) and Ta Prohm. Ta Prohm is famous for its massive overgrown trees. It was used as set for the movie Tomb Raider. Lunch in local restaurant.
In the afternoon, cycle to Banteay Kdey and explore this massive complex before heading back to Siem Reap for the night.
Elephant ride: 40 USD / 2 people per elephant
After breakfast, accompanied by your guide, spend a half day traveling through several villages and learn about the day-to-day lives of the local people. This is a world away from Siem Reap and gives you the perfect opportunity to get off the beaten track. Stop at the village of Krabei Real, where there is time for you to explore the local market and buy some lunch. Travel by Ox cart and pass through rice fields, visiting local communities, schools, and pagodas. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Breakfast at the hotel – drive to the boat that will take you across the Mekong River. The boat takes you to the small island of Koh Dach or Silk Weaving Iceland to take. Koh Dach gives an example of traditional Cambodian village life and is a lovely oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh. After the tour around the island, you will return to Phnom Penh. In the afternoon, visit Wat Phnom Temple, one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security
forces. Then drive to visit the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Visit the Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained a reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic musical instruments. Transfer to the airport.
Changes in the itinerary may incur. Organizers may modify the tour accordingly to weather conditions to ensure the safety of participants.
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