Welcome to Thousand Islands


Several have been developed into resorts with bungalows and water sports. Pulau Pramuka is the group’s district centre, but most people live on Pulau Kelapa. Pulau Panjang has the only airstrip on the islands.

You can book island trips at Ancol Marina, which sits within a large resort and amusement-park complex. Or book via the Jakarta Visitor Information Office.


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$4550 Outdoor Activities

Complete Cambodia Motorcycle Adventure

Day 1: Arrival day - Bonus night accommodation. Transfer from airport to hotel. *Welcome dinner Day 2: Free day to explore Phnom Penh under your own steam. Biike handover at 5pm Day 3: Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham, 120 km Ride out of the city taking a Buddhist blessing enroute and overnight in Kampong Cham on the banks of the Mekong Day 4: Kampong Cham to Sen Monorom, 180 km Ride to the provincial capital of Mondulkiri. On arrival, visit the local waterfalls of Bou Sra, one of the biggest in the country Day 5: Mondulkiri to Ratanakiri, 200 km Head further north to Banlung, home to a large volcanic crater lake, Yeak Laom. Lunch there and maybe even have a swim too. Then on to the hotel for a peaceful evening. Day 6: Ratanakiri to Stung Treng, 240 km Head for the Laos border province of Stung Treng. Grab a boat to look for the rare Mekong Irrawaddy river dolphin on the Laos border and a chance to take in the awesome sight of Four Thousand Islands, the largest falls in SE Asia. Stay the night in Stung Treng town Day 7: Stung Treng to Sra Em and Preah Vihear, 280 km Strike for the remote corner of Thailand at the temple of Preah Vihear. Blast up the steep road to the top of the plateau that forms the border with Thailand and Cambodia. Stay in the nearby town of Sra Em Day 8: Sra Em to Preah Khan, 160 km Head south to a huge and very much off-the-beaten-track temple. Preah Khan is where you'll spend the night under canvas Day 9: Preah Khan to Siem Reap, 200 km Break camp to travel on to Siem Reap, home to the world's largest religious monument, Angkor Wat Day 10: Siem Reap - City of temples (Rest day) A free day to explore Siem Reap and the surrounding temples. Meet for dinner Day 11: Around the lake to Battambang / Pursat, 150 km Head around the north end of the lake. Lunch in Battambang, the former military garrison town and frontline in the battle with the Khmer Rouge. Ride a out of town to the Bat and Killing Caves. End the day in Pursat with a dip in the pool Day 12: Over the Cardamoms, 240 km Ride from Pursat into the Cardamoms national park past the huge new Chinese hydroelectric project. The Cardamoms is one of the last great wildernesses in SE Asia and, despite the hydro projects, still boasts a wealth of wildlife. Great views of the jungle-covered mountains. Stay the night in the coastal fishing town of Koh Kong Day 13: The beach comb, 200 km From Koh Kong, you ride back along the edge of the national park down to the coastal town of Kampong Saom. Stay in a luxury hotel close to the beach and in the heart of town. Cambodia Expeditions has often stopped on this route to listen out for the wild gibbons in the park. Finish the day with your boots in the ocean and a cocktail in hand Day 14: Beach relax (Rest day) Fee day to explore. Farewell dinner. Day 15: Transfer to the airport, 220km

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