Travel back in time to the Golden Age of the Khmer Kingdom then experience the modern bustle of Cambodian urban life on this five-day adventure that takes you from Siem Reap, home of ancient Angkor temples to the capital city in Phnom Penh. The tour captures the highlights of Cambodia and it could be revised to suit your schedule.


Start city: Siem Reap

End city: Phnom Penh

Durations 5 Days 4 Nights

Cities to visit: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh.

Extendable with optional tours from Phnom Penh



Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival.
Day 2: Explore Angkor Temples.
Day 3: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh.
Day 4: Phnom Penh Historical Tour.
Day 5: Phnom Penh Departure.



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Price Included

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • English speaking guide (other languages at additional surcharge).
  • One domestic flight ticket: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh.
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private airconditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  • Service charges and government VAT tax.

Price Excluded

  • Visa stamp fee.
  • Other meals than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • International flight into and out Cambodia.
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for tour guides/driver.
  • Travel insurance.


Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival.
Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway to the ancient Angkor Temples. Upon arrival, your driver and tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for checkin.
In the afternoon, take a leisure walk for brief city tour, along the river to the Old Market in the central of Siem Reap.
If time permits, visit a local school where they train the traditional Apsara Dance. You will have an opportunity to learn about the Khmer Art history and talk with young dancers at their show.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 2: Explore Angkor Temples.

Enjoy an entire day dedicated to discovering the mysterious Angkor temples. Wake before dawn and drive to Angkor Wat complex  the largest religious monument in the world at sunrise. Dawn is one of the most beautiful and haunting times to visit the temples and see Angkor Wat reflex on the water.
For your most convenience, we will arrange a table with hot tea or coffee and breakfast box for you right on site of Angkor Wat. This is the best way to avoid the crowd when they go back to their hotel for breakfast.
The journey continues with Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next, visit Bayon Temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Leaving Angkor Thom by the North Gate, you will travel to Preah Khan (Sacred Sword), one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII. You should not miss Ta Prohm Temple, which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty with its giant trees that have grown there for centuries. Then visit Angkor Wat, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was constructed by Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century and dedicated them to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys and ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction.

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 3: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh.
Today you will fly from Siem Reap to Cambodia’s bustling capital, Phnom Penh. Despite its recent turbulent history, Phnom Penh’s wide treelined boulevards and faded colonial mansions hold an undeniable charm. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for checkin.
Later, you will enjoy a visit Royal Palace, now home to the Royal Family. At the northern area of the palace grounds is Silver Pagoda, which today serves as a repository for religious and cultural treasures; the architecture of the various buildings in the complex is extraordinary, and the National Museum, housing the world’s premier collection of Khmer art, including bronzes, ceramics and sculpture, and chronicling Cambodia’s history and culture.

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 4: Phnom Penh Historical Tour.

After breakfast, you will visit the remarkable Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, housed in the former school that was taken over by the Khmer Rouge and used as its main detention and torture center named ‘S21’, to gain insight into Cambodia’s recent dark history. Further visit the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. The audio headset guide provided is available in 15 different languages and gives some harrowing but informative stories from survivors and liberators of the camp. A grim, but important visit that will allow you to dig below the surface and understand Cambodia better.
Return to the hotel at noontime and spend rest of the day at your leisure.
Later in the afternoon, you may like to head to the riverside area of Phnom Penh, a pleasant French style promenade that is great for people viewing. In the early evening various activities take place include exercise classes, Khmer dancing and plenty of snacking on local food. You can participate in a Khmer dance class, which is a lot of fun for all! From here, you can either be taken back to your hotel or left to explore this bustling area independently and have dinner at one of the many great restaurants on the riverfront.

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 5: Phnom Penh Departure.

Have breakfast at hotel then enjoy a free morning before driving to the airport to catch your departure flight. You will be bursting with spellbinding stories of your Kingdom of the Khmers trip to share with your friends and family!

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.


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