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Eastern Thailand and the forgotten temples of Cambodia

12 days from £5,700pp

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

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Itinerary highlights

  • Discover the charming temples in and around the Phimai National Historical Park.

  • Visit the stunning mountain top temple of Preah Vihear.

  • Explore the wonders of Angkor and perhaps catch the sunset over this iconic temple.

  • Witness the magic of the Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus in Siem Reap.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Bangkok
  • Khorat
  • Surin
  • Poipet
  • Phra Wihan
  • Siem Reap

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 Bangkok.

Day 2 Bangkok


Upon arrival in Bangkok you will be greeted by an Audley representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 3 Khorat

Bangkok , Khorat

At 0800h this morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to the train station for the journey to Khorat. On arrival you will be met by your driver and guide and transferred to your accommodation for check-in. Rest of the day at your own leisure with your guide and driver at your disposal.

Day 4 Khorat


Today you will explore Phimai and Buriram. The day is flexible so please do discuss with your guide.

Day 5 Surin

Khorat , Surin

Leaving Khorat you travel east to Surin, stopping en route at the temple site of Phanom Rung.


Day 6 Surin


Today you explore some of the lesser visited temple sites such as Prasat Sikhoraphum and Prasat Wat Sa Kamphaeng.


Day 7 Phra Wihan

Surin , Poipet , Phra Wihan

A very early start is required today in order to be at the border for around 1000h. Here you meet your Khmer guide and your 4x4 Jeep. You journey east to the town of Preah Vihear with stops en route, including Banteay Chhmar. Rest of the day with your guide and driver at your disposal.

Day 8 Siem Reap

Phra Wihan , Siem Reap

An early start today as you take some time to explore the temples of Preah Vihear. You will then leave Preah Vihear and travel to Siem Reap with stops en route. This evening you will visit Phare Circus, which receives exceptional client feedback.

Day 9 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

This morning you head out to Pre Rup early and combine it with a visit to Banteay Srei, to see it before the crowds arrive later in the day. Breakfast at Sala Kdei, a traditional Khmer House this morning. From here you journey out to Phnom Kulen and the overnight temple safari, the day is relatively flexible so please discuss in detail your preferred temples.

Day 10 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Day two of the temple safari and you wake to the sounds of birds at sunrise. Returning to Siem Reap you have the guide and driver at your disposal to explore any further temples.

Day 11 International return flight

Siem Reap , International return flight

Today will be a very long day. You visit Sambor Prei Kuk and the roads can be poor quality so the timings will depend on the journey there. Return to Siem Reap late in the afternoon for your onward flight to Bangkok and home.

Day 12 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Hannah
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