Splendors and richness Cambodia tour 10 days/09 nights

18, March, 2016

Splendors and richness Cambodia tour 10 days/09 nights

Siem Reap - Battambang – Phnom Penh - Kratie

Number of guests : 02 persons

ACCOMMODATION IN : 3 STAR HOTELS

PRICE IN USD PER PERSON: $ US 1055

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day1: Siem Reap – Arrival (None)

Upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport, Cambodia you will be met by your professional tour guide and transfer to hotel for checking in (check in time @ 14:00). Free and leisure with your own time after your flight Overnight in Siem Reap

Hotel : Siem Reap Angkor Holiday Hotel (Superior)

Day2: Siem Reap – Angkor Tour (Breakfast) 

Today we start our visit  Angkor Complex: Angkor Thom, the fortified city of Angkor Thom covers an area of 10 square km. Enter by the monumental South Gate over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. We well stop at the famous Bayon temple and continue to the Terrace of the Elephants and the terrace of the Leper Kings, then to Ta Phrom - It has been controversially left to the destructive power of the jungle by French archaeologists to demonstrate the awesome power of nature.
In the afternoon we continue to Angkor Wat – is the largest and most impressive of all the temples and also the 7th wonder of the world. Then we will enjoy elephant ride up to viewing the sunset from Phnom Bakheng. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Hotel : Siem Reap Angkor Holiday Hotel (Superior)

Day3: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Neak Pean – Preah Khan (Breakfast)

Today, you head to the exquisite Banteay Srey (“Citadel of the women”). The temple displays some of the finest examples of classical Khmer art. On the way back visit Preah Dak Village is one of the famous villages along the way to Banteay Srei Temple. It is located on the way just off from the large circle if you visit that area then you should stop by and see the villager activities like, collecting the palm juice from the palm tree top, making handicraft, making sugar palm, making a ring for sugar palm, especially, you can taste the Cambodian Rice Noodle there are the Best place to eat. The visit is combined with the discovery of Banteay Samre. After, visit Neak Pean and Preah Khan. Preak Khan (which means “Sacred Sword”) was originally a Buddhist monastery school. Overnight in Siem Reap

Hotel : Siem Reap Angkor Holiday Hotel (Superior)

Day4: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Pouk Silk Farm – Battambang (Breakfast)

Today, you will enjoy a boat excursion to view wonderful landscape of Tonle Sap Great Lake and explore local fishermen’s floating villages. Then back to visit Old Market and then check out from hotel as we continue to Battambang by stop to visit to Pouk Silk Farm, you will witness the way how local people producing Khmer Silk such as Phamung, Lboeuk and Holm using traditional method. Arrive at hotel in Battambang for check in after 3hours driving. Overnight in Battambang

Hotel: Battambang Bambu Hotel (Standard)

Day5: Battambang – City Tour (Breakfast)

This morning, visit the striking hilltop pagoda of Phnom Sampeau. This massive limestone outcrop is dissected by a number of caves with some containing unexpected reminders of Cambodia’s turbulent history. Walk around the premises with your guide and continue to the village of Ksach Puoy on the banks of the Sangker River, which is home to many well preserved traditional Khmer wooden stilted homes and tropical fruit farms. This is a great opportunity to taste juicy oranges, sweet pineapples, and many other fruits available in the region. Not far from Ksach Puoy is Cambodia’s first vineyard. If wine is what you are after, pop in and learn about producing wine in the tropics and a tasting if you are interested. Continue to the well preserved 11th century Prasat Phnom Banan, located on top of a hill bearing the same name. After climbing the 350 steps you are treated to a peaceful setting with superb views across the surrounding countryside. Small villages are dotted in and around the endless rice paddies, punctuated with the characteristic sugar palm trees – take a bamboo train ride before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Battambang 

Hotel: Battambang Bambu Hotel (Standard)

Day6: Battambang – Pursat – Kampong Chnang – Phnom Penh (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Road to Phnom Penh of 291 km through the villages and countryside. Several visits are planned along the way: first the provincial town of Pursat with arteliers of sculpture on marble of art and very Buddha objects known in the country, Continue to Kampong Chnang, visit the village and people making pots, vases and other ceramic articles. Continue to Phnom Udong, one of the ancient capitals of Cambodia after Angkor. The hill is coif free by huge stupas former roiset a new magnificent stupa for a house the center of the Buddha. Above, you can admire the beautiful and scenic village of pagodas, plains, lakes. After the downhill road to the village of goldsmiths along Tonle Sap manufacturing center souvenir silver, you will come to the end of the day at Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh

Hotel : Phnom Penh Lux River Side Hotel (Superior)

Day7: Phnom Penh – City Tour (Breakfast)

In this Morning after breakfast, you will start the first visit to Khmer traditional culture at National fine-art Museum and continue to visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda: the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one
of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple). Then continue to visit Wat Phnom: the birthplace of the capital, visit Toul Sleng was a high school, when the Khmer Rouge came to power it was converted into the S-21 prison. Visit independence monument, continue to Russian Market. Overnight in Phnom Penh

Hotel : Phnom Penh Lux River Side Hotel (Superior)

Day08: Phnom Penh – Kratie (Breakfast)

This morning breakfast at hotel and transfer from Phnom Penh to Kratie, and then take a boat to observe the endangered fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River with 2 or 3hours spending. As few as 80 dolphins remain in the waters, and while there are ongoing and comprehensive conservation projects underway, dolphin mortality remains high. Dolphins aside, Kratie province is known for its pleasing riverside scenery and verdant villages and rice paddies. Then continue to Koh Trong, the ferry ride takes about 10 minutes to reach the eastern side of the island. Depending on the water levels of the Mekong, walk over the sandy beach to the levee bank of the island. Once you arrive at the top of the levee, you are in front of a primary school. On the right, you will see the Koh Trong community-based tourism information center where you can hire a bicycle, horse cart or ox cart. You can also see local community weaving handicrafts for sale. Overnight in Koh Trong

Hotel : Kratie Rajabori Village (Deluxe)

Day09: Kratie – Kampong Cham – Phnom Penh (Breakfast)

Breakfast and then drive to Kampong Cham, Visit the pagoda Vihear Kork Nokor dating from the nineteenth century, and Phom Sambok temple and its Buddhist monastery. Departure to Phnom Penh by stop in Kampong Cham to visit Phnom Proh hills and Phnom Srey hill, then drive through direct to Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh

Hotel : Phnom Penh Lux River Side Hotel (Superior)

Day10: Phnom Penh – Departure (Breakfast)

Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Cambodia tours until Vivutravel's private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks for traveling with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Indochina tours with us and look forward to your next Indochina tours. Vivutravel says goodbye and see you again!!!

INCLUDES IN THE TOUR PRICE:

  • Accommodation sharing bed room with daily breakfast
  • Local Professional English Speaking guide (2guides use)
  • All ground private transport during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals: Breakfast at hotel
  • 02days Angkor Ticket
  • 01 way elephant ride up to Bakheng mountain
  • Bamboo Train
  • All Boat trip in program
  • All entrance fees for visit in program
  • All sightseeing as indicated in the program
  • Cold drinking small water 02 bottles & wet /pax/day during tours
  • Government taxes currently in force (VAT, etc....)

OUR PRICE NOT INCLUDES:

  • International flights to and from your home country,
  • Cambodia Visa upon arrival (US$30 per person + 1photo)
  • Early check in/ Late check out
  • Beverages, personal expenses and other services not clearly mentioned
  • Tipping guides and drivers, which are of course not mandatory, but always appreciated, are subject to your discretion.
  • Travel insurance of any kind that you subscribe to personally
  • Any free time services: including car and driver, tour guide, lunch and dinner.
  • Any of exit taxes applied to some countries