GIBBONS, ELEPHANTS, DOLPHINS, & TEMPLES  

Showcasing the very best of Cambodian wildlife, Siem Reap and the Angkor temples. This holiday in Cambodia includes elephants, dolphins and the fabulous recently discovered ‘northern yellow-cheeked gibbons’ discovered only in 2010 with ‘Gibbon Spotting Cambodia’. This tour has been put together for the more adventurous an opens up Cambodia’s enchanting north-east.

 

TRAVEL DATES:

  • 9th November – 21st November

  • 5th January – 17th January

  • 10th February – 22nd February

  • 29th March – 10th April

  • 9th June – 21st June

 

Day 1 Arrival - Phnom Penh

Your Cambodia adventure tour begins as you are met at the airport in Phnom Penh by a See Cambodia Differently representative.  You will transfer you to your hotel before running through your trip details with you. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish. (Meals: _/_/_)

 

Day 2 Phnom Penh cyclo tour - Phnom Penh

Enjoy a Phnom Penh cyclo tour in the morning, seeing the capital’s key sites such as Wat Phnom, the National Library, the Central Market, the National Museum and of course the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. You will be dropped by the river to enjoy lunch and then can explore the city under your own steam after lunch.(Meals: B/_/_)

 

Day 3 Phnom Penh to Kratie - Kratie

We depart Phnom Penh mid morning and begin our journey to Kratie, pausing for lunch on the river front in Kompong Cham. Once we reach Kratie you are free to explore the town as you wish. The local market is worth a visit however one thing that you certainly must see is the magnificent sunset over the river before choosing somewhere to have dinner.(Meals B/_/_)

 

Day 4 Irrawaddy Dolphin & Kratie to Ban Lung - Ban Lung

This morning, your Cambodia adventure tour journeys up the river to the dolphin pool of Kampi, home to the rare Irrawaddy dolphin. This is a real highlight of any Cambodia adventure tour. We continue, to visit the nearby hilltop pagoda at Sambok Mountain. It boasts stunning views of the surrounding area. Leaving Kratie behind, we go in search of Cambodian wildlife in Ban Lung. After a late lunch you are free to settle in to your surroundings. In the evening we meet at Terre Rouge hotel where we go through the briefing for the Gibbon trek. After the briefing you are free to enjoy the evening as you wish.(Meals B/_/_)

 

Day 5 Gibbon Experience

Day 1

We leave ban Lung in the morning and start our adventurous journey to camp.  Transport includes 4×4, traditional wooden boat, local ferry and mountain bikes. Once at the station you have time rest or explore your new surroundings and get settled in. After dinner we head off into the jungle on a night hike.  This gives you the opportunity to see some of the nocturnal Cambodian wildlife.(Meals: B/_/_)

 

Day 6 Gibbon Experience

Day 2

A very early start sees us heading out of camp at around 4am.  We need to be at the jungles edge before the gibbons begin their dawn call. Once the gibbons are located we follow them for up to 2 hours. This amazing gibbon experience is simply breathtaking as you watch them swing through the trees just above your head. On our return to camp we have a well deserved brunch before slowly packing up and returning back to civilisation.(Meals: B/L/_)

 

Day 7 Relaxation Day & Yaek Lom Lake - Ban Lung

This day on your Cambodia adventure tour is a day of relaxation.  After the excitement of the gibbon experience, we have found it to be just what the doctor ordered. The morning is yours to do as you wish, however in the afternoon we venture to the beautiful volcanic Crater Lake of Yaek Lom.  Here you can relax, enjoy a swim or a pleasant walk around the lake.(Meals B/_/_)

 

Day 8 Ban Lung to Sen Monorom - Sen Monorom

Today we leave behind Ratanakiri and transfer to Sen Monorom, passing through the lovely Cambodian countryside en route. Once we arrive in Sen Monorom we head to a local coffee plantation for lunch and the chance to sample some of the wonderful coffee. We then continue to your hotel where you can enjoy the rest of the day settling in to your country surroundings.(Meals B/_/_)

 

Day 9 Cambodian Elephant Experience - Sen Monorom

Today your Cambodia adventure tour offers 2 alternatives:

Cambodian Elephant Trekking

We travel to a traditional local village to meet our guide and elephant. You then ride on your elephant, through the Cambodian countryside, rivers and into the jungle. After lunch you have the amazing opportunity to swim and help wash your elephant.

The Elephant Sanctuary

This is essentially a conservation project where rescued Cambodian elephants live. Follow the herd for the day leaning about the elephants, feeding them bananas and help them bathe.

For the evening we go enjoy dinner with a local Phnong family. Here you are treated to a fabulous insight into Cambodian culture and a truly magical evening.

(Meals _/L/D)

 

Day 10 Sen Monorom to Siem Reap - Siem Reap

Your Cambodia adventure tour leaves behind Sen Monorom and starts the long day transfer to Siem Reap, stopping on the way at Kampong Cham for Lunch. We will then arrive in Siem Reap in the late afternoon. Giving you the evening to explore the town and the local night markets before bed.(Meals _/_/_)

 

Day 11 Floating Villages Tour - Siem Reap

This morning we visit Kampong Phluk, an example of one of the many communities living in the floating villages of Cambodia. You will also visit the flooded forest before a brief Tonle Sap tour. After the tour we will return you to your hotel where the afternoon is yours to do as you wish.(Meals: B/_/_)

 

Day 12 Angkor Temples - Siem Reap

The Angkor temples are a magnificent sight! While the Cambodian temples aren’t in short supply the Angkor temples are in a league of their own. Angkor Wat temple is by far the most famous and often compared to sites such as Machu Picchu (Peru) and Petra (Jordan) it’s definitely a must see. Your guide will be on hand to guide you through these magnificent Angkor temples.(Meals: B/_/_)

 

Day 13 Depart Siem Reap - Siem Reap

Today is the last of this Cambodia adventure tour and is free to relax whilst awaiting transfer for your onward journey.(Meals B/_/_)

   

 

 

Price per person sharing: 1622 GBP (subject to change and availability)

 

 

Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • Overnights as mentioned

  • Excursions as mentioned

  • Transportation in private A/C vehicle

  • English speaking guide

  • Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)

  • All taxes

 

Does not include:

  • All international flights and visa fees, currently $30 per person

  • International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)

  • Meals, unless mentioned differently

  • Beverages and personal expenses

  • Other excursions and entrance fees

  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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