Departure Date: 16/01/2020
Embark on an unforgettable adventure that’s equal parts ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘David Attenborough’ and step into the wonderfully mysterious world of the Khmer Empire. Explore the jungle-clad ruins of Angkor and Preah Vihear, then venture off the beaten path to observe exotic wildlife. After taking your fill of jungle life, finish your trip among the skyscrapers of Hong Kong. This experience was designed specifically to satisfy the needs of aspiring explorers.
Start your journey in Siem Reap, the charming gateway to the famed temples of Angkor. Your adventure begins here with an afternoon of exploring Angkor Wat by local tuk tuk. These magnificent temples were built in the 12th century and were constructed to symbolize Mount Meru, a sacred mountain in Buddhism considered to be the center of all physical, metaphysical and spiritual universes.
After absorbing history and culture in Siem Reap, head north to the Preah Vihear Province and begin your trek up the mountain to the Preah Vihear temple. Upon arrival at the mountain’s top, experience fabulous views over Cambodia’s and Thailand’s fertile plains. The sanctuary is perched on the edge of the cliffs with amazing views over the seemingly endless Cambodian jungle to the south.
Next stop is Tmatboey. Tmatboey is world famous for their conservation work. Spend your time here relaxing in the wildlife and learning more about the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Program in Cambodia. Sample homemade Khmer cuisine, while catching glimpses of Cambodia’s national bird, the Giant Ibis. There is less than 150 of this endangered bird left in the world.
The final stop on your jungle adventure in Cambodia is Prey Veng. Here you will be staying in the stunning off road ecolodge at Prey Veng Village. Embrace your inner explorer in your free time by taking a boat onto the Baray, or cycling through forest tracks, or even visiting the nearby village or community forest.
From Cambodia to China, Hong Kong's enchanting neighbourhoods and islands offer a sensory feast. You may find yourself swaying along on a historic double-decker tram, cheering with the hordes at the city-centre horse races, or simply gazing out at the glorious harbour. Experience lifestyle in the city at Harbour Plaza North Point for 3 nights. The hotel is uniquely placed to take advantage of transport networks on Hong Kong island. Whilst exploring this diverse city, you can also take some time out to relax in the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool, enjoy a sunset cocktail on the open sundeck and catch the spectacular view of the eastern side of Victoria harbour.
Price is based on 2 adults sharing for 7 nights/ 8 days on this Jungle Wildlife and Temples tour of Cambodia with meals as specified on itinerary and 3 nights sharing in the Harbour Plaza North Point Hotel in Hong Kong on room only basis. Price includes flights with Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong including one checked bag of 30KG
10 nights from €2910 per person
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