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Cambodia Explorer

Experience
Tour
Destination
Cambodia
Duration
10 days
Ages
18+
Operated by
TruTravels

Limited spots. Earliest available arrival is currently Aug 2022, and closing very soon.

From $1,285

$360
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Deposit is 100% refundable if you don’t qualify.

Trip overview

This incredible trip is a great balance between culture, fun & adventure. Visit 4 extremely varied destinations, as we take you to see the iconic Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap, experience the hustle & bustle of Phnom Penh, travel through the rural countryside town of Kampot, before reaching the stunning beaches & islands of the south coast of Cambodia. It has something for everyone and is best way to see this amazing country & meet the wonderful people who live there.

Inclusions

What's Included

  • Cooking Class & Sunset BBQ
  • Sunrise at Angkor Wat
  • Pub Street
  • Siem Reap
  • Markets in Phnom Penh
  • S21 & Killing Fields
  • Water activities in Kampot
  • Koh Rong Samloem Island Paradise
  • Farewell dinner

Meals

1 lunch, 1 dinner

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Trip location

Trip itinerary

Day 1

Today is the first day of your epic adventure and your Tru Welcome day! We kick things off in the gateway to the ancient city, world-famous for Angkor Wat. Nowadays, this laid back river town is known for its lively dining and bar scene which we’ll hit up this evening. You can take advantage of your free airport pick up, or you can meet us at our hostel where you’ll meet the rest of the family, along with your Travel Ninja. You’ll have the day to chill & get settled in or explore the city. In the evening, join forces with your group for your welcome speech and to hear what’s in store for you over the next nine days. Head out for a group meal near the legendary Pub Street, Cambodia’s answer to Thailand’s Khao San Road, famous for flashing neon lights, backpacker friendly bars and street food. If you fancy it, sink a drink or two and party the night away - the perfect icebreaker.

Day 2

Today we set off for a Tru Exclusive, an authentic Cambodian experience you can’t get anywhere else. Hop in a tuk tuk and drive through the bustling streets of Siem Riep to today’s cultural experience. Step into the shoes of a local Mango farmer and learn what it takes to be a farmer in rural Cambodia. You’ll even get to enjoy the fruits of your labour. All that farming has got us peckish! Join our local guide in his family home, roll your sleeves up and help prepare lunch for the group. We’ll head back to the city to spend some time chilling at the hostel, taking a dip in the pool and getting ready for a sunset BBQ this evening. You’ve got a big day ahead tomorrow, so best to have a chilled one tonight and get an early night. We’re not holding you to it though!

Day 3

Rise and shine people - prepare to be blown away. It’s time to tick a big one off your bucket list! It’s our last full day in Siem Reap, but arguably one of the highlights of your trip. One of the most TRUly amazing experiences you will have the chance to witness. Take in the sights of the Cambodian countryside, while navigating the winding roads in a tuk tuk on our way to the UNESCO Heritage site and world famous Angkor Wat just in time for sunrise. Words cannot describe the feeling of watching the sun rise over this ancient spiritual site. Get your Insta worthy shots of the temple’s reflection in the ponds with the red hues of the morning sky. The afternoon is yours to explore Siem Reap, or take a much needed nap before our last night out on Pub Street.

Day 4

Wave goodbye to Siem Reap, and head towards Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh. After last night’s antics, you’ll probably need to use this time to catch a few z’s. Stop off in the countryside for a spot of lunch before heading to the famous Spider Market where you can get up and close with Tarantulas (if you’re brave enough), or if you’d prefer, you can just hide in the van - we won’t judge! Check into our Phnom Penh accommodation, freshen up and head out for an evening stroll and group dinner at a riverside restaurant. After dinner have a wander through the night market or skip that and head straight out to check out the bustling nightlife!

Day 5

An important part of travelling is taking the time to learn about a country’s culture and history. Today is a very humbling and eye-opening experience as we head to Cambodia’s S21 prison and Killing Fields to learn about the chilling and not too distant history. We will be taking a TukTuk tour to the historical sights, when we arrive we will spend some time looking around and learning about what happened here to shape modern day Cambodia and the people themselves.

Day 6

In the morning, we make our way to the riverside town of Kampot taking in the stunning mountain views and rivers before we stop off at Arcadia Waterpark. A chilled, fun afternoon on the freshwater river where you can relax with a beer, rent a kayak to explore, or have your fellow group members launch you sky high on the blob. A great spot with rope swings, pontoons and tubes.

Day 7

Today, we adventure around Kampot exploring all it has to offer. We’ll head out to a local pepper plantation where we’ll learn everything you need to know about farming the famous Kampot peppers. Some of the best peppers in the world are grown in Kampot! After all that learning, it’s time to use your newfound pepper knowledge to cook a traditional Khmer meal. In the evening, hop on some bikes and head down to the river for a dinner overlooking the river.

Day 8

Time for some much needed island time! We head to the stunning islands of Koh Rong Samloem today. After check in, spend the afternoon relaxing in hammocks over the ocean, climbin on the swings for that perfect Insta worthys hot, of chillon the beautiful white beaches watching the sunset over this little slice of paradise.

Day 9

Have a bit of a lie in before a day of sun, sea and sand - today is all about chilling out. Island hop along the emerald waters in a traditional Cambodian longtail boat. Now’s your chance to wind down, soak up the rays, top up your tan (don’t forget your factor 50) and try your hand at a traditional way of fishing. Show off your belly flopping skills, or find your inner Ariel/mermaid and snorkel over the vibrant coral, exploring the marine life around the islands before heading to a secluded beach for a BBQ lunch. Head back to the island and enjoy some free time to chillax or have a few cold beers and cut a few shapes.

Day 10

Ah. The final day. *Sniffle* No, you’re crying. Well, as they say, all good things must come to an end and, after an epic 10 days, it’s time to say your goodbyes to your TruFamily and check out of the hotel.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I travel now?

Yes! Almost all countries are now open and accepting tourists or work visa holders, with some requiring vaccination against Covid-19 and others not. But travel is very much back, and our team is fully staffed and ready to help navigate this exciting new adventure for you. We recommend our travellers book their trips at least 6-12 months in advance, so by the time you’re ready to depart we’re confident your destination (if it’s not already) will be open and ready to go.

What happens if COVID affects my trip?

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.

If you’re affected by Covid-19 while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We recommend travellers purchase Global Travel Cover travel insurance that provides Covid-19 medical protection too.

Do I need to be vaccinated to book?

As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So while you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel through over the next 12-18 months. We highly recommend our travellers look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional or get in touch with our team for travel advice.

Why should I book now?

Covid-19 threw us a curve ball and pretty much halted all travel. This means that we have a backlog of travellers, just like you, who are desperate to get out and explore the world! Global Work & Travel works on a first-in-best-dressed basis. Booking earlier ensures that you don’t miss out on the best intake, season, placements and more! We recommend our travellers take 6-12 months to plan their trip for a reason - to make sure you’ve got everything organised perfectly, stress-free. Why not give yourself something to look forward to, by booking that trip!

Can I travel with a friend?

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips we should be able to have you and your friends placed together or nearby. Meaning that you can live, work, play & travel together!

But wait there's more! Not only can you travel the world with your besties at your side, you can also earn some extra cash towards your own trip just by referring your friends to Global Work & Travel. You can learn more about the great referral rewards program inside your gWorld account once you join.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 56* days before departure without incurring any charges when you rebook it for any time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.

In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 56* days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Store Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 2 years!

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