HIGHLIGHTS OF CAMBODIA

  • Explore the Cambodian Countryside & live with a local family
  • Discover Tonle Sap nature reserve by boat
  • Private tour of Angkor Wat
  • Sunset Boat of Angkor Thom
  • City tour of Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap
  • Battambang
  • Tonle Sap Biosphere
  • Phnom Penh

10 DAYS

PRIVATE TOUR

FROM

$1675 AUD / $1860 NZD

"This is a tour for those wanting to experience rural life and spend some time with a local family"
Aaron - Cambodia Ground Mananger

Experience highlights of Cambodian culture, nature and history on this 10 day tour that keeps you close to the locals. You'll explore Angkor Wat with your own personal guide. Ride around the countryside on a train made of bamboo. Go temple hopping in Colonial Battambang. Explore nature and stay with a local family in Tonle Sap nature reserve and learn about the history of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. It's a whirlwind journey of wonder, excitement, awe and interest.

  • DAY 01

    Arrive in Siem Reap

    Arrive at Siem Reap airport where your driver will be waiting for you ready to take you to your hotel. Check in, freshen up and get ready for your Cambodian adventure.

  • DAY 02

    Sunrise at Angkor Wat

    Rise early to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat, one of mankind’s greatest achievements. An expert guide will collect you from your hotel, and check you into the Angkor complex just in time to see the sun rise. You'll continue your exploration of the temple complex for the rest of the morning.

    After a spot of lunch spend the afternoon exploring Angkor's lesser known temples. Marvel at the smiling faces of the Bayon Temple, the jungle engulfed Ta Prohm Temple and the sprawling Elephant Terrace.

    In the evening enjoy the lively town of Siem Reap which is teeming with outstanding restaurants, funky bars, markets and creative shops.

  • DAY 03

    Temple hopping and a quick cruise

    Day two of temple hopping. Your guide will sit with you in the morning to work out an itinerary that matches your interest and energy levels.

    The day will finish with a peaceful boat ride on the moat of Angkor Thom at sunset.

    Enjoy cruisiing around the calm serene ancient Khmer water systems, with a G&T in hand and bird song in the background.

  • DAY 04

    Free day in Siem Reap

    Spend a free day in funky Siem Reap. The town is chocked full of cool cafes, lovely little bars and great markets. If you want to do something a little more exciting chat to us about our Siem Reap Day Tours.

  • DAY 05

    Explore Battambang

    Your driver will pick you up from your hotel for the 3 hour countryside journey to Battambang.

    Visit and take a ride on the fabulous bamboo train, a great way to explore the rural areas around this friendly riverside town. Travel southwest to explore Phom Sampeau, a limestone hillside with panoramic views, and see the caves of the Khmer Rouge. On the way back to town visit Cambodia’s first winery.

  • DAY 06

    Go on a history hunt in Battambang

    Take some time to explore this laid back sleepy town full of crumbling colonial beauty and then visit Banan Temple and the villages along the way, visiting the ancient wooden houses that are over one hundred years old. In the afternoon visit Wat Ek Phnom and see the local rice paper and noodle makers and visit the fish paste market.

  • DAY 07

    Cruise along Tonle Sap

    Today you'll embark on Cambodia’s most spectacular boat journey travelling from Battambang to Prek Kanteal. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel and drop you off at the harbour where you'll board a small junk boat.

    You'll navigate down narrow waterways and marshland, to arrive in the floating village of Prek Kanteal, in the heart of the Prek Toal bird sanctuary.

    Thi evening you'll stay in a very simple home in the village, which give you a unique insight into the lives of the families living on the lake.

  • DAY 08

    Explore Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

    At sunrise you'll take a boat into Prek Toal Core Area to observe some of South East Asia’s rarest birdlife.

    The nesting area in a flooded forest is spectacular in itself. Continuing by boat you'll arrive back in Siem Reap for a late lunch and a free afternoon.

  • DAY 09

    Do a Phnom Penh City Tour

    A morning flight takes you to Phnom Penh and in the afternoon you can take a city tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Royal Palace.

    Why not enjoy dinner at Friend’s Restaurant, a vocational training NGO supporting Phnom Penh’s street children.

  • DAY 10

    Departure Day

    It's time to say goodbye to your Cambodian adventure. We hope you've had an awesome stay and got to experience local Cambodian culture.

Accommodation

The accommodation on this trip is quite basic. If you'd like to upgrade your stay to better hotels, just chat to us about 3-4star options. You will be spending:
  • 8 nights in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse (ranging from 2-3 Stars)
  • 2 nights in a basic homestay

Inclusions

  • 2 day private tour of Angkor Wat with your own guide and transportation
  • Sunset boat tour at Angkor Thom
  • 2 Day Private tour of Battambang Countryside
  • Private city and museum tour in Phnom Penh
  • Boat trips in Tonle Sap Biosphere
  • Flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
  • English speaking local guides entrance fees and transport for all Included Activities
  • All airport transfers

Living the local life

The local family were so kind and the food was yum. Thanks so much Aaron and Dara for organising everything.
Katy Higgins, Australia

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Guaranteed departure with groups of 4 or more. Also available as a private trip

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