Start/ End: Siem Reap/ Vientiane
Duration: 6 days/ 5 nights
Tour Routine: Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat – Kulen Mountain – Tonle Sap Lake – Vientiane – Budha Park
Tour Customize: Definitely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Guide/s: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide or Other Languages depends on your Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges.
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival – City Tour
Day 2: Angkor Complex Exploration
Day 3: Kulen Mountain – Tonle Sap Lake
Day 4: Siem Reap – Vientiane
Day 5: Vientiane – Buddha Park
Day 6: Vientiane Departure
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival – City Tour
On arriving in Siem Reap, your local guide will welcome and transfer you to the hotel for check-in and a short relaxation. Later, head to West Barray – the man-made lake built in the 11th century. Then visit the silk farm which covers an area of 8 hectares used for mulberry trees plantation. Next, you will have a chance to learn about the amazing process of silk-making. Afterward, spend time visiting a historical attraction called Le Artisans D’Angkor, a school of fine art and the Killing Field of Wat Thmei. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 2: Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat Exploration (B, L)
After breakfast, begin your day at the last capital of the Khmer Empire through the Southern Gate where a skillful carving of gods and demons flank each side of the entrance. Then, explore the Cambodia charms inside the city from the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace as well as Terrace of Leper King. Feel the elegance that shown from the station face carvings of the Bayon and emerald-green temple walls, Ta Prohm.
In the afternoon, visit the pride of Cambodian, Angkor Wat – one of the wonders of the world. When you are quite tired with temples, end of the day will be the moment for your soul to relax by climbing to Bakheng Mountain or Pre Rup Temple to watch a once in a lifetime sunset view. Have your delicious dinner then explore the nightlife in Siem Reap Town. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 3: Kulen Mountain – Tonle Sap Lake (B, L)
Today, drive to the Kulen Mountain where you can climb to the mountain to watch the breath-taking scenery then visit the great waterfall and an ancient stream that retains thousands of lingams, god and deities of Hindu on the bed for more than one thousand years ago.
Next, visit an ancient Buddha statue carved, lie on a giant rock. Climb back to the town then enjoy a wooden boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake to Chong Kneas, a floating village that has everything a normal village has like school, hospital, restaurant, shops and crocodile farm. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Siem Reap – Vientiane – City tour (B, L)
After breakfast, enjoy your free time until you are taken to the airport for departure flight to Vientiane in Laos. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to hotel for check-in and a short rest. In the afternoon, begin your 6-hour tour with the first stop was Wat Si Saket, which was the main temple to penetrate the interior of the Siamese forces in 1828, which was the reason for creating the most tempest temple in Vientiane with its unique appearance to Sisaket.
The next stop is Ho Pra Keo or Wat Ho Phakeo. It is one of the most established temples of the Laos capital. It was a genuine temple whose intention was to oblige the acclaimed Emerald Buddha. Next, visit the Presidental Palace, the building of the elegant Presidential Place on Lane Xang Street in 1973. It was planned by neighborhood draftsman Khamphoung Phounekeo. In 1975, the political change took over by the socialist Pathet Lao, the building was not finished until much later. In 1986, the Presidential Palace, at last, opened its entryways and it was said as a scene for government capacities and functions.
Continue to visit Patuxai, the Patuxai Monument is a war memorial for individuals fighting for freedom from France. The monument was built thanks to American aid. The royal government of Laos instead of building the monument, the royal government of Laos has made it a symbol of the “vertical runway”. The statue was designed by Tham Sayasthsena, a Lao designer. In 1957, his designs were selected and presented by the Public Works Department, the Military Engineering Department, and several separate drafts.
The last attraction is Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang). Pha That Luang or “the Holy Spirit Stupa,” is the most sacred vestiges of Laos and symbolizes Laos. So you will see the image of the stupa on the national seal or Lao money. The high of the Stupa is 147.6 feet and the structure was built on three levels with a taking off stupa encompassed by 30 little stupas, and all secured by gold leaf to exhibit the magnificence and quality of the kingdom.
At the end of your private tour in Pha That Luang, back your hotel in Vientiane. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 5: Vientiane – Budha Park (B, L)
After breakfast, travel along the Mekong River to the extraordinary Buddha Park. In the afternoon, go stroll along the banks of the Mekong and enjoy the peaceful moment to catch the sunset, what is more than you have time to see the sunset and have dinner in one of the riverside cafés with some weird dishes like deep-fried crickets. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 6: Morning Market – Lao National Museum – Departure (B)
After breakfast, visit the Lao National Museum, displaying an interesting mixture of revolutionary and contemporary exhibits, and also visit Morning Market for a range of colorful textiles including silk, wall hangings, and other decorations. Afterward, you will be transferred to Wattay International Airport for the flight back home. Your Cambodia Laos tour from India ends.