Cambodia is a land of natural and man-made wonders, exotic destinations and friendly people. Traveling in Cambodia, you will have opportunity to explore lost cities and temples hidden in the jungles, discovery village smiles and remote hill tribes, amaze in the spectacular landscapes and natural wonders of the Mekong River, relax on an island in the Mekong or on board a fishing boat at sea and specially, experience an unique adventure tour – kayaking tour.
Phnom Penh – Kratie – Stung Treng
You will depart Phnom Penh by private car directly to Stung Treng and stop for lunch in Kratie. Then, you will overnight at an excellent riverside hotel with modern equipment or a nature lodge located outside of town with basic facilities, private balcony and river view.
Stung Treng – Trekking and Camping in Jungles
You will travel north by car and then by boat to a remote site on the Mekong where the tour will disembark and begin trekking through hills and pristine old growth forests. After a couple of hours of trekking, tourists will emerge from the thick jungle to a wide rock where the Mekong River drops in a spectacular waterfall over a rocky ledge. After listening to the roar of the powerful river and exploring the numerous drops, the tourists will board a boat and continue to a small island where you will set up camp on a sandy beach and enjoy dinner around a campfire. Visit Cambodia with Indochina travel Cambodia
Full day of Kayaking in Stung Treng
Awaking to the sounds of birds and rare freshwater dolphins surfacing around the island, you will begin a full-day kayaking trip down river through the remote flooded forests of Cambodia’s amazing Ramsar Wetlands. A boat will provide backup. There are many varieties of birds live in these forests. You will be provided a picnic lunch en route and then return to Stung Treng in the evening.
Biking through jungles – Homestay in Stung Treng
Leaving Stung Treng by bicycle along a scenic river route, you will pass through quiet villages and watch local river life and fishing until arriving at a deep dolphin pool where you will stop for lunch in the village and watch the rare Mekong River Dolphins. After lunch, you will transfer by car to a primary forest eco-tourism site where you can stay in a village home stay and explore the old growth forest trails and scenic creeks and rapids winding through the jungle.
Biking to Kratie
Transfering by car to the 100-Pillar Pagoda where you will explore the renowned pilgrimage site before crossing to an island by boat at a scenic area of the Mekong River is a wonderful experience. After lunch on the island, you will begin cycling along the river route and stop to visit Sambok Mountain before arriving in Kratie, a French colonial town, just in time for sunset over the river.
Kratie – Phnom Penh
You will transfer by car to the Mekong River south of Kompong Cham and board a ferry boat to cross to the Silk Islands. In this journey, you will have chance to enjoy a picnic and swim at a sandy beach on the tip of the northern-most island and make numerous excursions on the islands including visits to an island pagoda, local silk weaving communities, farms, villages and schools as we cycle across two islands. From the quiet east bank of the Mekong, you will board a two-deck cruise boat for a comfortable journey to Phnom Penh, enjoy great views of river life, fishing practices, a floating village, the four rivers region and the city and watch the sunset over the river while enjoying a BBQ dinner and drinks on board before arriving at Phnom Penh.
The Indochina Voyages team.