The Ancient and The Modern (7days)
FROM: $596
US$ 704 per person (based on a group of 2 people)
US$ 605 per person (based on a group of 4 people)
US$ 596 per person (based on a group of 6 people)

Code: CTHCH0007
Tour Style: Culture & History
Duration: 7 days
Difficulty Comfort Exclusivity

 Experience the excitement of the capital Phnom Penh, and watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.

Visit the centrepiece of Cambodian history, Angkor Wat, the world’s largest ceremonial structure with an astounding array of beautiful bas-reliefs and ornate carvings. You can’t help but feel the kindness and compassion on the faces of Bayon as they smile down at you. Explore the bustling city of Phnom Penh, and learn about the dark past of the Khmer Rouge regime.


  • Brief itinerary:

Day 01: Phnom Penh - Arrival and free day 
Day 02: Phnom Penh - City Tours 
Day 03: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap, Angkor & Sunset 
Day 04: Siem Reap - Angkor - Floating Village 
Day 05: Siem Reap - Angkor & Angkor Sunrise 
Day 06: Siem Reap - Free Time 
Day 07: Siem Reap - Departure


  • Trip Grade:

Easy - Suitable for travellers with an average level of fitness and independent mobility.

 Day 01: Phnom Penh – Arrival

On arrival in Phnom Penh you will be met by our representative. You will then transfer to your hotel for check in. Then you have free time to explore Phnom Penh on your own by local transport (motor or tuk-tuk).


Overnight in Phnom Penh 


Day 02: Phnom Penh City Tours
After breakfast at the hotel, you visit Toul Sleng Museum, the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, as well as Wat Phnom. Later In the afternoon you will see the National Museum with many ancient Angkor artefacts, and go shopping at the Central Market and the famous Russian Market.


Overnight in Phnom Penh
Breakfast and Lunch included.


Day 03: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap - Angkor Temples

Flight from Phnomh Penh to Siem Reap

K6 101 at 0730AM/0815AM

K6 103 at 0855AM/0940AM

K6 105 at 1130AM/1215PM (Depending on the availabilty)

After breakfast, we take a short flight to Siem Reap, the land of Angkor. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel for check in. Exploring the magnificent wonders of the world of Angkor Wat will take all afternoon. In the evening you can enjoy the spectacular sunset from the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng.


Overnight in Siem Reap 
Breakfast and Lunch included.


Day 04: Siem Reap - Angkor Temples – Floating Village
After breakfast, it’s off to explore some of the many other temples in this area. We visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom - The South gate, Bayon, Baphuon, the Terraces of the Elephants and the Leper King. Next it’s on to one of the most photographed temples of Angkor, the jungle temple of Ta Prohm, with is dramatic overgrowth of trees and vines. It has become famous more recently for its use as a location in the Tomb Raider movies. In the afternoon we take a boat trip to see the amazing floating village on the Tonle Sap Lake and in the evening we enjoy dinner and relax watching the graceful Apsara dance performance depicting the Khmer mythology.


Overnight in Siem Reap hotel
Breakfast and Dinner included.


Day 05: Siem Reap Angkor - Arts & Crafts, Silk Farm
For those who would like to experience a truly spectacular sunrise, today is your chance to get up early and watch the sun come up over Angkor Wat then return to your hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast at the hotel, we visit the workshop of the Artisans d’Angkor to see the craftsmen and women at work. You will have plenty of opportunity to browse the arts and crafts gift shop. Then it’s on to the Angkor Silk Farm and the chance to do a little more shopping in support of the local community. In the afternoon, we drive out through the idyllic countryside to visit the Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre temples. The name Banteay Srei means “Citadel of Women” and it is constructed of pink sandstone with truly outstanding, ornate stone carvings.


Overnight in Siem Reap 
Breakfast included.


Day 06: Siem Reap - Free Day 
Breakfast in the hotel, and then you have a free day for leisure activities, or to take one of the many optional tours available.


Overnight in Siem Reap 
Breakfast included


Day 07: Siem Reap Departure 
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time until time for transfer to your departure point.

Breakfast included 

* To be noted for checkout time at 12:00 noon




We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina particularly, hotel price makes up most of the cost of your holiday in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. All of our prices are calculated on a twin-shared basis. As a guide, Travel Loops defines hotel grades as follows:


>>Superior Level (3 star hotels in good locations): > 60 USD/room/night
>>Deluxe Level (4 star hotels): > 110 USD/room/night
>>Luxury Level (5 star hotels): > 180 USD/room/night.


Price based on twin shared accommodation.
Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
More people means more discount. Please enquire for more details

Tour prices based on superior level (3 Star Hotel)



Group Size Price Per Person In USD based on twin / Double roon share
6 People  US$ 596 per person
4 People  US$ 605 per person
2 People  US$ 704 per person


1. Entrance Fees.
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.


2. Meals.
All meals as specified in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).

When the meals are not included in the program, our guides will be more than happy to recommend one from our list of approved restaurants. While not always possible, we endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Asian breakfasts are available; however, there may be occasions when only an Asian-style breakfast is available in some of the more remote locations.


3. Flights, Private Transfers & Airport Pick-up and drop-off.
Domestic flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap with tax, Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as mentioned in the itinerary).


4. Professional Tour Guide.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city and will remain with you throughout your stay in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.


5. Accommodation.
Hotel costs are based on double occupancy of one twin room. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Asian breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless otherwise specified.


6. Airport Tax, Fuel Fee, Service Charge & Government Taxes.


7. Arrangements Fees.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.


1. International Airfares.
Any International flight or train tickets and tax.


2. Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar,Thailand or Laos Entry Visa Fees.


3. Excess Baggage Charges.
Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carry-on baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20 cm x 40 cm x 55 cm.


4. Personal Expenses.
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as Tips and gratuities, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals that are not included in the tour itinerary.


5. Meals.
Any meals that are not specified in the tour itinerary.


6. Single Room Supplement.

7. Travel Insurance.

8. Payment fees

 The hotels listed below are just our suggestions offering the best value for this trip according to the hotel category chosen., but Travel Loops also offers more options to cater for different grades, personal taste, and budget. Please let us know if you have any specific choice of hotels, or personal preferences/requirements.

Note: Our first choice for each level of accommodation has been highlighted in orange. As mentioned above our selection criteria are based on: prior client reviews, hotel management and staff training, facilities maintenance, location, business relationship and advantages given exclusively to our clients on price and service.





------------    Superior Level (3*)    --------------

Phnom Penh  Cara Hotel  3*  Superior 
Phnom Penh Lux Riverside 3* Superior
Phnom Penh Salita Hotel 3* Superior
Phnom Penh   Anise Hotel 3*  Superior 
Siem Reap Steung Siem Reap Hotel 3* Superior 
Siem Reap Prum Bayon Hotel 3* Superior 
Siem Reap Angkor Home 3*  Superior  
Siem Reap Saem Siem Reap 3*   Superior  
Siem Reap Casa Angkor 3*  Superior 

 --------------     Deluxe Level (4*)     --------------

 Phnom Penh Phnom Penh Hotel 4* Superior 
 Phnom Penh Amanjaya Pancam   4* Junior Suite Room 
 Phnom Penh Sunway  4* Superior 
Phnom Penh   Himawari  4*  Superior  
Phnom Penh  Queen Hotel   4*  Superior 
 Siem Reap Tara Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap  Angkor Miracle 4*  Deluxe Poolview 
Siem Reap  Angkor Paradise 4*   Superior
Siem Reap  Borei Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap Shinta Mani 4* Superior 

 --------------    Luxury Level (5*)    --------------

Phnom Penh  Raffle Le Royal   5*  Stateroom 
 Phnom Penh Sofitel Phnom Penh 5*  Superior 
Phnom Penh Intercontinental 5*   Superior 
Siem Reap Victoria Angkor 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Raffles Grand D´Angkor 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Sofitel Phokeetra 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Park Hyatt 5*   Superior 
Siem Reap Le Meridien 5*  Superior 
--------------    Boutiques & Resorts    --------------
Phnom Penh   The Plantation  4*   Superior  
Phnom Penh   White Mansion 4*   Superior 
 Phnom Penh The Governor´s House 5*   Superior 
 Phnom Penh The Villa Paradiso  4*   Superior 
Phnom Penh La Rose 4*   Superior 
Phnom Penh La Maison d´Ambre 4*   Superior 
Siem Reap Navutu Dreams  4*  Explorer Room 
Siem Reap  Memoires D´Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap Mulberry  4*  Suite 
Siem Reap Natura Resort 4* Villa
Siem Reap La Residence D' Angkor   5*  Superior  
Siem Reap The Sothea 5* Superior  
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