Day 1 : ARRIVAL
in PHNOM PENH
at Phnom Penh Airport. welcome by your guide and transfer
to your hotel (room may not be ready until begining afternoon).
With your professional guide and prived car we start to visit
Phnom Penh . Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and
Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia's capital city look like a big
village- town where French colonial influences can still be seen
in old buildings restored. We will first go to see Wat Phnom
Afternoon, visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion,
which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are
from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the
4th century. If you would like to see, you will visit Tuol
Sleng Genocide Museum or we will visit one of the city's
lively open-air markets Psar Tuol Tom Pong, called Russian
Market, where we can find mix of silks, gems, silver, antiques,
etc, and we will enjoy a boat cruise on the Mekong River
to see Phnom Penh from the river, and watching the sunset over
2 : PHNOM PENH/ SIEM REAP
visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda .
The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture, it
was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon
III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines
in the world . The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles. transfer
to the aiport and flight to Siem Reap, the Angkor's gate.
at arrival in Siem reap, transfer to your hotel . Siem Reap is
the nearest town to the famous complex of Angkor.From
the 9th to 15th century, Angkor was the heart of a sophisticated
civilisation. After a short visit of Siem Reap, we will go in
Angkor complex, in Bakheng Temple on the top of a hill
with spectacular views over Angkor Wat and sunset on all
3 : SIEM REAP /ANGKOR
with your guide and private car, we will see massive stone monuments.
We start by visit the "Great City" of Angkor Thom.
Visits include the famous Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas
Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure , Baphuon
Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace
of the Leper King.Afternoon dedicated to visit the most famous
temple magnificent Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece
was constructed in the 12th century and covers
Apsara from Bayon Temple
an area of about
210 hectares. Beautifull carved bas- reliefs on the outer walls
and corridors, depicting mythological scenes of Ramayana and
day to day life at the time of Angkor's building.
Day 4 : ANGKOR
visit on the morning, a selection of temples, including the Royal
City of Preah Khan with carved stone lanterns and impressive
sculptures, Neak Pean a shrine built on a small circular
island, Ta Som, East Mebon with false doors decoration
and lintels and Preah Rup.
Afternoon will include Thommanon, Takeo, one of
Angkor's great mountains temple, Ta Prohm who become part
of the jungle, Banteay Kdei with attractive carvings,
Srah Srang, Prasat Kravan unique brick sculptures.
Time permiting we will visit Les Chantiers Ecole, a handicraft
center located in the center of Siem Reap. Les Chantiers Ecole
was founded in 1992 to revive ancient art of Khmer
5 : VISIT BANTEAY
SREI / KOBAL SPIEN/ ROLUOS
we will visit the enchanting Banteay Srei.with the fine
carvings in pink sandstone are quite unique. Then second visit
will be to kobal Spien
the "thousand Lingas Rivers" The water runs
over the sculptures of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Hanuman, Rama and many
Lingas, which were carved in stone in the past to sanctify the
water and Gods. Visit
to Banteay Samre, with elaborate architecture and exceptional
carvings, and we will visit a local village. Afternoon,
visit of the earliest temples of Angkor area, the Roluos group.
The three Roluos temples have been built in years 877 to 889.
They are the Bakong Temple Mountain with beautiful carvings
on the false doors and lintels, the funerary temple of Preah
Ko, and Lolei Temple.
6 : BOAT RIDE
on TONLE SAP LAKE / SILK CENTER.
we will enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap lake.
This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East
Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom
Penh. We will see a fishermen's "floating village"
with floatting schools, floatting police station, etc. It is
same as a big village floatting on the lake, and the "village"
move from place to place following water levels and curant. Visit
followed by Phnom Krom's visit (temple on a hill on the
way of Tonle Sap lake).
Your flight time permitting, we will visit the Silk Farm in
Puok, established to revive Cambodia's beautiful silk production.
We can see every step of silk production . Transfer to
Siem Reap Airport. 2 hours before your departure with international