If you have eyes on the “old world charm” and ecology, then this small landscape of Cambodia tourism is another universe that awaits you. Divided into 25 provinces, the economy of this country depends mainly on the textile and tourism industries. Speaking of tourist places to visit in Cambodia, the city of Siem Reap can be considered as the main city when we look at it from the point of view of tourism. Sihanoukville is another city that connects you to some of the country’s tourist attractions.
Tourism is a great way to explore the zeal of an ordinary person, and Cambodia will only add charm. If you are interested in finding this zeal in a dark history and difficult living conditions, then in the country of Cambodia there are answers to some questions, and here’s how. It is famous for “Angkor Wat temples”, “wildlife sanctuaries” and “distinctive culture”, where people live in a habitat close to nature and traditional practices.
Cambodia Tourism is a destination with a difference, firstly, it is economical in terms of accommodation, transportation and other amenities, and secondly, it contributes to a different type of experience when you feel like you are exploring a completely different land. This is a long-awaited break with the stereotype of routine trends. Destinations where you travel in the air, intending to land in another country, end up entertaining a cosmopolitan culture that adds monotony to your travel plans.
This is the country of “Marked Trails” in which they have developed certain zones favourable for tourists, these zones can be considered as buffer zones for cultural and tourist events. Strict rules for visiting Cambodia have been issued to tourist sites in Cambodia, but at the ground level, “marked routes” or “buffer zones for tourist activities” may make you think about these recommendations and recommendations.
Architectural attributes give Cambodia an authentic place among the most visited tourist destinations in Asia. Go through these places to visit in Cambodia, which include complex temples and palaces built during the Khmer empire. Extravagant natural locations, as well as built structures, will certainly seduce a tourist. In addition to the world famous Angkor Temple, Cambodia tourism consists of Preah Khan; another ancient temple among the greenery, Battambang Bat Caves, which are known as killer caves among tourists, the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, which properly displays the exact style of Khmer architecture, Lake Tonle Sap, which demonstrates purely natural blessings and does not miss the vibrant museums of Cambodia and war memorials.
Although the architecture created by people occupies a remarkable place in a good book of visitors, Cambodia’s natural wealth is noteworthy. Among other things, Koch Rong, Banlung, Krati, Kep, etc. give visitors breathtaking moments with their beauty. Cambodians have an equal space with everyone and everything, be it nature, animals, traditions, history, tourists.
Upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide outside the terminal and transferred to the hotel for check-in or luggage drop off if the room is yet to be ready for you. During the transfer, our guide will give you the introduction of Siem Reap City and general information about traffic, currency, shopping area and more. We will drive you around the city through Sivutha Street, Old Market/Pub Street and Wat Damnak bridge before going to your hotel so that you will be good idea about the this small city of Siem Reap. Free time at your own leisure at the hotel. This evening, our guide will transfer you to an Indian restaurant for delicious welcome dinner. Meals included: Welcome dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
7am, drive to the rural outskirt 35km from Angkor area to visit the smallest, but magnificent, Banteay Srei built in the 10th Century and dedicated to Shiva. The temple was the birthplace of Khmer classical style architecture and the bas-relief work is the best example of Khmer classical art remaining. The pink sandstone structure bears a series of striking and beautiful sculptures, lintels, pediments and friezes. Khmers say the temple must have been carved by women for the details are too fine for the hands of a man. Drive on to Chau Srei Vibol which is a small charming temple on top of a hill which hardly sees any visitors - very few non-locals have heard of it, and it is set just far enough away from the main tourist routes. Lunch is hosted at the local family, a great chance to chat with the survivor former village chief during Khmer Rouge regime. Continue to the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries. These are the earliest temples in the Angkor area and are referred to the Rolous group we visit the main one called Bakhong temple. Please kindly note that the local house can accommodate up to 07pax only. For bigger group, we will use a local restaurant instead. Meals included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch with local family Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Breakfast at hotel then visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat - one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. Back to the city for lunch. Afternoon, explore the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom. City & Bayon Its 54-tower temple is an awesome sight. At first glance it seems a shapeless mass of stone, but further scrutiny reveals a face, and then another and another until suddenly you are engulfed by the silent, heavy, enigmatic and silent gaze through half-closed eyes, staring out from a primitive and remote time. Further, visit to the surroundings of the complex including the Baphou, Elephant Terraces, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place area. Meals included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
After breakfast, drive to southern part of Siem Reap through local villages and along the rice paddy fields to Chong Kneas Floating Village where is home to hundreds of families living on the water. Embark on a local boat for about an hour to visit this floating village. You will have a chance to see the real-life of local people and see how they make for a living. Back to the city and explore the popular handicraft in Siem Reap, the Artisans D’ Angkor, where it focuses on training unschooled rural youth. Here you will have a chance to observe the artisans at work and see how the handicraft is being made. Lunch at an Indian restaurant. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Meals included: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch Accommodation: Check-out time is 12h00