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Cambodia on a Shoestring
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2019 Itinerary From Jan 19

Marvel at the incredible Khmer ruins of Angkor Wat and the clear turquoise waters of Koh Rong. This journey packages Cambodia’s treasures into ten well-paced days. Brave Ho Chi Minh City’s jam-packed streets with other travellers your own age – you can be sure they’ll keep pace with you – and check out the more laid back waterways of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. With all of your basic trip details arranged, you can concentrate on choosing the activities that interest you most.

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ATRC.C/228751
  • Starts: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finishes: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
You will Visit
  • Bangkok
  • Siem Reap
  • Phnom Penh
  • Koh Rong
  • Châu Đốc
  • Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Bangkok/Siem Reap

Travel to Siem Reap. Enjoy a delicious Khmer meal at a G Adventures for Good-supported project.
Cross from Thailand into Cambodia, the home base for exploring incredible Angkor Wat. Arrive in time for our included dinner at a Planeterra-project restaurant or with a local family in a village outside of Siem Reap.

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Day 3: Siem Reap

Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit Tonle Sap floating village and Angkor National Museum.

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Day 4: Siem Reap/Phnom Penh

Transfer to Cambodia's capital. Orientation walk around Phnom Penh.

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Day 5: Phnom Penh

Opt to learn about Cambodia's sombre history with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields.
Sights you might choose to visit this afternoon include the National Museum and adjacent complex which includes the Silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. To learn about Cambodia's sombre history, visit the Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields, reminders of the genocide that took place under Pol Pot's reign as leader of the Khmer Rouge.

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Day 6: Phnom Penh/Koh Rong

Transfer to Sihanoukville then take a boat ride to your own private beach on Koh Rong. Check in and go for a swim in the warm waves before relaxing with a drink on the beach.

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Day 7: Koh Rong

Swim, relax by the beach or opt to go snorkelling, fishing, hiking or kayaking. On nights without a large moon opt to swim in a sea of blue sparkles caused by phosphorescent plankton.

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Day 8: Koh Rong/Mekong Homestay

Cross the border to Vietnam. Overnight at a local village homestay.
Cross into Vietnam and stay in a basic village homestay that includes dinner.

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Day 9: Mekong Homestay to Ho Chi Minh City

Continue on through the scenic Mekong Delta region to Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO, opt to take a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the Ben Thahn market or check out the War Remnants Museum.
This evening, head to one of the rooftop bars such as the Rex Hotel, one of the classic colonial Saigon institutions, where there is often live music.

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Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • G Adventures for Good: Local Khmer Meal, Siem Reap Big Night Out: Siem Reap
    • Street food crawl
    • Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (twin-share) (4 nts) or hostels (multi-share) (4 nts), homestays (1 nt)
    • 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Local bus, air-con bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore bustling Bangkok
  • Catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat
  • Enjoy a delicious local Khmer meal in a small village
  • Chill out on golden beaches
  • Connect with the locals on an overnight homestay