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- 1.www.goasiatravel.comExperience Cambodia Tour in 9 DaysTour Overview:With this tour, you visit Phnom Penh-the capital city of Kingdom ofCambodia with all historical andcultural tourist sites, then move toSiem Reap with hundreds of ancienttemples with marvelous and stylisharchitecture, some temples are hiddenin jungle. You also have chance to beon boat visiting Tonle Sap Lake withfloating villages. A new breeze comesto you when moving to Sihanoukville where are some of the most unspoiled in all ofSoutheast Asia although the fast growing of tourism. Lets enjoy it.Tour outline:Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)Day 2: Siem Reap (B)Day 3: Siem Reap (B)Day 4: Siem Reap (B)Day 5: Siem Reap Phnom Penh (B)Day 6: Phnom Penh (B)Day 7: Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville (B)Day 8: Sihanoukville - Phnom Penh (B)Day 9: Phnom Penh Departure (B)Tour itinerary:Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)Your morning arrival at Siem Reap airport, we drive you to your hotel. You will seemassive stone monuments, wide majestic causeways, imposing gateways and towers, allin a wonderful jungle setting. You will visit the "Great City" of Angkor Thom, includingthe famous Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure,Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants. Afternoon dedicated to visit the mostfamous & magnificent Angkor Wat temple.This architectural masterpiece wasconstructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. With manygalleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water, carvedlow-reliefs about Ramayana Story and day-to-day life at the time of Angkorsconstruction. You admire sunset on all the temples, with spectacular views over AngkorWat. You overnight in Siem Reap.17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.comDay 2: Siem Reap (B)You visit the Roluos Group. The monuments of Roluos, which served as the capital ofIndravarman I (reigned 877-89) are among the earliest large, permanent temples built bythe Khmers and mark the beginning of Khmer classical art. Preah Ko erected byIndravarman I in the late 9th century dedicated by the King to his ancestors in 880.Bakong the largest and most interesting of the Roluos group temples, with his activeBuddhist monastery just to the north of the east entrance. Lolei built on an islet in thecenter of a large reservoir (now rice fields) by Yasovarman I, the founder to the first cityat Angkor. You visit "Les Artisans dAngkor - Chantiers Ecoles" of Siem Reap and timeat leisure at the local market (if time permits).Note: From Feb-July, the visit to the Tonle Sap Lake is not recommended because of thelow water level. The below visits will be provided instead in the morning:You visit to the Dance school of Aspeca where you can watch young children learn theancient traditional Khmer dances. Visit Wat Inkosei built on the site of an ancient temple,which still remains. Continue to Wat Bo pagoda to view its well-preserved paintings.You will also observe monks making the various moldings, which adorn the pagodas.Visit a workshop where traditional shadow play puppets are made. You overnight inSiem Reap.Day 3: Siem Reap (B) The temple of Ta Prohm with enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers embracing themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of mans creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature is an incredible sight. We explore this masterpiece as well as some of the surrounding temples including Banteay Kdei, Sra Srong, At Keo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevado. The grand circuit with Preah Khan, Kravan, Neak Pean, Krol Ko,At Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup Temples, is also visited this afternoon before we walkup to Phnom Bakheng Hill for a view of the spectacular sunset over these sandstonemonuments. You overnight in Siem Reap.Day 4: Siem Reap (B)Heading out of the town, we drive on a newly paved road past the Preah Dark village tothe intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. After seeing thisbeautiful landmark we make our way through the rugged mountain scenery to KbalSpean, known as the River of 1000 Lingas. This place offers at first sight no particularattractions except the natural environment, but a careful looking will enable us to 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 3. www.goasiatravel.comdiscover the impressive riverbed covered by many lingars. They are carved in stone in thepast to sanctify the water and thank the gods for their gifts. The next stop of our trip is theBanteay Samre Temple which is adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes ofVishunu as well as Krishna legends. You overnight in Siem Reap.Day 5: Siem Reap Phnom Penh (B)An early morning, you get transfer to the boat landing for hydrofoil journey down theTonle Sap River to Phnom Penh. The cruise is long; however the picturesque scenerychanging along the way makes for an interesting journey. Phnom Penh was onceconsidered the loveliest city of Indochina. Despite its recent turbulent history, it stillmaintains considerable charm. A half day city tour acquaints us with some major sightsof Phnom Penh. The private quarters of the Royal Palace are now home to the royalfamily and are therefore very close to the public. At the northern area of the palacegrounds is Silver Pagoda, the most sacred temple in the country. We visit both structuresas well as the legendary temple of Wat Phnom which recites the history of the citysname. You overnight in Phnom Penh.Day 6: Phnom Penh (B)The sightseeing tour continues with the Royal University of Fine Arts, where the youngCambodians learn the ancient arts of their ancestors. A view of numerous childrenpracticing the graceful movements of the beautiful national dances is impressive. Thenext stop of our trip is the National Museum, exclusively dedicated to Khmer art andsculpture. The majority of the exhibits are from the Angkor period from 9th to 15thcenturies, but some date from as early as the 4th century. Heading out of town we visitthe Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, whichwill give us a deep insight into the painful bloody rule of the Khmer Rouge. We havetime this afternoon, exploring Psar Toul Tom Pong, also called the Russian Market",where anything and everything is for sales. You overnight in Phnom Penh.Day 7: Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville (B)The lovely beaches of Sihanoukville are some of the most unspoiled in all of SoutheastAsia although the fast growing of tourism. There are some 10 km of beach along themainland and dozens of small islands a short boat ride away, which make for a perfecttropical getaway, with facilities for swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving. Upon leavingthe town we depart for Sihanoukville. After checking into hotel we take a short guidedtrip to catch a glimpse of the town and spend the remainder of the day on the turquoisewater or lazing on a beach. You overnight in Sihanoukville.Day 8: Sihanoukville - Phnom Penh (B)Today we have a free morning to relax on a beach. There is also possibility to rent a boatto explore the nearby coastal islands or the Ream national park which is well known forthe mangrove forest and the eco-system. These optional activities are not included;17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 4. www.goasiatravel.comhowever our guide will be on hand to advise you with valuable information. The returnjourney begins as we depart Sihanoukville and pass through the spectacular rurallandscape. An ideal way to spend your last evening in Cambodia is to relax in a cafe bythe riverfront. You overnight in Phnom Penh.Day 9: Phnom Penh Departure (B)There is a free time for your own exploration of the city and strolling around theshopping areas. The trip ends after your transfer to Phnom Penh international Airport fordeparture.Trip Notes:Things to bring: in this trip, it is advisable to bring passport, sun cream, hat or cap,insect repellent. Cash is necessary when you want to buy goods.Local tour guide: For any useful information of destinations, our tour guide will giveyou consultation how to behave towards locals, travel in the right way. He also gives youinformation of where to entertain, to shop or to have more special activities.Tour Prices:Tour Name: Experience Cambodia Tour in 9 daysDuration:9 days and 8 nightsRate:On requestTour included: Private tours with English speaking guide for the entire trip except leisure time A/C private transport, all entrance fees to any applicable tourist sites Transfers from and to airport, boat ticket from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh Extra visit to Banteay Srei and Kbal Spean, cold water and towel during the trip Government tax, service charge Accommodation at the hotels in Phnom Penh and Siem ReapTour excluded: International airport tax of usd 25.00 / pax Visa stamps upon arrival of usd 20.00 / pax Domestic airport tax of usd 6.00 / pax Meals not indicated (Lunch and dinners) Optional tours in Sihanoukvillej Tips, gratuities and personal expenses Laundry, travel insurance Others not clearly mentioned above17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam