Cambodia adventure Tour, 12 days


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Cambodia adventure Tour, 12 days

  1. 1. Indochina Treks Travel Co.,LtdAdd: No 57, lane 205, Giai Phong Str, Hai Ba Trung, HanoiTel: (84) 4 33769113; Fax (84) 4 36285319Website:<br />Cambodia Adventure<br />12 days (Code: CAD04)<br />left0ItineraryPhnom Penh - Tonle Bati - Phnom Chisor - Kep - Kompong Cham – Kompong Thom - Siem ReapDuration12 daysTour typePrivatePriceonly from US$...../personHighlightTrekking and cycling to visit interesting sites, boat cruise on the Tonle Sap river, local villages, Siem Reap with Angkor Thom, dinner with traditional music show.....<br />left0left0left0<br />Day 1: Phnom Penh – Arrival(D)<br />Welcome at Phnom Penh International Airport and transfer by car A/C with your guide to your hotel. Then you start to discovery Phnom Penh City situated at the conjunction of four branches of Mekong River, visit Independence Monument commemorated the end of Cambodia’s ruled by France in 1953, built in 1954, Wat Phnom and central market.<br />Dinner at local restaurant & overnight.<br />Day 2: Phnom Penh - Tonle Bati - Phnom Chisor - Kep(B/L)<br />Departure toward KEP (165 kilometer by road). En route, stop at Tonle Bali to visit the temple of Ta Prohm and Yeay Skin dating from the 12th century. Visit the Prasat Neang Khmao temple, the temple of the black virgin whose history is linked to the temple Chisor. Another stop for the ascent (412 steps) to the hill of Phnom Chisor, Hindu shrine of the 11th century. The site in the state offers an authentic atmosphere and a panorama on the plain, the lake and rice fields that surround it. Continuation for Kep, a former seaside resort founded in 1908 under French protectorate. <br />Overnight at the hotel.<br />Day 3: Kep - Bokor Mountain - Kep(B/L)<br />Departure for 2 hours' drive toward the former resort of Bokor. Founded in 1922 the heart of the chain of Elephant, French settlers had found was a soothing climate through its 1080 metres above sea level and a panorama that surplombaient the jungle to the Gulf of Siam. During the times of King Monivong, and later his son Sihanouk, there were secondary residences, a hotel, casino, a church… In 1970, the Khmer Rouge General Lon Nol invests the scene, concerned by the dominant strategic position... Bokor transforming into a strange place and full of nostalgia. Walking through the park in search of elephants and swimming to falling Popokvil. Picnic lunch. Back at the hotel for the night. <br />Overnight at the hotel.<br />Day 4: Phnom Penh – Kompong Cham – Kompong Thom(B/L)<br />Breakfast in hotel and then travel by vehicle to Kompong Cham – stop on the way visit Skun Market known as the tarantulas market (large spider), arrival at Kompong Cham province, have a sight-seeing trip, visit Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei (Male and Female hill) and Nokor Bachey Temple (12th century) and then continue to visit Rubber Plantation by crossing the bridge, on the road we visit the fresh beautiful landscape and the activity of people’s daily lives before reaching rubber plantation. Lunch at local restaurant.<br />In the Afternoon continue trip to Kampong Thom, on the road visits Kuh Nokor temple, this temple was built in 10th – 11th century by the king Suryavarman I - on the road stop visiting Stone Handicraft, the craftsmen take the rocks from the Santuk Mountain’s foot to make statues and various figures for house decoration. Arrival at Kampong Thom and transfer to hotel for check in.<br />Day 5: Kompong Thom – Siem Reap(B/L)<br />Breakfast in hotel, start to Depart through villages to pre-Angkorian temples of Sambo Prei Kuh, the ancient capital of Angkor before. Continuation of road to SIEM REAP around 147 Km through villages, lowland rice, stop at Kompong Kdei to visit an ancient archaeological bridge at the Angkorian period. Transfer to the hotel for check in. <br />Overnight at the hotel<br />Day  6: Siem Reap (B/L)<br />In the morning visit the South Gate, 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 KingIn the afternoon visit one of 7 wonders of the world "Angkor Wat" 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.<br />Overnight at the hotel<br />Day 7: Siem Reap – Angkor(B/L/D)<br />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, Prasat Kravan with a unique bas-reliefs of bricks and Sras Srang used for ceremonies and royal baths.In the afternoon visit Pre Rup temple – this temple was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman. Its proportions are perfect, a truly beautiful piece of work, Eastern Mebon used to be in the middle of the waters of the large Oriental Baray that is presently filled with rice-fields, Neak Poan was supposed to be a symbol of the Universe, and Preah Khan built in 1191 according to the tradition on a spot where the king fought a crucial battle against the Cham. Dinner at the local restaurant with Apsara show.<br />Overnight at the hotel<br />Day 8: Siem Reap(B/L)<br />After breakfast at hotel continuing by car to Banteay Srei (Citadel of Women) about 30 km from Siem Reap town, a magnificent jewel of a temple of pink sandstone and it very finely sculpted with a luxuriance of details and then visit Boeung Mealea completely by the jungle, this temple keep the mystery and the charming ruins through the collapsed galleries. <br />Overnight at Siem Reap.Day 9: Siem Reap – Battambang (B/L/D)<br />Day 9: Siem Reap – Battambang(B/L)<br />Transfer to the pier, then take a private traditional wooden boat in the village of Chong Khneas, you can explore floating schools, pagodas and still floating village where you are taught the traditional techniques of fishing, breeding, rearing crocodiles - continuation of the cruise across the lake about 2 hours, then arrive at Prek Toal, the mouth of the river with Lake Tonle Sap, you are doing a first superb cruise on the Sangkè river approximately 6 hours, the river is bordered houses on stilts, bamboo and other plants, you will reach the floating village of fishermen Bak Prea, then the pagoda Chheu Khmao (black wooden pagoda). Picnic lunch on board. Arrive at Battambang in the late afternoon. Transfer to your hotel.<br />Day 10: Battambang(B/L)<br />Discover the city of Battambang, a charming big city where you can watch the elegant houses in the French colonial style along the river. You then visit the Provincial Museum and the pagoda before heading to the 11th century temple of Wat Phnom EK. You 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. In the afternoon, you are walking in the countryside. You see a pagoda cambodian typical and contemplate the sunset backdrop of paddy fields at the top of the hill Sampeaou. <br />Overnight at the hotel.<br />Day 11: Battambang - Phnom Penh(B/L)<br />Route towards HNP on 291Km through villages and countryside. Several visits are planned along the way, first of all the provincial town of Pursat workshops with its marble carving objects of art and famous Buddhas in the country, then the city of Kompong Chhnang with its river port, floating houses and the village that people make pots, vases and other ceramic items - Lunch at the local restaurant. Continue to Phnom Oudong, one of the ancient capitals of Cambodia after Angkor. The hill is topped by enormous stupas of former kings and a new magnificent stupa used to house the centre of the Buddha. From the top, you admire the scenic landscapes of villages, pagodas, plains, lakes. After the descent route to the village of goldsmiths along the Tonle Sap, silver manufacturing souvenir centre, you arrive at Phnom Penh at late afternoon. <br />Overnight in the hotel.<br />Day 12: Phnom Penh – Departure(B)<br />Breakfast at hotel and free at leisure. After that transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for departure.End of services<br />Quotation<br />Net rate in US$/person in party ofSgl Sup2 - 3 pax4 - 6 pax7 pax upContact us for price<br />Inclusion:<br />Accommodations with daily breakfast in your selected hotel <br />Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary<br />Private car with air conditioner, water towel and drinking water for the whole trip<br />Wooden boat in Tonle Sap lake and ox cart riding<br />Meals as specified in the itinerary<br />Local English speaking guide for each area except during time at leisure<br />Entrance fees for all sites visited<br />Exclusion: <br />International flights and airport taxes to and from Cambodia<br />Meals are not mentioned above<br />Personal expenses are such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc...<br />Tip for guide<br />Travel insurance<br />All services not clearly mentioned.<br />Note: <br />Program is subject to change without prior notice due to airlines unexpected changes of schedule or flight cancellations.<br />We reserve the right to adjust the prices at any time in the event of an increase in the fuel surcharge applied by any other transport companies.<br />