The Big Cambodia Tour (14d/13n)

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The Big Cambodia Tour (14d/13n)

Experience the turbulent history of Phnom Penh, marvel at the wonders of Angkor Wat, and relax on the southern coast on this comprehensive 14-day jaunt around the Kingdom of Wonder.

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DAY 01. PHNOM PENH—ARRIVAL    (B/L)
Arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport warm welcome by our professional guide and then transfer to your hotel for check-in and refreshment, after starting the first day sightseeing tours of the charming city with the most attraction area has to visit Wat Phnom - a small hill crowned by an active Wat (pagoda) marks the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh then visit Central Market – this unique art deco building is a Phnom Penh landmark constructed 1935-1937 and Independence Monument - the Independence Monument commemorates the end of Cambodia’s ruled by France in 1953 and It was built in 1954 by King Norodom Sihanouk. 
Lunch at local restaurant and afternoon free and own leisure at hotel and enjoy afternoon, in the evening time overnight at hotel.

Day  02. PHNOM PENH—CITY TOUR (B/L)
Breakfast in hotel, than continues on tour with our professional guide to visiting Royal Palace was build by the king Norodom in the year 1866. located in front of four rivers and Silver Pagoda Palace – so called because of the 5,329 silver tiles that cover the floor - was built in 1892, then visit the National Museum – was constructed in 1917, this museum shows the fascinating of Cambodian art archeology and old Angkor rains.
Lunch at local restaurant in Phnom Penh than visiting Mekong Island by to discovering the life style of people who live along the Mekong river nearest to Phnom Penh and find out how people do silk with difference color full from local each house you also many kind fruit tree like banana, milk-fruit... and many flowers. 

Day 03. PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP (B/L)
Morning time- after breakfast at the hotel departure by Route number 6 towards about 314 km, one of the 5 provinces bordering Lake Tonle Sap, on the way stopover watching stone carving workshops along the road.
Lunch in local restaurant, continue of road to SIEM REAP around 147 Km through many villages second stopover at Kompong Kdei to visit an ancient archaeological bridge at the Angkorian period. Transfer to the hotel for check in and refreshment.  Overnight at the hotel Siem Reap

Day 04. SIAM REAP—TOUR (B/L)
Morning time- visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom this Royal city was first built under the reign of Udayadityavarman II in the 11th Century, the famous Bayon Temple – this temple mountain built by Jayavarman VII is situated in the centre of the city of Angkor Thom. It is a three-tiered pyramid with its entrance facing east. The central shrine is surrounded by 54 towers all crowned by gigantic faces, representing Lokiteshvara but with the features of Jayavarman VII, Baphuon - This temple built by Udayadityarvarman II was the most poorly constructed of all the temples in Angkor.  Phimean Akas – this temple constructed late 10th – early 11th century by Jayavarman V  Elephants and Leper King Terraces. The first owes its name to the outstanding depiction of elephants, while the second gets its name from the magnificent sculpture of King Yasovarman, popularly known as the Leper King.
Lunch at local restaurant. And afternoon time- visit one of 7 wonders of the world heritage site "Angkor Wat was build in early – mid 12th century by King Soryavarman II. The temple is one of the largest monuments to religion ever built and is truly one the wonders of the world. Believed to have been constructed as a temple and mausoleum for King Suryavarman II at the peak of the Khmer empire in the first half of the 12th century, Angkor Wat is probably the best-preserved of the Angkorean temples. And then watches sunset view from the top of Phnom Bakheng, back to hotel and Overnight at hotel 

Day 05. SIAM REAP—TOUR (B/L)
Morning time- discover the Angkor temples in the small circuit : Thommanun with some very nice walled-doors and stylized devata, Chau Say Tevoda, Takeo one of the first to be build out of sandstone,  Ta Prohm was a monastery built by Jayavarman VII as a residence for his mother, It has been largely overgrown by the jungle and as you climb through the dilapidated stone structures you see many giant baniyan growing out of the top of the temple itself, Banteay kdei, this temple was constructed by Jayavarman VII during the 12th and 13th Centuries ( Citadel of the Cells) used to be a religious monastery, and Sras Srang used for ceremonies and royal baths and having.
lunch at local restaurant and continuous for visiting Banteay Srei temple (Citadel of the Women), dedicated to Shiva of which the architecture and its sculptures of pink sandstone bears a series of beautiful sculptures, lintels, pediments and friezes present a main work of the art Khmer, then on the way back we travel a nice little road through village and paddies to Banteay Samre temple, this temple was constructed late 9th century by King Surayavarman II, many of the carvings are in excellent condition. We will take a traditional Khmer boat to visit Prasat Chrung stopover at Tadev Hole and temple with best Sunset and great view whit fresh air pampering your body and the driver will pick up drive back to hotel for refreshment. Overnight at hotel

Day 06.  SIEM REAP—BATTAMBANG (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel than transfer to route towards to Battambang province, on the way we can see a lot of thing from people life style, and also in Battambang River is called (Sangkè river) End route, you explore and then visit a village which is located on a crocodile’s farm. 
Lunch on the boat and continued cruising to Battambang where you arrive in late afternoon. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Battambang

Day 07. BATTAMBANG—TOUR (B/L) 
After breakfast to discover the city of Battambang, a charming city where you can watch the elegant houses in the French colonial style along the river, then visit the Provincial Museum and the pagoda before heading to the 11th century temple of Wat Ek Phnom. We pass through traditional villages along the route where you can attend the manufacture of family rice cakes and contacting people about their daily lives.
Lunch at a local restaurant at the afternoon time starting an hour's ride to the hill of Phnom Bannon (337 steps) and its temple, Prasat Bannon, 7th century, which stands atop mountain that you reach by a long staircase. From there, you can also admire the beautiful scenic landscape of villages, plains, pagodas.  Overnight in the hotel

Day 08. BATTAMBANG – PHNOM PENH (B/L)
Morning time- after breakfast at the hotel departure by Route towards to Phnom Penh city on the way we can see rice land of all both side of your way, because Battambang is the heart of land rice making for Cambodian people or one of the biggest rice production in this country and we will across  two province  Pursat  & Kampong Chnang will stopover and visiting the old city of Kingdom of  Cambodia its called Udong city then continues to Phnom Penh check in hotel for refreshment and over nights.   


Day 09. PHNOM PENH – KEP (B/L)
Morning time- after breakfast at the hotel than go en route to Kep will stopover at Tonle Bati and visit Ta Prohm temple (12th-13th centuries) and Yeay Peau temple (12th century). Visit the Prasat Neang Khmao, the temple of the Black Virgin (10th century).
Lunch at local restaurant than take a boat from Takeo to Phnom Da (please note that the speedboat does not have a cover or any shade – hat and sun tan cream essential). Visit Phnom Da temple, a pre-Angkorian laterite tower (6th century) and Asram Maharoseil (6th century), a great Khmer-style sandstone temple constructed in a style unlike any other temple in Cambodia (the climb up is easy as this particular Phnom ‘hill’ is not very high.  The path up to the temple is steep, over some big rocks).
Return to Takeo by boat and continue to Kep, formerly known as Kep-sur-Mer or Kep beach. This beautiful coastal area was once the favorite holiday place for Cambodia’s French-influenced elite. And accommodate in Kep province.

Day 10.  KEP – RABBIT Island (B/L)
Morning breakfast at the hotel than go to visiting the pepper plantation, Durance, coconuts and the other tropical fruits in there. 
Lunch than continue to take boat to enjoy a half-day boat trip to Rabbit Island (Koh Tunsay) and discover the beautiful and pristine scenery. In the evening take back to hotel for refreshment and short rest. And Overnight in hotel. 

Day 11.  KEP – KAMPOT—SIHANOUKVILLE (B/L)
Morning breakfast at the hotel than drive to Kampot and enjoy a tour of this quiet town which has preserved some nice colonial architecture houses. Stop at the market. Continue along the coast and the Damrei (Elephant) Mountains to Kompong Som (Sihanouk Ville). Arrive in Kompong Som and proceed to hotel for check-in.

Lunch in local restaurant, continues to the beach for swimming and enjoy with your own drink and talk to a local people. And accommodate at hotel.

Day 12. SIHANOUKVILLE – REAM (National Park) (B/L)
Full day excursion to the natural park at Ream, promenade by boat Visit Island Kok Takiev and Kok Russey, back from the island for lunch en route and then return to Sihanouk Ville – Over night at the hotel  


Day 13. SIHANOUKVILLE – PHNOM PENH (B/L)
Morning breakfast at the hotel than go to Phnom Penh and have lunch in local restaurant in Phnom Penh, and check in hotel and free leisure at hotel.  Overnight in hotel 

Day 14. PHNOM PENH – DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for flight departure. 
End of services.

From US$1469.00 per person (low season price based on 2 people)

Hotel used in Phnom Penh:

•    Salita Hotel 3* www.salitahotel.com
•    Cardamom Hotel  *3  www.cardamomhotel.com

Hotel used in Siem Reap Province:
•    Casa Angkor Hotel *3 www.casaangkorhotel.com
•    Royal Empire Hotel *3 www.royalempirehotel.com

Hotel in Battambang Province:
•    Khemara  Hotel *3 www.khemarahotel.com 

Hotel in Kep:
•    The Beach House *3 www.thebeachhousekep.com

Hotel in Sihanouk Ville:
•    Crystal hotel *3 www.crystalhotelcambodia.com
•    Seaside *3 www.seasidehotel.com.kh

INCLUSION FOR TOUR:
•    Full board meal as mention in the itinerary
•    Transportation: Air-con, Insurance, Driver license.
•    Entrance fee as mention in the itinerary.
•    Guide: English Speaking guide.
•    Free Cold water and Tissue.
•    Souvenir 

EXCLUSION FOR TOUR:
•    International & Domestic Air fare and Air port tax.
•    Personal Expense & others expense don’t mention in the itinerary.


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