Siem Reap - Phnom Penh tour Option 1

5 Days 4 Nights

Discover the Charm of Cambodia: A Journey Through Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Lake and Phnom Penh

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Destinations: Siem Reap, Tonle Sap river and Phnom Penh
Price: only from 343$
Fun Fact: Tonle Sap Lake is unique because it changes direction twice a year, with water flowing into the lake during the rainy season and out of the lake during the dry season.

Embark on a mesmerizing journey to Cambodia with our tour package.

Explore the ancient temples of Siem Reap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia – Tonle Sap, and the bustling capital city of Phnom Penh.

Immerse yourself in Cambodia’s rich culture and history, witness the stunning landscapes and meet the friendly locals.

This tour perfectly combines adventure, relaxation, and cultural experiences.

Get ready for an unforgettable vacation that you’ll cherish for a lifetime!

  • Sight Seeing 90% 90%
  • Food 70% 70%
  • Transportation 50% 50%
  • Activities 80% 80%

Tonle Sap lake is home to a variety of fish species and is considered one of the most productive freshwater fisheries in the world. It supports a vibrant fishing community and provides a source of livelihood for many families who live along its banks. The lake also provides essential resources for agriculture, water transport, and flood protection, making it a crucial component of Cambodia’s economy and environment.

Angkor Wat - Siem Reap

Angkor Wat: Siem Reap is home to Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, and a symbol of Cambodia’s rich cultural heritage.

Floating Villages: The surrounding area of Siem Reap is home to floating villages on the Tonle Sap lake, where communities live and work on houseboats.

Art and Culture: Siem Reap is a hub of art and culture, with a range of galleries, museums, and performance venues showcasing the best of Cambodian culture.

Best Food & Drink

1. Bai Sach Chrouk

Bai Sach Chrouk: Grilled pork served with rice and pickled vegetables.

2. Amok

Amok: A traditional Cambodian curry made with fish or chicken, seasoned with a blend of spices and coconut milk, and steamed in a banana leaf.

3. Kuy Teav

Kuy Teav: A Cambodian noodle soup made with rice noodles and a variety of ingredients, including meats, seafood, and vegetables.

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Day 1 – Siem Reap arrival

A short walk along the road in front of the King’s Residence to see the Main Shrine, where the local people usually worship.

Visit Artisans D’Angkor where young Cambodians are trained to learn how to do the carving.

Go see the city’s lively open market, Psar Chars also called the “Old Market”, where anything and everything is for sale!

Overnight at a hotel in Siem Reap

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Day 2 – Angkor Wat tour

Visit Angkor Wat – the temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing

We continue to

  • The South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century)
  • Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara)
  • The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, and the Terrace of the Leper King.
  • Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples

Late afternoon, you will enjoy a Remork ride (Tuktuk) around the city

Overnight at a hotel in Siem Reap

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Day 3 – Tonle Sap lake

In the morning we will take a one-hour cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, one of the world’s ecological wonders, to discover fishermen’s lake life.

If time permits, we will visit the “School of Artisans” of Angkor, with wood and stone carvers and the picturesque local market.

We take a private vehicle to the capital city of Cambodia – Phnom Penh. On the way, we will have a chance to visit the ancient Naga Bridge. We also see the stone carving workshop at Santuk district as well as a quick visit to the spider market

Overnight at a hotel in Phnom Penh

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Day 4 – Phnom Penh city tour

This morning we will visit the Independence Monument. From here we enjoy a cyclo ride to the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda.

Afternoon, we visit the National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917.

Then, stop by the Russian Market.

Heading to enjoy a one-hour sunset cruise on the Mekong River.

Overnight at a hotel in Phnom Penh

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Day 5 – Phnom Penh – The Killing Field

Visit the Toul Sleng Prison Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek-both grim reminders of Cambodia’s bloody past under Pol Pot.

It is almost inconceivable to confront the nature of true evil here in this gentle land, but the Buddhist memorial at Choeung Ek commemorates the 1.7 million victims of the 1975-79 Pol Pot regime.

This excursion may prove distressing for some. It is, however, an important piece of this country’s historical and cultural puzzle.

The rest of the day is on your personal options. Free time at your own leisure till departure transfer to the airport.


Cambodian Shadow Puppet Show

Shadow puppet shows, also known as "leather shadow plays," are a traditional form of entertainment that have been performed in Cambodia for centuries.
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