Explore bustling Bangkok, catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat, enjoy a delicious local Khmer meal in a small village, chill out on golden beaches, connect with the locals on an overnight homestay.
Marvel at the incredible Khmer ruins of Angkor Wat and the clear turquoise waters at Sihanoukville. This journey packages Cambodia’s treasures into ten well-paced days. Brave Ho Chi Minh City’s jam-packed streets with other travellers your own age – you can be sure they’ll keep pace with you – or check out the more laid back waterways of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. With your accommodation, transportation, and general trip logistics arranged, you can concentrate on choosing the activities that interest you most.
Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: Please note: you MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Siem Reap (1B, 1D)
Cross from Thailand into Cambodia, the home base for exploring incredible Angkor Wat. Arrive in time for our included dinner at a Planeterra-project restaurant or with a local family in a village outside of Siem Reap. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Thailand – Cambodia) New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-4.00 hours) Private Vehicle (3.00-3.00 hours)
Day 3 Siem Reap (1B)
Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit Tonle Sap floating village and Angkor National Museum. Included Activities: Angkor Wat Guided Tour
Day 4 Siem Reap/Phnom Penh (1B)
Transfer to Cambodia’s capital. Orientation walk around Phnom Penh. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (6.00-7.00 hours)
Day 5 Phnom Penh (1B)
Sights you might choose to visit this afternoon include the National Museum and adjacent complex which includes the Silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. To learn about Cambodia’s sombre history, visit the Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields, reminders of the genocide that took place under Pol Pot’s reign as leader of the Khmer Rouge. Additional Notes: Phnom Penh can be confusing and we recommend to always keep a hotel card with you when you are exploring.
Day 6 Phnom Penh/Sihanoukville (1B)
Swim and relax on the beach after transferring to Sihanoukville. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
Day 7 Sihanoukville
Swim and relax by the beach, or take an optional snorkelling boat trip.
Day 8 Sihanoukville/Cần Thơ (1D)
Cross into Vietnam and stay in a basic village homestay that includes dinner. Included Activities: Home Meal Border Crossing (Cambodia – Vietnam) Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Cần Thơ/Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
This evening, head to one of the rooftop bars such as the Rex Hotel, one of the classic colonial Saigon institutions, where there is often live music. Included Activities: Street Food Crawl Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Please note: hotel check out is 12pm. Please be aware that some of your group will most likely continue travelling north through Vietnam with G Adventures. Included Activities: Departure Day