Day 01: Upon arrival Siem Reap (L/D)
Upon arrival at Siem Reap international airport will be met by our local tour guide then transfer to the hotel for check in. Then will having the quick city-tour before transfer to have lunch at the local restaurant.
After lunch will start the tour by visitation the floating village Known as Tonle Sap lake it is the biggest harvest fresh water fish in the world, which swells to ten times its normal size during the wet season; here you will visit the people living, school, hospital , church, fishing farm, crocodile farm, souvenir shop in the floating village if time available we will visit the Artisan D’ Angkor where is the school for training young people for handicraft work had been launched by Chantier-Ecoles, cooperated with Provincial Office of Education, Youth and Sport.. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 02-05:Siem Reap for CIP at the rural-village (B/L/D)
In the morning after having breakfast we will proceed from the hotel, then drive to the rural village about 32kilometers from Siem Reap town to help the people by re-building 2old houses (5m wide by 6m long), these housed located to the northeast of Siem Reap detail addresses: KoKoh Chrum village, Kna Sanday commune, Banteay Srei Village. these 2houses we have to re-build the walls, roof, and floor by removing all the broken wood/or bamboo then replace via the new woods or bamboos to make it strong and balance as well as repairing the roof that has been leaking as many years by using zing instead of thatch, that could be last longer.
Upon arrival the group will be split into 2teams: group 01 will follow by the local carpenters to rebuild the house that will be learn how to cut the bamboo, woods, nail to make the wall that will be cover by thatch to replace the old walls.
The other group will be help to clean the environment by clearing the plastic substance/or rubbishes in the village as well as to clear the grass nearby the house-compound to keep the village in clean. We won’t go back town for lunch as our lunch will be with us for 5days due our CIP.
On day 5,th afternoon we will Start our village to visit estimate 20 – 30 local families in the Village by long-hand tractor (local vehicle which local farmer use to carry rice from the field to home) to give donation which you bring over from your country such as: old clothes, bags, shoe, or the donation you buy over here such as rice, instant noodle, sugar and salt… for local villagers and children in the village as well as for our students can learn about local lifestyle, their life situation. Learn more about other social, special third world countries, open their eyes to see the real world, others people life. Expose students to the people in hardship thereby allowing them to better appreciate what they have in their lives. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 06: Visit A Little Angle Orphanage/Land Mind Museum for CIP (B/L/D)
In the morning after having breakfast we will proceed from the hotel, then follow the itinerary by visitation the Little Angle Orphanage for their CIP, there are more than 80 orphans children in this place, everyone have their owned skill to support their daily life of living as well as study in the government school for half day from Monday to Saturday. Upon arrival at the school orphanage, our group will be split into 2 teams:
Team A : will be following by the Cambodian local tour guide to prepare the simple English lesson for teaching to the local Cambodian students the English vocabularies, numbers, songs, and playing for interaction, as well as playing games.
Team B: will be following by the local students to learn how to leather the skin to make rabbit, bird, cat or flower for souvenir that will be teaching by the local student in the A Little Angle Orphanage.
After having lunch will spend the full afternoon to explore Aki Ra, the Cambodia Landmine Museum tells the story of his rise from a 10 year old fighter in the Khmer Rouge to his present place as an internationally recognized hero. The Museum tells the story of landmines in Cambodia and the country’s continuing efforts to rid itself of the aftermath of over 35 years of warfare. Here you can see (defused and safe) landmines up close, find out how they work and how you can help Cambodia and the rest of the world in the on-going efforts of clearing these weapons from the face of the earth. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 07: Tour at Angkor – Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
In the morning after having breakfast will have the educational tour to explore Angkor Thom is the last capital of Khmer Empire to enter from the Western Entrance where could see the four faces of Buddha and the flanking statue of gods and demons then continue to explore from the Terraces of Elephant and Leper King as well as Baphuon temple just re open to public on 2011 June after 50years restoration. Will finish the day by visiting the main temple of Bayon, has similarity of the 216 gigantic faces on the temple’s towers to other statues of the king has led many scholars to the conclusion that the faces are representations of Jayavarman VII himself, others have said that the faces belong to the bodhisattva of compassion called Avalokitesvara or Lokesvara. Then continue to explore the jungle temple Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat.
After having lunch we will go to Phnom Penh by overland. Driving about 6 hours via visitation the ancients bridge was built connected to Angkor as well as visit Skoun where local sale deep fried spider, crickets, birds or snacks that local having as their snacks (if time available), upon arrival will be follow by checking in at your hotel and having dinner at local Hala restaurant. Overnight inPhnom Penh
Day 08: Phnom Penh Educational tour/Departure (B/L)
In the morning after having breakfast we will proceed by checking out from the hotel, then starting the tour by visitation Tual Sleng Museum, and Cheoung Ek Killing Field. Tual Sleng was the formerly the Chao Ponhea Yat High School, named after a Royal ancestor of King Norodom Sihanouk, the five buildings of the complex were converted in August 1975, four months after the Khmer Rouge won the civil war, into a prison and interrogation center. The Khmer Rouge renamed the complex “Security Prison 21” (S-21) and construction began to adapt the prison to the inmates: the buildings were enclosed in electrified barbed wire, the classrooms converted into tiny prison and torture chambers, and all windows were covered with iron bars and barbed wire to prevent escapes. In 1979, the prison was uncovered by the invading Vietnamese army. In 1980, the prison was reopened by the government of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea as a historical museum memorializing the actions of the Khmer Rouge regime.
After having lunch we will have some time to relax at the super market/or Russian market for shopping before transfer the airport for their departure back Home Sweet Home!