Cambodia Luxury Nature Exploration

Price
£££ from £2299.00 /PP
Highlights
  • Traditional Music workshop.
  • Immersive Countryside Experience Trei Nhoar Community Village.
  • Angkor Wat Temple
  • Home Hosted Dining Experiences.
  • Tatai Waterfall.
  • Tatai Sunset Boat Trip.
  • Angkor Archaeological Park.
  • Phare Cambodian Circus.
  • Cambodian Village Life Experience.
  • Phnom Penh.
  • Fishing & Snorkelling Trip.
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Overview

Welcome to an exceptional tour through Cambodia, where each step opens up a new element of this enchanting country.

The beginning of our journey takes place in Siem Reap, a city that is so rich in history and tradition. You will be greeted with open arms and invited to participate in a session on traditional music. Additionally, you will be served a lovely dinner as a welcome, which will set the stage for the miracles that are to come.

A look into Cambodia's diverse cultural fabric may be found at each and every stop, from the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Temples to the tranquil countryside of Trei Nhoar Community Village.

During our time in Phnom Penh, the bustling capital city of Cambodia, we will get the opportunity to dine in the home of a well-known Cambodian female chef. We will enjoy the flavours of authentic Cambodian food while being surrounded by warmth and friendliness.

During our travel to Koh Kong, the landscape unfolds before us like a playground filled with breathtaking natural scenery. You will get the opportunity to connect with Cambodia's untouched nature through activities such as sunset boat cruises on the Tatai River and experiencing moments of tranquilly at the Tatai Waterfall.

After that, proceed to Koh Rong Sanloem Island, where you will find beaches that are untouched and waters that are incredibly clear. Take a trip to the depths of the ocean for a snorkelling tour or cast your line for a fishing excursion, all while taking in the beautiful beauty of the island.

During the course of our trip, you will be completely submerged in the sights, sounds, and flavours of Cambodia, thereby creating memories that will be with you for the rest of your life. Consequently, we invite you to go with us on this extraordinary journey as we travel together to discover the essence of Cambodia.

Itinerary

Welcome to Siem Reap!

When you arrive, your guide will be waiting to take you to your accommodation. After check-in, you can relax by the hotel pool or explore Siem Reap on your own.
At 4pm, experience the soul-stirring melodies of Khmer music, a vivid part of Cambodian culture. This ancient art form has been used for religious rites and joyous celebrations for centuries. Experience the Angkor period with towering temples and elaborate carvings that depict mythology and daily life. Musical ensembles continue the rich history of the past in villages today.
Immerse yourself in the world of Khmer music for a wonderful afternoon. Learn to play traditional instruments used in the halls of Angkor Wat with a local master who has passed down the tradition for centuries. Create exquisite tunes with your fingertips, fueled by commitment and enthusiasm for this timeless art form.
Enjoy a royal feast and traditional Apsara dance as the sun goes down. Immerse yourself in Cambodian history and culture through the graceful and elegant performances. This immersive experience combines music, dance, and tradition to create unforgettable memories.

Accommodation: The Aviary Hotel or similar

Meals: Dinner
Explore the Angkor Archaeological Park and visit the magnificent Angkor Wat temple for a unique experience. Embark on a Jeep ride through the busy streets, arriving at the park just in time for sunrise. Discover the best vantage point to see the sun rise behind Angkor Wat's towering spires, creating an unforgettable silhouette. As the crowds disperse, you may explore the full Angkor site with your archaeologist guide, enjoying perfect temperature and lighting.
After that, have a relaxing breakfast in the peaceful settings just outside the temple.

Explore ancient ruins by riding bikes through dense forests and back routes. Explore both well-known and lesser-known temples, such as Bayon's enigmatic faces and Ta Prohm, which has been absorbed by the jungle. Cycle through the forest and explore the history and beauty of Angkor.

The Phare Cambodian Circus in Siem Reap offers an exciting evening at 6pm. Phare, the only circus act in the region to hold the Guinness World Resort record for the longest performance, is a must-see. The circus, run by the same NGO, provides art and performing instruction to Khmer adolescents to improve their future prospects. Experience a dynamic performance that mixes acrobatics, tight-rope walking, juggling, contortion, music, and circus arts to celebrate Cambodian culture.
Embark on a 30-minute interactive trip inside the Cambodian Circus' backstage magic.

Discover the inner workings of the circus, from technician and costume design to artist studios. Join a Q&A session with a Phare Circus manager to discover more about the project, including a sneak glimpse into the stage entrance. Before the main event at 8pm, enjoy a small meal and a fun pre-show at the big top location. Prepare for an evening full of amazement and fun!

Note:
- Angkor Wat closed third level on Buddhist day (Its one day per week and dates always change based on lunar calendar)
- What to wear: comfortable clothes and shoes for cycling. To visit temple, we suggest guests to dress respectfully by covering your arms, legs, and torso.
- Allergy or dietary: All guests need to advise as soon as booking is confirmed.

Accommodation: The Aviary Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Experience true Cambodian village life with this journey that takes you beyond the cities and into the heart of local culture. Explore the gorgeous suburbs of Siem Reap to experience the authentic Cambodian way of life, unaffected by modernization. Cambodian peasants are known for their great hospitality and tight-knit communities. Every significant event in the village, including births, marriages, and deaths, shapes the community's shy yet welcoming demeanour. This Cambodia local tour provides a deep insight of the country's people and culture.

Your voyage begins with a visit to several locations, including farms and communities. Dress comfortably and embrace the mud to experience the people' extraordinary resourcefulness with minimal material goods.

The rural Khmer people are known for their friendliness and sincerity, probably due to their poor living conditions. They are passionate about buffalo farming, cooking, and enjoying nature's bounty. Discover local culture in the lovely villages of Trei Nhoar. Experience the locals' exceptional skill as they weave exquisite baskets and learn about their daily lives as they tend to their farms and create delicious Khmer delicacies. The trip highlights include a memorable lunch with locals. Enjoy a home-cooked supper with fresh local produce, surrounded by warm and welcoming folks.

This interactive trip provides an introduction to a genuine Cambodian experience. Explore village life, learn about local resilience and resourcefulness, and interact with the country's rich cultural legacy to create lasting memories. Prepare to be charmed by the beauty of Cambodia's villages and the people that live there.

Accommodation: The Aviary Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Prepare for an interesting ride from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh. Prepare for a 6-hour drive full of amazing views and unique experiences. Along the way, we'll stop at the bustling Skuon local market, where you'll see trays of unusual fried bugs and insects. This market is known for its famous specialty, fried spiders or tarantulas. If you want to try something new, why not take a bite?

Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, we may relax and enjoy the wonderful amenities of our hotel. Spend your day at your own speed, whether relaxing by the pool or exploring the hotel's facilities. This is an excellent opportunity to rejuvenate and enjoy the lively ambiance of this interesting city. Prepare for an incredible adventure that blends relaxation and a taste of the exceptional!

Accommodation: Anik Boutique Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast
Embark on an afternoon guided adventure in Phnom Penh to uncover hidden gems and experience the vibrant sides of this buzzing city.This tour combines local transportation and walking to explore hidden alleyways and learn about the local lifestyle. Explore Phnom Penh's local marketplaces and capture memorable moments with your camera. Meet your local expert guide and cyclo driver, who will deliver unique narrative and historical insights while driving you throughout the city. Discover the highlights of Phnom Penh, including Wat Phnom, the Independence Monument, and hidden gems.

Participating in local Zumba dancing sessions in a park with locals is essential for a fulfilling day.

Enjoy supper overlooking the Mekong River, followed by a cocktail at the Rooftop Bar with panoramic views of Phnom Penh and the river.

Accommodation: Anik Boutique Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast
Your driver will transfer you to Koh Kong, which will take around 6 hours to drive (292.9 km) depending on traffic conditions. Upon arrival at the resort port in Koh Kong, passengers will board a speedboat to the resort. Take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to drive, depending on the weather conditions. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Enjoy an evening sunset boat along the Tatai River, hidden in the stunning Cardamom Mountains. Enjoy a serene ride on our boat, free from cares and surrounded by nature's splendour. Celebrate with your loved one as the sky transforms into a stunning display of hues, ranging from vivid blues to deep yellows, oranges, pinks, and reds. As you cruise across the quiet waterways, enjoy the gentle ocean wind and the rich beauty of the forest. Enjoy a bottle of wine and celebrate the conclusion of a beautiful day in paradise. Immerse yourself in the peace and serenity of the velvety blackness as the sun fades and the area is covered by night. This remarkable encounter will create lifelong memories.

Accommodation: Canvas & Orchids Retreat - Glamping in Cambodia

Meals: Breakfast
To truly enjoy this tour, you must be moderately fit. After leaving the tranquil Canvas and Orchids Retreat, experience the breathtaking Tatai Falls. The river cascades 6 metres into the rocks below. The day begins around 10 a.m. with a 45-minute boat ride from Tatai village to the falls, depending on tide. As you explore the Cardamom bush, you'll hear unique birds and encounter hidden species. Within minutes, you will reach the falls and see the violent waters below. After a delicious lunch, relax with a hydro-massage and a refreshing drink, then enjoy a picnic in the jungle. Kayaks will be available for added fun and adventure.

Note:
- In June-October, there are days that we are not able to kayak at the waterfalls or kayak in the mangroves due to strong currents after heavy rains.
- In Jan-Apr, waterfalls would be significantly little. We still enjoy the short trek (30- 45mins) in the forests near the waterfalls and the swim in the crystal clear waters at the top of the falls, but the falls itself is not impressive in this period.

Accommodation: Canvas & Orchids Retreat - Glamping in Cambodia

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Today, check out of your resort and take a speedboat to the Koh Kong Pier. Upon arrival, your driver will transfer you to Sihanoukville dock, which takes approximately 3.50 hours depending on traffic conditions.

The speedboat ride from Sihanouk Ville to the resort takes approximately 45-60 minutes, depending on weather conditions. Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the private beach with white sand and azure sea.

Accommodation: La Passion by Achariyak 

Meals: Breakfast
Join our fishing and snorkelling combo tour on Koh Rong Sanloem for the ultimate adventure. Why limit yourself to one hobby when you can enjoy them all? Begin your day by reeling in a huge catch while admiring the stunning ocean views. After fishing, enjoy the beautiful waters and vibrant coral reefs that make this island a snorkeler's delight. Private tours allow you and your family to enjoy the water without crowds, creating a peaceful and memorable experience for everyone. Soak up the sun, enjoy the journey, and make memories to last a lifetime.

Enjoy a private farewell supper on the beach for an unforgettable luxury experience. Enjoy the romantic ambiance and relaxing sound of waves as the sun sets in a stunning display of vivid colours. Enjoy a delicious feast made by our professional chefs, comprising a variety of gastronomic delicacies to tantalise your taste senses. This fantastic evening will leave you with lasting memories and a desire to return to the lovely paradise.

Accommodation: La Passion by Achariyak 

Meals: Breakfast
This morning you will transfer by boat back to Sihanouk Ville pier. Our driver will be waiting there to welcome you and transfer you to your Phnom Penh hotel.

Note: Transfer from Sihanouk Ville to Phnom Penh takes around 3 hours’ to drive.

Experience Cambodia's rich cultural traditions and delicious cuisine at the exclusive female celebrity Chef's Home Dining, located by the Mekong River. Enjoy a unique eating experience in a charming historic wooden house with a lush vegetable garden. Enjoy delicious home-cooked dishes made with fresh local ingredients and learn about Cambodian cuisine from a renowned female celebrity chef. Enjoy a magical dining experience with a live performance by talented local artists. Female chefs have revolutionised Cambodian food, generating a deep respect for the country's rich history. Discover royal Cambodian cuisine, meticulously reconstructed by a female celebrity chef committed to preserve her homeland's culinary treasures. Experience a gastronomic journey unlike any other, with each dish telling a narrative and each mouthful a discovery from a time-honored recipe that has left a lasting impression in Cambodia.

Accommodation: Anik Boutique Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Spend your day at leisure until it is time to depart for your flight from Phnom Penh International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Price Includes

  • Accommodation based on Double/Twin sharing at selected hotels with daily breakfast.
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM.
  • Domestic Flight Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
  • English speaking guide during guide time (During sightseeing).
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program.
  • Drinking water during trip.
  • Tour insurance, service charges and any government taxes.

Price Excludes

  • International Airfares.
  • Meals other than mentioned in the programme.
  • Drinks with meals unless specified in the itinerary.
  • Visa fees (if required).
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • Any optional tours and services.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness).

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