Phnom Penh | Siem Reap | Bangkok | Kanchanaburi
Discover the delights of both Cambodia and Thailand in this 11 day holiday which journeys through the magnificent landmarks of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap before moving on to bustling Bangkok, the River Kwai and the ancient city of Kanchanaburi.
Day 1 - Phnom Penh
Arrive in to Phnom Penh and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the city. This afternoon you will take in the cities highlights including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.
Day 2 - Siem Reap
After breakfast you will travel to the airport for a short flight to Siem Reap. After checking in at your hotel you will travel to Angkor Wat, the largest temple complex in the world. Marvel at the intricate carvings and the sheer scale of the place, which took almost 30 years to build. You can explore with your guide during the afternoon before watching the sunset and returning to your hotel.
Spend the day discovering Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmers. You'll see the elephant terrace and the stunning Bayon Temple before visiting Preah Khan an extensive monastic complex covering over 56 hectares.
There's a morning visit to Ta Prohm Temple today, which is
undoubtedly the most atmospheric ruin at Angkor. Having been
virtaully swallowed by the jungle the labyrinth of stone hallways
is overgrown with roots and massive banyan trees. This afternoon
you can visit the citadel of women, one of the jewels in this
Day 5 - Bangkok
Enjoy a boat trip on Ton Le Sap lake this morning and see the floating fishing villages. Afterwards travel to the airport for your onward flight to Bangkok where you will be met and transferred in to the centre of Bangkok for a three night stay at the luxurious Furama Hotel on Silom road.
The Furama Silom is placed right in the heart of the city's most
exciting shopping and entertainment district. Just a 10
minute walk away from the nearest Sky Train station which will
provide you with efficient access to the best that Bangkok has to
offer. For some relaxation after a long day shopping and
sightseeing, head for the city's green heart, Lumphini park or back
at the hotel enjoy a swim in the rooftop pool with its amazing
views of the city. In the evening take a stroll to the famous
Patpong night market to haggle for all those souvenirs!
Day 8 - Kanchanaburi
Today marks the start of a real adventure as you travel by traditional 3rd class rail to Kanchanaburi to see the famous bridge over the River Kwai. You will be met on arrival at the train station for a short journey to your hotel which is just moments away from the bridge and there's plenty of free time to explore this at your own pace.
We have included a tour to the Erawan National Park where you
will take a guided walk along the nature trail through magnificent
mountain scenery. You'll see waterfalls and lots of native trees,
plants and birdlife. There's time to swim here before lunch.
Day 10 - Bangkok
Travel back to Bangkok today to enjoy a final night in the bustling city's capital. Make the most of your final hours, visit the golden palaces, tranquil temples and lively markets or simply relax and dine in the many bars and restaurants.
Day 11 - Farewell
Take in as you head back to the airport for to catch your flight back to the UK.
This suggested itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Asia. It can be booked as it is or changed to suit your requirements.
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