4D/3N Phnom Penh Explorer
Highlights: Wat Phnom Hill Royal Palace & Silver Pagodia Killing Field Local English-speaking guide
What you get
- Stay: 3*/4*/5* Hotels (3 nts)
- Meals: 3 Breakfast, 2 Lunches & 3 Dinners
- Transport: Private airport transfers
Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River. Once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indocina in the 1920s. Phnom Penh, along with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are significant global and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. Founded in 1434, the city is noted for its beautiful and historical architecture and attractions. Situated on the banks of the Tonle Sap, Mekong and Bassacrivers, the Phnom Penh metropolitan area is home to more than 2 million of Cambodia’s population of over 14 million. The city is the wealthiest and most populous city in Cambodia and is home to the country’s political hub.
ARRIVE – PHNOM PENH (L, D)
Arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport, greeting by our tour guide and transfer to city and visit to visit Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the Royal Palace, the silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles, the treasures are a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90 kilos and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1920. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art - notably sculptures - throughout the ages (although some periods are not represented). Most of the exhibits date from the Angkor period but there are several examples from the pre-Angkor era, Wat Ounalom. Afternoon we continue to visit Wat Phnom Temple, is the symbol of the Phnom Penh Capital built in 1434, from where you can enjoy views over the Tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh and then continues to visit Victoria Monument, Independence Monument the Naga (total 100) or snake motif is one, which can be seen in historic, cultural and modern-day.
PHNOM PENH (B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, tour begin to explore Toul Sleng was used as S-21 prison ad interrogation facility during Pol Pot Regime. The building now serves as a museum, a memorial and a testament to the madness of the Khmer Rouge regime. This afternoon you will enjoy shopping at Russian Market, Central Market, where there are variety kinds of souvenirs to bring back home. In late afternoon take boat trip for Sunset in front of the Royal Palace at the Four Rivers
PHNOM PENH (B, L, D)
Visit Mini Angkor (Tonle Baty) in Takeo Province, where there are two Angkorian era temples, Ta Prohm and Yeap Peau. Both temples were built under Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century during the same period that Bayon and Angkor Thom in Siem Reap were constructed. We will be back to lunch at local restaurant in Phnom Penh. This afternoon you will enjoy shopping at Russian Market, Central Market, where there are variety kinds of souvenirs to bring back home.
DEPART PHNOM PENH (B)
Free till transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for departure.
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Prices displayed are per person in MYR. Click on the hotel/room name for its description.
|Hotel||Single||Twin||Child+bed||Child no bed|
|Salita (3*), Princess Hotel (3*)||1020||870||690||520|
|Cardamom Hotel & Apartment (3*)||1100||920||730||560|
|Green Palace (4*)||1170||950||750||570|
|Almond (4*), Juliana (4*)||1380||1080||860||650|
|Naga World (5*)||1480||1110||880||660|
|Phnom Penh Hotel (4*)||1450||1160||920||690|
|Sofitel Royal (5*)||2700||1700||1280||990|
Valid from 1April - 30 September 2013.
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