Fabulous Phnom Penh 2 Days Private Tours

Fabulous Phnom Penh 2 Days Private Tours is the most selection tours in Phnom Penh that your have experiences of the the attractions in Phnom Penh and around Phnom Penh of the Mekong Islands and to visit also the first places of the capital city of Phnom Penh at Udong mountain and the largest Buddhism center of Cambodia and more over you will have experiences of historical, cultural , traditional and daily life of Cambodia.

Duration 2 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off by private transfer
  • Tours with English speaking license Tour Guide
  • All private transfer with air-con vehicle in the tours itinerary
  • All Sightseeing fees as mentioned in the tours itinerary
  • Drinks water and fresh tissue for the whole trips
  • All services charge and current government VAT tax
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Silver Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phnom
  • Entry/Admission - Independence Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Ounalom
  • Entry/Admission - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
  • Entry/Admission - Russian Market
  • Entry/Admission - Central Market
  • Entry/Admission - Udong Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Vipassana Dhurak Buddhist Centre of Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Entry/Admission - Kampong Luong Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Mekong Island - Koh Dach
What's excluded :
  • All other accounts are not mentioned in the above inclusion

Day 1: Excursion Phnom Penh of the Amazing Sights

Stop At: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and more, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Royal Palace, Sothearos between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh Cambodia
The Royal Palace is one of Phnom Penh’s most iconic landmarks. The construction began in 1886 after King Norodom relocated the royal capital to Phnom Penh and was completed before World War I. Up until today, the palace is the primary residence of
The King of Cambodia. While parts of the palace with its golden roofs are closed to the public others like the elegant Throne Hall can be visited. Topped by a 59m-high tower that was inspired by the Bayon in Angkor Thom, the Throne Hall is used for coronations and other ceremonies. Besides the Throne Hall, visitors may also visit the graceful open-air Chan Chaya Pavilion, also called Dancing Pavilion. It was formerly used for classical Khmer dance performances. The pavilion also served the Cambodian kings as a platform to see parades passing by the palace. Today, on certain occasions, the pavilion is lit up in the evening. This creates an amazing ambiance. Occasionally the royal family still holds royal banquets and celebrations here. Besides the palace compound, visitors to the Royal Palace should consider visiting the adjoining Silver Pagoda. With its beautiful quiet gardens, it is the perfect get-away from the hustle of Cambodia's capital.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh Cambodia
The beautiful Silver Pagoda is located next to the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. With its beautiful garden, it is a perfect get away from the busy streets of Cambodia's capital. The inside of the pagoda is equally stunning as countless handcrafted silver tiles are covering the floor. The pagoda is also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha because the primary Buddha statue is made of emerald or baccarat crystal. The other Buddha is a golden life-sized Buddha Maitreya which is also known as the Buddha of the Future. The statue is made of 90kg pure gold and is adorned with over 2,000 diamonds, including a 25-carat diamond in the crown as well as a 20-carat diamond in the chest. There is also an eye-catching bronze statue, featuring the late King Norodom on horseback that visitors may admire. Besides, several stupas, also called Buddhist shrines, have been erected around the pagoda to honour the deceased members of the royal family and house their remains
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wat Phnom, Street 96 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh Cambodia
Wat Phnom : Set on top of a tree-covered knoll 27m high, Wat Phnom is the only hill in town. According to legend, the first pagoda on this site was erected in 1373 to house four statues of Buddha deposited here by the waters of the Mekong and discovered by a woman name Penh. The main entrance to Wat Phnom is via the grand eastern staircase, which is guarded by lions and naga (snake) balustrades.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Independence Monument, City Centre, Phnom Penh Cambodia
The Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958 to memorialize Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city. It is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa, of the style seen at the Khmer temple at Banteay Srei and other Khmer historical sites. The Independence Monument was designed by the Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann. It stands 37 meters tall. During national celebrations, The Independence Monument is the center of activity. A ceremonial flame on the interior pedestal is often lit by a royal or high official on these occasions, and floral tributes line the stairs. Every year, The Independence Monument is visited by foreign tourists and locals alike. Behind the monument is the Norodom Sihanouk Memorial, constructed in 2013.
Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Preach Suramit Boulevard Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Phnom Penh Cambodia
The Norodom Sihanouk Memorial is a monument commemorating former King Norodom Sihanouk located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The bronze statue is 4.5 meters tall and is housed under a 27 meter high stupa in the park east of the Independence Monument. The statue depicting the late king wearing a business suit cost about US$1.2 million and took about 8 months to complete. During the day the statue was inaugurated, public access to the statue was tightly monitored while armed military police were stationed near the statue in October 2013.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wat Ounalom, Sothearos Boulevard Sisowath Quay, Near the Royal Palace of Cambodia, Phnom Penh Cambodia
Wat Ounalom is another of Phnom Penh's five original monasteries (1422). it housed the Institute Bouddhique and library. On the riverfront about 250 meters north of the Royal Palace, facing the Tonle Sap River near the Royal Palace, this pagoda serves as the headquarters for one of Cambodia‘s most revered Buddhist patriarchs . Ounalom Pagoda, Phnom Penh is one of the major tourist attractions in Phnom Penh. With respect to the numerous pagodas, parks, monuments and museums, the city of Phnom Penh in Cambodia is an idea destination for the vacationers. A visit to the Ounalom Pagoda, Phnom Penh will render a pleasurable experience to your trip to this city.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Corner of Street 113 & St 350 History Museum, Phnom Penh 12304 Cambodia
The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, chronicling the Cambodian genocide. The site is a former secondary school which was used as Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. From 1976 to 1979, an estimated 20,000 people were imprisoned at Tuol Sleng (the real number is unknown). Tuol Sleng means "Hill of the Poisonous Trees" or "Strychnine Hill". Tuol Sleng was just one of at least 150 torture and execution centers established by the Khmer Rouge though other sources put the figure at 196 prison centers. On July 26, 2010, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia convicted the chief of Tuol Sleng Prison, Kang Kek Iew, (alias Duch) for crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and sentenced him to life imprisonment
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh Cambodia
Choeung Ek is the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge killed between 1975 and 1979 about 17 kilometers south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the best-known of the sites known as The Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge regime executed over one million people between 1975 and 1979. Mass graves containing 8,895 bodies were discovered at Choeung Ek after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime. Many of the dead were former political prisoners who were kept by the Khmer Rouge in their Tuol Sleng detention center and in other Cambodian detention centers. Today, Choeung Ek is a memorial, marked by a Buddhist stupa. The stupa has acrylic glass sides and is filled with more than 5,000 human skulls. Some of the lower levels are opened during the day so that the skulls can be seen directly. Many have been shattered or smashed in. Tourists are encouraged by the Cambodian government to visit Choeung Ek. Apart from the stupa, there are pits from which the bodies were exhumed. Human bones still litter the site.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Russian Market, Street 163 Corner of Street 444, Phnom Penh 12310 Cambodia
Russian Market is the most popular market among tourists and expats and probably the best place to pick up souvenirs. It does not look like much from the outside but when you get in you will find everything from beautifully hand carved statues, colorful lanterns and handmade silk scarves to fake bags, printed T-shirts and DVDs. Russian market is located in the south part of Phnom Penh and is known to the locals as Phsar Toul Tom Poung. The reason why it is called Russian market is because it was a popular market among the Russian expats during the 1980s when most of the western expats in Phnom Penh were Russian. It is a narrow and sometimes steamy market since most of the stalls do not have Air-conditions or even a fan, but it is still worth the visit and if you get tired you can always take a relaxing coffee at one of the cafés around the market.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Central Market, Calmette St. 53, Phnom Penh 55555 Cambodia
The Central Market is a large market constructed in 1937 in the shape of a dome with four arms branching out into vast hallways with countless stalls of goods. Initial designed by Jean Desbois (1891 Cherbourg -1971 Lorient). Construction works were supervised by French architect Louis Chauchon (1875 - 1945 Saigon) and the ingénue Wladimir Kandaouroff. It is located in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. When it first opened in 1937, it was said to be the biggest market in Asia; today it still operates as a market. From 2009 to 2011, it underwent a US$4.2 million renovation funded by the French Development Agency. The unique Art Deco building is a Phnom Penh landmark. Before 1935, the area was a lake that received runoff during the rainy season. The lake was drained and construction began in 1935. Since its completion in 1937, wet season flooding around the market has remained a problem and is vestigial evidence of the old lake. The entrance to the market is lined with souvenir merchants hawking everything from T-shirts and postcards to silver curios and kramas. Inside is a dazzling display of jewels and gold. Electronic goods, stationery, secondhand clothes and flowers are also sold. During the Franco-Thai war the market was bombed heavily by Thai aircraft, causing heavy damage, and it had to be temporarily closed. After the end of World War II the market was rebuilt in the modern style.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Phnom Penh - Udong - Mekong Island

Stop At: Udong Mountain, Udong Cambodia
Udong is a town in Cambodia, at the base of Phnom Udong Mountain, northwest of Phnom Penh. It was the site of the royal capital from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The mountain’s 2 mounds are connected by a ridge and dotted with stupas and shrines dedicated to former kings. Chedi Mouk Pruhm is the burial site of King Monivong. The ruins of Arthross Temple house a large golden Buddha.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Vipassana Dhurak Buddhist Centre of Kingdom of Cambodia, Phsadek Kom Kampong Thum, Udong Cambodia
Vipassan Dhurak Buddhist Center is the largest Buddhist religious area in Cambodia with with beautiful decoration of the Buddha history
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Kampong Luong Pagoda, NH 5, Cambodia
Kampong Loung or Koh Chen Silver Island : The villagers specialize in silver and copper smiting and make ornamental items, including delicately engraved tropical fruits, used in traditional ceremonies at the pagoda or for marriages. The tradition of clay and silver craft used to be the soul of Koh Chen village before 1970s, when the intricate crafts were nearly lost under the rule of Khmer Rouge. Until now, the long-lasting culture is still passed from generation to generation thanks to the attempt of local artisans. The work is divided clearly between men and women. They believe that men are assigned to forge while women are responsible for engraving.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mekong Island - Koh Dach, Koh Dach, Phnom Penh Cambodia
Koh Dach Silk Island : The island is famed as an important silk weaving center. The handicraft production is one of the most famous attractions for the tourists. The commune of Koh Dach involves 5 villages, known as Koh Dach, Kbal Koh, Lvea, Chong Koh and Neah village. The prominent occupation of the local villagers consists of: Planting sub-product crop such as corn, sesame, bean and banana Planting fruit tree Manufacturing mosquito net, silk sarong, phamuong, Hol, silk krama and running small businesses There are three pagodas located in the commune of Koh Duch.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide us your hotel name and hotel address for pick up that our guide and driver will meet and welcome you at your hotel lobby and after that start for the tours excursion
Departure Time :
8:00 AM
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by About Cambodia Travel & Tours

Activity ID: V-103195P25

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