Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Tour 4 Nights / 5 Days
Our classic Cambodia tour 5-day ideally offers nice experience trip that combines Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Capital, includes the main Angkor Complex, the most interesting Kompong Phluk village of Tonle Sap Lake, Royal Palace, National Museum, the highlights of iconic Phnom Penh and spending an evening for sunset cocktail on a boat cruise, this Cambodia tour truly provides wonderful trip and travel experience for your holiday trip to Cambodia with limit amount of your time. You will have your own expert local tour guides and drivers taking care of your journey from the day you arrived until seeing you off.
At a Glance
- City/Region: Siem Reap → Phnom Penh (or Vice Versa)
- 2-night stay in Siem Reap
- 2-night stay in Phnom Penh
- Classic, historical, cultural, classic, sightseeing, boat excursion
- Private tour, free hassle, flexible
- All included, NO hidden cost
- Day 1: Siem Reap – Arrival
- Day 2: Fully Guided Angkor Discovery & Traditional Apsara Show
- Day 3: Tonle Sap Lake & Overland to Phnom Penh Capital
- Day 4: Full Day Phnom Penh City Tour with Sunset Boat Cruise
- Day 5: Phnom Penh – Departure
Day 1 | Siem Reap – Arrival
Upon your arrival at Siem Reap Angkor International Airport, you will be greeted by our friendly escort guide and driver then transfers directly (approx. 1 hour) to a booked hotel for check in and have your own free time.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 2 | Fully Guided Angkor Discovery & Traditional Apsara Show
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
*Sunrise is available upon request (surcharge) and starting time is at 4.30am.
Breakfast is at hotel. We’re journeying out (or tuk tuk) of hotel at 8.00am to the South Gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces that religiously represents compassion, sympathy, equanimity and charity. Stroll around Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king and terrace of elephant. Resume the journey to visit Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning, amazing tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed.
Enjoy Khmer set lunch at a selected local restaurant near temples.
Afternoon, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest unrivaled monument in the world. Built by Suryavarman II in 12th Century, Angkor Wat is considered as one of the top destinations in Asia and is a must-see in your lifetime. Learning from your tour guide the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia.
Note: Visiting beautiful sunset is available at Phnom Bakheng, please speak to our tour guide to manage this for you. This is a hiking up (Approx. 25 minutes/way) to the hill and it’s always touristy or skip it if you feel tired.
Evening, we leave to enjoy tasty dinner followed by traditional Apsara dance performance at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 3 | Tonle Sap Lake & Overland to Phnom Penh Capital
Breakfast is at hotel. Check out of hotel at 8.00am then our guide and driver take you to Kompong Phluk village of Tonle Sap Lake. We stroll around Rolous market to see trading activities before taking a boat trip along canal toward the centre of Kampong Phluk. Once we arrive, the boat begins to slow down to let you enjoy the surrounding admired by amazing houses atop high poles, come across the highlight of fishing activities as well as see people selling fruits/vegetable/meats on their boats, you sometimes see kids in student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home then we resume take canoe to explore the pleasant mangroves, enjoy the serenity while taking picturesque photos and you may see a few waterbirds. Continue by our boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap, learn from your tour guide about ecosystem and its rich biosphere reserve.
After the tour ended, we drive with 5 ½ hours to Phnom Penh Capital and then we will have chance to dare tasting the deep fried insects (tarantulas, crickets etc.) at Skun village before we’re reaching a booked hotel in Phnom Penh in the evening.
*Note: Our Siem Reap team will say goodbye to you and the rest of your trip will be taken care by our Phnom Penh teams for the following days.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 4 | Full Day Phnom Penh City Tour with Sunset Boat Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. Today our guide and driver will pick you up at 8.00am then go to Independent Monument where we stop to capture some beautiful photos before continue to witness the tragic site of Choeung Ek – the killing field that proceeded more than 20 thousands of civilians and the site is connecting with Tuol Sleng Museum – was the former school that was transformed to Tortured Prison S21. Stroll around Russian market for shopping.
Enjoy Khmer set lunch at Bopha Titanic Phnom Penh restaurant by The Riverside.
Afternoon, visit The Royal Palace – a complex of buildings which are served as the royal residence for the King of Cambodia, admired by impressive Silver Pagoda with over 5000 solid silver tiles and other Royal Stupas, shrines, monuments etc. Continue for a guided tour at the National Museum, the world’s most important collection of Cambodian antique sculptures and carvings. Next, continue to visit Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding place of Phnom Penh Capital.
Evening, we head to Phnom Penh’s Riverside where get on board with a welcome cocktail while the boat cruise is slowly gliding along Mekong & Tonle Sap, watch the sunset fading at horizon, immerse yourself with golden color of Phnom Penh skyline. Disembark around 6.20pm and return hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 5 | Phnom Penh – Departure
Breakfast is at hotel. Simply enjoy the rest of free time in Phnom Penh before our team picks you up from hotel’s lobby and transfers to Phnom Penh International Airport for your flight to the next destination.
Thank You and Goodbye to Beautiful Cambodia
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