04-days Cambodia Travel: Arrival Phnom Penh (AM)
Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia of incredible beauty, with famous breathtaking temples, fertile plains dotted with rice fields, and a history unlike any other. The dominant religion is Buddhism, which places value on hospitality and kindness. Each year, Cambodia draws millions of tourists who come to enjoy the country's breathtaking sights and enter the walls of Cambodia's Angkor Wat - one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Phnom Penh is the capital, which has an area of 290 square kilometers, is seriously considered the major center of administration, commerce, communication, culture, economy, education, industry, policy, and tourism. It is also home to legal immigrants from Australia, Burma, China, France, India, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippine, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, USA, Vietnam etc. The Phnom Penh Capital is a lifeline of Cambodian economy for sustaining residents and it is a tropical paradise for tourists and executives. The Phnom Penh’s resident population is said to total over two million people.
Most international visitors to Cambodia arrive by air at either Phnom Penh or Siem Reap. An increasing number of airlines are operating into Cambodia in response to the Cambodian governments open skies policy. The list of international airlines serving Cambodia includes; Bangkok Airways, China Southern Airlines, Dragonair, EVA Air, Lao Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Mandarin Airlines, Mekong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Siem Reap Airways International, Silk Air, Royal Phnom Penh Airways, Thai Airways International and Vietnam Airlines.
Overland travel to Cambodia is possible through Thailand, Laos and Vietnam via border crossings.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL PHNOM PENH: Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Naga Casino (L,D)
Up on arrival, welcome. Transfer to check in, relax at hotel. You will be picked up from hotel at noon for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch visit ROYAL PALACE, SILVER PAGODA, WAT PHNOM. We stop at NAGA CASINO get free Match & Play Coupon US$10 cash chips with purchase and try your best luck. Dinner and overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 2: PHNOM PENH v SIEM REAP: Artisan D'Angkor, Wat Thmey, War Memorial Monument (B, L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Siem Reap by express coach. Meet and greet on arrival at Siem Reap, welcome lunch at local restaurant. Check in to hotel. Visit ARTISAN D’ANGKOR The Handicraft center. A short stop at WAT THMEY or Killing Field contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Then, stop at the WAR MEMORIAL MONUMENT it is dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives in the civil war. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 3: SIEM REAP: Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm , Angkor Wat, Bakheng (B, L, D)
Morning after breakfast, we visit THE SOUTH GATE OF ANGKOR THOM including BAYON TEMPLE. THE ROYAL ENCLOSURE PHIMEANAKAS, BAPOUN TEMPLE, THE ELEPHANT TERRACE and THE TERRACE OF THE LEPER KING. Next visit: THOMMANAN, CHAOSAY TEVODA, TA KEO. We continue fabulous TA PROHM. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon visit: ANGKOR WAT The “7th Wonders’ of the World”. Sunset viewing on top of BAKHENG HILL. Buffet dinner with traditional show at local restaurant, one hour stop visit NIGHT MARKET & PUB STREET, overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 4: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B)
Today bid farewell to Cambodia. After breakfast, free on own leisure till time for departure to your next destination. Tour ends here.