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Highlights of Cambodia

7 Days From US$985 p/p

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Tour highlights

  • Explore Phnom Penh - the capital of Cambodia with amazing architecture
  • Discover the secrets of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap
  • Experience the daily life of local people in Battambang
  • Ride the bamboo train through beautiful landscape and rice paddies
  • Boat in Tonle Sap Lake - the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia

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Itinerary Details

Spend a 7-day tour package discovering the highlights of captivating Cambodia as well as its untouched charm and warming hospitality. Visit Phnom Penh city of long-established tradition and magnificent constructions, then move to Battambang to learn more about the daily life of the locals. Travel to Siem Reap to visit the poetic Tonle Sap Lake and experience the floating life on the floating village. Discover the Angkor National Museum and the spectacular temples of Siem Reap.

Sua s'dei (Hello in Cambodia)! Welcome to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. You will receive the warm welcome from your tour guide. Take a good rest in hotel. If you have free time, perhaps stroll the streets of Phnom Penh and explore the city, taking in the interesting French colonial architecture.

Accommodation option:

  • The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa
  • (4 Ratings)
Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

breakfast and lunch

Start the day from the National Museum. The place houses an impressive collection of numerous statues, sculptures, bas-reliefs and so on. It is the perfect place to learn about Cambodian history and art.

We then head to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, the iconic historical sites in Phnom Penh. With unique Cambodian style and ornate structure, the buildings inside the palace are adorned with diamonds, jewels, gold, and silver.

Have lunch at local restaurant before a visit to Tuol Sleng Prison Museum - a former school that served as a Khmer Rouge torture center, and it's estimated that more than 20,000 people were held and tortured here. The Killing Fields of Choeung Ek which tells the story of the tragic legacy of the Khmer Rouge.

Accommodation option:

  • The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa
  • (4 Ratings)
Royal Palace

Royal Palace

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, we will head to Battambang to experience the daily life of local people and learn how to make some of the traditional products firsthand. Drive about 5 hrs along the poetic river will take us to Battambang province.

Once arrived, we will spend the whole afternoon socializing with locals and witness their brilliant craftsmanship. After that, head to the bamboo train to enjoy some fresh air and cool breeze of Cambodian countryside. Overnight in Battambang.

Accommodation option:

  • Battambang Resort
  • (4 Ratings)
Bamboo Train

Bamboo Train

breakfast and lunch

Today you will transfer from Battambang to Siem Reap (about 3-4 hrs). You will visit a Khmer village and enjoy view of the rice field and a lots of palm trees with great fresh air. You will also board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake, the biggest fresh-water lake in Southeast Asia.

After check in at hotel, enjoy your free time at leisure.

Accommodation option:

  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake

breakfast and lunch

Spend a full day visiting the amazing temples of Angkor on a guided exploration. Angkor Wat is the largest and most complete structure, and the only one of Angkor's temples that has its entrance facing west – the others face east. Then there is Angkor Thom, the 'Great Royal City', a temple famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone. Of all the temples visited today, Bayon temple is the centerpiece, with over 200 smiling carved faces and more than 50 gothic towers. After lunch it's off to the Ta Prohm Temple, which has large trees embedded in the stone foundations of the structure - powerful symbols of nature.

Accommodation option:

  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

breakfast and lunch

Embrace a very early start today if you wish to experience a sunrise visit to the Angkor complex (this is optional). From here, continue onto Banteay Srei. You'll see it's not a huge temple, but thanks to its intricate stone carvings it is sometimes referred to as 'the jewel in the crown of Angkorian art'. You can carry on exploring more temples, such as Preah Khan. This temple contains a maze of vaulted corridors and is another complex that has been largely reclaimed by the jungle.

Accommodation option:

  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Banteay Srei Temples

Banteay Srei Temples

breakfast

Transfer back to airport for your flight home or to your next destination.

  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.

Recommended hotels

Go Find Orient choose your accommodation based on easy accessibility to everything yet in a quiet neighborhood with the consideration of typical traditional style and modern comfort.

 Phnom Penh  The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa

  • Located only 200 meters behind the Royal Palace and National Museum, in the heart of Phnom Penh.
  • It is set up in a lush and exotic garden with a main 20 meter natural stone swimming pool and red pool & bar.
  • An art gallery is surrounding a lotus pond in front of the reception.
  • Rooms open up to different views and allow plenty of natural light.
  • Plantation Restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining.

 Battambang  Battambang Resort

  • Located in the midst of countless serene rice fields of Battambang.
  • Features bright and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of a garden or lake.
  • Enjoy pretty views of the spacious tropical gardens from the comfort of restaurant.
  • The resort has an outdoor pool, restaurant and bar, surrounded by rice fields and provides free private parking.

 Siem Reap  Golden Temple Hotel

  • Family-friendly 4-star hotel in the heart of Siem Reap. Set amidst gardens, features traditional Khmer décor and hospitality blended with modern comforts.
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Wat Damnak and Psar Chaa Market. Siem Reap Art Center Night Market and Pub Street are also within half a mile (1 km).
  • Features Cambodian characteristics, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge.
  • Offers 29 individually decorated guestrooms with private balconies and separate dining areas.