Book this full-day tour in Phnom Phen to visit some of the most amazing destinations including Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Wat Phnom, Mekong River Boat Trip, Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House and Independence Monument.
Following a hotel pick-up at 8 am from Phnom Penh City area hotel, your first stop will be Royal Palace. The Royal Palace is one of Phnom Penh’s most splendid architectural achievements. Next, head to Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh is such a phenomenal area in Cambodia filled with hundreds of years of history. You will visit National Museum. Cambodia's National Museum offers a charming setting for a stunning collection of ancient Khmer art.
Next up, you visit Wat Phnom. The temple has a strong connection with establishment of the capital city of Cambodia. The current name of the city Phnom-Penh in native language means literally the hill of Ms. Penh. Wat Phnom temple was built in 1373.
After lunch at your own cost you will board your boat travels down the Tonle Sap River to where it meets the mighty Mekong River. You are cruising past the floating villages and onto the first of two islands. Your boat will first dock in the village of Prek Bongkong on Silk Island. Enjoy a tour of the working silk farm which known Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House to see how silks are made by tracing the steps from collecting the silk from silkworms to crafting the final shimmering sheets. You will have the opportunity to purchase beautiful handmade silk products direct from the farm. You spend one hour then back to Phnom Phen city by same 1-hour boat ride. You will proceed to visit Independence Monument. Built in 1955, the Independence Monument symbolizes Cambodian independence gained from French colonialism in 1953. This monument is a copy of the Bakong temple (a temple from the Rolous group of the 9th century). The one-hundred Nagas and snake motif can be seen in historical cultural, archaeological and business context.
At approximately 06:00 pm, you'll arrive back at your hotel in Phnom Penh city area where the tour will end.