Hit the highlights of Cambodia on this five-day escapade. Take a cycling tour around Phnom Penh, opt to see the sobering Killing Fields and S21 museum. Then, head to Siem Reap for a delicious dinner at New Hope, the option to see the Phare Circus, and an included sunrise tour of Angkor Wat. Cap it all off with a Big Night Out.
Location: Phnom Penh
Arrive at any time.<p>There are no activities planned until tonight's welcome meeting.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.</p>
Location: Phnom Penh
Enjoy free time to dive into the rich history and culture of Phnom Penh with optional visits to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, National Museum, or Tuol Sleng Prison. Later this afternoon, hop onto a traditional cyclo for a tour of Cambodia's bustling capital.<p><strong>FREE TIME: MORNING</strong> There's lots to see and do, so get out and explore!</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Settle in a traditional cyclo and depart from Wat Phnom. Tour busy streets to soak up the real vibe of the city. Pass the post office and Van's restaurant, both stunning colonial buildings, and make your way to the Royal Palace and National Museum. Go along the riverside road and take in the atmospheric cafes that line the street.</p>
Location: Phnom Penh
Travel to Siem Reap, our home base for exploring the incredible Angkor Wat. Enjoy a delicious Khmer meal at a restaurant kickstarted by our non-profit partner, Planeterra, or with a local family. Opt to check out Phare Circus, a uniquely Cambodian experience.<p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Depending on the day of the week your tour visits Siem Reap, you will either enjoy a traditional meal at the G Adventures-supported New Hope project or in a local home in a nearby village. With so many travellers coming through this area, alternating experiences helps to allow multiple small businesses to flourish. Both experiences are truly unique and memorable. The New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, an initiative kickstarted by G Adventures, provides skill-building opportunities to marginalized community members. The project also funds the adjacent free community school and health centre. Meals at Phila's house support the education of underprivileged children in the area. Visit either project – both run by locals – and see how they have supported positive change in the community.</p>
Location: Siem Reap
Watch the sun rise over the majestic and mystifying ruins of Angkor Wat on a guided tour. Enjoy the rest of the day free to explore this ancient city. Later tonight, enjoy a Big Night Out with the group!<p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Enjoy a tour of impressive ancient ruins with a local professional guide. Wake early to watch the sun rise over the magnificent Angkor Wat temple. Visit the enigmatic faces of Bayon within the walled city of Angkor Thom, and tour Ta Prohm (aka the "Tomb Raider" temple), which is slowly being swallowed by the jungle.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Head to YOLO Bar for a free drink and insect tasting, if you so desire. Cheers to life-changing adventures with newfound friends and dance the night away, covered in glow paint!</p>
Location: Siem Reap
Depart at any time.<p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. </p>
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