It's time to start exploring Cambodia! Upon your arrival in Phnom Penh, take a boat trip along the Tonle and Mekong Rivers for a first glimpse of the city. Continue by cyclo to the National Museum, the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda complex where your guide will explain the cultural and historic heritage of the city. As the sun begins to set, visit the hilltop pagoda of Wat Phnom.
Overnight at The Sunway Hotel in Phnom Penh
Day 2Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will be on way to Siem Reap, the base for exploring the fabled temples of Angkor and the ancient capital of the Khmer empire. Stare in wonder at the intricate carvings of Angkor Wat and then take a microlight flight for an aerial view of the temple and its surroundings. During sunset time, Angkor Wat is less visited, and the Apsaras will shine in the most beautiful light. A good occasion to cheer with a glass of Champagne!
Dinner will be served at Abacus, a restaurant with an delicious menu of New Asian Cuisine.
Overnight at The Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa in Siem Reap.
Day 3siem Reap
This morning is spent touring more highlights of the Angkor Archeological Park by tuk tuk, beginning with the evocative, jungle-covered Ta Phrom Temple. Continue to Bayon, filled with mysterious smiling faces, and the tranquil Banteay Kdei temple. Enjoy an elephant ride through the temple park before returning to town for an afternoon at leisure.
This evening enjoy dinner accompanied by a mesmerizing performance of traditional Apsara dance.
Overnight at Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa in Siem Reap.
Day 4Siem Reap
This morning begins with an excursion to Kampong Phluck, a floating village on Tonle Sap Lake, where after a boat trip along the water you will enjoy a picnic lunch in one of the floating houses. Continue to the pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srey, home to some of the finest examples of classical Khmer art, and enjoy sunset at the Pre Rup temple. Upon returning to Siem Reap, dine on delicious cuisine at renowned Meric Restaurant. Overnight at Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa
Day 5Siem Reap Departure
This morning, travel out to the countryside where you can spot water buffalos in swampy ponds, kids in school uniforms on their bicycles and ox-carts. Visit a silk producing farm where you can witness the entire process of silk creation from growing and harvesting mulberry as food for the silk worms, the breeding process and life cycle of the silk worm to the spinning the silk, the dying process. Enjoy a farewell lunch before transferring to the airport for your flight.