Package Tour to Cambodia Itinerary 5 Days 4 Nights

Overview

Angkor Wat, an extensive temple complex located in Southeast Asia's Cambodia, stands as a globally acclaimed and notable archaeological marvel, attaining UNESCO World Heritage status.

Renowned for its magnificent architecture, historical significance, and cultural importance, this vast complex was originally built during the 12th century by King Suryavarman II of the Khmer Empire as a Hindu sanctuary dedicated to Vishnu.

  • Subsequently, it went through a conversion into a Buddhist temple. The term "Angkor Wat" translates to "City Temple" or "Temple City." Not restricted to a single temple, Angkor Wat is part of the expansive Angkor Archaeological Park, housing many other temples and historical structures from the Khmer Empire era.
  • Today, it serves as a prominent tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world who come to admire its awe-inspiring architecture and immerse themselves in its enriching history and culture of 5 days Package Tour to Cambodia.
  • Explore a Phnom Penh Food Tour to savor the specialties of the region next to the enigmatic Mekong River.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival – Bakheng Sunset (No Meals) June 20, 2024

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Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival – Bakheng Sunset (No Meals)

Upon reaching Siem Reap Airport, you will be greeted by a local guide who will then accompany you to the hotel in Siem Reap town for check-in. Please note that early check-in is not included in the package and is subject to the availability of rooms at the hotel.

In the late afternoon, at approximately 4.00 pm, we will embark on a drive to Phnom Bakheng temple, where you will have the opportunity to witness a breathtaking sunset from the summit of this mountain temple. Dating back to the 9th century, Phnom Bakheng temple stands majestically on a natural hill. It is often referred to as "le-mountain" due to its resemblance to Mount Meru. Positioned on the left side of the road connecting Angkor Wat to Angkor Thom, this temple captivates numerous tourists who gather here to marvel at the enchanting sunset scenery. Afterward, we will return to the hotel in Siem Reap, concluding our day's excursion.

Meals on your own.

Overnight at a hotel in Siem Reap.

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Day 2: Discovery Of Angkor Temples (Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom - Bayon – Banteay Srei – Ta Prohm Temples) (Breakfast, Lunch) June 21, 2024

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Day 2: Discovery Of Angkor Temples (Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom - Bayon – Banteay Srei – Ta Prohm Temples) (Breakfast, Lunch)

Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel at 6 AM. At 7:30 AM, our knowledgeable guide and driver will pick you up for a full-day exploration of the main temples in Angkor Archaeological Park: Angkor Wat, Bayon, Banteay Srei, and Ta Prohm.

We'll begin our unique approach to Angkor Wat by entering through the East Gate and exiting at the West Gate. Explore the temple's different levels, admiring its architectural grandeur and intricate stone carvings depicting Apsaras from the Angkor period. Gain a deep understanding of Khmer culture and civilization as you delve into this remarkable site.

Next, we'll uncover the mysteries of the Royal City of Angkor Thom, with its impressive 50-tower temple. Discover the enigmatic faces staring out from a distant era as we visit Bayon, Baphuon, the Royal Enclosure, and the Terrace of Elephants. Our exploration will begin from the South Gate.

Enjoy a homemade lunch at the residence of Mr. Peout and Mrs. Gin, who will warmly welcome you to their peaceful home with a lush garden. As you savor their delicious meal, listen to their personal stories, including their experiences during the Khmer Rouge regime until the present day.

After lunch, we'll continue our journey to the enchanting Banteay Srei temple, known as the jewel of Khmer art. Admire the intricate carvings on the red sandstone structure, showcasing the artistic mastery of the time. On our way back to Siem Reap, we'll visit Ta Prohm, famous for its appearance in the movie "Tomb Raider." Experience the captivating fusion of the temple and the surrounding jungle, with tree roots embracing the ancient stones, creating a hauntingly beautiful scene.

As we return to Siem Reap, treat your tired feet to an hour of Khmer Traditional Foot Massage, rejuvenating and soothing your senses. Finally, we'll accompany you back to your hotel, leaving you with lasting memories of this extraordinary day.

Have dinner on your own.

Overnight at a hotel in Siem Reap.

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Day 3: Phnom Krom Sunrise – Boat Ride – Sambor Prei Kuk – Kampong Thom (Breakfast, Lunch) June 22, 2024

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Day 3: Phnom Krom Sunrise – Boat Ride – Sambor Prei Kuk – Kampong Thom (Breakfast, Lunch)

Start your day with an early wake-up call for a transfer to Phnom Krom, located 13km south of Siem Reap. Climb up the hill to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the rice paddies and the floating village of Tonle Sap Lake. Enjoy a delightful picnic breakfast on the hip of Phnom Krom before embarking on a boat ride to explore the Chong Kneas Floating Village. Immerse yourself in the daily life of the village and marvel at the natural wonders of Tonle Sap, which provide a glimpse into the traditional riparian lifestyle and the beauty of the countryside. Return to the hotel to check out and proceed to Kampong Thom, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant along the way.

In Kampong Kdei, visit the impressive Naga Bridge, also known as Preah Toes Bridge or Spean Kâmpong Kdei. This ancient laterite bridge, built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII in the 12th century, spans 86 meters in length and 14 meters in width. Adorned with a stunning ornamental naga, the bridge features 21 arches and a sandstone balustrade. It is a prominent highlight among the Ancient Khmer Bridges and sites along the RN6 and Ancient Royal Road from Angkor to Prasat Andet.

Afterward, continue the journey to Sambor Prei Kuk Temples, the oldest temple site in Cambodia dating back to the 6th century. The site remains remarkably well preserved, and you can explore the various temple groups by walking along peaceful, shaded trails. Before heading to Kampong Thom city for an overnight stay, take a moment to observe villagers engaged in making No Banh Chok (Khmer Wet Noodle), weaving, and tending to vegetable gardens.

Dinner on your own.

Overnight at a hotel in Kampong Thom.

Day 4: Kampong Thom – Spider Market – Phnom Penh – Food Tours (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) June 23, 2024

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Day 4: Kampong Thom – Spider Market – Phnom Penh – Food Tours (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After having breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Phnom Penh with a brief stop for a bathroom break. Along the way, we visit the Spider Market, located approximately 50km before reaching Phnom Penh. Here, you can witness the unique sight of vendors selling live tarantulas, deep-fried insects like water bugs, grasshoppers, scorpions, as well as local seasonal fruits.

Continuing our journey, we have lunch at a local restaurant in Phnom Penh and proceed to check in at the hotel. At 4:00 PM, our guide and tuk-tuk driver will pick you up for the Phnom Penh Orientation tour. Our first stop is Wat Phnom, which is the central point of Phnom Penh and gives the city its name. Sitting at 27 meters above sea level, it is the highest point in the area and became the origin of the settlement known as Phnom Penh, meaning "hill of Penh." We then visit Wat Unalom, a Buddhist monastery that serves as the headquarters for one of Cambodia's revered Buddhist patriarchs. The monastery features a pagoda and a post-Angkorean stupa.

Next, we enjoy a tuk-tuk ride through the city's riverfront, embarking on a food tour. Our first stop is at a charming bar on the riverside, where our tour guide provides a briefing and presentation while you enjoy a class of cocktails or a drink. We then explore a lively local night market before joining the locals at a popular street food spot. Indulge in the delicious flavors of Cambodian-style fresh seafood, a special recipe Saba fish dish, and squid seasoned with the renowned Kampot pepper. Continuing our ride through the vibrant city lights, we reach a trendy nightspot with live music, where you can savor more exciting local delicacies.

Afterward, we visit the celebrated Independence Monument, gaining a quick insight into the city's history and capturing fantastic photo opportunities. Our evening concludes at one of Phnom Penh's stylish bar areas, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city from the top roof. Each person will receive one soft drink or one local beer before we return to the hotel.

Overnight at a hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 5: Phnom Penh – City Tour – Departure Back To Your Home (Breakfast) June 24, 2024

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Day 5: Phnom Penh – City Tour – Departure Back To Your Home (Breakfast)

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, formerly a high school but converted into an interrogation prison called S-21 during the Khmer Rouge era. Today, it stands as a haunting museum that sheds light on the atrocities committed during that time. Take your time to explore the museum and gain a deeper understanding of Cambodia's history.

After visiting the museum, you have the rest of the day free to spend at your leisure. You can choose to relax at the hotel or explore the surrounding area on your own. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor delicious Cambodian cuisine.

Lunch on your own, transfer to the Phnom Penh International Airport for departure.

End of Cambodia 5 Day Tour.

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Important noted

Trip Inclusion

  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.
  • Water & cool towels.
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast.
  • English-speaking guide during all tours.
  • Sampan cruise in Tonle Sap Lake.
  • Food Tour in Phnom Penh.
  • Government taxes & service charge.

Trip Exclusions

  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • International airfare and departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks… etc.
  • Cambodia Visa (If you are not exempt from the visa).
  • Any gratuities and tip to driver and tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide & driver).

* Notes:

  • Surcharged for Gala dinner on 24th and 31st December if any.
  • The timing of check-in and check-out at the hotels: Check-in at 14:00, check-out at 12:00. (Early check-in/late check-out is upon your request).
  • A single supplement is required if you are traveling alone.
  • The triple room is possible upon your request.

Thing To Carry

  • All customers participating in the tour must have a passport and identification document when leaving the country.
  • Backpack, toiletry bag, sunscreen/cap, water bottles, camera(optional), extra pair of clothes, personal medication, track pants and cotton T-shirt, sweater/ warm jackets for the night.
  • Dry fruits, energy bar, chocolates, torch per person with extra batteries, moov spray, dettol solution or salt to avoid leeches, sports shoes or trekking shoes or comfortable shoes with good grip, personal hygiene items: medicine, face towel, shower gel, brush, toothpaste.

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit 50% tour price when signing up and pay the remaining amount 10 days before starting date.
  • In case of tour cancellation: (Tour cancellation time is calculated by working days, excluding Saturday, Sunday and public holidays and New Year).
  • After the deposit, if you cancel the tour, the company will not refund the deposit.
  • If you cancel or change the tour within 20 - 29 working days before the departure date, please pay the fee of: 70% of the tour price.
  • If you cancel or change the tour within 10 - 19 working days before the departure date, please pay the fee of: 90% of the tour price.
  • If you cancel or change the tour 9 working days before the departure date, please pay the fee of: 100% of the tour value.

* Notes:

  • Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months from the date of return.
  • If you are a foreigner or overseas Vietnamese, please bring all your passports (bring both passports in case you have 2 citizenships), and Vietnamese visa (attached to your passport or separate sheet) while on tour.
  • Please follow according to the tour program, do not separate from the group. If there is a need to separate from the group, please notify the consultant when registering for the tour for more information and additional costs (if any).
  • Customers aged 70 years or older require a health certificate to travel abroad from a doctor and must be accompanied by a relative under 60 years old (healthy). Guests over 75 years old, please pay a premium insurance (the fee varies depending on the tour).
  • The program may change depending on the flight situation, the hotel in at the site will be officially confirmed on the day of the group meeting, 2-3 days before the departure date. The attractions may not be in the order in the program. During the peak weeks in the site, the hotel may not be in the central area but still ensure the hotel standard according to the program.

Refund Policy

  • In case of cancellation of the tour right after registration until 10 days before the departure date, you will be subject to a 30% penalty on the travel fare.
  • In case of cancellation of the tour within 5-10 days before the departure date, you will be charged 50% of the travel fare.
  • In case of cancellation of the tour within 3-5 days before the departure date, you will be charged 75% of the travel fare.
  • If you cancel the tour within 0 – 3 days before the departure date, you will be charged 100% of the travel fare.

* Notes:

  • In case of tour cancellation due to objective incidents such as natural disasters, epidemics, postponement and cancellation of transportations service... Tourist will not be responsible for any additional compensation other than refund tour fee.
  • Above is the maximum cancellation penalty, this cost can be reduced depending on the conditions of each service provider for Tourist.
  • The tour cancellation time is calculated for working days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays and New Year.
  • If the travel program is canceled or changed by either party due to a force majeure reason (fire, weather, accident, natural disaster, war, delay and cancellation of the public transport plus…), the two parties will not bear any obligation to compensate for the loss that has occurred and not bear any liability. However, each party is responsible for trying its best to help the aggrieved party to minimize losses caused by force majeure.

Children Policy

  • Children under 2 years old: 30% of adult price (baby sharing bed with parents).
  • Children from 2 to under 12 years old: 90% of adult price (kid sharing bed with parents) / 100% of adult price (kid has their own bed).
  • Children from 12 years old and up: 100% of the adult price.

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