Cambodia Tours and Travel Packages
Of all Cambodia Tours and travel packages you might consider choosing one trip that
teach you something, we know that traveling is not always about sitting in a tour coach
to see whatever that is planned for us to visit. Cambodia is a tiny country which has
many spectacular lush tropical landscapes, beautiful beaches, cuisine culture,
interesting culture and welcoming peoples. The country has been on top 10 visited
countries in the world. These are some of the tour packages Cambodia that has been
designed according to the numbers of request from different travelers each with
different style of traveling.
Following 12 Days Cambodia tours and travel packages with the suggested itinerary to
visit: Phnom Penh, Takeo, Kong Pong Thom, Kong Ponh Cham, Siem reap and Angkor
wat temples and the Sihanoukville.
Summary of what will you get in the 12 days tours?
Phnom Penh will be your arrival point where you will be discovering the fine rich
attractions of the capital city, your journey will continue to Siem rep where you visit the
Angkor wat which is marked as the largest religious structure in the world. This is the
biggest part of your trip as you will learn about the culture and the tradition of this ever
enchanting land, finally, your exploration will come to an end in Sihanoukville where you
have time to relax on the crystal clear beaches with several optional activities such as
diving and snorkeling.
Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (Welcome Dinner)
Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, you will be welcomed and accompanied to your hotel.
With time permitting, there will be a tour of the city which will include the Royal Palace,
the Silver Pagoda, the National Museum and Wat Phnom Pagoda. The Silver Pagoda
(also known as the Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha) is named after the statue housed
therein and which was created by King Norodom in 1892. The floor is comprised of
more than 5,000 silver blocks, weighing a total of 6 tons. The National Museum was
built in the Khmer style in the 1920's and has an extensive collection of Khmer art. The
highlight of the exhibit is a 6th Century bronze figure of the Hindu god Vishnu. This
evening your guide will take you to dine at one of the citys fine restaurants. Overnight in
Day 2: Phnom Penh (Breakfast Lunch - Dinner)
Following breakfast, you will depart for Tonle Bati and visit the Ta Prhom and Yeay
Peau temples. From here you will proceed to Ta Keo, where you will board our boat and
head to Phnom Da, stopping along the way to explore caves with shrines carved into
the walls. Other places of interest will include the pre-Angkorian Phnom Da temple, the
ancient capital of Angkor Borei and Phnom Chisor Mountain, which offers a spectacular
view over the surrounding plains. You will return to Phnom Penh by late afternoon/early
evening. Overnight in Phom Penh
Day 3: Phnom Penh - Kompong Cham (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
Your morning tour will include visits to the Killing Fields, Toul Sleng and the Russian
Market, all of which will provide you with a deeper understanding of Cambodia are past
and present. The Tuol Sleng Museum (or Museum of Genocide) is a testament to the
countrys bloody past. Until 1975 this building was a high school, but then it became the
Khmer Rouge's main torture and interrogation centre, gaining the moniker S-21. It
was from here that victims were chosen to be taken and executed in what is now known
as the Killing Fields.
You will then take a trip to Kompong Cham by private van. Kompong Cham has plenty
of interesting sights, some of which are old colonial buildings, as well as sites such as
Nokor Bachey. Nokor Bachey Temple was built in the middle of the 11th Century,
during the reign of Suryayarman II and King Ouphey. This old colonial town is rich with
agricultural products like rubber trees, cashews, maize, beans and more. You will
spend the night in Kompong Cham.
Day 4: Kompong Cham Kompong Thom (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
Today you will explore Kompong Cham City, including its colonial buildings, ancient
temples, rubber plantations and more. In the late afternoon, you will depart to Kompong
Thom where you will be free to relax at your hotel, before exploring Stoeng Sen. With
its wide array of fascinating cultural sights and attractions, Stoeng Sen will not cease to
amaze you. You will have a great time, as Kompong Thom is blessed with lively
restaurants, interesting shopping areas and stunning attractions. You will stay overnight
at Sambo Village in Kampong Thom www.sambovillage.com. (Breakfast, Lunch and
Day 5: Kompong Thom Siem Reap (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
Cambodia tours and travel packages in 12 days will continue today and you will have an
early morning start as you drive to the archeological site of Sambor Prei Kuk, which is
dotted with hundreds of pre-angkor style temples. The road conditions can be difficult,
but the spectacular scenery of this ancient ruin (with a mixture of temples and forest)
makes the trip worthwhile. You will travel by road to Siem Reap and the ancient city
Angkor, which was the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire from 802 AD to 1250 AD.
This stunning and extensive site sprawls through the dense jungle, encompassing an
area of over 60 square miles. You will stay overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Golden Age (Breakfast Lunch - Dinner)
Note: This itinerary has a visitation plan which has been carefully structured so that
(with a few exceptions) you can visit many of the famous Angkor sites in the historic
order in which they were built during the Golden Age of Angkor from 800AD to
The Golden Age tour will start with a visit east of Siem Reap, to the site of the ancient
capital of Rolous. You will visit Preah Ko, Bakong and Lolei, where you will learn about
Angkor history from 800AD to 900AD.You will then visit Phnom Bakheng to enjoy the
sunset at this amazing hilltop temple, the first major temple of its kind to be constructed
in this area (893 AD).
You will then return to the hotel to freshen up before heading out to enjoy a welcome
dinner at one of Siem Reaps restaurants later in the evening.
Day 7: Golden Age (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
The return of Angkor as Capital 950 to 1000 AD After an early breakfast, you will
meet your guide to drive out through the countryside to visit Preah Rup and East
Mebon, en route to the stunningly exquisite Banteay Srey, all of which were constructed
between 950 and 1000 AD. From the road, your guide will point out the Kulen
Mountains in the distance, where sandstone was quarried hundreds of years ago. You
will then return to Siem Reap where you can rest and then enjoy lunch at a local
The Flowering of Angkor Civilization 1000 to 1150 AD, After lunch, you will pay a
short visit to the vast West Baray and then drive out to Angkor Wat in the afternoon.
The guide will allow 2 to 3 hours for a guided tour of the vast shaded Angkor Wat
galleries. You will be given free time to explore the upper levels of the Angkor Wat
Temple. You will return to Siem Reap late in the afternoon and then go out to dinner at
a local restaurant.
Day 8: Golden Age (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
Angkor Civilization Under Threat 1150 to 1200 AD, You will depart in the morning
and visit one of the Angkor Visitor Centers to learn of the recent reconstruction and
preservation projects. You will then visit one of the Angkor regions most fascinating
ruins, Ta Prohm. This is a ruin that was once totally enshrouded by jungle, and still
stands in the shade of tall jungle cover.After Ta Prohm, you will head off to explore
Banteay Kdei and the neighbouring lake of Sras Srang (or Kings Bath) before
returning to Siem Reap for lunch and a short rest.
The Waning Angkor Civilization - 1200 to 1250 AD, Returning to the Angkor Complex,
you will drive out to visit distant Ta Som and NeakPean, before entering the walls of
Angkor Thom from the northern gate to visit Bayon and the terraces. A number of other
sites will also be visited in Angkor Thom from earlier periods in Angkorian history, such
as Baphuon (1060 AD) and Phimeanakas (950 1050 AD). You will then return to Siem
Reap to freshen up at the hotel before enjoying dinner and a cultural performance.
Day 9: From Angkor to the Beach (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
You will have free time to explore Siem Reap and perhaps visit the French training
workshop (Artisan DAngkor), the old central market (Psah Chas), arts & craft shops,
and cafes. You may choose to rent a bicycle, hire a motorbike or even book a
helicopter flight over the ruins!
You will later check out and meet with the guide who will transfer you to the airport for a
70 minute flight to Sihanoukville for a three night stay for rest and relaxation.
Notes: Cambodia Angkor Air has flights between Siem Reap and sunny SihanoukVille,
Cambodia 3 times a week (every Monday, Wednesday and Friday).
Day 10 - Free time on the beach (Breakfast Lunch - Dinner)
Sihanoukville (Cambodia's premier island and beach resort) is located just 30 minutes