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Phnom Penh Independence Monument

Phnom Penh Independence Monument Tours and Tickets

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A 60-foot (20-meter) tall Angkor-style monument built in 1958, the Phnom Penh Independence Monument was constructed to commemorate the Cambodians winning back their independence from the French in 1953. Renowned Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann designed the monument; the architecture is patterned after a lotus flower and adorned with five levels of Naga heads, which gives it a very distinctive look. Located in the heart of busy Phnom Penh, the Independence Monument attracts many visitors, not only for its unique architecture, but also for its location: it’s in the middle of a busy intersection and the eastern side features a large, open park that is a popular spot for locals to gather and jog or practice tai chi and aerobics.

More than just a monument commemorating Cambodia’s independence, it also serves as a memorial to Cambodia’s war casualties and is a symbol of the end of Cambodia’s war. In remembrance, families place large wreaths at the foot of the monument for war veterans. At night, the monument is illuminated by red, blue and white floodlights, the colors of the Cambodian flag. It’s also the site of celebrations and services on holidays such as Independence (January 7) and Constitution Day (September 24).

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Corner of Norodom and Sihanouk Boulevards., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Phnom Penh Full Days Private Tours

Phnom Penh Full Days Private Tours

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Phnom Penh full day private tours is the best tours choice in Phnom Penh of the most popular attractions in Phnom Penh as Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum , Wat Oudnaloum, Independence Monument, Cheung Ek Killing Field and Central Market. - Private tour from Phnom Penh with professional English speaking tour guide - Informative commentary of Cambodia’s past from an insightful personal guide - Snap photos of the famous destination of Royal Palace, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, Cheung Ek Killing Center and more - Explore the magnificent Phnom Penh of all most popular attractions - Travel by private comfortable air-con vehicle * Please note that Royal Palace is not open everyday, when on the day tours that royal palace not open, we will change this option to joint sunset cruise on Mekong River instead
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Best of Cambodia 6 Days Private Tours

Best of Cambodia 6 Days Private Tours

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Make the most of your time in Cambodia on a private tour. Relax and enjoy your vacation without the hassle of planning the logistics. This six-day tour focuses on Siem Reap (gateway to Angkor Wat) and the capital, Phnom Penh. Learn all about Cambodian history, from the ancient Angkor empire to the dark Khmer Rouge period. Stay in comfortable four or five-star accommodation along the way.
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  • 6 days
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$299.00
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$299.00
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Phnom Penh’s Culinary Underground: Local Food Tour by Tuk-tuk

Phnom Penh’s Culinary Underground: Local Food Tour by Tuk-tuk

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Enjoy unlimited beer or soft drinks as you explore Phnom Penh by tuk-tuk on an evening food tour of Phnom Penh street food, local restaurants, and beer. Visiting local spots with a food-loving guide is a great way to go beyond the well-known dishes at tourist restaurants; get the back story on each bite as you try local specialties, from the Cambodian national dish to more modern varieties.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Phnom Penh Vital Discovery-Full Day Tour (Including all services)

Phnom Penh Vital Discovery-Full Day Tour (Including all services)

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First-time visitors to the Cambodian capital will benefit from this comprehensive private day tour that covers many of Phnom Penh’s highlights. The itinerary is customizable to suit your interests but popular inclusions are the Royal Palace, hilltop Wat Phnom, the Art Deco Central Market, and the moving Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. The varied tour will suit travelers with a range of interests, from culture to shopping to history.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00
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Full-Day Phnom Penh City Tours

Full-Day Phnom Penh City Tours

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Phnom Penh is considered among Cambodia’s must-see cities, but exploring solo means missing its hidden treasures and troubled past. On this tour, begin with a pickup at your Phnom Penh hotel and explore the city with your guide. Hear the secrets behind top attractions like the Royal Palace and Wat Phnom, and explore the infamous Killing Fields—where Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge history is brought into sharp focus.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.00
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$93.00
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Full-Day Phnom Penh City Tour with S21 and Killing Field and the Royal Palace

Full-Day Phnom Penh City Tour with S21 and Killing Field and the Royal Palace

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Discover Phnom Penh’s significant historical and cultural sites on this all-day tour. The itinerary includes visits to the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, followed by the National Museum. Then, head to the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school that became a prison and interrogation facility when the Khmer Rouge were in power. The tour ends with a stop at the “Killing Fields” where many Cambodians perished under the Khmer Rouge regime.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.72
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$79.72
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Half-Day Phnom Penh City Tours

Half-Day Phnom Penh City Tours

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Option One- Filling Field, Toul Sleng Museum, Independent Monument. Start your half day tour from your hotel and move straight to Killing Filed where 20,000 people where taken to kill at there. Then, move back to Tuol Sleng Museum where people where taken to detain and torture during Khmer Rouge. At the last, enjoy your shopping at local market, and see around the Independent Monument along the way the market. Option Two- Royal Place, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, National Museum, Independent Monument, Explore Phnom Penh on a half-day tour of the vibrant capital. Admire the stately columns of the Royal Palace known as the resident of Cambodia King and Silver Pagoda to see the beautiful temples.Then, we continuous to National Museum where built in 1917 and placed more 5000 artifices. After that, move to Wat Phnom where is the foundation of Phnom Penh. Last bu not least, take a window shopping at the local market, and see around the Independent Monument along the way the market.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Phnom Penh: Evening Street Food and Market Tour with a Local

Phnom Penh: Evening Street Food and Market Tour with a Local

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A Mekong sunset cruise or Phnom Penh history tour are all very well but you know as well as we do that the best way to discover a city is through its food, that’s why you are here on this tour page, doing the smart thing! Enjoy the wind through your hair as you whizz around the streets via tuk-tuk, tasting Cambodian street food, seeing the sights and visiting the city’s bustling markets, with a local guide by your side.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.01
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$47.01

Private Phnom Penh Icons City Tour

Private Phnom Penh Icons City Tour

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History buffs usually head for Siem Reap, but Cambodia’s capital also has centuries of history to discover. On this full-day private tour, fill in some of the gaps in Cambodia’s story from the mid 14th century to Cambodia’s independence in the 1950s. Your guide moves at your pace on this private tour; with no waiting for anyone else, you’ll see as much of the city’s heritage as possible.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.16
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$111.16
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Full-Day Phnom Penh Tuk Tuk City Tours

Full-Day Phnom Penh Tuk Tuk City Tours

HIGHLIGHTS - Explore the charming beauty of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. - Visit the best attractions of Cambodia such as Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, Killing Field, and Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum. - Click stunning photographs - Enjoy traditional Khmer dishes. We will pick you from your hotel at 8:00, 8:30, 9:00am depends on your schedule which you booking with us for a full day tour of Phnom Penh city. After having city tour, your tour guide will drop you off at your hotel. However you can ask him to drop somewhere else such as a local restaurant, river front, or many markets where you want.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.11
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$84.11
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Full-Day Discover Oudong Mountain-Former Capital City & Phnom Penh City Tours

Full-Day Discover Oudong Mountain-Former Capital City & Phnom Penh City Tours

Travel by private vehicle over scenic to Cambodia’s former capital, Oudong, about 39km from Phnom Penh. The ride passes rural villages, local pagodas, and scenic rice paddies before reaching the main hill of Oudong. On the way, visit a family that is producing palm sugar at their house.Then, climb the stairs to the top of Oudong Mountain and enjoy magnificent views over the plains below. Your guide will explain the history of the area and its buildings the religious culture of Cambodia. On the way back to Phnom Penh stop to visit the village of Kompong Luong, famous for its silverwork. After arrived to Phnom Penh, see Wat Phnom Duan Penh where is the latest capital city of Phnom Penh City. Then, move to Royal Palace where is the residence of Royal family and next to Silver Pagoda. At the last stop, go to see the largest Independence Monument of Cambodia and also the Statue of Father King Norodom Sihanouk. At the end, your tour guide will drop you at your hotel and say "Good Bye".
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.52
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$100.52
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Small Group Phnom Penh Full Day City Tour with Pickup

Small Group Phnom Penh Full Day City Tour with Pickup

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Discover Phnom Penh city and traditional Khmer food in 9 hours with a very small group of 7 people maximum in our luxury minivan. With our professional tour guide the history comes to live at all the places such as Royal Palace, Wat Phnom historical place and Genocide museum. We also offer special agenda which is souvenir shopping at Central Market which the building last since French colonization.
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  • 9 hours
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$121.15
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$121.15
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6-day Highlights of Phnom Penh Siem Reap Floating village

6-day Highlights of Phnom Penh Siem Reap Floating village

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$691.29
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$691.29
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Phnom Penh Tour Guides

Phnom Penh Tour Guides

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Royal Phnom Penh Tours is operated by many local tour operators in Cambodia including tour guides and drivers who are professional local careers. We will make your day an excellent and wonderful as Phnom Penh City Tours. We are the most important window for your tour who make you leave Cambodia with meaningful and memorable experience. Importantly, for your tour, we reserve a local tour guides and drivers who have long-year experienced, friendly attitude, informative, knowledgeable and advisable. + Highlights Phnom Penh City Tours - Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda - Wat Phnom Penh Daun Penh - National Museum - Killing Field - Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum - Central Market
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.75
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5-day Highlights of Siem Reap & Phnom Penh

5-day Highlights of Siem Reap & Phnom Penh

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$587.70
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$587.70
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2-day Highlight of Phnom Penh Cambodia

2-day Highlight of Phnom Penh Cambodia

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.75
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$229.75
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Phnom Penh Tour of Remembrance Private Full Day Guided Tour

Phnom Penh Tour of Remembrance Private Full Day Guided Tour

Follow the tragic final journey of the victims of the Khmer Rouge from their place of torture at the brutal Genocide Museum to the Killing Fields and the confronting final resting place of so many. End your day with us with a cleansing ceremony at a local temple to acknowledge the people lost to this horrific period. We recommend this Tour for people 16 years and over due to the confronting nature of the Killing Fields and Genocide Museum and adults should use their discretion on the ability of their children to deal with this experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.00
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$117.00
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5-day Phnom Penh & Siem Reap Angkor Complex Floating village

5-day Phnom Penh & Siem Reap Angkor Complex Floating village

Take a magical journey with this great 5-day package that lets you experience the essentials of these two amazing cities. From exploring an ancient kingdom to the home of a king this is a great escape to the unique country of Cambodia. Starting with a visit to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda which remains home to the Royal family is part of your time in this bustling city as well as the inspirational Wat Phnom temple complex. Contrasting this is a visit to the Genocide Museum which reflects on the brutal Khmer Rouge period. Continue to Siem Reap home of the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, you will discover an ancient culture in a place that is one of the wonders of the world.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$672.83
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$672.83
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4-day Phnom Penh Siem Reap Angkor temples Floating village

4-day Phnom Penh Siem Reap Angkor temples Floating village

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$533.34
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$533.34
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4-day Highlight of Phnom Penh Tonle Bati

4-day Highlight of Phnom Penh Tonle Bati

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$557.95
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$557.95
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7-day highlights of Siem Reap Angkor Complex & Phnom Penh

7-day highlights of Siem Reap Angkor Complex & Phnom Penh

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$845.13
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$845.13
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Highlight of Cambodia 7 Days Private Tours

Highlight of Cambodia 7 Days Private Tours

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Experience the natural beauty, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality of the Kingdom of Wonder on this 7-day Cambodia tour. Including six nights in luxury hotels, private transport and a local guide, this tour will take you from Siem Reap to Battambang and Phnom Penh. Along the way, you’ll discover ancient temples, a bamboo train, bat caves, royal palaces, and bustling markets—while also uncovering the tragedies of the Khmer Rouge regime.
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  • 7 days
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$319.00
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$319.00
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8-day highlights of Siem Reap Angkor Complex & Phnom Penh

8-day highlights of Siem Reap Angkor Complex & Phnom Penh

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$958.98
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$958.98
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6-day Phnom Penh & Siem Reap with Angkor Temples & Floating Village

6-day Phnom Penh & Siem Reap with Angkor Temples & Floating Village

This trip will bring you general knowledge about Cambodian history and culture through the highlights: magnificent Angkor temples, and Phnom Penh. Furthermore, we will combine it with a beach relaxation trip at the end of the trip for refreshing yourself after a long discovery.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$802.06
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$802.06
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