19 Days 18 Nights
Main destination: Phnom Penh - Kampot - Kohrong - Siem Reap - Kampong Cham - Kratie
Departure: Phnom Penh
Finish: Phnom Penh
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    Day 1: Phnom Penh Arrival

    Welcome to your holiday with Vietnam Travel and Cruise!

    Upon arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, either Domestic or International arrival, after clearing all customs procedures, please proceed to exit gate and look for your guide who will be waiting at the lobby, holding the Vietnam Travel & Cruise signboard with your name on it, if you cannot locate your guide, please go to the Airport information counter situated in the middle of Domestic and International arrival lobby (inside the terminal) and call the local contact number on the 1st page for assistance. Your guide will come to meet you up and transfer you to hotel. Check-into your accommodation and enjoy your free time to explore the city.

    The regular check-in time is at 14:00; early check-in is NOT included and subject to availability

    Overnight in Phnom Penh.

    Day 2: Phnom Penh

    After breakfast, we will take the private vehicle to Kampot where is a city on the Preaek Tuek Chhu River in

    southern Cambodia. It is known for its pepper plantations and salt fields. It has charming architecture next to

    Kampot River where has the most peaceful place in city. On the way, we can see the local pottery and Udong

    National Park.

    Check in hotel and free at leisure.

    Overnight in Kampot.

    Your guide will come to meet you up at meeting place and we start the tour to visit Toul Sleng Museum (S-21) was the most secret organ of the Khmer Rouge regime. S-21 stands for “Security Office 21.” was Angkar’s premier security institution, specifically designed for the interrogation and extermination of anti Angkar elements and then we continue to see Cheung Ek (Killing Field) between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants detained and tortured at S-21 prison were transported to the extermination camp of Choeung Ek.

    Finish by lunch time.

    Afternoon, we are going to visit Royal Palace build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces and then we carry on to Throne Hall and Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver.

    Overnight in Phnom Penh

    Day 3: Phnom Penh – Kampot

    After breakfast, we will take the private vehicle to Kampot where is a city on the Preaek Tuek Chhu River in

    southern Cambodia. It is known for its pepper plantations and salt fields. It has charming architecture next to

    Kampot River where has the most peaceful place in city. On the way, we can see the local pottery and Udong

    National Park.

    Check in hotel and free at leisure.

    Overnight in Kampot.

    Day 4: Kampot City Tour

    After breakfast, we will start our trip to our destination – the Salt Field – this will let you take closer look at how the ocean water is let into the fields and left to evaporate naturally into salt crystals under the hot sun. The salt is then collected and delivered to the salt factory for processing. Kampot salt fields produce an average

    of 13,000 to 14,000 tonnes of yield annually. It is an interesting experience for everyone, not to mention the picturesque sceneries of rural Cambodia that is going to take your breath away en route to the salt fields.

    Next we will visit the famous Phnom Chhnork caves, it is the most spectacular cave complex in the Kampot area. Limestone mountains dot the landscape around Kampot and between Kampot and Kep and limestone caves are not a rare sight in this area. But what makes Phnom Chhnork unique is that the main cave contains the remains of a brick temple that dates back to the Funan Kingdom in the 7th century.

    The brick structure is in excellent condition due to the protection of the cave. The stalactites and stalagmites are growing into the temple offering an impressive visual effect. Look for the rock and stalactite formations at the entrance of the main cave in the shape of elephan’s or calf’s heads and pepper plantation. Finish by lunch time

    Lunch at Kep‟s town.

    Afternoon, prepare swim suite and let’s go to the beach and swim. Have a nice and relax afternoon beside the


    Overnight in Kampot.

    Day 5: Kampot – Kohrong

    After breakfast at hotel, our car will pick you up and prepare for next trip. We will take the private vehicle to Sihanouk Vile – also known as Kampong Som is a coastal city in Cambodia and the capital of Preah Sihanouk Province, then we continue travel by public boat to Koh Rong Island – is the second largest island of Cambodia. The word Rong might refer to an old term for “cave” or “tunnel” although some islanders say Rong refers to a historical person’s name. It can also refer to the Old Khmer word for shelter, adding up to Shelter Island.

    Check in and relax in your hotel when we arrive.

    Overnight in Kohrong.

    Day 6: Kohrong Freeday

    Having breakfast at hotel and have a relax day in island. You can take a walk through local village and try some traditional cuisine town to understand the differences in cultures.

    Overnight in Kohrong.

    Day 7: Kohrong Freeday

    Having breakfast at hotel and have a relax day in island. You can take a walk through local village and try some traditional cuisine town to understand the differences in cultures.

    Overnight in Kohrong.

    Day 8: Kohrong Freeday

    Having breakfast at hotel and have a relax day in island. You can take a walk through local village and try some traditional cuisine town to understand the differences in cultures.

    Overnight in Kohrong.

    Day 9: Kohrong – Phnom Penh

    After having breakfast at hotel, we will take the morning boat to Boat station back to Sihanouk Vile and then our car will pick you you, continue our journey to Phnom Penh.

    Check in and relax in hotel after long ride in car.

    Overnight in Phnom Penh.

    Day 10: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

    After breakfast at hotel, our car will pick you and travel to Sieam Reap – City of Ancien Temple.

    On the way we stop at Skun – is the district capital of Cheung Prey District, in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia.  It is know for the name of Spider Town where people using spider as a snack in market. With unusual eating habits of the residents of Skun are earning the town a growing reputation, as both visitors to Cambodia and locals alike stop here to sample these tasty snacks. In here, you are free to explore by youself.

    Free at leisure in afternoon and relax after day of tours.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 11: Siem Reap Ancient Temple

    After breakfast, we will have our temple day tour in Siem Reap.

    At 04:30 am, We are going to see sunrise at Angkor Wat, architecturally and artistically breathtaking, it is a massive three-tiered pyramid crowned by five lotus like Towers rising 65 meters from ground level. built in early 12 centuries. Angkor Wat is surrounded by a moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. The temple itself is 1 km square and consists of three levels. The king Suryavarman II constructed Angkor Wat in the form of a massive „ Temple-mountain ‟ dedicated to the Hindu god, Vishnu. It served as his state temple. And then we carry on to Agnkor Thom the great Capital with 9 Square Kilometers and was the last Capital of the Angkorian Empire.

    After Jayavarman VII recaptured the Angkorian Capital from the Cham invaders in 1181. The King began a massive building campaign across the empire constructing Angkor Thom as his new Capital City with existing structure such as Baphoun, Phimean Akas and Royal Palace. The Leper King and Elephant Terrace and Bayon (Four Smiling Faces) with 54 towers and located in the center of Angkor Thom.

    Lunch at the temple.

    Afternoon, we are going to see Ta Prohm (Jungle Temple) massive fig and Silk-cotton trees grow from the Towers and Corridors offering a Jungle atmosphere, photo opportunities there.

    Ta Prohm is still well worth an extended exploration of its dark corridors and open plazas. This temple was one of Jayavarman VII‟s first major temple project and dedicated to his mother.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 12: Siem Reap Ancient Temple

    After breakfast, we are going to see huge Preah Khan Temple, highly explorable monastic Complex photo opportunities, it originally served as a Buddhist monastery and school. Preah Khan means “Sacred Sword” in harmony with the architecturally similar Ta Prohm, and then we carry on to visit Neak Poan (The budhist temple located in the middle of Jayatakatak “ The reservoir dug during the reign of the king Jayavarman XII ” served as the hospital and the last we are going to Ta Som is a small temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built at the end of the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located north east of Angkor Thom and just east of Neak Pean. The King dedicated the temple to his father Dharanindravarman II (Paramanishkalapada).

    The temple consists of a single shrine located on one level and surrounded by a moat and enclosure laterite walls. Like the nearby Preah Khan and Ta Prohm the temple was left largely unrestored, with numerous trees and other vegetation growing among the ruins.

    Afternoon, We start to the tour Banteay Srey (Lady temple) loosely translates to “Citadel of the Women”built in 967AD but this is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the caving deep and much detail. The temple relatively small size, pink sandstone. Built at the time when the Khmer Empire was gaining significant power and territory.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 13: Kulen National Park

    After breakfast, we will start will car and local guide will pick you up to Kulen Mountain National Park, it is one of the most revered destinations in Cambodia, as it features Kulen Mountain. Once referred to as the Mount Mahendraparvata – the Kulen Mountain is a cultural and historical resort that marked the origin of Khmer empire in the 9th century when King Jayavarman II announced independence from Java and declared himself as the “Chakravartin‟ meaning universal king. Stretching for more than 13km down to the Angkor Plain, the Phnom Kulen is home to a slew of temple ruins and several centuries-old consecrated carvings as well as sculptures. Further, since most of the areas in Phnom Kulen are still untouched, this allows visitors to immerse in the cool, spellbinding attractions that nature itself offers by way of jungle-covered verdant surroundings, rivers and dazzling waterfalls.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 14: Hot balloon & cycling along countryside

    In early morning you can take the cycling tour at the countryside area, feel the fresh air and peacefulness.

    Fly over the fairy landscapes of Siem Reap in a hot air balloon.

    At dawn, leave with your English-speaking guide to reach a charming clearing in the countryside of Siem Reap. This spot is the take-off base of the hot air balloons from where you’ll embark on your aerial adventure. For 30 minutes, fly over the rice fields and watch the sun rising over the sugar palm trees and the small villages around Siem Reap.

    You will also get to see some archaeological remains and the magnificent reliefs of the landscape below your feet. It’s a unique experience to discover the province in a stunning setting.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

    Day 15: Siem Reap – Kampong Cham

    After breakfast, we take the private vehicle to Kampong Cham, on the way, we can stop to see Sambor Preykuk Temple – “the temple in the richness of the forest” in the Khmer language, has been identified as Ishanapura, the capital of the Chenla Empire that flourished in the late 6th and early 7th centuries AD. The property comprises more than a hundred temples, ten of which are octagonal, unique specimens of their genre in South-East Asia. Decorated sandstone elements in the site are characteristic of the pre-Angkor decorative idiom, known as the Sambor Prei Kuk Style. Some of these elements, including lintels, pediments and colonnades, are true masterpieces. The art and architecture developed here became models for other parts of the region and lay the ground for the unique Khmer style of the Angkor period.

    Afternoon, we start the tour of island Koh Pen Island where we can see the local farmer growing sesames, corns, ride field, potatoes…it depend on the farm season.

    Check in hotel and free at leisure.

    Overnight in Kampong Cham.

    Day 16: Kampong Cham – Kratie

    After breakfast, we departure from Kampong Cham to Kratie (It takes 4 hours). On the way, we can see Phnom Bros Phnom Srey. Long and long time ago, Cambodian kingdom was controlled by a queen named Srey Ayuthea. At that time, no man dared to ask the women for marrying. So the queen chose one man she loved to marry her. All the women followed her track; they asked the men to marry them. Some women who were not pretty felt to lose their face when men refused her proposal.

    Later after the queen’s reign, women wanted to change this costume. They invited men to parry. If the men lose they should come to propose women to marry. The condition was to pill up a hill from sun set to morning starts rise up. The hill of the group taller was the winner. Men believed to win and they agreed. After many hours of carrying the soil, women made one small lantern and put it up in the direction of morning star. Men believed it was the morning star so they went to sleep. Women continued their work till the real morning star

    appeared. So the women win the competition. Since then men asked women to marry. And then we carry on to Wat Nokor and Phnom Sambok

    Afternoon, We are going to see fresh Dolphin is distinctive in that unlike the majority of species of dolphin which have a long nose and pointed features, the Irrawaddy pieces has a blunt nose and straight mouth, rounded tail and fins, and can grow up to 9 meters in length.

    It’s this appearance, along with its extraordinarily intelligent behaviour, that leads many Cambodian’s to liken the dolphin to man, and they refer to the Irrawaddy Dolphin as’ half man, half fish’.

    Overnight in Kratie

    Day 17: Kratie – Kampong chhnang

    After breakfast, we take the private vehicle to Kampong Cham which is a province (khaet) of Cambodia

    located on the central lowlands of the Mekong River. The ride will take about 270km and you can relax in your


    Overnight in Kampong Chhnang

    Day 18: Kampong chhnam – Phnom Penh

    After breakfast, our car and guide will take you back to Phnom Penh city. The ride takes about 155km.

    Check in hotel and relax on the last day of tour.

    Overnight in Phnom Penh.

    Day 19: Departure

    All things come to an end and, unfortunately, this is the end of your journey! Meet up with your driver who will take you to the airport for your departure flight.

    The regular check-out time is at 1200; late check-out is NOT included.


    • Accommodation at selected hotel with breakfast
    • Private transfers and transportation on tour
    • Sightseeing with Local English speaking guides
    • Entrance fees & boat ride
    • Meals as specified (meals only, no drinks/ water)
    • Cold towels and water on sightseeing days
    • Welcome gifts


    • Cambodia visa
    • Other meals where not mentioned in the program
    • Alcoholic & drinks at mealtime
    • International flights and airport taxes
    • Early check in/Late check-out (unless require)
    • Overweight luggage
    • Personal expenses
    • Travel insurance (compulsory)
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Other services not listed in inclusive column

    Trip Notes:

    – Travelers are highly recommended to purchase Travel Insurance upon commitment of the booking in case of force majeure. Travel Insurance covers such costs as emergency and medical evacuation, hospital fees, property loss, etc. which could possibly happen during the trip.

    – Rooms at hotels are available only from 1400 on arrival day till 1200 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.

    – The itinerary may subject to change depending on weather conditions and the local situation.

    – Reservations during peak times such as Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays may be subject to supplementary charges.

    – If any proposed service is not available at the time of booking, we will try to find alternative and similar option and minimize changes to the program.

    – Domestic flights may subject to change or reschedule before departure date

    – Vietnam Travel and Cruise is not responsible for any injury, loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart on time. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions and unrest, must be covered by the clients.  Vietnam Travel and Cruise will make every effort to recoup any losses from the service providers.

    Booking condition:


    – A Deposit of AUD$300 per person is required upon confirmation of your booking. This deposit is non-refundable.

    – The balance is due 30 days prior to departure. If you fail to pay by the due date we reserve the right to cancel your booking and retain your deposit.

    If you make a booking less than 30 days prior to departure, full payment is due within 48 hours.

    Cancellation: Any cancellations must be made in witting.

    – Cancellation fees apply to all cancelled reservations. The fee is determined by the date written cancellation received by Vietnam Travel and Cruise.

    – Cancellation more than 30 days – Loss of deposit

    – Cancellation at 30 or less days – 100% of total booking cost

    Special conditions: Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises’ cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified.

    Claims and refunds for unused services

    No refunds or exchanges can be made in respect of accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services, which are included in the tour prices but not utilized by the client.

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