Cambodia Classic Tours

Phnom Penh - Battambang - Siem Reap Highlights

Number of days: 2

Price from: 172$

Tour type: private tour
Departure: daily
Start from: Phnom Penh or reverse
Highlights: Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat

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  • BRIEF ITINERARY: 

    Day 1: Phnom Penh – Battambang

    Day 2: Battambang - Siem Reap


    Tour inclusive of:

    v  Private tour with local English Speaking Guide

    v  All transfers and land tour with A/C vehicle

    v  All entrance fees as per program

    v  Meals as mentioned per program

    v  Boat ride as per program

    v  Cold water and towel during the tour

    v  Service charge & government tax

    v  Accommodation based on twin/double sharing


    Tour exclusive of:

    v  Visa fee to Cambodia of USD 20 per person

    v  Local domestic air ticket (optional)

    v  International air ticket

    v  Travel insurance

    v  Drinks and meal not mentioned in program

    v  Personal Expenses

    v  Gratuities/ Tipping

    v  Other services not mentioned in the program and in the inclusion

  • DETAILED ITINERARY:

    Day 1: Phnom Penh – Battambang

    Start early today for the nearly five hours driving to Battambang. Leave the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh behind as you head north to Kampong Luong which is a silversmith village. Observe silversmiths creating ornate and fashionable silver objects. Continue with a visit to Oudong, which functioned as the former capital of Cambodia between the early 17th century and late 19th century. Nowadays Oudong still holds great significance as the three hills are home to various stupas containing the remains of several former Khmer Kings. The main stairway (over 500 steps) leads to the newest of the temples and is home to a Buddha relic. The views from the summit of the surrounding countryside are impressive and worth the climb. Continue to the small riverside town of Kampong Chhnang, enjoying a picnic lunch en route. It is famous for its beautiful landscape and local villages which produce pottery in the midst of the rice fields. Learn how the community makes pottery the traditional way and observe how sugar is collected from the sugar palm trees. Let your guide assist you with translating if you are interested to learn more about village life. Transfer onwards to Battambang and check into your hotel upon arrival late afternoon.

    Meals included: Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel in Battambang


    Day 2: Battambang - Siem Reap

    Start the day with a visit to Phnom Sampeau, which is a massive limestone outcrop that is dissected by a number of caves of which some are more accessible than others. Some caves contain unexpected reminders of Cambodia’s turbulent history.  Visit the ancient Khmer Traditional House in the village and continue to visit the Wat Ek Phnom, and explore the grounds of this intriguing place before heading back to Battambang for a well-appointed lunch at local restaurant. Continue after lunch with a transfer to Siem Reap, located about 2.5 hours drive away.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch

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  • ACCOMMODATION

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    Cost/Person

    3* hotels

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    5* hotels

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    Tour inclusive of:

    v  Private tour with local English Speaking Guide

    v  All transfers and land tour with A/C vehicle

    v  All entrance fees as per program

    v  Meals as mentioned per program

    v  Boat ride as per program

    v  Cold water and towel during the tour

    v  Service charge & government tax

    v  Accommodation based on twin/double sharing


    Tour exclusive of:

    v  Visa fee to Cambodia of USD 20 per person

    v  Local domestic air ticket (optional)

    v  International air ticket

    v  Travel insurance

    v  Drinks and meal not mentioned in program

    v  Personal Expenses

    v  Gratuities/ Tipping

    v  Other services not mentioned in the program and in the inclusion


  • CAMBODIA:

    Passports

    Passport valid for at least six months after date of return from Cambodia required by all nationals.

    Visas
    Visitors arriving by air can obtain a visa for stays of up to 30 days on arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh or Siem Reap International Airport, Angkor. Visas are also available from Immigration at the border posts of Bavet, Poi Pet and Koh Kong. Visitors are advised to check current situation before traveling. E-Visas are only valid for entry via Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport, Cham Yeam land border, Poi Pet land border and Bavet land border.
    Visa Note
    Applications by post will only be accepted through a recognized visa courier. For further details, contact the nearest consulate (or consular section of embassy). 
    Nationals flying in to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap International Airport will be able to apply for a 30-day visa on arrival in Cambodia. 

    Validity
    All visas are valid for a one month period, and visas issued by the embassy must be used within three months of date of issue. Extensions of up to one extra month for Tourist visas or six or 12 months for Business visas (which can be multiple) may be granted by the Ministry of the Interior at the Immigration Office in Phnom Penh.

    Climate: 
    Cambodia has a tropical monsoon climate. The monsoon season runs from May to November. The most pleasant season is the dry season, from November/December to April. In the north, winters can be colder, while throughout most of the country temperatures remain fairly constant. There is often seasonal flooding in Phnom Penh and the rest of Cambodia in late July and early August, and travel may be disrupted at these times.

    Required Clothing
    Lightweight clothing is worn all year. Rainwear is essential during the monsoon season.

    Travel Tips: 
    Most visits to Cambodia are trouble-free, however public order is fragile. Travelers should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks, which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners. The greatest risks to travelers are from road traffic accidents, armed robbery after dark, landmines and unexploded ordnance in rural areas.

    Travelers should be aware of the risk of robbery and other crime (including sexual offences) in Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siem Reap, particularly after dark, and take sensible precautions. Travelers should be on their guard against pickpockets and bag snatchers, especially when traveling around the cities.

    Outbreaks of avian influenza (bird flu) in Cambodia have resulted in a small number of human fatalities. As a precaution, travelers should avoid live animal markets, poultry farms and other places where they may come into close contact with domestic, caged or wild birds; and ensure poultry and egg dishes are thoroughly cooked.


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