Siem Reap Tour Package: Phnom Penh -> Battambang -> Siem Reap
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Explore your Cambodia Siem Reap tour package itinerary :
Day 1: Hello Phnom Penh (D)
Our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and drop you off at the hotel for checking in and some rest. Meet us again in the evening for a delicious welcome dinner. (Our first-day schedule could be created and modified to meet your time of arrival). Learn more: Vietnam and Cambodia tour package
Day 2: Phnom Penh (B)
There are best things to do in Siem Reap. After breakfast, we will first visit the National Museum where 5000 objects are exhibited including Angkorian-era statues, lingas, and artifacts – most notably the legendary statue of the ‘Leper King”. Then make our way to Royal Palace and the nearby Silver Pagoda. In the afternoon, our guide will show you Wat Phnom and the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum.
Return to the hotel for some rest before meeting us again for a sunset cruise on the Chatomouk River. Overnight in Phnom Penh. Learn more: The Beauty Of Vietnam And Cambodia
Day 3: Phnom Penh – Battambang (B)
On day 3 of Siem Reap tour package, we will say goodbye to Phnom Penh and head to Battambang province. Today, we will say goodbye to Phnom Penh and head to Battambang province. The journey is about a 4-hour drive, crossing Kandal, Kompong Chnnang, and Posat. Learn more: Siem Reap night market
We stop en route at Kampong Chnang for a short boat trip to visit a typical floating village of Cambodia as well as visiting a local traditional hand-made pottery village. When we get to the colonial town of Battambang, check in to our hotel, the rest of the day is your free time. Learn more: Travel guide Cambodia
Day 4: Battambang (B, L)
This morning will start with a guided tour around the city. After that, get our bicycles and ride through the narrow roads to the ‘Bamboo Train Station’ where we will board a bamboo ‘train’ for the 8-km journey, passing local houses, and rice paddies, and admiring the beautiful landscape along the ride.
Disembarking, we continue with an Ox-cart ride to visit an ancient house and agricultural village, growing rice and a variety of naturally-grown tropical fruits. After lunch at a local farmer’s house, we visit “La Maison de Coco”, specializing in silk and rattan weaving, before returning to our hotel. Enjoy your free time in the evening. Learn more: Best times to visit Cambodia
Day 5: Battambang – Siem Reap (B)
After breakfast, we travel on the road to Siem Reap, stopping en route to visit the Silk Farm at Phouk, where we can observe the entire silk creation process, from the growing of mulberry bushes and breeding of silkworms through to the finished product. We will reach Siem Reap in the afternoon. After checking into the hotel, feel free to explore the city on your own or rest to prepare for an exciting day tomorrow. Learn more: what to wear in Siem Reap
Day 6: Siem Reap Angkor Wat tour (B)
Delve into the culture and heritages with Angkor Wat exploring day! We first visit Angkor Wat, one of the modern wonders of the world. Be amazed by the sheer size of the temple and learn how the Khmer Empire prospered between the 9th and 13th centuries, around the time when Angkor Wat was built. Stroll through the intricately carved hallways that show hundreds of fine carvings and discover small shrines still in use today by the local people. If time permits, continue to visit other temples in the area.
Following, we drive a bit out of town to visit Banteay Srei. This red sandstone temple is one of Angkor’s most significant structures as its walls are decorated with elaborate carvings which have been preserved remarkably well. They provide an excellent insight into the Angkor civilization and its beliefs. It was built in the 10th century and was dedicated to the Hindu god – Shiva. On the way, make a stop and visit Banteay Samre, a structure often compared to a mini Angkor Wat. T temple is a Hindu temple built in the 12th century.
Day 7: Siem Reap (B)
The day starts with a short ride on the tuk-tuk to visit Angkor Thom, the ancient royal city of the Khmer Empire with its centerpiece; the Bayon temple. As you approach, you will notice the enigmatic faces of former King Jayavarman VII looking in every direction. Visit the Terrace of the Elephants, which served as a platform from which the King could welcome back his victorious army, and the Terrace of the Leper King.
We continue to Ta Prohm- the Tomb Raider. During the sunset, we visit the Hindu temple – Pre Rup temple, meaning “ Turning The Body”, built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman, and dedicated in 961 or early 962. The temple mountain is a combination of brick, laterite, and sandstone construction that reflects the common belief among Cambodians that funerals were conducted at the temple, with the ashes of the body being ritually rotated in different directions as the service progressed.
Day 8: Outskirts of Siem Reap (B)
After breakfast, we drive around 50km out of town, through the countryside & the rice fields alongside the Kulen Mountain range to the Beng Mealea Temple complex 70 km northeast of Siem Reap. Beng Mealea is almost the size of Angkor Wat and is one of the largest ensembles built during the Khmer reign but is still seldom visited. Its galleries, pools, libraries, and sanctuary lie under fig-tree roots and creepers and are waiting to be discovered.
In the afternoon, we transfer to silkworm farming located in the Puok district to learn more about the process of making silk, we will see the dexterity of our artisans with silk threads. This project has been supporting vulnerable women in nearby villages to better a living for their families. Once the tour is finished, we may have a chance to go into a large showroom and bring our loved high-quality silk products made in the workshop we just visited. Return to our hotel and enjoy our dinner with the Apsara Dance show at a local restaurant.
Day 9: Farewell Siem Reap (B)
Enjoy our last hearty breakfast at the hotel and say goodbye to your travel companions before getting transferred to the airport for your flight home. The journey of Siem Reap tour package with us ends here until we meet again.