14 Days Trekking Cambodia Angkor Andmondokiri Mountain
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Arrival - Siem Reap|
|Day 2||Old Royal Route||B,L,D|
|Day 3||Transfer to the Phnom Kulen Mountain||B,L,D|
|Day 5||Angkor Thom||B,L,D|
|Day 6||The morning is dedicated to Angkor Wat||B,L,D|
|Day 7||Discover the multicoloured villagers life||B,L,D|
|Day 8||Kompong Thom and Kompong Cham.||B,L,D|
|Day 9||Sen Monorom||B,L,D|
|Day 10||Sen Monorom||B,L,D|
|Day 11||Sen Monorom||B,L,D|
|Day 12||Sen Monorom||B,L,D|
|Day 13||Phnom Penh||B,L|
Day 1: Arrival - Siem Reap
You meet your guide at the airport. Transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day, free to visit the town. Dinner at your leisure. Night at the Hotel in Siem Reap
Day 2: Old Royal Route
Trekking in the countryside and on the Old Royal Route, to discover the lost temple Chao Srei Vibol. Visit of the temple and the pagoda. We carry on to the Roluos temples across the villages – visit of the Bakong mountain temple. We sleep in a typical Khmer house in the village. (3-4 hours trekking).
Day 3: Transfer to the Phnom Kulen Mountain
Departure to the lost temple Beng Melea, still caught in the deep jungle. Visit of the temple. Transfer to the Phnom Kulen Mountain. Trekking along the pilgrim path up to the summit of the Phnom Kulen, the sacred mountain of the Khmer. Lunch and bath at the waterfall. In the afternoon, we are trekking across the forest and the villages. Bivouac in a village with the inhabitants or in the pagoda at the summit of the mountain (4 h trekking, level + 350m).
Day 5: Angkor Thom
You leave the Hotel on the bikes to head on to the South Gate of Angkor Thom to discover the ramparts (6 km long) of this old city, still covered by the jungle to get to the tower of the 4 faces, the Bayon temple. We take lunch. Visit of Angkor Thom, the great royal city. Visit of Ta Phrom and trekking along the Baray, to get to Ta Nei and the famous Preah Khan and 1h massage at Frangipani APA. Night at the Hotel in Siem Reap (4 h, 3 h spent in the temples and 1 cycling day)
Day 6: The morning is dedicated to Angkor Wat
The morning is dedicated to Angkor Wat. We take lunch there. Transfer to the isolated temple Bantey Samré, trekking along the dike of the Baray to discover the villages. We arrive at the Royal Basin of Srah Sang for sunset. Night spent in Siem Reap. (4 – 5 h trekking)
Day 7: Discover the multicoloured villagers life
We walk along the Siem Reap river up to the lake, to discover the multicoloured villagers life. Every year, the water level of the Tonle Sap, the Big Lake of Cambodia, varies from 4 to 8 m, inundating land and forest of this region from August to January. The wooden dugout canoes will allow us to get inside the forests. If the water level is low, we will discover the floating villages and cruise up the Sangker River, along the bird sanctuary of Prek Toal. Visit of other floating villages to observe the fishing technique, fishpond and crocodile breeding. We bivouac in a village
Day 8: Kompong Thom and Kompong Cham.
We return by boat and depart for Kompong Thom and Kompong Cham.
Day 9: Sen Monorom
Departure with a van to Sen Monorom (province of Mondolkiri). In case of bad road conditions, we might use a pick-up (4x4). At evening, visit of the village and it’s surrounding. Night spent in a guesthouse in Sen Monorom.
Day 10: Sen Monorom
Journey of trekking and on elephant back in this wild region to admire it’s many waterfalls. We cross the jungle covered hills to meet the Phnong, a minority ethnic population. We watch the way they grow their rice on the dry ground and how they are weaving. Lunch is taken near a waterfall lost in the jungle. We continue trekking and on elephant back and spend the night with the villagers or bivouacking in the jungle if the conditions allow it. (journey of trekking and elephant riding)
Day 11: Sen Monorom
Trekking starts early in the morning in this wild animal region. We cross forests and hills, stop and relax at a waterfall. In the afternoon, we climb up the hill of Sen Monorom to visit the pagoda and enjoy the panoramic view. Return to Sen Monorom. Night spent in the guesthouse of Sen Monorom (4 h walking).
Day 12: Sen Monorom
Departure by minibus or pick-up (4x4) for Kratie, old colonial town of the Mekong. Visit of the waterfalls of Kampi. By canoe we cruise on the Mekong to watch the dolphins. Night spent in Kratie.
Day 13: Phnom Penh
Early morning visit of the old colonial town Kratie (2 h walking). We take a bus to Phnom Penh. Cruise the Mekong at PHN for the sunset and spend the night in a Hotel in Phnom Penh
Day 14: Departure
Visit of the National Museum, Silver Pagoda and “Russian” market for last shopping opportunity (2 h walking). Night spent in the Hotel. Transfer to the airport for your international return flight.
ET PRICE IN US
per person in sharing double room :
6 - 8 Pax
9 -15 pax
Low season (MAY/JUNE/SEP 2010)
SINGLE : 190 USD
- bed & Breakfast except meal on D1 and in Phnom Penh
- nights spent in the villages (mattresses, cushions and mosquito-nets are supplied, bed sheet not provided)
- meal mentioned in the program
- local English/French speaking guide
- 1h massage Aromatherapy at Frangipani SPA (www.frangipanisiemreap.com)
- entrance fees in the temples and sites
- meal on D1 and in Phnom Penh
- international flight
- airport taxes
- personal expenses
- personal insurances
- banking fees for money transfer
PLEASE PROVIDE A PERSONAL WATER BOTTLE IN ORDER TO REDUCE PLASTIC RUBBISH AND YOUR OWN BED SHEET FOR THE OVERNIGHTS IN THE VILLAGES.
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