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WELLNESS JOURNEY IN CAMBODIA


From USD 960 * | from £ 700.8*

per person sharing

DAY 1        
ARRIVAL – SIEM REAP                                                 
Arrival at Siem Reap international airport by flight. You will be welcomed by your local English speaking guide then transfer to your hotel.
Note:         Official check-in time at 2:00pm. Early check-in in room is subject to available. 
A welcome drink will be provided upon check-in at your hotel with 1 hour Reflexology Foot Massage (60 min).
End of day at leisure for you to rest or enjoy your hotel facilities (no guide, no vehicle at disposal).
Dinner at leisure.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap. 

DAY 2        
SIEM REAP                                                
This morning tour with Remork (Tuk Tuk).
Before dawn, we will bring you to the mystical site of Angkor Wat, quiet at this hour of the day, for a unique sunrise. You will then explore Angkor Wat temple.
After, continue with the visit of the great South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayon, Baphuon, Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Note:    During the visit of Baphuon temple – visitors should wear shirts or blouse covering shoulders and arms and long skirts or trousers covering legs (no miniskirt or short trousers).
Lunch at local restaurant.
At the end of the afternoon, you will head to a local pagoda where you will have the opportunity to enjoy the unique experience of a private Buddhist blessing ceremony, wishing you good health and a safe journey – a very special experience to live. After blessing, you will have the possibilities chat with a true Cambodian Buddhist Monk in order to speak about Buddhism religion around a hot tea in the serenity of a pagoda.
Talking with a monk is a great way to discover and exchange about vision and philosophy of life. 
Dinner will be served at Phare Café. 
After dinner, enjoy the amazing circus show performed by the Phare Ponleu Selpak NGO. PPS is an association which supports community development through providing children, young adults and their families with social, educational, emotional and cultural support. 
Open seating in Section B - Reserved seats in the front of the stage + 1 bottle of water + 1 gift from Phare Ponleu Selpak. 
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

DAY 3        
SIEM REAP                        
Breakfast at hotel. 
Morning, half day biking tour. 
You will be picked from your hotel and transferred to the starting point: Wat La Ook (30/40 min drive). 
After a short briefing, you will ride to Roluos Market where the locals shop; you’ll find no souvenirs here, only authentic fruits and vegetables waiting to be used in traditional cooking.
On the way, you will be amazed by the scenery and have the opportunity to catch with your eyes unique moments of the Cambodian’s daily life! 
(Distance: 15 km – Duration: 1h30)
Before returning to Siem Reap you will have the opportunity to enjoy the unique experience of a Buddhist "blessing". This ritual is very popular among the Khmer intended to ward off evil spirits, such as illness or bad luck! You will leave purified and ready to enjoy travelling in our beautiful country. The ceremony will last about 20 minutes. 
TOUR INCLUDES : mountain bike rental fees, helmets, Local snack, all logistic fees as trucks for the bikes, support van, , donations to the pagodas, the alms to the monks, the set up and cleaning, the red strings, and organization fees
Lunch at leisure. 
This afternoon, you will have a cooking class.
Spend your morning to experience Cambodian cuisine at Mahob Organic farm which is located just 3km northeast of Siem Reap. 
Learn how to cook real Cambodian cuisine and gain insight into Khmer culinary culture with the enthusiasm talented local chef and his team. Participants will have a guided tour of the organic farm with the chef and will pick their own fresh vegetables and ingredient to use during their cooking class. Learn to make your own full Khmer menu with one starter, one main course and one dessert, ending with a tasting of your own prepared dishes.        
Dinner where you will taste and enjoy your prepared dishes 
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

DAY 4        
SIEM REAP                                                    
Breakfast at hotel.
This morning, participate yoga class for 01h with your private Yoga Instructor at you hotel.
You are able to choose among the following options: 
Ashtanga - Vinyasa - Yoga Flow - Hatha Flow - Restorative Yoga. 
Lunch will be served at Local Restaurant. 
This afternoon, visit of Banteay Srei, the fabled pink temple of women, so called because it is made of pink sandstone and considered a tribute to the beauty of women. Its small size, delicate carvings and remarkable state of preservation make Banteay Srei one of everyone's favorite temples. Its Apsara and male and female divinities represent the most skilled craftsmanship of sand stone carvings. 
Continue with the visit to Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful and famous temples in the area. For all would-be Mouhots and closet Indiana Jones, Ta Prohm is the perfect lost-temple-in-the-jungle: strangler figs and kapok trees entwine themselves around the ruins of Ta Prohm. Their roots burst apart even the thickest of walls, yet their clinging embrace prevents the walls' collapse.         
Then proceed to visit the Pre Rup temple which name means “ turning the body” and refers to a traditional method of cremation in which the copse’s outline is traced in the cinders, first in one direction and then in the other. It was built by Rajendravaraman II. Like its nearby predecessor, the temple consists of a pyramid-shaped temple mountain with the uppermost of the three tiers carrying five square shrines arranged as a quincunx.
Dinner at leisure. 
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

DAY 5        
SIEM REAP - DEPARTURE                                   
Breakfast at hotel.
Day at leisure for you to relax, enjoy your hotel’s facilities or have a spa treatment or go shopping in town on your own arrangement (no guide, no vehicle at disposal).
Note:    Official check-out time at your hotel is 12:00 pm. 
Appointed time with your tour guide and vehicle, you will be transferred to Siem Reap airport for your departure flight.

 

**End of services**

Includes:

•    Accommodation in half twin/double sharing room with daily breakfast at hotel.
•    Transfers and tours by air-conditioned standard vehicle with English speaking guide. 
•    Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program (3 days Angkor Pass).
•    GTS (Group Tour System) for 2 days during temples tour from 10pax up.
•    Meals (standard menu) as mentioned in the program.
•    Fresh water and towel during tour.
 


Excludes:

•    Surcharge price for peak season at hotels 
•    Surcharge price for compulsory gala dinner at hotel on 24 and 31 December 2019  
•    Surcharge price for French/German/Spanish/Italian instead of English speaking guide 
•    Transfers and visits not mention in the program. 
•    Domestic and international flight.
•    Cambodian visa fees
•    Travel insurance.
•    Early check-in and late check-out. 
•    Personal expenses such as tips, drink, laundry and souvenirs etc. 
•    Suggestion tips for guide USD 3-5 per person per day and for driver USD 1-2 per person per day.
 

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