Cambodia Tour and Battambang 9 Days

Amazingly discover three favorite destinations in Cambodia. This private trip begins from Phnom Penh which ideally included the historical sites of killing field, National Museum and the must-see Royal Palace, sunset boat cruise as well as a nice cyclo ride for city highlight of Phnom Penh Capital. Connecting to Battambang where you’ll have wonderful sightseeing to beautiful and historical places, challenge the unique bamboo train along with fun to view lush countryside, and watch thousands of bats during sunset time at the famous Sampov Mountain. Enjoy the last destination in Siem Reap Angkor, witness the fantastic Angkor Wat and other fascinating Angkorian temples especially the intricately carved beautiful Banteay Srei temple, and with the impressive Tonle Sap Lake that you will observe Kompong Phluk village admired by insightful lifestyle, interesting lake-activities, boat excursion and canoe to flooded forest.

Vice Versa: Cambodia and Battambang Tour 9 Days from Siem Reap

Briefing Program

  • Day 1: Phnom Penh – Arrival
  • Day 2: Historical Sites of Phnom Penh & Sunset Cruise
  • Day 3: Phnom Penh Tour by Cyclo & Private Car/Minivan to Battamban
  • Day 4: Battambang Bamboo Train & The Surroundings
  • Day 5: Battambang Highlights & Private Car/Minivan to Siem Reap
  • Day 6: Fully Guided Angkor Discovery
  • Day 7: Sunrise, Beautiful Banteay Srei & Grand Circuit
  • Day 8: Tonle Sap Lake, City Tour & Cultural Apsara Show
  • Day 9: Siem Reap – Departure

Program Detail

Day 1 | Phnom Penh – Arrival

Meal: None
Upon your arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, you will be greeted by our friendly driver then transfers directly to a booked hotel for check in. Simply have free time at hotel’s poolside.

Overnight in Phnom Penh

Day 2 | Historical Sites of Phnom Penh & Sunset Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel.
Today our guide and driver meet you at hotel’s lobby at 8.30am then drive to witness the tragic site of Choeung Ek – the killing field that proceeded more than 20 thousands of civilians and the site is connecting with Tuol Sleng Museum – was the former school that was transformed to Tortured Prison S21. Stroll around Russian market for shopping.

Enjoy yummy Khmer set lunch Bopha Titanic Phnom Penh by Phnom Penh Riverside.

Afternoon, we go for a guided tour at the National Museum, the world’s most important collection of Cambodian antique sculptures and carvings. Next, continue to visit Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding place of Phnom Penh Capital. Return hotel refreshment and short break.

Evening, we head to Phnom Penh’s Riverside then get on board and enjoy a welcome cocktail while the boat is slowly cruising along Mekong & Tonle Sap, watch the sunset fading at horizon. Disembark and return hotel.

Overnight in Phnom Penh

Day 3 | Phnom Penh Tour by Cyclo & Private Car/Minivan to Battambang

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel.
We leave hotel at 8.00am to challenge of cyclo ride (rickshaw) along riverfront for fantastic morning highlight of Phnom Penh Capital toward Independent Monument where we stop to capture some beautiful photos before resuming the ride to stroll around central market to see bustling local trades. Finished the cyclo ride at Royal Palace, we walk to visit The Royal Palace – a complex of buildings which are served as the royal residence for the King of Cambodia, admired by impressive Silver Pagoda with over 5000 solid silver tiles and other Royal Stupas, shrines, monuments etc.

Afternoon, we make the journey with 5 hours to Battambang Province, drive passing beautiful rice paddies dotting with palm trees. On the way, we make a visit at Silver Smith Making Village where we observe the locals making silver handicrafts then we stop at Kampong Chhnang’s local village where we learn from people producing pottery and ceramic items to generate their daily income. Check in into a booked hotel in Battambang and have your own free time.

Overnight in Battambang

Day 4 | Battambang Bamboo Train & The Surroundings

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel.
We set off at 8.00am to experience some fun on the famous bamboo train in Battambang, cruising on the track of the train rail while enjoying the highlight of rural landscape. Continue to wander around the infamous Prohoc market “Fermented Fish Market”, observe rice paper making, have chances to try the taste of Cambodian rice wine and learn how it is made before drive to visit ancient temple of Wat Ek Phnom – an Angkorain temple built in the 11th century.

Enjoy lunch at a selected local restaurant.

Afternoon, continue our journey to visit traditional wooden house which was built a century ago during French Era and have a short tour that reveals a very interesting background regarding to its history. We will stroll at Battambang winery (with grape wine tasting) before heading to Phnom Sampov where you enjoy the active walking at the top of the mountain to witness the killing caves and visit hidden caves of Battambang. Next, we wait at hillside to watch thousands of bats flying back to their caves in the red sky while the sun is setting down.

Overnight in Battambang

Day 5 | Battambang Highlights & Private Car/Minivan to Siem Reap

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel.
This morning we will have Battambang City tour, start with the market of Phsar Nat with interesting local trades and have chances to taste some of local snacks then we go for the fascinating highlights of Khmer & French architectures, National Bank and the old bridge that was built more than a hundred year ago. Continue to visit the most popular Ta Dumbang Statue with an interesting legendary and now become the religious site for praying to have happiness and good luck in life.

Return hotel for check out. We drive (3 hours) to Siem Reap Province, we stop at a road side for chances to dare of sampling deep-fried crispy insects including crickets, grasshoppers etc. Check in at a booked hotel in Siem Reap and have your own free time.

*Note: Angkor Silk farm is available for a visit on the way. Please talk to our tour guide if you want to observe the silk processing as well as browser unique silk products at Angkor Silk Farm.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 6 | Fully Guided Angkor Discovery

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel.
We’re journeying out of hotel at 8.00am the South Gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces that religiously represents compassion, sympathy, equanimity and charity. Stroll around Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king and terrace of elephant. Resume the journey to visit Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning, amazing tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed.

Enjoy Khmer set lunch at a selected local restaurant near temple.

Afternoon, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest unrivaled monument in the world. Built by Suryavarman II in 12th Century, Angkor Wat is considered as one of the top destinations in Asia and is a must-see in your lifetime. Learning from your tour guide the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia.

Note: Visiting beautiful sunset is available at Phnom Bakheng, please speak to our tour guide to manage this for you. This is a hiking up (Approx. 30 minutes/way) to the hill and it’s always touristy or skip it if you feel tired.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 7 | Sunrise, Beautiful Banteay Srei & Grand Circuit

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel.
We start the tour at 5.00am then drive within Angkor jungle toward the magnificent Angkor Wat where we wait to watch the spectacular sunrise over Angkor Wat towers and capture its beautiful sunrise reflection at the lotus pond.

Return your hotel for breakfast then leave hotel again to stroll at Preah Dak village to observe local people making the famous steaming-rice cake which hides coconut milk inside that you have a chance to grab a few bites before continuing to unlock the intricately carved, beautiful red-pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei – considered to be a Jewel of Khmer art which features elaborate decorations and its finest details. These factors have made the temple extremely popular with tourists, and have led to its being widely praised as a “precious gem”.

Enjoy Khmer set lunch at a selected local restaurant near temples.

Afternoon, we head out to visit 12th century Banteay Samre temple in good condition then go to explore some Angkorian temples located in the Grand/small Circuit such as Ta Som, Neak Pean (Coiled Serpents), Preah Khan (Royal Sword), Banteay Kdei and Srah Srang (The Royal’s Basin).
*Please be aware that there are a lot of available temples within grand circuit for visiting. Flexibly depends on your interest and how you feel whether you want to skip or continue.

Return hotel and simply have your own free time.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 8 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Tour & Cultural Apsara Show

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel.
We set off hotel at 8.30am for countryside sightseeing along with a visit at local market to see interesting trades before resuming our journey to Kompong Phluk village of Tonle Sap Lake. We process to take a boat trip along canal toward the centre of Kompong Phluk then the boat slows down to let you enjoy the surrounding admired by amazing houses atop high poles, come across the highlight of fishing activities as well as see people selling fruits/vegetable/meats on their boats, you sometimes see kids in their student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home then we embark on a canoe to explore the pleasant mangroves, enjoy the serenity while taking picturesque photos and you may see a few waterbirds. Continue by our main boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap, learn from your tour guide about Tonle Sap ecosystem and its rich biosphere reserve.

Afternoon, we go for guided orientation at the finest Artisan Angkor wood/stone carving center which displays various defined handicrafts and silk products, continue to stroll around old market to see interesting daily trade as well as bargaining for local handmade products, paintings, lacquers, carvings, clothes, traditional crafts and so on, and you can also go to Royal Residence Garden for walking and breathtaking.

Evening around 6.15pm, we leave to enjoy delicate Khmer set dinner followed by traditional Apsara dance performance at a selected local restaurant.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 9 | Siem Reap – Departure

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel.
Simply enjoy the rest of free time in Siem Reap before our team picks you up from hotel’s lobby and transfers to Siem Reap Angkor International Airport for your flight to the next destination.

*Thank You and Goodbye to Beautiful Cambodia

Request Quotation

  • Stay, City/Region
    • 2 nights in Phnom Penh
    • 2 nights in Battambang
    • 4 nights in Siem Reap
  • Recommended Hotels in Phnom Penh
    • Home Chic Hotel 3*
    • Ohana Phnom Penh Palace Hotel 3*
    • Sun and Moon Urban Hotel 4*
    • Baitong Hotel & Resort 4*
    • The Pavilion Hotel 4*
    • Palace Gate Hotel & Resort 5*
    • Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh 5*
    • Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra 5*
  • Recommended Hotels in Battambang
    • Moloppor Villa 3*
    • Classy Hotel 3*
    • Maisons Wat Kor 4*
    • Battambang Resort 4*
    • Cambana La Rivière Hotel 4*
  • Recommended Hotels in Siem Reap
    • Ladear Angkor Boutique Hotel 3* Plus
    • Sokkhak Boutique Resort 4*
    • Angkor Village Hotel 4*
    • FCC Angkor by Avani 4*
    • The Embassy Angkor Resort 5*
    • Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra 5*
    • Anantara Angkor Resort 5*
  • Package Included

    › Stay in double or twin room share
    › Breakfast is provided by hotels
    › Lunch & dinner are mentioned
    › Experienced local English speaking tour guide
    › Round trip airport/bus/boat transfers
    › Traveling in air conditioning car/minivan
    › All entrance fees per program
    › Sightseeing & tour activities per program
    › Boat excursion and canoe
    › Sunset boat cruise
    › Mineral bottled water & fresh tissue

  • Package Not Included

    › Cambodia visa
    › International/domestic flights
    › Airport taxes/stamping fees
    › Any travel insurances
    › Drinks and personal expenses
    › Luggage handling
    › Tipping & gratitude for guide/driver
    › Meals are not mentioned
    › Single supplement surcharge
    › Early check in and late check out
    › Peak seasons (To be advised)
    › Compulsory gala dinner on 24th/31st Dec

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