Angkor Wat Extension
Thailand Jungle Expedition
Day 10 of the itinerary - Day 15 of the itinerary
Extend your Asian experience and fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Here you can explore the ancient city of Angkor. Built from 879-1191AD by the Khmer civilization, Angkor represents one of humankind’s most astonishing architectural achievements and in 1992, the city of Angkor became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 10: Bangkok. Overnight Bangkok
After your day’s sightseeing in Bangkok and the rest of your group have flown back to the UK you will spend the night in Thailand’s capital city. Overnight hotel.
Day 11: Fly Siem Reap. Ta Prom Temple
This morning you will transfer to Bangkok airport for your flight to Siem Reap. On arrival you will drive to your centrally located hotel for some time to relax. Later in the afternoon when it’s a little cooler you will be collected and driven to the ruins of Angkor Wat for an atmospheric sunset visit to jungle clad Ta Prom Temple which has been left to be reclaimed by nature and features incredible tree roots breaking through the stone carvings and walls, a fascinating tribute to the power of nature over man and an experience reminiscent of ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Tomb Raider.’ In the evening you can relax and enjoy the town of Siem Reap. Overnight hotel.
Day 12: Angkor Wat & Angkor Tom
You will leave early morning for sunrise over Angkor Wat, a must see on any trip to the complex. Angkor Wat itself is just one of the many temples in the region but is one of the best preserved and most impressive. It is worth climbing the remarkably steep and narrow steps of the central spire for the view over the whole temple surrounded by jungle. Late morning you will return to our hotel to relax by the pool, siesta or check-out the local markets. In the afternoon you will visit to the ruined city of Angkor Tom including, Bayon, Phimeanakas, and Baphuon Temples and the Terraces of the Elephants and Leper King. Angkor Thom, the old city central, is a fascinating ruin featuring many mysterious giant carved faces and some incredible wall carvings, and is one of the most remarkable sights in the area. Overnight hotel Siem Reap.
Day 13: Phnom Bahkeng to Prei Rup
This morning’s visit will include Phnom Bahkeng, Angkor’s earliest temple before moving on to the South Gate of Angkor Tom and the jungle temple of Preah Khan. Again, late morning you will return to the hotel to
miss the heat of the day and relax at your leisure. In the afternoon you will take a short jungle hike to the rarely visited Ta Nei Temple and the pyramid of Ta Keo. You can then enjoy sunset at Prei Rup before returning to Siem Reap for a final party night in the towns many bars and restaurants. Overnight hotel Siem Reap.
Day 14: Banteay Srei & Banteay Samre. Return to the UK.
Today you will head off into the surrounding countryside for a morning visit to the remoter temple sites of Banteay Srei & Banteay Samre. Banteay Srei was the only temple to be designed by a woman and still has much of its detailed relief’s undamaged to be enjoyed. You can then spend your final afternoon visiting the Handicraft School, Aki Ra’s Landmines Museum or relaxing by the pool before for your evening return flight to the UK via Bangkok, arriving the following morning.
Day 15: Arrive UK
Your overnight flight from Bangkok will arrive at London Heathrow in the early hours of this morning.
• 4 night’s hotel accommodation at Casa Angkor Hotel in twin room on B&B basis*
• Return flights: Bangkok to Siem Reap to Bangkok
• Transfers throughout extension
• 3 day Angkor Wat pass
• Local guide throughout extension
• Transfer to airport at the end for international flight
• Extension on travel insurance policy
• Lunch and dinner each day
• 1 passport photo for you Angkor Wat pass
• Cambodian visa: You do not need to apply for a Cambodian visa as you will obtain this at the airport whilst on your extension – the cost for this will be USD$20 and you will also need 2 identical colour passport photos. You must hold a full ten-year passport with at least six months to run from the end of your challenge, and at least two blank pages for your visas and entry/exit stamps.
• Cambodia departure tax: USD$25
• Personal expenses (ie: gifts, extra soft drinks or alcohol, laundry etc)
• Tips for local team
Please note that this extension is subject to minimum numbers and flight availability and should be booked no later than 10 weeks prior to departure. In some cases, a surcharge may need to be applied in which case we will inform you prior to confirming your booking. Full payment must be received no later than 8 weeks prior to departure or your place on the extension may be cancelled. All bookings will be confirmed no later than 6 weeks prior to departure.
The advertised costs for this extension are per person on twin sharing basis. If you are a solo passenger, We will accommodate you in a room with someone of the same sex.
*= Please note that we reserve the right to change accommodation. Where this is necessary, alternative accommodation will be of an equal or better standard.