The Cambodia Experience

Your Itinerary

10 Day Culture & Cuisine

Throughout the 10-day program, we will take you on an incredible journey that includes exploring significant historical sites and secret “gems” favored by the locals, enjoy ancient ritual dance and modern cultural performances, marvelous markets that boast everything from customary cuisine to arts and crafts, and so much more.

2015 Available Departure Dates:

Friday, 24th April through Sunday, 3rd May (open)

August Dates Coming Soon…

Package:

$3,499 AUD

Our program price includes accommodation, transportation, meals, refreshments, as well as all fees for scheduled activities.

In order to ensure that your flight preferences are met, our pricing does not include airfare. However, if you need recommendations or assistance with booking your tickets, we’d be happy to help.

Please contact info@edventureintl.com if you have any additional questions.

Day 1

Morning & Afternoon:

Flights will arrive at Siem Reap Airport where you will be met by Stefan Jarmusz, Program Manager.

Our transportation company, Hongda Angkor Tours, will bring you to your home for the next 10 days; The Pippeli Pensione Boutique Hotel. You’ll have plenty of time to settle in and relax before the evening festivities.

Evening:

We’ll kick off the evening with a welcome happy hour complete with small bites and adult refreshments. This will be followed by a casual dinner at Haven, a vibrant, but local restaurant with ambiance that caters to a cultural dining experience with philanthropic aims to develop professional skills in their young adult employees.. You’ll be able to mix and mingle with other participants, and will be introduced to The EDventure Experience Team.

Day 2

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference. Stefan will guide you on a walking tour of the area to introduce you to your local surroundings.

Afternoon:

Lunch will be held at one of our favorite local restaurants; then we will make our way over to the Psar Chaa Old Market, where you will be able to see and experience Khmer culture and cuisine.

Evening:

We’ll have dinner at the Temple Bar, where you’ll be able to enjoy delicious food while watching a live performance of one of Cambodia’s oldest traditions: Apsara Dancing.

Day 3

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference. Later in the morning, we will share with you EDventure International’s “Make An Impact” program in Cambodia. Our desire is to provide you with a better understanding of how your individual presence and traveling with the EDventure Experience is making a substantial impact on this country.

Afternoon:

After lunch, we will make our way to the village of Phum Ou where you will be able to experience the “Make An Impact” school and community center project and better understand how collective efforts have improved, and continue to improve, a local community in a globally impactful way.

Evening:

After an exciting day of participation and interactions, we will enjoy a lovely group dinner.

Day 4

Morning:

For those who want to catch the spectacular sunrise at the Ancient Temples of Angkor Wat, breakfast will be served early. If you’d prefer to sleep in, we will have breakfast and a secondary form of transportation available late morning to visit the monumental and historically magnificent temples of Angkor Wat.

Afternoon:

We will spend most of the morning and early afternoon exploring the Temples of Angkor Wat and catch a late lunch once finished. Snacks and refreshments will be available throughout the day.

Evening:

We will wind down the day with a casual, local happy hour followed by dinner.

Day 5

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference.

Afternoon:

Feel free to lounge outdoors with a book, treat yourself to a massage or spa day, stroll through town, or revisit the endlessly intriguing Khmer markets.  We have many recommendations for day activities, and will be happy to provide you with suggestions to make the most of your free time exploring Siem Reap.

Evening:

We are excited to you introduce you to the Phare Cambodian Circus, which is a theatrical and acrobatical performance that is unparalleled.  The performance will provide you with an experience that leaves you with both a more in depth understanding of recent Khmer history as well as Cambodian culture, art, dance, and music.

Day 6

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference.

Afternoon:

This afternoon we will return to the Phum Ou Vilage to engage in a workshop session that provides you with the opportunity to share your personal experiences and expertise in a way that assists in the support and sustainability of the local village, and this developing Khmer community.

Evening:

We will regroup early in the evening for dinner and you will be able to enjoy a free night to reflect on your cultural experiences, or engage in a local activity, which our EDventure staff will be happy to organise for you.

Day 7

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference. We will head out to the Landmine Museum late morning.

Afternoon:

We will spend the early afternoon at the Landmine Museum learning about the history of the Khmer Rouge and how it has impacted Cambodia, both historically and currently.

In the late afternoon, we will engage in a very special Monk chat where you will have an opportunity to engage in conversation with a lovely man who will explain to you the meaning behind Buddhism, and how this infuses the culture of Cambodia, leaving you with a better understanding of the mentality behind the Khmer culture.

Evening:

We will hold an optional group dinner for those who want to attend. If you would prefer to dine elsewhere, we would be more than happy to set you up at your restaurant of choice.

Day 8

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference.

We will then partake in a local cooking tour, where you will better understand how cooking ingredients are sourced and the cooking techniques that are infused into the cultural cuisine of Cambodia that you have thus far experienced.

Afternoon:

Your traditional cooking tour will continue throughout most of the day.

Evening:

We will have reservations for a group dinner close by your hotel.

Day 9

Morning:

Breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference.

Afternoon:

We will have a variety of cultural activity offerings based on your preferences and will ensure that your last day in Cambodia is focused on what you’d like to see and experience more of, including a final visit to the Phum Ou village.

Evening:

We will have our final dinner together as a group to celebrate an amazing trip and provide you with departing Cambodian gifts.

Day 10

Morning:

An early breakfast will be served poolside or delivered to your room depending on your preference, then we will head to the Siem Reap Airport to ensure an on-time departure for you.

Your Trip Price Includes:

  • Airport greeting, pick up, and transportation to accommodation

  • Accommodation for 10 nights at Pippeli Pensione Boutique Hotel

  • All transportation to activities

  • All meals for the entirety of your trip

  • 60 minute pamper treatments of your choice (massage or pedicure)

  • Welcome gift

  • Happy hour drinks

  • Traditional Aspara Dancing Show and Dinner

  • Cambodian Theatrical Show

  • Angkor Wat Temples

  • Visits to Phum Ou Village, the location of EDventure’s newly built Community Centre and focus of EDventure projects

  • Market Tour

  • Food Tour

  • Cooking Class

  • Land Mine Museum

  • Monk Chat

  • Khmer Language Lessons

  • EDventure Leadership Workshop

Pre or Post Tour Options:

  • Trip to Phnom Phen (flight included, Killing Fields)

  • Island Trips

  • Trip to Thailand Islands

  • Extended travel arrangements throughout Cambodia

Contact us here for more information on these extensions.

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Need a little help deciding what to take with you? View the packing list here.