The Cambodian Discovery Tour


About the Tour

Said to be ideal for those who are short on time but want to experience Cambodia’s highlights, the five-day-four-night tour in Cambodia will guide you to explore the two famous cities of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, featured with a lot of mysterious shrines, temples along with historical vestiges. While Siem Reap brings you a visit to admire the World Heritage Site of Angkor Complex, the capital of Phnom Penh introduces you the Cambodia’s rich history by leading you to the national museum and the horrors of the Killing Fields. Give it a try; it’s time for you to experience Cambodia your own way!

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival – Siem Reap [/-/D]
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at Siem Reap International Airport and then take you to a hotel in the center of Siem Reap. It all depends on your arrival time; you can choose two options, as follows:

Option 1Arriving in  Siem Reap in the morning
After checking in your hotel, you will join a cycling tour to discover the famous overgrown temple of Ta Prom. Leaving the ruins of Ta Prom, we continue cycling to Preah Khan Temple by off-road for seven kilometer. Afterwards, we come back to the hotel for relaxing at the pool and waiting for a first dinner in Siem Reap.

Option 2: Arriving in Siem Reap in the afternoon
You will take a short rest at you hotel room before experiencing a unique Quad Bike (ATV) tour to travel through Siem Reap’s countryside (about 16km) as well as to witness the beautiful view of the sunset as the sun dips below the rice fields. After that, we come back to the hotel for an upcoming dinner.

Dinner is served at a local restaurant with local food and legendary Apsara dance performance which is represented by professional Khmer dancers. Surely you will understand more about the culture of the Khmer people through each Apsara dance.
 
(Cycling route: 07 km)
Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples [B/L/D]
Wake up in the early morning for the second day tour in Siem Reap. Breakfast is ready for you. After breakfast, you will be met up and then transfer to the well-known Angkor Complex by car. Getting the bike and preparing for a cycling through jungles to visit Angkor Wat , Angkor Thom, the spectacular centre Bayon Temple, the Terrace of Lapper King and the Terrace of Elephant. On the way cycling, we will stop for a water blessing by the Monks of Wat Palylie.
 
Lunch will be served at the house of a local family who will cook traditional food for us.
 
On the way back to the hotel, you have an option to stop at the Killing Fields (in Siem Reap).
 
Overnight in Siem Reap.
 
(Cycling route: Approx. 30 km)
Day 3: Siem Reap – Beng Mealea [B/-/-]
Wake up and prepare for a fascinating visit to the mysterious temple of Beng Mealea, which is 65 km far from Siem Reap. When you finish your breakfast, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and we then head towards the East to reach Beng Melea Temple, which was built during the 12th century during the reign of King Suryavarman II, at about the same time as Angkor Wat of which its layout and style closely mirror. However, Beng Melea is completely ruined and largely overrun by vegetation and competes with Ta Prohm for the “lost in the jungle” ambience. The temple is covered by trees, lichen-covered stones, broken towers and galleries. Absolutely, you will be deeply impressed by many sculptures which are hidden among the rubble and the vegetation.
 
Following the visit to Beng Melea, we will drive you back to your hotel for relaxing at the pool.
 
Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
 
(Cycling: Non)
Day 4: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh [B/-/D]
You have a morning free to explore Siem Reap until our guide comes and drives you to the airport for a flight to Phnom Penh.

You will check-in your hotel in Phnom Penh and have a short break before discovering the capital city of Cambodia. We take a mini cyclo trip around the city to visit the Cambodian National Museum, the Royal Palace. Stop at Wat Phnom Temple in the late afternoon for admiring the city’s panorama at the sunset.

Enjoy a delicious dinner with many specialties at Bopha Phnom Penh Titanic Restaurant. Stay overnight at your hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 5: Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh City [B/L/-]
You will spend the whole morning of the 5th day exploring famous attractions in Phnom Penh such as the Killing Fields – the graveyard of more than 2 millions of Cambodian under the Rouges Khmer headed by Pon Pot from 1975 – 1979; together with the the Toul Sleng Museum, where prisoners were badly arrested and tortured under the Khmer Rouges when they came to power in Cambodia in 1975.

After lunch, you will take a flight from Phnom Penh to your home. End the five-day-tour discover Cambodia.

Inclusions

  • Experienced English speaking biking and trekking guide
  • 01 Air-conditioned vehicle for transfers and back up as per itinerary
  • Local bike hire and helmet
  • Quad bike
  • Bottled drinking water for walking and biking days
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary ( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary
  • Support Truck and Mechanic (Start from 05 person up)
  • Accommodation in hotel (Twin /Double shared room)
  •  Simple First Aid Kit

Exclusions

  • International and domestic flights (quoted separately)
  • Meals which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance, tips, visa

Special Notes

  • Total length of cycling: 2 days
  • Road surface: Jungle/country side
  • Difficulty: Normal/Easy

Share:

5 days 4 nights

Ho Chi Minh City

Cycling, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Cycling through jungles to discover the Complex of Angkor with highlights of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple, the Terrace of Lapper King and the Terrace of Elephant
  • Exploring the mysterious temple of Beng Melea with many sculptures which are hidden among the rubble and the vegetation
  • Visiting the Killing Fields, the graveyard of more than 2 millions of Cambodian under the Rouges Khmer headed by Pon Pot from 1975 – 1979
  • Tasting the local specialties of Cambodia and enjoying the Apsara performance of the Khmer

Start from: US$320 /person

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