Journey through Cambodia on an adventure from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok
Touchdown in Vietnam amid the chaotic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, travel through Cambodia and arrive in Thailand's vivacious capital. In Cambodia, visit the spectacular temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, and reflect on Cambodia's tragic history at the sobering sites of Phnom Penh. This fascinating journey from Vietnam through Cambodia and on to Thailand provides the perfect opportunity to experience the best of Indochina.
This is our most popular trip in Cambodia, and one of the top trips from the entire Intrepid range.
The trip may be quick but it is packed full of experiences that will give you great insight into Cambodia in a short amount of time.
Angkor Wat. Need we say more? As well as a guided tour, you’ll also have a pass to cover your whole time in Siem Reap so you can explore this incredible temple complex as much and as often as you like.
Discover Kampong Luang and the countryside around Battambang with a visit to a floating village and a bike ride around farms and cottage industries.
Get familiar with Khmer cuisine - here’s a sample of what’s in store for your tastebuds: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/cambodian-food-guide/
Have expert advice on hand the whole way with an experienced local leader to help you get the best out of your time in Cambodia, like Channa: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/channa-intrepid-leader-cambodia/
Travel from Vietnam to Thailand, experiencing the contrasts between three of the regions most fascinating countries.
The stories and history shared at the Killing Fields and S21 are confronting and many travellers will find them upsetting. This is an important part of Cambodia’s recent history that we feel is important for travellers to know. If you would prefer not to join these activities your leader can recommend some optional alternatives. Some further information on visiting the Killing Fields can be found here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/importance-visiting-cambodia-k...
There are some long travel days by both private and public transport (up to 10 hours on the road), including the days that we cross from Vietnam to Cambodia and Cambodia to Thailand. Your leader and local guides will assist with the border crossings, but plenty of patience is advised.
Some travellers enjoy Siem Reap so much that they decide they want to stay extra days rather than continuing with the group to Bangkok. You are welcome to sign off the trip to enjoy more of Cambodia, however we aren’t able to reimburse any unused services or provide alternate onward travel arrangements.
At times our accommodation may not have continuous hot water. Most travellers don’t find this a problem however, and are often keen to cool down from the heat with a refreshing cold shower!
We stay in hotel accommodation throughout this trip. If you would prefer a similar trip with a homestay experience, you might like to consider booking our Cambodia Express (TKSD) trip.
1. A Single Supplement to have your own room is bookable (subject to availability) and includes all nights of this trip.
Our Cambodian Traveller trips score an average of 4.79 out of 5 based on 1071 reviews in the last year.
The trip was a good mix of activities, with many optional activities that allowed for both structured and independent exploration. The guides make the difference during the trip, they are so knowledgeable and open to frank discussions. It is obvious that they truly love their countries and want you to see it through their eyes and yet they are not blind to the fact that every country has its imperfections. I felt totally welcome and immersed in the countries I visited. Loa and Vietnam are the most welcoming and friendly, but Thailand and Cambodia were so inviting as well. The trip is fast paced and provides such a great overview of all four countries cultural differences, they are all so unique.
Review submitted 22 Jul 2018