Cambodia on a Shoestring

10 days,Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Explore bustling Bangkok, catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat, enjoy a delicious local Khmer meal in a small village, walk the bustling streets of Phnom Penh, chill out on golden beaches, connect with the locals on an overnight homestay, cruise the Mekong Delta, discover intriguing Ho Chi Minh City.

Marvel at the incredible Khmer ruins of Angkor Wat and the clear turquoise waters at Sihanoukville. This journey packages Cambodia’s treasures into 10 well-paced days. Brave Ho Chi Minh City’s jam-packed streets with other travellers your own age—you can be sure they’ll keep pace with you—or check out the more laid back waterways of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. With your accommodation, transportation and general trip logistics arranged, you can concentrate on choosing the activities that interest you most.

What's Included

  • Local Khmer meal at Planeterra-supported project New Hope or local home (Siem Reap). Street food crawl. Local homestay experience. Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex.
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners. (Allow USD200-250 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotels (8 nts), homestay (1 nt).
  • Local bus, air-con bus, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
Places Visited
  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Days 2-3 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat (2B,1D)

Guided tour of the Angkor Wat temple complex. Enjoy a delicious Khmer meal at a Planeterra project in a village outside of Siem Reap, or with a local family (depends on the departure).

Days 4-5 Phnom Penh (2B)

Orientation walk around Phnom Penh. Option to visit the Tuol Sleng Prison, Killing Fields, Royal Palace and National Museum.

Days 6-7 Sihanoukville (1B)

Optional snorkelling boat trip or just swim and relax by the beach.

Day 8 Mekong Delta (1D)

Cross the boarder to Vietnam. Overnight at a local village homestay. Opt to cruise the Mekong on a boat trip.

Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)

Travel through the scenic Mekong Delta region and onto Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO.

Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City

Depart at any time.

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