Visit world largest religious structure, the Angkor wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Visit Cambodia with this very interesting tour suit for families, Youngers and individuals, the 12 Days Cambodian Tours allow you to explore Kingdom of wonders in depth. Following Cambodian tours starts in the capital Phnom penh and following a visit to Battambang, this interesting 12 days tours of Cambodia allow you to get drenched and relaxed at the southern coast on Sihanoukville as well oh wait, you definitely visit the majestic Angkor Wat temples in Siem reap
Day 1: Arrival to phnom Penh
Welcome to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s bustling capital, the 12 Days Cambodian private tours will start here, you’ll be met by your Cambodian English speaking tour guide, transfer to hotel, check in and short rest, after, sightseeing in Phnom Penh by cyclo the most traditional means of transportation in Phnom penh, you visit the lofty Royal palace from mid 18th century where the silver pagoda located, the floors in the pagoda are all covered by 5000 silver made tiles, also this is the best place where you can view the best collection of Buddhas in gold, silver and crystal as well as bronze.
After, take a pleasant walking along the riverside, join the khmer style dancing by locals and try local khmer foods, rest of the night is free at your own, end of the first day of your 12 days Cambodian tours. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 2: Mekong island Cycling tours
Enjoy a fun and active cycling tours around Phnom Penh, the cycling tour is very diverse and passes through very different landscapes. This is a very interesting way to which you get more familiar with the local life in the country side. Take a boat across Tonle Sap River and cycling north along the far bank of the river, We will passing by lush gardens and the small wooden houses while crossing the river. We have time to visit the pagoda or take a ferry to Koh Otnyahdei, where a gentle ride will take you around this small Island with its fertile farmland and small villages. Stop at a typical modern Khmer Wat and a silk weaving house to see how silk scarves are produced. Continue along small trails to an abandoned zoo and relax in an overgrown resort project before riding back by a different route. Enjoy the night back in Phnom penh for the 2 hour cruising while serving dinner on board. Overnight phnom Penh
Day 3: Phnom Penh to Battambang
12 days Cambodian tours follow by driving for 6 hours to the small town of Battambang, the road is scenic and en-route we stop to visit some pottery making villages in Kampong, after lunch which we have is the pottery making village we continue to Kompong Luong where you have chance to board a small boat to visit some floating villages on the Tonle Sap lake. It is very interesting as everything from A to Z is active on the water. Arrive at Battambang, check in at your hotel. Overnight in Battambang
Day 4: Explore Battambang
Start your day with an adventure morning cycling around local villages with Soksa Bike, the cycling route is about 25 KM and during the cycling route you will stop several time and as per your wish to visit locals where they produce rice paper, prahoc (typical Cambodian fish paste), grolan (sticky rice stuffed in bamboo) and much more.
Note: We also have another activity for those may don’t want to join the cycling, we will provide a day visiting Battambang on a walking tours, enjoy the serene French architecture, visit the markets, Chinese temples and many more. Customize your 12 days Cambodian tours
After, we head to the Bamboo Train Station that has been set up by the locals in order to ease of the transport for their goods and there will be no train to run any more, you will travel some 8 KM to the next station through the beautiful landscapes and the rice paddies, after we visit Phnom Sampeau until we go back to hotel in Battambang. Overnight in Battambang
Day 5: Battambang to Siem reap
After breakfast we will drive toward Siem reap where amazingly constructed Angkor wat temples are located, the journey takes 3 hours and we passing a beautiful countryside. arrive and check in, short rest and in the afternoon your Cambodian private tour guide on a pleasant remark ride takes you to visit Banteai Srei (women citadel), the temple represents the finest collections of khmer style bas reliefs. on way back to Siem reap we stop to visit the Landline museum and the Banteay Butterfly center where you can feed the butterflies. Overnight Siem reap
Day 6: Angkor Thom and Bayon Temple Guided tours
Visit the impressive Angkor Thom temples, whole the Angkor wat complex dedicated as the largest religious structure in the world, we enter to the Angkor Thom from the southern stone carved gate, from here, we continue our temple tours to visit the Bayon temple from the 12th century, the temple surrounded the that displays the fine bas reliefs including the terrace of elephants and the impressive Leper king.
We visit Ta Prohm temple, this part of the visit is probably the unique one as it one was, some tourists suggest this part of the Angkor visit as the most photogenic part. Drive back to the hotel for freshen up, you can spend the afternoon in hotel to enjoy the hotel facilities or explore the Siem reap central markets and pub street on your own. Overnight in Siem reap
Day 7: Explore Angkor wat and Siem reap
Morning is at your own, you can take a 3 hours cooking class in siem reap provided by Vietnamese Private Tours, in the afternoon, we will visit famous Angkor Wat that was built during the King Suryavarman II in the late 11th century. Whole the Angkor wat temples depicting the Hindu mythology and also the bas reliefs which is dedicated to Apsara dancers that decorating the temple’s walls. we have time to explore the Angkor wat on a guided tours, after we will take a paddle boat to watch and enjoy the wonderful sunset at Prasat Chroming temple. Overnight in Siem reap
Day 8: Flight to Sihanoukville
Spend your time to relax at hotel or do your shopping in siem reap old market area before we take a flight to Sihanoukville, arrive and check in at hotel. end of the day 8 of your 12 days tours to Cambodia. Overnight in Sihanoukville
Day 9: Sihanoukville
Enjoy the tropical beach and get relaxed at the beach, the day at your own. Overnight in Sihanoukville
Day 10: Boat trip to three island
After breakfast we take a boat trip to enjoy our day at three islands where you’ll have chance for snorkeling and or fishing or just enjoy and relax on boat. Our first stop is at Koh Chaluh to see the colorful corals and fishes. At the next stop we enjoy swimming in crystal waters at bamboo island, this island is famous for its yellow sandy beaches. you will have sea food lunch at the beach after we depart from the Koh tres and return to Sihanoukville. Overnight in Sihanoukville
Day 11: Free day at your own in Sihanoukville
Free day to explore the island at your own or just get drenched at the tropical beach. Overnight in Sihanoukville
Day 12: Drives back to Phnom Penh
After breakfast you’ll be driving toward the Phnom Penh, arrive and transfer directly to airport, departure, flight back home, end o the 12 days Cambodian tours
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