Combining Angkor temples with the
fascinating Cambodian capital, Phnom
Penh, and the smaller less-visited areas of
Battambang and Kep, this tour explores
the Angkor Archaeological Park and visits
the key sites as well as some smaller
temples. Dinners in Siem Reap are held
in private houses in the Cambodian
countryside. In Phnom Penh, discover the
city’s past with visits to historic buildings,
sample the local cuisine and, optionally,
take a cruise on the Mekong river. Finish
on Cambodia’s south coast, exploring the
islands and jungle.
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Arrive in Siem Reap and stay at Belmond La
Résidence d’Angkor for 3 nights. (N)
Full-day discovery of Angkor’s temples with an
expert guide who will suggest ways of avoiding
the crowds or seeing the places that interest
you the most. A sample tour starts at Ta Prohm
before the crowds arrive, then on to Banteay
Srei temple. Afternoon visit to the smaller, outer
temples, then into the countryside for a private
cooking lesson. (B, L, D)
Watch the sun rise over the royal bathing pool
of Sra Sang near the Banteay Kdei temple,
then enjoy breakfast at Sala Kdei, a beautiful
traditional wooden house. Afterwards, visit
the legendary Angkor Wat temple. In the
afternoon, tour Angkor Thom and Bayon.
Dinner at the Sala Roluos private house in the
countryside outside Siem Reap. (B, L, D)
Optional morning helicopter ride over Angkor
Wat and Tonlé Sap (must be pre-booked), then
drive to Phnom Penh and transfer to the Raffles
Hotel Le Royal for a 3-night stay. (B)
Begin at Wat Phnom, the city’s first pagoda,
then visit some of the iconic buildings that tell
the story of Phnom Penh. See French colonialera
buildings, hidden back-street Chinese
temples and the French Embassy, site of the
final evacuation of foreigners still in the city
when the Khmer Rouge took over in 1975.
Finish the tour with a view over the capital
from one of its highest points. (B, L)
Day at leisure. Optional tour to visit the Royal
Palace and Silver Pagoda, the Tuol Sleng
Genocide Museum and the killing fields of
Choeung Ek. Explore the National Museum
with its collection of Angkor-era art at your own
pace. Optional evening Mekong river sunset
cruise (shared excursion – book in advance). (B)
Drive from Phnom Penh to Kep and stay at the
Knai Bang Chatt boutique hotel for 3 nights. (B)
Days at leisure. Optional excursions to the
beaches of Koh Tonsay island, walking in Kep
National Park or visits to cave temples. (B)
Take an overnight flight home and arrive the
next day (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour guide.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
Prices are based on the standard room, unless
otherwise stated. Please visit this tour on our
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Located by the river in the centre of Siem Reap, surrounded by majestic old trees, Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor is a charming place to relax and escape the heat. Airy rooms are furnished using dark woods with large bathrooms and balconies surrounding a large pool. The restaurant serves local and European food with an outdoor patio where you can enjoy a refreshing...
Located by the sea in Kep, Knai Bang Chatt is an intimate boutique hotel built by protégés of the well-known designer Vann Molyvann who pioneered New Khmer architectural design. The buildings date from the 1970s and feature 11 individually decorated and furnished rooms with balconies. The hotel's restaurant is set in a landscaped garden and facilities include a spa and saltwater infinity...
Raffles Hotel Le Royal is located in one of the grandest colonial buildings in the city. Dating from 1929, it was renovated by the Raffles group in 1997 and the hotel has lost none of its old-world charm. Sip a Million Dollar Cocktail in the Elephant Bar, cool down by the pool, relax in the spa or eat delicately flavoured Khmer and international foods in one of the restaurants and bars. The hotel and guestrooms are furnished in art deco style with dark woods, marble and Cambodian...
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