6 Days in Temple Town – Angkor, Elephants and Tonle Sap

Highlights

  • Visit one of the seven new wonders of the world, Angkor Wat, at sunrise
  • Enjoy river cruises to authentic, colourful settlements on Tonle Sap
  • Volunteer at an elephant sanctuary, helping the community and meeting beautiful elephants
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What you'll do

Overview

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Immerse yourself in temple country like never before, ticking off the big sights, including one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the biggest freshwater lake in South-East Asia and elephant sanctuaries! You will also hugely benefit from local knowledge to discover those hidden gems you might otherwise have missed.

Once you arrive in Siem Reap and meet your guide, get ready for six days where you will begin to get truly under the skin of this incredible region of ancient, crumbling templ...Read All

Arrive in & Explore Siem Reap

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will meet our local representative at a pre-arranged pick up point and they will take you to your accommodation.

Then, the rest of the day is free for you to relax or go out exploring the vibrant, bustling Siem Reap.

Maybe take a dip in the pool or enjoy a massage to relax after your traveling, before heading out to take a stroll around the bustling old Market and Pub Street area.

We would recommend getting a reasonably early night, as tomor...Read All

Explore the Magical Complex of Angkor Wat

You’ll depart in your tuk-tuk at 4:30 am in the morning for the sunrise at Angkor. You will arrive at the mystical Srah Sarong or “King’s Bath” just in time for sunrise over the water and temples. The towers of Angkor Wat, silhouetted against the rich, purple sky and reflected in the glassy water are a sight you’ll never forget.

After the beautiful sunrise experience, head across the road and be first at the atmospheric jungle temple of Ta Prohm. Ta Prohm is particula...Read All

Cruise on the Great Tonle Sap

The Great Tonle Sap Lake (Boeung Tonle Sap) is a combination of lake and river systems that make it one of the most spectacular wonders in Asia.

After a morning of relaxation, we explore the great lake of Tonle Sap, checking out the local life with a visit to the Floating Village of Kompong Khleang or Kampong Phluk.

Colourful settlements are scattered on the margins of the great lake, and your guides will show you their very favourite spots, places you would never find without t...Read All

Visit the Elephant sanctuary

Today is elephant day! At 8 am you will be picked up from your hotel and head to the Sanctuary.

For centuries the Asian Elephant has played an important role in Cambodian history and culture. Elephants were used for transportation, agriculture, and warfare, and were highly prized by the Cambodian royalty.

In more recent history, elephants continued to be used for transportation and labour, and in the wild their numbers have their dwindled due to habitat los...Read All

Another Day with the Elephants

After a vegetarian breakfast, start your busy morning by preparing food for the elephants, enjoy watching these majectic creatures as they enjoy their time together. After a vegan lunch we will travel back to Siem Reap. Check in to your accommodation to relax and enjoy some free time. Take a dip in the pool, or enjoy the spa, and later you could head out to the night markets for dinner, drinks and shopping.

Accommodation: Hillocks Hotel & Spa

Hillocks Hotel & Spa is a be...Read All

Departure from Siem Reap

Time to say farewell after an amazing trip! We hope that you have enjoyed this tour and we wish you a safe onwards journey.

Not sure where to go or what to do next? Let us know if you need inspiration or help with your onward journey.

What's included

Included

  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • 4 nights accommodation at Hillock Hills Hotel and Spa
  • 1 night accommodation at the Elephant Sanctuary
  • Local English speaking guides on all activities
  • Transport during the trip
  • Guided visit to Angor Wat
  • Guided boat ride in Tonle Sap
  • Visit to Phare Circus
Your local host

Thao

I'm Thao, a seasoned travel specialist with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I am passionate about helping clients plan and book the perfect vacation, whether it's a romantic getaway, a family trip, or a group adventure. My extensive knowledge of destinations and travel options allows me to provide personalized recommendations and find the best deals for you. I am well-versed in various destinations and stays up-to-date on the latest industry trends and promotions.

In addition to my planning and booking expertise, I am an excellent communicator and problem-solver. I always try my best to ensure that my clients' trips run smoothly, and is always available to assist with any issues that may arise during your travels. I spend the time to understand your preferences and needs, and goes above and beyond to ensure that your vacation is everything beyond your expectations.

I'm Thao, a seasoned travel specialist with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I am passionate about helping clients plan and book the perfect vacation, whether it's a romantic getaway, a family trip, or a group adventure. My extensive knowledge of destinations and travel options allows me to provide personalized recommendations and find the best deals for you. I am well-versed in various destinations and stays up-to-date on the latest industry trends and promotions.

In addition to my planning and booking expertise, I am an excellent communicator and problem-solver. I always try my best to ensure that my clients' trips run smoothly, and is always available to assist with any issues that may arise during your travels. I spend the time to understand your preferences and needs, and goes above and beyond to ensure that your vacation is everything beyond your expectations.

Location

The tour runs out of Siem Reap in northern Cambodia.

Pick up is provided from all transport points, the airport, bus station, or a hotel within Siem Reap. Your specific pick up point will be confirmed upon booking.

Four nights of accommodation will be in the Hillocks Hotel & Spa or a hotel of a similar standard (more accommodation details can be found in the itinerary). One night during the trip, you’ll spend the night at the elephant sanctuary.

What our travellers are saying...

Thank you for planning such a magical experience. The highlight for me was watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat temple, a sight I will always remember and cherish. We enjoyed experiencing Khmer culture around Tonel sap and getting up close to elephants. Siem Reap is an exciting town, filled with friendly, welcoming local people, always eager to share their home and experiences with you.

Lauren

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