• CodePNFD01
  • Tour Duration: Full Day
  • Languages: English
  • Service: Private Basis
Day 01

Phnom Penh        L

Meet the driver-guide at the hotel lobby.

Start the visit with the temple that gives the city its name, Wat Phnom: located atop a hill, attended by the faithful who come here to pray and get to predict the future by many fortune-tellers.

Then proceed to the Royal palace and Silver Pagoda, so called for more than five thousand silver tiles from which the floor is formed, all enriched by the gifts offered to the royal family from all over the world.

Proceed to the National Museum, built around 1918 and totally devoted to Khmer culture.

There are wonderful exhibits on display dating back to pre-Angkorian and Angkorian, including important Angkor statuary and many everyday objects found in various areas and eras.

Drive to the Toul Sleng, the  prison museum tragic witness to the bloody regime of the Khmer Rouge and the genocide perpetrated against the Cambodian people themselves, guilty of being able to read and write, wear glasses, be teachers, doctors, professionals, speak foreign languages, it is estimated they have been tortured and killed about three million people over twelve in four years until 1979.

Proceed  to the famous Russian market, consisting of a series of intricate corridors and passages where a myriad of stalls and sellers may be overlooked and where all kinds of merchandise is displayed to potential buyers.

Lunch at restaurant.

Return to the hotel and end of services.

  • Private air conditioned transportation as per program
  • Cold water and fresh towels at disposal
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals as per program
  • Private English speaking local tour guide

  • Any kind of insurances
  • Drinks at meals (if any) and extras in general