Day 1: Phnom Penh arrival
Arrival, look for your name on board with the name Cambodian Private Tours, meet and assist and transfer to your hotel, after, you’ll visit Wat Phnom (an ancient pagoda standing on a hill) and the Independence Monument which commemorates the end of Cambodia’s rule by France in 1953. There is also Wat Unalom (the oldest Buddhist foundation in the city) which is believed to predate the abandonment of the capital at Angkor in the 15th Century. The National Museum (built in 1917-18) is exclusively dedicated to Khmer arts.
Day 2 + 3 Travel to Sihanoukville
Today you will drive straight down to Sihanoukville, check in and have time for relaxation. The lovely beaches of Sihanoukville are some of the most unspoiled in all of Southeast Asia, although tourism is growing fast. There are some 10 km of beach stretching the whole length of the town and dozens of small islands just a short boat ride away, which make for a perfect tropical getaway, with facilities for swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving, This free day will provide you some great opportunities to soak up the sun and sea as much as you want by spending your time swimming or lazing on a beach.
Next day: In the morning you will visit the international port, the fishing port, Independence Square and the Golden Lion. In the afternoon you will enjoy a private excursion to Kbal-Chay Waterfall,or just spend a day relaxing at the tropical beach
Day 4 Flight to Siem Reap
Check out and flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara,) the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. In the afternoon you will visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and it is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. You will then enjoy a wonderful sunset view from the Phnom Bakheng Hills. There will be dinner with show at a local restaurant before an overnight stay in Seam Reap.
Day 5 Siem Reap classic tour
Today you will visit to Banteay Srei Temple (10th century), regarded as the jewel in the crown of classical Khmer Art. Then you’ll continue your visit to Banteay Samre, which was built in the third quarter of the 12th century. Then you will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths”, which was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Keo (constructed in late 10th century) and Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples.
Day 6 Excursion to Roluos temples
Today you will visit the Roluos Group, including with Lolei, Preah Kô, Bakong. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. You will continue to visit Eastern Mebon, Neak Poan and Preah Khan, which was built in 1191 according to legend and on a spot where the king fought a crucial battle against the Cham. You will stay overnight in Seam Reap
Day 7 Siem Reap departure
Check out from your hotel, our driver will be there to transfer you to the airport. Departure, thank you for traveling with CambodianPrivateTours.com