Phnompenh - Battambang - Siemreap 8 Days 7 Nights
Our highlights of our trip covers the famous Temples of Angkor as well as fishing villages, the capital Phnom Penh and the elephants of the remote hills of Sen Monorom. It all makes you trip become incredible in Cambodia, which you never would forget it
Departure: Daily start
Tour type: Private Tour
- All entrance fees included
- All taxes & service charges included
- Only 30% of grand total is deposit requested
- Customer care 24/24
- Take an unforgettable experience at Phnom Penh Architecture Tour by Cyclo to admire the mix of Khmer and French colonial architecture with many buildings such as the Old Post Office, the Railway Station and the Central Market.
- Take a visit one of the most famous sites is the Temple of Angkor Wat – the largest religious monument in the world
- Visit floating houses village offering an incredible natural phenomenon of making their lives from the lake in a respectful and meaningful way
- Take a visit of The Tonle Sap Lake, the world’s most diverse ecosystem, with a large number of different wildlife species, helping maintain and develop the ancient Khmer civilization
- Explore the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom & Bayon and surroundings of the complex including the Baphuon, Elephant Terrace, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place area.
- Experience Cambodia's nightlife in full, from the local people's customs to the activities geared to tourists
- Have a chance to visit Battambang with famous Bamboo Trains
Upon arrival at Phnompenh International Airport, meet up and transfer to hotel for check-in or dropping off your luggage (Early check-in is NOT included & subject to hotel’s availability). Set out on a city tour to visit the Royal Palace built in 1866 by King Norodom; Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5,000 silver tiles and located within the Royal Palace compound, and visit Tuol Sleng Museum, a reminder of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Includes: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Water and Tissue.
After breakfast, at 8.00 am, we set out for Phnom Penh Architecture Tour by Cyclo, started from your hotel by cyclo for a three hour tour through the streets of Phnom Penh to admire the mix of Khmer and French colonial architecture. A local professional escort will explain the history, structure and style of the buildings such as the Old Post Office, the Railway Station and the Central Market. Some of the buildings you are able to enter and explore the interior in more depth while others can only be observed from the outside. Cambodia’s most famous architect, H.E. Vann Molyvann had a big hand in developing many of the structures you admire today. Lunch is managed by your own
Phnom Penh is situated in between two rivers, the Mekong River and the Tonle Sap River. At night when the sunlight fades and the neon lights appear along the river banks, a small cruise boats will take you out onto the river to look at the city from a different perspective. Witness the sun set over the Royal Palace and the Mekong River while enjoying a bottle of red/white wine. A BBQ catered dinner from one of Phnom Penh’s well established restaurants is served shortly after sundown. Enjoy a leisurely cruise while enjoying dinner and taking in the sights along the river bank including many local Cambodian families and friends socializing. Cruise back to the port and transfer back to your hotel. Overninght in Phnompenh
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English speaking guide, Meals: breakfast & lunch, Cyclo & Private Boat rides 2hours, Water and Tissue.
Today we have nearly 5hours drive to Battambang. Leave the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh behind as you head north to Kampong Luong which is a silversmith village. Observe silversmiths creating ornate and fashionable silver objects. Learn how the community makes pottery in the traditional way and observe how sugar is collected from the sugar palm trees. Let your guide assist you with translating if you are interested to learn more about village life.
Transfer onwards to Battambang and check into your hotel upon arrival late afternoon. Lunch will be search in the local restaurant. Enjoy the hotel facilities and relax until taken to experience the best element of Battamang. Enjoy bamboo train just before the sun goes down. Battambang is all about the arts scene as much as it is the typical sites and the architecture is quite simply stunning.
Tonight you are recommended to visit Lotus Bar and Gallery or Bric a Brac for a glass of wine following by the dinner at Jaan Bai restaurant (own account). The menu was created by a Michelin Star chef who resides in Bangkok, Thailand.
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English Speaking Guide, Meals: breakfast and lunch, cold water/towel, Bamboo train ride and entrance fees
Spend your day exploring the countryside around Battambang on a bicycle visiting Cambodian families who produce traditional products (such as rice paper, dried bananas, bamboo sticky rice, and rice wine), made in the same way they have been for generations. You will learn first-hand about everyday life in rural communities which make up over 70% of Cambodia’s population. Lunch is served in the local restaurant
Visit to the well preserved 11th century Angkorian temple of Prasat Phnom Banan, located atop a hill bearing the same name. After climbing the 350+ steps you are treated to a peaceful setting with superb views across the surrounding countryside.
End of the day with a visit to Phnom Sampeau, which is a massive limestone outcrop that is dissected by a number of caves some of which are more accessible than others. Some caves contain unexpected reminders of Cambodia’s turbulent history. Every evening at nightfall, thousands of bats make their way out of caves in the hillside to feed before returning at dawn. This natural phenomenon really is a "must see" for the visitor.
Free time for relaxing and arrange your own dinner
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English speaking guide, Meals: breakfast & lunch, Entrance fees include biking; cold water, tissue.
Bid farewell to Battambang and drive 2.5 hours further northwest to the seldom visited province of Banteay Meanchey. This province is home to the ancient temple of Banteay Chhmar, which is also referred to as the “Fortress of the Cat”. This large temple is rarely visited by tourists due to its remoteness, thus it makes a refreshing change from the crowds at Angkor Wat. Severe looting has prevented archaeologists from understanding the temple and its function in detail, leaving its use to speculation. A low key community tourism project has recently been established in the village to help the poor people taking care of the temple to supplement their incomes.
Upon arrival, the local community will welcome you and members will join us to visit the temple explaining its history. Continue your transfer to Siem Reap arriving midafternoon.
Free time at leisure, Dinner by your own and overnight in Siem Reap
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English Speaking Guide, Meals: breakfast and lunch, cold water/towel, entrance fees
Beat the crowd early morning by 07.00am; visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat - one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art.
Lunch is well be served in the local restaurant
Afternoon, explore the mysterious Royal City Angkor Thom & Bayon. Its 54-tower temple is an awesome sight. At first glance it seems a shapeless mass of stone, but further scrutiny reveals a face, and then another and another one, until suddenly you are engulfed by the silent, heavy, enigmatic and silent gaze through half-closed eyes, staring out from a primitive and remote time. Further, visit the surroundings of the complex including the Baphuon, Elephant Terrace, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place Area.
18.00: Explore Siem Reap Night by tuk tuk to experience Cambodia's nightlife in full, from the local people's customs to the activities geared to tourists. Walking through the food markets, enjoy dinner with local beer/soft drink in local beer garden, insect salad (if you are brave enough to try), visit night markets or you may want to try foot massage by fish (own account). At the end of the trip, take the short tuk tuk ride back to your hotel.
Note: If you are not familiar with local beer garden, dinner there will be replaced by set menu dinner at Crystal restaurant with Apsara performance.
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English speaking guide, Meal: Breakfast & dinner; Temple entrance fee, Tuk Tuk, Water and Tissue.
Morning transfer out of the Siem Reap Town to a beautiful village in the countryside, you will start to walk through the village houses, witnessing very nice and different activities from the locals for their daily life. Just as some examples: how the locals wash vehicles, selling gasoline in whiskey bottles or the small shops where the locals sell food on the side of small streets.
On the way, you can take some fruits from the plants, enjoy a view of this wonderful area and interact with very kindly people in the village. Enjoy a 30-minute ox-cart ride through the rice paddies to reach one big local house and see how this family doing daily work such as making rice wine and handicraft works meanwhile a member of the family will offer you a fresh coconut and some homemade rice wine to taste.
Hop in your van for driving onward to the next destination, a floating community, arrive at the quay for embarking on a motorized boat to visit floating houses village offering an incredible natural phenomenon of making their lives from the lake in a respectful and meaningful way. This is a great chance to witness one of Cambodia and the world’s most amazing natural wonders. Drive back to Siem Reap. (Note***floating community is recommended from September to February)
Note: Optional Kayaking is available on request on Tonle Sap Lake at additional cost.
16.30: Visit Angkor National Museum where we can see the artifacts from the every part of Cambodia in the ancient time.
Time for our last dinner in the local restaurant
Includes: Hotel, Transport, English speaking guide, Meal: Breakfast, lunch & dinner; Ox cart ride, Private boat, Water and Tissue.
Breakfast at hotel, meet the driver and transfer to airport (without guide) for your departure flight.
Includes: Transport, Water and Tissue.
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|Note:||Price is in USD per passenger in Twin shared room
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- Accommodation as mentioned in TWN shared room as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide escort you
- Private transfers by A/C tourist vehicle with mineral water
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the program
- Domestic air tickets, includes
- Water and cold towel on sightseeing
- Meals as mentioned in the program (B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner)
- Government Tax (VAT) & service charges
- All International/domestic airfare; Cambodia visa stamping fee
- No guide for transfer on the last day at Siemreap Airport.
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels (checkin time: 14.00 - check out time: 12.00)
- Other meals, beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
- Compulsory personal travel insurance
- All other services which is mentioned above
What to bring?
- Print out your Cambodia - Phnom Penh - Battambang - Siemreap 8 Days Tour Booking Confirmation.
- Bring your passport during the trip.
- Take walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...etc
- Prepare cash for personal expenses
What to know?
- Do not wear short clothes when visiting pagodas, temples, churches and mausoleum
- Special food's request (diet or vegetarian, food allergy …) should be informed before your departure date.
- Beside the essential items such as long sleeve clothes, hat, trekking shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repelent, you can carry some extra things as camera, flash light, water etc
- The period from April to October will good to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (~SPF30) and from November to March, more warm clothing is advised.
- After using services of rowing boat trip, local tuktuk (cyclo); bellman or waiter always expect some tippings for their hard work besides of their fixed salary.
- Every hotel/homestay have free luggage storage rooms for their clients. You can consider to re-pack again your neccessery handbag or backpack for each tour while the other can be left at hotel
- Tour cost & availability can be changed in X'Mas, Easter Season, Western New Year and Vietnamese New Year. Please contact for more information
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