Aqua Tour (Lake, River and Sea)

Description: Explore Cambodia, be inspired by the magnificent Khmer civilization through some of the most fantastic history the world has to offer. Visit the World heritage site  of Angkor and its  limitless magnificent temples including the multi-faced Bayon, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace. Escape from the temples and relax on a cruise on  Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake, the Tonle Sap.

Speedboat along the Tonle-sap river from Siem to Phnom Penh, taking in sights of the floating villages on the way .

Be welcomed by the hustle and bustle that is the capital, Phnom Penh. Check your emotions as you see the turbulent history and the atrocities committed of the Khmer Rouge, who brought this once happy nation to its knees. Revel in the city’s cultural highlights, such as the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum.

Relax on Koh Rong Sanloem and its pristine beaches, kayak and scuba – dive in the waters teeming with rare and exotic marine life

Highlights of this tour

  • World heritage site of Angkorian temples
  • Cruise on Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake
  • Speed boat between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh
  • Cheung Ek Killing Fields, Genocidal Museum, Royal Palcae, Silver Pagoda
  • Relax on pristine beaches , seek and find rare marine life.
Day 1 : Arrive Siem Reap
Activities :  (Angkor Wat Park) Angkor Thom – Bayon –  Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple – Baphoun  – Terrace of of the Elephants – Terrace of the leper King – sunset Angkor Wat

Meals : Lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Arrive at Siem Reap Airport in, meet with your guide and transfer to the hotel. Start your tour in a luxury vehicle. The first destination will be entering the south gate of Angkor Thom (The Great City). . Inside the walls of this ancient marvel  is  Bayon Temple ( giant faces). The Bayon stands at the center of the Angkor Thom. The special features of Bayon that make it one of the biggest tourist attractions in the is its giant faces. Also visit Baphuon and Terrace of Elephants & Terrance of the Leper King , the former terrace is named as such due to the carvings of elephants on its eastern face. This terrace was used by Angkor’s king Jayavarman VII as a platform from which to view his victorious returning army .The latter terrace of the Leper King, derives from an ancient sculpture discovered at the site. The statue depicts the Hindu god Yama, the god of death.The statue was called the “Leper King” because discolouration and moss growing on it was reminiscent of a person with leprosy, and also because it fit in with a Cambodian legend of an Angkorian king Yasovarman I who had leprosy.

Afternoon tour to of the magnificent Angkor Wat. It itself is surrounded by a 200 moat that encompasses a perimeter of more than 3 miles (5 km). This city contains hundreds of temples.It was built by Suryavarman II – is the earthly representation of Mt Meru, the Mt Olympus of the Hindu faith and the abode of ancient gods. The Cambodian god-kings of old each strove to better their ancestors’ structures in size, scale and symmetry, culminating in what is believed to be the world’s largest religious building.

Finish the day by watching a tranquil sunset hear at Angkor Wat

Overnight in a boutique Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 2 : Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)
Activities :  Sunrise at Angkor Wat,

Meals :Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Rise early morning in order to watch picturesque sunrise  walk from the back of Angkor Wat through the dense forest and watch the at Angkor Wat, before returning to the hotel for breakfast. Carry on with the tour to small circuit including Ta Phrom,undoubtedly the most atmospheric ruin at Angkor, and on to Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang, Ta Keo, Thommanon, and Chausay Tevoda. Afternoon, visit to Grand Circuit including Prasat Kravan, East Mebon, Pre Rup, and Preah Khan.

Overnight at your hotel.

Day 3 : Siem Reap - Phnom Penh
Activities : Speed boat, cyclo tour, local markets  

Meals : Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Morning transfer to the wharf for the speedboat to Phnom Penh. On the way passing local and vietnamese water villages. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in.

Afternoon cyclo tour in Phnom  Penh to explore Wat Phnom. Wat Phnom was very first spot to be chosen as a holy city after Angkor as well as being the birthplace of Phnom Penh.  It was also the meeting spot of the world traders or sea trade people before Angkor as well.

Evening

Visit Russian Market,so-named because of the prevalence of items from the Eastern Bloc in past times, the Russian Market today is a treasure trove for tourists. Particular items worth seeking out include CSs, fabrics, jewelry, carved handicrafts and ceramics.The food and drinks stalls are a good place to take a refreshment break between the bargaining.

Also meander around Central Market.The distinctive art-deco styling of the vast structure makes it stand out among the architecture of Phnom Penh. The Central Market was built in 1937. Today, most visitors to

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 4 : Phnom Penh
Activities :  Killing Fields, Genocide Museum, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Shopping

Meals : Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Early morning breakfast and then it’s on to Choeung Ek Killing Fields  and the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (S21).  These two are the most notorious symbols of the Khmer Rouge brutality which at once both engages and repels you. A visit to Tuol Sleng provides some powerful insights not just into the Khmer Rouge brutality, but into the people who were the Khmer Rouge.Thousands of Cambodian and a number of foreigners were housed and tortured until they were executed.

Afternoon tour of The Royal Palace . It serves as the residence of the King, a venue for court ceremony and as a symbol of the Kingdom. Just round the corner to the Silver Pagoda which is unique amongst pagodas. So named for its silver tiled floor, it houses a collection of priceless Buddhist and historical objects including the ‘Emerald Buddha.’ And, unlike most pagodas, no monks live at the pagoda.  National Museum of Khmer Arts is a beauty to behold, it also houses the world’s foremost collection of ancient Khmer archaeological, religious and artistic artifacts.

Overnight in  your hotel

 

Day 5 : Phnom Penh – Sihanoukville - Koh Rong Somloeim
Activities :

Meals : Breakfast,  Lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Early Breakfast, depart by private car  to Sihanoukville then by  boat to Koh Rong Somloein

Arrive at Koh Rong Somloeim late afternoon. Check in

Relax

Overnight in  luxury hotel in Koh Rong Somloeim

Day 6 : Koh Rong Somloein
Activities : boating, swimming, snorkelling, kayaking

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, dinner.

Itinerary :  After a leisurely breakfast,  a private boat takes you around the island to have the show you to untouched beaches and other beauty spots.  In the afternoon kayak tour taking in the mangroves trees, the rocky island, a fishing village, a deserted beach and the cave waterfall.

Watch the sunset and enjoy dinner on the beach

Day 7 : Koh Rong Somloein
Activities :  Scuba diving, Snorkelling ,Swimming,

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, dinner.

Itinerary : Dependant on your desires,  you may go  scuba diving or  snorkeling.  This is the perfect  location  to  do either of these . The tropical waters around this island are teeming with marine life and colorful reefs. Search and find rare aqua life,such as nudi-branches and seahorses, the flounder, the vibrant horned starfish. Indian Walkman, or the Devil Stinger nine-armed starfish.

Relax

Day 8 : Koh Rong Somlein - Phnom Penh

Activities :

Meals : Breakfast & lunch

Itinerary : Early breakfast, boat back to Sihanoukville, private car back to Phnom Penh and then off to your next destination. 

Sadly, our tour comes to an end today. Guests will say their goodbyes.  Have a pretty safe trip! And hope to see you next time! 

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