➤ Upon arrival, greeted with a warm welcome by our friendly tour guide and transferred to your hotel of choice.
➤ Cambodia houses the Largest Religious Monument in the World and is famously known as the Land of Temples and Towers. Explore and discover its awe-inspiring famous ruins & temples, turbulent past, laid back islands, untouched jungles, rich heritage & natural beauty.
➤ Depart for a Cruise on The Great Lake of Tonle Sap, which is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and one of the most productive inland fisheries in the world. The lake is connected to the Mekong River through the 100km long Tonle Sap River. Five provinces circle the area of Tonle Sap Lake, more than three million in population inhabit around the Lake and 90% of them earn a living by catching fish and making agricultures.
➤ Begin your adventure onboard a boat Cruising along Tonle Sap. See the Wildlife and Migratory Birds that call the lake their home Pass through, as local fishing villages go about their daily activities. You will explore the different of Khmer, Muslim and Vietnamese floating households and the floating markets, fisheries, clinics, schools, basketball course, pigsty and to a well-known floating house where you can get new experience by feeding crocodile (by own expense) and see ordinary Cambodians going about their daily life on the “Great Lake of Tonle Sap”.
➤ After lunch proceed on a Discovery Tour of Siem Reap. Said to be “The Most Beautiful Temple in Cambodia”, Wat Preah Prom Rath is unlike the usual temples of Angkor Wat which are mostly ruined, this is a magnificent temple. With a reclining Buddha inside and numerous stupas and a ship-shaped sculpture outside, which is said to be built because of the moving story of a monk using a ship to protect and transport food. There is an introduction to this story on the corridor of the temple.
➤ Thereafter proceed to Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm Shrine, meaning The Sisters Temple which is said to provide spiritual protection for the entire Siem Reap. Local legends have it that when the Khmer Rogues who were on a mission to destroy religion in Cambodia and entered this shrine and attempted to remove the statues, they were growing heavier by the second until they were unable to even move them. Aside from beliefs of its indestructibility, this shrine is also believed to bring good fortune to newly married couples
➤ Visit Siem Reap's Royal Gardens. These gardens are made up of the River Gardens and the Royal Crusade for Independence Gardens, named after the historical events, that took place when the former King and General were planning the Royal Crusade for Independence from French Colonial rule. The real draw in the garden is the vast colony of Giant Fruit Bats that lives there. Look up at any time of the day and you will see them hanging from every bough, chirping like hungry nestlings.
➤ Next visit The War Memorial monument and Wat Thmei, known as The Killing Field, a memorial housing the skulls of victims of the Khmer Rouge regime. Here you can understand more about Cambodia’s tragic history during this era.
➤ Finally stop at Cambodia's Best Duty-Free Store. Thereafter dinner and overnight at your selected hotel.