Overview

  • Chance to explore the ruins of Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples
  • Admire the beautiful architecture with intricate carvings of Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda Temples.
  • Join in many exciting activities and adventurous explorations in Kampot.  
  • Encounter the regional culture and tradition products in the Pepper plantation in Kep
  • Gain deeper insights into the history as well as ancient architecture of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh capital
     
Throughout Cambodia 9 Days
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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Siem Reap Arrival

Transfer:

Meals: N/A

Welcome to Siem Reap with Asia Private Travels. As soon as you land at the airport, our local guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. You are free to use the room from 2:00pm. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Meals at your expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2

Angkor – Banteay Srei – Ta Prohm

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Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at your hotel. Kich off on our tour today, we will pay a visit to Angkor Wat Temple, which is the largest and most venerable religious work in the Angkor Archaeological Site. 

Angkor temple complex was erected in the 12th century under the ruling time of King Suryavarman II. It is considered as a symbol of Cambodia, which is not only one of the seven wonders of the world recognized by UNESCO, but also the greatest legacy of the Khmer people.

Angkor Wat is located about 6 km to the north of Siem Reap which was intentionally built to worship Vishnu (Hinduism) but then converted to a Buddhist temple. The entire architectural complex consists of outstanding bas - reliefs  and ancient sculptures.

Our next attraction is Banteay Srei located quite far from the center of Angkor complex. The whole temple is a stunning rock art with delicate and intricate embossments. It was constructed primarily from red sandstone with the elaborate decorative sculptures on the walls, which are still visible today. Every piece of wall, every sculpture at Banteay Srey contributes to describe a unique and ancient story.

Afterwards, we will set foot in the ancient monastery of Ta Prohm. You will be immersed in the majestic natural scenery as well as the monumental architecture. Ta Prohm Temple was ignored for a long time and hidden several mysterious stories.

You will find it really exciting to explore the unique structure and splendid stone carvings of the temple.

Meals at your expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 3

Preah Khan – Neak Pean – Thommanon – Chau Say Tevoda – Angkor Thom

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Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Today, our classic journey will start at Preah Khan Temple, one of the largest complexes in Angkor. Although it was devastated and ruined by the time, a great number of carvings and decorations of the Buddha status still exist. The temple was restored carefully to keep the intact beauty, so you will find it really ancient and impressive.

Neak Pean Island is the only island temple of Angkor with the simple and gentle beauty imbued in the classical ambiance. Coming here, your curiosity will be satisfied with many thrilling legends as well as the ancient architecture. The combination between the unique work of Cambodia and the beautiful scenery evokes a great feeling for the visitors.

Our next stops are Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda. Although both temples are quite small, they own the tremendously beauty in Angkor. The most prominent feature of the temple is not from the architecture, but from the stunning statues of Shiva and Vishnu.

In the afternoon, we will move to Angkor Thom. Besides the majestic Angkor Wat temple, Angkor Thom is also a mysterious attraction that attracts a great number of tourists visiting Cambodia on a yearly basis. It is not only known as the magnificent capital of the Angkor Empire but the most beautiful, long -  standing and the pride of the citizens here. 

The National Temple of Jayavarman and the Bayon Temple are sited in the Angkor Thom central with many other relics around the Victory Square.

You will have a great chance to observe numerous  ancient sculptures as well as to know more about the cultural and spiritual value of Cambodia. 

Meals at your expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 4

Siem Reap – Flight to Sihanoukville

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. This morning, you will be free to discover the bustling Pub Street or Old Central Market in Siem Reap until your transfer to the airport for the flight to Sihanoukville. As soon as you land, our local driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check in. 

The rest of the day is at your own leisure. You can explore the fine sandy beach or stroll around the city at night.

Meals at your expense. Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 5

One Day Tour to Ream National Park

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Today morning, we will depart to Preah Sihanouk “Ream National Park”, which is prominent for one of seven national parks in Cambodia. It was founded by his Majesty Norodom Sihanouk in 1993 and then 2 years later, it was officially inaugurated. The park is described as an amazing picture of stunning natural submerge forests, tropical jungle, several distinct species of birds including some species at the edge of extinction such as the Lesser Adjutant, Milky and woolly-necked storks as well as the gorgeous white freshwater dolphin.

The mangrove-lined Prek Toeuk Sap River is also home to the milky and adjutant storks and kingfishers, which are regularly spotted on the river trips. You will have a chance to see many monkeys, some mammals like deer, wild pig and fishing cats. 

Moreover, there are lovely typical stilted houses of some fishing families in the park located on the river. This trip is a perfect combination of the relaxing stay on some of the most exclusive beaches in Cambodia and the amazing natural experience which guarantees a special exploration to the wildlife of the southern Cambodia. To help you to gain the best experiences, a friendly park ranger will be your guide who knows the park profoundly.

In the afternoon, return to hotel in Sihanoukville for leisure. 

Meals on your account. Overnight at hotel. Your 5th day with Asia Private Travels ends.
 

Day 6

Sihanoukville – Kampot – Countryside Bamboo Bike Tour

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Today morning, you’ll be transferred to Kampot - another beautiful city in southern Cambodia.

Here, you will have a fascinating exploration around rural areas by a unique bamboo mountain bike. Enjoy yourself with the slow pace of life and the fresh atmosphere. A bike journey through the lush Kampot countryside with your skillful biking instructor offers you a chance to immerse yourself in the majestic nature, lovely small villages and have a great journey through the remote areas of Cambodia. 

These special bikes are provided by the NGO organization -  Mekong Creations in order to help the local to improve their living standard. The bamboo bikes feature as the mountain bikes that offer a comfortable and flexible feel for riders. Each of them is equipped with reliable and branded parts. You can choose to take your favorite biking routes including the lesser - known tracks (upon request).

Because of the fact that this cycling tour is taken in the remote areas, a support vehicle and a bike trailer will be accompanied with you during the journey in case of emergency. Moreover, an experienced and professional English speaking guide will escort you in the whole trip.

Joining in this special tour, you will have a chance to ride through the rice harvests, salt farms, local villages and pepper plantations as well as save a lot of wonderful pictures of the Cambodian life. 

Meals at your expense. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 7

Stand - Up Paddle Boarding Around Kampot – Kep – Pepper Plantation

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Today is a promising day with many outdoor activities in the itinerary of Asia Private Travels. Join in the amazing 2,5 hours for Stand-up.

Paddleboarding, or known as SUP. This activity is perfectly designed for intrepid explorers who is willing to try something new as well as experience nature in a totally different way. Visitors only need to learn some basic skills at this beginner course to sail to paddle through the verdant mangrove forest outside Kampot observing the local life and regional animals .

Afterwards, we continue to move to Kep where is famous for the world class’s pepper standard. When you arrive at the destination, join in an exhilarating exploration to the pepper plantation. 

Pepper is the first product of Cambodia having the benefit from the World Trade Association status of Protected Geographical Indication. Other well - known examples are Champagne from the region of the Champagne in France, or Parma Ham from the Italian town of Parma. 

Our tour today will be guided by a knowledgeable and friendly host who will explain to you the whole process of making peppers from collecting them from the shrubs to drying and packaging. You can also have a chance to learn how to characterize the different types of peppers. Don’t miss a chance to select some pepper products as gifts for your friends and family back home.

Return to Kep and check in your hotel.

Meals at your own. expense. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 8

Kep – Phnom Penh Sightseeing

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast will be served at the hotel before we leave Kep to Phnom Penh this morning. We will have a scenic drive about 170 km - 3.5 hours of driving. During our trip, there are several stops for you to capture the stunning photos, admire rural scenery as well as explore the weaving techniques of a local village near Chisor. We will arrive in Phnom Penh at around noon for check - in at the hotel. 

In the afternoon, you can visit  Phnom Penh city, which is Cambodia’s capital located at the confluence of the four branches of the Mekong river. 

Cambodia has two most famous tourist destinations: Siem Reap and Phnom Penh capital. If Siem Reap owns the overwhelming Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh owns the Royal Palace - a "must go" point. It was erected in 1866 by King Norodom, including distinct and separate structures grouped together in one enclosure that created a significant collection of Khmer art. Here, you’ll also be captivated by the Silver Pagoda where is home to a 90kg - golden Buddha encrusted with 9584 diamonds as well as a 17th century Buddha image decorated with emeralds and Baccarat crystal.

Meals at your own expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Notes:
+ You will have an on - site guide at Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. Our guide is not allowed to work here.
+ The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are sometimes closed for special ceremonies. We will switch the sightseeing tour to another well - known spot.

Day 9

Phnom Penh – Departure

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

It’s time to capture some last photos to preserve memories and moments in Phnom Penh city. Purchase some great souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. 

Meals at your expense. 

End of tour with Asia Private Travels.

Inclusions

Exclusions

Trip Notes

► Best Time to Visit: November to March, however, Cambodia is possible to travel all year round.

► Visa Requirements: 

  • Cambodia: Cambodia visa on arrival is available at both international airports and border checkpoints with the validity of 1 month from the date of issue. E - visa is also a great way to get your ticket to enter the Kingdom of Wonders. For more details, check out the easy guides to Cambodia Visa.

► Car Procedure:

Group Types of Car
1 pax 4 - seater car
2 - 8 pax 16 - seater car
9 - 14 pax 30 - seater car
15 - 20 pax 35 - seater car

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day. Special request for early/late check in/out will come with a surchage.

Airfares (if any) may change without prior notice to e-ticket issuance.

► Child Policy

  • 0 - 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) .
  • 2 - 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • 5 - 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • From 12 years and older: 100% of the regular fare will be applied.

► During Peak Season and Special Occasions, Surcharges may be Added to the Price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you stay.
  • Easter Holidays, Cambodia New Year: Extra fee required.

Reviews us on Tripadvisor

very knowlegdeable tour guide
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Kerenza

Australia

"A happy tour with my satisfaction. I really love this trip, I not only could enjoy the beauty of Cambodia but also enjoy the delicious food of this country. Out tour guide was excellent, he knew a lot of Cambodia and he spoke English very well. Many thanks. "

beautiful tour, perfect team
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Grainne

United Kingdom

"I did visit many stunning places on this tour and I really had a chill time during the tour. I want to say thank you to your team. You supported me a lot and your service is nice too. Nothing to complaint about this tour. Nice."

great trip with perfect guide
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Giselle

Belgium

"Amazing tour we we could learn a lot about Cambodia. Thanks David for supporting us a lot, you answered many questions and you helped us know more about this country. Really recommend this trip and David as your tour guide. "

Seeing the sights
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Farah

Australia

"A nice experience in Cambodia. My family had a nice time here. The are many stunning temples in Cambodia. We also enjoyed the delicious here. Thanks for a nice service with the good support. "

Great tour for all the famous destinations in Cambodia
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Esperanza

NewZealand

"I felt comfortable during the trip due to your great service and the best support. I visited many sites in Cambodia and ate many local foods. Cambodia is a great country and it is worth visiting this wonderful country!"

Great tour for all the famous destinations in Cambodia
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Esperanza

NewZealand

"I felt comfortable during the trip due to your great service and the best support. I visited many sites in Cambodia and ate many local foods. Cambodia is a great country and it is worth visiting this wonderful country!"

Transfer from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
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Rating: 5 / 5

Edna

United States

"A long day trip with many memories. I did have a chance to visit Cambodia and its famous destinations. Everything on the tour was good, the service was nice too. I really appreciate the tour guide, he was so great. Nice."

Worth the money
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Dulcie

Australia

"The price is reasonable for a 9 days trip. During this time, I admired many stunning sites and met many friendly people who were willing to share with me about Cambodian culture and history. I strongly recommend this tour. "

Cambodia is good
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Dilys

Greenland

"All are great! I could visit many places on this tour. I also could try many delicious foods. The service was good, your team is really supportive and I did have a nice time in Cambodia. Thanks Asia Private Travels for giving me this opportunity."

Angkor Wat is the best!
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Quinn

NewZealand

"Angkor Wat totally blew my mind! Thanks Jack for explaining to me and giving me a lot of information about this great site. During the time I was in Cambodia, your team supported me a lot and I really appreciate it. And, the food in this country was delicious too. Amazing tour!"

Cambodia discovery tour
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Natalie

United States

"We had a really nice tour with our knowledgeable guide. He was really helpful and kind. We discovered many destinations in Cambodia and they were all beautiful. Angkor Wat was really impressive and I also joined in many activities to discover this country. Thanks"

Interesting tour with full of wonders
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Allison

United Kingdom

"Wonderful tour with many beautiful temples. I did have a relaxing time to visit these places and I took many great pics. I also sampled many Cambodian food and they were nice. A great trip for everyone to explore this country."

Learning about Cambodian history
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Cara

United States

"Our tour guide was really informative and ha gave us many historical stories about Cambodia every time we visit a new place and I really appreciate it. I also could visit many historical places by myself and they were all great. A nice tour with great service!"

great tour overall
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Mila

Australia

"we had a really great tour to visit Cambodia. Cambodia is a great country with many beautiful destinations and we learned a lot about this country through visiting many sites. Our tour guide was a great person and he was knowledgeable, thanks!"

good tour of cambodia
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Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Elle

United Kingdom

"fantastic tour. highly recommend for anyone who wants to know more about Cambodia and experience Cambodia by yourself. I did admire many stunning sceneries in Cambodia and took many beautiful pictures here. Our tour guide was great too."

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