In Cambodia, ancient and modern worlds collide to create an authentic adventure. When you would like to experience the rhythm of rural life and landscapes of dazzling rice paddies and swaying sugar palms in Cambodia’s countryside, get this tour. Let’s see the country’s highlights from the world-famous temple complex at Angkor Wat and living as a farming local family to touch closely their local life.
- Living out your travel dreams while cycling around in the ancient city of Angkor
- Passing picturesque countryside and little-visited temples to Tonle Sap Lake
- Getting amazing experience of the local farming life
- Hiking to a hidden temple few tourists see, and embracing local culture at a remote homestay
- Touching local life by living a their members
- Private tours with Local English speaking guide
- A/C transport throughout the tours and all Transfers
- Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
- Meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L= Lunch, D=dinner)
- Other tour related services stated in the itineraries
- Cold water and towel during the trip
- Government tax & Service charge
- Accommodation based on half twin / Single/ Double Room
ITINERARY BY DAY
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival
Upon arrival, you are welcomed by our tour guide and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Your dinner will be arranged at the hotel (your own account). Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle.
Visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters.
Early evening, you will be taken by Tuk Tuk, a small open-sided taxi common in Cambodia, to cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap town and for a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety for your journey
Your lunch will be arranged at the local resturant. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Transfer to Homestay
In the morning you transfer to the village, driving about 20km past green rice fields, and picturesque small villages. When you arrive at the village, your guide will introduce you to the family, and you can have a look around the village. There is a welcome lunch with the family in the afternoon. Then ride in an oxcart to the fields where you will have experience with the first day of work. After a day in the fields, you return home and have a shower Cambodian style. Around 6:30pm you will have dinner together with the family.
At night you can relax and chat with the family, and teach English to the children if you like. There will also be a lot of neighbors come by to talk to you after they have finished their days work.
Overnight with the host homestay family. Lunch & Dinner included.
Day 4: Farm Activity (B/L/D)
It will be an early breakfast in the morning before going by oxcart to the fields to plant rice and vegetables or other field work. Today you will enjoy cooking class with local people in the village. You may also look after the cattle, ducks, chickens or pigs. It will be a full day’s work. At night, after dinner, you can go to visit our neighbors or teach English. You may also have a party with local rice wine. Overnight with the host homestay family. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.
Day 5: Tonle Sap floating village – homestay (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we head south of Siem Reap to visit the floating village of Tonle Sap Lake. You will see many floating houses on the surface of the lake. There is also a floating school, restaurants, Catholic Church, and more…. After visiting the floating village, we will transfer to the homestay village which is approx. a 20km drive. After introducing you to your host family, you visit the neighbors, and go out to the fields. In the evening you will have dinner with the homestay family, and have a party with local rice wine. You can also watch TV, or you can teach English words to the kids.
Day 6: Return to Siem Reap – Depature (B)
After breakfast, we say goodbye your host family. We will be transfer back to Siem Reap. Collect your luggage and transfer to the airport for your departure flight