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Visit the incredible Angkor Wat, wander the beautiful streets of Phnom Penh or relax on the white sandy beaches of Kep, there is something for everyone in Cambodia. Visit the beautiful nature in Battambang and Ban Lung. Visit the magnificent temples of Angkor, enjoy amazing scenery and search for the rare Irrawaddy dolphins. Meet the locals, experience traditional cultures and become fully immersed in Cambodia’s fascinating culture, architecture and history. With its rich landscapes, world famous temples and powerful history, this amazing country will stay with you long after you leave.
Style: Cultural tour through Asia
Type: Sightseeing tour in Cambodia
Duration: 10 days
Destination: 6 destinations in Cambodia
Starts in Siem Reap
Ends in Siem Reap
Suitable: All ages
What’s included: Lands transfers, accommodation, guide, boat trips, entrance fees, bottled water, and some foods.
Cities: Siem Reap, Battambang, Phnom Penh, Kratie, Rattanakiri
Highlights: Ancients temples Angkor Wat, beautiful countryside, bamboo train ride, white sandy beaches, discover Phnom Penh including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, watching Irrawaddy dolphins, lush jungle in Ban Lung, vast rubber trees plantations.
Day 1 – Siem Reap
Upon arrival in Siem Reap, your guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. This afternoon and evening are free at your leisure.
Day 2: Angkor Wat and Ta Phrom Temples (B)
Exploring the stunning temples by taking a tuk-tuk ride to the royal city of Angkor Thom. The iconic temple of Angkor was constructed in the 12th century and displays the power of the Khmer Empire and its devotion to the deities and beliefs of Hinduism. Then, visit Ta Prohm Temple, which is still covered by the jungle. Ta Prohm makes it easy to imagine how the whole complex looked when it was re-discovered in 19th century. Watching the sun set over the park from Pre Rup Temple.
Day 3: Siem Reap- Battam Bang (B)
Depart to Battam Bang, Cambodia’s 2nd city. The city boasts some of the country’s best French colonial architecture and is one of the best places to immerse yourself in rural Cambodian life. Visit Phnom Banan, an 11th century hill top temple and Phnom Sampeou Mountain
Day 4: Battam Bang- Phnom Penh (B)
Enjoy the popular Battambang’s bamboo train. Strap a motorboat engine to a light metal frame with bamboo laths and you have a bamboo train. An ingenious way of making use of the single track, you’ll be transported on a track that winds through beautiful countryside, twisting and dropping in every direction. Time to visit Ek Phnom Temple, an 11th century Hindu temple that holds some beautiful carvings that remain in good condition. Transfer to Phnom Penh and overnight
Day 5: Phnom Penh visit (B)
Start the day with a visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, two of the most striking buildings in the capital and considered as some of the finest examples of Khmer architecture. They were initially constructed in 1866 by the French. The Royal Palace is home to the current King Sihamoni. Situated 17km from Phnom Penh town, Cheung Ek was made famous by the movie “The Killing Fields”.
Day 6: Phnom Penh- Kratie (B)
This morning depart the city and drive to Kratie, a small town on the banks of the Mekong. Stop en route at Skuon, ‘Spiderville’, to sample if you dare the local delicacy of deep fried tarantula and visit Wat Hanchey with its commanding views over the Mekong River. Cross over to Koh Trong Island, a quiet and peaceful island surrounded by white sandy banks. Enjoy a cycle trip to experience rural Cambodia of old.
Day 7: Kratie- Ban Lung (B,L,D)
Return to the mainland and enjoy a scenic drive to Phnom Sambok, a pagoda offering fabulous riverside views. Continue onto a site to search for rare Irrawaddy dolphins and end in Banlung, the capital of Ratanakiri province. Enjoy time to cool off in the crystal clear waters of the crater lake of Yeak Loam.
Day 8: Ban Lung (B,L,D)
Today, travel north to Vouen Sai passing through several villages including those of the Tampou (Tampoun) people. Board a wooden boat and cruise up the Sesan River to Koah Peak village. Upon arrival, stroll through the local village of the Katcha ethnicity and visit the burial ground with its many statues, believed to act as guardians after their death. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning by boat to Vouen Sai and then back to Banlung.
Day 9: Ban Lung- Kam Pong Cham (B)
Depart Banlung and take the transfer to Kampong Cham via Kratie. This is quite a long day and the journey will break for lunch en route. Stop at a rubber tree plantation and a factory in Chup, one of Cambodia’s oldest and largest plantations. On arrival in Kampong Cham in the late afternoon, take an easy cycle ride around Koh Paen to meet the locals.
Day 10: To Siem Reap (B)
Journey to the ‘fusion temple’ of Wat Nokor which reflects a colourful contrast between the Hindu past and Buddhist present. Explore the pre-Angkorian temple of Isanapura which offers an interesting contrast to temple visits from the days to follow. Continue to Siem Reap and spend your final night.
Day 11: Departure (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your onward flight
|COMPLETE CAMBODIA (TOUR CODE: CAM-CC10)|
|PAX||2 pax||3-4 pax||5-6 pax||7-9 pax||10 pax +||Single room supplement|
|Standard Class 3*||$ 1549||$ 1219||$ 938||$ 873||$ 746||$ 253|
|Superior Class 4*||$ 1749||$ 1393||$ 1109||$ 1048||$ 935||$ 441|
|First Class 5*||$ 1963||$ 1605||$ 1321||$ 1256||$ 1147||$ 635|
|PRICE INCLUDES: Experienced English speaking guide • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D= Dinner) • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary • Accommodation in twin shared room in hotel with daily breakfast • Simple First Aid Kit • International flight reconfirmation.
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS
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RESERVATION & PAYMENT
All bookings will be confirmed by Pioneer Asia Holidays in writing along with confirmation of balance payment details. A deposit as required by us and the amount of which will be advised at the time of booking. Followed by the final balance of the cost by a specified date. The tour balance for all bookings will be direct debited from the payment details given at the time of booking 45 days prior to the departure date of the tour; if there is a failure to complete the payment Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to cancel the reservation.
TOUR PRICES AND VALIDITY:
Prices quoted in USD per person in twin shared basis. Itineraries and prices are valid from the most relevant edition of the website & the time of printing our brochure in October 2015 until 31 Sep 2018. Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to change any of the facilities, services, prices, itineraries or vehicles described in the brochure or online without being liable for compensation or refund.
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