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Classic Cambodia

Tailor Made Itinerary

12 Days From $3,437

Overview

Infused with a magic and serenity all its own, Cambodia provides the spectacular backdrop to this unforgettable journey. Beginning with a mesmerizing sunrise over Angkor Wat, you then embark on a journey that takes you from the famed jungle temples of Siem Reap and the colourful backstreets of Phnom Penh, into the lush landscapes of one of the world’s largest rainforest, before ending on an island paradise in the heart of a turquoise sea. After enjoying ancient temple ceremonies and exploring ...
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat and lose yourself in the myths and legends of the Angkor temples
  • Delve into Cambodia’s spiritual culture and visit sacred temples and receive blessings from monks
  • Savour Phnom Penh’s culinary delights as you explore hidden backstreets and colourful markets by tuktuk
  • Soak up the energy at a spectacular acrobatic performance by Phare Circus
  • Experience some of Southeast Asia’s most beautiful jungle from the comfort of your remote floating ecolodge
  • Relax on the white sand beaches of Koh Russey Island

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE SIEM REAP

DAY 1: ARRIVE SIEM REAP

On arrival into Siem Reap you will be greeted by your Wild Frontiers representative and transferred directly to your hotel for check in. After settling in and freshening up, your guide will take you out to the temples where you can watch your first sunset from Pre Rup temple.

Mulberry Boutique Hotel

DAY 2: SIEM REAP: TEMPLE HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 2: SIEM REAP: TEMPLE HIGHLIGHTS

Wake up early and head to Angkor Wat for sunrise and a morning tour of the temple before the crowds arrive. Mid-morning enjoy your delicious packed breakfast before continuing to some of the smaller temples in the complex, including Ta Prohm Temple, where Banyon trees grow through the temple walls. Return to your hotel for a break and in the afternoon head back to the temples to visit Angkor Thom, the famous walled city and see the many temples within its borders, including the fascinating Bayon temple with its many magnificent faces smiling out.

Mulberry Boutique Hotel
Breakfast

DAY 3: SIEM REAP: HIDDEN TEMPLES

DAY 3: SIEM REAP: HIDDEN TEMPLES

This morning you will explore the hidden trails of Angkor as you set off by bicycle along ancient city walls and through hidden jungle temples, often free from other visitors due to their remote accessibility. After a delicious lunch overlooking the royal bathing pool of Sra Srang, your guide will then take you to an active temple, where you will experience the ceremony “Srouch Tec”, which roughly translates into “pour water”, as a monk washes away your sins and bad luck as he chants in ancient Pali. This evening you will be treated to a unique acrobatic and artistic performance by the Cambodian 'Phare Ponleu Selpak' Circus. Literally translated as ''the brightness of the arts'', this Artistic and Social Centre has been running as a non-profit association since 1994, and was founded by a group of young ex-refugees from Battambang Province.

Mulberry Boutique Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4: SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH

DAY 4: SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH

You will catch a flight to Phnom Penh this morning. Once you’ve freshened up this afternoon you will set off on a tour of the city. After being destroyed by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, Cambodia’s capital city is now a thriving epicentre. Sitting on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers with wonderful crumbling colonial architecture, it’s a city spinning into the future. You hit the ground running this afternoon, exploring the highlights of this truly fascinating city, including the National Museum and the Royal Palace. This evening you can enjoy sundowners overlooking the riverside before sampling some delicious local dishes in one of our recommended restaurants.

White Mansion Boutique Hotel
Breakfast

DAY 5: PHNOM PENH

DAY 5: PHNOM PENH

This morning head to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum where our guide will explain the history of the Khmer Rouge and walk you through the different museum displays. You then continue on to the Choeung Ek Memorial, the site of one of the country’s many killing fields. This sobering visit offers an important insight into Cambodia’s tragic and very recent history. After returning to the hotel to freshen up you will set off on your private food tour to discover some of Phnom Penh’s best kept secrets, as you sample your way through some of the city’s most celebrated culinary delights.

White Mansion Boutique Hotel
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6: PHNOM PENH - KOH KONG

DAY 6: PHNOM PENH - KOH KONG

This morning you set off to Koh Kong, home to lush forested jungle and thundering waterfalls. As you arrive on the banks of the Tatai River at the foot of the Cardamom Mountains, you will then journey down river until you reach the beautiful 4 Rivers Floating Lodge.

4 Rivers Floating Eco-Lodge
Breakfast

DAY 7: KOH KONG

DAY 7: KOH KONG

Set off early this morning and enjoy the sights and sounds of the jungle as you venture out into your natural surroundings, exploring by kayak and on foot, experiencing the beauty and remoteness of one of the world's largest rainforests. After a free day relaxing at the lodge or doing some more exploring, you will be taken on an exclusive sunset cruise up the Tatai River, enjoying the cool evening breeze with a refreshing sundowner as you glide along the jungle waters, feeling a million miles away from everywhere.

4 Rivers Floating Eco-Lodge
Breakfast

DAY 8: KOH KONG - KOH RUSSEY

DAY 8: KOH KONG - KOH RUSSEY

Catching the boat back upriver, you will be met by your driver who will transfer you on to Sihanoukville. Arrive at the pier where you will board the Alila speed boat to Koh Russey Island. Upon arrival on the island you will be greeted by your host with a welcome drink and will be shown to your villa. Soak up the tranquillity of this tropical setting as you relax in the privacy of your villa, on the calm white beaches or out trying one of the many water activities.

Alila Villas Koh Russey
Breakfast

DAY 9: KOH RUSSEY

DAY 9: KOH RUSSEY

You have the next couple of days free to relax or explore on your own. There's nothing quite like waking up surrounded by the sounds and smells of both the jungle and ocean, in a tropical paradise so secluded it feels like you've stepped into the world of Robinson Crusoe. This luxurious private island is the perfect setting to enjoy some well-earned R&R, where you can take advantage of a variety of activities and treatments across the island, or simply while away your time in the comfort of your private villa or lazing on the white sandy beach.

Alila Villas Koh Russey
Breakfast

DAY 10: KOH RUSSEY

DAY 10: KOH RUSSEY

Another free day to relax and explore.

Alila Villas Koh Russey
Breakfast

DAY 11: KOH RUSSEY - PHNOM PENH

DAY 11: KOH RUSSEY - PHNOM PENH

Say goodbye to your secret paradise and board the speedboat back to Sihanoukville. Upon arrival you will be met by your driver who will transfer you back to Phnom Penh.

White Mansion Boutique Hotel
Breakfast

DAY 12: DEPART PHNOM PENH

DAY 12: DEPART PHNOM PENH

This morning you will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward flight.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Superior

Superior

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

CLASSIC CAMBODIA (12 DAYS) $3,437

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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