Half-Day Phnom Penh City Tour

From US $70 per group

Phnom Penh City Tour
13th Century Buddhist Pagoda
The Royal Palace
5,000 Silver Tiles at the Silver Pagoda
The Cambodian National Museum

Overview

Go to see the most popular spots in Phnom Penh with visits to Wat Phnom, the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. This cultural experience will teach you about the long history of the Khmer people.

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What's Included

Private Transportation
English-Speaking Tour Guide
Refreshment Drinks & Cold Towels
Wat Phnom Entrance Fee = $1/per person
Royal Palace Entrance Fee = $10/per person
National Museum = $10/person

Itinerary

8:00am – Wat Phnom, Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda

We start our tour of this charming capital with a visit to the city’s namesake, Wat Phnom. It was built in 1372, and stands 27 metres above the ground. It is the tallest religious structure in the city. We continue to visit the Royal Palace built in 1866 by King Norodom. See the different structures of this pagoda-style compound and stroll in its beautiful garden. Visit the Silver Pagoda so named because of it’s floor that is comprised of 5,000 silver tiles. A gold Buddha encrusted with 9,584 diamonds and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha are also housed here.

10:30am – National Museum

Continue to the nearby National Museum. Built in 1917 it is an exceptional example of traditional architecture and is exclusively devoted to preserving and displaying Khmer art and sculptures. Hundreds of pieces are housed here including both pre-and post-Angkorian pieces.

12:00pm – Tour Ends

Our tour comes to an end and your guide transfers you back to your hotel.

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What to Bring

Long clothes to cover your body from the sun.
Hat or Sunscreen.
Money for personal expenses and entrance tickets.

Know Before You Go

Wat Phnom is the story about how Phnom Penh got its name.
You will need to cover your shoulders and knees before entering the royal palace and pagodas.
If you want to take photos with people, especially monks, you should ask permission first.

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Tour Notes

National Museum, Silver Pagoda and Royal Palace are open every day. However, the Silver Pagoda and the Royal Palace may be closed without prior notice while H.M. the King is in the residence.
Children between 0-5 go for free and are not included in the total number of guests allowed on this tour. You can have 7 adults plus infants.
English speaking guide is included in the price. If you require a guide who can speak a different language, please contact us.
Other Guides Cost: French (+$25), German (+$25), Spanish (+$30)

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the guide based on local circumstances. The order of sites visited may vary to avoid congestion and the timings indicated are approximate and are given for general reference only.

Insurance is included, but guests are advised to have their own travel/health insurance as we only provide minimum cover for guests.

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Prices From

US$ 70

per group

$70 / 1 – 2 PAX
$90 / 3 – 7 PAX