Stand in awe of the architectural achievement of Angkor Wat and contemplate the horrors of the Killing Fields at Phnom Penh. This nine-day trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to soak up the colours, culture, and history of this incredible region. Its natural beauty coupled with tumultuous history make Cambodia a truly fascinating destination. With your accommodation, transportation, and entrance to Angkor arranged by our CEOs, you can concentrate on making this the time of your life.
Duration: 9 Days
Activities: Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: 2 - Light
Trip Rating: 80.0%
Trip ID: 126830
End City: Bangkok, Thailand
|Duration: 9 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife||Physical rating: 2 - Light|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 80.0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 126830|
|Starts: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Finishes: Bangkok, Thailand|
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
After enjoying a day in the Mekong Delta, travel back to Ho Chi Minh City in time for an optional dinner.
Day Trip to Mekong Delta
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Drive to the border and cross into Cambodia. Continue on to the capital, Phnom Penh, and enjoy a cyclo ride through the city for a street-level perspective.
Border Crossing (Vietnam - Cambodia)
Phnom Penh Cyclo Tour
Local bus (2.00 hour(s))
Local bus (3.00 hour(s))
Meet a local guide to learn more about the dark side of Cambodian history. Visit to Choeung Ek, the site of the infamous Killing Fields. After, visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison), the notorious Khmer Rouge prison where thousands of Cambodians perished.
Enjoy a free afternoon to sightsee. Opt to explore the city's many sights: the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum. With time, choose to visit the Russian Market, Wat Phnom or sip a drink at a riverside café.
Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) Guided Tour
Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) Guided Tour
Drive from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, the home base for exploring incredible Angkor Wat.
Drive through the beautiful Cambodian countryside.
Private Vehicle (6.00-8.00 hours)
Spend 2 days exploring Angkor, the former capital of the Khmer kingdom and one of the wonders of the archaeological world. See some of the highlights of this ancient capital, like sunrise at the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat, the enigmatic Bayon within the walled city of Angkor Thom, and Ta Prohm, also known as the 'Tomb Raider' temple.
Enjoy a local meal to learn about Khmer food and meet some friendly locals. Alternating locations of our local meal enables small businesses to flourish. Each experience is truly unique and memorable.
Angkor Wat Guided Tour
New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant
Spend another day in Siem Reap, exploring more temples of Angkor or going further afield.
Spend the last night together in Bangkok. Opt to go out on the town and indulge in flavourful Thai food.
Border Crossing (Cambodia - Thailand)
Private Vehicle (2.50-3.50 hours)
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
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I felt that we didn't miss a thing in our travels. If we skipped something, we would have missed something well worth experiencing.Overall Rating
Overall, the trip was great. Everything on the trip went as planned, buses were on time, local guides were excellent, accommodations were very centralized, and there was plenty of time for individual activities.Overall Rating
This trip far exceeded my expectations. The tour was very well organized, our leader was amazing, and our group got along fantastically. G Adventures made sure we got to see all of the most interesting and culturally significant aspects of each city, and I left feeling extremely satisfied with my experience in Asia.Overall Rating
The tour was great! Being my first trip to Asia, G Adventures provided everything that I was looking for- plus more.Overall Rating
I thought that the tour was an amazing insight into the Cambodian people. I came thinking that I would learn about the country, and its history with Angkor, and Bo brought a side to the country and the tour that I could have never experienced on my own. He brought us experiences that were tailored to our interests and tried at ever turn to help us experience the life of the people. I thought that was a very special gift and I will treasure it always.Overall Rating
I have to be honest that I was skeptical when I signed up for a trip that focused primarily on Cambodia because I did not know what to expect, but I am so happy that I did! I came away from this trip so pleasantly surprised and impressed with Cambodia, from the buildings in Phnom Penh to the temples in Siem Reap to the Cambodian people themselves. Traveling with G Adventures allowed me to do things I never would have even thought of on my own and I met people on this trip that I plan on staying in touch with for good. I cannot wait to go on another G Adventures trip next year.Overall Rating
Overall was fantastic. G Adventures should really do more marketing in the USofA. Or pay me, because I've been doing a lot of marketing for them since ;>Overall Rating
the experience was amazing...definitely not something i could plan on my own and the tour provided me with a lifetime of memories!!Overall Rating
This was my fifth tour with G Adventures. Angkor Wat was great and exceeded my expectations. Local tour guides were excellent. Too much time was spent on land travel between destinations.Overall Rating
I really had a good time with everyone of the tour. Everything was well organized and planned and my tour guide was very considerate to our needs. All transportation was comfortable and well maintain. I would travel again with G Adventures for my next tripOverall Rating
I think G Adventures gets it right as far as the balance between structured activities and free time goes. I also liked that we used many modes of transportation to move from place to place. The smaller groups are also a huge advantage!Overall Rating
The tour was awesome - Erica is a great tour leader and culture, people, landscape of Cambodia are really worth experiencing. Thanks!Overall Rating
This was a great experience, it was my first time out of the USA and Kym Daly made it quite a memorable experience.Overall Rating
i had an excellent experience. I loved the fact that we covered so much ground in such little time. I just wished i had booked the northern part of vietnam after i saw the other groups photos and heard their stories!Overall Rating
Wonderful itinerary. Loved Cambodia in general, Angkor especially. Enjoyed boat ride to Phnom Penh. Could easily have spent another day in Angkor area--perhaps a flight to Bangkok, eliminating that awful bus ride could have allowed for another day in siem Reap area.Overall Rating
Just the perfect mesh of independent and scheduled activityOverall Rating
Great! The G Adventures guide and the local guides gave us enough information to help us really appreciate all we saw and did.Overall Rating
Fantastic trip. our leader suggested great restaurants and guided us through all the tough stuff.Overall Rating
Tour leader was very professional, and made sure everyone in the group was enjoying the trip.Overall Rating
As a first timer to Vietnam and Cambodia, the tour was memorable for its focus on the significant historical sites and local cultural experience.Overall Rating
G Adventures has exceeded my expectations once again! This was a fantastic trip. Despite its short length, I felt I was able to see the true Cambodia. This trip is not to be missed.Overall Rating
Trip Name: Cambodia Experience
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: 1049
Trip Code: 126830
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