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Back-Road Touring through the Temples of Thailand and Cambodia

FROM R 36 930

Pricing Terms

Valid for selected departure dates: 13 MAR 2019 – 10 APR 2019. ** Book & pay by 31 JAN 2019 **

High season supplements starting from an additional R 3220 per person apply for set departures between NOW – 27 FEB 2019. 

Pricing valid until

31 January 2019

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Back Road Touring sold through Development Promotions

Tour code : BATCBB18

Starts and ends in Bangkok

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Region AsiaCountries Cambodia, Thailand

8 Days land only

Valid from

13 March 2019

Valid to

10 April 2019

Leave the well-trodden path behind and immerse yourself in Thailand and Cambodia’s diverse wonders on this tour of verdant rainforests, historic temple ruins and hidden art. From Bangkok to Siem Reap, you’ll gain a fascinating insight into the ancient heritage of these captivating countries.

  • 7 nights boutique accommodation
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches & 5 dinners
  • Touring by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Assistance of an experienced Back-Roads Driver & Tour Leader
  • Embark on a tuk-tuk street eats tour
  • Visit a local family in Chansar
  • Boat cruises as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Bangkok

    Our journey begins in Bangkok. Meet with your fellow travellers and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
     Accommodation: The Theatre Residence or similar
     

  • Day 2 Bangkok

    After breakfast, enjoy a morning at your leisure. This afternoon, we’ll hop aboard a long-tailed boat for a leisurely trip down the city’s khlongs (canals). A Thai puppet show awaits at Khlong Bang Luang Artist Village before we continue our scenic ride down the Chao Phraya River. On our way, we’ll stop to visit the magnificent temple of Wat Arun. After a day of sightseeing, it’s time for a street eats tour with a twist – travelling in a tuk-tuk. (B,D)
     Accommodation: The Theatre Residence or similar

  • Day 3 Bangkok – Siem Reap

    Today we’ll leave Bangkok behind us as we board a plane and continue our temple-exploring journey to Siem Reap in Cambodia. (B,D)
     Accommodation: Hillocks Hotel & Spa or similar
     

  • Day 4 Siem Reap

    Prepare for your first adventure to the awe-inspiring Angkor Complex. We begin by visiting Angkor Wat with one of the region’s leading stone conservation experts, who’ll reveal how the site’s incredible structures were designed and carved. Then we’ll proceed to the Ta Prohm Temple before boarding a gondola and heading off on a sunset cruise along the moat of Angkor Thom, refreshing beverage in hand. (B,L,D)
     Accommodation: Hillocks Hotel & Spa or similar
     

  • Day 5 Siem Reap

    This morning, we continue our temple tour with explorations of Banteay Srey and Banteay Samré before visiting the peaceful Ta Som, Neak Pean and Preah Khan temples this afternoon. Later, we’ll settle down for an evening under the big top at Phare, the Cambodian Circus. Expect tight-rope walking, juggling, contortion, music and theatre in one energetic showcase of Cambodian culture. (B,L)
    Accommodation: Hillocks Hotel & Spa or similar

  • Day 6 Siem Reap

    Today we drive to the edge of the Tonle Sap Lake and embark on a cruise to Kampong Phluk, an isolated Khmer community built on wooden stilts. Our boat will take us through a mangrove forest, a unique ecosystem home to many different wildlife and bird species. After the boat trip, we continue to a small village called Chansar where we hop aboard an ox cart for a fun ride through the fields to the home of a Khmer family who specialise in making brooms from natural materials. After receiving a blessing from the monks, we’ll return to Siem Reap for the evening. (B,L)
     Accommodation: Hillocks Hotel & Spa or similar

  • Day 7 Siem Reap – Bangkok

    It’s back to Thailand again today as we board our flight back to Bangkok. This evening, there’s a real treat in store – tonight’s farewell dinner cruise. (B,D)
     Accommodation: The Theatre Residence or similar
     

  • Day 8 Bangkok

    There’s one final breakfast to enjoy before our tour ends with a transfer back to the airport. (B)
     

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