Day 1 : Phnom Penh
Arrive in the capital and visit Phnom Penh’s main attractions including the National Museum, the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.
Day 2: Phnom Penh
Explore this ever changing metropolis, taking in Wat Phnom and the Russian Market as well as the Tuol Sleng Museum and the poignant Killing Fields. A day looking into the past and the future of these enchanting and energetic people.
Day 3: Phnom Penh - Stung Treng
Transfer to Stung Treng and take a boat ride out to Thala Bariwatt historical site. Stung Treng marks Cambodia’s northern border with Laos and the point where the Mekong River enters Cambodia. Originally a part of Laos, Stung Treng switched to Cambodian ownership during the French period and to this day you hear Lao spoken in town.
Day 4: Stung Treng - Banlung
Today drive to Banlung, capital of Ratanakiri Province. There will be the chance to swim in Boeng Yeak Lom Lake, before heading for Cha Ong Waterfall. At the end of the day, walk up Eisey Pak Ta Mak Mountain to admire the sunset.
Day 5 : Banlung
Today drive out to Ven Sai village to meet some ethnic minority groups. Afterwards visit Ka Chanh Waterfall.
Day 6: Banlung - Stung Treng-Kratie
This morning transfer via Stung Treng to Kratie, and then take a boat to observe the endangered fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River. As few as 80 dolphins remain in the waters, and while there are ongoing and comprehensive conservation projects underway, dolphin mortality remains high. Dolphins aside, Kratie province is known for its pleasing riverside scenery and verdant villages and rice paddies.
Day 7: Kratie - Kompong Cham
En route to Kompong Cham, stop at a rubber plantation and the historical hill temples of Phnom Srei and Phnom Pros.
Day 8: Kompong Cham - Siem Reap
Before arriving in Siem Reap, discover Sambor Prei Kuk Temple Group, an important cultural and historical site and one that is rarely visited by tourists.
Day 9: Angkor Complex
Prepare to ‘wow’ yourselves at the magnificent, amazing, outstanding, utterly memorable and awe inspiring Angkor Complex, beginning with Angkor Thom. In the afternoon enter Angkor Wat Temple and witness sunset from Phnom Bakheng.
Day 10: Angkor Complex
Continue to explore the Angkor Complex with Banteay Srei, Ta Prohm and Banteay Kdei temples. Later take in the “big circuit” containing Preah Kanh, Neak Pean, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup temples. Each temple has individual characteristics and is fascinating it its own right.
Day 11: Siem Reap and Tonle Sap
Today head for Tonle Sap Lake, South East Asia’s largest lake, and visit a floating village as well as Artisans D’Angkor, a local carving school. Finish our comprehensive stay at Angkor with the Rolous Temple Group.
Day 12: Depart Siem Reap
Transfer to the airport.
This is a sample itinerary, so the cost really depends on your hotel choice, number of people in your group and dates of travel. An indication of the cost for this itinerary is approximately US$1,600- US$2,600 per person based on two people traveling in standard accommodation. Please contact usto customize this itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.