Discover Cambodia

From Bangkok to Phnom Penh

Visiting: Bangkok, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh


Tour Operator: G Adventures

Physical rating: 2 - Light

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans

Group size: 1 - 15

Age range: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Tour operated in: English


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Tour Overview

Ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience Cambodia’s highlights, our CEOs will help you discover Phnom Penh’s markets, shrines and temples—and the horrors of the Killing Fields. In Siem Reap, we’ll devote plenty of time to the wonders of the Khmer Empire at Angkor Wat. Witness crumbling temples and monuments cloaked in vines as you explore this massive complex of ruins. From the glories of the ancient past to the upheavals of recent times, this week-long journey will introduce you to Cambodia's rich history.

Highlights

  • iconShop in the bustling markets of Bangkok
  • icon wander through the temples of Angkor Wat
  • iconShop in the bustling markets of Bangkok, wander through the temples of Angkor Wat, explore colonial Phnom Penh by cyclo.
  • icon explore colonial Phnom Penh by cyclo.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: Bangkok

Location: Bangkok

Arrive at any time. We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully explore this vibrant city.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

ACTIVITY: Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.

icon Day 2: Bangkok/Siem Reap

Location: Bangkok

Meals: BREAKFAST

Travel from Thailand to Cambodia. Explore Siem Reap for the evening.

Journey to the Cambodian border. After the border formalities are complete, switch to a Cambodian van and continue on to Siem Reap. The scenery is spectacular and the contrast between Thailand and Cambodia is immediate.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

ACTIVITY: Get ready to cross into Cambodia. Aranyaprathet is known for being one of the most hectic border crossings but CEOs will help make the process go as smoothly as possible. The border crossing is done on foot and can take up to an hour so be patient and think of all the fun Cambodia has in store.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

FREE TIME: EVENING Enjoy some free time to explore the markets in beautiful Siem Reap, or grab a drink on Pub Street.

icon Day 3: Siem Reap

Location: Siem Reap

Meals: BREAKFAST

Enjoy a guided tour of the Angkor Wat complex.

Spend the whole day exploring with a local guide. The best way to experience the site is to arrive for sunrise, explore in the cooler morning hours and head back into town to relax during the hottest time of the day. Then, head back into the site for sunset and a little more exploring.

ACTIVITY: Enjoy a tour of the impressive ancient ruins with a local guide. Explore magnificent Angkor Wat temple--Visit the enigmatic faces of Bayon within the walled city of Angkor Thom, and tour Ta Prohm (aka the "Tomb Raider" temple), which is slowly being swallowed by the jungle.

icon Day 4: Siem Reap

Location: Siem Reap

Meals: BREAKFAST

Enjoy a free day in Siem Reap. Head back to Angkor Wat for more exploring, visit Tonle Sap floating village, take a cooking class or visit the Angkor Museum.

FREE TIME: Get active or get lazy. The choice is yours.

icon Day 5: Siem Reap/Phnom Penh

Location: Siem Reap

Meals: BREAKFAST

Travel to Phnom Penh before exploring the city on a cyclo tour.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

ACTIVITY: Settle in a traditional cyclo and depart from Wat Phnom. Tour busy streets to soak up the real vibe of the city. Pass the post office and Van's restaurant, both stunning colonial buildings, and make your way to the Royal Palace and National Museum. Go along the riverside road and take in the atmospheric cafes that line the street.

icon Day 6: Phnom Penh

Location: Phnom Penh

Meals: BREAKFAST

Take a sobering guided tour of Tuol Sleng Prison and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields). Free time in the afternoon to explore.

Follow a local guide and witness the dark side of Cambodian history with visits to Choeung Ek, the site of the infamous Killing Fields, and Tuol Sleng, the notorious Khmer Rouge prison where thousands of Cambodians perished. In the afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city's many sights: the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Russian market or Wat Phnom.

ACTIVITY: Learn more about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge visiting the killing fields of Choeung Ek; the grounds now stand as a powerful memorial filled with victims’ skulls and mass graves. Tour this sombre, yet serene, site with a guide.

ACTIVITY: Learn about the dark history and devastation that occurred at Security Prison 21 (S-21); the prison, used by the Khmer Rouge regime, is now Tuol Sleng Museum. Take a guided tour to hear the stories behind the sombre photos lining the museum walls.

FREE TIME: Use free time to explore some of the palaces, temples and museums in the city.

icon Day 7: Phnom Penh

Location: Phnom Penh

Meals: BREAKFAST

Depart at any time.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    Hotels/guesthouses (6 nts).

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    Meals

    6 breakfasts

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    All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

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    City cyclo tour

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    Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) entrance and guide (Phnom Penh)

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    Angkor complex entrance and guide (Siem Reap)

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    Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group

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    Border crossing support

Meals Included

6 breakfasts

Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (6 nts).

Transport

Private van, walking, cyclo.
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