Cambodia Timeless Charm

Cambodia is a mysterious destination offering a lot of things to visitors, largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, the biggest religious complex in the world… Let Asia Top Travel bring you closer to Cambodia timeless charm in 9 days. This trip is privately organized and customizable.


Siem Reap | Angkor Complex | Preah Vihear | Kampong Thom | Kampong Cham | Phnom Penh

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Day 01

Siem Reap Arrival

Welcome to Siem Reap!

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Meals: Dinner

Upon arrival Siem Reap airport, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel.
In the afternoon, we firstly start our visit to jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Early this evening, we will take the Tuk Tuk (the local transportion) to go around the town. Welcome dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap
Day 02

Siem Reap Angkor Complex

Discover the biggest religous complex in the world

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast

After having breakfast at the hotel. Around 08.00 AM: Meet the tour guide and driver in the hotel lobby. We will pay a visit Banteay Srei, constructed at the late 10th century by a Brahmin counselor under a power King Rajendarvarman. It was loosely translated to citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. En-route stop at Pre Rub (turn the body), was constructed in late 10th century dedicated to Hindu gods. This reflects the common belief among Cambodians that funerals were conducted at the temple.
In the afternoon, we will continue to visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. And then visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 03

Siem Reap – Preah Vihear

Visit Preah Vihear and surroundings

Accommodation: Hotel in Preah Vihear

Meals: Breakfast

08.00 AM: Asia Top Travel’s tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby. We will start the day by visiting the Preah Vihear temple. This temple is located at the top of a mountain range called the Damrek Mountains and lies at an altitude of 600m. The location is absolutely stunning. 
Before arriving at the temple, you will first visit Anlong Veng. This town is a rustic and rural town with a lot of fabrics and countless small local home businesses. Anlong Veng is situated by the Thai border and is also the final resting place of Pol Pot. Here, you can visit the grim past, see the house of the number two of the Red Khmer, Ta Mok, and you can visit Pol Pot’s holiday home. Nowadays, both houses are ruins. Finally, you will visit Pol Pot’s grave
Afterwards, you will travel to Preah Vihear. Along the road there will be ample opportunity to take pictures of the exceptional scenery. In Preah Vihear, you will check into the most luxurious resort in the entire province and enjoy the facilities. The drive is long and the next day, you’ll get up early enough to see the sunrise. Overnight at the hotel in Preah Vihear.
Day 04

Preah Vihear (Fabulous sunrise) – Kampong Thom

Enjoy fabulous sunrise in Preah Vihear before moving to Kampong Thom

Accommodation: Hotel in Kampong Thom

Meals: Breakfast

05.00 AM: You will wake up early and the hotel will provide you take away breakfast. A local pickup truck will bring you up the steep hillside. You’ll arrive at the temple at sunrise where you can find a beautiful spot to eat your breakfast. This breathtaking spectacle is a sight that is not seen by many. Combine the most beautifully located temple of Cambodia with an unforgettable sunrise and you will experience something you will remember for the rest of your life. 
After sunrise, you can explore the temple. The temple is a great spot for beautiful pictures. Then, we’ll descend and return to the hotel. At the hotel, you can freshen up and have lunch on your own before driving to Kampong Thom. Along the road, a few stops will be made. The roads are in reasonable condition and the landscape is deserted but magnificent. In Kampong Thom, you will check into the hotel and you can spend the evening at your own leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Kampong Thom.
Day 05

Kampong Thom – Kampong Cham

Explore the attractions of Kampong Cham

Accommodation: Hotel in Kampong Cham

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 AM: After having breakfast at the hotel, we will continue our exploration.
The Kampong Thom town and province are especially known for Sambor Prei Kuk. This is a temple complex that dates from the 6th and 7th century. This is the oldest complex in Cambodia and is beautifully located in the forests of Kampong Thom. A drive of about an hour will take you to the temples, where you can rent a bike from the local inhabitants. Together with your guide, you will visit the three main temples. Ride the narrow pathways through the forest and discover a temple, completely overgrown, around the corner. At the end of your adventure, you will visit a local picnic spot by the river where a family will serve you a delicious lunch. 
After lunch, you will return to Kampong Thom and travel to Kampong Cham. You will visit Hancey pagoda where you can see a beautiful pagoda built on a hill with a spectacular view of the Mekong River. Watch the monks and monkeys living in this temple complex. Extensive fields and rubber plantations form the scenery of today´s stage that brings us to Kampong Cham.
Day 06

Kampong Cham - Phnom Penh

Experience horse-cart and continue moving to Phnom Penh

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast

08.00 AM: In the morning we will discover the island driving. Dirt tracks join small settlements, so this is a good way to get to know the local community and their way of life. We park our vehicle and we continue our trip by horse-cart. It’s time to leave the island and drive along the Mekong River. On the way we will stop at a local market where you can try regional delicacies, like fried spider! In the afternoon we will be in the capital city of Cambodia. The rest of day is your free time at leisure. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 07

Phnom Penh City Tour

Take a full day city tour to explore the highlights of Phnom Penh

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast

08.00 AM: After having breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby.
Today you will visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then drive to visit the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transported to extermination camp of Choeng Ek.

After that we go back to the center to visit Russian Market. The Market has gained reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. Enjoy sunset cruise on the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers in Phnom Penh, it bursts into 4 branches. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 08

Phnom Penh Exploring

Continue visiting the other must-see points in Phnom Penh

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast

08.00 AM: After breakfast, you will continue your journey by pay a visit to National Museum, over 5000 objects are on display including Angkorian era statues, lingas and other artifacts. Visit Royal Palace is a royal residence now where his Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. It is like a small town of royal dynasties. 
Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh. Transfer back to your hotel, overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 09

Phnom Penh – Departure

Farewell! See you next time

Accommodation: No

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel – Free and easy till transfer to the airport for the flight departure. End of service! 




For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • Private tours with English Speaking guide
  • All transfers with our A/C transportation
  • Cold water and towel during the trip
  • Meals as indicated: 08 breakfasts, 01 lunch, 01 dinner
  • Government tax and Service charge
  • Hotel accommodation as mentioned
Trip Exclusions
  • Visa stamps upon arrival of US$30.00 per person
  • International flight ticket 
  • Peak season surcharge
  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Others not stated above

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