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PHNOM PENH - Classic City

PHNOM PENH - Classic City

Code: PT-CAM01

Transportation: Car, Flight,

Price: From 3,410,000 VND

2 Days 1 Night

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Phnom Penh is the vibrant bustling capital and the largest city of Cambodia, situated at the confluence of three rivers: the mighty Mekong, the Bassac and the great Tonle Sap. Inside the capital are many interesting tourist sites. In addition to the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, the Choeng Ek Killing Fields and Wat Phnom, there are several market places selling carvings, paintings, silk, silver, gems and even antiques. Indeed, it’s an ideal destination for a leisurely day tour.

 

Day 1: Arrive PHNOM PENH (L/B)

Arrive Pochengton airport, private pick-up transfer to hotel. Check in.

 

PM, visits: 

                                                           

Royal Palace: The Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings being built over one century ago to be the royal abode to the King of Cambodia, the royal family and the foreign guests. It’s also the place where take place the king’s audience, coronations and official ceremonies. The visit to the Royal Palace includes  the Throne Hall, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Stupas, a Royal Dining Hall, the Chan Chhaya Pavilion and a French-style building that was a gift from Napoleon III French King.

Silver pagoda: also called Emerald Pagoda, is located inside the Royal Palace complex. It is called Silver Pagoda as there are 5,329 tiles of silver inlaid on the floor, each tile of silver is handmade and weighs 1,125 grams. The pagoda has a cultural function and keeps precious religious objects more than a place of worship. There are over 1650 valuable objects in the pagoda. The statue of Buddha sit atop throne in the main temple is in emerald.

 

* National Museum - an excellent collection of art from Cambodia’s “golden age” of Angkor, and a lovely courtyard at the center. A main attraction is the statue of King Jayavarman VII (1181-1219) in mediation pose; other exhibits worth seeing include graceful statues of Hindu gods, ancient stelae (tablets) inscribed in Sanskrit and Old Khmer, and artefacts from a prehistoric burial site.

Overnight.

 

Day 2: DEPARTURE (B,L)

 

AM visits

 

Wat Phnom: translated as "hill temple" - is the tallest and most important temple in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. Legend relates that Daun Penh, a wealthy widow, found a large koki tree in the river. Inside the tree she found four bronze statues of the Buddha. Lady Penh constructed a small shrine on an artificial hill made by the people living in the village to protect the sacred statues. Eventually this became a sacred site and sanctuary where people would make blessings and pray.

 

* The Toul Sleng Genocide Museum - where you can walk through the prisoners’ former living quarters and see the chilling documentation of atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge.

 

* Stroll at Central Market.

Transfer to the airport for your next destination. End of services. 

 

Included


- A/C vehicle with driver.

- 3* Hotel in double / or / twin sharing basis with breakfast included

- Entrance fees

- Local English speaking tour guide

- 2* 500 ml bottles of drinking water + 1 wet tissue/ person

- Full meals as mentioned (L: lunch, D: dinner)

Excluded

 - Drinks in meal, personal expenses, tips ...

 - Visa Cambodia

- Extra charge for Single occupancy

 - International airfare and airport tax. 

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