Cambodia Romantic Holiday

The many sights, sounds and flavours of Cambodia have inspired this journey from bustling capital Phnom Penh. To relaxing beaches and amazing seafood of Sihanoukville, and peaceful moments in Siem Reap. We discover everything this beautiful country has to offer. Not only visiting it’s fantastic sights and attractions, but also enjoy every single moment at pristine beach for a perfect tropical getaway, with facilities for swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving.

At a GlanceCambodia View of Wat Leu in Sinhanoukville
Day 1   Phnom Penh – Arrival and transfer to hotel
Day 2   Phnom Penh City Tour
Day 3   Transfer from Phnom Penh to Koh Kong
Day 4   Koh Kong – Day at Leisure
Day 5   After breakfast depart for Sihanoukville
Day 6   Free time to explore Sihanoukville
Day 7   Free time to explore Sihanoukville
Day 8   Speed boat to mainland & fly to Siem Riep
Day 9   Visit the Angkor Temple
Day 10  Visit the Remote Temple
Day 11  Siem Reap – Departure

Home of the mystical Angkor Wat (one of the wonders of the world), Cambodia is a romantic and honeymoon destination full of history and beauty.

Be sure to taste some local dishes as the food is something not to be missed. Good food combined with friendly and helpful locals makes for a pleasant holiday for everyone.

Couples on a romantic holiday will enjoy the adventure of visiting such an exotic location.  However not to worry, Cambodia is home to some of the most luxurious accommodation around.

Immerse yourself in popular locations like Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Here history and the culture is so thick you can almost grab it with your hands. Cambodia is a great choice as the sole destination of a loved-up short break or a romantic getaway.

Best time to travel

When it comes to choosing the best time of year to visit Cambodia, couples planning a romantic vacation should consider the tropical climate. The rainy season falls between June and October, while the rest of the year is mostly dry.

A  romantic holiday in Cambodia will not be quickly forgotten; with beaches, jungles, charming villages. To bustling cities and stunning temples, and its rich culture, couples will delight in discovering Cambodia.

Visit the majestic temple city of Angkor Wat – a 500-acre site surrounded by beautiful moats. It has been a place of worship since the 12th century and has a sophisticated structure with towers made up of ascending concentric walls. Whilst there, our Local Specialist – an eminent Khmer scholar – will share his expert knowledge and tell you what he knows about the site.

Additional information

Hotel Rating4 Star, 5 Star
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Day 1

Phnom Penh – Arrival (D)
* Upon arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport you will be met by our representative who will assist you through immigration. Transfer to the hotel; and check-in
* Later in the afternoon; we enjoy a leisurely cruise with a private dinner catered by our well-known chef; the meal today is a grill and BBQ along with a free flow of drinks (local beers; soft drinks; and soda; champagne)
* Enjoy your meal while watching the sunset and taking in the sights along the river bank including many local Cambodian families and friends socializing.
* You will earn a rare; but great opportunity to see the floating villages and fishermens activities.
* Cruise back to the port and transfer back to your hotel.
* Overnight at your hotel in Phnom Penh.
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Day 2

Phnom Penh City Tour (B)
* Breakfast at your hotel.
* After breakfast we visit the Royal Palace; the private quarters of the Royal Palace are now home to the royal family and are therefore closed to the public.
* At the northern end of the palace grounds is the Silver Pagoda; the most sacred temple in the country.
* We then have a sightseeing tour of Phnom Penh begining with a visit to the National Museum; which is dedicated exclusively to Khmer art and sculpture.
* The majority of the exhibits are from the Angkor period from 9th to 15th century; but some date from as early as the 4th century.
* We continue to one of the city’s lively open markets; Psar Toul Tom Pong; all called the Russian Market where anything and everything is for sale!
* Overnight at your hotel in Phnom Penh.
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Day 3

Phnom Penh – Koh Kong (B)
* After breakfast; meet with your diver (no guide) for your transfer to Koh Kong which is about a 4 hour drive.
* On arrival check-in at the 4 Rivers Eco-lodge.
* The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure.
* Away from the tourist trail to ancient civilizations; there is another country . . . a land of unspoilt virgin forest; rare orchids and fragrant frangipani; the startling colours and calls of birds of paradise; secretive jungle creatures and a perfumed air of peace and solitude. This ecological miracle deserves an environmentally friendly resort that captures the imagination while offering the luxury and high-end facilities of a four-star boutique resort. Peaceful seclusion; privacy; luxury; exclusivity . . .
* Overnight at your hotel in Koh Hong.
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Day 4

Koh Kong – Free at Leisure (B)
* Breakfast at your hotel and the rest of the day is free at leisure.
* Overnight at your hotel in Koh Kong.
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Day 5

Koh Kong – Sihanoukville (B)
* Breakfast at your hotel.
* After breakfast you will depart for Sihanoukville with our driver (No guide); it will take about 3 hours driving.
* Upon arrival in Sihanoukville pier; catch the SIC speed boat to Koh Kong.
* The island features some fabulous environments; from lush jungle to exotic savannah; fringed by a stunning shoreline brimming with reefs.
* You will find a multitude of unexplored islands; each with their own pristine beaches.
* Sok San Beach resort is a Khmer-styled beach resort that offers a tasteful blend of nature and comfort.
* There is a wide range of activities; both in the sea or land based that you can enjoy.
* You can indulge in fishing; scuba diving; boating; kayaking through to trekking; cooking classes; bush walking; quad bike tours to just relaxing on the beach or enjoying a massage in our spa.
* Overnight at Sok San Beach Resort.
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Day 6

Sihanoukville – Free at leisure (B)
* Breakfast at your hotel.
* After breakfast you are free to explore Sihanoukville or spend the day on the beach.
* Overnight at Sok San Beach Resort
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Day 7

Sihanoukville – Free at leisure (B)
* Breakfast at your hotel.
* After breakfast you are free to explore Sihanoukville or spend the day on the beach.
* Overnight at Sok San Beach Resort
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Day 8

Sihanoukville – Siem Reap by Flight (B)
* After breakfast; you have free time until we catch the SIC speed boat to the mainland and transfer overland to Sihaoukville airport for the flight to Siem Reap
* On arrival; check in to your hotel and the rest of the day is free at leisure to do your own exploring.
* Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
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Day 9

Siem Reap – Angkor Temple (B/L)
* After breakfast; enjoy a visit the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat.
* This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares.
* We stroll around this massive edifice; seeing the many galleries with columns; libraries; pavilions; courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and continue to Ta Prohm Temple.
* Private Lunch at a beautiful traditional Khmer wooden house overlooking the royal bathing pool of Srah Srang; once used by the ancient Khmer kings and their concubines to bathe; this is a celebrated spot for watching sunrise and sunset.
* In a serene setting amid the rural village atmosphere of Angkor; you will find a wide range of original experiences from dining; cooking classes and cocktails to yoga and quiet meditation. It is the perfect place for a private escape from the crowds around Angkor during the heat of the day.
* Unwind or indulge; its the perfect complement to the majestic temples.
* Continue on to visit Angkor Thom City; this includes the Bayon Temple; the Royal Enclosure; the Terrace of Elephant and the Preah Khan Temple.
* We continue on to Kong Kear Angkor and then to the Tonle Oum west gate of Angkor Thom leading to the south gate.
* Enjoy some red or white wine with snacks whilst watching the sun set behind the surrounding jungle.
* Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
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Day 10

Siem Reap – Remote Temple (B)
* After breakfast; you will visit Wat Damnak; one of Siem Reap’s most beautiful pagodas.
* The French colonial architecture reflects its history and serene-looking Buddhist statues positioned around the spacious grounds create a tranquil atmosphere.
* Bring candles and incense sticks to the pagoda to participate in a private blessing ceremony; performed by the resident monks.
* Sit on a hand-woven mat while the monks chant ritual blessings and sprinkle holy water (believed to offer good luck) before tying a sacred thread around your wrist.
* The monks will offer you a small keepsake to remind you of this special moment.
* We leave for a 1.5 hour drive through the Cambodian countryside to reach the sprawling jungle temple of Beng Mealea; constructed in a distinctly Angkor Wat style by King Suyavarman II in the early 12th century;
* Beng Mealea preceded and may have served as a prototype for Angkor Wat. Today the temple is largely overrun by vegetation and the stone walls are crumbling which adds to its charm in a unique way.
* Accessibility has improved as elevated walkways have been set up throughout most of the temple; although to see all corners does require a sense of adventure as you will need to climb over stone blocks or walk through narrow passageways.
* Visit the floating village of Kampong Khleang; one of the largest settlements on the Tonle Sap Lake. Living on water is an art the Khmer people have mastered over the course of time.
* Board a local boat and visit a floating house where a picnic lunch is set up for you.
* Observe the local customs and talk with your hosts about the difficulties they face living on the water.
* After lunch we continue exploring the small island; which is home to a bustling market; a pagoda; a school and a health centre before returning to Siem Reap.
* Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
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Day 11

Siem Reap – Departure (B)
* After breakfast we depart for Siem Reap airport.
* On arrival at the airport you will board your flight for your onward destination.
* Services end at Siem Reap airport.
* Thank you for choosing Azure Travel for your Cambodia experience. We value your patronage and look forward to serving you again in the near future.

* Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
* Excellent English speaking guide
* Private air-conditioned transportation
* Accommodation shared in double room as mentioned with daily breakfast
* Meals as mentioned
* All entrance fees
* Water & tissue during the tour
* No extra charge after services confirmation
* 24/7 support 

* Personal expenses, meals and drinks unless otherwise specified
* Travel insurance
* Visa fee to Cambodia of USD 30 per person
* Tipping
* Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any

* The above rate is LAND ONLY, and EXCLUDES ALL INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
* Seasonal Supplements MAY apply
* Rates valid at time of quoting, and all subject to any exchange rate fluctuations, airlines and supplier rate changes and fuel levies.

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Rates valid for travel between 01 August to 30 September 2017.
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Cambodia View of Wat Leu in Sinhanoukville
Cambodia Beng Mealea temple overgrown by the jungle
Cambodia Ta Prohm Temple with ficus tree grown out of the ruins
Cambodia view of a street in Koh Kong with bicycle and motorbike with trailer
Cambodia View of Wat Leu in Sinhanoukville
Cambodia view of Sok San beach Resort showing grass umbrella and beach loungers
Cambodia Golden Lions statue in Sihanoukville
Cambodia view of Koh Kong beach
Cambodia view of room at the 4 rivers eco lodge
Cambodia Phnom Penh view of the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda
Cambodia street view in Siem Reap