Day 1: Phnom Penh Arrival – City Tour (L/D)
Welcome to Phnom Penh – the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial styles with French villas and large tree-line sidewalk. Pick up and transfer to have lunch and check in hotel. After the short rest you will visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver. We will stop at Independence monument and explore the National museum; a beautiful Khmer architecture building contains more than 5000 art antiques made by bronze, wood, gold, silver, copper, sandstone and others. Walk up to sacred hill Phnom Daun Penh. Last visit Central Market.
Day 2: Phnom Penh City Tour (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel, we visit Choeung Ek museum, where between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants detained and tortured at S-21 were transported for the extermination. We continue to Tuol Sleng prison now is Genocide Museum, the most secret part of the Khmer Rouge regime. It’s also called S-21 (abbreviated for Security Office 21), a Khmer Rouge's premier security camp, specifically designed for the interrogation and extermination of anti-Angkor elements.
Have lunch and then shopping around Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals. Take a cruise to see the sunset in the “Four Arms” section where the Mekong meets the Tonle Sap River before splitting into two branches.
Day 3: Phnom Penh – Free the Bears + Mini Angkor (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel, let’s lend a paw at the largest Sun Bear sanctuary in the world while being a bear keeper for the day. This program is conducted at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre 40kms outside Phnom Penh. You will get to go behind the scenes to see what it takes to care for more than 100 rescued bears on a daily basis while working alongside their keepers to prepare special treats to keep the bears happy and healthy in their forested sanctuary.
This afternoon, return to town and stop to visit Tonle Bati Lake, a popular fishing spot for the local people. Visit the nearby small picturesque Angkorian temple of Ta Prohm, the Bayon-style temple built in the late 12th century and left in much the same condition in which it was founded - unlike most of the Angkorian ruins.
Day 4: Phnom Penh – Departure (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight departure.