From its ancient monuments to pristine golden beaches, you will experience the romance that emanates from temples surrounded by jungle on this custom tailored tour. Indulge in the charm of secluded beaches and crystal-clear sea. The wonders of history are carved into the walls and the elegance of French Colonial architecture brings the romance of street-side cafes to you. From private islands to ancient cities, newly uncovered artifacts to candlelit dinners, when you come to Cambodia you discover...
Siem Reap - Adoring History
Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway to the ancient city of Angkor. The city’s historic center is vivacious with French architecture. The upper-story windows are long and graceful, topped with arching glass, and decorated with wooden shutters. The scent of fresh baguettes and pressed coffee are exhilarating. Away from the central market, you find the township alongside the Siem Reap River. Cows draw large carts often filled with produce, from lettuce to bananas. The combination of traditional culture and modern luxury abounds.
Your private transfer meets you at the airport and takes you to your gorgeous hotel. After you check-in, your private guide will escort you to the Small Circuit of temples that will introduce you to the famous Khmer Empire. Ta Prohm reached cinematic fame in the movie Tomb Raider, with Angelina Jolie. Space continues to enthrall with its romantic display of nature overtaking manmade structures. The 12th-century temple sits in the jungle, surrounded by fertile grass, towering ficus, and silk trees.
You find private niches and hidden corners that make you feel like you’ve stumbled upon your own romantic temple. At the eastern entrance pavilion, you find tree roots wrapping around the stone and almost covering the rotunda. The tree stands tall on the support of the edifice as the forest reclaims the structure. Thirty-nine separate towers continue to rise above the jungle. Jayavarman faces decorate the entrance gates; the slight smiles have intrigued archeologists for centuries. The balance of nature and civilization is stunning. The image is nothing less than romantic.
Siem Reap - A Delicate Collection
Angkor Wat - Passionate Sunrise
Phnom Penh - Countryside to City-side
Phnom Penh - Illustrious Stones
Sihanoukville - The Past Informs the Future
Sihanoukville - The Warmth of Gold
Sihanoukville - Paradise Found
Phnom Penh - A Returning Sensation
- Witness a romantic sunrise over the treasured temple of Angkor Wat
- Explore the sensational artistry of the Banteay Srei temple complex
- Enjoy a couple’s exploration of the jungle temples in Angkor’s Small Circuit
- Discover the exceptional jewels displayed in the Silver Pagoda
- Indulge in the secluded beachside luxuries of Sihanoukville
- Create unforgettable memories in the unique amorousness of jungle temples, golden beaches, and charming French Colonial architecture
The secrets of Cambodia are yours to uncover on this 9-day romantic journey. Watch the sunrise cast a golden glow over Angkor Wat. Explore the tremendous ancient bas-relief carvings at Banteay Srei. Relax on the welcoming gold sand beaches of Sihanoukville. There is no end to the beauty of the country, from cityscape to seaside, jungle to paddy fields. The landscape is captivating and the passion is palpable. From palaces to monuments, private boats to private tours, you will be swept up in the county’s historic romance.
Your getaway begins with your arrival in Siem Reap. After you check-in to the hotel you will have a private tour of the Small Circuit of Angkor. The following morning you will visit Banteay Srei, a temple complex famed for its elegance, followed by the Grand Circuit of Angkor. In the evening you can experience a traditional Khmer Apsara show. When dawn sweeps over the sky you will watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat before visiting the award-winning Artisans d’Angkor. En route to Phnom Penh you can visit local villages to experience the true cultural life of Cambodia.
A half-day tour of Phnom Penh will show you the National Museum and the Royal Palace. The temple of Wat Phnom is where the city gets its name. In the morning you will explore the Toul Sleng Museum and the Choeung Ek Memorial before leaving for Sihanoukville. The beachside community is relaxed and charming. The next two days will have you enjoying the water and surrounding mountainous foliage at your leisure. Spend time windsurfing or snorkeling. Lounge on the beach and picnic at Kbal Chhay Waterfall. The days are yours to indulge in.
Your final day in Cambodia will find you returning to Phnom Penh to make your flight home. Or, you may consider adding on to this 9-day tour. For trip extension ideas, you may want to browse the reviews for Cambodia tour companies.
$1,615 per person (excluding international flights)
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