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From Civilization, Back To Angkor Empire

8-Day Roundtrip Package | Phnom Penh, Siem Reap,

Bask in Phnom Penh's rich history, cuisine, and heritage — whilst you dive head first onto Siem Reap's ancient temples for a unforgettable getaway.

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An Overview of Your Adventure


Your journey begins in Phnom Penh with a unique Cyclo ride, exploring Khmer architecture in the city. This tour offers insights into the historical and architectural evolution of Phnom Penh, from French colonial buildings to post-independence Khmer architecture. The ride will take you to various landmarks and hidden gems, allowing you to immerse yourself in the city’s rich history. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.


Dive into Phnom Penh’s rich heritage with visits to the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum. Explore the opulent Royal Palace and its stunning architecture, including the Silver Pagoda with its precious emerald Buddha and golden Maitreya Buddha. Afterwards, delve into Cambodia’s painful history at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields. End the day with a serene 1-hour boat cruise along the majestic Mekong River, witnessing a breathtaking sunset.


Discover the secrets of Khmer cuisine with a morning Khmer cooking class. Start by exploring a local market, and selecting fresh ingredients for your cooking adventure. Under the guidance of a Cambodian chef, learn to prepare traditional Khmer dishes and enjoy your creations for lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a revealing walking tour, exploring the contrasting worlds of Phnom Penh, from hidden slums to the city’s bustling heart. Unwind with a soothing Khmer traditional massage.


Depart Phnom Penh for Siem Reap, driving through the scenic countryside with a stop at Kampong Kdei Bridge, an ancient stone-arch bridge from the 12th century. Arrive in Siem Reap and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to rest or explore the historic city.


Begin your exploration of Angkor’s ancient temples with a visit to the Roluos Group, dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. In the afternoon, explore Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire, featuring iconic sites like the Bayon temple and the Terrace of the Elephants.


Venture to the graceful Banteay Srei Temple and the Banteay Samre Temple. Explore the enchanting Ta Prohm, where nature has intertwined with ancient ruins. Later, participate in a traditional blessing ceremony at a local monastery, receiving a sacred thread for protection.


Marvel at the iconic Angkor Wat temple, the world’s largest religious monument, and delve into its rich history. Afterwards, take a memorable boat cruise on the vast Tonle Sap Lake, discovering the lives of locals in floating villages. The evening is free for your arrangements.


Wrap-up your adventure in Siem Reap. Enjoy a leisurely morning and, depending on your preferences, depart for your onward journey or consider an optional extension to the beautiful islands of Koh Rong or Koh Russey.

Highlights of This Journey

A quick overview to make the most of your stay.

  • Explore Phnom Penh on a Cyclo.
  • Drop by the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, some of the country's architectural marvels.
  • Deep dive into Cambodia's history, from the Khmer Empire's glory to the dark days under the Khmer Rouge.

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