7 Days across Cambodia

This trip is designed for travelling by land . Landing in Siem Reap for Angkor Wat, go on by land to Amazing unless visit temple Banteay Chhmar nearby Thailand’s border . Later on, go to the Cambodia’s economical and historical province Battambong. Finally, exploring the Capital city, Phnom Pehn .

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The main Highlight of this trip are Angkor with Sunrise at Angkor Wat, Banteay Chhmar temple, Battambong province, Tonle Sap lake’s floating village, and Phnom Pehn capical city. 
Day 1:
 Arrival in Siem Rap , free day in townOver night in Hotel
Day 2:
Sunrise at Angkor Wat: We start this tour at 5 am to explore the temple of Angkor Wat. You will enter the temple through the west entrance where it is still dark at just before dawn. But, this walk is all worth it when you see the beautiful sunrise light up Angkor Wat like nothing else on earth. Your tour guide will find the best place for you to wait for the sunrise, so you can enjoy it in peace. This way, we can have fantastic photos in the morning.Later on, You will go back to hotel for breakfast and relax in hotel Afternoon, you’ll go back to Angkor and visit Angkor ThomAngkor ThomIt means ” big city” , It was the capital city of the Khmer ‘s Most famous King Jayavarman VII. It was the world’s largest city ,it had around one million population. At that time, London had around 100 thousand populations. In this city, you would visit the following temples:Bayon, you start from the east gate of the Bayon temple where you can take some good photos. This is a favorite temple for so many people, because of the view around the jungle and carving on the temple’s wall. You can learn a lot about the daily life of Cambodians in the 12th century in this temple. The most famous King of Khmer Empire, Jayavarman VII, built it in 1181 AD. The carving is priceless about the royals, people, and war in 1181. It is called Jaya Kiri on the written inscription.Baphoun, You go walking to the south to visit the temple of Baphoun. It is a rectangular structure, which was built in 1060 AD. They finished it in 1066. Baphon was a state temple and dedicated to Shiva god. It has very incredible view from the top. You can climb this one to see some beautiful motifs that still remain in good condition. On the back wall, you visit the Buddha he is a Cambodia biggest one.Pimeanakas, You continue to go through the trees to experience the palace in the royal enclosure. In the royal enclosure, you can see the tower of Phimeanakas and 2 swimming pools. The royal family had lived in this palace since Angkor became the capital city of Cambodia. The royal palace made of woods and tiles that is why now you can’t see the structure inside. It was bunt during the war again the bad neighbors.Preah Palilay, You continue to visit the temple of the Preah Palilay in the jungle behind the pagoda of Tep Pranam. It is a peaceful temple in Angkor Thom. It is a good location for the professional photographer. There is a hidden tower in the area, which is perfect for photos. On the East gate, you can learn from the background of the Buddha.Leper King Terrace, It stands near elephant terrace. It has very good carving on the wall. Leper King was the high court hall for the top case that provincial court sent it to the King. There are some statues on the top of the terrace. One is Yama, is made of concrete, and 4 more statues made of sandstones. They are Yama’s assistants.Elephant Terrace, You will start the tour to the Terraces of Elephant and Leper King. They stand in front of the palace in Angkor. The Elephant Terrace was used as the royal platform for the royal family in the Angkorian time. It is a place where Chou Dagwan(Chinese Diplomat visited Khmer Empire in 12th century) mentioned that he saw a golden bridge in front of the palace. It was used for royals, and commoners stayed on the ground to see the activities on the Khmer New Year. Ta Prohm, You will go on to explore the temple of Ta Prohm (the Tomb Raider temple). This temple is very poplar, because of the movie Tomb raider. It brings a lot of tourists to the area. If you are a photographer, you can get some brilliant shots. We recommend you to visit temple a bit early, because it is a quiet one in the morning. It was built to honor the King’s mother before the Champs in waited culture.
 Overnight in Hotel
Day 3:
Today, you are travelling to visit  Banteay Chmar templeYou will be traveling to Banteay Meanchey by land with our tour guide. Banteay Chmar is one of the largest Buddhist temple, was built by Jayavaman from 118 A.D to 1218 A.D.
 Lunch in CommunityYou will enjoy the meal cooked by local Cambodian chefs since this restaurant is run by community.
You will visit  Banteay Chhmar Temple after lunch.Banteay Chmar is one of the largest Buddhist temple, was built by Jayavaman from 118 A.D to 1218 A.D.
 BattambongYou’ll  travel to Battambang by land. In the South West of Cambodia there is a famous province it is called Battambang. The capital is also called Battambang. Battambang is the Cambodia’s largest rice production province. This province is rich in agriculture, culture, and some beautiful monuments. It is the fantastic area in Cambodia for traveller to visit. People can go to rice paddy fields (as it exports to neighbouring countries) and green orange farms, way of life, and some temples and pagodas and French colonial buildings. To sum up, I would like to recommend going there it is a great place to visit for couple days
You will be overnight in Battambong
Day 4:
You will start the tour by  cycling in this beautiful scenery province. You are cycling to Wat Porveal to explore the beautiful pagoda, school, and museum. It is a great pagoda now, the provincial chief of Monks lives there. You can see a foreign language school it is managed by Mr Lim Horsan. He doesn’t charge the students he is a great teacher in Battambang.
You have lunch in town
Later on, you are transferred to an old village of the rich Cambodians on the Sanke river bank. It is the stilted village. One of the singers was born there. She was Ros Sereisothear. And one of the Khmer rouge leader was born there, too. He is Noun Chea. In the present, he is on trial. It is a wooden structure.After that,  you pause to see the bats on the Buddhi tree in Wat Baydamram. The bats are protected by the local authority. This is a big community you can learn Khmer daily in this place. It was a place where the Khmer rouge started to do revolution again King Sihanouk and later Lon nol’s regime. It is a most popular pagoda in the area.Then, you head to Wat Banan temple. It is a most famous one in Battambang province. It was constructed by two different Kings, Udayadityavarman II and Jayavarman VII. On the written inscription, King defeated the lord governor then he built the temple to honor himself in the country.Finally, we stop to visit the Phnom Sampov. It is a Buddhist center in present day. In the mountain, you see pagoda, shrines, and killing cave. In the Khmer rouge, the people were brought up to kill in the cave. Now, you can get into it. Some researchers go to explore it and in there, you see some bonds still remaining inside.
You will stay overnight in Battambang for one more night
Day 5:
Today, you are  travelling to to Phnom Pehn, the capital of Cambodia
On the way, You will have a stop to visit Kompong Loung, Floating village which is the Tonle Sap lake.You will take a wooden boat to explore Tonle Sap is the largest lake in South East Asia and the largest lake in Cambodia. Tonle Sap means “Fresh Water Lake”. Its located in the middle of Cambodia, which covers approximately 3,000 square meters in the dried season and 2-4 bigger in the rainy season. Its connected by many rivers in Cambodia, mainly with Mekong river which is the world’s 10thlongest river and the longest river in the country. Uniquely, it changes its size differently between the dried and the wet season. From June to November, the water flows from Mekong into Tonle sap lake while from November or December to May it flows back into Mekong. The water flows back and forth annually. Therefore, the body of the lake is 2-4 expanded in the wet season.
You have a lunch on the way
You will stay overnight in hotel in Phnom Pehn!
Day 6:
After breakfast in hotel, you are transferred to visit Wat Phnom, the origin of Phnom Pehn.
Later on , you are going to visit Royal Palace
 After that, you will visit S-21 prison , the new history of Cambodia  during Year Zero from 1975 -1979
You will have lunch in the capital.
Finally, you will go on to visit Killing field which  is an other detail history of Khmer rough where prisoner were departed from S-21 prison. You will understand more about Cambodia past and it present.
 You will have free evening , of course enjoy your own choices dinner
You will stay overnight in Capital!
Day 7:
After breakfast in hotel and Flight out from Phnom Pehn International Airport ,  End the trip
 
Trip Includes:Trip Excludes:
  •  Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Insurances secured
  • Trip Leader:
  • All Entrance fees:
  • Meal: all meals mentioned
  • Snack during trip
  • Soft Drink: Water, regular coke
  
  • All international Flight
  • Visa:
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tips for service team
  • Alcoholic & other drinks not mentioned
  • other services not mentioned above

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