Cambodia Cultural Exploration

Cambodia Cultural Exploration

This journey to Cambodia is ideal for those wanting to spend time exploring the highlights of Cambodia at a leisurely pace, having plenty of time to take in the most of what the country has to offer. Start the journey in the bustling town of Siem Reap, the gateway to the temple Angkor, where you will spend your four days exploring the mysterious temples of the legendary Khmer. Continue on to visit the vibrant capital of Phnom Penh before ending your trip on the laid-back south coast of Cambodia.

 

 

 

  

 

 

    Places visited:

  • Siem Reap
  • Phnom Penh
  • Kep
Itinerary Idea in Detail:
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  • Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival

    Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be met and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

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  • Day 2: Siem Reap (B)

    Have some time to fresh up before heading out for an afternoon tour to the beautiful temples of Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre (meaning the Citadel of the Women).

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  • Day 3: Siem Reap (B)

    Rise up early in the morning to visit Angkor Wat – the most iconic temple of the Ankgor. Follow the tour guide to explore the incredible temple in the early morning and avoid the crowds. In the afternoon, you will be taken to the Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake – the Tonle Sap. Enjoy your lake on a private boat with your tour guide, experience the remarkable daily life of the people living on their floating villages.

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  • Day 4: Siem Reap (B)

    Today you will visit the magnificent temples of Angkor, head to the enigmatic Ta Prohm at dawn with your tour guide. Then you can choose to head back to your hotel to relax a bit or continue exploring. After lunch you will be taken to the ancient city of Ankgor Thom, which house the charismatic faces of the Bayon. End the day watching the sunset from the Bayon before heading back to your hotel.

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  • Day 5: Siem Reap (B)

    Today is your last day in Siem Reap. You are free to explore the Siem Reap town or just enjoy a leisurely day by the pool, indulge in a spa treatment or join a Cambodian cooking class.

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  • Day 6: Phnom Penh (B)

    This morning your tour guide and drive will take you to the airport for your flight to the capital Phnom Penh. Upon arrival in the capital city, checking to your hotel then embark on a tour of the city for the cultural highlights with your guide. You will visit the Royal Palace and the National Museum as well as the busy market and a number of vibrant pagodas in the tranquil places of Phnom Penh.

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  • Day 7: Phnom Penh (B)

    Your tour guide will take you to the Killing Fields outside Phnom Penh, and also the genocide museum where you will learn about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge. In the afternoon you are free to explore the city, you may want to wander around the Russian market or a Buddhist temple.

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  • Day 8: Kep (B)

    After breakfast your tour gudie and driver drive you to the coastal village of Kep, the three-hour driving allows you to view beautiful pepper plantations along the way. The quiet fishing village of Kep is the ideal place to end your holiday in Cambodia.

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  • Day 9: Kep (B)

    Free at your own leisure. You can visit the Rabbit island, which is a short boat ride away from the mainland. Spend the day relaxing in a hammock, swimming in the sea and feasting on seafood.

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  • Day 10: Kep (B)

    Free at your own leisure. Enjoy the wonderful pool area or try out the spa. For a special occasion, you might like to book a private barbecue overlooking the Kep National Park.

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  • Day 11: Kep (B)

    Today your tour guide will show you around the forgotten colonial past of Kampot, faded French colonial architecture and laidback atmosphere.

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  • Day 12: Phnom Penh Departure (B)

    After your breakfast, your guide and driver will take you back to the airport in Phnom Penh in time for your next flight home.


PRICE PER PERSON: 4,500 USD (double occupancy)

All Incense Travel tours are private and depart daily.

 

Trip cost includes:

  • Private airport transfers
  • Private touring with your personal guides and drivers
  • Regional flights as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Preferred rooms at suggested hotels and boats mentioned in the itinerary based on double occupancy
  • English speaking guides
  • Around-the-clock support during your tour
  • All meals mentioned in the detailed itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Sightseeing as mentioned with permission fees and entrance tickets

 

Trip cost DOSE NOT include:

  • International airfare
  • Any meals not specified after each itinerary day, beverages at meals
  • Tips or gratuities to tour guides or staff
  • Hotel accommodation pre and post the trip
  • Pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any)
  • Travel insurance, visas, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Highlights

  • Enjoy the town of Siem Reap and explore the iconic temples of Angkor.
  • Explore the floating villages of Kompong Khleang on the Tonle Sap Lake.
  • Learn about Cambodia’s turbulent history in the capital of Phnom Penh.
  • Relax on the beautiful beach on the idyllic Rabbit Island in the southern coast of the country.

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