Siem Reap/ Battambang/ Kep / Koh Russey or Koh Rong / Phnom Penh
16 Days & 15 Nights
- Experience a family day as the local does
- Explore the small city of Battambang
- Ride a bike thorough the Rice and Lotus field
Discover the beauty of Cambodia – 16 Days & 15 Nights
Upon arrival in Siem Reap you are greeted and taken to your hotel by private transfer.
A treasure hunt is a fun and exciting way to discover the wonderful temples of Angkor for the family. Traveling by tuk-tuk and using the treasure hunter’s book, each team will have to find clues hidden in different places in the Angkor area temples.
In the afternoon, relax under the trees before continuing your treasure hunting activities, the winners will be the team that finds the treasure!
Today you will pedal on a hidden trail between the fields before arriving at the little forgotten Angkor temple of Wat Athvea. The ride gives the chance to discover the beauty of the Cambodian countryside, its farm life and elegant sugar palms that characterize it. Once arrived at Phnom Krom mount, you will climb either by foot or by bike for the more sportive. At the top, you will discover a small temple but also a splendid panoramic view on the Tonle Sap Lake. On the way back, take time to stop for lunch in a “Hammock” restaurant, play cards or simply relax in a hammock with stunning views over the rice fields.
You will arrive at Siem Reap in the late afternoon.
Distance & duration of cycling: 36 kilometers – 3 hours
Transportation: Full day vehicle support
Today, you will enjoy your day as a Cambodian family starting with a playful and challenging activity: a mini-golf session in a fun setting with miniature imitations of the Angkor temples. Then will travel to the surrounding countryside of Siem Reap and walk through the rice fields to reach a small temple hidden in the forest. Next will be a short trip to the nearby lake where Khmer families like to spend time at the weekend.
At the end of the day, you will head back to Siem Reap to enjoy a tour in a tethered air-balloon. At sunset, enjoy trampoline, a carousel or dart games. Whether they’re foreign or Khmer, this is a time for the children to meet each other and share the universal language of play.
In the morning you will experience an airboat cruise to discover the Tonle Sap Lake in a more exciting way. During this tour you will discover the floating village of Mechrey with its floating school and crocodile farms.
After the experience you will drive to Battambang where you will arrive in the afternoon.
Today you will cycle off the beaten track and experience the local way of life of the villagers in the hinterland of Cambodia. Along the path, you will have the chance to see houses typical of the area and unchanged for generations. At the end of the day, Phnom Sampov becomes an incredible observation site for the millions of bats as they take a flight out of the caves for the night.
Distance and duration of the cycling: 20 kilometers to Ek Phnom (last 8 kilometers optional) – 4 hours
You will have the chance to experience a bamboo train, built to contribute in improving local livelihood. Rails and sleepers from the original route have been used to lay 4 kilometers of track, which will run through some stunning countryside scenes alongside Banon hills.
On the way back, you will visit a mushroom village and will have time to stop by a house and enjoy a local style lunch prepared by the owner.
Then visit of the Phare Ponleu Selpak, an NGO with a mission to provide artistic training to poor, young Cambodians. This organization also provides formal education from primary to high school for underprivileged children.
This morning, transfer to Siem Reap airport for the flight to Sihanoukville.
Upon arrival in Sihanoukville, transfer to Kep, a small town with old colonial architecture, surrounding caves, fishing communities and local villages
You will have the chance to experience all the beauty of Kep & Kampot coastal region up close, learn more about local products and indulge in the slow-paced village life by tuk tuk.
Kep & Kampot are not only famous for their world-class pepper, their fresh seafood & beautiful coastline sunsets, they also have beautiful countryside surroundings with spectacular nature, picturesque fishing villages, plantations, rivers, rapids & lovely local people!
Today, you will have a free day to enjoy the seaside town of Kep and its beautiful surroundings or to just relax and rest by the pool of your hotel. If you like to explore the area, local tuk tuks can be ordered at the reception of your hotel. You will be able to visit Kep Beach, the small town center with old colonial architecture or the surrounding caves, fishing communities and local villages. In the evening, we highly recommend a visit to the famous crab market to try some fresh seafood with the famous pepper of the region.
You will be picked-up from your hotel for a journey to the popular beach destination of Sihanoukville. Sihanoukville is the starting point for boat trips to the beautiful surrounding islands. Upon arrival in the city, board a speedboat to the islands of Koh Russey or Koh Rong.
Enjoy your days at leisure
It’s time to say goodbye to the islands and to travel by speed boat to Sihanoukville pier. It takes approximately 35 to 45 minutes to reach the main pier of Serendipity beach depending on the sea conditions. Upon arrival at the pier, your vehicle will be waiting for you to begin the 4h 30min journey to Phnom Penh.
Today, both your tuk-tuk driver and a handy information tablet will be leading you to 22 different sites around the city. Select your language, put the headphones on and while sitting comfortably in the tuk-tuk, the driver will make stops in front of all the historic places.
This is a new and very original way to discover Phnom Penh’s heritage: having a multi-language tablet revealing how the sites used to be while you’re also observing how they are nowadays.
You will be free at your leisure until the time to travel to the airport for your departure flight.