AC20-CC4 (13 Days/12 Nights)
Phnom Penh - Kompong Chhnang - Battambang - Siem Reap - Kampong Thom - Phnom Penh
We will have the great opportunity to observe the hidden places of Cambodia where a few visitors can reach. We can see not only temples but also natural beauty as well as ethnics.
13 days/12 nights
Some parts of the roads may be difficult to drive during the rainy season (July & August). In this case we may have to rent 4x4 with additional charges.
Can be done all the year round
Day 01 Phnom Penh
Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. If time permits, visit Wat Phnom, Independence monument and walking around the river. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 02 Phnom Penh
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Angkor Borei, Choeung Ek Memorial (The Killing Fields), National Museum, Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda. In the late afternoon, visit Russian market and take the boat ride on the river during the sunset time. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 03 Phnom Penh-Kampong Chhnang (91 km, 1:30 hours)
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kampong Chhnang. On the way visit Udong, the silver handicraft and floating village. Arrive in Kompong Chhnang and visit short city tours like visit the floating port, high market, Kong Rai mountaint (history of Cambodia) and bigger of the distroy of mine in Cambodia. Overnight in Kompong Chhang.
Day 04 Kampong Chhnang-Battambang (160 km, 3/4 hours)
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Battambang via the Pursat Province and visit local village. Afternoon arrival Battambang and check in at the hotel. Continue to visit the temple on Bannon Hill, and Phnom Sampov (large of sailing mount). Afternoon short city tours: visit White elephant Pagoda and wandering around the town. Overnight in Battambang.
Day 05 Battambang
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit the local market, Bannon temple, the ancient local house (around 100 years old) and take the most authentic local transportation- “bamboo train” for about 10 minutes. This curious form of transport was “invented” by local people to carry objects and passengers. It is a platform with 4 wheels attached to a rudimentary and small motor. Passengers sit on the platform and we travel on it 8 Km to arrive to the next railway station. We will cross the beautiful scenery of rice fields. Arrive at the next station and we will take the car to the temple Ek Phnom. Overnight in Battambang.
Day 06 Battambang-Siem Reap
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Pier for the boat to Siem Rap via the Tonle Sap great lake (take 7 hours). Upon arrival in Siem Reap, transfer to hotel and check-in. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Note: If the water level does not allow, we might have to do this route by overland and the supplement will be informed directly on the spot.
Day 07 Siem Reap
Morning, breakfast at hotel. Visit Angkorians of group Roluos with the visit of Preah Ko, Bakong and Lolei. Afternoon, visit small circuit: Ta Keo, Ta Prhom, Banteay Kdei, Spean Thma, Thommannon, and Srah Srang. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 08 Siem Reap
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Angkor Thom: south gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, Terrace of Leper King and Elephant terrace. Afternoon visit the world’s wonder-Angkor Wat temple and sunset tour (if weather permits) at Phnom Bakheng. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 09 Siem Reap
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit Kbal Spean “1000 lingäs” and continue to visit Banteay Srey “the city of women”. Continue to Banteay Samré and Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Pre Rup, Mebon oriental, etc. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 10 Siem Reap
Morning, breakfast at hotel. Visit the first capital of Angkor at Koh Ker temple. Return to Siem Reap and visit Beng Mealea “the thousand of lingas”. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 11 Siem Reap-Kampong Thom (202 km, 3 hours)
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kampong Thom Province via and visit Spean Neak at Kampong Kdei (dragon bridge at Kampong Kdie) and visit Sambor Prei Kuk to see the Neak Paon temple, Lion temple and etc. Afternoon visit Phnom Samtuk and overnight in Kampong Thom.
Day 12 Kampong Thom-Phnom Penh (168 km, 2/3 hours)
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Phnom Penh and visit the Kuk Hak Nokor, local village, dried spiders, etc. Continue to Phnom Penh and check-in hotel. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 13 Departure
Morning, breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Toul Tampoung market, Genocides S.21 museum Toul Sleng, etc. Transfer to International Airport for departure.