Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival (D)
Morning arrival at Phnom Penh Airport. Transfer to your hotel (room may not be ready until beginning afternoon). With your professional guide and private car we start to visit Phnom Penh. Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia’s capital city look like a big village – town where French colonial influences can still be seen in old buildings restored. We will first go to see Wat Phnom Temple.
Then we will visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture, it was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines in the world. The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles. Afternoon, visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion, which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the 4th century.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 02: Phnom Penh – ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek, which will give us a deep insight into the painful bloody rule of the Khmer Rouge. Lunch at local restaurant. We will have time this afternoon to explore Psar Toul Tom Pong, also called the Russian Market”, where anything and everything is for sales. Later this afternoon, we will take one hour boat cruise on the Mekong river.
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 03: Phnom Penh – Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport for departure.