3 Nights / 4 Days
Cambodia has a population of over 15 million. The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, practised by approximately 95 percent of the population. The country’s minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams, and 30 hill tribes. The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural centre of Cambodia. The kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with Norodom Sihamoni, a monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state.
- FLOATING MARKET
- ANGKOR THOM
- TEMPLE WITH TA PROHM – PREAH KHAN
Arrival Siem Reap International Airport, meet with our guide then transfer to hotel for check in.
Afternoon, starting of tours to exploring the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional wooden boat for a ride on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen’s “floating village” with floating schools, floating police station, etc. It is same as a big village floating on the lake, and the “village” move from place to place following water levels and current.
Meal: No meal
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
In the morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century) : the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
After your rest, visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks – the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. Then, back to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up and transfer to visit the unique brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Ta Prohm. One of the area’s most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking like very much the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them. A visit will also be made to Takeo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda afterwards.
Afternoon, continue to visit Preah Khan temple. It was built by the King Jayavarman VII, Preah Khan, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder-hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Continue your visit to Neak Pean, a fountain (built in the middle of a pool and representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som, Eastern Mebon, guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation, and Pre Rup, the mountain-temple until sunset. Then, back to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Free at leisure until transfer airport for departure flight…
|Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast|
|Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast/ L=Lunch/ D=Dinner)|
|Services of a driver and private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.|
|Experienced English-speaking guide during all tours and transfers|
|Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary|
|Mineral water is available as complementary|
|International & Domestic flight tickets|
|Meals, if not specified in the itinerary|
|Tipping for guides, drivers, hotel staff, restaurant staff, boat people, trishaw men etc.|
|Gratuities for guides and drivers|
|Visa stamping fee at the airport (30US$ for single visa to Cambodia, paid by cash at the airport)|
|Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.|
|All other services not specified in the itinerary|
|Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance).|
|Surcharge for Tet Lunar New year holidays, Xmas and New year’s Eve|
|Service tax as per the Government Policy|
We only quote necessary meals in the tour, in case you want lunch or dinner added on for guests. Please add the additional charges as below
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|Surcharge applicable during any blackout dates or festivals.|
|Midnight surcharge applicable for transfers between 23:00 HRS to 08:00 HRS.|
|Rates are based as per the number of passenger mention in the above quote; any change in the same will lead to Re-Quote.|
|Rate of Exchange will be calculated as per the exchange rate on the day of making full & final payment.|
|Check-in time is 1400 hrs & check-out time is 1200 noon|
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|Any Special remarks & Conditions like Early Check In / late Check Out / Adjoin room/Smoking Non Smoking Rooms / High Floor Room etc are always subject to the availability at the time of Check inn / Check Out and at the discretion of the hotel only No Guarantee Can be given in advance|
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|Price of the package is calculated for per passenger on a twin-sharing basis.|
|Prices are dynamic and may be based on offers running at the time of booking. ESPI reserves the right to change prices at any time.|
|A surcharge may be applicable for certain departures.|
|In case the selected hotel is unavailable for booking, an alternate arrangement will be offered to the customer in another hotel of a similar category.|
|Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be amended. However, all mentioned services will remain unchanged.|
|Porter fee at hotels, airports and seaports is not included in the package and has to be borne by the customer.|
|Cost of expenses of personal nature such as, laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar etc., are not included.|
|Any other items not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’ are not included in the cost of the package.|
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