CAMBODIA TOUR OF TREKKING AND KAYAKING WITH ANGKOR WAT
Tour Route: PHNOM PENH - RATANAKIRI - STUNG TRENG - NORTHERN MEKONG - KRATIE - SIEM REAP - ANGKOR - TONLE SAP - PHNOM PENH3820 Views
|Departure:||Any day you want|
|Tour Type:||Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language|
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Our Advantages & Promise
- Zero shopping stops.
- Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
- Selected and trained guides.
- Meals are in quality local restaurants.
- Western style service standard
Day 1: Arrival – Phnom Penh
Day 2: Phnom Penh – City Tour
Day 3: Phnom Penh – Ratanakiri
Day 4: Ratanakiri – Ta Veng
Day 5: Ta Veng – Camping in jungles
Day 6: Ta Veng – Ban Lung – Trekking trips
Day 7: Ban Lung – Stung Treng – Sightseeing packages
Day 8: Kayaking on Mekong River
Day 9: Stung Treng – Kratie – Kayaking packages
Day 10: Kratie – Siem Reap
Day 11: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing & Temples exploration
Day 12: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing
Day 13: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing & boat trips
Day 14: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
Day 15: Phnom Penh – Biking
Day 16: Phnom Penh – Departure
Day 1 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Arrival – Phnom Penh (-/-/-)
Arrive in Phnom Penh and enjoy a relaxing evening by the riverside. You will be picked up by taxi from the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Phnom Penh is the vibrant bustling capital of Cambodia. Situated at the confluence of three rivers, the mighty Mekong, the Bassac and the great Tonle Sap, what was once considered the ‘Gem’ of Indochina. The capital city still maintains considerable charm with plenty to see.
It exudes a sort of provincial charm and tranquillity with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. Phnom Penh is a veritable oasis compared to the modernity of other Asian capitals. A mixture of Asian exotica, the famous Cambodian hospitality awaits the visitors to the capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
O/N in Phnom Penh
Day 2 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Phnom Penh – City Tour (B/-/-)
Enjoy a private tour of Phnom Penh by tuk-tuk, visiting Phnom Penh’s historic Wat Phnom Temple, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeng Ek Killing Fields outside of Phnom Penh or other sites if requested. This tour is entirely private and can begin and end at your leisure.
O/N in Phnom Penh
Day 3 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Phnom Penh – Ratanakiri
Depart Phnom Penh by private car to Banlung, Ratanakiri. In Ratanakiri, you will be picked up for transfer to your accomodations.
O/N in Ratanakiri
Day 4 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Ratanakiri – Ta Veng
Depart by car North to Ta Veng on the Se San River. From there, begin trekking into the jungles. Ratanakiri is located in Cambodia’s far northeast bordered by Laos to the north, Vietnam to the east, Mondulkiri to the south, and Stung Treng to the west. This rural rugged province is a 70% ethnic minority, which are known as “Chunchiet”.
Ratanakiri was as recently as 2002 seriously off the beaten track but has since been “discovered” step by step. Still, while you won’t get any bragging rights for coming here, it’s well worth the effort to do so, and once you get away from it’s capital Banlung you won’t run into too many other tourists.
So Ratanakiri is still a remote province in Northeastern Cambodia worth to visit. The word “Ratanakiri” itself is a derivative of two Cambodian words, which are combined to mean “place of gems and mountains.” The word comes from the Sanskrit words Ratna (gem) and giri (mountain).
Overnight at a tribal village.
Day 5 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Ta Veng – Camping in jungles
Continue trekking through the jungles. Sleep overnight at a jungle camp.
Day 6 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Ta Veng – Ban Lung – Trekking trips
Continue trekking, return to Ta Veng via an alternate route and return to Banlung by car. O/N in Ban Lung
Day 7 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Ban Lung – Stung Treng – Sightseeing packages
Visit Yak Lom Lake in the late morning for a swim and a picnic lunch, then depart to Stung Treng, the town at the confluence of the Mekong and Sekong Rivers, by private car. Accommodation outside of town at a nature lodge. Stung Treng is a northern province of Cambodia.
It was formerly called Xieng Teng and was once a part of the vast Khmer Empire, then the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang and later the Lao kingdom of Champassack. During the period of French Indochina it was again ceded to Cambodia.
The provincial capital is also named Stung Treng and is an important trade hub with a few hints of Lao influence scattered about, owing to the fact that the Lao border is about 50 km away. It’s a friendly, quiet country town situated on the confluence of the San River and the Mekong River. It actually sits on the banks of the San River, with the mighty Mekong coming into the picture on the northeastern outskirts of he town.
O/N in Stung Treng
Day 8 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Kayaking on Mekong River
Travel North along the Mekong to the village of O Sway near the Lao border and begin a full-day kayaking trip down river through remote flooded forests of Cambodia’s amazing Ramsar Wetlands. Many varieties of birds live in these forests. Picnic lunch en route provided. Return to Stung Treng accommodations in the evening.
O/N in Stung Treng
Day 9 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Stung Treng – Kratie – Kayaking packages
Depart Stung Treng by mountain bike along a scenic river route heading south through villages and forests, then begin kayaking down the Mekong, stopping en route at sandy river islands and viewing rare freshwater irrawaddy dolphins before enjoying a riverside picnic lunch. Transfer the remaining distance by car to Kratie town.
O/N in Kratie
Day 10 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Kratie – Siem Reap
Travel by private car directly to Siem Reap, stopping en route at Skoun to sample fried tarantulas and have lunch. Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest city to the world famous temples of Angkor (the Angkor temple complex is north of the city).
The provincial capital is also called Siem Reap and is located in the South of the province on the shores of the Tonle Sap Lake, the greatest sweet water reserve in whole Southeast Asia. The name of the city literally means Siamese defeated, referring to the victory of the Khmer Empire over the army of the Thai kingdom in the 17th century.
O/N in Siem Reap.
Day 11 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing & Temples exploration
Tour the temples of Angkor Archeological Park by tuk-tuk with an Angkor specialist guide. Visit some of the most important sites including Angkor Thom, Bayon and Preah Khan. End the day with Angkor Wat at sunset.
O/N in Siem Reap
Day 12 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing
Visit the outer sites of Siem Reap by private car with a specialist guide. Hike through the jungle up to Kbal Spean where ancient lingas and images can be seen through the clear waters of a mountain stream. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a waterfall before descending the mountain and continuing on to visit the magnificent pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei. O/N in Siem Reap
Day 13 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Angkor Watt – Sightseeing & boat trips
Tuk-tuk tour with specialist guide. Visit the island temple of Mebon by boat and go for a swim in Angkor’s Western Baray, an ancient resevoir stretching for miles through the archeological park. After lunch, visit the terrace of elephants and the terrace of the leper king before climbing aboard an elephant for a ride to the top of Phnom Bakheng Mountain where you will have great views of Angkor Wat to the East and great views of sunset over the Western Baray to the West.
O/N in Siem Reap
Day 14 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
Depart Siem Reap for the Tonle Sap Lake, where you will board a boat for the 6 hours trip through the center of the lake and down the Tonle Sap River to Phnom Penh.
O/N in Phnom Penh
Day 15 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Phnom Penh – Biking
Bicycle tour of the Mekong Islands and the Cambodian countryside, including a visit to a floating village, silk-weaving, a scenic pagoda and a school. Enjoy great views of Phnom Penh from across the Mekong and cycle across two large islands, enjoying a picnic lunch en route. In the evening, enjoy dinner and drinks (provided) as you cruise along the Tonle Sap River on a two-deck cruise boat.
O/N in Phnom Penh
Day 16 – Cambodia Tour Of Trekking And Kayaking With Angkor Wat: Phnom Penh – Departure
Transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport or to your onward location.
End of services!
- Comfortable hotel with A/C, Cable TV and additional amenities.
- Entrance tickets to all sites visited.
- All transportation, boat rides, transfers and private guides.
- All equipment
- Some meals
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