4-Day Preah Vihear Adventure
Day 1: Phnom Penh – Chiphat
Today, you will go to the Preah Vihear temple. This temple is located at the top of a mountain range called the Damrek Mountains and lies at an altitude of 600m. The location is absolutely stunning. Before arriving at the temple, you will first visit Anlong Veng. This town is a rustic and rural town with a lot of fabrics and countless small local home businesses. Anlong Veng is situated by the Thai border and is also the final resting place of Pol Pot. Here, you can visit the grim past…
Family Jeep Tour
Day 1: Siem Reap – Preah Vihear
Today, you will go to the Preah Vihear temple. This temple is located at the top of a mountain range called the Damrek Mountains and lies at an altitude of 600m. The location is absolutely stunning. Before arriving at the temple, you will first visit Anlong Veng. This town is a rustic and rural town with a lot of fabrics and countless small local home businesses. Anlong Veng is situated by the Thai border and is also the final resting place of Pol Pot.
Here, you can visit the grim past, see the house of the number two of the Red Khmer, Ta Mok, and you can visit Pol Pot’s holiday home. Nowadays, both houses are ruins. Finally, you will visit Pol Pot’s grave. Afterwards, you will travel to Preah Vihear. Along the road there will be ample opportunity to take pictures of the exceptional scenery. In Preah Vihear, you will check into the most luxurious resort in the entire province and enjoy the facilities. The drive is long and the next day, you’ll get up early enough to see the sun rise.
Day 2: Preah Vihear – Kampong Thom (Dream Sunrise)
You will wake up early and the hotel will provide you with some snacks for your breakfast. A local pickup truck will bring you up the steep hillside. You’ll arrive at the temple at sunrise where you can find a beautiful spot to eat your breakfast. This breathtaking spectacle is a sight that is not seen by many. Combine the most beautifully located temple of Cambodia with an unforgettable sunrise and you will experience something you will remember for the rest of your life.
After sunrise, you can explore the temple. The temple is a great spot for beautiful pictures. Then, we’ll descend and return to the hotel. At the hotel, you can freshen up and have lunch before driving to Kampong Thom. Along the road, a few stops will be made. The roads are in reasonable condition and the landscape is deserted but magnificent. In Kampong Thom, you will check into the hotel and you can spend the evening at your own leisure.
Day 3: Kampong Thom – Kampong Cham (Temples in the jungle)
The Kampong Thom town and province are especially known for Sambor Prei Kuk. This is a temple complex that dates from the 6th and 7th century. This is the oldest complex in Cambodia and is beautifully located in the forests of Kampong Thom. A drive of about an hour will take you to the temples, where you can rent a bike from the local inhabitants. Together with your guide, you will visit the three main temples. Ride the narrow pathways through the forest and discover a temple, completely overgrown, around the corner.
At the end of your adventure, you will visit a local picnic spot by the river where a family will serve you a delicious lunch. After lunch, you will return to Kampong and travel to Kampong Cham. You will visit Hancey pagoda where you can see a beautiful pagoda built on a hill with a spectacular view of the Mekong River. Watch the monks and monkeys living in this temple complex. Extensive fields and rubber plantations form the scenery of today´s stage that brings us to Kampong Cham.
Day 4: Kampong Cham – Phnom Penh
In the morning we will discover the island driving. Dirt tracks join small settlements, so this is a good way to get to know the local community and their way of life. We park the jeep and we continue our trip by horse-cart. Its time to leave the island and drive along the Mekong River. On the way we will stop at a local market where you can try regional delicacies, like fried spider! In the afternoon we will be in the capital city of Cambodia. Phnom Penh.
All good things come to an end… We hope you have enjoyed this jeep tour with many unforgettable memories
What is included:
- 4 days American A2 Jeep (self drive) + petrol
- 4 days: Back up car for luggage and mechanic
- 4 days: English speaking tourleader
- 1 Night Preah vihear boutique hotel with swimmingpool
- 1 Night Sambur village hotel with swimming pool
- 1 Night Monorom vip hotel
- Bicycle tour Sambur prei kuk + english speaking local guide + entrance fee
- 1x picknick lunch sambur prei kuk
- Water + fruits
- Entrance fee Preah Vihear: 4×4 pick up car to the top
- Ferryboat/bamboo bride koh pen.
- Horse cart riding
What is not included:
- Meals and drinks
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses, tip
- Other activities not mentioned in the progam