Sunrise over Ta Prohm embodies the essence of discovery, and the escalating chorus of the Kecak Fire Dance expresses the epic tone of Balinese legend. Your custom tailored tour takes you on an exploration of multiple cities to experience the lifestyles, histories, and cultures of Cambodia and Bali. Ancient temples hide beneath the jungle canopy and stand atop breathtaking cliffs. Fishermen cast nets into rushing rivers and calm ocean waters. Monkeys guard secluded trails and villages stand on...
Phnom Penh – The Warmth of Cambodia
Phnom Penh conjures images of shimmering spires rising out of the Royal Palace and monks draped in saffron robes walking down the wide boulevards. Markets fill with the aromas of captivating spices and cafes emanate the scent of freshly roasted coffee and succulent cuisines. Your flight lands at Phnom Penh International Airport, where your private transfer meets you upon arrival. The city stands at the confluence of the Mekong, Bassac and Tonle Sap Rivers, combining big-city elegance with provincial charm. Trees line the lanes and frame French colonial mansions. Fishing boats move with the river current in search of filling their nets. You settle into the comforts of your luxurious hotel at the heart of the city, offering you the remainder of the day at leisure.
For a perfect introduction to Khmer culture and history, you can visit the National Museum, which was erected between 1917 and 1920 using traditional Khmer architectural elements. The galleries contain a millennium’s worth of masterful design and stunning sculpture wrapped around a verdant tropical courtyard. A herbaceous aroma fills the walkways beneath the rose-tinted rooftops. You first find a large fragment of an immense bronze statue depicting Vishnu. In the southern pavilion, you discover pre-Angkorian collections, offering a timeline of artwork attributed to Indian sculptors as well as the intricate detail of Khmer culture dating between the 5th and 8th centuries.
Siem Reap – Beyond the Temple Gateway
Siem Reap – Visit Angkor Wat
Siem Reap – Life On Water
Ubud – Travel from Cambodia to Bali
Ubud – Palatial Past and Sacred Trails
Ubud – To the Terraces and Beyond
Nusa Dua – Beyond the Sands
Nusa Dua – Amongst the Shores and Cliffs
Nusa Dua – Continuing Wonders
- Enjoy the view of the traditional Kecak Fire Dance performed at sunset on the magnificent cliffs of Uluwatu, Bali
- Indulge in adventure when touring Angkor Wat, including an unforgettable sunrise over the hidden temple of Ta Prohm at Angkor Wat in Cambodia
- Embrace the waves of Bali’s shores with a private surf lesson to learn the secrets of the celebrated watersport
- Traverse the trails of the Sacred Monkey Forest to find historical Hindu temples shaded beneath the canopy and surrounded by lounging monkeys
- Traverse the wide waters of Tonle Sap for an introduction to the floating villages and sunken forests
- Witness the remarkable historic architecture and detailed stone sculptures of the Lake Temple, also known as Ulun Danu Bratan
- Wander along the iconic rice terraces of Bali texturing the hillsides with beautiful landscape and historical significance
Charm and history, daily life and tropical ambiance combine during your 10-day tour of Cambodia and Bali. From the unique temple complex of Angkor Wat to the gorgeous beaches encircling the Balinese coastline, you will have an immersive experience within the bustling cities and enchanting towns, quaint villages and marvelous countryside glowing with lush flowers and curious monkeys. The adventure begins with your arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport. Your private transfer greets you and escorts you to a luxurious hotel at the heart of the Cambodian capital city.
The remainder of the day is yours to explore the wide boulevards and remnants of French colonialism. Visiting the galleries of the National Museum offers insight into the art, architecture, and culture of the Khmer. On the next day, your private transfer leads you to the airport for a brief flight to Siem Reap. Upon your arrival, your private transfer escorts you to a luxurious hotel before leading you into the Angkor Wat temple complex. Traverse the remarkable grounds at your preferred pace and take to the moat at Angkor Thom to cruise along the edges of the temple grounds. Return to Siem Reap for a relaxing evening in town.
Then, you watch the sunrise over Ta Prohm temple before continuing your exploration of Angkor. You have the afternoon at your leisure to indulge in a variety of activities taking you deeper into the culture and landscape around Siem Reap. Explore the province on a quad-bike adventure or view Angkor from the air during a helium balloon excursion. Your guide meets you at the hotel and leads you to Tonle Sap Lake to visit the fishermen and villagers on the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. Witness the house on stilts and explore the sunken forests. Continue to silk farms and visit the Banteay Srei temples before returning to Siem Reap.
Your private transfer meets you and leads you to Siem Reap International Airport for your flight to Bali. You land at Ngurah Rai International Airport before settling into the comforts of your resort-style accommodation in Ubud overlooking the lush rice paddies and rainforest of the countryside. The following day, your guide leads you on a full day tour around Ubud, taking you through the traditional rice fields. Visit historic Ubud Palace and explore the temples hidden within the trees of Sacred Monkey Forest. You visit with farmers working on the famous rice terraces on the outskirt of Ubud before venturing into the central highlands to view the gorgeous Lake Temple. Upon returning to Ubud, you can explore the famous Art Market.
Take to the water for a private surf lesson at Geger Beach. Indulge in the sand and sun across the fabulous shoreline. Visit with seaweed farmers or bask in the secluded mixture of culture and sand at Pandawa Beach. Your guide takes you around the temples of southern Bali, first visiting Tanah Lot and then the cliff-top temple of Uluwatu. In the evening, you attend a performance of the Kecak Fire Dance. On the final day, your private transfer meets you at the hotel in Nusa Dua and escorts you to the Ngurah Rai International Airport for your flight home.
$2,465 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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