Sunrise at Angkor Wat is the highlight of today itinerary. You may choose to rise early today to catch the sun rising from behind Angkor Wat’s five carved towers - after being awed you return to your hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast it is time to further discover the magnificent Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious building. After lunch you take a short 15km drive to Phnom Krom the large hill that looms closer, and enjoy a relaxing cruise on the on the Tonle Sap lake, the largest lake in South East Asia. You will see the traditional floating village of Chong Kneas and witness the residents going about their daily life - it is quite a sight seeing a whole bamboo village complete with homes, gas stations, schools, hair dressers, and even karaoke bars floating on a lake. On the way back to Siem Reap you will call in at Artisans d’Angkor, an interesting boutique workshop where you can observe young Cambodians learning traditional Khmer handicraft techniques, such as stone & wood carving, and lacquering & gilding - a great opportunity for last minute quality souvenirs. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Enjoy the day at leisure before your transfer back to Phnom Penh.
If time permit, you could request for optional tour to visit the most favourite sight of Cambodia Capital as Royal Palace, Independent Monument, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S21). These city landmarks will bring you an overall view about Cambodia History, his past and present. Stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Enjoy the local food and coffee at hotel breakfast; in the same time review all the photos of you with Cambodia to record the best memories about this mystical kingdom. Then take the private car for airport dropping-off. Wish you a safe journey home or to the next destination. See you very soon!
Distance: Airport - Phnom Penh central: 10 km or 35 minutes driving