Phnom Penh Past and Presents (full day) – Group tour

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Tour Details

Phnom Penh is the vibrant bustling capital of Cambodia. Situated at the confluence of three rivers, the mighty Mekong, the Bassac and the great Tonle Sap, what was once considered the 'Gem' of Indochina. The capital city still maintains considerable charm with plenty to see. It exudes a sort of provincial charm and tranquillity with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. Phnom Penh is a veritable oasis compared to the modernity of other Asian capitals. A mixture of Asian exotica, the famous Cambodian hospitality awaits the visitors to the capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Highlights

  • Visit the most significant places of capital Phnom Penh including The Royal Palace, National Museum of Phnom Penh, Wat Phnom
  • Pay a visit to The Killing Fields, learn about the most painful part of Cambodia history

Departure: City Hotel
Return point: City Hotel
Schedule details: full day

  • Details Itineray

    After meeting our tour guide, 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.

    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.

    We continue to Wat Phnom is a Buddhist temple located in center of Phnom Penh ctiy. It was built in 1373, and stands 27 metres above the ground. It is the tallest religious structure in the city. The pagoda was given the name of Wat Preah Chedey Borapaut.

    On the way back to your hotel, 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. It consists of four wings dominated by a central dome, the design allows maximum ventilation. It is probably the cleanest and most airy market in Phnom Penh. The Market was recently renovated to restore its old glory. The renovation was financed by the French government and finished in March of 2011.

  • Inclusion & Exclusion

    INCLUSION:

    • Lunch as mention in program
    • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as specified
    • All activities as mentioned
    • Local English speaking guide as per program
    • Water and refreshment towels during the tours      

    EXCLUSION:

    • Tips and gratuities
    • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
    • Travel insurance