NORTHEAST CAMBODIA OVERLAND EXPEDITION
Tour Route: PHNOM PENH - KRATIE - BANLUNG - KAMPONG CHAM480 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: Phnom Penh – Kratie
Day 2: Kratie – Banlung
Day 3: Banlung
Day 4: Banlung
Day 5: Banlung
Day 6: Banlung – Kampong Cham
Day 7: Kampong Cham – Phnom Penh
Day 1 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Phnom Penh Package Tours – Kratie (-/-/-)
After breakfast drive from Phnom Penh to Kratie The provincial capital of KRATIE is a pleasant, small riverside town on the banks of the Mekong River. Visit the DOLPHIN OBSERVATION PARK located just north of town and enjoy an hour-long boat trip past peaceful rural scenery as you watch out for a rare sighting of one of the 50 endangered Irrawaddy freshwater dolphins that inhabit this strech of the river. On the way back, stop at WAT PHNOM SAMBOK.
Overnight in Kratie
Day 2 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Kratie – Banlung (B/-/-)
After breakfast drive from Kratie to Banlung. Overnight in Banlung.
Day 3 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Banlung (B/-/-)
From Banlung, travel by 4WD to Ta Veang and visit many of the different minority villages in the area. Groups include the Jarai, Tumpoun, Krueng, Kra Chok and Kavet.Overnight in Banlung.
Day 4 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Banlung Homestay Package Tours (B/-/-)
Excursion to Veun Sai with boat trip. Travel by 4WD to Veun Sai, a Toumpoun village with a particularly impressive cemetary. Time permitting, visit a Kreung village as well before returning to Banlung.
Overnight in Banlung.
Day 5 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Banlung (B/-/-)
After breakfast from Banlung, travel by 4WD to the village of Andoung Meas and embark on a boat to Phoum Dal or another Jarai village. The Jarai are an ethnic minority who dwell in traditional stilt houses.
Their beliefs are polytheistic and they follow elabroate funerary customs, carving fascinating funerary totems out of wood. After exploring the village, enjoy a picnic lunch on the riverbanks and return to Banlung by boat and 4WD.
Overnight in Banlung.
Day 6 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Banlung – Kampong Cham (B/-/-)
After breakfast drive from Banlung to Kampong Cham Travel southwards via Chhlong, stopping to visit RUBBER and PEPPER PLANTATIONS enroute. Time permitting, visit PRASAT PREY NOKOR or PRASAT KNONG PRASAT KRAEAW (this visit depends on road conditions at the time of travel).
O/N in Kampong Cham
Day 7 – Northeast Cambodia Overland Expedition: Kampong Cham – Phnom Penh (B/-/-)
Kampong Cham is a lively port on the banks of the Mekong River with some good examples of colonial-era architecture. After visting the LOCAL MARKET and exploring the town, travel in to the countryside to PHNOM PROS (“Man Hill”) and PHNOM SREI (“Woman Hill”).
According to local tradition, two teams of men and women competed to build a stupa on the summit of each hill before dawn. After being tricked into thinking that daybreak had already come, the men lost the competition and, as a result, forever after had to be the ones to approach the women for their hands in marriage. Continue to WAT NOKOR, a thriving modern-day monstery founded on a 11th century Mahayana Buddhist shrine. Then drive from Kampong Cham to Phnom Penh.
End of services!
- Hotel accommodation by twin share basis with daily breakfast
- Ground transportation by private air-cond vehicle
- Sightseeing with admission fees
- Boat trip to see Dolphin
- Regional ENGLISH speaking guide (See supplement charge for FS G)
- Mineral water and cold tissues on tours
- Local-made departure gift
- International ticket reconfirmation
- 1 Foc in Half Twin room provided for the group from 15 Pax up
- Accommodation in Phnom Penh
- Visa on arrival to Cambodia (US$ 20 per person)
- All air tickets arrival to and departure from Cambodia
- International airport tax (US$ 25 per person)
- All other meals & beverages
- Personal expenses and Tips
Transfer by car in Ratanakiri
The program above may be slightly modified (broken bridge or flood for example). In any case, a replacement activity will be provided in order to keep the quality and the interest of the trip unaffected.
Tour designed 20 people maximum in good health and good mood.
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