Wonders of Cambodia

Experience an explosion of colour, flavour and ancient intrigue in Cambodia. Unpeel the intriguing layers of Phnom Penh. Spark your creativity in dynamic Siem Reap.

Journey Overview

Experience an explosion of colour, flavour and ancient intrigue in Cambodia. Unpeel the intriguing layers of Phnom Penh. Spark your creativity in dynamic Siem Reap. Marvel at intricate Angkor temples. And savour the tranquility of Cambodian islands.

 Journey Highlights

  • Explore unseen Phnom Penh with a resident linguist and anthropologist
  • Watch the day dawn over the mystifying temple of Angkor Wat
  • Indulge in Cambodia’s finest culinary creations by tuk tuk
  • See where tradition meets modern craftsmanship on a private tour of Siem Reap’s best boutiques, ateliers and galleries
  • Savour the tranquillity and comforts of Six Senses Krabey Island
  • Witness the best of Cambodian dance and acrobatics

Price:
Twin Share per Person: From $6,390
Solo Traveller: From $11,260

Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Phnom Penh.

Welcome to Phnom Penh, a city alive with glistening temples, backstreet bars and an epic history. Thsi afternoon get your first taste of Cambodia on a guided walking tour. Meander along the tree-lined boulevards to the National Museum of Khmer Art and Archaeology, one of the finest museums of classical Cambodian art. Continue to the Royal Palace and navigate the complex of sacred buildings, palaces and throne halls that still serve as the King and Queen's residential quarter. Within the walls of the Palace, venture inside the Silver Pagoda, where 5,000 silver tiles that line its exquisite glistening floor will take your breath away. 
Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel (Executive Room)

Day 2: Phnom Penh

This morning, join your private guide to uncover the secrets of this intriguing city. Let linguist and anthropologist Dr Jean-Michel Filippi share his passion and expertise as you wander through the bustling city and unpeel layers of stories. Later, a visit to the thought provoking Tuol Sleng Museum, a former school, promises a deeply moving experience that’s essential to understanding Cambodia’s recent history. Step into the cells of “Security Prison 21” as they were before the Khmer Rouge fell in 1979, after a four-year reign of terror.
Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel (Executive Room) | Meals: BL

Day 3: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap.

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor and a lively hub of creativity. This evening, treat your tastebuds to a culinary adventure on your private tuk tuk tour. Sample fine Khmer dining at three restaurants led by the country’s best chefs.
Phum Baitang (Pool Villa) | Meals: BD

Day 4: Siem Reap.

Watch the sky explode with colour over the legendary Angkor Wat – one of the final vestiges of the Khmer Empire and a worthy UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, join your guide to uncover the stories behind one of the largest religious monuments in the world and its intricate artwork. Next, climb through snake-like roots that engulf the temple of Ta Prohm to discover an intriguing history hidden amongst strangler figs and kapok trees. Marvel at towers etched with bodhisattva faces and bas-reliefs revealing ordinary Khmer life. Return to your hotel for a late breakfast and afternoon at leisure. This evening, watch in awe as theatre, dance, music, storytelling and circus arts come together at Phare Ponleu Selpak, Cambodia's leading circus, theatre and performing arts organisation. All proceeds from the high-energy hourlong performance are reinvested into the social enterprise, which provides free arts education to economically and socially challenged Cambodian youth.
Phum Baitang (Pool Villa) | Meals: B

Day 5: Siem Reap.

Take a morning trip to the former capital of the great Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom. Embark on your guided discovery at the glorious Bayon in the heart of the ancient city. Take in the 37 stone faces of this elaborate temple built by and for King Jayavarman VII. Wander through the perfectly square, walled city and stop awhile at the sanctuary of Baphuon. See where kings once worshipped at Phimeanakas Temple. Imagine life in the Royal Palace and picture the performances that once regaled royal crowds on the impressive Terrace of the Elephants. The Terrace of the Leper King, with its fascinating bas-reliefs, promises the perfect finale. Return to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure.
Phum Baitang (Pool Villa) | Meals: B

Day 6: Siem Reap.

Discover Siem Reap’s creative vibe with your local guide and arts curator, Robina Hanley. Visit the Golden Silk Farm to witness the time-honoured process of cultivating silk worms to create delicate fabrics. Continue to Theam’s House and Gallery where Cambodia’s rich artistic heritage comes to life through a collection of recovered artefacts and handmade pieces. Step inside the studio of internationally acclaimed fashion designer Eric Raisina, whose modern designs are heavily inspired by Cambodia's ancient culture and crafts. Recharge with coffee in the peaceful city-centre enclave of Kandal Village, where colonial buildings now house upscale interior design shops and art galleries. Then, head to One Eleven Gallery to peruse contemporary works by international artists. Return to your hotel to relax and explore the city, your way.
Phum Baitang (Pool Villa) | Meals: B

Day 7: Siem Reap - Sihanoukville.

Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for your onward flight to the coastal city of Sihanoukville. Board your boat for the short ride to the island of Krabey and the Six Senses resort. Settle into your pool villa set around the naturally landscaped 30-acre island.
Six Senses Koh Krabey (Hideaway Pool Villa) | Meals: B

Days 8-9: Sihanoukville.

Enjoy the resort, your way. Try your hand at creating Indochine-inspired cuisine in a cooking masterclass. Seek out underwater treasures while snorkelling. Kayak into secret coves. Or simply indulge in the serenity of your own plunge pool and deck. Later, unwind with Cambodian healing treatments in the Six Senses Spa. As night falls, don’t miss the chance to discover the universe in the sky observatory (resort activities at additional cost).
Six Senses Koh Krabey (Hideaway Pool Villa) | Meals: B

Day 10: Sihanoukville – Phnom Penh.

Return by boat to the mainland and transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for your onward flight.
Meals: B

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Accommodation/Partners

Accommodation/Partners

Rosewood Phnom Penh Hotel

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Phum Baitang Siem Reap

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Six Senses Koh Krabey

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Journey Dates & Prices

As this Private Journey can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey

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