Trip reference number: LOA

Trip Operator: Bamboo Travel

Land of Apsaras

From: £2795.00

This varied and colourful tour of Cambodia covers the main highlights of the Angkor Temples & Phnom Penh with the lesser-known areas of Modulkiri, Kratie and Battambang. After time to explore the capital follow the path of the Mekong River to the colonial town of Kratie to stay in an atmospheric guesthouse on a river island, and take a boat trip to search for rare Irrawaddy dolphins. Continue east for some wildlife experiences in Mondulkiri Province, home to protected forests, waterfalls and a fascinating elephant conservation project. After a short stay to explore the river port of Kompong Cham, drive north to Battambang to see the historic old town and fertile lands of the northeast where rural lifestyles have changed little in generations. The final stage of the tour is a private boat journey across Lake Tonle Sap to Siem Reap, gateway to the temples of Angkor.

Day Itinerary

1. London Heathrow - Phnom Penh: via Bangkok with EVA Air.

2. Phnom Penh: transfer to your hotel for a 2 night stay.

3. Phnom Penh: half day city tour including the Royal Palace.

4. Phnom Penh - Kratie: travel by road to Kratie with sightseeing en route.

5. Kratie: Irrawaddy dolphin spotting trip.

6. Kratie - Mondulkiri: travel by road to Mondulkiri. Afternoon visit to Bou Sraa Waterfalls and Minority Villages.

7. Mondulkiri: jungle trekking.

8. Mondulkiri: visit to the Elephant Valley Project.

9. Mondulkiri - Kompong Cham: road journey to Kompong Cham. Visit Koh Paen & the Bamboo Bridge.

10. Kompong Cham - Battambang: travel by road to Battambang.

11. Battambang: Soksabike cycling tour and afternoon tour of Battambang.

12. Battambang - Siem Reap: travel by boat across Lake Tonle Sap to Siem Reap.

13. Siem Reap: tour of Kbal Spean & Banteay Srei.

14. Siem Reap: visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom & The Bayon.

15. Siem Reap - London Heathrow: evening arrival in London.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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