Multi Local Experience – 09 Days

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 9 days

  Detail Itinerary :

ITINERARY IN BRIEF
  • Day1.Siem Reap Arrival
  • Day2.Siem Reap – Holy Kulen Mountain
  • Day3.Kulen Mountain – Siem Reap
  • Day4.Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (Mechrey Floating Village)
  • Day5.Mechrey Floating Village – Prek Taol Village – Bird Watching
  • Day6.Prek Taol Village – Siem Reap
  • Day7.Siem Reap – Angkor Complex
  • Day8.Siem Reap – Banteay Srey – Siem Reap
  • Day9.Siem Reap Departure

 

Detail Itinerary :
Day 1
Siem Reap Arrival (D)

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

Summary:

Transfer airport – hotel: 20 mins
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 2
Siem Reap – Holy Kulen Mountain (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel
Drive to Kulen Mountain – Located 40km north of Angkor Wat, the Phnom Kulen mountain range provides Siem Reap with water and dominates the skyline of the flat plains surrounding it. Although the highest peak of the mountain range lies at only 487m, Phnom Kulen has much to offer visitors. The Cambodian people regard the site as the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire. King Jayavarman II claimed independence from Java there in 802 A.D. Travel in the morning by car through the countryside to Phnom Kulen and start the rather steep climb up by car. On top of the mountain you will visit a modern style pagoda that offers stunning views over the Angkor area. Visit the eight meter tall statue of a reclining Buddha and wash your hands at the Linga statue to purify your mind and body. Continue to visit the River of One Thousand Lingas and the magnificent waterfall close to it. Take a refreshing swim in the stream and pool of the waterfall and enjoy a picnic lunch served in a natural setting. If time allows, take a stroll around the area with your guide and venture off the beaten track to take in the impressive forest and scenery. Tonight you enjoy dinner with local family.

Summary:

Driving: 60 km, flat country road
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay at Kulen Mountain

Day 3
Kulen Mountain – Siem Reap (B/L/-D)

BBreakfast at the home stay
By local motocyle, we will proceed through the jungle to Srah Damrey, Damreay Krab and Ang Prochiev temple. As soon as we complete our visits to these temples of Mahendraparvata, on a nice trail of Kulen mountain. Returned to Siem Reap. On the way back, we stop on the way to visit to the intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.

Summary:

Local Motocycle: 12 km, the jungle road
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 4
Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (Mechrey Floating Village) (B/L/D)

02:00PM pick up from your hotel in Siem Reap and transfer to Tonle Sap Lake (Mechrey Village), it will take 30 minutes driving. On arrival embark on the local boat to cruise to floating village, Monk Blessing in the local pagoda, visit the open lake with local Kayaking and sunset view – dinner and overnight in floating wooden house.

  • 02PM pick up from your hotel in Siem Reap and transfer to Lake
  • Embark on local boat to cruise in the Tonle Sap Lake and monk blessing in local pagoda
  • Kayaking through the floating villages and further to Mangrove forest or open lake
  • Sunset view over the village
  • Dinner and overnight with local family in the floating wooden house
Summary:

Local Kayaking: 3 km – Great Lake of Tonle
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay at Mechrey

Day 5
Mechrey Floating Village – Prek Taol Village – Bird Watching (B/L/D)

After breakfast in the early morning with local family, today we will be heading out to Prek Taol Village which is about 45 minutes by boat and then we continue by Kayaking to Bird Sanctuary to visit all kind of water birds (More than 100 pieces). Lunch will be provided on the side and return to Prek Toal Village to Kayak through the village, visit daily life and fishing activities.

  • 07:00 breakfast with local family
  • Heading out to Prek Taol Village by wooden boat
  • Proceed by Kayaking from Prek Taol Village to Bird Sanctuary through the Mangrove forest
  • Spend about 1 hour to view all kind of birds in this great sanctuary
  • Lunch box will be provided on the side
  • Return to Prek Taol Village by wooden boat
  • Enjoy Kayaking through the floating village and visit the lifestyle
  • Dinner and overnight in local house
Summary:

Local Motocycle: 3 km – Great Lake of Tonle
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay at Preah Toh village

Day 6
Prek Taol Village – Siem Reap (B/L/)

After breakfast, we will be transferred by local wooden boat straightly to the pier and then our guide with driver will transfer you to your hotel in Siem Reap.

  • 07:00 breakfast with local family
  • 07:30 1 hour by wooden boat to Siem Reap pier to get the car to transfer to Siem Reap Hotel to check in
  • Free and Easy
Summary:

Boating: 25 km – Great Lake of Tonle Sap
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 7
Siem Reap – Angkor Complex (B/L)

After breakfast we start exploring Angkor Wat by bike. Angkor Wat is one of the biggest religious monuments in the world and represents the Khmer heritage. It’s stunning base relief, massive towers and huge entrance way will simply awe you in every sense. We continue heading to the former capital Angkor Thom (Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants) and Ta Prohm. Ta Prohm is famous for its massive overgrown trees. It was used as set for the movie Tomb Raider. Lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon, we cycle to Banteay Kdey and explore this massive complex before we head back to Siem Reap for refreshing ourselves and dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Summary:

Biking: 25 km, flat country road
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 8
Siem Reap – Banteay Srey – Siem Reap (B/L)

After breakfast at the hotel we depart for Banteay Srey. Banteay Srey remains the best preserved temple in Cambodia and offers stunning bass relief and other stone carvings. The temple is only small in size but of huge significance in understanding the Angkorian Era. On the way to Siem Reap we pass Banteay Samre, a miniature Angkor Wat, which is relatively unexplored. The road to these temples passes pretty countryside. From there we cycle through the Angkor Complex back to Siem Reap. Along the way you will be able to enjoy the stunning views of some of the most impressive temples of the Angkor Complex. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Summary:

Biking: 60 km, flat country road
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 9
Siem Reap Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at the hotel – visit the market or “Les Artisans d’Angkor – Chantiers Ecoles” of Siem Reap. Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure flight to the next destination.

Note
Trip included:
  • Private tours with English speaking guide
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • All transfers with our A/C transport
  • Meals at local restaurant as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Cycling support by A/C vehicle
  • Bike hire and spares
  • Boat trip as mentioned
  • Cool water and tissue
  • Government tax
  • Service charge
  • Accommodations in twin/double share room
Trip excluded
  • International flight ticket
  • Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Tips & personal expenses
  • Laundry
  • Other not stated above
  • Travel insurance