5D4N Angkor Discovery

by CTC Travel

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  • Travelling to Siem Reap, Angkor Thom and Phnom Penh
    Minimum of 2 persons
    Activities include Arts & Museums, Boat Tour, City Tour, Family Activities, Nature & Scenery, Rest & Relax and Shopping
    Includes Hotel Transfer and Meals
    Travelling period Every day from January 1st, 2014
  • CTC Travel

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  • Hotels in Package

    • Package Inclusions:
      • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Siem Reap
      • 1 night accommodation with breakfast in Phnom Penh
      • Meals as per itinerary (4B, 3L, 4D)
      • Private tours and transfers with air-conditioned vehicles as specified in itinerary
      • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day
      • English or Chinese speaking local guides (please specify)
      • All entrance fees as to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
      • 1 hr traditional Khmer massage
    • Package excludes recommended tipping for guide & driver at US$3 per person per day

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Siem Reap (B/L/D)

Assemble at the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Siem Reap – a small colonial town, charming and pleasant enough to roam around, with some fine examples of French colonial architecture. Upon arrival, proceed to Angkor Silk Farm. Angkor Silk Farm which consists of 8 hectare in rural Cambodia (16km west of Siem Reap Town). Visitors will discover and understand the whole silk production process, from Mulberry tree growing to silk weaving. Then proceed to a cruise at Tonle Sap Lake (largest inland body of water); Enjoy the spectacular views as you cruise along the Tonle Sap Lake, which enable you to see fascinating fishing village, one of Asia’s largest fishing villages.

Day 2: Siem Reap (B/L/D)

Visit the ancient fortified city of Angkor Thom (Great Angkor or Great City), was built by Angkor’s greatest king, Jayavarman VII (1181 – 1219). Located within Angkor Thom and consists of 54 towers, each with 4 faces have become one of the most recognizable images connected to classic Khmer art and architecture. Proceed to the The Elelphants Terrace, Terrace of the Leper King and the Phimeanakas. Next visit Ta Prohm, a temple in its ‘natural state’ surround by jungle. Its stone hallways is overgrown with the roots and limbs of the massive Banyan Trees which envelope the stones like tentacles. In the afternoon, visit the World Heritage – Angkor Wat. The largest temple in the world with a volumn of stones equalizing that of the Cheops Pyramid in Egypt. The temple was built by King SUryarvarman II from 1113 – 1150AD when the Khmer civilization was at the height of its development, represent one of humankind's most astonishing and enduring architectural achievements. Angkor Wat, surrounded by a moat with an exterior wall with distinctively rendered Apsara carvings adorn the wall throughout the temple. The exterior walls of the lower level that display the most extraordinary bas-reliefs, depicting stories and characters from Hindu mythology and the historical wars of Suryarvarman II. In the evening, proceed to watch sunset at Phnom Bakheng.

Day 3: Siem Reap (B/L/D)

This morning, Visit Artisans D’Angkor to discover the traditional Khmer techniques used for stone and wood carving, lacquering and gilding. The numerous items made in the workshops are inspired by the rich Cambodia heritage. And visit Old Market / Pub Street. Afternoon, proceed to Cambodian Cultural Village, a unique, sprawling cultural attraction, intended to introduce the Cambodian Culture and history. Interesting Wax Museum features scenes and figures from history. Full scales models of a variety of Cambodia architectural types, including different styles of huts and homes, hill tribe houses, pagoda and mosque. Tonight, enjoy buffet dinner with Khmer traditional dance show.

Day 4: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh (B/D)

Today, transfer by coach to Phnom Penh (approx. 5-6 hours) - the capital of Cambodia, is the commercial and political hub of Cambodia as well as home to nearly a million of the county’s 14 million people. Upon arrival, visit to Tuol Sleng Museum, known as the Museum of Genocidal Crimes. In 1975 Tuol Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot’s security forces and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). It was used by the Khmer Rouge as a detention and torture center in the late 1970. Today the building houses exhibits, paintings and photographs of many of the victims. Visitors can see the crude cells built in the classrooms and the torture devices used to extract confessions. Next, Independence Monument. The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach) was inaugurated in November 9 1962 to celebrate Cambodia’s Independence Day and Constitution Day. Proceed to a cruise on the Mekong River which also enables to have a complete view of Phnom Penh city in serenity.

Day 5: Phnom Penh - Departure (B)

After breakfast, free at own leisure until transfer to airport for your departure flight.

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