The grand tour of Cambodia

Days:
21
Price:
1300 EUR
International flight not included
Comfort:
Difficult:
Must see Culture Hiking history Adventure Travel with children Ethnic minority
Phnom Penh
  • Your driver will be waiting for you at the airport. Then transfer to your hotel for check-in, and free time to rest.

Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Phnom Penh
  • In the morning, visit the National Museum, and discover one of the largest collections of Khmer art: 14,000 sculptures and ethnographic items, gathered for the most part from the Angkor temples.

  • Visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, true gems of the Khmer architecture built in the middle of the 19th century.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21) that used to be the largest detention and torture center under Pol Pot's regime. The premises reveal a painful chapter of the Cambodian history.

  • Visit Phnom Penh's Central Market and/or Russian Market if there's enough time after the previous visits (markets close rather early)

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Phnom Penh
125km - 3h
Kampong Cham

Phnom Penh - Kampong Cham

  • In the morning, transfer with your driver to Kampong Cham. The small city is ideally located on the banks of the Mekong river, and offers a nice stroll along the quay with beautiful panoramic sceneries. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and free time to relax.

  • At the intersection of the national roads N6 and N7, brace yourselves to fully enjoy a "culinary" pit stop in the small town of Skun, renowned for its grilled spiders and insects.

  • Discover the manufacturing process of natural rubber by visiting hevea plantations and the Chup factory in the vicinity of Kampong Cham.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Kampong Cham
85km - 1h 30m
Kratie

Kampong Cham - Kratie

  • In the morning, transfer with your guide to Kratie. On your arrival, check-in, rest and free time.

  • Hop on a small boat to look for the Irrawaddy dolphins, one of the rare species of fresh water dolphins.

  • Back in Kratie, explore the Koh Trong Island conveniently sitting in the middle of the Mekong River. Check the Khmer traditional village, observe the villagers' daily lifestyle, and visit the nice pagoda and the floating village.

  • Note : lunch is not included by default.

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Dinner
Home stay
Accommodation
Home stay
Kratie
230km - 4h
Sen Monorom
  • In the morning, hit the road towards Sen Monorom. On arrival, hotel check-in and time for rest.

Breakfast
Home stay
Accommodation
Bungalow
Sen Monorom
  • Discover the city and the surrounding area with a local guide. In the morning, start with a small cascade in the middle of nature. Then, continue with the Bousra waterfalls, the highest and most gorgeous in all Cambodia : flowing down across 3 different levels, the falls offer a breathtaking view and a natural pool for you to enjoy.

    In the afternoon, visit a local indigenous village to observe the traditional lifestyle and exchange with the locals.

    Continue with the visit of the Coffee Plantation Resort to learn more about the production of "black gold", from growing coffee plants to the cropping & torrefaction stages.

    Your guide will then take you to a local pagoda where animists come to pray, and make offerings and sacrifices. On your way, a stop in a particular spot will offer a panoramic view of the beautiful Mondulkiri province.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Bungalow
Accommodation
Bungalow
Sen Monorom
  • In the morning, transfer to the elephant sanctuary where you will have two days to observe and understand the pachyderms’ everyday life and discover the local tribe’s culture and traditions.

    The day will start with the feeding of the elephants that you will observe later in the jungle. Then, you will bathe in a waterfall with them. Also, you will rest and observe the wildlife from the sanctuary’s « Jungle Lodge ».

    You will spend the night in a hammock with a mosquito net in the Mondulkiri Project Lodge.

Breakfast
Bungalow
Lunch
Made by your team
Dinner
Made by your team
Accommodation
camp
Sen Monorom
  • You will hike all day with a guide from the Bunong ethnic group, a unique chance to see wild deers and rare species of monkeys. The hike will lead you to a waterfall where you can swim and to the Leng Ret cave hosting a bat population. Then, you will visit Bunong farms producing wild rice, fruits, vegetables and herbs.

    On the evening, enjoy a traditional meal with the local tribe where you can taste rice wine around a camp fire at the Jungle Lodge.

  • Note : dinner not included by default.

Breakfast
Made by your team
Lunch
Made by your team
Accommodation
Bungalow
Sen Monorom
320km - 4h 30m
Steung Treng

Sen Monorom - Steung Treng

  • In the morning, transfer without guide to Steung Treng.

  • Equipped with a lifejacket, a cap and a bottle of water, go kayaking on the river, at your own pace, alone or with someone.

  • Note : lunch is not included by default.

Breakfast
Bungalow
Dinner
Bungalow
Accommodation
Bungalow
Steung Treng
150km - 2h 15m
Preah Vihear

Steung Treng - Preah Vihear

  • Transfer to Preah Vihear. On your arrival, check-in and rest.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Preah Vihear temple, part of UNESCO World Heritage since 2008 and located at the Thai border.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Bungalow
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Preah Vihear
165km - 3h
Siem Reap

Preah Vihear - Siem Reap

  • In the morning, transfer to Siem Reap. On your arrival, check-in and rest.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Siem Reap
7km
Angkor Wat
3km
Angkor Temples
Siem Reap

Siem Reap - Angkor Wat

  • Visit Angkor Wat, the largest and most important temple of the Angkor site.

  • Discover Bayon and its towers with gigantic faces ; Baphuon and its huge 40-meter reclining Buddha statue, Phimeanakas, the Terrace of the Elephants and its great diversity of sculptures.

    Then, visit Ta Prohm known for its huge trees with tremendous roots and Pre Rup to admire the sunset from the heights of the temple.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Siem Reap
14km - 40m
Tonle Sap - River boats
14km - 40m
Siem Reap

Siem Reap - Tonle Sap - River boats

  • In the morning, transfer to Kampong Pluk village located on the Tonle Sap lake, about 1h from Siem Reap by car. You will embark on a private boat to discover and visit floating villages.

    Note: During the dry season, the excursion may be replaced by another visit depending on the water level.

  • In the afternoon, visit Artisans Angkor and discover the traditional Khmer handicraft (stone or wood sculptures, lacquer, silver, ceramic...). Originally created to help young people to find work near their village, "Artisans Angkor" has since opened 48 workshops in the province of Siem Reap and employs more than 1100 people, including more than 800 artisans.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Siem Reap
7km - 20m
Ta Promh
25km - 35m
Banteay Srey
40km - 1h
Siem Reap

Ta Promh - Banteay Srey

  • In the morning, visit Ta Prohm known for its huge trees with tremendous roots. It also appeared in the movie "Tomb Raider".

Banteay Srey - Siem Reap

  • In the afternoon, continue with the visit of Banteay Srey temple, smaller than the gigantic Angkor Wat or Bayon. This pink sandstone temple nicknamed "The Citadel of Women" is known for the refinement of bas-reliefs and sculptures that adorn its walls and columns.

    Then, discover the Banteay Samre temple.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Siem Reap
172km - 3h
Battambang

Siem Reap - Battambang

  • In the morning, transfer to Battambang.

  • On the road, discover the silk factory of Pouk and the process of the silk production : from the plantation of the mulberry trees and the farming of the silkworms, to weaving and finished products available for sale.

  • Continue by the visit of the Banon temple on the top of a hill which offers a wonderful view over the Khmer countryside. Through the traditional villages along the road, you can observe the locals cooking rice wrappers and talk with them about their daily life.

  • A unique, fun and relaxing experience aboard the small bamboo train !

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Home stay
Battambang
  • In the morning, visit the circus school of the association Phare Ponleu Sekpak (PPS), "the Light of Arts" and meet talented young Cambodians (closed on weekends and holidays).

  • Visit one of the last traditional houses of Battambang with a Khmer architecture. Made of wood, it still houses period utensils.

  • Discover the Phnom Sampov temple. Stay there until sunset to watch the flight of the bats an their incredible show in the air.

  • Arrived at Battambang, go for a walk through the many villages around the city. It is the chance to observe the locals producing the typical cambodian prahoc (very odorous fish paste).

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Home stay
Accommodation
Home stay
Battambang
120km - 2h 19m
Pursat
125km - 2h 34m
Kampong Chhnang
96km - 2h 8m
Phnom Penh

Battambang - Pursat

  • In the morning, transfer to Phnom Penh.

  • On the road, in Pursat, discover the stonemasons, marble workers and cabinetmakers. Visit the workshops to admire their talent and buy souvenirs at the shops.

Kampong Chhnang - Phnom Penh

  • About 10 kilometers from Kampong Chhnang, discover the know-how of the potters. The traditional village has been famous for centuries for its clay pots sold throughout the whole country. The tools have been modernized but the know-how still remains, from generation to generation.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Home stay
Accommodation
Hotel 2-stars
Phnom Penh
150km - 3h
Kampot

Phnom Penh - Kampot

  • Transfer by car to Kampot.

  • With you driver, take the road to Kep, charming seaside city famous for its crabs and other seafood. On the way, make a stop to visit the Sothy pepper plantation.

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation
Bungalow
Kampot

Day 19

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

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Free days at your convenience. Visit of the bokor hill station optional.

Breakfast
Bungalow
Accommodation
Bungalow
Kampot
150km - 3h
Phnom Penh
Départ Phnom Penh
  • Transfer by car to Phnom Penh Airport. The program can be changed according to the time of your flight).

  • _Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default_

Breakfast
Bungalow
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