Discover the rich heritage of Khmer culture and cuisine on this tour. Walk with local experts and dine at authentic restaurants, discover the secrets of Cambodian cooking with a local cook, and learn about rural life as you journey into the beautiful Cambodian countryside, viewing Battambang and the riverine life along the Tonlé Sap Lake on the way.
Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, you’ll have the chance to take a fascinating walking and driving tour of the city with an expert in Khmer architecture. Afterward, unwind over a sumptuous welcome dinner at the delightful Malis Restaurant.
The secrets of Khmer cuisine will be revealed to you as you take a walking tour through local markets, learning about and sampling regional ingredients as you go. Lunch at a local restaurant will give you a taste of authentic Khmer cuisine. Then, you’ll be treated to a guided tour of Phnom Penh’s brightest gems, from the Royal Palace and the National Museum to Wat Prakeo. Dinner at the famed Foreign Correspondents’ Club will provide wondrous views over the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers.
Your Khmer cuisine and culture tour takes you into the idyllic countryside of Battambang, known as Cambodia’s rice bowl. You’ll learn about Battambang’s remarkably well-preserved architecture and mingle with local village artisans.
A stunning boat ride through the mighty Tonlé Sap brings you to Siem Reap, where in-depth explorations of Angkorian temples and traditional craft villages await. A hands-on cooking course at the home of a celebrated Cambodian chef will teach you how to create quintessential Khmer dishes. Before you leave, you’ll be treated to a sunset gondola ride along the moat of ancient Angkor Thom and a lavish farewell dinner at famed Cuisine Wat Damnak.