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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: CAMBODIA’S SOUTH
Discover hidden Cambodia. Explore the beautiful south coast; its national parks filled with exotic wildlife; and its mangrove forests and sandy beaches. Witness the everyday life of monks and villagers. Climb through jungle covered temples, take a Khmer cooking class and stay in a unique floating tent!
Hop into a tuk tuk and head to magnificent Angkor Wat. See it illuminated by the setting sun. This evening have a delicious, authentic Khmer dinner. Visit the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire; the ancient city of Angkor Thom. See Ta Phrom, twined with incredible tree-roots. Spend the night in a tented jungle camp and enjoy a candlelit dinner at its pagoda. See the monks’ morning ritual. Afterwards, receive blessings for good luck and a safe journey.
Next, drive to Phnom Penh. Hop in a cyclo and explore the historic buildings of the French Quarter in this fun, local method of transport. Spend time with a cook learning how to make some classic Cambodian dishes. Visit Phnom Penh’s lively, colorful markets; great places to browse for souvenirs. Take a dinner cruise on the Phocea Mekong boat. Drive to the beach resort of Kep. Explore by bicycle or relax at the beach. Take a boat trip through mangrove forests; if you’re lucky you may see the rare freshwater Irrawaddy dolphin.
Head to Ream National Park; home to many types of monkeys and also the rare pangolin. Head to a remote area in the Cardamom Mountains and stay in floating, tented bungalows with private terraces and panoramic views of the river.
- Stay in a comfortable tented camp in a local village and enjoy a candlelight pagoda dinner.
- Cruise to a floating village as you watch sunset over Tonle Sap Lake.
- Discover the secrets of Khmer cuisine in a Cambodian cooking class.
- Enjoy the tranquility of Kep and it’s amazing seafood.
- Take a boat trip through mangrove forest to stunning Ream National Park which is teaming with wildlife and exotic beaches.
- Go remote and stay in a floating tent resort amidst Cardamom Mountains nature.
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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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