Highlight Tour: Best of Cambodia

Highlights:

It is an interesting adventure to travel from north to south of Cambodia. 12 days is a suitable period to travel through this amazing country. This tour offers you a good opportunity to see more provinces and get to know Cambodia better. You will see lots of attractions, and sometimes you will be a part of them, such as taking an Bamboo train in Battambang, you may not realize it before you try!

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This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
Travel Seasons:

Most countries in Asia can be visited throughout the year. Taking all factors into account, such as weather, traffic, cost..., there are always good places worthy visiting whenever you travel Asia. According to your personal schedule, we will arrange the proper and suitable itinerary of your targeted countries.

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Route:

Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake - Battambang - Phnom Penh - Takeo - Kep - Kampot - Sihanouk Ville

Itinerary

Day1:

Siem Reap

On arrival, our tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day2:

Siem Reap

Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area.After sunrise back to Hotel for breakfast,Then continue tour to visit temple, such as: South Grate of Angkor Thom, Angkor Thom Temple Complex (BAYON),Preah Khan Temple, and Angkor Wat Temple after lunch. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day3:

Siem Reap

If you want, today take an early morning trip to Angkor Wat for its stunning sunrise and a close communication with the monks & nuns at nearby pagoda; breakfast at hotel or takeout breakfast all available, then visit the Banteay Srei Temple, en route stop by some local villages to discover the joy of village life from villagers themselves. After lunch, savor the exquisite architecture and trace Khmer myths and legends at Ta Prohm Temple and Takeo Temple. You’ll also have time for a leisure walk trip at the end of sightseeing. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day4:

Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake - Battambang

This morning travelthrough the outskirts of Siem Reap to the Tonle Sap Lake. Board your boat and cruise through Tonle Sap, observing life on the lake as you travel past floating fishing villages that have their own schools, shops, hospitals and even crocodile farms! Return back have lunch at Madam Butterfly Restaurant, Then continue trip to Battambong province, during trip we will stop at Pouk Market, client can try some local snack as Snail, Spider, cockroach, BBQ snake… Second stop is The Home of Bamboo Rice Stick, Cambodian well known wonderful eating. Third stop at Korki Brigde. try or view of BBQ Natural‘s Rat from the rice field.Upon arrival Battambang, view city tour and check in at Hotel. Stay overnight in Battambang.Overnight in Battambang.

Day5:

Battambang

Today tour this charming city of Battambang where you can watch the elegant houses in the French-colonial style along the river. Visit the Provincial Museum and the pagoda before heading to temple of Wat Ek Phnom built in the 11th century, on the way visit Ek Phnom temple we will stop for a food trip to the Home of Paper Rice, Spring Roll we called. Have lunch at local restaurant Afternoon drive (about 1 hr) to the hill of Phnom Bannon and climb to the mountain top to see the temple of Prasat Bannon built in 7th century. Later it’s a Bamboo Train ride passing by rice paddies and stunning scenery, followed by a visit to a local village to discover rural life and a workshop to see wooden sculptures. You are able to enjoy Sunset on the Rice Field. Overnight in Battambang.

Day6:

Battambang

This morning we continue our journey to Phnom Penh. During trip, we will stop at Kampong Chhang Province visit Pottery Village, the traditional Angkorian pottery has been resurrected in Kampong Chhnang, and Tonle Sap River, we take a one hour boat trip to visit floating Village and see view of Korng Rei Mountain. Have lunch at local restaurant then continue to visit Oudong Mountain, located at the foothill of the mountain Phnom Udong,A monumental royal necropolis of sovereigns of several centuries is scattered on top the prominent bisected mountain, which runs from the southeast to the northeast. Check in upon arrival. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day7:

Phnom Penh

After breakfast, you will visit the famous Royal Palace, which is the royal residence of the king of Cambodia, and then take a visit to Silver Pagoda, National Museum and Wat Phnom. Have lunch at Bopha Phnom Penh Rest in the afternoon, enjoy your tour to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum. 'Tuol Sleng was earlier a primary school and a lycee (Tuol Svay Prey) and became, during the regime of Pol Pot, a major place of torture and death. Choeng Ek 'Killing Fields' (late 1970s), A living memorial, Choeng Ek's grassy fields mark the site of the 'Genocidal Center' (or 'Killing Fields' from film) where tens of thousands lost their lives. A number of mass graves have been uncovered, but many have not. Free time, we can visit Central Market for buy some gifts for your friends or family. Stay overnight at Hotel. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day8:

Phnom Penh - Takeo - Kep

This morning you will travel to visit Tonle Bati where you can explore the small yet picturesque Angkorian temple of Ta Prohm.We will get on our car to the quiet town of Takeo before taking a short boat trip to Angkor Borei Town,There is a small museum which displays several reproductions of sculptures from the nearby ruins and few artifacts dating as far back as the 4th century. After this, we continue our boat trip to visit a pre-Angkorian style temple of Phnom Da and a nearby temple of Asram Maharosei.then continue southwards following the picturesque drive to Kep, The southern coast of Cambodia, edging the border with Vietnam, once served as a glamorous seaside resort for the French in the early 1900s.Check in upon arrival and free exploration afterwards.Overnight in Kep.

Day9:

Kep

Today you will enjoy beauty of Rabbit Island, we take a private boat trip about 35mn. Rabbit Island is White sand beaches and coconut trees. Relatively clear water. Snorkel around the rocks. No coral but lots of fish. Enjoy your swimming and BBQ Lunch on Island. In the late afternoon return back to Hotel, stay overnight at Hotel. Overnight in Kep.

Day10:

Kep - Kampot

This morning, your tour guide will transfer you to visit Caves of Kampong Trach, Kampong Trach town is small and relatively uninteresting. The area's main attraction is a series of limestone caves and tubes that have been carved into a nearby mountain. The roof of a large cave in the center of a mountain has collapsed, making a small, enclosed jungle. Pagodas and shrines have been built amongst the caves, providing for some excellent photo possibilities. Bring a flashlight and wear good walking shoes. On the way back, you will visit a local organic pepper farm, where you can buy straight from the producers, the famous organic Kampot pepper. Overnight at Kampot.

Day11:

Kampot - Sihanouk Ville

Today you visit Bokor National Park where you will drive up the winding road through lush jungle scenery to the cooler summit hill station. The Bokor Hill Station was originally developed as a playground for the colonial and Khmer elite in the early 20th century, it’s cooler climate and lush scenery provided a welcome relief from the lowland heat. However, as with much of Cambodia, Bokor’s fortunes changed with the rise of the Khmer Rouge, the area saw heavy fighting and today many of the buildings are pock-marked and shattered from heavy machine gun and rocket fire. The ghostly remains have a unique ambiance and can be especially eerie when the clouds descend and the fog drifts in and out. On the way back to Kampot you will call in to a durian plantation (the smelly spiky fruit this area is renowned for). In the afternoon transfer to Sihanouk Ville. Overnight in Sihanouk Ville.

Day12:

Sihanouk Ville

Tour ends today. Free day morning time, in the afternoon your guide and driver will transfer you to Phnom Penh International Airport for flight to your next destination.

Ends

Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
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