5 Days / 4 Nights
Explore the highlights of Angkor in a 1960's military jeep, visit some of the off-the-beaten-track temples in a tuk-tuk, discover the Kbal Spean Waterfall, Beng Mealea, a prototype of Angkor Wat overgrown by vegetation, visit the Tonle-Sap Lake, and bicycle through some remote villages, visit local homes, and experience a once in a lifetime adventure interacting with the locals, enjoy a monk blessing on a short tour suitable if you are travelling to other destinations before of after your trip to Angkor.
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Day 1. Arrive Siem Reap, the Gateway to Angkor (-/-/-)
Meet with a local monk and receive a traditional monk blessing and learn more about Buddhism.
Continue afterwards with a short tuktuk ride to the local home of Sombai where you can taste the Infused
Rice Wine and learn how this is being created.
Day 2. Angkor Highlights by Jeep/Tuk-tuk or Bike (B/L/-)
Ride a 1960’s Military Jeep to Ta Prohm, left pretty much untouched by archaeologists. Hike to the back entrance of Banteay Kdei, visit some more temples, then pass through a typical Khmer village with its wooden houses on stilts and observe the daily activities of its people. An early lunch is served nearby at a local home. Continue by jeep to Angkor Wat, and visit some of the most important and lesser known temples.
Day 3. Kbal Spean - Banteay Srei - Beng Mealea (B/L/-)
Start the day at Kbal Spean. Explore the stunning carvings in the sandstone river bed and river banks. A small waterfall and the serene environment invites for a refreshing shower. Visit one of the jewels in the Angkor area, Banteay Srei. Drive to a small pagoda afterwards, where a special lunch arrangement awaits. Continue afterwards to Beng Mealea, overgrown with vegetation, allowing a real “wilderness experience”.
Day 4. A Countryside Adventure (B/L/-)
Visit a temple to meet the local monks and learn more about Buddhism in Cambodia. Continue to Me Chhrey allowing for an authentic floating village experience. Visit a local home then head to a small pagoda where a simple picnic lunch is set up for you. Continue by bike back to Siem Reap passing authentic villages and plenty of rural activities to lend a hand to. Visit people’s homes and taste fresh coconut juice and other delicacies prepared locally. End your trip at a nearby school to interact with the school kids.
Day 5. Siem Reap - Departure (B/-/-)
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to your next destination.
The itinerary may be subject to change depending on circumstances.
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS FROM £599 per person + flights
based on 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
4 nights 4 star hotel accommodation in twin/double rooms:
River Soul Residence Angkor or similar
Private vehicle with driver as described in the itinerary for the full duration of the tour
All tours mentioned in the itinerary with private English speaking guide
Meals: breakfast in the hotels, lunches according to the program
All entrance fees and permissions to the sites visited
The price does not include:
Return flights from the UK to Cambodia
Anything not specifically mentioned above
Visa fee for Cambodia
Tips to the guide and driver
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.
Projects you support while traveling this program:
A local family: As part of our commitment to help the local community, we always pay a small contribution when we visit a local home, have a lunch at a family’s home or when the family allows us to make use of any service or equipment they are able to offer us.
The Pagoda: A Pagoda is a community institution. If you had lunch on the grounds of a pagoda, or visited a pagoda and met with a local monk, we donate to that pagoda. The Pagoda usually uses the money for development of its grounds, which benefits the entire community they are located in as everyone is allowed to make use of the pagoda, its facilities and its guidance.
Kok Dong Community School: Even if you haven’t visited the Kok Dong Community School, we still support the school with materials, computers, and donations and any other materials and advice needed for the school to continue to develop the young minds of Cambodia.
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