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Cambodia Explorer

Private Travel | General interest 16 Days & 13 Nights Lead-in price: £4495

Venture beyond Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh with this comprehensive journey through the Khmer kingdom. Tour the remote temples of Kor Ker and Beng Mealea, visit charming Battambang and explore the mangroves and jungles of the Cardamom mountains in south-west Cambodia.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay in a high standard of tented accommodation at a remote Angkor temple
  • Visit the floating villages of Tonle lake
  • Explore the Cardamom mountains on foot and by kayak
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Discovery Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Siem Reap


Days 2-3: Siem Reap

Arrive and transfer to HanumanAlaya for a 2-night stay. The following day take a tour of the temples with a private driver and guide. (B)

Day 4: Temple safari

Temple safari (available Oct – Apr) to the remote temple of Phnom Kulen. Overnight in a luxury tented camp. (B, L, D)

Days 5-6: Siem Reap

Return to Siem Reap. The following day is at leisure. Stay at the HanumanAlaya for 2 nights. (B)

Day 7: Battambang

Early morning drive to the Ang Trapeang Thmor crane sanctuary for birdwatching. Continue to Battambang and stay at the Bambu Hotel for 2 nights. (B, L)

Day 8: Battambang

Visit Wat Banan, Wat Ek Phnom and Battambang Museum. (B)

Day 9: Phnom Penh

Morning drive to Phnom Penh. En route, visit the floating village of Kompong Luong and the pottery-making village of Kampong Chhnang (time permitting). Stay at the Samsara Villa hotel for 2 nights. (B)

Day 10: Phnom Penh

Visit the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide and the Killing Fields. (B, L)

Days 11-13: Cardamom mountains

Drive to Tatai in the Cardamom mountains and transfer to the 4 Rivers Floating Lodge for 3 nights. Excursions to a fishing village, a kayak trip through the mangroves and a visit to the beautiful Tatai waterfall. (B, L, D)

Day 14: Phnom Penh

Return to Phnom Penh and stay overnight at the Samsara Villa hotel. (B)

Days 15-16: Fly home


Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Discovery tour

This type of tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more strenuous activities, such as trekking.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £4495 per person

High season from £4695 per person


Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Tatai

    Tatai Tatai is a small village in the Cardamom mountains, close to the Thai border....

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  • Siem Reap

    Siem Reap is a town with a French colonial centre, and the gateway to the Temples of...

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  • Phnom Penh

    Phnom Penh Cambodia’s capital city is awakening from a turbulent recent past to becom...

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  • Phnom Penh

    Phnom Penh Cambodia’s capital city is awakening from a turbulent recent past to becom...

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  • Siem Reap

    Siem Reap is a town with a French colonial centre, and the gateway to the Temples of...

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