Cambodia in Style
Explore Cambodia’s highlights in style on this 7 day tour; staying at the renowned Raffles hotels, with special experiences included to make your trip even more memorable.
Arrive Phnom PenhPhnom Penh
Phnom Penh was once considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the Orient, and despite its recent turbulent history, it still retains a colonial charm. This afternoon depart on a city tour in a typical cyclo visiting Wat Phnom, the National Museum and the Royal Palace, home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. This evening relax at Raffles’ famous Elephant Bar. Accommodation Options
Explore Phnom PenhPhnom Penh
This morning will give you an insight into local life. Enjoy a cycling tour along the far bank of the Mekong River and onto a small nearby island with farmland, small villages and silk weaving houses. Return for lunch at Le Lotus Blanc, a training restaurant that provides education and job training to street children. This afternoon gain insight into Cambodia’s recent dark history on a visit to the remarkable Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and onwards to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek Accommodation Options
Phnom Penh to Siem ReapSiem Reap
Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Siem Reap is the base for exploring the fabled temples of Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer empire. This afternoon, visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom - the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire - by local tuk tuk. Then on to Bayon Temple, well-known for its 54 towers with enigmatic faces Accommodation Options
The Temples of AngkorSiem Reap
Start early to catch the sunrise at Angkor Wat – it surely is a memorable experience to see the first rays of the sun slowly appear over the five iconic towers. Return to the hotel and relax by the pool or with a treatment in the spa. In the late afternoon enjoy a relaxing cruise, with drinks and canapés, in a gondola paddle boat at the moat of Angkor Thom while watching sunset at Prasat Chroung temple Accommodation Options
Cooking Class & Temple TourSiem Reap
Learn the art of Khmer cuisine at Raffles this morning with the Royal Khmer Cuisine Cooking Class; starting with a trip to the local market and ending with lunch that you have helped prepare. In the afternoon travel into the countryside: visiting the Golden Silk Pheach Farm, before continuing onto the pretty temple of Banteay Srei, the “Citadel of the Women”. Accommodation Options
Siem Reap Arts & CraftsSiem Reap
This morning is all about art and crafts. Visit the workshop of Eric Raisina, whose signature products have become sought after in Parisian fashion houses, and the studio of Cambodian artist Lim Muy Theam. This afternoon there is a choice of two optional tours; a boat trip on Tonlé Sap Lake where you will have the opportunity to learn about life on the lake. Or discover the temples of Angkor from a bird’s eye view on a 20-minute helicopter flight (supplement applies) Accommodation Options
Depart Siem Reap for your journey home or extend your stay with a beach break, city stopover, or explore further in Vietnam, Laos or Thailand.