Cambodia Beach Vacation 9 Days
9 Days 8 Nights
Siem Reap which is the hometown of Angkor Wat is among the most enormous religious memorials worldwide. We begin the trip from this city to the capital of Cambodia Phnom Penh that owns the appeal, enjoyment and peace of the province by flight. We are going to enjoy the turquoise pure water and white sandbank on the beach of Sihanoukville which is among the most gorgeous ones in Asia. It is an ideal spot for sunbathing, free diving, scuba diving and swimming.
- Itinerary detail
- Traveler's notes
The first day: reaching Siem Reap (include dinner).
From Siem Reap International Airport, you are welcomed and then taken to your hotel. After that, you do the check-in procedure.
You are going to drop in on Hariharalaya - the old locality of the Khmer civilization thriving from the late ninth century to the early tenth century in the afternoon. In Angkor regions, the initial temples are considered the Roluos cluster. The 3 ones include Lolei Temple which has the most delicate inscription and sculpture of the Roluos cluster, Bakong Temple Mountain that owns striking sculptures on the artificial head-piece and doors and Preah Ko funerary temple.
In the evening, you can enjoy the welcoming meal and admire traditional dance of Khmer. You will stay the night in this city.
The second day: an excursion from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat (with breakfast).
The first destination is Ta Prohm which is among the most gorgeous temples in this area. From the time that people explored and maintained its enigma, it is nearly unspoiled. Another place is Neak Pean fountain which is constructed in the midst pool. We are going to call on the most remote classic small temple named Ta Som that was constructed in the late twelfth century C.E. We keep moving to Preah Khan temple which King Jayavarman VII built. Similar to the former temple, the latter one has the encompassing shoulder corridors and towered enclosures. The difference is that this temple has been revived and preserved to enhance its condition. The next spots are internal brick carvings in Banteay Kdei which is encompassed by four concentric walls, the earliest whole-sandstone Takeo built in the late tenth early eleventh century internal brick carvings, Srah Srang and Prasat Kravan with the baths used in the ceremonial rite. We will stay the night in Siem Reap.
The third day: an excursion from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat (with breakfast).
In this day, we are going to drop in on Angkor Thom’s ancient capital which was built in the 12th century. We visit Bayon Temple that is famous for 54 towers with more than Avolokitesvara smiling faces, Leper King’s terrace, Royal Enclosure, South Gate which has big monuments showing the ocean milk’s churning, the Phimeanakas and the Elephant Terrace.
We can not miss out Angkor Wat the most well-known temples in Angkor Delta. Its area is about 81ha which is as big as Imperial Palace in Beijing. On the flag of Cambodia, there are 5 figurative towers of this temple. Angkor Wat which was built in 12th century is regarded as an historical art masterpiece and the prominent illustration of architecture and art of the classic Khmer. The last activity of this day is contemplating the sun going down over the Phnom Bakheng Hill’s peak.
We take a rest at night in this city.
The forth day: take a flight to Phnom Penh from Siem Reap (with breakfast).
We are going to join a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake in the forenoon time. The lake which pours into Tonle Sap River and unites with Mekong River in the capital city is the Southeast Asia’s biggest enduring freshwater one. We have a chance to admire the floating village where fishermen live along with floating police station, schools and so on. This large village is on lake and moveable according to the current and water level. After that, you are free to enjoy your time and then travel to Siem Reap Airport to take a flight to the capital of Cambodia. You are taken from the airport to your hotel where you do check-in. You will spend the night in Phnom Penh.
The fifth day: in the capital city (with breakfast).
The first destination is Royal University of Fine Arts. It is the place that youngsters study about their ancestors’ antique art. It is very amazing to see a huge number of kids making elegant motion of the national gorgeous dance. We continue to reach National Museum which is solely devoted to the carving and art of Khmer. Almost of the collections belong to the 9th-to-15th-century Angkor. The minority of them existed in the 4th century. Travelling out this city, we head to the bad-noted Choeung Ek massacre fields and Toul Sleng Jail Museum. At these sites, we will have a clear look about the Khmer Rouge’s bloody cruel control. The next spot is the Russian Market Psar Toul Tom Pong which sells all items. We stay the night in Phnom Penh.
The sixth day: from the capital to Sihanoukville (with breakfast).
To arrive at Sihanoukville which is considered as the greatest beach of this country, it takes us nearly 3.5 hours to drive. We can join several activities of the hotel and come to the beach freely. We will rest in this city.
The seventh day: explore Sihanoukville (with breakfast).
You are free in the whole day to enjoy this charming beach. Our service includes a meal in the morning and the room booked before. You will stay the night in Sihanoukville.
The eighth day: in Sihanoukville (with breakfast).
This day is similar to the previous day with the relaxation on this gorgeous seashore and stay in this city.
The last day: from Sihanoukville back to Phnom Penh (with breakfast).
Before moving to Phnom Penh International Airport to take a flight, you can enjoy the time freely.