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Private Tour to Oudong Mountain annd Koh Chen Island

1. Private Tour to Oudong Mountain annd Koh Chen Island

Explore Koh Chen island which is known as a Silversmith village, we will have a short walk in the village to see the lifestyle of the people who lives on this island and to see the processing of silver, cooper, brass productions. After we will going to visit the Buddhist center where will see the community of Buddhist nuns who live and spend their life in Buddhism. And then we will do some hiking up the mountain where we can see a stunning scenery from the mountain top, the stupa containing the remains of former kings and marvel at 5,000 Buddha statues. Experience to walk and see the street foods market.

Phnom Penh Small Group City Tour

2. Phnom Penh Small Group City Tour

See the highlights of Phnom Penh and learn more about the history of Cambodia, starting with the Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong. Explore the palace complex to admire the Khmer architecture on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River. See the magnificent Silver Pagoda made of 5,329 silver tiles, and hear about different Khmer kings, resident at all times, except during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Gaze in awe at the jeweled Buddha statues and the Angkor Wat-style Bell Tower. Learn about the turbulent years of the Khmer Rouge at the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum, located in a former high school that was used as the notorious Security Prison 21. See exhibits that tell the stories of some of the estimated 20,000 prisoners murdered and dumped on the notorious Killing Fields.

Phnom Penh Private Tour: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, S-21

3. Phnom Penh Private Tour: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, S-21

Explore the troubled, but fascinating history of Cambodia on a 6-hour sightseeing tour in Phnom Penh, and visit some of the city’s most beautiful pagodas and palaces, as well as the infamous genocide museum of Tuol Sleng. Following a hotel pick-up, your guide will take you to the Royal Palace, built in 1866 by the French after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong. Located on the western banks of the Tonle Sap River and Mekong River, the palace complex features stunning Khmer architecture, divided into 4 main compounds. The grounds of the Palace are also home to the Silver Pagoda, which received its name because its floor is made of 5,329 silver tiles. Learn about the Khmer kings, resident at all times, with the exception of the period when the Khmer Rouge took control in 1975. See gold and jeweled Buddha statues in the Silver Pagoda, and the Angkor Wat style Bell Tower. Then, learn about the turbulent years of the Khmer Rouge at the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum. Located in a former high school that was used as the notorious Security Prison 21, the Genocide Museum traces the story of the Killing Fields and the torture and executions that took place from 1975-79. See exhibits that tell the stories of some of the estimated 20,000 prisoners that were killed. Return to the city center for a drop off at your hotel, or a riverside café or bar if you want to take in the sunset.

From Phnom Penh: Oudong Stupas & Silver Smith Village

4. From Phnom Penh: Oudong Stupas & Silver Smith Village

At 08:00 AM, your Euro Khmer guide will pick you up from your Phnom Penh hotel or guesthouse and drive you to Oudong – home to various temples and three large stupas (places of prayer) The city, now a UNESO World Heritage Site, was home to a succession of kings – you can view the phials at the three stupas. The city’s most impressive structure is the Vihara of the 18-Cubut Buddha. 30 meter high, it is just about survived first the American bombings and the brutal regime of the Khmer Rogue. On the way back to city center, you will have a set lunch at the local restaurant (your own pay). Heading back to Phnom Penh, stop at the silver smith village of Kompong Luong.

Phnom Penh City & Oudong Mountain, Local Village Day Trip

5. Phnom Penh City & Oudong Mountain, Local Village Day Trip

- On the morning to explore the capital city Phnom Pehn, now is top economic zone of Cambodia for commercial and politic with many tourists attraction sites and we go to see first the historical site around the city to visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda as the treasure place of Cambodia and then continue to visit Wat Phnom, Independence Monument, Wat Odnaloam and it is the famous places in the capital city Phnom Pehn - On the afternoon to explore Oudong Mountain and Silver making village at river Island to get amazing land tour to Oudong from Phnom Penh! Discover the former capital of Cambodia, Oudong and explore the ancient

Oudong Mountain & Phnom Baset Private Tours from Phnom Penh

6. Oudong Mountain & Phnom Baset Private Tours from Phnom Penh

On the morning after breakfast at hotel transfer to visit Oudong was the royal capital between 1618 and 1866 before the capital was moved to Phnom Penh, several temples and stupas cover three hills. These huge stupas can be seen from miles away and contain the remains of several Khmer kings including King Monivong (1927-1941) and King Ang Duong (1845-1859). The walk up the hill over 500 steps provides an excellent exercise especially the view countryside view. These hills were also the site of some of the Khmer Rouge’s most prolonged resistance against the Vietnamese army in 1979 and a memorial to those murdered by the Khmer Rouge was built on this place and continue to visit Sontte Wan Buddhist Meditation Center is largest Buddhist center in Cambodia and it is very beautiful decoration that you must visit and visit Koh Chen, it is one of famous island along Tonle Sap river, there we will see villagers make silver and bronze products for supplying in Cambodia and export to abroad and after that continue to visit Phnom Baset to see a pre-Angkorian temple from the 8th century and a reclining Buddha. The view from the temples on the surroundings plains and rice-fields is beautiful before transfer back to hotel.

Full-Day Phnom Penh Private Tour (Tour start from Siem Reap)

7. Full-Day Phnom Penh Private Tour (Tour start from Siem Reap)

Tour require to start too early at 4:30am drive out from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh take about 4-5 hours. In Phnom Penh we will go to see: Royal Palace is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the King of Cambodia. Its full name in Khmer is the Preah Barom Reacheaveang Chaktomuk Serey Mongkol. The Cambodian monarchs have occupied it since it was built in the 1866s, with a period of absence when the country came into turmoil during and after the reign of the Khmer Rouge. The palace was constructed between 1866 and 1870, after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh. It was built atop an old citadel called Banteay Keo. It faces approximately East and is situated at the Western bank of the cross division of the Tonle Sap River and the Mekong River called Chaktomuk (an allusion to Brahma). Wat ‎Choeung Ek Killing Field is the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge – killed between 1975 and 1979 – in Dangkao Section, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, about 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of the Phnom Penh city centre. 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. Tuol Sleng Genocide is a museum chronicling the Cambodian genocide. The site is a former secondary school which was used as Security Prison 21 by the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 until its fall in 1979. From 1976 to 1979, an estimated 20,000 people were imprisoned at Tuol Sleng and it was one of between 150 and 196 torture and execution centers established by the Khmer Rouge and the secret police known as the Santebal (literally "keeper of peace"). Wat Phnom is a Buddhist temple in Doun Penh, Phnom Penh. It is a pagoda, that symbolizes the name of Phnom Penh, and a historical site that is part of the Khmer national identity. Wat Phnom has a total height of 46 meters (150 ft). The pagoda is named after Lady Penh from the story of the discovery of the five statues: four Buddha statues and one Vishnu statue. We will finish tour in Phnom Penh around 4:00pm then we will drive back to Siem Reap. When we reach to Siem Reap around 9:00pm.

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Amazing tour with my guide Mr. Sing! He was very dedicated, informed, and passionate about his job. He ensured that I had a great experience and that all of my questions were answered. He is truly an expert in his field. I would highly suggest taking this pivate tour if you want a complete understanding of the history of Cambodia with a personalized touch! Thanks for a great experience Mr. Sing!!

This tour is a great start to any trip to Phnom Penh and to Cambodia in general. Be ready to live the most intense emotional rollercoaster ever, as you’ll go from the magnificent Royal Palace to monuments that were the theater of the darkest times in human history. If you have children under 20 with you don’t take them on this tour, though. I’m an adult and some monuments traumatized me.

We really enjoyed our tour. Our guide Sophy was extremely helpful, kind and very informative. He also gave us lots of nice recommendations of things to do and places to eat in Phnom Penh after our tour. We would really recommend this tour. Thanks Sophy.

Our guide Sing was very helpful and knowledgeable on the places that we visited.he made sure that all our needs are taken care and heade us feel comfortable despite the hot weather.he surely knows his job.

Excellent guide who really brought history to life for us.