Day 1 Phnom Penh
Your beach holiday tour begins with airport pick up in Phnom Penh, after check in to your luxury hotel, you will be taken out fir a tour to visit Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields – solemn reminders of the Khmer Rouge regime, and sites integral to understanding the Cambodia of today. You’ll also see the ancient capital of Phnom Udong, with its impressive chedis and temples still intact. To close the day, take a relaxing stroll along the Tonle Sap River before retiring to your luxury hotel for an overnight stay
Day 2 Tour of Phnom Penh
Today, you’ll see the city sights of Phnom Penh with a visit to the National Museum, the majestic Royal Palace and the iconic Foreign Correspondents Club. You’ll also be treated to a performance by the Cambodian Living Arts organization and even try out your own moves in a dance class. In the evening, return to your luxury hotel.
Day 3 Kep
The seaside city of Kep is your next destination as your beach holiday tour continue. This area is famous for its crab and locally-grown kampot pepper, and you’ll enjoy some of the best seafood dishes in Asia here. King Sihanouk’s abandoned palace is in the nearby hills – a worthwhile diversion – or you can take a day trip out to the charming Rabbit Island – Koh Tonsay – and enjoy a swim in the Gulf of Thailand’s warm tropical waters.
Day 4 + 5 Koh Rong
Next it’s off to the truly indulgent Song Saa Private Island, located off the coast of Sihanoukville. This pristine island is home to a unique luxury resort, which promotes sustainable travel and holistic healing, giving you the opportunity to completely unwind and reconnect with nature.
Next day: Today you’ll explore more of Song Saa Private Island. The resort offers bird-watching, kayaking and snorkeling around the nearby coral reefs. There’s also a mangrove tour and the property can organize an intimate beach picnic. The onsite spa offers a wide array of holistic therapies, such as poolside yoga, healing massage, meditation and reiki.
Day 6 + 7 + 8 Angkor Wat temple touring
The Angkor temple complex dates from the late 12th century and is a truly fascinating remnant of Khmer history. Today you get to explore Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple and Ta Prohm with an archaeologist as your own private guide. After visiting these amazing monuments, head to the local markets and haggle for mementos.
Today you’ll travel to the 10th century Banteay Srei temple, a fascinating red sandstone tribute to the Hindu god Shiva. After that, learn about the plight of local NGOs with an orphanage visit, before checking out Khmer arts and crafts in a bespoke shopping experience. In the evening, return to your hotel for dinner, or explore the restaurants and street stalls of Siem Reap.
A trip to Siem Reap is not complete without seeing the sunrise at Angkor Wat. For your final day, you’ll get to experience this beautiful sight before visiting the Siem Reap School of Arts, where young students learn traditional Khmer apsara dancing. Next, get a feel for the city from a different angle with a helicopter tour, and cap off your trip with a romantic private dinner with Apsara dance show
Day 9 Siem Reap departure
Last day of your trip
Price for Cambodia vivid: Beach holidays + Ancient temples
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Prices are quoted per person in US$ and valid throughout 2017 except during Christmas and Vietnam Lunar New Year