A complete 15 day programme tracing the lost civilization of the Khmer empire.
£1,495 PER PERSON.
Departure on the last Saturday of each month.
Approx group size: 16 persons.
SIEMREAP ANGKOR WAT-KBAISPEAN- TONLESAP-BATTAMBONG- PHNOMPENH- REAM-KAMPONGSOM.
Price includes: Internal flights, airport/hotel transfers, hotels as stated or similar with daily breakfast, lunch en route during excursion, air conditioned coaches, boat trips, guided sightseeing, fully escorted day trips, admissions fees.
Price excludes: International flights *, insurance, visa to Cambodia ($20, obtainable on arrival at airport, please take with you 2 photos for visa form & Angkor Pass), local airport tax, meals, tips, personal expenses, optional entertainment and any service not specified above. Single room supplement is £395 per person. Children: 75% of adult’s price (child sharing parents’ room).
* To make your holidays even more hassle free, we can purchase international flights on your behalf at competitive prices.Please call us for mor information.
DAY 01 Departure from Heathrow. Fly to SiemReap on scheduled flights.
DAY 02 SIEMREAP (-/-/D)
On arrival in SiemReap Angkor Wat, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon SiemReap guided orientation tour and watch the beautiful sunset from the top of PreRup temple. Enjoy an evening welcome dinner with folk show. Overnight in SiemReap at 5* Sokha Angkor Hotel.
DAY 03 KBAISPEAN (B/L/-)
Morning drive to the mysterious Beng Melea temple, the history of which is still unknown. It can be dated only by its architectural style, identical to Angkor Wat, but smaller in size. Later visit the fascinating Bantay Srei temple (Citadel of a Lady built in the 10th century). Stop at Bantay Samre temple and a local school on the way. Late afternoon return to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
DAY 04 SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Morning visit to the Rolous group, the three Hindu temples of PreahKo, Bakong and LoLei. Then visit various temples including Kravan, Bantey Kdey, SraSang and the famous Taprohm jungle temple, where “Tomb Raider” was filmed. Afternoon elephant ride up the Bakheng Hill to marvel at the sunset view of the spectacular Angkor Wat. Enjoy a balloon ride and be awed by the beautiful panoramic view of the Angkor Temples. Overnight at Sokha Angkor Hotel.
DAY 05 SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Transfer by coach to the Angkor complex. Enter Angkor Thom by the South Gate. Visit the Bayon, Baphuon, Elephant Terrace, the former Royal enclosure, Phemeanakas, Terrace of the Leper King, North and South Kleang and the 12 Prast Suor Phat. All afternoon is reserved for your visit to the world wonder, the fascinating Angkor Wat temple built by King Siryavarman in the 12th century. Overnight at Sokha Angkor Hotel. & Spa hotel.
DAY 06 TONLESAP / BATTAMBONG (B/L/-)
Early morning transfer to Tonle Sap river. Enjoy a boat trip past floating villages and board the express ferry to Battambong (4hours). On arrival in Battambong, our local representative will transfer you to Stung Sangke hotel. Afternoon guided visit to the provincial museum, Ek Phnom temple, Baseth temple and the old railway station.
DAY 07 BATTAMBONG (B/L/-)
Visit to Battambong market and overland transfer to the outskirts to visit Banon temple built in 11th century with its five sandstone towers. Enjoy a magnificent view from the top of the hill. Afternoon return to the city with visit on the way to the Sam Pov mountain and the former Khmer Rouge killing field. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Stung Sangke hotel.
DAY 08 PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
Morning coach transfer to PhnomPenh visiting stone carving and pottery workshops en route. On arrival at midday, transfer to hotel. Afternoon guided orientation tour of PhnomPenh includes the National museum and Wat Phnom, the exotic Silver temple with thousands of silver floor tiles and the unique golden Buddha adorned with diamonds; the nearby glamorous Royal Palace and Toul Sleng, a school once used as torture centre by the Khmer Rouge; Central market, the oldest in South East Asia and Wat Ounaloum. Overnight at PhnomPenh hotel.
DAY 09 PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
Enjoy a morning leisure cruise on Tonle Sap then along the Mekong river, passing by the heart of Phnom Penh for another spectacular view of the Royal Palace from the boat. Continue to Koh Dach, an island on the Mekong that is home to weavers. Disembark for a walk in this lively village full of smiling people busy weaving, planting, farming or housekeeping. Return to the boat for a tasty lunch served on board and cruise back to your hotel. Mid afternoon transfer to CheungEk killing field stopping at a handicraft village on the way. Overnight at PhnomPenh hotel.
DAY 10 PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
Day at leisure for shopping or optional trip to Udong or Tonle Bati . Overnight at PhnomPenh hotel.
DAY 11 KAMPONGSOM (B/L/-)
Coach transfer to KamPongSom (3 hours) visiting Kirirom highlands on the way. Lunch en route. On arrival, check-in at Sokha Beach Resort. Rest of day is at leisure to enjoy the unspoilt beach.
DAY 12 REAM (B/L/-)
Savour the delights of a boat trip (2hour) amongst the stunning scenery of Ream national park. Stop by a fishing village and short forest trek to a secluded white sandy beach. Picnic lunch. Overnight at Sokha beach Resort.
DAY 13 KAMPONGSOM (B/-/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy sun/sea bathing or optional boat trip to offshore islands. Overnight at Sokha Beach Resort.
DAY 14 PHNOMPENH (B/-/-)
Direct transfer to Pochentong airport in PhnomPenh for departure.
DAY 15 Arrival home at Heathrow in early morning.