Best of Cambodia & Laos 15 Days

Best of Cambodia & LaosBest of Cambodia & Laos 15 Days

Come to know the lands of Cambodia and Laos by spending time in their cities and countryside. Explore amazing Angkorian heritage and enjoy natural wonders and pristine beaches.


Siem Reap  •  Battambang  •  Sihanoukville  •  Kampot  •  Kep  •  Phnom Penh  •  Vientiane  •  Luang Prabang 
 
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
    Best of Cambodia & LaosBest of Cambodia & Laos 15 Days

    Day 1 – Arrive Siem Reap
    Your local guide will meet you on arrival at the airport for a private transfer to your hotel. Stay three nights at the Prince D’Angkor Hotel or the Royal Bay Inn Angkor Resort.

    Day 2 – Siem Reap
    Morning tour to Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre, the birthplace of Khmer classical style architecture. Visit also the Landmine Museum and the mystical Ta Prohm, unique for the overgrown roots of giant fig trees. (B)

    Day 3 Siem Reap
    Take a tuk-tuk to view sunrise over amazing Angkor Wat. Return to the hotel for breakfast, followed by private guided transfer to Tong Le Sap for a cruise on the lake known as the Great Lake of Cambodia. Further sightseeing of the Angkor Temples this afternoon includes Angkor Thom, Bayon and Preah Khan. (B)

    Day 4 – Siem Reap – Battambang
    Drive to Battambang, an elegant riverside town. In the afternoon, visit Battambang Museum. Stay overnight at the Bambu Hotel. (B)

    Day 5 – Battambang – Siem Reap
    Angkorian heritage can be seen on visits to Wat Phiphetaram, Wat Damrey Sar and Wat Kandai. Take a guided walk through the local market before the private guided transfer back to Siem Reap, stopping at Artisans D’Angkor for fine art and crafts. Stay overnight at the Prince D’Angkor Hotel or the Royal Bay Inn Angkor Resort. (B)

    Day 6 – Siem Reap – Sihanoukville
    Transfer to Siem Reap airport for your flight to Sihanoukville. (Flight operates Mon, Wed & Fri only – subject to change.) On arrival, transfer to your hotel, staying two nights at the Cambodian Resort or the Independence Hotel Resort & Spa. (B)

    Day 7 – Sihanoukville
    Visit nearby Ream National Park, home to a number of endangered animals such as macaques, sun bears, dolphins, mouse deer, pangolins and over a hundred species of birds. Board a local boat with your guide and explore the mangroves. Climb up the watch tower for views over the area and observe several endangered bird species. Continue by boat over open waters and observe the tranquillity and beauty of this untouched area. Disembark at a white sand beach where picnic lunch is served and enjoy snorkelling and swimming. Spend the afternoon on the island or head back to the National Park for a 5km guided trek through the forest. (B,L)

    Day 8 – Sihanoukville – Kampot – Kep
    Travel towards Kampot, one of Cambodia’s most attractive towns. The route passes stunning scenery with the Damrei (Elephant) Mountains as a constant backdrop. Visit the Kampot Pepper Project and learn how Kampot pepper has been acknowledged by international chefs to be among the world’s best. Continue to Kampot and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the mountains and Kampot River. Stroll through Kampot and observe the French colonial architecture, some beautifully restored, followed by a private guided drive to Kep. Stay overnight at the Beach House. (B,L)

    Day 9 – Kep – Phnom Penh
    Visit quiet Kampot and enjoy its river setting and French colonial architecture. Also visit a small cave temple before touring Kep’s deserted villas. Drive on to Phnom Da and the remains of the ancient walled city of Angkor Borei. Take a speedboat ride to South of Takeo then continue by road to Phnom Penh. Visit the Temple of Ta Prohm and the tragic Killing Fields on the way. Stay two nights at the Plantation Urban Resort or the Sunway Hotel. (B,L)

    Day 10 – Phnom Penh
    A full day tour of Phnom Penh is included, with visits to the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Toul Sleng Museum, and the Childsafe Centre where you will hear about efforts to care for local street children. The day ends with a cyclo ride through the bustling streets of the capital. (B)

    Day 11 – Phnom Penh – Vientiane
    Leisure time until transfer to Phnom Penh airport for a flight to Vientiane. On arrival transfer to the Salana Boutique Hotel for an overnight stay. (B)

    Day 12 – Vientiane – Luang Prabang
    In the morning, sightseeing in this quaint, sleepy capital, with its mix of Buddhist temples, fading French architecture and Chinese shophouses, includes visits to Wat Sisaket with its thousands of little Buddha statues, Wat Prakeo, Wat Simuang, That Luang, and the Patousai Monument, Vientiane’s Arc de Triomphe. Transfer to the airport in the afternoon for a flight to Luang Prabang. Designated as a World Heritage Site, this former capital is one of the best preserved traditional cities in Southeast Asia. On arrival transfer to the Villa Deux Rivieres Hotel for a three night stay. (B)

    Day 13 – Mekong River
    Spend the morning cruising the mighty Mekong River. Visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves and stop at a riverside village where rice wine is produced then the village of Ban Muang Keo where traditional Lao textiles are woven on ancient wooden looms. Return to Luang Prabang by road with the balance of the day at leisure. (B)

    Day 14 – Luang Prabang
    On a sightseeing tour, visit the National Museum, explore the city’s fascinating array of shimmering temples and French colonial buildings, and climb Mount Phousi for panoramic views. In the afternoon visit Kuangsi Water Falls. (B)

    Day 15 – Depart Luang Prabang
    Farewell Laos today as you transfer to the airport for your exit flight. (B)

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  • Group departure dates and prices
    Departure Twin Share Single Room
    21 Jul 13 $3524 $4455
    11 Aug 13 $3524 $4455
    22 Sep 13 $3675 $4646
    20 Oct 13 $3675 $4646
    17 Nov 13 $3675 $4646
    01 Dec 13 $3675 $4646
    12 Jan 14 $3854 $4874
    09 Feb 14 $3854 $4874
    Contact us for more 2014 dates & prices

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.  Please confirm prices when booking.

     

  • Price Includes:
    • 3* to 4 * hotels as listed, or similar.
    • All transfers and sightseeing as listed, including entrance fees
    • Quality air-conditioned vehicles, experienced drivers and English speaking guides
    • Domestic economy class flights in Cambodia & Laos including taxes and fuel surcharges
    • Meals as listed (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

     

    For these group departures, the tour prices are based on a minimum of 4 passengers.  Group size is limited to a maximum of 16 passengers.

    Just want to see Cambodia? Take the Cambodia portion of this tour from Day 1 to the morning of Day 11 from $2224 per person, twin share.

    International airfares from Australia are not included in the tour price.  Ask InterAsia for the current best value fare with our airline partners SINGAPORE AIRLINES, VIETNAM AIRLINES, THAI AIRWAYS, and MALAYSIA AIRLINES.

 

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Best of Cambodia & Laos 15 Days
 

Highlights

  • Tuk-tuk ride to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat
  • Time out on the beach at Sihanoukville
  • Guided trek through Ream National Park
  • Visiting moving reminders of Phnom Penh’s tragic past
  • Cruising on the Mekong River to visit Pak Ou Caves
 
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