Half Day Phnom Penh City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cambodia
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Tour description

Phnom Penh is a graceful capital that was once known as the ‘Pearl of Asia’.  It is a timeless throwback to an older Asia.  The riverfront area remains one of the most attractive in the region and is perfect for a morning tour. This half day private tour will take you to its most essential landmarks and locations with an English speaking guide, so you can absorb as much of the culture as possible. Our city tour starts with a visit to the famous Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda where you can marvel at the royal family's home and its intricate architecture and design.Continue to the National Museum, a treasure chest of Angkorian and pre-Angkorian artifacts. After the museum, we will scale up the steps of a small hill to see Wat Phnom Temple, the birthplace of Phnom Penh.

07:30 AM – Assemble at the hotel lobby for pick up 08:00 AM - Arrive at Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda for First Stop Highlights: Visit Royal Palace compound, the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style palaces. Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha status that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. 10:00 AM – Second Stop: National Museum Highlights: National Museum the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was built since 1917 and contains more than 5000 art objects made of sandstone, bronze, silver, copper, wood and others. 11:30 AM – Third and Last Stop: Wat Phnom and additional photo stop at Independence Monument Highlights: The next destination is Wat Phnom , the only one hill in town with sacred sites. Climb the stairs to the top of the hill for fabulous views of the city below. End of Tour

What's included

  • Car, Guide, and Bottled water

What's not included

  • All entrance and lunch Gratuities (optional)