Day 1Welcome to Phnom Penh

  • Your driver will be waiting for you at the airport. Then transfer to your hotel for check-in, and free time to rest.

Meal and accommodations
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars

Day 2Phnom Penh, booming capital

  • In the morning, visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, true gems of the Khmer architecture built in the middle of the 19th century.

  • Visit the National Museum, and discover one of the largest collections of Khmer art: 14,000 sculptures and ethnographic items, gathered for the most part from the Angkor temples.

  • Visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21) that used to be the largest detention and torture center under Pol Pot's regime. The premises reveal a painful chapter of the Cambodian history.

  • Meet a Khmer chef who will teach you how to cook delicious local dishes.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars
2h - 77km
Takeo
2h - 77km

Day 3Takeo & the « Mekong ladies »

Phnom Penh - Takeo

  • In the morning, leave Phnom Penh and take the road to Takeo.

  • Nearby Lake Tonle Bati, you will discover beautiful temples of Angkorian architecture, for example Yeay Pow or Ta Prohm.

Takeo - Phnom Penh

  • Nicknamed "the ladies of the Mekong" the giant freshwater shrimps are the specialty of Takeo. Enjoy this awesome dish in a local restaurant (meal included).

  • The Phnom Da site sits in a very relaxing environment. On top of the hill, you will discover the famous Prasat from the 11th century, and then the peaceful Cambodian countryside landscapes with endless rice fields.

  • Note : dinner not included by default.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Lunch: Own
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars
2h 30m - 150km
Kampong Thom

Day 4Spiders and bugs in Skun

Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom

  • Transfer without guide to Kampong Thom, halfway between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. It's the perfect stopover to visit Sambor Prei Kuk temples and discover the authentic countryside. Upon your arrival, check-in, rest and free time.

  • At the intersection of the national roads N6 and N7, brace yourselves to fully enjoy a "culinary" pit stop in the small town of Skun, renowned for its grilled spiders and insects.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Bungalow
Kampong Thom

Day 5A countryside full of surprises

  • On a scooter, discover the surroundings of Kampong Thom. Countryside, handicraft, field and stone work… an authentic experience in the heart of Cambodia and off the beaten path!

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Bungalow
Lunch: Bungalow
Dinner: Bungalow
Accommodation: Bungalow
Kampong Thom
2h 30m - 170km

Day 6On the way to Siem Reap

Kampong Thom - Siem Reap

  • On the edge of Kampong Thom, discover of the astounding pre-Angkorian temples of Sambor Prei Kuk. This archaeological site has been part of UNESCO World Heritage since July 2017.

    A stop in the center of Isanbores will let you enjoy and observe the local handicraft.

  • Transfer to Kampong Kleang village located on the Tonle Sap lake, about 1h30 from Siem Reap by car. You will embark on a private boat to discover and visit floating villages.

    Note: During the dry season, the excursion may be replaced by another visit depending on the water level.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Bungalow
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars
17m - 8km
17m - 8km

Day 7The majestic Angkor temples

Siem Reap - Angkor Wat

  • In a tuk-tuk, with your guide, discover the Angkor temples in and around Angkor Thom area.

    In the morning, discover Angkor Wat, the symbol of the apogee of the Khmer Empire ; Bayon and its towers with gigantic faces.

    In the afternoon, visit Ta Prohm known for its huge trees with tremendous roots and Pre Rup to admire the sunset from the heights of the temple.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars
1h - 55km
1h - 55km

Day 8Unusual temples

Siem Reap - Kbal Spean

  • In the morning, this one-hour hike will take you to Kbal Spean nicknamed « the underwater temple ».

Kbal Spean - Siem Reap

  • In the afternoon, continue with the visit of Banteay Srey temple, smaller than the gigantic Angkor Wat or Bayon. This pink sandstone temple nicknamed "The Citadel of Women" is known for the refinement of bas-reliefs and sculptures that adorn its walls and columns.

    Then, discover the Banteay Samre temple.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars

Day 9Shopping & traditional khmer show

  • In the morning, visit the National Museum and discover about the history of the Khmer civilization and its cultural heritage. Its rich collection includes treasures from the Angkor archaeological site, and shows the beauty and complexity of Khmer art. You will appreciate the superb gallery of the 1,000 Buddhas and the thorough presentation of the various temples.

  • In the afternoon, one last shopping session to fill your suitcases with souvenirs and gifts. At the local market, there’s plenty to be found but get ready for tough negotiations!

  • In the evening, attend a dinner-show of traditional dance. Dancers, singers and musicians present a selection of the most famous Cambodian classical and folk dances to take you on a journey from Angkorian palaces to nowadays villages.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Dinner: Por Cuisine
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars

Day 10On the way to Battambang

Siem Reap - Battambang

  • Transfer by car to Battambang. On your arrival, check-in, rest and free time.

  • In the afternoon, discover Wat Slaket pagoda and Ek Phnom, a Brahmanic sandstone temple from the 11th century.

  • Visit the circus school of the association Phare Ponleu Sekpak (PPS), "the Light of Arts" and meet talented young Cambodians (closed on weekends and holidays).

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 3-stars

Day 11The post-colonial charm of Battambang

  • In the morning, discover the local life of Battambang : Wat Kor village, rice fields, knives manufacturing, typical dishes preparation like prahok or rice cakes…

  • Visit one of the last traditional houses of Battambang with a Khmer architecture. Made of wood, it still houses period utensils.

  • Visit the Battambang Provincial Museum. On the small side, this museum will surprise you with the unlikely interest of its collection, not to mention the charm of the building itself.

  • In the afternoon, discover the Phnom Sampov temple. Stay there until sunset to watch the flight of the bats an their incredible show in the air.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 3-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 3-stars
5h 15m - 295km

Day 12On the way to Phnom Penh

Battambang - Phnom Penh

  • In the morning, about 10 kilometers from Kampong Chhnang, discover the know-how of the potters. The traditional village has been famous for centuries for its clay pots sold throughout the whole country. The tools have been modernized but the know-how still remains, from generation to generation.

  • In the late afternoon, embark on a boat for a trip on the Tonle Sap to enjoy an amazing view of Phnom Penh and a beautiful sunset.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 3-stars
Accommodation: Hotel 2-stars
3h - 150km

Day 13Kampot above and underground

Phnom Penh - Kampot

  • Transfer by car without guide to Kampot. On your arrival, check-in, rest and free time.Take the opportunity to visit the city, the pepper plantations or the salt fields.

  • In the morning, 20 minutes from Kampot, the Phnom Kampong Trach caves are considered natural temples by the local Buddhists, and hide many statues and altars. At the end of this speleological excursion, one can admire a beautiful representation of reclining Buddha located in an open-air clearing that was created by rock collapse.

  • Kampot/Kep region is internationally renowned for its exceptional pepper, but also produces salt. In the afternoon, visit the salt fields and discover the traditional harvest still in use today.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 2-stars
Accommodation: Bungalow
40m - 30km

Day 14On the peppery way to Kep

Kampot - Kep

  • In the morning, transfer to Kep. With the visit of Sothy’s organic pepper plantation, you will find out why « Kampot pepper » is known as one of the best in the world.

  • In the afternoon, in the Jasmine Valley, the Butterfly Farm will amaze you with its wonderful flowery ecological garden where they raise numerous species of colorful butterflies.

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Bungalow
Accommodation: Hotel 3-stars

Day 15A day on Rabbit Island

  • Embark on a boat to reach Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay). Explorer for a day, you will have plenty of time to walk, swim or lay on the beach before heading back to Kep.

  • Lunch in a local restaurant (alcohol and drinks are not included).

  • In the evening, have dinner in Kep in one of the typical crab market restaurants. Get ready for a seafood feasting!

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 3-stars
Lunch: Province restaurant
Dinner: Province restaurant
Accommodation: Hotel 3-stars
2h 30m - 155km
Départ Phnom Penh

Day 16Have a good journey home !

Kep - Phnom Penh

  • Transfer by car to Phnom Penh Airport. The program can be changed according to the time of your flight).

  • Note: Lunch and dinner are not included by default

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Hotel 3-stars
duration 16 days. International flight not included.

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