From $3,443 - 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; you will have time here to relax and soak up the atmosphere. view stunning waterfalls and wildlife at Kirirom national park and visit local villages by bamboo train in 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 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 PENH
Fly with Singapore Airlines to Phnom Penh for a two night stay. Adelaide and Darwin passengers may need to depart one day earlier.
DAY 2: PHNOM PENH
Tour the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Emerald Buddha and National Museum. Learn about the atrocities of Pol Pot at the emotional Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and the
Killing Fields. End the day watching the sun set from Wat Phnom.
DAY 3: PHNOM PENH TO KAMPOT
Visit Tonle Bati and the Vineyard Pepper Farm at Kep. Take a boat to Koh Tonsay, also known as Rabbit Island. Enjoy some free time here before you are transferred to Kampot
for an overnight stay.
DAY 4: KAMPOT TO SIHANOUKVILLE
See the cave temple of Phnom Chhnork and enjoy a walking tour through the colonial town of Kampot. Later, travel to Sihanoukville and view the city from Victory Hill.
DAY 5: SIHANOUKVILLE
The day is free at your leisure to relax and further explore Sihanoukville.
DAY 6: SIHANOUKVILLE TO PHNOM PENH
Return to Phnom Penh, stopping along the way at Kirirom National Park to see its stunning waterfalls and wildlife.
DAY 7: PHNOM PENH TO BATTAMBANG
Drive to the town of Battambang, stopping at the 17th-century capital of Udong en route. You will also visit Kampong Chhnang Province to see traditional handmade pottery and climb Touch Hill to admire the scenery.
DAY 8: BATTAMBANG
This morning take in the views of the Prasat Banan Temple from Phnom Banan Hill. Return to town to stop at a vineyard for wine tasting. Continue to the non-governmental organization, ‘La Maison de Coco’ where we meet with a representative of the organisation and learn more about the weaving skills that the NGO teaches to its students. We will also learn how rice paper is made while walking through the village.
DAY 9: BATTAMBANG TO SIEM REAP
Leave 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 REAP
Rise 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 REAP
Travel 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 MEALEA
Drive to the lesser visited temple of Beng Mealea. Explore the local markets and visit Artisans Angkor where disadvantaged youth are taught traditional Cambodian handicrafts. This evening enjoy an Apsara dance performance.
DAY 13: DEPART SIEM REAP
This morning is free at your leisure before you are transferred to Siem Reap airport to board your overnight flight to Australia.
DAY 14: ARRIVE AUSTRALIA
Arrive 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 $413 (correct as at Mar2013 and subject to change). Please note the Tipping amount of USD70 is payable on arrival in Cambodia.
#Prices are for Syd, Mel, Bne, Adl and Per only.
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