Temples, Beaches and Markets
See the classic Cambodia, shop your heart out then unwind on the beach. Visit the amazing temples of Angkor Wat, learn of Cambodia’s tragic recent history and the suffering of the Cambodian people under the control of the Khmer Rouge. Visit local villages seeing Cambodian life outside of the cities, and enjoy sunset views of Phnom Penh from the Tonle Sap River. Lie on the beach and enjoy the warmth of the Cambodian weather.
Travel at your own pace and get the most out of your trip.
Day 1 Arrival in Phnom Penh
Our friendly tuk tuk drivers will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Eureka Villas. You can choose to relax by the pool for the rest of the day, take a complimentary tuk tuk tour of the city, or take a walk along the Tonle Sap River.
Option A is available for Day 1
Day 2 Tuol Sleng and Killing Fields
An emotional, but essential part of your visit to Cambodia. Our local guide will take you via tuk tuk to visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Formerly a high school, the site was converted into the S21 political prison during the rule of the Khmer Rouge and Pol Pot. You will then visit the killing fields just outside of the city limits. A guide will provide you information on the suffering of the Cambodian people during the period where over one third of the countries population died.
The afternoon can be spent bargaining at the markets, or visiting the Royal Palace and National Museum, only minutes walk from Eureka Villas.
Day 3 Many Markets of Phnom Penh
Spend the day with one of our tuk tuk drivers visiting the many market in Phnom Penh, including the Russian Market, Central Market, Olympic Market and some of the new shopping centres. Any purchases you don’t want to carry with you for the rest of your time in Cambodia can be stored for you at Eureka Villas.
To unwind from the shopping, head down to the river late afternoon for a sunset cruise on the Tonle Sap, giving you a totally different view of the city.
Day 4 Travel to Siem Reap
Depart Phnom Penh at a time convenient to you and travel by road in a comfortable air-conditioned private vehicle, stopping along the way when you choose. Trip takes approximately 5 hours.
On arriving in Siem Reap settle in to your comfortable accommodation then go for a 30 minute tuk tuk familiarization tour of town.
Options B and C are available for Day 3
Day 5 Visit Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm
One of the Wonders of the World, the Angkor Wat Temple complex is absolutely amazing. Our local guide will walk you through the history of Angkor Wat, show you the faces of Bayon and the amazing jungle temple Ta Prohm made famous by Angelina Jolie and her movie Tomb Raider.
Enjoy the scenery and fresh air from one of our tuk tuks or take Option V1 and enjoy your entire trip in an air-conditioned car.
Day 6 Visit Banteay Srei Temples and Akira Landmine Museum
A three-day temple pass is included in your package, so today our local guide and driver will take you to visit some of the temples a little further out of town. Banteay Srei is the ‘Ladies Temple’ and like the others, is an amazing site to see.
On your way back to town visit the Akira Landmine Museum where you will learn of the devastating effects that landmines have had on the people of Cambodia, and the work that organizations are doing to demine the country.
Day 7 Angkor Wat Sunrise/Floating Village
Sunrise over Angkor Wat is a sight to be seen although it means an early start. After you have captured the moment, return to your accommodation for breakfast and rest or relax by the pool.
The rest of the day is up to you, our local guide will be happy to take you to return to enjoy more of the temples, visit the markets, or take a trip out to the floating village on Lake Tonle Sap. There you can take a boat out amongst the houses and businesses and see daily life on the lake.
Day 8 Siem Reap to Sihanoukville
Airport transfer will be arranged for your flight back to Phnom Penh. You will be picked up at Phnom Penh Airport in an air-conditioned car for the 4-hour drive to Sihanoukville.
Once settled in your hotel at Sihanoukville, one of our tuk tuk will take you for a 1-hour tour of town.
Day 9 Beach
Today is a free day to relax at the beach or explore the local area.
Day 10 Bamboo Island
Take a boat in the morning out to the quiet Bamboo Island, where you can relax and swim away from the distractions of the mainland. The boat will take you to a number snorkeling and swimming location along the way. Lunch will be provided on the island.
Day 11 Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh
The 4-hour transfer back to Phnom Penh will be arranged for a time that suits you. Either spend a few extra hours at the beach or head to Phnom Penh early to get back to the markets for those last minute things.
Day 12 Departure Day
You are free today until your flight departs. Airport transfer will be arranged to suit your departing flight.
Option A is available for Day 12
- Airport transfers
- 11 nights accommodation with pool, including breakfast
- All entry and ticket fees
- All ground transport
- Local guides
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All prices in US Dollars
A Airport Transfers by Car $10.00 pp
Upgrade from the open air tuk tuk to an air-conditioned car or minivan.
B Fly Phnom Penh to Siem Reap $105.00 pp
Make the most of your time and avoid the 5 hour drive to Siem Reap. Airfare, airport taxes, transfers to and from airport included.
C Boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap $20.00 pp
See a different aspect of Cambodia from the Tonle Sap River. Relax and watch the countryside pass by, see the important role the river plays in Cambodian life. Transfers to and from port included. Travel time is approximately the same as road travel. (May not be available during the dry season).
V2 Car Transport $230.00 pp
Replace all included tuk tuk transport with a comfortable air-conditioned car or minivan for all your day to day sightseeing and getting around. This includes airport transfers, so no need to take option A.
Z2 Personal Local Liaison $980.00
Our fluent English speaking liaisons will meet you at the airport and take care of all your arrangements for your entire trip. The liaisons make themselves available to 24 hours a day to ensure your safety and take care of any problems you may encounter. They can take care of everything including dinner bookings and recommendations, medical arrangements and market bartering. (Larger groups may need to consider more than one liaison if groups intend to separate. If flight option is taken an extra $80 will be charged to cover liaison airfares).
Kratie Dolphin Explorer
The perfect extension to all of our trips. Travel into the North Eastern Parts of Cambodia experience the beautiful landscape that surrounds the mighty Meekong River. A chance to view the rare freshwater dolphins that live in this area.