10 Days Luxury Cambodia to Siem Reap, Battambang and Phonm Penh
This 10-day Cambodia luxury package is not fixed, it is customizable to your needs in terms of number of days, destinations, hotels, cultural experiences, attractions, etc.
- You will visit the Angkor Complex plus sunset
- Thousand Lingas River and Phnom Kulen Waterfalls
- Cooking experience
- Local old market and villages
- Bamboo train experience
Customizable Tour Itinerary
After breakfast in the hotel, we will start our first visit to Angkor Complex: Angkor Thom, the fortified city of Angkor Thom covers an area of 10 square km. Enter by the monumental South Gate over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. We well stop at the famous Bayon temple and continue to the Terrace of the Elephants and the terrace of the Leper Kings, then to Ta Phrom - It has been controversially left to the destructive power of the jungle by French archaeologists to demonstrate the awesome power of nature.
In the afternoon we continue to Angkor Wat – is the largest and most impressive of all the temples and also the 7th wonder of the world. Then we will enjoy viewing the sunset from Phnom Bakheng.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Today, a 50 km drive northeast of Siem Reap will take us to Phnom Kulen Mountains where you will be passing a landscape of tropical forest and rural communities in your air-conditioned vehicle.
The first stop of the day is a hilltop temple, where you’ll find a massive reclining Buddha carved directly into a sandstone boulder. Next, head to the Thousand Lingas River and exploring a riverbank adorned with ancient carvings of phalluses and Hindu gods. Cool off at another sacred site, Phnom Kulen Waterfalls, which tumble into a wide basin that’s ideal for a midday swim.
On the way back, we will stop at the temple of Banteay Srei, founded in 967. Banteay Srei stands out by the quality of its craftsmanship on pink sandstone. Breakfast is included.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Phnom Kulen Waterfalls
Temple of Banteay Srei
Today after breakfast at hotel, our guide will take client to the village and small local market for some ingredient for cooking experience - Cambodia has a culinary culture that is older than the fabled temples of Angkor. Rice is Cambodia’s white gold and has won the title of best in the world. Cambodian cuisine is a subtle blend of fresh produce, aromatic spices and pungent herbs. Discover the secrets of Cambodian cuisine on a journey to the Kingdom of Wonder.
After cooking class, and have lunch already, we will continue to visit Banteay Samre. Banteay Samre is a mid-12th century temple dedicated to the god Vishnu.
Back to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to visit tonle sap lake, Kampong Phluk by enjoy your boat tour through the flooded forests of the Great Tonle Sap Lake, habitat of many bird species and arrive in Kampong Phluk, we visit an pagoda, a school and traditional stilt houses. Enjoy with the local life on the water.
Back from Kampong Phluk, we will continue to visit old Market, pub street area – shopping.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
This morning we will take a trip to Siem Reap by overland transfer, which take about 4 hours trip, crossing small province and villages and country side before reaching Battambang, you will enjoy the wonderful landscape, villages as well as the daily life along the way. After check in at the hotel at Battambang, in the afternoon, we will still have time to visit the small museum which hosts some interesting pieces such as some carved lintels coming from the surrounding temples and some stone or wooden Buddha statues. Return to hotel after tour.
Overnight in Battambang at Bambu Hotel, Breakfast included
After breakfast, we will drive 12 km to Phnom Sampeu. This mountain is the site of two caves formerly used by the Khmer Rouge to torture and kill some of their victims. A memorial holding some of the victims' remnants has been created. From top is where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the countryside.
Afterwards, we will go to Phnom Bannon hill and climb the 337 steps to reach the top. There, we will visit the 12th century's Prasat Bannon temple and enjoy another outstanding view over the surrounding plains. We will continue to the natural cave located down the hill. We’ll also experience on the bamboo train afterward as local daily transports from Village to Village.
Afternoon, take a private car to Phnom Penh, Overnight in Phnom Penh: Rosewood / Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Raffles Hotel Le Royal
This morning we visit to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda: the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Then we continue to National Museum and continue to Wat Phnom - the birthplace of the capital.
In the afternoon we visit to The Choeung Ek Killing Field – where the Khmer Rouge regime executed about 17,000 people between 1975 and 1979. And continue to Toul Sleng was a high school, When the Khmer Rouge came to power it was converted into the S-21 prison.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
This morning we visit to the Half day Silk Island Tours, Beautiful walk in the island of Silk, where, in houses on stilts, you will admire the dexterity of these women who carry out these marvelous weavings in the old fashioned way, on authentic looms.
Then back from Silk Island, we countiue to visit Central Market, Russian Market.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, free till the time to transfer to airport for departure flight.
- In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
- Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
- Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
- Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
- Your own English-speaking guide service.
- Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.
- International transportation.
- Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
- Travel and medical insurance.
- Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
- Excess baggage charges.
- Personal expenses.
- Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
- Gratuities to guide and driver.