Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Phnom Penh (City Cyclo Tour)
On arrival at the airport in Cambodia you will be met by a See Asia Differently representative, who will transfer you to your hotel and then take you to a local restaurant for lunch and your first taste of Cambodian cuisine. In the afternoon enjoy a city cyclo tour, which is the perfect way to get your bearinga and takie in the capital’s key sites such as Wat Phnom, the National Library, the Central Market, the National Museum and of course the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, before ending up on the waterfront.
Overnight in Phnom Penh (Meals: _/_/_)
Day 2: Phnom Penh to Sen Monorom (Coffee Plantation & Traditional tribal BBQ)
After breakfast, you start our journey to Sen Monorom and the wilds of the north-east which is the most diverse region in Cambodia. On arrival we will take you to a local coffee plantation for a local lunch called ‘Banh Cheav’ (delicious savoury pancakes) before visiting the local market to buy some food to offer to the local tribes people who will be cooking your dinner. You then drive to a traditional Phnong village where you can interact with the locals and enjoy a traditional BBQ and some homemade rice wine as a night cap before bed in your homestay.
Overnight in Local Homestay (Meals: B/L/D)
Day 3: Sen Monorom (Jungle & Waterfall Trekking)
You begin the day with a jungle trek of the captivating area an head towards a jungle waterfall called Leng Oung. Once here you have time to take refreshing swim in its water whilst your guide prepares a traditional bamboo soup and BBQ for you. After eating lunch at the waterfall you continue through the jungle, navigating you way on different paths until you return back to your starting point of ‘Pou Tang Village’. Once here you can rest and have fun with the family of your tour guide before checking in to a guest house and enjoying a well-deserved shower.
Overnight in Sen Monorom (Meals: B/L/_)
Day 4: Sen Monorom (Elephant Project)
Today you will visit Pu Long Village which is home to a local Bunong community, from here you will walk to where the elephants are located in the jungle. No trekking on the elephants is allowed as the local people aim to provide a comfortable environment for the elephants. You will walk alongside them as they pass through the lush jungle going about their daily activities. Eventually we will reach a river where the elephants will pause to have a dip and cool down. At this point, you can help to wash the elephants, have a refreshing swim and eat lunch. You then continue your trek through the jungle and back to civilisation.
Overnight in Sen Monorom (Meals: B/L/D)
Day 5: Sen Monorom to Kratie (Koh Trong Island Discovery)
This morning you travel to Kratie and then catch a ferry over to Koh Trong Island for lunch. You then have the entire afternoon to immerse yourself into traditional Cambodian life under your own steam. You will be provided bikes to explore the island or alternatively you can enjoy a day pass at the swimming pool of a gorgeous boutique hotel. At the end of the day you then catch the ferry back and then have the evening to enjoy in Kratie.
Overnight in Kratie (Meals: B/_/_)
Day 6: Kratie to Siem Reap (Dolphin Spotting)
Today you will travel upstream to board a traditional fishermen’s boat which takes you on a one hour cruise to the dolphin pool of Kampi. This is the largest dolphin pool on the Mekong River and is the best natural habitat to witness the critically endangered Mekong Dolphin (Irrawaddy Dolphin). There is also an opportunity to have a swim in the river too before travelling the remaining distance all the way to Siem Reap. Once in town we will show you some of the best places to enjoy a few drinks and the towns vibrant night life.
Overnight in Siem Reap (Meals: B/_/_)
Day 7: Siem Reap (Angkor Temples & Phare Cambodian Circus)
The Angkor temples are a magnificent sight! Angkor Wat temple is by far the most famous and often compared to sites such as Machu Picchu (Peru) and Petra (Jordan) it’s definitely a must see. In the evening you will be picked up and taken to the big top, where you will enjoy dinner before witnessing the incredible Cambodian circus. The circus is a mixture of acrobatics, music and culture as each performance tells a story about something in Cambodian culture.
Overnight in Siem Reap (Meals: B/_/_)
Day 8: Depart Siem Reap (Floating Villages)
This morning you will get to enjoy a morning trip to the floating village of Kampong Phluk, where you will visit the flooded forest and the vast Tonle Sap Lake before returning back to your hotel for lunch before we arrange transportation to the airport for your departing flight home.
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Airport pick up and drop off
Overnights as mentioned
Excursions as mentioned
Transportation in private A/C vehicle
English speaking guide
Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)
All flights unless included in itinerary & Visa fees
International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)
Meals, unless mentioned differently
Beverages and personal expenses
Other excursions and entrance fees
Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)
Please note: You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it as well as bringing with you 4 passport size photos with you for your visa, as well as having a couple spare.
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Your next steps:
1Get in touch and talk to our specialist Asia travel team
2We then craft a unique and tailor-made itinerary just for you.
3We will stay in touch with you all the way through your holiday experience
4Pack you bags and get ready for your Asia holiday of a life time
On arrival in Asia we will meet you at the airport, transfer you to your hotel and then sit down to run over your holiday program again. We then introduce you to your local guides and give you some helpful local travel tips; such as local restaurant and bar suggestions and some cultural insights.
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