Your 7 days Wonderful Cambodia trip goes through Phnom Penh capital city, Kampong Thom central of Cambodia and Siem Reap Angkor City. The itinerary will help you will enjoy lively atmosphere and culture through its famous attractions, see the busiest city in Cambodia with modern lifestyle and wondering around Phnom Penh city to see places as royal palace, national museum and busy local market and then visit genocide places, take a relax time on river cruises to get fresh air. The journey would take you to experience local foods and look the view point on the mountain, see stone carving area, go to the fishing village and learn how they live on stilted houses during the flooded season. Explore ancient temples and illustrious story with more UNESCO World heritage cultural sites than any other country in Southeast Asia. Get a chance to stay close to the local living life, communicate with them directly and see their peaceful smiles.
Day 1: Phnom Penh Tour
Visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, it is the official residence of the King Cambodia. After that, we continue to see Central Market then drive to Russian market for shopping. We take a break in the mid-day. In the afternoon, we drive to watch Independent Monument that was built in 1962 to celebrate Cambodia’s independence from the foreign rule. Later we take the river cruise along the riverfront to look sunset and get fresh-air.
Day 2: Phnom Penh Tour
Visit the National Museum is the most important repository of Khmer artefacts in the country. Then we drive to Wat Phnom is the unique hillock in the city, is crowned by at active Buddhist Wat and marks the legendary founding place of Phnom Penh. Going to Toul Sleng genocide museum, calls S-21 prison during Pol Pot’s regime, then continue to see Choeung Ek Memorial, killing field.
Day 3: Phnom Penh to Kampong Thom
Leave Phnom Penh in the morning and drive to Kampong Thom. and stop in Skun, local people call Spider Village where you can taste the fresh deep-fried spiders and other fried-insects, visit a famous sandstone carving village, wondering around town.
Day 4: Kampong Thom to Siem Reap
Drive to visit the famous Sambor Prei Kuk, it is an ancient city that has about two hundred brick temples. Sambo Prei Kuk served as the capital of the Khmer Empire before Angkor for over 100 years. Then visit a typical Khmer village, Kampong Kleang, a large flooded/floating village with stilted houses in Tonle Sap Lake. From there drive to Siem Reap and arrive in the evening. Day 5: Siem Reap Tour Visit Roluos group, there are 3 temples built before the capital moved to Angkor, Lolei – Bakong – Preah Ko. Explore the famous world’s largest religious monument Angkor Wat, Phnom Bakheng Hilltop temple.
Day 6: Siem Reap Tour
Early start to avoid the crowd of the tourists to visit a famous jungle temple Ta Prohm (the temple in Tomb Raider film). The temple has many big trees and the roots grow on the buildings. Continue to see Banteay Kdei and Sras Srang then drive to visit a unique red sandstone temple called Banteay Srei or Pink-lady temple, the best and details carving building. Hike Kbal Spean to see sculptures carved in the river-bed including hundreds of lingas and tiny waterfall. Sunset at Pre-Rup.
Day 7: Siem Reap Tour
Visit Angkor Thom, the old capital and was the last and most enduring capital city of Khmer empire, enter through The Gate of Victory and keep going to the Bayon, then to the Terraces of the Elephants, Royal Palace Group, visit Preah Khan, was built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII to honour his father, Neak Pean, Baksei Chamkrong. Explore Angkor Silk-farm is one of the best-known projects in Siem Reap. It was developed with the aim to revive ancient Cambodian Arts & Crafts while improving the lives of thousands of people living in rural areas, transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for the departure flight.
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