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Cambodia's cities & the southern coast

14 days from £2,940pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

    Places visited:

  • Siem Reap
  • Phnom Penh
  • Kep
  • Four full days to explore the iconic temples of Angkor and some time to enjoy the town of Siem Reap.

  • Head out to the Tonle Sap lake and explore the floating village of Kompong Khleang.

  • Explore Cambodia's turbulent history and haggle at the Russian market in Phnom Penh.

  • Take a boat trip from Kep to the idyllic Rabbit Island where you can relax on the beautiful beach.

Audley Travel specialist Anna

What our specialists say...

This trip is perfect for those wanting to spend time exploring the main sights of Cambodia at a leisurely pace, allowing for plenty of time to get under the skin of the country. Start your journey in the bustling town of Siem Reap, the gateway to Cambodia's iconic temples of Angkor. Spend four full days here exploring the main temples at a leisurely pace, allowing time to explore some of our favourite temples away from the tourists. You then continue to Cambodia's vibrant capital, Phnom Penh before finishing on the laid-back south coast for a few days relaxing in the sleepy fishing village of Kep.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Siem Reap
  • Phnom Penh
  • Kep

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Siem Reap.

Day 2 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Arriving into Siem Reap today, you're met and taken to your hotel. After some time to relax, head out for an afternoon tour to the beautiful temples of Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre. Banteay Srei means ‘Citadel of the Women’, and your private guide can explain how it's locally considered to built by women as the carving is too fine to be done by the hand of a man.

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Day 3 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Early this morning visit Cambodia's most iconic site, Angkor Wat. Explore this incredible temple in the early morning light, escaping the crowds. Your private guide will be able to help you explore the site, finding hidden spots that don't make the postcard images. This afternoon experience something different and escape from the temples and town of Siem Reap with a private boat trip on Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake, the Tonle Sap. With your experienced guide, visit some of the floating markets and experience the remarkable daily life of the people so entwined with this unique biosphere. Keep your eye out for some rare birdlife too.

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Day 4 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Begin your exploration of the magnificent temples of Angkor today, visiting the enigmatic Ta Prohm at dawn with an experienced private guide. You may chose to head back to your hotel for some relaxation time or continue exploring should you wish. After lunch continue with a private guided tour of the ancient city of Angkor Thom, which houses the charismatic faces of the Bayon. Finish the day watching the sunset from the Bayon.

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Day 5 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

A final day to continue exploring the temples of Angkor - accompanied by your guide, the itinerary can be tailored to your interests. Perhaps discover new temples or revisit some of your favourites from the previous two days.

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Day 6 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

A free day in which to explore Siem Reap town, enjoy a leisurely day by the pool, join a cooking class or indulge in a spa treatment.

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Day 7 Phnom Penh

Siem Reap , Phnom Penh

Your guide takes you to the airport for your flight to Phnom Penh this morning. Arriving in the capital city, check in to your hotel before embarking on a tour of the city's cultural highlights on a private guided tour. The Royal Palace and National Museum are particular delights as well as the busy market and a number of vibrant pagodas.

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Day 8 Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Today is a sobering experience exploring the recent turbulent history of a nation virtually destroyed by civil war. Your private guide can take you to the Killing Fields outside Phnom Penh and also to the genocide museum, a stark reminder of the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge. This afternoon is free for you to explore the city by yourselves, you could have a wander around the Russian market.

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Day 9 Kep

Phnom Penh , Kep

Drive to the coastal village of Kep today with your private driver and guide. This three hour journey passes pepper plantations which were once one of the most in-demand spices in the world. The quiet fishing village of Kep is the ideal place to relax at the end of your holiday.

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Day 10 Kep

Kep

Day at leisure. You may wish to visit Rabbit Island, a short boat ride away from the mainland. Spend the day relaxing in a hammock, swimming in the sea and feasting on seafood.

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Day 11 Kep

Kep

Today is free to relax. Your hotel has a wonderful pool area or you might like to try out the spa. For a special occasion, you might like to book a private barbecue overlooking the Kep National Park.

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Day 12 Kep

Kep

Faded French colonial architecture and a sleepy, laidback atmosphere lend an air of the forgotten colonial past to Kampot. Your guide will show you around the main sites today on a private tour.

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Day 13 International return flight

Kep , International return flight

Today you return to Phnom Penh, a journey of three hours with private driver, for your onwards flight.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Kate
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