15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS COUNTRYSIDE & BEACH BREAK
- Tour code: CPA12
- Duration: 15 days 14 nights
- Discover wonderful landscape of " World Heritage " Angkor Wat complex
- Discover some famous place in Phnom Penh Royal Place, Killing Fields, Russian market, the Sliver pagoda..
- Take boat trip to sightseeing some beach of Cambodia
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival
Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. Afternoon, visiting the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm isan incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundationsof the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature.
Overnight athotel in Siem Reap
Day 2: Fullday explore Angkor complex
The sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, theRoyal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as themost complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers anarea of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with colums, libraries,pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 3: Siem Reap – Bird Sanctuary – Phnom Penh
This morning, you will depart by boat to Battambang Province, the major rice grange in Cambodia. Since you will l startthis early morning trip at 6AM, you will enjoy sunrise and sounds of awakened animals. This is the tour by boat from Siem Reap with visit of floating fishermen’s villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia. Whole day you will dedicate to flora and fauna, an observation of birds in the Bird Sanctuary, the largestornithological reserve of South East Asia. Picnic or lunch in local restaurant is provided. Return to Siem Reap. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Phnom Penh
- Day 4: Phnom Penh – Killing fields
Day 5: Phnom Penh – Kratie
Travel by car from Phnom Penh to Kratie. Kratie, a little town at the edge of Mekong. Kratie is famous for its DolphinsIrrawaddy, whose about sixty specimens there is. The road which follows the river is lined with traditional Khmers housesrather old, and to walk is there very pleasant.
Overnight a hotel in Kratie.
Day 6: Kratie – Rattankiri
Leave this morning by car from Kratie and proceed to Banlung. Banlung City is the provincial capital of Ratanakiri Province in Cambodia’s mountainous northeastern corner. Heavily jungled and home to 12 different ‘ Khmer Loeu’ ethnicminority groups, Ratanakiri province has a real edge-of-the-world feel to it. Afternoon, we will explore the near by Boueng Yeak Laom lake and Cha Ong Waterfalls.
Day 7: Banlung – Rattankiri
Today, proceed to visit the local market at Bar Keo and continue on for sightseeing around Banlung taking a trip to Andoung Meas (Golden wells) district, continue by boat to Taing Se commune along Sre San river. Visit Charay hilltribe, gem mines and digging wells at Bar Kaev and on the way back, visit rubber and coffee plantations.
Overnight athotel in Banlung.
Day 8: Rattankiri
This morning, you will be taken for an excursion to Vuen Sai. Visit Veal Rumplan (stone field) enroute and continue to Veun Sai district. Take a boat trip on Sre San river and stop at Kachoun village for a close look at the village life. Alsovisit Tumpoun village, Ou’lalay, Kavet, a minority Chinese village. At Banphang village, get the cotton yarn wishtied and get water spray from elders of the village, visit Norng Kabat forest, turn back to Banlung.
Day 9: Rattankiri – Kampung Cham
Breakfast at the hotel. The same morning, you will be transferred to Kompung Cham following the same route to PhnomPenh. Before approaching Kompung Cham provincial capital, you will stop over and visit Rubber plantation on the way, then continue to the town.
Overnight in Kompung Cham.
Day 10: Kampung Cham – Phnom Penh
Breakfast at hotel. The same morning you will visit Wat Norkor followed by Phnom Prous and Phnom Srei on the way to back to Phnom Penh. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 11: Phnom Penh – Tonle Bati – Takeo – Phnom Da – Kampot - Kep
Depart from Phnom Penh for Kampot. En route, stop at Tonle Bati and visit Ta Prohm temple (12-13 centuries) and Yeay Peau temple (12th century). Visit the Prasat Neang Khmao, the temple of the Black Virgin (10th century) and visita silk weaving village before proceeding to Takeo. Lunch at local restaurant. Take a boat from Takeo to Phnom Da(please note that the speed boat does not have a cover or any shade - hat and sun tan cream essential). Visit Phnom Datemple (the climb up is easy as this particular Phnom ‘hill’ is not very high. The path up to the temple is steep, over some big rocks), a pre-Angkorian laterite tower (6th century) and Asram Maharoseil (6th century), an Indian-style sand stone temple constructed in a style unlike any other temple in Cambodia. Return to Takeo by boat and continue to Kep and check-in at the hotel.
Overnight in Kep.
Day 12: Kep – Sihanoukville – Rabbit island
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, take the boat trip to Kor Tonsai (rabbit Island). The beach is typical tropical islandsettings. Long and lined with coconut palms. The sand isn’t as white as other beaches but the water is crystal clear and the jungle covered mountains provide a nice back drop to the coconut palms. Return to Kep by afternoon, then continue to drive to Sihanoukvill.
Overnight at hotel in Sihanoukvill
Day 13: Sihanoukville
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, we will spend our fully day by taking again the boat trip to the closest island is Koh Pos (Snake Island), 800m off Victory beach. The beaches on Koh Pos are pretty average. The nearest island with reasonably good beaches and snorkeling is Koh Kaong Kang (Koh Thas), located about 45 minutes to 1 hour away.
Return to Sihanoukvill and overnight.
Day 14: Sihanoukville
Free and relax at the beach. Overnight at hotel in Sihanoukville
Day 15: Sihanoukville – Phnom Penh
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Phnom Penh for the flight departure.
- Local English speaking guide
- Hotel accommodation
- Private car with air con as mentioned
- All transfers with our A/C transport
- Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites & boat trip as mentioned
- Meals as indicated
- Boat trip as mentioned
- Cold water and towel during the trip
- International flight ticket
- Cambodia visa
- Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
- Other meals not mentioned
- Tips & personal expenses
- Other not stated above
- Travel insurance