Cambodia basic 12 days (from Bangkok to Saigon)

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Siem Reap, Cambodia to • This tour finish in Saigon, Vietnam on Day 12 after farewell dinner on the night of day 11th with your leader. • Drop of at Than Long Than Hotel, district 1, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

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Starting from THAILAND - go through CAMBODIA - Finishing in VIETNAMThis trip will start off at the bustling city of Bangkok and will take you to the amazing ancient temples of Siem Reap. Immerse yourself in real Cambodian life and culture by spending time at the laid back village of Kompong Cham. Visit essential sights at Phnom Penh and explore nature and rural life through the Chambok eco-village. Have a relaxing beach experience at Sihanouk Ville and get pumped up at the dynamic Ho Chi Minh City. This tour will give you the convenience of an organized schedule and the freedom and flexibility to choose what interests you. It involves a lot of public transport trips, some long land trips and basic accommodations, so get ready to explore like a local leading by your local tour leader from start to ends.
Day 1: Bangkok Taste Thai cuisine through a welcome dinner (own account) after group meeting to go through your 12-day itinerary. Group meeting at 6:30pm at hotel lobby, please look for the welcome letter in the hotel lobby or ask hotel reception.Day 2: Siem Reap Start with a public minivan/bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap for about 10 hours. Exit Thailand at Aranyaprathet and cross Cambodia at Poipet, guide will assist you with border procedures. After entering Poipet, continue for around 150km to Siem Reap. Day 3: Angkor Wat (B) Full day tour to the Angkor complex, one of the best preserved archaeological sites in SE Asia. Visit the world-famous Angkor Wat, marvel at the Bayon temple or the Temple of Smiling Faces and be enchanted with Ta Prohm’s ruins taken over by the jungle trees. 1 day Angkor Pass included (2-day pass available, pay extra to guide locally) and Guided Tour included.Day 4: Siem Reap (B) Free day in Siem Reap. Day 5: Kompong Cham (B) Travel by public bus (private for group of 6+ pax) to Kompong Cham for about 5 hours. Get a feel of the “real” Cambodia by hanging out with locals or cruise the countryside along farms and villages. Day 6: Phnom Penh Continue to Phnom Penh by public bus, about 3 hours (private for group of 6+ pax). This city located at the convergence of Mekong River and Tonle Sap is the place to see French colonial mansions in Cambodia.Day 7: Chambok Homestay (B, D) Travel west by private bus (about 3 hours) to Kampong Speu and Chambok eco-village. Spend the night with a local family in a homestay, immerse yourself in rural lifestyle. Sample Khmer cuisine at dinner while watching locals perform traditional dance. Homestay facilities are basic. Multi-share. Mattresses, bedding and mosquito nets provided. Day 8: Sihanouk Ville (B) Head towards the coastal city of Sihanouk Ville (about 4 hours) in a private bus. Enjoy Cambodia’s premier beaches, the seascapes and take a dip in the beach if you’re up for it. Day 9: Sihanouk Ville (B) Enjoy free time today. Day 10: Phnom Penh (B)Head back to Phnom Penh through a local public bus (private for 6+ pax), approx. 4 hours. You will have your free time at Phnom Penh. Get some rest and relaxation on your last day in Cambodia. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City (B) Depart for Ho Chi Minh on a local bus (about 7 hours). Exit Cambodia at Bavet and enter Vietnam border at Moc Bai, with your guide to assist you with border procedures. Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City (B) Enjoy your morning before check out at 12 noon.

What’s included

  • An experience Local Tour leader throughout the trip (Starting to finishing point)
  • Small group tour maximum of 12 passengers
  • 10 nights at budget hotel/guesthouse and 1 night at homestay
  • 07 simple breakfast (basic), arrange by the small hotels/guesthouses/by tour leader
  • 01 dinner at home stay at Chambox Village Home stay
  • Traditional dance at Chambox home stay
  • Cooking dinner at Chambox village
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees except 1 day Angkor Wat pass is included in the price
  • Optional activities on the trip
  • International and domestic flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 10: Phnom Penh (B) Head back to Phnom Penh through a local public bus (private for 6+ pax), approx. 4 hours. You will have your free time at Phnom Penh. Get some rest and relaxation on your last day in Cambodia.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City (B) Depart for Ho Chi Minh on a local bus (about 7 hours). Exit Cambodia at Bavet and enter Vietnam border at Moc Bai, with your guide to assist you with border procedures.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City (B) Enjoy your morning before check out at 12 noon.
Day 1: Bangkok Taste Thai cuisine through a welcome dinner (own account) after group meeting to go through your 12-day itinerary. Group meeting at 6:30pm at hotel lobby, please look for the welcome letter in the hotel lobby or ask hotel reception.
Day 2: Siem Reap Start with a public minivan/bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap for about 10 hours. Exit Thailand at Aranyaprathet and cross Cambodia at Poipet, guide will assist you with border procedures. After entering Poipet, continue for around 150km to Siem Reap.
Day 3: Angkor Wat (B) Full day tour to the Angkor complex, one of the best preserved archaeological sites in SE Asia. Visit the world-famous Angkor Wat, marvel at the Bayon temple or the Temple of Smiling Faces and be enchanted with Ta Prohm’s ruins taken over by the jungle trees. 1 day Angkor Pass included (2-day pass available, pay extra to guide locally) and Guided Tour included.
Day 4: Siem Reap (B) Free day in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Kompong Cham (B) Travel by public bus (private for group of 6+ pax) to Kompong Cham for about 5 hours. Get a feel of the “real” Cambodia by hanging out with locals or cruise the countryside along farms and villages.
Day 6: Phnom Penh Continue to Phnom Penh by public bus, about 3 hours (private for group of 6+ pax). This city located at the convergence of Mekong River and Tonle Sap is the place to see French colonial mansions in Cambodia.
Day 7: Chambok Homestay (B, D) Travel west by private bus (about 3 hours) to Kampong Speu and Chambok eco-village. Spend the night with a local family in a homestay, immerse yourself in rural lifestyle. Sample Khmer cuisine at dinner while watching locals perform traditional dance. Homestay facilities are basic. Multi-share. Mattresses, bedding and mosquito nets provided.
Day 8: Sihanouk Ville (B) Head towards the coastal city of Sihanouk Ville (about 4 hours) in a private bus. Enjoy Cambodia’s premier beaches, the seascapes and take a dip in the beach if you’re up for it.
Day 9: Sihanouk Ville (B) Enjoy free time today.
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