Day 1: Phnom Penh – Battambang (L,D)
Pick up at your hotel in Phnom Peng and depart for
Battambang by overland transfer (290 km. 4-5 hrs drive).
Stop at the Silversmith village, see the pottery
manufactories in Kompong Chhnang and visit also a fish
Lunch at local restaurant along the way.
Arrive in Battambang, and check-in at the hotel. Walk
through the town to discover its beautiful colonial
architecture. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at
Day 2: Battambang (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel.
Drive along the picturesque Sangker River to Wat Slaket
Pagoda, the residence of the provincial Buddhist patriarch
Continue to visit Wat Ek Phnom. Visit a market where Prahoc,
the Cambodian fish paste, is made. Lunch at local
Visit the Provincial Museum (closed on Saturdays / Sundays)
and the local market. Drive to Phnom Banon, with its five
sandstone towers on top of a hill and enjoy a magnificent
view of the surrounding plains until sunset. Dinner at local
restaurant.Overnight at Teo Hotel**
Day 3: Battambang - Siem Reap (by boat) (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel.
Travel by boat to Siem Reap along the Sangkar River; enjoy
unspoiled landscapes and traditional daily-life scenes. Stop
at Cheur Khmao Pagoda, “Black Wood Pagoda”, in Bak Prier
floating village and cross the Biosphere Reserve and the
floating villages of Prek Tuol
Picnic lunch on board.
Continue by boat across the Tonle Sap lake to Chhoeung Kneas
floating village. Arrive at Siem Reap port and transfer to
Siem Reap town.
Note: Best period of the year to do this tour is from August
to February. In the remaining months the water level of the
river will be too low, which will extend the navigation time
or even make the tour impossible.
Transfers and tours with local English or French speaking guide. 1 FOC
based on 15 paying pax minimum, accommodation in shared twin rooms at
indicated hotels or similar, meals as specified in the program
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), entrance fees, service charges, room
tax and baggage handling.
Pre-post arrangement; travel insurance, visa, other meals, personal
expenses; hotel in Siemreap