Two weeks and five bases in Cambodia – Siem Reap & Kampong Thom for the temples of Angkor and beauty of Tonle Sap lake, Phnom Penh for a slice of urban chic and to confront Cambodia’s modern history and then Kep & Sihanoukville for a gorgeous beach retreat and coastal discovery. The perfect combination of destinations for our must do itinerary – Classic Cambodia.
Day 1 | Depart from the UK on your flight to Cambodia.
Day 2 | A short hop on to Siem Reap. Arrive in the morning or afternoon and enjoy some time at leisure to relax. In the early evening your driver and guide will take you out of the city to the local Phare Circus.
Day 3 | Start the day by visiting Angkor Wat. For the rest of the day, explore the temples of Angkor with your private guide at a relaxed pace.
Day 4 | After a morning visit to the local market to purchase some ingredients, start your Khmer cooking class and discover the secrets of authentic cuisine hosted by the famous Cassia Restaurant. After a delicious lunch, spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 5 | A free day in which to explore Siem Reap town - enjoy a leisurely day by the pool, join a cooking class or indulge in a spa treatment.
Day 6 | After breakfast, depart overland towards Kampong Thom. Stops along the way at the local market and to buy fresh fruit, before arriving to the one of the most important pre-Angkorian sites in the country; Sambor Prei Kuk.
Day 7 | This morning continue by road to Phnom Penh, arriving in the late morning to check in to your hotel. Spend the afternoon at your leisure.
Day 8 | Full day exploring Phnom Penh with your guide. Start the tour with the city's cultural highlights, such as the Royal Palace and National museum. In the afternoon you will have a sobering experience exploring the recent turbulent history of a nation virtually destroyed by civil war.
Day 9 | This morning your driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the coastal village of Kep. Along the way you will also stop for a tour of colonial Kampot and the traditional pepper farms producing the famous "Kampot Pepper".
Day 10 | Day at leisure. You may wish to visit Rabbit Island, a short boat ride away from the mainland.
Day 11 | This morning head further South along the coast to Sihanoukville to spend the end of your holiday relaxing on the beach.
Day 12 | Full day at your leisure on the beach.
Day 13 | Third day at your leisure on the beach.
Day 14 | After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your departure flight from Cambodia.
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