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KHMER CUISINE AND CRAFTS: CULTURAL CAMBODIA
Discover the rich heritage of Cambodian culture and the delights of its cuisine. Take architectural tours with experts, discover the secrets of Cambodian cooking with a local cook, and learn about rural life as you journey into the beautiful Cambodian countryside.
Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, receive a relaxing welcome massage. Dinner this evening will be delicious authentic Khmer cuisine at one of Phnom Penh’s top restaurants. Take a fascinating walking tour of the city with an expert in Khmer architecture. Hop in a cyclo to further see the city.
Dine at a restaurant which gives former street children the chance to support themselves. After dinner, see a performance of classical dance and shadow puppet theatre. Drive through the scenic Cambodian countryside to a province famous for growing the best rice in Cambodia. Learn about local life as you visit villages in the area. Take a stunning boat ride from Battambang to Siem Reap. Visit the Angkor National Museum, which brings to life the Golden Age of the Khmer Empire.
Enjoy dinner at Abacus Restaurant, serving Cambodian influenced French cuisine in a beautiful garden setting. Learn how to make classic Cambodian dishes in a cooking class. Head for Ta Phrom, the iconic temple twined with incredible tree-roots; and see the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire at Angkor Thom. Visit Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
Explore the countryside with a trip to the Western Baray (reservoir) area. Visit the magnificent Angkor Wat; in the evening enjoying a delicious authentic Khmer farewell dinner.
- Find the secrets of Cambodian cuisine and learn how to make classic dishes in a cooking class.
- Dine at a training restaurant which gives former street children a chance to learn a sustainable profession.
- Discover Phnom Penh’s fascinating architecture on a walking tour with an expert.
- Explore the ‘fruit orchard’ of Cambodia, scenic Battambang, where life goes at a different pace.
- One of Cambodia’s most stunning boat rides will take you across Tonle Sap Lake.
Price (USD $ ) per person based on a double/twin sharing basis.
|Valid until 30 Sep 2013||$2973 per person|
|1 Oct 2013 – 31 Dec 2013||$2489 per person|
|01 Jan 2014 - 30 Sep 2014||$2618 per person|
Additional peak season surcharges, compulsory dinners and special conditions may be applied during peak periods.
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Included in this Backyard Travel tour:
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
- Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
- Service of English speaking guides in every location
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Not included in this Backyard Travel tour:
- Domestic & international flights
- Departure taxes if applicable
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
- Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Tips for guides and drivers
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa fees (contact us for further information)
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