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Tour of Cambodia - Explore Totally New Horizons

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 11 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 12 people
Destination(s): Cambodia  
Specialty Categories: Motorcycle Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 840 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1010 Pound Sterling (GBP)

The successor-state of the mighty Khmer Empire, which ruled much of what is now Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, Cambodia boasts a rich culture, a weathered French-era capital and impressive natural scenery. Food is decent, hotels are comfortable, people are nice and scenery and historic monuments unbelievable. It will not be only riding, you will explore walking, swim under the waterfalls and in the South China Sea and ride a bicycle around Angkor Wat temples. Two days in the seaside resort on Eastern seaboard of Thailand, a day and a half in Angkor, a day in Pnom Penh - Killing Fields, three days exploring the North West and Central Cambodia, two days in the South of the country, a day along Thailand's SE coast and finally a day and half in Bangkok for shopping.

Tour Itinerary

Days 1 - 2: (Jomtien Beach and ride to Aranyaprathet (Thai-Cambodian border) Your fellow travelers will be arriving at all times from around the world today, so there are no arranged activities for the daytime. Our taxi driver will pick you up at Bangkok Airport and take you to our base hotel on Jomtien Beach. We will hold a meeting in the evening when everyone arrives. You will get a note at reception explaining this. Accommodation with breakfast on Jomtien Beach (base hotel). In the morning of Day 2 free to relax and get rid of jet-lag. We shall leave the hotel at 1 p.m. after the lunch. Please pack things not needed on the tour and deposit your suitcases with the bell captain at the time of check out. Afternoon ride to Aranyaprathet (Hotel and Thai/Cambodian border crossing) is on a new four lane highway and it takes about four hours (including stops).

Days 3 - 4: (Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap and Angkor wat temples) After the breakfast 6 km ride to the border. There we have to do all the formalities (visas for Cambodia, temporary export of motorcycles). We shall waste about one hour with bureaucracy. Next will be a 150 km ride on dirt road to Siem Reap ( Hotel and Angkor Wat). We shall cross about 50 bridges - some in urgent need of repair. On th way we shall stop in a small town Sisophon for a lunch. Day 4 Today we shall visit Angkor Wat complex. We shall rent bicycles in the town because motorcycles are not allowed. You will see many locals riding scooters though. We shall do short tour (35 km) but will visit the most important temples. Accommodation with breakfast in Siem Reap.

Days 5 - 6: (Ride to Pnom Penh and the Cambodian Coast) The best roads in Cambodia and beautiful scenery. We shall stop for lunch in Kampong Thom and visit the centre of Pnom Penh (Hotel, Silver Pagoda, Royal Palace and Market). Day 6 After the breakfast we shall ride 20 km to the Killing Fields (Choeung Ek). There we shall visit the memorial and the burial grounds. After the lunch we shall ride to the Cambodian Coast - South China Sea. Accommodation with breakfast in Sihanoukville.

Days 7 - 8: (Ride through Elephant and Cardamom mountains and the Eastern Coast of Thailand) The day will start with 90 km of ride on good asphalt road for Pnom Penh. Then the road branches and 160 km of dirt road over Cardamom mountains follows. Rare villages and jungles follow. This is definitely not a place to run out of petrol or have a breakdown. On the way we shall cross four rivers (ferries) and visit magnificent river rapids (excellent for swimming). Accommodation with breakfast in Ko Kong. Day 8 In the morning we shall cross the bridge at Ko Kong and arrive to Thai border after 7 km ride. The road to Jomtien is excellent with a beautiful scenery as we ride along the Eastern coast. Accommodation with breakfast on Jomtien Beach (base hotel).

Days 9 - 10: (Jomtien Beach and Bangkok) Bikes are collected in the morning and all day is yours. If you are tired after the tour you can relax by the pool or on the beach, if not you can do some local sightseeing and shopping. Usually the group has a last farewell dinner this day. Accommodation with breakfast on Jomtien Beach (base hotel). On Day 10 the taxi picks you up in the morning to take you to your next destination-Bangkok hotel. Bangkok has many sights to see and it is true shopping Mecca. Accommodation with breakfast in Bangkok.

Day 11: (Bangkok-flight departure) Depending on your flight departure you can arrange the taxi to the airport with the hotel reception. Most of the flights to Europe are late at night giving you an extra day in Bangkok. Check out time from the room is at noon but you can make late check out arrangements (hotel will not charge you extra if they are not really fully booked) or you can simply deposit your luggage at the reception for the day. Do not forget to keep 500 Thai Baht for Airport Departure Tax.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: Thailand
Joined InfoHub: May 2003

Avalon Asia was formed three years ago. The company specializes in guided and self-guided motorcycle tours in Thailand. We have small size guided tour groups (up to 10 motorcycles) in order to keep high quality. Motorcycle riders have also a chance to explore various parts of Thailand alone on self-guided tours...

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