Best One Day Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
Tour End city: Phnom PenhBook the Tour is at your side
[yes] Private A/C Car
[yes] English speaking Drivers
[yes] Parking Lots Fee
[yes] Refreshment Drink & cold towel
[yes] Sunset Boat Cruise
[no] Entrance fees
[no] Meals During Sightseeing Tour
Our journey begins at 7.45 AM, where we will meet at our
designated meeting point.
Our first stop is the magnificent Wat Phnom, an extraordinary
religious sanctuary perched atop the highest hill in Phnom Penh city.
As you ascend the hill, you'll be greeted by the mesmerizing sight of
this majestic temple. It's fascinating to note that the very name
"Phnom Penh" was derived from this sacred hill. Originally known as
Wat Phnom Duan Penh, the temple's name was a tribute to its
founder, a grandmother named Duan Penh. Over the years, the
name gradually transformed into "Wat Phnom" becoming
synonymous with this iconic Buddhist temple.
Standing proudly at a height of 46 meters (150ft), Wat Phnom offers
breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding cityscape. Its
tranquil ambiance and exquisite architectural details make it a truly
enchanting place to explore. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship,
immerse yourself in the serenity of the temple grounds, and uncover
the fascinating stories and legends that surround this spiritual haven.
As we delve deeper into the captivating history and vibrant culture of
Phnom Penh, our journey will continue to unveil more remarkable
treasures. Stay tuned for an extraordinary itinerary that will take you
on an unforgettable exploration of Phnom Penh's captivating sights
and hidden gems. Prepare to be immersed in the rich tapestry of
Cambodia's past and present, guided by our expert team of drivers
and local insiders.
Embark on the second leg of our remarkable tour as we transport
you to the prestigious Royal Palace and the awe-inspiring Silver
Pagoda. Get ready to be enthralled by the grandeur and splendor
that awaits within the walls of this magnificent complex.
As we arrive at the Royal Palace, you'll be greeted by its majestic
entrance, adorned with intricate carvings and vibrant colors. Step
into a world of regal opulence and immerse yourself in the rich
history of Cambodia's monarchy. The Royal Palace serves as the
official residence of the King of Cambodia and is a testament to the
country's enduring royal legacy.
Marvel at the exquisite architecture of the palace's various buildings,
each intricately designed and meticulously crafted. Admire the
harmonious blend of traditional Khmer architecture with French
colonial influences, creating a captivating visual tapestry. From the
ornate Throne Hall to the mesmerizing Moonlight Pavilion, every
structure within the palace complex tells a story of power, grace, and
Within the Royal Palace grounds lies the resplendent Silver Pagoda,
known for its breathtaking collection of precious artifacts and
religious treasures. Step inside this sacred sanctuary, also known as
the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and be mesmerized by the
opulent display of silver tiles that give the pagoda its name. Witness
the radiant beauty of the Emerald Buddha, an exquisite statue
adorned with over 9,000 diamonds, showcasing the meticulous
craftsmanship of Cambodian artisans.
As you wander through the serene courtyards and lush gardens, feel
the palpable sense of tranquility that permeates the air. Your
knowledgeable guide will unveil the stories and legends behind each
architectural marvel, allowing you to delve deeper into the cultural
significance and historical importance of these sacred sites.
Capture the beauty of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda through
your lens, preserving these cherished memories for a lifetime.
Immerse yourself in the regal atmosphere and appreciate the rich
heritage that has shaped Cambodia's identity.
Our journey continues to the renowned National Museum, a
captivating haven of art and history.
Delve into the depths of Cambodia's cultural heritage as you explore
the remarkable collections housed within this architectural gem.
Marvel at the vast array of ancient artifacts, sculptures, and
treasures that provide a glimpse into the country's glorious past. Let
the captivating exhibits transport you to a bygone era and enrich
your understanding of Cambodia's rich artistic legacy.
Join us as we unlock the secrets of the National Museum and
uncover the hidden stories that lie within its hallowed halls.
After a delightful lunch break, our journey takes a somber turn as we
pay a visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.
Formerly a high school turned into a notorious prison during the
Khmer Rouge regime, this haunting site stands as a poignant
reminder of Cambodia's tragic past. Walk in the footsteps of history
as you explore the preserved cells, view heart-wrenching
photographs, and listen to survivor stories that shed light on the dark
chapters of the country's history. Experience the solemn atmosphere
and gain a deeper appreciation for Cambodia's resilience and the
importance of preserving the memory of those who suffered.
Prepare to embark on an emotional journey as we delve into the
depths of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.
From the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, our tour continues to the
haunting Killing Fields, a place of great significance in Cambodia's
Here, we witness the stark reality of the Khmer Rouge regime's
atrocities. As we arrive at this solemn site, you'll be guided through
the memorial grounds, where countless innocent lives were tragically
lost. Pay your respects at the memorial stupa, which houses the
remains of victims, and listen to powerful narratives that unveil the
harrowing stories of those who perished. Walk among the peaceful
fields that now stand as a solemn reminder of the past, and reflect
on the resilience of the Cambodian people. This profound experience
at the Killing Fields is a testament to the strength and spirit of a
nation that has endured unimaginable hardships.
Indulge in a vibrant shopping experience as our tour takes you to the
renowned Russian Market or Central Market.
These bustling markets are a treasure trove of unique handicrafts,
exquisite jewelry, traditional clothing, and an array of souvenirs to
take home. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you browse
through the colorful stalls and interact with friendly local vendors.
Whether you're searching for a special memento or simply want to
immerse yourself in the local culture, the Russian Market or Central
Market offers a delightful shopping adventure. Discover hidden
gems, negotiate prices, and embrace the rich tapestry of Cambodian
craftsmanship. From intricate carvings to intricate textiles, you'll find
a wide array of authentic products to suit every taste. Shop to your
heart's content and bring home a piece of Cambodia's vibrant culture
Unwind and marvel at the enchanting beauty of Phnom Penh's rivers
as you embark on a captivating sunset boat cruise.
Feel the gentle breeze on your face and take in the breathtaking
panoramic views as we sail along the majestic Mekong, Basac, and
Tonle Sap rivers. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden
glow across the water, you'll be immersed in a serene and magical
Savor the tranquility as you glide past picturesque landscapes, with
traditional fishing boats dotting the riverbanks and lush greenery
framing the scenery. Capture stunning photos of the city's iconic
landmarks from a unique perspective and let the soothing sounds of
the water lull you into a state of pure relaxation.
As the city lights begin to twinkle, painting the evening sky, our
knowledgeable guide will share captivating stories and insights about
Phnom Penh's rich history and culture. Sit back, unwind, and let the
enchanting ambiance of the river embrace you.
Indulge in a delectable selection of local snacks and refreshing
beverages on board, adding a touch of culinary delight to your river
cruise experience. Whether you choose to unwind in the cozy indoor
seating area or bask in the open-air deck, you'll be treated to an
unforgettable journey along Phnom Penh's rivers.
As the boat gracefully navigates the waters, enjoy the company of
fellow travelers, exchange stories, and create cherished memories.
The sunset boat cruise along the Mekong, Basac, and Tonle Sap
rivers is the perfect way to conclude your Phnom Penh adventure,
leaving you with a lasting impression of the city's beauty and charm.
Embrace the tranquility, immerse yourself in the captivating scenery,
and let the soothing rhythm of the river transport you to a state of
blissful contentment. Join us on this unforgettable sunset boat cruise
and experience the magic of Phnom Penh's rivers at twilight.
Back to your hotel to end of the today tour
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