SIEM REAP-PHNOM PENH-KEP ESCAPE.12D

Duration: 12Days/11Nights

Hight Light

    Discover the ruins of Angkor in Siem Reap on this twelve-day journey among the marvels of Southeast Asia,  you also explore the rural communities and participate in the once-in-a-lifetime experience of a traditional Baci ceremony. Enjoy your days in Phnom Penh  the capital of Cambodia, and a town of charming French colonial architecture and atmospheric monasteries and the frenetic economic capital of the country . You'll fall into the rhythm of life in Southwest of Phnom Penh while driving to Kep. Stay and relax at Kep, enjoy swimming, explore this city  and and pulsating markets.  

 

Itinerary

DAY1. SIEM REAP ARRIVAL

Up on arrival ion Siem |Reap International Aiport, meet with your tour guide and driver, and transfer to hotel. Check In

City tour

Siem Reap, an ancient city of Angkor, now is the base for exploring the fabled temples of Angkor. 

DAY2. SIEM REAP- TOURS

Begin your exploration of the magnificent temples of Angkor today, start at the enigmatic Ta Prohm at dawn. You maight choose to head back to your hotel for some relaxation time or continue exploring should you wish. After lunch continue with a visit to the ancient city of Angkor Thom, which houses the charismatic faces of the Bayon. Finish the day with a sunset visit to Cambodia's most iconic symbol, Angkor Wat.  

DAY3. SIEM REAP - TOURS

This morning explore further a field taking in the beautiful bas-reliefs at Banteay Srei, and Banteay Samre. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax and explore independently

DAY4. SIEM REAP - TOURS 

The last day to explore the temples of Angkor - start your visit to the three temples Preak Ko, Bakong and  Lolei, the three temples were built in late nine and ened in early ten century, or speak to your guide to discover more temples or perhaps revisit some of your favourites from the previous two days. 

DAY5. SIEM REAP - TOURS 

Time to experience something different and escape from the temples and town of Siem Reap with a boat trip on Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake, the Tonle Sap. Visit some of the floating markets and experience the remarkable daily life of the people's lives which are so entwined with this unique biosphere. Keep your eye out for some rare birdlife too! The afternoon is free to spend at your leisure.

DAY6. SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH- TOURS 

This morning your guide will take you to the airport for your flight to Phnom Penh. Arriving in the capital city, check in at your hotel before embarking on a tour of the city's cultural highlights, such as the Royal Palace and National museum.

DAY7. PHNOM PENH- TOURS 

Today you will have a sobering experience exploring the recent turbulent history of a nation virtually destroyed by civil war. Your guide will take you to the Killing Fields outside Phnom Penh and also to the genocide museum, a stark reminder of the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge. This afternoon is free for you to explore the city by yourselves, you could have a wonder around the Russian market.

DAY8. PHNOM PENH - KEP

This morning your driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to the coastal village of Kep. This quiet fishing village is the ideal place to relax at the end of your holiday.

DAY9. KEP 

Day at leisure. Thoroughly recommended is a day trip to nearby Rabbit Island, where you can relax on the beautiful beach and enjoy dining on freshly caught crab.

DAY10. KEP

Day at leisure.

DAY11. KEP 

Day to leisure 

DAY12. KEP- PHNOM PENH - DEPARTURE 

Breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until time to transfer to Phnom Penh international airport for your flight to...... 

Price Included

 TOUR DURATION: 12Days / 11Nights

TOUR OPERATES: Year Round / On Demand

TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Our services include:

Hotel accommodation in half-twin/double shared room with daily breakfast

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply)

Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle unless stated otherwise

Visit Banteay Srei and floating villages 

Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Daily drinking water and cold towels

Our services do not include:

Visa for Cambodia (Visa issued on arrival, USD20/pax, please bring 1 passport photo)

Any surcharge/extra fees for visit of the Angkor Historical site imposed by the Apsara Authorities in Siem Reap which are subject to change without prior notice

International and domestic flights
Meals other than mentioned above
Camera/video entrance fees

Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc…….)

Travel insurance including helicopter evacuation for Cambodia)

Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

 
 
 

Travel Information

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all participants of our Exploration Tours.

A travel insurance policy to cover illness and injury, cancellation and curtailment of your journey, theft, loss of personal items like baggage and tickets, etc. is a necessity.

The insurance policy should also cover ambulance rides, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation of a body.

Some insurance policies exclude "dangerous" activities which can include motorcycling, scuba diving, rock climbing, or any extreme adventure etc. If you are planning to do any of these "dangerous" activities while traveling, check the small print to see if you are covered.

Make sure that family or friends at home know the address and telephone number of your insurance company and your insurance policy number.

Find out in advance if your insurance policy will make payments to the providers or reimburse you later for overseas health expenses. If you have to make a claim, you should keep all receipts (in English if possible) for medicines and medical treatment.

If you have anything stolen and you want to make an insurance claim you must obtain an official statement from the police.

For more information and to purchase travel insurance contacts a travel agent of travel insurer. Online information and purchase.

Health Advice

Drink lots of water. Never drink tap water purified, bottled water is available everywhere.

Use an insect repellent against mosquitoes. It is the only way to be sure of protection against mosquito borne diseases. Since Cambodia has a hot and humid tropical climate, casual and light-weight clothing is best. Clothing made from natural fibers is the best option. A jacket might be needed on cool winter evenings or in hotels and restaurants using excessive air-conditioning. A hat and high-factor sun block is advisable as protection against the hot sun when sightseeing.

When visiting temples or pagodas, including those of Angkor Wat, shorts and T-shirts (shoulder covered) are acceptable. Shoes are generally removed at the entrance to pagodas. For visits to the Silver Pagoda, which is within the Royal Palace grounds, visitors are asked to dress more formally. Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers and ladies should wear long trousers or long skirts.

Standard film, (such as Kodak, FUJI or Konica 100, ), slide and digital camera memory are widely available. Photos are inexpensive to process in the country. Any specialized photo equipment should be brought with you. Photography in airports, railway stations and near any military installations is forbidden and discretion should be used when photographing people, particularly monks.

Health Requirements

Although no vaccinations are officially required for entry to Cambodia, they are highly encouraged. Visitors are advised to check with their doctor or a travel immunization clinic regarding protection against malaria, typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and B. Any essential medications should be brought with you as there is no guarantee they will be available in Cambodia.

What to bring

A. Before you travel, Adventurous Asia gives you more scenes of understanding once you just search for information on its pages. Because many countries do not have waste collection services, try to pack as little as possible. When buying toiletries,  use only biodegradable products.  Asian countries have modest dress codes. Local woman and men cover a great part of their body. Revealing too much "flesh" is considered very rude and offensive in many cultures. And prevent you from real contact with local people. Leave high cut shorts, sleeveless tops and revealing swimming suits at home. Instead pack loose clothes that cover your arms and legs. This way you will be more readily accepted by local people, and also be protected against the sun and insects. Modest dress will also minimize the risk of sexual harassment; local men won't assume that you are "available". Leave expensive jewelry, watches and unimportant  items at home. You do not need them while traveling and there is no need to show off your wealth to local people. We are rich in the west, but there is no need to remind the local people of our wealth.

 B. What to Bring and How Long to Stay in Siem Reap Angkor

Passes are sold at the Check point Counter, on the way to the Angkor Archaeological Park.  Free photos taken are provided at the main entrance. Tickets bought are safely kept during your visit to Angkor, and carefully- strictly checked at every monument entrance gate.

Visiting hours are 5:00AM - 6:00PM. Angkor Wat closes at 5h.30PM, Banteay Srey closes at 5:00PM and Kbal Spean at 3:00PM. For further visit, Beng Mealea, Koh Ker and Phnom Kulen are required to have the new passes.

Weather

Due to the weather condition in Cambodia, hot and dry and rain sometime in the rainy season, wear light, airy, covering clothing to protect yourself from the sun and mosquitoes. The sun can be intense so bring a hat, sunglasses and perhaps sunscreen. Consider buying a traditional Khmer scarf (krama) to keep the sun off your neck. Carry a raincoat during the wet season, though you will probably only need it in the afternoon. You should have mosquito repellent for sunrise and sunset hours. Wear practical shoes for climbing narrow steps and walking on uneven surfaces. For serious temple explorers, a flashlight, notebook and compass can come in handy. Books, refreshments, trinkets, postcards and film are available from small vendors throughout the temple complex.  

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