From $3,483 - 14 Days, Fully Inclusive from selected Australian cities
Cambodia is a unique destination and home to some of the most amazing sites in the world – the temples of Angkor.
Your tour commences in the vibrant capital of Phnom Penh, where you will learn about the country’s turbulent past. Sihanoukville is regarded as Cambodia’s premier beach destination; here you will have time here to relax and soak up the atmosphere. View stunning waterfalls and wildlife at Kirirom National Park and visit the colonial town of Battambang.
Temple enthusiasts will be enthralled in Siem Reap. Tour the fortified city of Angkor Thom, the incredible Angkor Wat, as well as other less visited temples. You will be amazed by the sheer magnitude of these ancient temples, which are a tour highlight for most!
From scenic beauty to ancient wonders, Cambodia and its gracious people will surely leave a lasting impression on all who visit.
DAY 1: AUSTRALIA TO PHNOM PENHFly with Singapore Airlines to Phnom Penh for a two night stay. Adelaide and Darwin passengers may depart one day earlier.
DAY 2: PHNOM PENHTour the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Emerald Buddha and National Museum. Learn about the atrocities of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge at the emotionally-charged Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and the Killing Fields. Later, watch the sun set from Wat Phnom.
DAY 3: PHNOM PENH TO KAMPOTVisit Tonle Bati and the Vineyard Pepper Farm in Kep. Take a boat to Koh Tonsay, also known as Rabbit Island. Enjoy some free time here to relax before you travel to Kampot for an overnight stay.
DAY 4: KAMPOT TO SIHANOUKVILLESee the cave temple of Phnom Chhnork and enjoy a walking tour through the colonial town of Kampot. Later you will travel to the beachside town of Sihanoukville and view the city from Victory Hill.
DAY 5: SIHANOUKVILLEThe day is free at your leisure to relax and further explore Sihanoukville.
DAY 6: SIHANOUKVILLE TO PHNOM PENHReturn to Phnom Penh, stopping along the way at Kirirom National Park to see its stunning waterfalls and wildlife.
DAY 7: PHNOM PENH TO BATTAMBANGDrive to the town of Battambang, stopping en route at the 17th-century capital of Udong. You will also visit Kampong Chhnang Province to see traditional handmade pottery and climb Touch Hill to admire the scenery.
DAY 8: BATTAMBANGThis morning take in the views of the Prasat Banan Temple from Phnom Banan Hill. Return to town, stopping en route at a vineyard for wine tasting. Continue to the nongovernmental organization, `La Maison de Coco’, a non-governmental organisation that teaches weaving skills to students.
DAY 9: BATTAMBANG TO SIEM REAPLeave Battambang and travel to Siem Reap, stopping at the Puok District to visit the National Silk Centre. Learn about silk creation and the harvesting of mulberries before continuing to Siem Reap.
DAY 10: SIEM REAPRise early to explore the amazing temples of Angkor, starting with the fabulous Ta Prohm. Continue to Angkor Thom, the Bayon, Elephant Terrace, Terrace of the Leper King and the magnificent Angkor Wat.
DAY 11: SIEM REAPTravel by boat to the floating villages on Tonle Sap. Return to Siem Reap and visit Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre before climbing to the summit of Pre Rup in time for sunset.
DAY 12: SIEM REAP – BENG MEALEADrive to the lesser visited temple of Beng Mealea. Explore the local markets and visit Artisans Angkor where disadvantaged youth are taught how to create traditional Cambodian handicrafts. This evening enjoy an Apsara dance performance.
DAY 13: DEPART SIEM REAPThis morning is free at your leisure before you are transferred to Siem Reap airport to board your overnight flight to Australia.
DAY 14: ARRIVE AUSTRALIAArrive home today.
Wendy Wu Tours Review:
"One of the best tours we have ever been on! The variety of sightseeing provided by Wendy Wu Tours was excellent and provided interest for each day of travel. Especially outstanding was the opportunity to see local people in their local environment. Congratulations Wendy Wu Tours on an excellently planned tour. Your choice of accommodation was excellent and did much to provide comfort after a day’s travelling. Thank you for giving us a tour which we will always treasure."
John and Maureen Shields, New South Wales – February 2010
Important Note: Above prices include Fuel surcharges and tipping of $463 (correct as at Nov 2013 and subject to change). Please note the Tipping amount of USD70 (AUD76) is payable on arrival in Cambodia.
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