56A brief introduction to Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh and the town of Siem Reap where the world heritage site of Angkor Wat is located. The tour starts in Phnom Penh, then by flight to Siem Reap and departure from Siem Reap to other Indochina destinations like Laos and Vietnam.

Route: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Cambodia


check16 Inclusive:

• 3 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
• 2 lunches and 3 dinners (one with show)
• Transfer to and from the airport
• Tours to the city sights of Phnom Penh & the Angkor Temple Complex
• Entrance fees in Phnom Penh & the Angkor Temple Complex in Siem Reap
• Use of car/van for 4 days of tours and for transfers to and from the airport
• For Japanese speaking guide add USD25
• For German & Spanish speaking guides add USD30


• Airfares and airport taxes
• Airport departure tax of USD25 for adult or child
• Visa-upon-arrival fee of USD20
• Drinks at meals other than what is served at table
• Use of hotel mini bar, laundry, phone-calls.

note Itinerary:

Day 1: Phnom Penh - Sightseeing (Dinner)

Arrive in Phnom Penh and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, visit some of Phnom Penh's most remarkable sites, including the National Museum, the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace and Phnom Penh's oldest shrine, Wat Phnom. Dinner at Khmer Surin restaurant.
Overnight in hotel, Phnom Penh.

Day 2: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Angkor Thom & Ta Prohm (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in. Begin exploration of the ancient city of Angkor by entering Angkor Thom built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century via the south gate . See the ruins at the Bayon of 54 towers each with four giant faces of the king as a boddhisatva; Baphoun; Phimeanakas; the Royal Enclosure; the Elephant Terraces; and the Leper King Terrace. Lunch at New Bayon Restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Ta Prohm also built by Jayavarman VII and still in the embrace of the jungle, giving this temple its unique character. Dinner at Sampheap restaurant with apsara show.
Overnight in hotel, Siem Reap.

Day 3: Banteay Srei, Kbal Spean & Angkor Wat (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed to the graceful 11th century temple of Banteay Srei, 38km from Siem Reap. It is the only pink sandstone temple with the most graceful carvings of apsaras on its walls and columns. Proceed to Kbal Spean ("River of a Thousand Lingas") which was the site of Angkor's earliest kingdom. Giant stautes of Hindu gods are scattered over the area. Lunch at Borey Sovann restaurant. Then see Angkor Wat, the greatest Angkorian temple ever built. Its bas-relief carvings along its lengthy walls depicting Hindu mythology and King Suryavarman II's wars against Cham invaders are graphically adorning its terraces. Ascend Bakheng Hill and from the ruins of Bakheng Temple watch the sun sets over Angkor Wat. (There is a daily quota for visitors up this hill.) Dinner at Tonle Sap restaurant with show.
Overnight in hotel, Siem Reap.

Day 4: Siem Reap - Departure (Breakfast)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free until time to transfer to airport for departure flight.

End of Programme