A Travel Guide to Cambodia: Amazing Siem Reap & Battambang Tour with Excursions

A Travel Guide to Cambodia: Amazing Siem Reap & Battambang Tour with Excursions

Let this travel guide to Cambodia help you delve deeper into its historic moments. Explore the ruins, cities, and countryside like never before. Be on the untamed roads and board your first Bamboo train only in Cambodia. Read More

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Let this travel guide to Cambodia help you delve deeper into its historic moments. Explore the ruins, cities, and countryside like never before. Be on the untamed roads and board your first Bamboo train only in Cambodia.

Trip At A Glance:

Day 1: Historic Moments

Day 2: Delving into the storied pasts

Day 3: Exploring a few more temples

Day 4: The French Colonial architecture

Day 5: The Bamboo Culture

Trip Highlights:

  • Explore the incredible Angkor complex, from the famous Angkor Wat to the ancient capital of Angkor Thom

  • Discover the traditions and historic culture on the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia at Tonle Sap

  • Visit pre-Angkorian temples that date back to the 8th and 9th centuries

  • Witness the charming French Colonial architecture of Battambang

  • Ride through the immense countryside on the unique Bamboo Train

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Historic moments

Witness the historic moments of Cambodia by exploring Siem Reap, a city that sits on the banks of the Siem Reap River and is known as the gateway to Angkor. Feel the energy that Psar Chaa holds. Take the tuk-tuk rides to cover the short distances leisurely. This city is small in size but offers a lot when it comes to sightseeing. The greenery, the old-aged buildings, and the traditional vibes are a couple of things that will make you go aww. Do not miss to watch the fabulous rendition of a traditional dinner and Khmer performance. In the evening, return to your lodge for a happy sleep.

Day 2: Delving into the storied pasts

Step outside Siem Reap and you will find the dawn quiet and soothing. The melodious sound from the river, the sunset scene, and the temple contribute altogether for a visually stunning Cambodia vacation Tour that you are actually living. Get marvel by the grand entrance of Angkor Wat which is no less than a dark sandstone. The imperious temple stands at the far end of the fertile grass while kissing the sky at a height of 141 feet. Wander your eyes to spot the historic pasts of this place in the form of pillared windows, heavenly nymphs, male figures dance, and animals prance.

Day 3: Exploring a few more temples

Continue your temple journey with the Rolous Group of temples. Most of the temples are the laterite and sandstone that contributes to the stunning shine these temples reflect in the morning light against the background of verdant trees and grass. You will find some temples built entirely of brick which reflects their age. When done with the temple excursion, explore the old market in the afternoon. Explore the local market which is a home to artisan workshops. From hand-woven purses to the delectable food, you will get everything in this market. So, explore it all to buy the best of Cambodia stuff.

Day 4: The French Colonial architecture

Welcome to the second largest city of Cambodia, Battambang. The city is quite big in size but it does possess a small-town charm. The French Colonial architecture fills the city’s historic center. Leaving the bustled streets of Angkor and Siem Reap behind, you will find a sense of tranquility in this place. Pay a visit to the Governor’s Palace constructed in the early 1900s. Feel the irresistible scents of coffee and baguettes drifting through the streets. Allow this travel guide to Cambodia help you to spot the iconic façade with floral designs that looks like a building you may have seen in Paris.

Day 5: The Bamboo Culture

Today is the day of spotting the serene river in the morning light. Today is the day to witness the pale blue sky canvassing the land and the river. Today is the day to step outside of Battambang and discover the rural life of Cambodia. Get boarded to your very first Bamboo Train and be on a classic journey of Cambodia’s rural history. This one-of-a-kind Bamboo Train allows you to immerse yourself in the culture of this rural landscape.

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