2 Nights 3 Days
Destinations : Phnom Penh – Silk Island
On arrival Phnom Penh – the city keep its traditional Khmer and colonial styles with French villas and large tree-line side walk. Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, pick up by our local tour guide from the airport and transfer to check in at hotel. This evening, we visit the impressive colourful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver. We stop at Independence monument and explore the National museum, a beautiful Khmer architecture building contains more than 5000 art antiques made by bronze, wood, gold, silver, copper, sandstone and others. Overnight at the hotel in Phnom Penh.
This morning, we visit Tuol Sleng prison now is Genocide Museum, the most secret part of the Khmer Rouge regime. Leave the relics of the bad history of Cambodia we will visit Russian market, enjoy the bustling daily activities of the locals. This afternoon, we visit to the rarely visited Silk Island. From the pier, embark a boat for the approximate 1.5-hour ride, taking in the scenic landscape as we cruise along the mighty Mekong River. Here, houses are built high on stilts with workshops below for resident artisans who make their living by weaving silk into stunning pieces. We will have time to wander the village and chat with the locals. Meet the families that carry on age-old traditions of hand-loomed silk dyed in brilliant colours. Return by boat across the Mekong to Phnom Penh and enjoy sunset in front of Royal Palace at the Four Rivers. Overnight at the hotel in Phnom Penh. (B)
This morning you will be transfer to airport for the flight back home or your next destination. (B)
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