2 days / Phnom Penh: Explore the capital city
Day 1: Arrival – Royal Palace – National Museum – Independent Monument
Arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport by morning fly, Greet and welcome by our local guide & transfer to the hotel for checking in (Early check in possible upon rooms available). Start to city tour, Phnom Penh is capital of Cambodia. The modern city situated at the confluence of three great rivers known as the Chaktomuk (Four faces) of the Mekong, Tonlesap and Tonle Basak Rivers. But it still steeped in history and offers several cultural and historical sites, especially, France colonial during 1863-1953. Morning we start to visit The Royal Palace including of Silver Pagoda, was built in 1866 under the French protectorate and King Norodom. Silver Pagoda named by the silver tiled floor of the Vihear).
Afternoon, we continue to visit National Museum, dedicated by King Sisowath in 1920. You will explore of many statuses from many regions of historical attraction site around the country. After visiting of this place, we go to visit the Independent Monument, monument of celebration of Cambodia’s Independence from foreign rule. Take relax with the river Front Park and sunset with boat cruise a long Mekong river.
Stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 2: Wat Phnom – Cheung Ek Killing field – Toul Sleng Museum – Russian Market – Departure (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel. This morning we take visiting at Wat Phnom, the small hill crowned by an active Wat (Pagoda) mark the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh Named. After that we drive to Killing field of Cheung Ek, located 15 Km southeast of Phnom Penh city. Name found Killing field after many of the Cambodians who perished under the Khmer Rouge regime.
Afternoon, we are going to visit Toul Sleng Museum “Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (S 21)”. This place was a high school during 1975 and became a prison and interrogation facility after Khmer Rouge Regime came to power. Now the building was serves as a museum, a memorial and a testament to the madness of the Khmer Rouge regime. Take time to visit local Makret named Toul Tompoung Market or Russian Market for some souvenirs.
End of the tour!
- Hotel in sharing Twin room basis.
- Transfers as itinerary
- Meals mentioned
- Entrance fees
- English Speaking Guide
- Free bottled water
- Personal expense