3 Days Best Things to Do in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, was once known as the Pearl of Asia before the country spun into turmoil with the mass killings by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Over the last few decades, Phnom Penh has grown into an economic center, sprawled with high rises, hotels, historical architecture, modern malls, and an incredible food culture. This 3 full days tour takes you to the most interesting and visited sites the capital Phnom Penh has to offer. You will visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum established by the Khmer Rouge regime before admiring the impressive and splendid architecture of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda and the biking at Silk Island which is all about the local life experiences through the Khmer’s villages. For a real taste of the enchanting ambience, let’s discover the lovely city Phnom Penh through its highlights.
Day 1 : Capital City Sightseeing
On the morning after breakfast at the hotel transfer to explore the capital city Phnom Pehn and this area now is top economic zone of Cambodia with commercial and politic with many tourists attraction sites and we go to see first the historical site around the city and to visit Cheung Ek Killing field that located outside the capital city Phnom Pehn that during the Khmer Rouge regime they took all the prisoners from the Toul Sleng Prison to kill in this place that is about 20 km away from the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, our professional guide will explain you more about this place to rich you more information of the Khmer Rouge Regime, it was powered between 1975 to 1979. After that transfer back to restaurant for lunch, before transfer to visit Royal Palace , Silver Pagoda as the home of the royal family and the treasure place of Cambodia and then continue to visit Independence Monument, Wat Odnaloam, Wat Phnom , it was the former of the capital city Phnom Pehn that located in the center of the capital city nowadays and then continue to visit the Russian Market and Central Market and it is the famous market in the capital city Phnom Pehn that this building was built by the France architecture in the colonial period and there are a lot of deference things sell in this market and after that transfer back to hotel.
Day 2 : Classic Around Phnom Penh Destination
On the morning after breakfast transfer to explore the most highlight attraction around the capital city Phnom Penh that there are many sightseeing around but we selected the most interesting sights to add in the itinerary and the tours start at Mekong Silk Island and Ride a bike with a private guide to a Khmer village on the rarely visited Silk Island, known locally as Koh Dach, where you’ll enjoy a demonstration by local artisans who produce small-scale silk on hand looms (Note: The total cycling distance you'll cover is approximately 9 miles (15 km) over mostly flat ground, so a basic level of fitness is necessary ). Koh Dach is a picturesque island located on the banks of Mekong River, on the upstream of Phnom Penh. It is offering a vast range of sightseeing places and historical sites and it is one of the popular tourist destinations around Phnom Penh as well as in Cambodia. You can have abundant of traditional handicrafts like silk weaving, pottery, dyeing and wood carving and can also have an insight of the local villages and the lifestyle of the villagers living near the Mekong River. And after that transfer to visit Odong that this site is one of particular interest to visitors searching to learn about early Cambodian history. Udong was home to several kings when it served as the Cambodian capital city between AD 1618 and 1866. In addition, it offers more than an exhibit of ancient history. At the top of the stairs on the left lies the city's most impressive structure, Vihear Preah Edthareus, sanctuary of the 18 cubit Buddha and then continue to visit the Buddhist Meditation Center to learn more about the Buddhism in Cambodia and there are a lot of Buddhist monks and nuns that they are learning to practice meditation and after that continue to visit the Golden Statue at at Wat Kampong Loung, it is very beautiful decoration and after that continue to visit Koh Chen island at Mekong River to visit the Silver Smith village and also visit an insight of the local villages to see the lifestyle of the villagers living near the Island. After that continue to take sunset cruise on the Mekong River to visit sunset from spectacular views of Mekong River to see the fours arms river in front of Royal Palace as Tonle Sap, Upper Mekong, Lower Mekong and Tonle Basac and after enjoy the sunset view along 4 Arms Rivers and then transfer back to hotel.
Day 3 : Stunning Exploration Attractions
On the norming after breakfast the hotel transfer to visit Buddha Kiri Cambodia is a new place of worship for Buddhists. It was built by Buddhists monks and it is a relatively new temple in Takeo Province consisting of a large sitting golden Buddha statue on top of mountain and there are 84,000 golden Buddha statues replicas perched along the pathway on each side of the mountain and after that continue to visit pre ancient temple of Angkor that located in Ta Keo Province around the capital city Phnom Penh as Phnom Chiso at Tonle Bati that is the ancient historical area of the Cambodia and it was the first Khmer capital city and after that continue to visit the twelfth centuries temple that known as Ta Prom Tonle Bati temple, this temple is the most attraction site in the Ta Kao province that there are a lot of movie company in Cambodia they filmed in this temple site and also there a lot of huge tree crowing around the temple and explore some of the oldest monastery around the temple site and you will learn more about Cambodian way of life before transfer back to Phnom Penh city.
- Pick-up & Drop-off at your Hotel
- All transfer by Car/Van/Mini Bus
- English Speaking License Tour Guide
- All entrance fee for the tours sites as mentioned in itinerary
- Biking at Mekong Silk Island
- Cold Drinking Water & Cold Towels
- Services charge and current government VAT tax
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses such as drinks at meals
- Tips for tour guide and Driver ( It depend on you )
- All other accounts are not mentioned in the above inclusion
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