Highlights of Cambodia
11 Days 10 Nights
If you’ve wanted to travel to Southeast Asia, Cambodia is the first destination you should visit. It is the wonderful country comprise of beautiful nature and hospitable people.
All Highlights of Cambodia offers the itinerary that will take you to the ancient temple garden of Angkor in Siem Reap, where you will be amazed by the traditional architectures and unbelievable cravings.
At the Tonle Sap Lake, immerse yourself in the magnificent nature, and volunteer to teach English at the local school to meet the hospitable students. Artisan D’Angkor awaits you with its admirable effort to preserve the traditional arts and crafts.
Experience exclusive cruise on the Mekong Delta for the breathtaking scenery of sunset, then relive the historical events at the Royal Garden and the attractions of the Khmer Rouge regime. In Koh Rong, you will have the chance to participate in adventurous activities to enjoy your best time at the beach.
Volunteer to teach English to hospitable students at the local school by the Tonle Sap Lake
Visit the Artisan D’Angkor to learn about the incredible story of preserving traditional arts and crafts
Exclusive cruise on the Mekong Delta to see the astonishing sunset
Relive the glorious past of Cambodia at the Royal Palace
Explore the ancient attractions dated back in the Khmer Rouge regime and learn about the crimes against humanity
Experience Koh Rong with a wide range of adventurous activities
Arrive in Siem Reap; you will be picked up at the airport and travel to your hotel by car. Check in and spend your free time relaxing or exploring the local street vendors.
In the evening, you will have the chance to observe the Apsara dance, which was created by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia in the mid-20th century. Then a warm, welcoming dinner will be served with traditional dishes.
After dinner, mingle with the locals on your visit to the night market. Explore the colorful products displayed at bamboo stalls, or try out the delicious street food.
Meal (s): D
After breakfast, you will go on an exciting temple run in the Angkor temple garden complex. First, you will visit Angkor Thom, the ancient temples hidden in lush trees, with incredible face carvings on the surface that stunned archeologists with mysterious questions.
Then, discover the deep corridors, steep flights of stairs and towers of the Bayon Temples. This historical sight comprises of stone carvings that tell the events in the past of the country.
In Ta Prohm, immerse yourself in the photogenic scenery with the trees growing out of the ruins. It is the unique surroundings that made it one of Angkor’s most popular temples. UNESCO inscribed Ta Prohm on the World Heritage List in 1992. You will have a lunch break after this stop.
The itinerary continues to Angkor Wat, the temple garden with glistening golden temple tops that will never cease to amaze you. Continue visiting Phnom Bakheng, or Bakheng Hill, in time for sunset for an astonishing scene and rare photo ops.
At the end of the day, return to your hotel to rest. You will have dinner at any restaurant of your choice.
Meal (s): B/L
After breakfast, you will take the boat trip to Tonle Sap Lake, then participate in supporting teaching English at the local school. You will meet the hospitable locals and students who eager to learn.
Continue your excursion to visit the Artisan D’Angkor, the organization that has been preserving the art of crafting and creating jobs for artisans and even non-craftsmen throughout the country. You will be amazed by the story behind the organization. Lunch will be served at the renowned restaurant after your trip.
Return to your hotel to end the day the local way with a complimentary Khmer Massage. This is the best therapy to relieve the fatigue of the legs. Optionally, you can pick any restaurant to have dinner or dive in the local street food cuisine.
Meal (s): B/L
From Siem Reap, you can choose to travel to Phnom Penh by car or board a flight. Arrive in Phnom Penh, travel to the hotel by car. Check in at your hotel and pick any local restaurant for lunch. Then, you will have free time to relax or mingle with the locals on the streets.
Board your cruise in time to admire the sunset on this capital city as you cruise through the Mekong Delta. Enjoy tasty traditional dishes dinner, while being surrounded by the calming atmosphere of the clear sky and the sound of the river.
Meal (s): B/D
After breakfast, you will visit the Royal Palace, which is built in the 1860s and the residence of King Sihamoni. Major parts of the palace do not allow visitors, with the exception of the throne hall and the Silver Pagoda.
The Silver Pagoda presents the traditional architectures, with the outer surface, got remodeled with Italian marble during King Sihanouk’s pre-Khmer Rouge reign. You will get a glimpse of the royalty life as the royal lunch is served.
Continue your itinerary to visit Tuol Sleng Museum that used to be a high school, and served as the Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979. Review the historical crimes against humanity during the dark times of Cambodia at the Killing Field. The land is estimated to have at least a million victims.
End your day the local way by visiting the Russian market, where you can find designer products with a much lower price. Stop by the street food stall for dinner in the lively market.
Meal (s): B/L
From Phnom Penh, you will travel to Sihanoukville by car. Check in at the hotel and spend the evening visiting local shops of your preferences. Then return to your hotel for dinner.
Meal (s): B/L/D
You can spend this day at your own leisure. Explore local shops to buy exclusive handmade souvenirs for your loved ones, or relax by the beach with your favorite drink.
For a more adventurous time, go snorkeling or diving in the deep blue water of the ocean, to be amazed by the magnificent ocean creatures. Boat trips to desert islands or visit Ream National Park is also a great way to experience the coastal town to the fullest.
Meal (s): B/D
Leaving Sihanoukville, you will board an exciting boat trip to Koh Rong Island. Transfer to your hotel by car and have lunch with the fresh local seafood. Relax by the beach until dinner, which you can choose to have at a diner or luxury restaurant.
Meal (s): B
Take a day off at Koh Rong and choose activities to your preferences. You can have an enjoyable time splashing in the water, bask yourself in the sun, or participate in adventurous activities.
Scuba diving is one of the most popular activities due to the low price, and you can explore the hidden beauty of the sea. If you’d prefer discovering the beautiful surroundings of the beach, grab your kayak paddle and enjoy a trip on the pristine water.
Meal (s): B/D
Your last day in Koh Rong can include going shopping for the souvenirs made by the skillful artisans, savoring the street food, or go hiking in the jungle to see what nature offers. The must-have experience at the Koh Rong beach is a sizzling BBQ night with relaxing music.
Meal (s): D
You will travel back to Sihanoukville, then transfer to Phnom Penh by car for your flight. Do any last-minute shopping, and travel back to your home, with cherished memories of the hospitable people, and magnificent cultures of Cambodia. Cambodia is glad to welcome your return in the future! See you soon!
Meal (s): B
Daily breakfast and meals as mentioned in the program
All land transfer by air-conditioned vehicles
All entrance fees and sightseeing fess as mentioned in the program
Local English-speaking tour guide
All local taxes and service charges
Visa approved letter if needed
Not mentioned international, regional and domestic flights
Personal Insurance (Highly recommend)
Tips for tour guide and driver
Optional tours and extra services
Other services not mentioned in the program
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