This 10 days journey takes you to visit all-encompassing approach to Cambodia's most beautiful heritages and retreat in Siem Reap and Sihanoukville. The adventure starts in Siem Reap to discover the most beautiful tourism sites such as Rolous Group, Small Circuit, South Gate of Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Banteay Srei, Grand Circuit, Kulen Mountain, Koh Ker, Beng Melea, then finishes with a retreat in Sihanoukville.
Arrive in Siem Reap where Angkor Wat is located in. Your Cambodia Senses guide will greet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel. One the way, we stop to see the “Angkorean” bridge at Kompong Kday – the old village at Bauteayxrey Dist, Seam Reap. After check in, free at your leisure. Overnight Siem Reap.
- Angkor Village Resort
After breakfast, we will drive to visit Rolous Group Temples – 15km far from Siem Reap City center – including Preah Ko, Bakong, Lo Lei temple.
In the afternoon, we go to visit temples of Small Circuit: Prasat Kravan (Cardamon sanctuary), Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang (Royal Bath), Ta Prohm (Jungle Temple), Takeo, Thommanon, Chau Say Tevoda. Overnight Siem Reap.
Rolous Group temples, Small Circuit temples
Today, we will enjoy the morning tour to visit Angkor Thom, the ancient city. We begin at the south gate and the famous Bayon temple of the 12th and 13th centuries. Then, cross to the Elephant Terrace which, at 350m long, used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king’s grand audience hall. After, move to the raised terrace of the Leper King, from the 12th century, which bears many beautifully sculptured Apsara statues.
In the afternoon, visit temples of Angkor Wat – the World Seventh Wonder. End of this day, sightseeing the sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill. Overnight Siem Reap.
Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat complex
After the breakfast, we start our morning with visit to Banteay Srei Temple (Citadel of the women) and Banteay Samre temple.
In the afternoon, we will visit temples of Grand Circuit: Pre Rup (Change the body), East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan and Baksei Chamkrong. Overnight Siem Reap.
Banteay Srei, Grand Circuit
Today, we continue with our full day tour to Holy mountain of Phnom Kulen which is located some 48 km north of Siem Reap.
You will see the carvings of Yoni and Linga etched into the sandstone riverbed. We continue to visit the Sleeping Buddha, and waterfalls of Phnom Kulen Mountain.
In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the pier at Chong Kneas where you will board your nice boat for Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary. We will visit the largest village on the lake which is called Kompong Phluk, to discover the fascinating daily lives of the local people who leave on the water. Overnight Siem Reap.
Phnom Kulen, Chong Kneas, Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary, Kompong Phluk floating village
After the breakfast, your tour guide will take you to visit Koh Ker temple, the remote 10th century capital of Khmer Empire for a very brief period from the year 928 to 944 AD, located in Preah Vihear province. The temple is left to the jungle for nearly a millennium and mostly un-restored; this great archaeological site has been rarely visited until very recently.
In the afternoon, we come back to Siem Reap with visit Beng Melea temple – the largely temple overrun by vegetation and very lightly visited by the tourists, giving it an adventurous, ‘lost temple’ feel. It was built in early 11th century by the King Suryavarman II. Overnight Siem Reap.
Koh Ker temple, Beng Melea temple
After the breakfast, your tour guide will take you to the airport to connect the flight to Sihanoukville. Relax by the beach at one of the beautiful resorts we select.
- Sofitel Hanoi Metropole Legend
- Apricot Hanoi Hotel
Spend 2 additional days to relax at the beach.
Some relaxation activities are suggested such as snorkeling, island exploration by rental boats, etc...
Today, you will be free at leisure to do som shopping or relax. Check out by noon time then you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
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Nestled within private gardens and located just before the entrance of the Angkor Wat Temple complex, Angkor Village Resort & Spa offers accommodation away from the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it boasts a 250 m outdoor pool that meanders through lovely landscaped gardens and guests enjoy use of the resort's daybeds. The property offers two in-house dining options and guests can have a drink at the bar.
Angkor Village Resort & Spa is about 5 km from Siem Reap International Airport. The property offers complimentary airport pickup services.
Angkor Village’s cottage rooms feature four-poster beds and private balconies. Each room has a flat-screen cable TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Spacious bathrooms are fitted with a hot tub and organic toiletries. Guests are also welcomed with a tropical fruit platter.
Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for currency exchange, tour arrangements and concierge services. The full-service Spa Village includes saunas, hot tubs and an air-conditioned fitness room. Guests can browse items in the souvenir shop, or watch cultural performances at the on-site outdoor theatre.
The two in-house restaurants - Aaraama and Le Jardin offer a wide range of cuisines, including local, Thai and French choices. Private picnics, afternoon tea, and local cooking classes may also be arranged.
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Situated on Otres 2 Beach, Ren Resort offers an outdoor pool and a refreshing view of the ocean. This contemporary beachfront resort offers complimentary breakfast on the beach at Ren Restaurant. It is 8 km from the Sihanoukville city centre.
Each luxuriously designed room comes air-conditioned and features a flat-screen TV, minibar and safety deposit box. Some rooms offer sea or beach views. En suite bathrooms come attached with a shower.
Resort facilities include a sophisticated bar and outdoor sunbeds. The property offers free parking on-site.
Ren Resort is 6.6 km from Serendipity Beach and 7.3 km from Occheuteal Beach. It is 7.9 km away from Samudera Supermarket. Sihanoukville International Airport is 17 km away.