Day 1 Bangkok There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Bangkok/Battambang (1B) Head to the Cambodian through the heart of Thailand. Once in Cambodia, change vans and continue to Battambang.
Upon arrival, explore the riverside city for a few hours before dinner.
Border Crossing (Thailand - Cambodia)
Private Vehicle (4.00-4.00 hours)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 125km)
Day 3 Battambang/Siem Reap Spend the morning on an optional motorcycle tour of the countryside, visiting temples, local cottage industries, and the unique Bamboo Train. If cooking is more your speed try your hand at Khmer cuisine with a cooking class, enjoying the results with a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon, head off to Siem Reap.
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 175km)
Day 4 Siem Reap (1B) Spend the whole day exploring with a local guide. The best way to experience the site is to arrive for sunrise, explore in the cooler morning hours and head back into town to relax during the hottest time of the day. Then, head back into the site for sunset and a little more exploring.
Angkor Wat Guided Tour
Day 5 Siem Reap (1B, 1D) Spend a free day exploring more of Angkor Wat or further afield around Siem Reap. Enjoy a traditional meal of Khmer food at the G Adventures-supported New Hope project.
New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant
Day 6 Siem Reap/Kampong Cham (1B, 1D) Travel to the third largest city in Cambodia, Kampong Cham. Opt to rent a bike and cruise along the river to explore the countryside and meet friendly locals or visit the 11th century Vat Nokor temple. Enjoy an included local dinner to sample more of this delicious cuisine.
Private Vehicle (5.00-7.00 hours, 310km)
Day 7 Kampong Cham/Kratié In the morning travel to Kratie, located on the banks of the mighty Mekong River.
In the afternoon, head out on the massive Mekong with local boatmen to try and spot the endangered Irrawaddy freshwater dolphin.
Kratie Boat Trip
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours, 160km)
Day 8 Kratié/Phnom Penh (1B) Opt for a drink in one of the many riverside cafés.
Phnom Penh Cyclo Tour
Private Vehicle (2.50-5.00 hours, 340km)
Day 9 Phnom Penh (1B) Follow a local guide and witness the dark side of Cambodian history with visits to Choeung Ek, the site of the infamous Killing Fields, and Tuol Sleng, the notorious Khmer Rouge prison where thousands of Cambodians perished.
In the afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city's many sights: the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Russian market or Wat Phnom.
Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) Guided Tour
Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) Guided Tour
Day 10 Phnom Penh/Koh Rong Travel to Koh Rong and feast on fantastic local seafood, opt to take a day trip to snorkel the coral reefs and explore the islands, or just sit back in a deck chair and let the warm breeze caress you as the waves splash gently at your feet. It doesn't get much better than this.
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
Ferry (2.00 hour(s))
Day 11 Koh Rong (1B) Swim, relax by the beach or opt to go snorkelling, fishing, hiking or kayaking. On nights without a large moon opt to swim in a sea of blue sparkles caused by phosphorescent plankton.
Day 12 Koh Rong/Kampot (1B) Drive eastward along the coast to reach Kampot, world-famous for the Kampot pepper and home of Bokor National Park.
Visit Rabbit Island or spend some time at the beachside town of Kep, known for its fresh crabs. Opt for activities like visiting a cave, a pepper plantation or a fish farm. Take a cycle tour to a waterfall or enjoy a sunset cruise.
Ferry (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Kampot/Bangkok (1B) Drive to Phnom Penh airport to return to Bangkok. There will be time to catch up on last minute shopping or visit more sights before one last evening on the town.
Transfer about an hour back to the city from the airport on arrival.
Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 14 Bangkok (1B) Depart at any time.