Coastal Cambodia: A Luxurious Journey Through the Kingdom of Wonder

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Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of this stunning country, where ancient temples and vibrant cities meet pristine coastlines and lush jungles.

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the Kingdom of Wonder with our "Coastal Cambodia" luxury tour. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of this stunning country, where ancient temples and vibrant cities meet pristine coastlines and lush jungles.

Unveil the secrets of Siem Reap as you wander among the magnificent temples of Angkor, where sunrise illuminates the majestic Angkor Wat and the mystical Ta Prohm lies hidden within nature's embrace. In Phnom Penh, delve into the haunting history of the Khmer Rouge, visit opulent palaces, and cruise along the Mekong River as the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues.

Indulge in coastal bliss in Koh Kong, where turquoise waters beckon you to bask in the sun's embrace, and explore the biodiverse wonders of the Cardamom Mountains. Traverse the charming town of Kampot, where riverside luxury awaits, and savor the tantalising flavors of Khmer cuisine, before finally heading to the stunning coastal town of Kep.

Each day of this meticulously crafted journey offers captivating experiences and unrivaled luxury, leaving you enchanted and craving for more. Join us on this extraordinary expedition, where Cambodia's rich history, natural wonders, and opulent indulgence converge to create unforgettable memories.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Siem Reap - Unveiling the Mysteries

As you arrive in Siem Reap, the gateway to Cambodia's cultural treasures, a sense of anticipation fills the air. You step out of the plane and are greeted by warm smiles and a luxurious transfer to your opulent 4 star or above hotel. The journey through the city reveals a seamless blend of traditional charm and modern vibrancy.

As the day draws to a close, you relax in your lavish accommodation, ready to embark on a remarkable journey.

Day 2

Siem Reap: Temples of Angkor - Unearthing Ancient Secrets

At the break of dawn, an otherworldly sight awaits you. Standing in front of the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious monument, the rising sun casts a golden hue over the intricate carvings and soaring towers. As you venture deeper into the heart of the Angkor Archaeological Park, the enigmatic faces of the Bayon temple and the captivating ruins of Ta Prohm evoke a sense of wonder and intrigue.

Expert guides regale you with stories of ancient Khmer civilization, bringing these magnificent structures to life.

The day ends with a delectable feast at a renowned Siem Reap restaurant, where Khmer flavors tantalize your taste buds.

Day 3

Siem Reap: Floating Village and Artisan Workshop - Immersing in Local Culture

Embark on a captivating journey to a floating village nestled on the tranquil waters of Tonle Sap Lake. Witness the remarkable resilience of the local community as you navigate through the stilted houses and bustling markets.

Engage with skilled artisans in a nearby workshop, marveling at their craftsmanship in silk weaving, wood carving, and silver jewelry making. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and intricate details of Khmer artistry.

The evening is a celebration of Khmer culture as you savor a sumptuous dinner accompanied by traditional music and dance performances, providing a glimpse into Cambodia's rich heritage.

Day 4

Flight to Phnom Penh - Unveiling the Capital's Charms

Leaving Siem Reap behind, you board a flight to Phnom Penh, where the city's vibrant energy beckons. Settle into your luxurious 4-star or above hotel and prepare to explore the capital's rich tapestry of history and modernity.

As the sun sets, you indulge in a culinary adventure at a top-rated restaurant, savoring the fusion of Khmer flavors and international influences, a testament to Phnom Penh's evolving gastronomic scene.

Day 5

Phnom Penh City Tour - Tracing the Footsteps of Royalty

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Royal Palace, an architectural masterpiece adorned with glittering spires and ornate treasures. Strolling through the Silver Pagoda, your eyes are captivated by the shimmering floor, showcasing over 5,000 silver tiles. The National Museum of Cambodia unveils a treasure trove of ancient artifacts, chronicling the country's rich heritage.

Emotions run deep as you pay homage to Cambodia's past at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, a poignant reminder of the resilience of the human spirit.

The day culminates with a serene sunset cruise along the Mekong River, as you savor a delectable dinner onboard, the city's lights twinkling in the distance.

Note: Sunset dinner cruise is available from Tuesday to Sunday.

Day 6

Koh Kong Beach Retreat - Unwinding in Coastal Paradise

Venturing to the coastal province of Koh Kong, you find yourself in a secluded oasis of luxury.

Join us on the daily sunset cruise on the River Tatai to admire Cambodia’s bold, bright, and colourful sunset. It’s the perfect way to transition into evening and start your night with a spark of magic.

Watch in awe as the sun paints the sky with colours that change from brilliant blues to deep yellows, oranges, pinks and reds. The spectacular changing light of sunset will add a whole new dimension to your Canvas & Orchids Retreat experience.

Cruises the waters of Tatai River with its warm ocean breeze as the descending darkness embraces you in the lush green of the rainforest. The misty mountains appear closer as the tropical sun dips to the horizon and transforms the skies into a colourful spectacle.

Before the sun sets, with the calm waters and the natural sounds of the rainforest enhancing your relaxed mood, you can sit back and relax with a glass of wine or soft drink and indulge your senses on an unforgettable sunset river cruise.

Return to the resort, a private dinner awaits, featuring a meticulously curated menu inspired by the finest local ingredients.

Day 7

Koh Kong: Time Travel - Lose in the Mangrove

Another highlight of the area, we visit The Mangrove Forest.

Prepare yourself for a full day of new experiences! Leaving around 10 am, depending on the tide, you will cruise towards the coast, deep into the mangroves, to experience the calmness and natural bounty of this watery paradise. Colourful birds might also be just flying over the mangroves as you navigate.

Depending on the season, your local guide might suggest some quiet “beach time” on a sand barge that surfaces upon the low tide, close to the mangrove forests.

We will serve food & drinks en route as you glide down the waterway. You could also visit our small village of Koh Andet, located next to the Resort, where you can see our pagoda and the small school we actively support.

Heading back to Canvas & Orchids, you may ride on the boat or paddle back on your kayaks!

As night falls, you return to your resort, where a candlelit dinner by the beach sets the stage for a memorable evening.

Day 8

Koh Kong: Nature's Spa - Tatai Waterfall by Boat

One of the region’s must-sees, we visit Tatai Waterfall.

If the waterfalls are mighty and not easy to access in the rainy season, the lower water flow makes the falls very friendly and enjoyable to explore during the dry season (Dec to May).

Some degree of fitness is necessary to be able to fully enjoy this tour. Away from the tranquillity of Canvas & Orchids Retreat, the thunder of the majestic Tatai Falls reveals the river’s true power as it drops six meters to the rocks below. Depending on the tide, you leave at 10 am for a 45-minute ride to the falls.

Turning into a tributary you head into the heart of the Cardamom rainforest accompanied by the far-off sounds of exotic birds and its secretive wildlife. Within minutes you are at journey’s end, gazing down into the turbulent waters of the waterfalls.

Soon it’s time for lunch. Maybe take a few moments for a natural hydro-massage and a refreshing drink as you find some shade for a picnic and open your senses to the sights and sounds of the jungle. We will also have some kayaks available for you to try out for some extra fun and adventure.

After leaving the falls, depending on the season, we might stop at the mouth of a small river where you can kayak to a traditional Cambodian farm where you will see rice fields and tropical fruit trees.

Returning to your luxurious resort, a romantic candlelit dinner awaits at a scenic spot, where the harmonious blend of flavors reflects the region's culinary prowess.

Day 9

Private Transfer to Kampot - A Riverside Haven

Leaving behind the coastal paradise, you embark on a private transfer to Kampot, a riverside town revered for its enchanting charm. As you arrive at your luxury riverside hotel, a sense of tranquility washes over you. The captivating views of the river and the distant mountains provide the backdrop for a serene retreat.

Explore the town's colonial architecture and immerse yourself in its laid-back ambiance. A gastronomic delight awaits as you savor Kampot's renowned pepper-infused cuisine, expertly prepared at a riverside restaurant.

Day 10

Kampot: A Day of Pure Relaxation

Today is you day to simply put your feet up and relax. Sip cocktails in your hotel or explore the quaint town yourself.

Day 11

Kampot: Bokor National Park - Exploring Mystical Landscapes

Venture into the mystical realm of Bokor National Park, a place where nature and history intertwine. Ascend the winding roads to the park's summit, where a misty wonderland unfolds before your eyes.

Explore the eerie remains of the abandoned French colonial hill station, its crumbling buildings telling tales of a bygone era. As you navigate the mist-shrouded trails, you encounter exotic flora and fauna, the air filled with a sense of mystery.

A gourmet picnic in this ethereal setting offers a moment of tranquility amidst nature's grandeur.

Day 12

Kampot - Kep: The Wonders Continue

Delve into the coastal wonders of Cambodia as you bid farewell to Kampot and set off for the idyllic town of Kep. Embark on a scenic drive along the picturesque coastline, where turquoise waters meet verdant landscapes. Arrive in Kep, known for its tranquil beaches and relaxed atmosphere.

Immerse yourself in the charm of this coastal retreat as you check into your luxurious 4-star accommodation, offering breathtaking views of the Gulf of Thailand. Indulge in a leisurely afternoon exploring Kep's renowned crab market, where local fishermen showcase their freshest catches.

In the evening, savor a delectable seafood dinner at a waterfront restaurant, savoring the flavors of the sea as the sun sets on the horizon. Afterward, take a leisurely stroll along the serene promenade, enjoying the cool ocean breeze and the rhythmic sound of the waves crashing against the shore.

Day 13

Kep: Revel in the beauty

Revel in the beauty of Kep as you embark on a full day of exploration. Begin your day with a visit to Kep National Park, a lush sanctuary adorned with tropical flora and fauna. Trek through verdant trails, ascending to viewpoints that offer panoramic vistas of the surrounding coastline and the iconic Rabbit Island.

Continue your journey with a visit to the intriguing Phnom Chhnork Cave, a hidden gem nestled amidst limestone cliffs. Explore the ancient cave temple and marvel at the intricate carvings that adorn its walls, revealing the rich history of the region.

In the afternoon, embark on a leisurely boat ride to Rabbit Island, a tropical paradise renowned for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters.

Spend the afternoon basking in the sun, swimming in the turquoise sea, or simply unwinding in a hammock under the shade of coconut trees.

Day 14

Kep: Phnom Penh: Bid farewell to the tranquil shores

Bid farewell to the tranquil shores of Kep as you make your way back to the vibrant capital city of Phnom Penh. Immerse yourself in the bustling streets, where the old and new converge in a captivating blend of history and modernity.

Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, check into your luxurious 4-star accommodation, situated in the heart of the city. The afternoon will be yours to enjoy as you please.

As the day draws to a close, savor a farewell dinner at a renowned restaurant, relishing the flavors of Cambodian cuisine one last time. Reflect on the memories made throughout your journey, as you prepare for your departure the next day.

Day 15

Phnom Penh - Departure

Transfer to the airport, where your luxury journey comes to an end.

Depart with cherished memories, a deeper appreciation for Cambodia's rich culture and natural wonders, and a longing to return to this enchanting land of ancient temples, serene coastlines, and warm hospitality.

Accommodation

Included

  • Private Guide & Tour Leader
  • Private Driver
  • Domestic flights
  • All Meals Mentioned in Itinerary
  • VAT & Taxes
  • Angkor Watt Pass
  • Sunset boat ride on the tranquil moat of Angkor Thom
  • Traditional Khmer cooking class
  • Visit the opulent Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda
  • Explore the historic Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields
  • Sunset cruise along the Mekong River with panoramic city views
  • Adventurous jungle trek in the Cardamom Mountains
  • Kampot Sunset River Cruise
  • Visit the Kep Crab Market and savor a delicious seafood lunch
  • Kep National Park tour with visits to Phnom Chhnork Cave
  • Boat ride to Rabbit Island
  • Farewell dinner at a fine-dining restaurant showcasing Khmer fusion cuisine

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for Guides
  • Any visas required (Please bring one photo-passport)
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Optional activities

Essential Information

Visas:

If entering Cambodia by air, most nationalities will be granted a 30-day stay on arrival without needing a visa.

If you have a UK or US passport, you do not need a visa to enter Cambodia. You can stay for up to 30 days if arriving by air or up to 15 days if arriving by land.

This is referred to as a visa exemption. Upon arrival, you may be required to present your return ticket and complete a landing card.

If you plan to stay longer than 30 days, you must apply for a visa before traveling to Cambodia. It's important to avoid overstaying, as doing so may result in fines or detention. Double-check your departure date to ensure compliance. Please note that visa extensions can be obtained in Cambodia at any immigration office for a fee of approximately 2000THB. We recommend verifying the latest entry requirements by consulting your national foreign travel office. For UK citizens, this information can be found in the Foreign Travel Advice section of https://www.gov.uk.

If you intend to enter Cambodia multiple times via land borders during your travels, it is advisable to obtain a 60-day multiple entry visa from your embassy or consulate before you travel. This is preferable to attempting to obtain a visa at the border on multiple occasions, as it may lead to being denied re-entry into the country.

For the most up-to-date information on visa requirements, we suggest contacting the Cambodian embassy in your country. You can find more information at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/cambodia.

Travel Insurance:

Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate in any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your Tour leader/ local representative, who will take note of your insurance details and emergency contact number. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability of luggage, cancellation, curtailment and loss and personal effects, alongside covid-19 cover.

If you would like to obtain cover for your trip please feel free to contact specialist Insurance Brokers, Campbell Irvine Direct for a quote. GoKo Travels is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Campbell Irvine Ltd who are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority .

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Covid-19:

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  1. For more up to date information regarding the current travel restrictions within Cambodia, please click here

Addtionally, you can email: info@gokotravels.com and a GoKo Travel Manager will get back to you as soon possible with all the relevant information.

Travel With Confidence:

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all of our travellers, leaders, suppliers and staff remains our top priority. Not only have we updated our booking policies so you can flexibly amend booking arrangements before departure and get the most out of your holidays while away, we have also introduced new measures and safety guidelines so you can travel with GoKo Travels safely and securely.

What does this new booking policy mean for me?:

Fully Flexible bookings for peace of mind - We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why GoKo Travels have updated our booking policies, so you now have full flexibility to change your travel plans if needed.

Our flexible booking policy includes:

(a) Free date changes up to 45days prior to departure - with no interest or added fees

(b) Full refund giving if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

(c) You can now lock in your trip with a small refundable deposit and then pay the rest in instalments whenever you like, with no interest or fees.

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Giving Back

As part of our commitment to preserving planet earth, we donate 3% of our profits to GoKo Travel's registered non-for-profit, "The GoKo Earth Preservation".

The GoKo Earth Preservation has been set up to protect and preserve the natural habitats of our planet and to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of threatened environments and endangered species around the globe. This is achieved through rewilding, reforestation and marine conservation projects, alongside local community support.

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Support the purchase of our very own GoKo Rainforest reserve - preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species in the world's most important habitat.

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Assisting Marine Conservation

With your help, we can buy boats to support marine conservation; securing the future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

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Creating New National Parks

By helping with the creation of new parks, we can support local economies, empower native communities and put healthy landscapes into permanent protection.

Looking to Carbon Offset?

Although all of our GoKo holidays promise to warm your hearts, we don’t want it to contribute to warming the planet.

Upon request, we can help you go Carbon Neutral. Thanks for our contacts, we can support a 3-step carbon offset scheme to calculate and neutralise your holiday footprint, allowing you to travel conscious free. This covers every step of the journey where you travel with us, from international flights to hotel heating, transport, food and more.

If requested, the GoKo Carbon Offsetting scheme does not focus on just planting trees, but rather the purchasing, persevering and protecting standing forests from deforestation and degradation - helping revive forests back to full health and avoiding the release of stored carbon. This also enables the regeneration of degraded habitats, which gradually re-absorb atmospheric CO2.

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