An in depth 20 day fully escorted private tour.
ONLY £1,995 per person.
SIEMREAP - BATTAMBANG - PHNOMPENH - KRATIE - RATTANAKIRI - KAMPONGCHAM - KAMPOT - KAMPONGSOM - REAM
Price includes: Internal flights, airport/hotel transfers, hotels as stated or similar with daily breakfast, please note that hotels in remote areas are basic,lunch en route during excursion as stated, air conditioned cars (or simple cars, pickup trucks, jeeps in remote areas), boat trips, guided sightseeing, fully escorted excursions, 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), local airport tax, meals, tips, personal expenses, optional entertainment and any service not specified above. Single room supplement is £495. Price is per person based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double 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 Depart from Heathrow. Scheduled flights to SiemReap.
DAY 02 SIEMREAP (-/-/-)
On arrival at SiemReap airport, meet with our representative and transfer to Royal Bay Inn Angkor Resort. Rest of day is at leisure.
DAY 03 SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Guided visit to the 3 Hindus temples of the Rolous group: Preah Ko, Bakong and Lolei. Afternoon excursion to the spectacular Angkor Wat and appreciate the spectacular sunset view on Backheng hill.
DAY 04 SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Explore Bantei Srei temple, Kbal Spean thousands of Linguas. Afternoon visit to the Khmer traditional village and temple of East Mebon, Pre Rup and Srah Srang Reservoir.
DAY 05 SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Enter Angkor Thom by the South Gate to see 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. Afternoon exploration of the famous Taprohm jungle temple, site of the “Tomb Raider” film, and Preah Khan temple.
DAY 06 SIEMREAP / BATTAMBANG (B/L/-)
Early morning transfer to river bank for express boat across the Tonle Sap lake to Battambang (3-4hrs). Cruise along the Sangke River to revel in the unspoiled landscapes and observe traditional daily-life. Transfer to Stung Sangke hotel. Visit the provincial museum, and temples of Ek Phnom (11th C.).
DAY 07 BATTAMBANG (B/L/-)
Visit a local market before driving to the temple of Banoun, with its five sandstone towers on a hilltop and appreciate the magnificent view of the surrounding plains. Visit Snougn temple and Kamping Pouy reservoir, an interesting dam and irrigation system constructed during the Khmer Rouge period. Return to the town and take a walk to discover its beautiful colonial architecture.
DAY 08 BATTAMBANG / PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
Transfer by road to PhnomPenh (291km) with visit en route to Klieng Moeung historic place in Pursat Province, and the Kampong Leung floating village. After lunch, proceed to Oudong mountain to visit the Royal Fortune Hill before arriving in PhnomPenh . Check-in at The Pavilion boutique hotel in city centre.
DAY 09 PHNOMPENH / STUNG TRENG (B/L/-)
Car transfer to Rattanakiri province. Stop overnight in Stung Treng at Golden River hotel.
DAY 10 STUNG TRENG / RATANAKIRI (B/L/-)
On arrival in Ratanakiri check-in at Terres Rouges Hotel. Afternoon visit to the beautiful Yeak Lom lake formed by volcanic eruption 4000 years ago.
DAY 11 RATTANAKIRI (B/L/-)
Morning visit to a weaving village at Choeung Phnom, the crystal clear Lumkut lake, local market and BoKeo gem mines. Picnic lunch, and if time and weather permit on the way back to the province, visit the Katieng water fall. Overnight at Terres Rouges Hotel.
DAY 12 KRATIE (B/L/-)
Drive to Kratie (285 km) with stopover at Wat Phnom Sambok where you can see the Vietnam border. Kratie guided sightseeing includes the 100 pillar pagoda and Wat Rokakandal, with a chance to see the Mekong Dolphin at Kampi pool. Overnight at Santepheap hotel.
DAY 13 KAMPONG CHAM / PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
Visit to Rokakandal centre, an ancient Vietnamese pagoda and the Chlong old district before transferring to Kampong Cham (130km). Orientation tour of Kampong Cham with its colonial charm including the unique Angkorian temple of Wat Nokor and the hills of Pros and Srei. Return to Phnom Penh (124km) with en route visit to Skun district famous for its spiders. Overnight at The Pavilion Phnom Penh.
DAY 14 PHNOMPENH (B/L/-)
PhnomPenh city tour includes the National Museum, the Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, the Central market. Visit to the Genocidal Museum Toul Sleng and transfer to the outskirts to visit the CheungEk killing field, to learn more about Khmer Rouge history. Overnight in PhnomPenh.
DAY 15 KAMPOT (B/L/-)
Drive south to Kampot with a stop in Takeo province to visit Tonle Bati, Ta prohm and Yeay Peou temples. Board a speed boat to Angkor Borei city built in the 4th century. Visit the magnificent Phnom Da temple on top of PhnomDa mount, the first work of pre-Angkorian period. Overnight in Kampot at Nataya Coral Bay hotel.
DAY 16 KAMPONG SOM (B/L/-)
Drive through beautiful forest scenery to the top of Mount Bokor National Park to enjoy an amazing view on the southern coast. Drive up the hill to visit an abandoned French hill station, complete with casino, hotel and church. Pinic lunch on top of the mountain before driving along the south coast to Sihanouk Ville. Overnight at Independence hotel.
DAY 17 REAM / SIHANOUKVILLE (B/L/-)
Transfer to Ream national park and enjoy a boat trip to Ream islands with visit to the fishermen village of Phsar Ream (Ream market). Overnight at Independence hotel .
DAY 18 SIHANOUKVILLE (B/-/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy the unspoiled beach. Overnight at Independence hotel.
DAY 19 DEPARTURE (B/-/-) Transfer to PhnomPenh airport for departure.
DAY 20 Arrive at Heathrow in early morning.