DAY 01: PHNOM PENH – MORNING ARRIVAL
Arrival Phnom Penh International Airport my English speaking tour guide & driver will pick you up from the airport to hotel. When you are at the airport please seek your name on a sign.
Afternoon, Phnom Penh city tour: Visit the Victory Monument, and the National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art - notably sculptures - from throughout the ages.
Dinner at local restaurant and accommodation at hotel.
DAY 02: PHNOM PENH TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning transfer to visit S-21 Prison (Toul Sleng Genocide Museum), Cheung Ek Killing Field and Russian Market. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon visit the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha, French colonial building and Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of the city during sunset. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03: OUDONG – MEKONG BOAT CRUISE
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning transfer to visit Oudong, located to the north approximately 45km from Phnom Penh , and located on a hill overlooking vast plains, this site is famous for cultural patrimonies and used to be a capital city between 1618-1866. Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon back to hotel for free at your own leisure. Evening, enjoy sunset view and see people lifestyle while cruising along Mekong River on boat for 1hour.
Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 04: CYCLO TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel.
Time for shopping at Souvenir shop, Central market, Russian Market… Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon take Cyclo tour through the crowded road bussines to Wat Phnom, then along the river bank road to reach Royal palace & Independence monument. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 05: PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP
Free at own leisure until time transfer to Siem Reap by our private Car/Van/Bus. On the way visit fried giant spider, Kampong Thom Province, Naga bridge.
Afternoon free by your own leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 06: SIEM REAP – SPECIAL ANGKOR TOUR
AM: Visit ANGKOR THOM (The big city) was built from 1180-1220 AD by the great King Jayavarman VII dedicated to Buddhism. There are several monuments in it such as: South Gate of Angkor Thom , Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, Elephant and Leper King Terrace, Ta Prohm Temple ( Tomb Raider temple with many gigantic roots of the trees on the temple' s structure )
Lunch at local Restaurant.
PM: Spend the full afternoon to explore the World Seventh Wonder of Angkor Wat (The holy city which is the biggest Hindu temple in Cambodia, was built by King Suryavarman II in early 12th century dedicated to Vishnu God.
Dinner with Apsara dancing show at local restaurant & overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 07: SIEM REAP – SPECIAL ANGKOR TOUR
AM: Excursion to visit BANTEAY SREY ( was built from 968-1001 AD, is dedicated to Shiva God. In Cambodia, it is a unique pink sandstone temple which has most beautiful deep carvings), on the way back visit Land mine, Banteay Samre. Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: Visit Pre Rup, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan (an extensive 56-hectares Buddhist complex where King Jayavarman VII finally defeated the Cham warriors).
* Sunset at Phnom Bakheng ( on a top of mountain ) with Angkor Wat scenery. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 08: BOAT CRUISE – ADVENTURE TOUR
AM: Taking private boat cruise visiting daily life of local people on Kompong Phluk Floating Village & flooded forest of the biggest fresh water lake in South East Asia named Tonle Sap Lake. Lunch at the local restaurant.
PM: Beng Mealea (Beng Mealea temple was built in the 12 century, the layout and style of Beng Mealea is very similar to Angkor Wat. Its current state, however, is dominated by jungle. Trees have grown out of the towers and vines entangle columns. Lintels and others building blocks lay around in a tumble and require visitors to climbed up and down as they approach the completely collapsed central towers. This is how the early expeditions must have found the temples of Angkor...)
DAY 09: SIEM REAP – LUANG PRABANG
Today free by your own leisure or time for shopping until time transfer to the airport for departure flight to Luang Prabang.
Meet upon arrival at the airport, transfer and check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit the National Museum (formerly the Royal Palace) with its collection of personal artifacts of the Lao Royal Family. Continue to nearby Vat Mai Temple, which was the residence of a Buddhist patriarch before 1975, before climbing Phousi Hill to enjoy the sunset over the city and the Mekong River.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 10: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU - LUANG PRABANG
After breakfast, visit Vat Xieng Thong, regarded as the most beautiful temple of Luang Prabang with low sweeping roofs. Take a traditional riverboat for a 2-hour cruise up the Mekong River to Pak Ou, at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, to visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phum, home to hundreds of Buddha statues. On the way, stop at Ban Xang Hai village where sticky rice wine is distilled. Return to Luang Prabang and drive to Ban Xang Khong weaving village where traditional mulberry leaf paper is also produced. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 11: LUANG PRABANG - KHOUANG SY - LUANG PRABANG
After breakfast there is an excursion by road to the picturesque Khouang Sy Waterfalls nestled in lush tropical forest. On the way, visit some hill tribe villages such as the H’Mong village of Ban Thinkeo and the Khmu village of Ban Thapaene. Return to Luang Prabang and visit Vat Visoun Temple, built in the 16th century, with its Singhalese-style stupa, That Makmo, and Vat Aham, one of the city’s major teaching shrines housing the puppets of the Lao ancestors. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG - VIENTIANE
After breakfast there is free time until your transfer to the airport to take your flight to Vientiane. Meet upon arrival, transfer and check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Vat Sisaket, the only original temple in Vientiane (built in 1818 - it is the sole survivor of a Thai invasion in 1828), the Ho Phrakeo, the former Royal Chapel where an Emerald Buddha dating back to the time of the Lane Xang Kingdom was enshrined, the Patouxai and That Luang stupa. Overnight in Vientiane.
DAY 13: VIENTIANE - DEPARTURE
After breakfast, free time until your transfer to the airport for your departure flights
TOUR COST: Price quoted in per person and the rate is in US dollars cash.
|Hotel Category||1pax||2pax||3-5pax||6-8pax||9-12pax||13-15pax||16+1pax||Single supp|
|HOTEL||4 STAR HOTEL||3 STAR HOTEL|
|PHNOM PENH||Landscape Hotel
|SIEM REAP||Somadevi Angkor Hotel
Royal Empire Hotel
|Central Boutique Angkor Hotel
Angkor Holiday Hotel
|LUANG PRABANG||Villa Santi Hotel & Resort||Vong thong Hotel|
|VIENTIANE||Mercure Hotel||Sengthavan Hotel|