|1||DAY 1: ARRIVAL SIEM REAP
On arrival at Siem Reap, Cambodia International Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel. After check in, you will be taken by Tuk Tuk, a small open-sided taxi common in Cambodia. The pre-orientation of Siem Reap will be conducted at Preah Ang Chek Preah Ang Chom, where is the holy place for worship at every religious day that Cambodian consider as important part of their life and continue to Wat Bo, a large, highly respected pagoda, founded in the 18th Century. Like the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, the vihear of Wat Bo contains unique wall paintings of the Reamker that are said to be late 19th Century. Look for the daily-life market scenes such as an opium smoking Chinese merchant, the colonial era French officer at the market and the French soldiers attending a traditional dance performance. Also of interest is the large collection of Buddha statues located behind the main Buddha and cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap town. Tonight we enjoy buffet dinner with Apsara dance performance at local restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap.
|2||DAY 2: SIEM REAP
Breakfast at hotel: Start your sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate ofAngkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Overnight in Siem Reap.
|3||DAY 3: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel, we visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, Bat Dambang, Cambodia, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. We spend the rest of day visiting the “Chantiers Ecoles – Les Artisans d’Angkor” which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. Transfer to airport for your departure flight.
Country name : Kingdom of Cambodia (in short by Kampuchea)
Capital : Phnom Penh
Independence : 09 November 2013
Location : Southeast AsiaMain language : Khmer
Religion : 95% Buddhism
Population : 14,805,358 (2009)
Total area : 181,035 square kilometers
Currency : Cambodian Riel ( 01USD # 4100 Cambodian Riel (KHR) )
Major cities : Phnom Peh, Siem Rep, Sihanoukville, Koh Kong.
GDP : USD $10,027,957,789 (World Bank 2009)
Inflation rate : 15% Major Exports : Garments, Fisheries Products, Rubber Major Imports : petroleum products, construction materials, vehicles and motorcycles, clothing
Electricity : 220V AC 50 Hz
Airport : Phnom Penh International (PNH), Siem Reap International & Sihanoukville Airport
Type of state : Constitutional monarchy
Head of States : King Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihamoni
Head of Government : Prime Minister Hun Sen
• Private tours with English speaking guide for the entire trip except leisure time • Private transportation • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites • All transfers with our A/C transport • Meals at local restaurant as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) • Tuktuk ride • Boat cruise as mentioned • Cool water and tissue • Government tax • Service charge • Accommodations in twin/double share room
• International flight ticket • Domestic flight ticket REP-PNH • Visa stamps upon arrival of usd 25.00 / pax • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec • Late checkout • Other meals not mentioned • Tips & personal expenses • Laundry • Other not stated above • Travel insurance