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

Battambang

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3391 3595 3595 3493 3391 3290 3290 3188 3086 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 2170 2373 2475 2577 2577 2475 2475 2475 2373 2272 2068
Sunshine hours 9 9 8 8 7 6 5 5 5 7 8 9
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 50 141 492 823 1416 1456 1596 1616 2369 2118 823 171
Rainy Days 1 2 4 7 14 13 16 18 17 14 6 2
Humidity VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Phnom Penh

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3290 3493 3493 3493 3391 3290 3290 3188 3188 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2373 2475 2577 2475 2577 2577 2475 2475 2373 2272
Sunshine hours 9 9 8 8 7 6 5 5 5 6 8 8
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 60 80 291 683 1667 1566 1496 1626 24510 26310 1155 271
Rainy Days 1 1 3 6 15 15 16 16 19 17 9 4
Humidity H H VH VH E VH VH VH VH VH H H
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Siem Reap

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3493 3697 3697 3493 3391 3290 3290 3188 3086 3188 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 2170 2373 2475 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2272 2068
Sunshine hours 9 9 8 8 7 6 6 5 5 7 8 9
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 90 281 643 1466 1667 1867 2249 25010 2158 612 70
Rainy Days 1 2 4 7 15 15 18 18 18 15 6 2
Humidity H VH VH E E VH VH VH VH H H H
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Tatai

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3290 3391 3290 3086 3086 3086 3086 3086 3188 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2373 2475 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2272 2170
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 8
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 361 612 1034 1345 35514 72328 69327 91636 60524 33713 1195 311
Rainy Days 4 5 8 11 20 23 24 25 24 20 10 4
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2984 3086 3086 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882
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Discovery Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Siem Reap

(N)

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

(B)

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.

Discovery private tour accommodation

  • Montra Nivesha Boutique Residence
    Montra Nivesha Boutique Residence

    Montra Nivesha is a charming hotel set in the north of Siem Reap. Rooms are well-equipped with modern amenities and are furnished with local handicrafts and woven silk. Each en suite bathroom features hand-crafted terrazzo bathtubs. Relax at the outdoor swimming pool and taste the local Khmer dishes or the international cuisine at the hotel's restaurant. Features: 39 rooms, swimming pool with swim-up bar, spa, restaurant & bar, Wi-Fi, handicraft shop. Room amenities: Television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hair dryer.

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  • Bambu Hotel
    Bambu Hotel

    The Bambu Hotel is a charming boutique hotel located a short walk from the river and the centre of Battambang. All 16 rooms, including 4 suites, are spacious and beautifully decorated with antique furniture sourced from all over Cambodia. Facilities include a restaurant, a swimming pool and a poolside bar.

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  • 4 Rivers Floating Lodge
    4 Rivers Floating Lodge

    4 Rivers Floating Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge, benefitting from the luxury 4-star amenities of a boutique hotel, located in the Four Rivers area of the Cardamom mountains. The lodge is an ideal base to explore the surrounding villages, Tatai waterfalls, and the relatively untouched jungles and mangroves. It features 10 luxury tents, each with an en suite bathroom and private balcony, which form a floating string along the river. There is a restaurant serving modern fusion cuisine while guests can also enjoy swimming in the tranquil river.

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Dates & prices

CCO2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4495 per person

High season from £4695 per person

 

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

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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