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Discover the ancient capital of Oudong on a 6-hour tour from Phnom Penh, and see impressive Khmer architecture that reflects the glory days of Cambodia. Admire the ruins of the royal necropolis, and climb the stairway for panoramic views from the Oudong Moutain before cruising on the Tonle Sap River for exploring the authentic riversides life.
Between 08:00 – 08:30, our guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Oudong. It was once Cambodia's capital, but when that title relocated to Phnom Penh the area of Oudong returned to simpler life composed largely of small villages, rice farmers and palm wineries. impressive stupa. On the way you will see the lifestyle of living from the city to the rural area. En route, we will stop to visit Kompong Luong village, famous for its silverwork You then can watch silversmiths working away, squatting on the floor of their houses built along the quiet Tonle Sap. The craftsmen welcome customers and are more than happy to negotiate prices for their ready-made wares or accept custom-made orders.Upon arrival at Oudong, we visit Vipassana Dhura Buddhist Meditation Center, where you will be explained about Vipassana Dhura (Insight Meditation). Don’t miss out the impressive Jade Buddha, embalmed monks and the walls telling lots of stories about the detinations. After that, we climb the stairway of the impressive stupa to enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. You will be impressed by the Khmer architecture sprinkled across 2 ridges of the foothills of the Udong mountains. Spend some time to take the panoramic views before descending and heading to a local picnic area for lunch. Have time for relaxing after lunch. From Phnom Penh to Udong, learn the authentic riversides life, the stunning overview on countryside and river as you cruise across Tonle Sap River. Arrice in Phnom Penh, we will travel back to your hotel. The tour ends around 17:00.
- Local English speaking guide
- Tours and transfer as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle and by wooden boat
- Lunch at a local picnic site
- Bottled water and cold towels
What's not included
- Other drinks and personal expenses
- Tips for guide, driver & boat crew
- Services not mentioned.
- Personal travel insurance
- Any other items not mentioned
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences