1 Day Tour Phnom Penh to Mt Oudong

An excellent day trip to discover the former Royal Residence and itself Capital which was ideally founded by Khmer King before Phnom Penh was officially established. Wandering around the impressive Royal’s stupas and admired by interesting history of Phnom Oudong, our tour guide will share his knowledge and explain why Oudong was abandoned and later moved to Phnom Penh. Relatively, unlock the darkness history of the nearby region when Khmer Rouge took over the country in 1975, and indulgently enjoy the breathtaking view while taking picturesque panoramic landscapes of the surrounding.

  • Tour code: #soursop
  • City/region: Phnom Penh – Kampong Spue
  • Tour type: private, adventure, historical, sightseeing
  • Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Hassle: free, flexible
  • Available: daily (best period: November to February)
  • Advance booking: required
  • Tour required: all included

Detailed Itinerary

Our experienced tour guide and driver will be greeting you at 8.00am (or 8.30am) at hotel’s lobby then we start heading out of the hassle Phnom Penh toward Phnom Oudong which locates in Kampong Speu and 40km Northwest Phnom Penh Capital. The journey takes approx. an hour drive passing beautiful countryside dotting with palm trees and huge rice fields. On the way, we make a visit at Silver Smith Making Village where we observe the locals making silver handicrafts.

Mt Oudong dates to 16th century along with interesting history. The former Royal Capital was ideally founded by King Srei Soryapor and its large impressive stupas house several Cambodia’s King’s ashes. Stepping our feet in the base of Mt Oudong and admired by green jungle, we gently enjoy walking up the main stairway with around 500 steps to reach the summit where we take off our shoes to explore the surrounding that includes three magnificent stupas and other small temples whilst witnessing Oudong history from our tour guide.

It’s true to take the advantage of breathtaking and capture the panoramic view before we set off back to Phnom Penh in the afternoon. Please be aware that you are freely invited to visit 8th century Pre-Angkorian temple of Phnom Praset and its Buddhist pagoda which admires the reclining Buddha.

*Before returning your hotel, you may continue to stroll around Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding place of Phnom Penh Capital and go shopping at Russian market.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $135.00
2 Pax: $75.00
3 Pax: $62.00
4 Pax: $52.00
5 Pax: $45.00
6 Pax: $40.00

  • Tour Included

    › Experienced local English-speaking guide
    › Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Phnom Penh
    › Traveling in air conditioning car/minivan
    › All entrance fees per program
    › Tour activities and sightseeing per program
    › Mineral bottled water & fresh wet tissues

  • Tour NOT Included

    › Accommodation
    › Travel insurance
    › Meals, drinks and services are not mentioned
    › Gratitude/tipping to guide and driver

  • Additional Information

    Our local experienced English speaking guide

    Our local tour guide is the most important part of the entire trip. He/she is the one who makes your day well worth a visit and will do his/her best to ensure you leaving Cambodia with a great experience and unforgettable. More importantly, we patiently commit and carefully reserve one of our top tour guides that has more than 10 years experienced in taking care of clients to see beautiful Cambodia as well as sharing lovely Cambodia’s culture and history, and he/she has friendly attitude, informative, knowledgeable, and advisable.


    Due to the distance, air conditioning vehicles are the best option, cool and comfortable while Tuk Tuk is not available for this trip.

    *Payment: The booking is not required a deposit in advance. You will be paying in full amount (US dollar cash) on the touring day when our team picks you up at your hotel’s lobby. However, we require you to respectfully take responsibility to inform us at least 48 hours prior to the tour departure if you wish to cancel the booking.

    *Dressing Code

    Cambodia geographically stays in the tropical monsoon, its weather varies and annually brings wet and dry seasons, generally hot in during day time and a bit cooler at night, and in the early morning. You should wear whatever most comfortable but remember to dress appropriately to respect the locals and other religious sites; pagodas, temples and holy places. Clothes must cover your shoulders and knees when you wish to visit the top part at Angkor Wat, Royal Palace in Phnom Penh and when you go to meet Buddhist monks.

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