Amazing Siem Reap and Battambang Tour
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The authentic journey shows the spirit of the ruins, cities, and countryside. The sunrise casts light over historic Angkor Wat and brings the sandstone to a golden shimmer. Monks light incense and offer you blessing. Stroll alongside ornate French colonial buildings in the historic center of Battambang. Feel the cool breeze on an open platform as you travel on the bamboo train. From the ancient customs of distinct villages to classic markets that emanate fresh noodles and sweet fruit, Cambodia offers you indelible experiences and unforgettable memories.
Style: Cultural tour through Asia
Type: sightseeing tour in Cambodia
Duration: 9 days
Destination: 2 destinations in Cambodia
Starts in Siem Reap
Ends in Siem Reap
Suitable: All ages
What’s included: Lands transfers, boat cruise, accommodation, guide, entrance fees, bottled water, snacks and some foods.
Cities: Siem Reap & Battambang
Highlights: Magnificent Angkor Wat temple, hidden temples, beautiful countryside of Siem Reap and Battambang, bamboo train ride.
Day 1: Siem Reap
Arrive at the airport, meet our guide and transfer to the hotel. The city sits on the banks of the Siem Reap River and is known as the gateway to Angkor. The streets around Psar Chaa, the Old Market, are lively and energetic. The rest day is at leisure.
Day 2: Discover Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom (B)
Visit to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom temple complex. The iconic temple of Angkor. The entire temple was constructed in the 12th century and displays the power of the Khmer Empire and its devotion to the deities and beliefs of Hinduism. The beauty of this ancient complex is magnificent and makes you wonder how stunning it must have been almost a millennium ago.
Day 3: Explore Banteay Srei Temple Complex and Tonle Sap Lake (B)
Morning boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake and visiting the Chong Khneas floating village at the edge of the lake. Then, visit to Banteay Srei, the 10th century temple complex consists of low walls and is surrounded by peaked edifices made of rich red sandstone. The remaining temples standing tall against the backdrop of spectacular wild countryside.
Day 4 Visit the Marvelous Rolous Group Temples and Ta Prohm (B)
The Rolous Group of temples,once stood at the heart of the first capital of the Khmer Empire, Hariharalaya. The laterite and sandstone temples shine vibrant red in the morning light against the background of verdant trees and grass.
Then, visit Ta Prohm Temple, which is still covered by the jungle. Ta Prohm makes it easy to imagine how the whole complex looked when it was re-discovered in 19th century.
In the late afternoon you will visit the Old Market which is home to artisan workshops.
Day 5 Experience Rural Cambodia and Beng Mealea (B)
The crowds disappear behind the lush jungle as you make your way to Beng Mealea. The temple was constructed in the 12th century and only recently opened to the public for viewing. The entire temple is almost 300,000 square feet. Wind your way around, and sometimes over, fallen masonry, through stretches of dim chambers, and alongside thick vines.
Day 6: Battambang (B)
You leave behind Angkor and the bustling streets of Siem Reap and depart to Battambang, which is Cambodia’s second largest city but maintains its small-town charm. You can notice the French Colonial architecture fills the city’s historic center. The local people are friendly, always smiling and welcoming.
In the evening you can partake in the celebrated Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus Show.
Day 7: Battambang Ride the Bamboo Train (B)
Enjoy the Bamboo Train, which takes you into the classic journey of Cambodia’s rural history. The train tracks were laid by the French and have since warped or misaligned. The Bamboo Train is unique to Cambodia and allows you to immerse yourself in the culture of this rural landscape.
On the train journey you will discover the rural life of Cambodia. Paddy fields stretch to the distant tree line. You can see farmers pulling at the rice.
Day 8 Battambang’s countryside and nature (B)
Venture deeper into the celebrated countryside around the city. Phnom Trong Morn Trong Tea is known for its abundance of flora and fauna. Visit the Barsaet Temple, which was built in the 11th century and sits next to a pond over 65 feet in length. At Wat Kor you can see the tribe that maintains their cultural values in the face of pressing modernity. In the Khor Sang House you will walk through the cherished home with bare feet.
Day 9: Siem Reap departure (B)
Return to Siem Reap and depart.
|AMAZING SIEM REAP & BATTAM BANG TOUR (TOUR CODE: CAM- ASBTE09)|
|PAX||2 pax||3-4 pax||5-6 pax||7-9 pax||10 pax +||Single room supplement|
|Standard Class 3*||$ 989||$ 785||$ 639||$ 619||$ 546||$ 199|
|Superior Class 4*||$ 1067||$ 865||$ 721||$ 699||$ 627||$ 285|
|First Class 5*||$ 1253||$ 1051||$ 909||$ 886||$ 815||$ 447|
|PRICE INCLUDES: Experienced English speaking guide • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D= Dinner) • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary • Accommodation in twin shared room in hotel with daily breakfast • Simple First Aid Kit • International flight reconfirmation.
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