Magic of Cambodia: A Country with a thousand treasures
Highlights of tour:
Succumb to the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom with its huge stone faces smiling enigmatically, Phnom Penh with its Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda before finishing in beauty … Lovers of solitude, honeymooner or head to head will have the freedom and the privilege to choose their secluded beach amongst the twenty Virgin Islands nearby. A bridge crosses a lagoon aniseed for connecting the second island left in its natural virginity. Explore this archipelago of Koh Rong where you will stay in one of our luxury villas, each of them get its own infinity pool within untouched nature environmental. It’s just marvellous!
Day 1: : Arrival in Phnompenh (L,D)
Upon arrival at Phnompenh airport, you will be welcome by tour guide and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Phnompenh city tour (B,L,D)
Start a city tour of some major sights of Phnom Penh. You will visit National Museum, Royal Palace, the sacred Silver Pagoda, which is well known for its 5000 silver-tiled floor. Heading out of this area, you will follow your trip to Independence monument, Wat Phnom and lively Central Market. After lunch, free leisure for shopping at Toul Tompong or Russian market. Late afternoon, enjoy one-hour boat cruise along Mekong River for sunset view. Overnight in Phnompenh.
Day 3: Phnompenh – Oudong (B,L,D)
This morning, drive toward Oudong, located to the north approximately 40km from Phnom Penh, and located on a hill overlooking vast plains, this site is famous for cultural patrimonies and used to be a capital city from 1618 to 1866. After a 30-minute climb from the base of the mountain you will be able to witness a wonderful view down to the surrounding Wats, rice fields and floodplains. After lunch, return to Phnompenh, 1h30 of spa and massage will be offer and then free leisure at the swimming pool of your hotel. Dinner and stay overnight in Phnompenh.
Day 4: Phnompenh – Siem Reap by flight (B,L,D)
Morning, excursion by ferry in the Tonlé Sap lake to visit the island of Koh Dach located 30 kilometers along the Mekong River and it is roughly about 15 kilometers northeast of Phnom Penh. Koh Dach is a famous island in Cambodia known for its silk weaving villages and also for the production of traditional handicraft. Then, continue further to see the beautiful beach of this island. Lunch box on the beach. Return to Phnompenh then transfer to the airport, flight to Siem Reap. Welcome by our guide and check in at hotel. Dinner with Apsara dance show. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 5: Small circuit (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we begin to do the small circuit by visiting Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang, Banteay Kdei temples. Then visit an amazing view of Ta prohm Temple that has been deliberately left as it was discovered. In Ta Prohm kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots. Stay overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit the most famous of all the temples on the Angkor plain: Angkor Wat. Lunch at local restaurant near Angkor Wat. Aftenoon, we visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century). See the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), Bapoun, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Dinner at local restaurant and accommodation at your hotel.
Day 7: Banteay Srei – Kampong Phluk (B,L,D)
Visit Banteay Srei Temple, a tiny temple complex consider by many visitors to be the highest achievement in art and architecture of the Classic Angkor civilization. The glory of Banteay Srei is the beauty of its sculpture and decoration. The pink sandstone used in its buildings makes this temple more beautiful. Afternoon, visiting Kampong Phluk village on Tonle Sap Lake, a biggest fresh water lake in south-east Asia. Most people (90%) are fishermen living in their wooden houses built on small boats and rafts. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 8: Siem Reap – Sihanouk ville by flight (B,L,D)
After breakfast, free leisure till transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to Sihanouk Ville (11:20-12:20, flight every Mon, Wed and Fri). Upon arrival at Sihanouk Ville, transfer by speedboat to our private Island (30mns) we named “Indochinese Riviera” located in equidistance form Thailand – Cambodia – Vietnam. Free at own leisure, and overnight in our private over-water villa.
Day 9 + 10 + 11 + 12 + 13 + 14 +15: Koh Rong archipelago (B,L,D)
Our Private Island sits in Cambodia’s Koh Rong Archipelago, which is made up of mostly uninhabited islands – oases of virgin rainforests, coral reefs and pure white beaches. Our individual villas is Cambodia’s first private island resort, and aims to set a high standard of luxury, environmental sustainability and community well being though its conservation and sustainable livelihoods programs. While the island feels secluded, it is only 35 to 40 minutes away from Sihanoukville on the resort’s luxurious speedboat. Our Private Island lies secluded in what we consider to be one of the world’s most beautiful seascapes. Most of the islands in the Koh Rong Archipelago remain undeveloped – deserted oases of virgin jungle, tropical reefs and glistening white beaches. Enjoy your stay in your private villa, full board and inclusive pool.
At the resort’s heart is a world-class restaurant and lounge, spectacularly positioned just off the island’s shoreline and surrounded by sea. A short stroll on the boardwalk will leave you perfectly positioned to take in dramatic sunsets, seascapes and starry nights. Guests can explore the islands’ reefs, wander among virgin rainforest and lie on the pure white sands of islands’ stays beaches. With more than 20 deserted islands close by, opportunities for offshore adventure also abound.
This unique Island features 27 intimate villas, uncompromising on luxury and designed to reflect the simple beauty of the natural environment. You will enjoy uninterrupted sunrise or sunset views from our over-water, beach and hilltop villas, complete with private pools, and all the high-end creature comforts Robinson Crusoe could only fantasize about.
After a day on this wonderful Island protected reef, each villa promises a sanctuary where you can shower looking out over the sea, sip cocktails while watching the sunset from your private veranda, or have the resort’s chef come and treat you and your guests to fresh seafood under the stars.
As our guest, you’ll be among a handful of lucky adventurers to experience this beautiful, untouched world, where you can walk among old-growth rainforest, watch dazzling reef fish swim under your villa or see rare hornbills land on your balcony. We hope you lose yourself in this intimate natural setting. No intrusions. No work. Nothing but play.
We always-included in our pricing policy than our Private Island has a simple ‘one price, per villa’ pricing policy. This means once guests step foot on our Private Island, they are free to indulge in everything the resort and its surrounds have to offer, knowing that all the resort’s features are included in the price. The only exceptions to this are motorized water sports and treatments at the resort’s spa.
The below activities are also available at no extra cost as part of our Always Included Guest Experiences policy.
- Snorkeling around Private Islands;
- Sea kayaking;
- Koh Bong Bird watching;
- In Villa Movie Experience;
- Full Moon Reception;
- Sunrise yoga;
- Island’s Conservation and Community program;
- Island’s Safari’ or Marine Safari;
- Island’s Rainforest Encounter (Koh Bong);
- Nature Treasure Hunt for kids and all the family;
- Buddhist ceremonies;
Day 16: Siem Reap – Sihanouk ville by flight (B,L,D)
After breakfast, take the speedboat (30mns) to return to Sihanouk ville. Our driver will pick you up and will drive you to the international airport of Phnompenh (4hrs) for your return flight.