Cambodia is a magical kingdom that is new to the world tourists map. The kingdom is gaining popularity these days because of some genuine reasons. Idyllic beaches, paddy fields, lush jungles, vast temple ruins, and delicious cuisine describe the tourism in Cambodia. The kingdom is enriched with spectacular sightseeing spots with ancient ruins that will attract history lovers. Cambodia is the ultimate place for the history enthusiast because the so-called idyllic spots represent the rich culture and history of the nation. The country is also famous for its magnificent capital Phnom Penh, UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat complex, the nightlife of Siem Reap city, and fishing villages along the South Coast. Sabsan offers the best Cambodia Tour Package from Dubai and UAE.
Fly into Phnom Penh, the city that retains its traditional Khmer and colonial charm. French villas along tree-lined boulevards remind the visitor that the city was once considered the ‘pearl’ of Southeast Asia. Recent political changes have triggered an economic boom, with new hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs springing up across the city. After meeting with our driver (no guide), we transfer to hotel for check in. The balance of the day free for your own times in capital. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, we visit to the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver, continuing visit to National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was built since 1917 and contains more than 5000 art objects made of sandstone, bronze, silver, copper, wood and others. In the afternoon, we will proceed to visit Independence Monument, which was constructed in 1954 after Cambodian took their country back from French colony. Then continue to Wat Botum, one of the most important and original pagodas in Phnom Penh. We will stop at Central Market is located in the heart of the Phnom Penh. The Khmer name of the market is Phsar Thmei, which translates to “new market”. The Central Market was built in 1937 during the French colonial period, in Art Deco style, and is painted bright ochre. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, we will learn about the dark side of Cambodia – Its more recent turbulent and harrowing history. Initially you visit the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S21), ironically a former school, located in a quiet Phnom Penh suburb, this was the infamous Khmer Rouge prison / torture center. Once you have gained an initial insight of the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime you will be driven 15km from Phnom Penh to visit the 'Killing Fields'. This is where Toul Sleng prisoners were forcibly marched and then executed; it is now a memorial site located in a beautiful tranquil setting. In the afternoon, we take Cyclo ride (3 wheels’ vehicle), we pass through the River Front park whose scenery is much worth shooting, and continue to the only one hill in town with sacred sites called Wat Phnom before walking along Mekong River bank to see the lovely Phnom Penh city with breathtaking view along the river. Enjoy sunset cruise on the Mekong and Tonle Sap River (1 hour). Situated at the “Four Arms” where the Mekong meets the Tonle Sap River before splitting into two branches, Phnom Penh offers the ideal location to discover the mighty Mekong. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Transfer to the airport (without guide) for departure to next destination. It’s time to say goodbye, we thank you for traveling with us and warmly welcome you to come again.*This itinerary might change depending upon the flight timings / Hotel availability.
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