TOXIC CAMBODIA TOUR OF KAYAKING – BIKING – CAMPING
Tour Route: PHNOM PENH - STUNG TRENG - MEKONG FALLS - FLOODED FORESTS - DOLPHINS TRAIL - 100 PILLAR PAGODA ROAD - KRATIE - SILK ISLAND701 Views
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|Tour Type:||Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language|
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- 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: Phnom Penh – Kratie – Stung Treng
Day 2: Strung Treng – Trekking & Camping in Jungles
Day 3: Full day of Kayaking in Stung Treng
Day 4: Biking through jungles – Homestay in Stung Treng
Day 5: Biking to Kratie
Day 6: Kratie – Phnom Penh
Day 1. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Phnom Penh – Kratie – Stung Treng (-/L/-)
Depart Phnom Penh by private car directly to Stung Treng (stopping for lunch in Kratie). Overnight at an excellent riverside hotel (a/c, hot water) or a nature lodge located outside of town (basic facilities, private balcony, river view).
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 2. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Strung Treng – Trekking & Camping in Jungles (B/L/D)
Travel north by car and then by boat to a remote site on the Mekong where we will disembark and begin trekking through hills and pristine old growth forests. After a couple of hours of trekking, we will emerge from the thick jungle to a wide rocky expanse where the Mekong drops in a spectacular waterfall over a rocky ledge. After listening to the roar of the powerful river and exploring the numerous drops, we will board a boat and continue to a small island where we will set up camp on a sandy beach and enjoy dinner around a campfire.
Camping in jungles
Day 3. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Full day of Kayaking in Stung Treng (B/L/D)
Awake to the sounds of birds and rare freshwater dolphins surfacing around the island. Begin a full-day kayaking trip down river through the remote flooded forests of Cambodia’s amazing Ramsar Wetlands. A boat will provide backup. Many varieties of birds live in these forests. Picnic lunch en route provided. Return to Stung Treng in the evening.
O/N in Stung Treng.
Day 4. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Biking through jungles – Homestay in Stung Treng (B/L/D)
Leave Stung Treng by bicycle along a scenic river route, passing through quiet villages and watching local river life and fishing until arriving at a deep dolphin pool where you will stop for lunch in the village and watch the rare Mekong River Dolphins. After lunch, transfer by car to a primary forest eco-tourism site where you can stay in a village home stay (basic facilities) and explore the old growth forest trails and scenic creeks and rapids winding through the jungle.
Cycling: 35 km.
Homestay at village
Day 5. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Biking to Kratie (B/L/-)
Transfer by car to the 100-Pillar Pagoda where we will explore the renowned pilgrimage site before crossing to an island by boat at a scenic area of the Mekong River. After lunch on the island, begin cycling along the river route, stopping to visit Sambok Mountain before arriving in Kratie, a French colonial town, just in time for sunset over the river. Overnight at a comfortable riverside hotel (a/c, hot water). Cycling: 35 km.
O/N in Kratie
Day 6. Toxic Cambodia Tour Of Kayaking – Biking – Camping: Kratie – Phnom Penh (B/L/-)
Transfer by car to the Mekong River south of Kompong Cham and board a ferry boat to cross to the Silk Islands. Enjoy a picnic and swim at a sandy beach on the tip of the northern-most island and make numerous excursions on the island including visits to an island pagoda, local silk weaving communities, farms, villages and schools as we cycle across two islands. From the quiet east bank of the Mekong, we will board a two-deck cruise boat for a comfortable journey to Phnom Penh, enjoying great views of river life, fishing practices, a floating village, the four rivers region and the city. Watch the sunset over the river while enjoying a BBQ dinner and drinks on board before arriving at Phnom Penh. Cycling: 20 km.
End of services!
- Car transfers
- Boat Cruise
- Most meals
- Guided Tours
- All equipment (kayaks, dry bags, bicycles).
- Others not mention
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