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Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Highlights in 5 days from Angkor Wat

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    Day 01: Siem Reap Arrival - Includes: 1 night at hotel, airport pickup, Local guide

    Arrival at Siem Reap International Airport or bus station, meet and greet by a professional tour guide and transfer to check in hotel, rest time free on own leisure. Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 02: Siem Reap – Angkor Wat Full Day Tour

    Includes: 1 night at hotel and breakfast, 1 day Angkor Guided tour, Local English Speaking guide, Air-conditioned vehicle, 1 ticket to Angkor, Cold bottled waters. Start with a visit to the walled city of Angkor Thom. Enter by the South Gate and be greeted by fascinating symbolic statues of demons and gods, lined up on either side of the walkway. Then, move to the Bayon temple, was built in 12th century, famous for its various intriguing smiling heads glaring down from every angle.  Continue to the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper Kings.  Then, prepare to be enchanted with Ta Prohm’s ruins taken over by the jungle trees. You will explore the most expansive of all Angkor temples, the famous and awe-inspiring Angkor Wat.  Finish with enthralling sunset views from Phnom Bakheng.  Return to your hotel and overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 03: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh by public bus to Phnom Penh (7 hours)

    Includes: 1 night at hotel, half-day guided tour to Tonle Sap Lake, boat trip, hotel pick up, breakfast, cold bottle water, bus ticket to Phnom Penh, pick up from the bus station in Phnom Penh.

    Drive 45-minutes to Kompong Phluk, you’ll travel by car (February to July) or by car and boat (August to January). Transfer to a small boat and set sail along the lake, passing stilted houses and schools, floating markets, pagodas, and fishing boats as your guide tells you more about local life, customs, and traditions. Have lunch at a local restaurant on your own account and continue in the afternoon transfer to Siem Reap Airport to take flight (optional) to Phnom Penh. 

    Day 04: Phnom Penh Full day City Tour

    Includes: 1night at hotel, breakfast in the hotel, 1 day guided city tour, all entrance fees, Local English Speaking Guide, Air conditioned vehicle.

    Breakfast at the hotel, then, head to the gleaming Royal Palace, Phnom Penh’s most stunning spectacle. Within the Royal Palace is the Silver Pagoda or The Emerald Buddha temple, where you’ll see a lavish display of Buddha statues embellished with diamonds, emerald, gold, and silver.  You will then visit the National Museum and Wat Phnom. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant on your own account.

    Learn the sobering but important part of Khmer history in The Choeung Ek Killing Field and Toul Sleng, a high school building converted into the S-21 prison.   

    Day 05: Phnom Penh – Free till departure - Includes: breakfast at hotel and airport transfer.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    • Siem Reap International Airport 
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    5 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • All activities
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • 4 nights accommodation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Wat
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Tonle Sap Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Thom
    • Entry/Admission - Ta Prohm
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Phnom
    • Entry/Admission - Banteay Srei
    • Entry/Admission - Silver Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - Phnom Bakheng
    • Entry/Admission - Bayon Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Terrace of the Elephants
    • Entry/Admission - Terrace of the Leper King
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Thom South Gate
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
    • Air ticket from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
    • Gratuities
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal expenses
    • Other not mentioned
    • Compulsory gala dinner at the hotel on 24 Dec & 31 Dec at 4 star & 5-star hotels options
    • Compulsory gala dinner on 24 & 31 Dec with 55US$ per person
    • Angkor Holiday in Siem Reap peak season surcharge from 23 Jan-2 Feb is 20$ per room per night
    • Victoria Angkor compulsory gala dinner on 24 Dec is 105$ per person and 125$ per person on 31 Dec.
    • Victoria Angkor peak season surcharge 23 Dec-04 Jan and 15-24 Feb is 30$ per room per night
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Children not recommended for visiting Genocide Museum and Killing Fields
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Only trousers or knee-length skirt/dress are permitted (covered your shoulder and knees)
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    We're on a short package tour of Cambodia starting in Siem reap. We are very impressed so far with the organised professional service from the company and particularly Sarat our lovely local guide. We've felt so welcome and spoiled. Sarat went out of his way to make sure our
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    My day trip was fun exciting and most of all, educational. My tour guide person was friendly and very interactive! I would definitely recommended booking this tour company. 5 stars +
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    By: Green Era Travel
    2,889 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Good Journey, very courteous Staff
    We had a realy nice Trip and day to the Floating Villages to tonle sap lake. Our Guide Voath and the Driver
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    Excellent trip with the best tour guide
    I and my wife have been traveling 70+ countries and Mr. Chau Touchsan is our tour guide at our Cambodia Siem Reap
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    Not to be missed
    Picked up from our hotel in a small group. Our tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It is in 3
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    Great itinerary
    The trip to Phnom Kulen is fantastic. We were able to visit several famous spots including Ring Cliff, Reclining
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    Singapore, Singapore
    Thank you Han and Green Era Travel!
    A wonderful and 'real' afternoon spent traversing the canals of Kampong. Han was exceptionally knowledgeable,
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    Geoff C
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Relaxing & Fascinating
    After the intensities of full day touring at Angkor Wat, this is a lovely undemanding morning drive down the huge
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    Singapore, Singapore
    Great day exploring Kampong Phluk and Tonle Sap
    My wife and I had an amazing day exploring Kampong Phluk and Tonle Sap lake. Our guide Choub was great and even
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    Great day out
    The whole day all in all was great. Waterfall was overcrowded but it was a weekend. Guide was great, nick named
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    Wonderful day trip
    A superb day trip to explore Angkor Wat, Ta Phrom and Bayon in detail. Our guide for the day, San, was enormously
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    Most amazing tour guide
    Myself and my son were totally blown away by the sheer scale and beauty of Angkor Wat. This was a very special
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    Amazing! A must do in the Siem Reap area!
    I loved this trip so much! I decided last minute to go on my last day in the area and I’m so glad I did. Our guide
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    Sydney, Australia
    Great half day tour with professional knowledgeable Tour Guide Choub! amazing experience, really interesting way
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    Top experience!
    Professionell guide, well prepared. Can recommend it! Soipire has done a fantastic job! He knows a lot of nice
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    Sydney, Australia
    Recommendation! definitely do it with tour guide Jose and amazing Mr Driver. both of them looking after us
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    Geoff C
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Knowledgable & Expert
    We had the pleasure of San taking us around the major temples. Not only does San know everything about the
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