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Phnom Penh Half-Day Tour to Royal Palace, National Museum, and Wat Phnom [Half-day sightseeing tour]

Welcome to the “Phnom Penh Half-Day City Tour,” your perfect introduction to the vibrant capital city of Cambodia. With our knowledgeable guides, you’ll explore the top highlights of Phnom Penh in just a few hours, including the Royal Palace, the National Museum, and Wat Phnom.

This tour is perfect for travelers short on time but still wanting to experience the beauty, culture, and history of Phnom Penh. So join us, and let us show you the best of this fantastic city!

? Private Phnom Penh Half-Day Tour with Tour Guide, Local guide at Royal Palace and Local guide National Museum all included ?

Discover the Best of Phnom Penh in Half a Day: Uncover the beauty of Cambodia’s vibrant capital with our Phnom Penh half-day city tour. This tour is great for people who only have a short time in the city because it gives them an unforgettable experience and shows them the best things to see.

An Unforgettable Journey Through Cambodia’s Heart: Our expertly planned half-day city tour will show you the beauty, culture, and history of Phnom Penh. Our tour takes you on an adventure through the heart of Cambodia, uncovering the city’s hidden treasures and showing you the best of what this incredible city has to offer.

Phnom Penh Half-Day Tour highlights – Expertly Crafted Half-Day City Tour of Phnom Penh

  • Explore the Royal Palace and Learn About Cambodia’s Rich History [Royal Palace tour guide live and included in the price]: Take a step back in time with our Royal Palace tour, where you’ll discover the rich history of Cambodia and its royal family. Our expert guides will show you the intricate details of the palace, from the beautiful gardens to the stunning architecture. You’ll learn about the country’s fascinating past and the royal family’s important role in shaping Cambodia’s culture and traditions.
  • Visit the National Museum and Immerse Yourself in Cambodia’s Art and Culture [Museum tour guide live and included in the price]: The National Museum of Cambodia is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the country’s art and culture. Our half-day city tour includes a visit to this incredible museum, where you’ll immerse yourself in the beauty of Cambodia’s traditional art, sculpture, and architecture. Our knowledgeable guides will provide fascinating insights into each piece’s history and meaning.
  • Discover the Serenity of Wat Phnom: Wat Phnom is one of Phnom Penh’s most iconic landmarks and is a must-visit destination on our half-day city tour. This beautiful temple offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, with stunning views of the surrounding area. Our expert guides will take you through the temple, sharing its rich history and cultural significance.

Phnom Penh half-day city tour includes:

Tour Guide.

Local guide at Royal Palace and National Museum.

Private air-conditioned minivan.

Transportation to and from your hotel.

Water in bottles.

Royal Palace Professional live English guide.

National Museum Professional live English guide.

Entry fee to all program destinations.

[Entrance fees: the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda cost $10 to enter, the National Museum cost $10, and Wat Phnom cost $1.]


Tips, as well as other personal costs.

Experience the heart of Cambodia with our expertly crafted half-day city tour of Phnom Penh. Visit the iconic Royal Palace, immerse yourself in Cambodia’s art and culture at the National Museum, and find serenity at the iconic Wat Phnom. Book now and uncover the best of Phnom Penh in just half a day.

Phnom Penh half-day city tour – Duration

⌚ Approximately 5 hours.

Half-Day Phnom Penh city sightseeing – Tour Description

Hotel pickup and drop off included!

The tour starts from your Hotel lobby in Phnom Penh.

[At the time of booking, you have your space on the checkout page to write the name of the hotel where you will be staying so that we will have the driver and your tour guide meet you there at the lobby.]

Discover the Royal Palace

Our “Phnom Penh Half-Day City Tour” starts with a visit to the magnificent Royal Palace. Admire the stunning traditional Khmer architecture and intricate details of the palace’s many buildings and gardens, and learn about the history and significance of the monarchy in Cambodia. Our knowledgeable guide will provide fascinating insights into the palace’s past, and you’ll take some amazing photos of this beautiful landmark.

Explore the National Museum

Next, we’ll head to the National Museum, where you’ll discover an incredible Khmer art and artifacts collection. Our guide will help you understand the significance of these treasures and their history. You’ll see ancient statues, pottery, textiles, and other relics that offer insight into Cambodia’s rich culture and heritage. This visit will be a treat for history buffs and art lovers alike.

Visit the Peaceful Temple of Wat Phnom

The final stop of our tour is the peaceful temple of Wat Phnom. This tranquil site sits atop a small hill in the city’s center and offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh. Learn about the legend of Lady Penh, who is said to have discovered a sacred statue of Buddha here. And take a moment to appreciate the serene atmosphere of this beautiful temple.

What to Expect!

Visitors to Phnom Penh usually only have a short amount of time to see the city’s most famous landmarks and historical sites. This can be frustrating as they may miss out on significant cultural experiences and unique insights into Cambodia’s rich history.

Imagine arriving in Phnom Penh and not having enough time to see all the fascinating sights the city has to offer. 

  • You might feel disappointed, rushed, or like you’re missing out on something truly special. As a traveler, you want to make the most of your time and experience everything that the city has to offer. 
  • It can be challenging to navigate unfamiliar streets and public transportation, especially if you’re on a tight schedule.

My Cambodia Tours offers the perfect solution with our Phnom Penh half-day city tour. 

Our knowledgeable guides will take you on a personalized tour of the city’s most famous landmarks and historical sites, giving you unique insights and unforgettable cultural experiences. 

With our carefully crafted itinerary, you’ll be able to visit the Royal Palace, National Museum, and Wat Phnom, all in just half a day. You won’t have to worry about navigating public transportation or getting lost, as our experienced guides will take care of everything. 

You’ll also be able to skip long lines and get access to parts of the sites that are only open to members.

The Benefits? 

With the Phnom Penh half-day city tour, you’ll be able to maximize your time in the city, experiencing all the top cultural landmarks in just half a day. You’ll have an expert guide to show you around and share fascinating insights into Cambodia’s rich history and culture. 

You’ll also avoid the stress and hassle of navigating unfamiliar streets and transportation, allowing you to relax and enjoy your time in Phnom Penh fully. 

Finally, with our exclusive access to certain areas of the sites, you’ll receive a more personalized experience and be able to see things that other tourists might miss, leaving you with unforgettable memories and a deeper understanding of Cambodia’s culture and history.

“I had an amazing time on the Phnom Penh half-day city tour with My Cambodia Tours. The tour was well-organized, and the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much about the history and culture of Phnom Penh and got to visit some of the most beautiful landmarks, including the Royal Palace and Wat Phnom. I highly recommend this tour to anyone looking to explore Phnom Penh in a short amount of time.” – Adina Raspopina (United Kingdom)

“Choosing My Cambodia Tours for the Phnom Penh half-day city tour was the best decision I made during my trip. The tour guide was excellent and took us to places that we wouldn’t have been able to find on our own. We could escape the crowds and enjoy the beautiful sights at our own pace. I loved learning about the history of Phnom Penh and how the locals live their daily lives. This tour is a must-do for anyone visiting Cambodia.” – Amanda Tigli (Germany)

“I was blown away by the Phnom Penh half-day city tour with My Cambodia Tours. I did not expect such places to exist in a busy city like Phnom Penh. The tour was well-planned, and our guide was incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about the history and culture of Phnom Penh. We could see some of the most beautiful landmarks in the city and learn about their significance. I appreciated that the tour was eco-friendly and supported local families. I would definitely book with My Cambodia Tours again in the future.” – Maja Meddings (Australia)

Why choose your Phnom Penh half-day city tour

Exclusive Experiences – Our Phnom Penh half-day city tour is designed to offer our guests a unique and personalized experience that escapes the crowds and the traditional tourist traps. With our tour, you will get a chance to explore hidden gems and authentic local spots, providing you with a one-of-a-kind adventure.

Private Tour – We understand the importance of privacy and comfort while traveling, and that’s why our half-day city tour offers a completely private experience. You won’t be grouped with strangers or other tourists, but instead, you’ll have your own private guide, making your experience much more intimate and personalized.

Expert Local Guides – Our team of expert local guides is passionate about sharing their knowledge and experiences with you. With their extensive knowledge of Phnom Penh’s history and culture, they’ll provide you with unparalleled insight into the city and its people.

Authentic Cultural Experience – Our alliance with local guides means that every penny of your tour goes back to the local families who work hard to sustain their livings and educations. Our half-day city tour offers an authentic cultural experience that not only benefits you but also supports the local community.

Time-Saving Convenience – With our half-day city tour, you’ll save time and hassle by not having to worry about planning your itinerary. We take care of everything, from transportation to attraction tickets, allowing you to sit back and enjoy the experience.

Flexible Schedule – We understand that every traveler has unique needs and preferences, and that’s why our half-day city tour offers a flexible schedule that can be tailored to your liking. Whether you want to explore the Royal Palace or National Museum, our tour is designed to be customizable and personalized.

Hassle-Free Experience – Our all-inclusive tour takes care of all the details, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. From transportation to attraction tickets and even meals, we provide a hassle-free experience that allows you to enjoy your tour without any stress.

Safe and Secure – Our tour is designed to provide a safe and secure experience for our guests. Our experienced minivan drivers and knowledgeable guides ensure that you are always in good hands, providing you with a worry-free and enjoyable experience.

Insightful Experience – Our half-day city tour provides an insightful experience that delves deep into the heart of Phnom Penh’s culture and history. From the magnificent Royal Palace to the fascinating National Museum, our tour provides a unique insight into Cambodia’s past and present.

Memorable Adventure – Our Phnom Penh half-day city tour promises to be a memorable adventure that will stay with you long after your trip is over. From personalized service to unique cultural experiences, our tour is designed to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Tour Prerequisites

Before joining the full-day city tour in Phnom Penh, it is important to consider the following prerequisites:

  1. Dress code: Respectful attire is required when visiting cultural and religious sites, so please avoid wearing revealing clothing.
  2. Physical ability: This tour involves some walking, so guests should be physically able to navigate stairs and uneven surfaces.
  3. Travel documents: Guests should bring a valid government-issued photo ID, such as a passport, for admission to some tour sites.
  4. Climate: Phnom Penh experiences a tropical climate, so guests should dress comfortably and bring adequate sun protection, such as hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  5. Health: Guests should inform My Cambodia Tours of any health concerns, allergies, or special needs before joining the tour.

By considering these prerequisites, guests can ensure they have a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience while exploring Phnom Penh with My Cambodia Tours.

What to wear and what to bring

What to Wear and What to Bring on the Phnom Penh half-day city tour with My Cambodia Tours:

When embarking on a city tour in Phnom Penh, preparing for the day ahead is important. Here are some suggestions for what to wear and what to bring.

What to Wear:

  • Light, comfortable clothing suitable for a tropical climate.
  • Walking shoes or sandals that are easy to slip on and off.
  • A hat or umbrella for shade, as some areas may not have much cover from the sun.
  • Light layers for cooler mornings and air-conditioned buildings.

What to Bring:

  • A refillable water bottle to stay hydrated during the tour.
  • Sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun.
  • Cash or a credit card for purchasing souvenirs or food, and the entry fees to the National Museum and the Royal Palace.
  • A camera or smartphone to capture memories.
  • A small bag to carry essentials, as some of the sites may not have storage facilities.

By keeping these suggestions in mind, you can enjoy the Phnom Penh half-day city tour to the fullest and make the most of your experience.

Phnom Penh half-day city tour – Common Questions Answered

What makes My Cambodia Tours’ half-day city tour in Phnom Penh unique?

Authentic Local Experience

  • Our alliance with local guides and drivers ensures that our guests receive an authentic experience of the city’s culture, history, and local life.

How does My Cambodia Tours ensure guest privacy during the half-day city tour?

Private Tour Experience

  • We guarantee privacy and exclusivity for our guests, who can enjoy the tour without any disturbance from crowds, making their experience even more enjoyable.

Can I customize my half-day city tour itinerary according to my preferences?

Personalized Tour Itinerary

  • Yes, we allow our guests to create a personalized itinerary based on their preferences, with options to add or remove activities.

How does My Cambodia Tours help local communities through its half-day city tour?

Sustainable Tourism

  • We partner with local guides and drivers to provide our guests with an authentic experience while supporting the local community. All the money from our tours goes back to the families of the guides and drivers, helping them sustain their lives and educations.

How do I book the half-day city tour with My Cambodia Tours?

Easy Booking Process

  • Booking a half-day city tour with us is easy and straightforward. You can either book online through our website or contact our customer service to book a tour.

Is transportation included in the half-day city tour package?

Hassle-Free Transportation

  • Yes, our tour package includes private transportation with an experienced driver who will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel, making your experience more convenient and hassle-free.

What are the highlights of the Phnom Penh half-day city tour?

Unforgettable Experience

  • Our half-day city tour includes visits to top attractions such as the Royal Palace, National Museum, and Wat Phnom, ensuring an unforgettable experience for our guests.

Can I bring my children on the half-day city tour?

Family-Friendly Tour

  • Yes, our half-day city tour is family-friendly, and we welcome children of all ages. We can also customize the tour itinerary to cater to families with children.

What is the duration of the half-day city tour?

Time-Efficient Tour

  • Our half-day city tour in Phnom Penh is a time-efficient tour that allows our guests to explore the city’s top attractions in just a few hours, making it perfect for those with a limited schedule.

What should I bring on the half-day city tour?

Hassle-Free Tour

  • We recommend bringing comfortable shoes, a camera, and a small bag for your belongings. We will provide water and refreshments during the tour, making it a hassle-free experience for our guests.

‎Instant Confirmation

Your “Phnom Penh half-day city tour” Tour Confirmation

A confirmation email will be sent to you immediately following your tour booking.

Later on, you’ll get another email with the contact information for your tour guide and driver. This is the phone number you may use to get in touch with them immediately and, more importantly, at the pick-up time. [Sometimes, due to delays in traffic or other guests, your hotel pick-up may be a few minutes late.]

  • If you encounter any problems or need to make any adjustments to your tour’s pick-up location, please send us an email.
  • Please email us if you want to change the tour’s pick-up location or hotel after booking.

NOTE: Your tour guides are great workers, busy every day with tours that may be exhausting, but they are dedicated every day to giving you their best.

We kindly ask you to respect them, not to bore them even before the tour with futile requests when you might as well re-read the tour details to learn more about the day’s program or chat with us online to ask your questions).

Nonetheless, we provide you with the driver’s and tour guide’s contact information so that you can get in touch with them directly or through your hotel’s front desk on the day of your pickup for the trip.

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About this tour activity

Choosing our Phnom Penh half-day city tour is the best decision you can make for a variety of reasons.

Let me explain why.

Firstly, from a cultural perspective, this tour allows you to explore some of the most iconic landmarks in Phnom Penh, including the Royal Palace, National Museum, and Wat Phnom. You’ll get to immerse yourself in Cambodia’s rich history and culture and learn about the country’s fascinating past.

Secondly, from a practical perspective, this tour is perfect for those who have limited time but still want to experience the best of Phnom Penh. Our half-day tour means you can fit in all the must-see sights and still have time left to explore the city on your own or relax at your hotel.

Thirdly, from an ethical perspective, choosing our tour means you are supporting local communities. We partner exclusively with local guides and drivers, which means that every penny you spend on the tour goes back into the local economy and supports the families of those who work on the tour.

Finally, from a personal perspective, this tour is an unforgettable experience. You’ll create memories that will last a lifetime and have the opportunity to share them with friends and family back home. Plus, with our tour, you’ll escape the crowds and experience a high degree of privacy, ensuring a truly unique and personal experience.

So, whether you’re interested in history and culture, have limited time, want to support local communities, or just want to create unforgettable memories, our Phnom Penh half-day city tour is the perfect choice for you.

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