5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS TOUR TO ANGKOR ARCHEOLOGY SITE & PHNOM PENH CAPITAL CITY OF CAMBODIA
Tour Code: KVACAM-F406ENG
DAY 1: Rolous group - Preah Khan - Neak Poan - Sunset at Pre Rup (L/D)
Morning: Welcome you at Siem Ream Reap International Airport and journey to Siem Reap City. Start our tour to the ancient capital city of Hariharalaya one of the earliest capitals in Angkorian, known as Rolous. Located at the east of Siem Reap town about 15 km. Visit to the temple of Lolei, was erected on the island of Baray Indratadaka (Ancient reservoir). We continue to Preah Ko (sacred cow), the name of honor Shiva’s mount is Nandin. Preah Ko was built in 9 century to dedicate to the king’s ancestors. Visit Bakong, the earliest of the temple mountains, which later became the signature of Khmer kings. It is a giant pyramid, its cardinal points marked by giant elephants.
12.00 pm : Lunch at the local restaurant
Afternoon : In the afternoon, we travel to the mighty temple of Preah Khan or 'Sacred Sword', built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century. the cruciform corridors here are impressive and there are some wonderful carvings adorning the walls, including the spectacular hall of dancers. Then we continue on to the elegant curves of Neak Poan. This petite temple is the ultimate ornamental fountain, its series of elaborate spouts including the head of human, horse, lion and elephant. We finish by experiencing sunset over the rice fields from the royal crematorium of Pre Rup, a classic view of the Cambodian countryside.
06.00 pm : Dinner at local Restaurant and overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 2: Angkor Thom - Taprohm - Angkor Wat (B/L/D)
Morning : Start your tour to the Angkor Thom City and bring you to the South Gate of Angkor Thom which is exist the stone carves of Gods and Asuras (Demons) decorated at the both side to this gate way, and decorate the face of Bodhisattva Avalokestisvara at its gateway where you can take a nice picture. Visit to Bayon Temple which is located in the central of Angkor Thom City where you can see 216 faces of Bodhisattva Avalokestisvara and its mercy. Bayon was built in the reign of Khmer great-king of Jayavarman 7 at the end of 12th century to dedicate to Buddhism. We can call another name is "The City of Smile" because of this temple are existed 216 smile faces of Bodhisattva Avalokestisvara. Then visit Baphoun the vast temple-mountain near by the center of Angkor Thom was built in the reign of king Udayadhidyavarman I in 11th century to dedicate to Hindu but in 16th century the king Chan Reachea was changed this temple to Buddhist temple and carved a huge recline Buddha statue on its shrine at the west site. Walking to the Elephants Terrace and Leper King Terrace, Journey to Chao Say Davada which built at the same time of Angkor Wat by king Suriyavarman II to dedicate to his mother and Thomanon for his mother.
12.00 pm : Take Lunch at local Restaurant.
After lunch bring you to Ta Prohm temple or some tourist called the jungle temple which is overgrow by the Spong trees since it was abandoned at the end of Angkorian. Taprohm is a Buddhist temple was built by the great-king of Jayavarman 7 at the early 13th century. After explore the unique atmosphere of Taprohm, we continue to the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat which is the largest temple in Angkor site and believed to the world's largest religious building, Angkor Wat was built by King Suryavarman II (1113 - 1150) to dedicate to God Vishnu, this temple is the perfect fusion of symbolism and symmetry and a source of pride and strength to all Khmers... We stay at Angkor Wat to enjoy until dawn to enjoy a nice sunset here.
6.00pm : Dinner at the local restaurant & Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY3: Banteay Srei - Banteay Samre - Tonle Sap Lake (B/L/D)
Morning:Travel to the long distant to the pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei, a medium that lends itself to the elaborative wall carving which are still observable today. The building themselves are miniature in scale, unusually so when measured by the standards of Angkorian construction. These factors have made the temple extremely popular with tourist, and have led to its being widely praised as a 'precious gem' or jewel of Khmer art'. Visit Banteay Samre temple, was built under the reign of king Suriyavarman II in 12th century. Samre is the name of an ethnic group of mountain people who inhabited at the region of Phnom Kulen.
12.00pm : Lunch at the local restaurant
Afternoon: Travel to Tonle Sap Lake, a natural giant lake in South-East Asia. Take a boat to explore the floating village with its way of life and culture. Travel back to the city visit Artisans Angkor, has developed from the ambitious belief that it is possible to revive ancient Khmer Arts & Crafts while improving the lives of thousands of people living in rural areas and shopping at the old market for your souvenirs.
6.00 pm : Dinner at the local restaurant & Over night at the hotel
DAY4: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh - Royal Palace - National Museum (B/L/D)
Morning: Check out the hotel after breakfast and travel to Phnom Penh the Capital City of Cambodia by private A\C transportation along the road number 6 about 6 hours. Lunch at Arun Reah Restaurant in Kompong Thom Province.
Afternoon: Start your tour to Wat Phnom , the birthplace of the capital , according to the legend the city began here when a woman name Pehn found four Buddha statues and build the temple to house them. Afterwards see the splendor of Cambodian’s royal heritage by visiting the Roya Palace, still the official residence of the king Norodom Sihamuni , the adjacent Silver Pagoda, also known as the pagoda of the Emerald Buddha , and the elegant National Musuem, which contains a comprehensive collection of Khmer art.
6.00pm: Dinner at the local restaurant & Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY5: Phnom Penh International Ariport
Morning: Breakfast at the hotel and free your own leisure until time to transfer you to the airport.
NOTE: As for the above tour itinerary, We can organize more additional customized trips for you if doesn't match your expectations.
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