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ST- CB 09 : Cambodia Hidden Tribes

Phnompenh - Mondulkiri Trekking - Kratie- Kampong Cham - Siemreap

( 12 days- 11 nights ) Daily departure from Phnompenh


Mondulkiri, a quiet but beautiful town nestled into the hills; it has a lot of potential to develop into a center for non-intrusive eco-tourism. At present, it’s very undeveloped, which gives you a feeling of going somewhere off the beaten tourist trail. Also interesting is the variety of languages being used: Khmer, hill tribe languages, Vietnamese and Laos

Highlights
  • Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Kratie home of freshwater Dolphins
  • Mondulkiri Trekking
  • Visit Wat Nokhor in Kampong Cham
  • Angkor Wat
  • Angkor Thom, Banteay Srei temple
  • Visit the Roluos Group.

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Day 1 : Phnom Penh

Upon arrival at Phnom Penh airport, meet and transfer to hotel.
Visit the Victory Monument and the National Museum, the Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 on the site of the old town, and Silver Pagoda, which located within the Royal Palace ground.
You will then end your tour with a visit to Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree lined avenues of the city during sunset
Accommodation at hotel

Day 3 : Phnom Penh ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. If became the largest centre for detention and torture during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Then time at leisure at Russian market and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek.
Lunch not included
Take a walk along the Mekong River and boarding the boat for Mekong Sunset Cruise (1 hour)
Accommodation at hotel.

Day 3 : Phnom Penh - Mondulkiri ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Early departure by overland escorted by English or French speaking guide and private car or pick up truck to Mondulkiri, a province of 543 kms north of Cambodia.
You will first part of the road from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham and Snuol is in best conditions.
The rest of the road from Snuol to Mondulkiri is dirt road. We will drive through the jungles of Cambodia. Some parts of the road are high plateau or hillside. Please keep your eyes open as you will see many kinds of wild animals crossing the road.
Arrives in Senmonorom, a town of Mondulkiri province later in the early evening.
Check in at hotel, straight your leg or walk around the hillside of the hotel.
Accommodation at hotel.

Day 04 :Mondulkiri ( B)

Upon leaving the town we set off on a short driver north for 17 Km north towards Sen Monorom.
Here is a chance to visit the village of Phulung. our base for elephant treks (The elephant are not kept in the village, so it is necessary to ask them to arrange the animal 1 day in advance). We embark on a ride and pass the forest. This is hard at time but still funny experience and best way to explore the landscape close up. In the mid afternoon we met up with our car and diver back to Sen Monorom. Overnight at Sen Mornorom hotel.

Day 05 ::Mondulkiri ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Today, we set off our trip to the most famous waterfall, Bousra Waterfall. The jungle trip to reach this place is another kind of adventure. The dirt and less developed road will remind you of the trip we took earlier when we traveled from the civilized capital city of Phnom Penh to this remoted province.
The scenery is quite interesting, from the truck you can see the beautiful forest flowers, rising from the top of the trees, at each road side.... the walking tribal groups and the dense forests.
You will enjoy the bath at the waterfall.
Picnic lunch is included at the side.
Return to Senmonorom town in the afternoon, check in at hotel
Take your evening peaceful walk through the quiet road of Senmonorom is a kind of relaxed moment. No other places where you can have such a quiet walk like this town....
Accommodation at Senmonorom hotel

Day 06 ::Mondulkiri - Kratie( B)

Breakfast at hotel
We will leave by the same adventure road, through the forests back to the main road at Snuol where we continues to Kratie. Part of the road from Snuol to Kratie is in best conditions. The trip will take you about 5 hours to arrive in Kratie.
Check in at hotel
In the afternoon, we will spend our time, visiting the Mekong River Dolphins at Prek Kampi Reserved area. The rare water dolphins are available to be seen here only.
Accommodation at hotel in Kratie

Day 07 :Kratie - Kampong Cham ( B)

Breakfast at local restaurant
we will leave from Kratie by road to Chhlong District.
Chhlong still remains many kinds of colonial houses, buildings and old cultures of the people from the French's time. This is the only place where you can find those old colonial house styles available.
We will then continue to Kampong Cham by dirt road. Arrive in Kampong Cham, check in at hotel
Lunch not included
Visit Wat Nokhor with its ancient temple and modern style pagoda (12th century).
Overnight in Kampong Cham.

Day 08 : Kampong Cham - Kampong Thom - Siemreap ( B)

After breakfast, depart to Kampong Thom. En route, we will stop for the visit to Wat Khear Nokor, and Phum Prasat. Arrives in Kampong Thom, stop for your lunch (own expenses)
In the afternoon, we will leave for the visit to Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk, located 35 Km northeast of Kampong Thom. Visit the ancient capital of Chenla with its 100 temples dating from the Pre-Angkorian period. We will then continues to Siem Reap for check in and overnight.

Day 09 :Siemreap ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Visit the Roluos Group. The monuments of Roluos, which served as the capital of Indravarman I (reigned from A.D 877-89), are among the earliest permanent temples built by the Khmers and mark the beginning of Khmer classical art. See the temples of Preah Ko (erected by Indravarman I in the late 9th century and dedicated by the King to his ancestors), Bakong (the largest and most interesting of the Roluos group temples, it has an active Buddisht monastery) and Lolei (built on an islet in the center of a large reservoir by Yasovarman I, the founder of the first city at Angkor).
Return to the hotel for your lunch (not included in the package)
In the afternoon, you will continue your temple visits. Included are Prasat Kravan (with its unique brick sculptures), Srah Srang ("The Royal Boths" was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric walls), Eastern Mebon (guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation) and the "Mountain Temple" of Pre Rup until sunset. Accommodation at hotel.

Day 10:Siemreap ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century). See the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple(unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King
In the afternoon, visit the most famous of all the temples on the Angkor plain: Angkor Wat. The temple complex cover 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five tower symbolize Meru's five peaks, the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat symbolizes the ocean beyond
Sunset from Phnom Bakheng, one of two hills dominating the plain of Angkor, from where you will have a spectacular view of the Western Baray and Angkor Wat. Accommodation at hotel.

Day 11 :Siemreap ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Morning transfer to Banteay Srei temple (10th century), regarded as the jewel in the crown of Classical Khmer Art. Visit Banteay Srei then continue to Banteay Samre, built in the third quarter of the 12th century. It consists of a central temple with four wings preceded by a hall and accompanied by two libraries, the southernmost of which is remarkably well preserved. Two concentric walls enclose the ensemble. On the way back we will also see Ta Prohm temple.
Lunch not included
In the afternoon, visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Visit the village and take a ride in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Accommodation at hotel

Day 12 : Departure ( B)

Breakfast at hotel
Free at leisure
Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure to next destination

Rate in USD per person ( valid 30April 2015)

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 - Number of Persons -

Class 1

 2-3

 4-7

8-11

Single Sup
2 stars          
3 stars          
4 stars          
5 stars          

Supplement for meals : lunch or diner at local restaurant. USD8. per meal.

Accommodation offering in this trip: ( Click to see hotel )

Cities
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Phnompenh
New York Holiday Vila Sunway Intercontinental
Siemreap
Angkor Way Steung EmpressAngkor Sokha
 
MODUL KIRI
Modul kiri
KRATIE
Udom Sambath
KOMPONG CHAM
Mittapheap

Tour Cost includes :

- Tours and transfers as per the program
- Accommodations in all places
- Meals : Breakfast only
- All entrance fees, boat fees where mentioned
- Private A/C vehicles
- English or French speaking guides
- Cold mineral water & towel during the trips


Tour Cost excludes:
- - International airport tax of USD 25; Lunches and diners, Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers.

Trip Summary:

Where:

Trip starts in Phnompenh and ends in Siemreap Cambodia

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard);

Transport:

Private car or bus, public train, etc.;

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

 

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