Ta Prohm Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia Highlights - 9 Days

Let's visit Cambodia's tourist highlights with our luxury holiday package for 9 days, 8 nights.

The trip covers the most popular tourist attractions in Cambodia including the legendary temples of Angkor, the pristine beach at Sihanoukville and the charming capital city of Phnom Penh.

The tour pace is easy and the accommodations include the most luxury hotels and resorts in Cambodia, which are conveniently located at each locale. Cambodia highlights is certainly the smart way for the discerning travellers to discover Cambodia hidden gems in combination with relaxation.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day 1    Arrive at Siem Reap (B)
Day 2    Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B/D)
Day 3    Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B)
Day 4    Siem Reap - Sihanoukville (late afternoon flight) (B)
Day 5    Sihanoukville at leisure (B)
Day 6    Sihanoukville at leisure (B)
Day 7    Sihanoukville - Phnom Penh (B)
Day 8    Phnom Penh City Tour (B)
Day 9    Depart Phnom Penh (B)

What’s included?
English-speaking guide;
Transportation as on the tour itinerary;
Air ticket for Siem Reap - Sihanoukville as per itinerary;
Accommodations on twin-shared basis as indicated in the program;
Meals as indicated in the program: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner;
All admission fees during guided times in the program;

What’s not included?
Insurance of any types;
International airfares;
Domestic and international airport taxes;
Compulsory dinners on Dec 31st and Dec 24th;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not specified in the included services as above;

Day 1    Arrive at Siem Reap (B)
Arriving at Siem Reap, welcomed by our Cambodian team and transferred to the hotel.
Free time.
Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2    Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Our morning tour of Angkor Temples takes in the South Gate of Angkor Thom – the last capital city of the great Khmer Empire. We walk into the heart of this site - the incredible temple of Bayon with the mysterious smiling faces. Then, visit Baphuon – once was among the greatest temples of Angkor. We continue onto the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King where we have some time walking on the green lawns getting carried back to the ancient times... Then proceed to Ta Prohm, one of the most magnificent and unrestored temples of Angkor.
Free time for lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the unparalleled structure of Angkor Wat. In late afternoon, we have a hike to Phnom Bakheng for the spectacular sunset over Angkor Wat and the surrounding countryside. Our dinner tonight is at a local fine-dining restaurant with the mesmerizing Apsara Show.
Overnight in Siem Reap.

The upper level of Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
The upper level of Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Day 3    Siem Reap Angkor Temples (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
It is optional whether you want our guide to wake you up early for experiencing the ethereal sunrise over Ankor Wat.

Our trip this morning is through the scenic countryside of Siem Reap to Banteay Srei (or Women Temple) – well-known for its most intact bas-reliefs. Then we travel further to Kbal Spean (The River of a thousand Lingas) and Banteay Samre which is hidden in the jungles.

In the afternoon we set out on the fresh water of Tonle Sap Lake engaging in the tunes of lives on the water of the Great Lake of Cambodia.
Overnight in Siem Reap.

A Buddhist monk with a ktten at Bayteay Samre, Siem Reap, Cambodia
A Buddhist monk with a ktten at Bayteay Samre, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Day 4    Siem Reap - Sihanoukville (late afternoon flight) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
In the afternoon we start our exploration from Srah Srang, once was a swimming pool of the Queens to the stunning Ta Prohm temple, with gigantic roots from the ancient creepers flowing down the thousand-year-old walls. After this, we head west to the Banteay Kdei, a Mahayana Buddhist monastic complex. Before traveling back to the hotel, we have time relaxing in the holy quietness at Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon Temples.
Free time until we transfer you back to the airport for the flight bound for Sihanoukville.
On arrival, welcomed at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

Note: Please kindly vacate your room before 12:00 P.M. Late check-out incurs extra charges.

Facade of the Banteay Kdei Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Facade of the Banteay Kdei Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Day 5    Sihanoukville at leisure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day at leisure on the beach.
Overnight at Sihanoukville.

Day 6    Sihanoukville at leisure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day at leisure on the beach.
Overnight at Sihanoukville.

Day 7    Sihanoukville - Phnom Penh (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Free morning.
Afternoon transfer to Phnom Penh.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 8    Phnom Penh City Tour (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Then, we travel back in time through the recent tragedy of Cambodia with a tour to the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and Cheung Ek, better known as the Killing Field. At mid day, we return to the city for refreshment.
Free time for lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the National Museum, the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace and Wat Phnom Hill, the founding place of the city. In late afternoon, take a stroll on the river-front, watching sunset over the Mekong.
Free time for dinner.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 9    Depart Phnom Penh (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You have free time until we transfer you back to Siem Reap Airport for your departure flight. We trust you have had a wonderful luxury holiday in the Kingdom of Cambodia with Paradissa.

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