16408 – Mr. Pragnesh Shah Cambodia Laos Tour

16408 – Mr Pragnesh Shah x 4 pax

CAMBODIA /LAOS                                                                                                                             8Night /9 Days

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3rd  Nov 16                                                 Reach Phnom Penhe

Reach Phnom penhe at 19.30PM. Complete your on Arrival Visa Process.  Transfer to hotel. Check in at Hotel. Have Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight at  CARDAMOM HOTEL & APARTMENT

4th   Nov 16                                                 In  Phnom Penhe

Morning after Breakfast  Visit Among the city’s prime attractions, you will start your day exploring the famous Royal Palace, built in 1866 under the French protectorate and King Norodom. Wander the National Museum, a treasure chest of Angkorian and pre-Angkorian artefacts. After the museum, scale the steps up this small hill to see Wat Phnom Temple, the birthplace of Phnom Penh. In the afternoon, you will gain insight into Cambodia’s recent history on a visit to the remarkable Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, housed in a former school that was taken over by the Khmer Rouge and used as its main detention and torture centre, named ‘S-21’. A grim but important visit that will help you to understand Cambodia better. Spend the rest of day shopping at the Central Market, where you can get a taste of the bustling daily life of local people. Try some of Cambodia’s local specialties, while appreciating Phnom Penh’s mix of Khmer & Colonial architecture styles. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight in Phnom Penh. ( B) 
Note: To see the Royal palace and silver pagoda in Phnom Penh, visitors are required to wear appropriated cloths. Guests wearing short pans (above knee level) and sleeveless tops are not permitted.
5th  Nov 16                                                  Phnom Penhe – Kampong Thom – Siem Reap 
Morning Breakfast at hotel and then depart for Kampong Thom (about 2 hr’s drive) via the central Skun District. Stop by a local village and check out fried spiders, a famous local delicacy. Afternoon continue to visit the temple of Kuk Hak Nokor, pre-Angkorian temple complex of Sambor Prei Kuk, and the stone bridge of Spean Kompong Kdei (Dragon Bridge). Upon arrival in Siem Reap, check in to hotel for rest. Local village famous for its fried spider: It is a small village called Skuon, a local village in Kampong Cham province. The Pre-Angkorian temple complex of Sambor Prei Kuk : Jump to: navigation, search Sambor Prei KukThe Pre-Angkorian temple complex of Sambor Prei Kuk was also known as Isanapura, and was the capital of the Chenla Kingdom. This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on September 1st, 1992 in the Cultural category. Spean Kompong Kdei (Dragon Bridge): Used to be the longest corbeled stone-arch bridge in the world, is one of the few Khmer empire era bridges to have survived to the modern day. Overnight in Siem Reap  Overnight in City River Hotel. (B)

6th  Nov 16                                                  In Siem Reap 
Wake up early, have breakfast at the hotel and head out with your cameras for a day filled with amazing sights and experiences. Visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom, surrounded by an 8m high wall. Angkor Thom was the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire under the reign of Jayavarman VII. Continue to Bayon Temple in the exact centre of the city. This 12th century masterpiece is a study in grandeur, its exterior gallery walls featuring extensive, superb bas-reliefs, particularly the East and South Galleries. In Angkor Thom you will see the fabulous Bayon Temple, Baphuon, the royal enclosure, and the Terraces of the Elephants and the Leper King.  Continue to Ta Prohm Temple, unlike most other Angkor temples, has been left just it was when rediscovered: a photogenic and atmospheric maze of trees growing out of temple ruins amidst jungle surroundings, making it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors. In the afternoon you will visit the famous Angkor Wat, viewing the wonderful bas-relief carvings, and the reflection of main towers in the moat. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap  (B)

7th  Nov 16                                                  Siem Reap – Lunag Prabang 
Morning after breakfast, we will visit Senteurs d’Angkor shop a home fragrances Cambodia’s wonderful culinary and aromatic heritage is their inspiration. The moment you walk into our Senteurs d’Angkor shop you are immediately struck by an explosion of the senses with heady aromas floating from every corner. It ‘s can be difficult to choose which kind of scent you prefer so you can start with an everyday indulgence by trying our coconut oil-based handmade soaps. Follow by Les Chan tiers Ecoles Artisans D’ Angkor is a workshop that teaches the unique craft of wood and stone carving in the traditional and style of classic Cambodian artistry. Les Artisan D’Angkor where young people and disable person study and do stone, wood carving as well as painting. Les Artisan: The Sculpture School in Seam Reap, which sculptures are made by local young Cambodian people. Last stop to try your bargain skill at Old Market one of the various traditional markets in the Siem Reap area and the most popular with tourists and visitors, offering the greatest selection of souvenirs and curios of any of the traditional markets. And the area around the Old Market is burgeoning with shops, galleries, restaurants, bars, massage and more. The Old Market is located on the river at the south end of the Old French Quarter. Later afternoon, you will be transferred to airport for departure flight. Sabaidee! Welcome to Luang Prabang, Laos.You are greeted by your guide and driver at the International airport for your transfer to the hotel. Overnight in LuangPrabang (B) 

8th Nov 16                                                 Lunag Prabang                                                                                             Option: Early wake-up call possible to join the locals giving food to hundreds of Buddhist monks returning from morning prayers. Take a stroll through morning market and take part in this everyday ritual.
In the morning, you will visit The National Museum, housed in the former Royal Palace, showcases many treasures of Laos’ royal past and features the Prabang, the sacred Buddha image for which LuangPrabang was named. A short drive out of LuangPrabang will take you to Khuang Si Waterfall,the multilayer falls drop several hundred feet into a series of pools. You can climb up and view the falls from above. Bring a swimsuit if you’d like to swim. Overnight in Luang Prabang ( B)

9th Nov 16                                                 Lunag Prabang –  Vang Vieng                                                                  We leave this wonderful town early for our journey southbound; we will see some breathtaking scenery enroute as we pass through spectacular countryside towards the mountainous region. We reach our destination, the small and tranquil village of VangVieng, which is nestled on a bend of the Nam Song River. Its stunning scenery with a mixture of quiet water and limestone outcrops remains unspoiled, despite recent developments with the advent of tourism. After checking into your hotel we take a wander to catch our first glimpse of this peaceful hill town. Heading 2km out of VangVieng town we explore the famous caves of Tham Jangandboating along the river. Its stunning scenery with a mixture of quiet water and limestone outcrops remains unspoiled, despite recent developments with the advent of tourism. After checking into your hotel we take a wander to catch our first glimpse of this peaceful hill town. Overnight in VangVieng at Hotel Elephant Crossing  ( B) 

10 Nov 16                                                      Vang Vieng – Vientiane
After breakfast, we leave the rich plains of the Mekong and heading south to Vientiane. Vientiane is the capital of Laos and a city of villas and boulevards. The name Vientiane translates as ‘Sandalwood City’ and although it is the largest city in the country, it is still small enough to get to know easily. When you reach the town, you will start with the city’s oldest temple, WatSisaket. Dating back to 1818, Sisaket is the most important heritage temple in terms of philology, epigraphs, iconography, historiography and architecture now standing in Laos. Thousands of Buddha images from many countries, long lost architectural styles, sculptures and paintings are all found at this temple. En route to Lao’s national icon, That LuangStupa, stop at the Patuxay Monument, known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane at Hotel Sengtawan  (B)

11 Nov 16 –                                                    Vientiane Departure
After breakfast, you drive to the outskirts of the city to visit Buddha Park, an enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures scattered in a meadow along the Mekong River near the Friendship Bridge. The approximately 200 religious images here were created by a mysterious monk spreading his philosophy on life and revealing his ideas about the universe. The park’s signature piece is a large but very flat reclining Buddha. However, the most unusual of the structures is best described as a “giant pumpkin with a dead tree sticking out its top” (Rough Guide). You enter through the open mouth of a demon head and climb up the staircases from hell to heaven, viewing the artist’s conception of life at each level of the universe, and can take in an overview of the park from atop the pumpkin. Later, we will go to visit Dao-Heuang shop which is the largest importer and retailer of duty-free goods in Lao PDR. The shop provides the largest range of top quality international goods at the best prices with guaranteed satisfaction. Transfer to the airport for departure flight .  (B) 

                                     TOTAL LAND PACKAGE COST RS.   64,350/- per person                    
INCLUDES:
05 nights  shared Accommodation  at Cambodia  in double/ triple room with  breakfast
03 nights  shared Accommodation  at Laos  in double/ triple room with  breakfast.
All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles (types of vehicles depending on the number of pax)- 5pax: van of 16 seats
Local ENGLISH speaking guides
All entrance fees (3 Days Angkor Pass) at Cambodia
Boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake at Cambodia
Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the Itinerary
Daily breakfast at hotels
02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on bus on days of transfer and sightseeing only
EXCLUDES:
×       Meals other than mentioned in the Itinerary
×       Any Air Fare
×       Visas
×       Mineral water beyond that supplied, Drinks
×      Tips
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