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Cambodia: The Road Less Traveled

Through the Little-Visited South to Angkor Wat

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Cambodia: The Road Less Traveled

Custom Travel | 15 Days
  • Delve into the country’s spellbinding aquatic landscapes: the storied Mekong River and Tonle Sap and the meandering rivers near the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Witness an array of conservation programs in action, from elephant rehabilitation and anti-poaching patrols to rainforest protection.
  • Bed down in one-of-a-kind properties: a floating lodge amid mangroves, relaxing riverside villas, and a tented camp in the biodiverse Cardamom mountains.
  • Amid faded colonial architecture, charmingly serene countryside, and Angkor’s transfixing temples, understand why Cambodia remains an unforgettable destination.

This intimate look at the little-known regions of Cambodia begins in the country’s charismatic capital, Phnom Penh. From there you journey south through the quiet countryside to the Gulf of Thailand, the Cardamom Forest protected area, and the great complex of temples at Angkor, one of humanity’s greatest architectural achievements.

Along the way, you’ll have options to hike, kayak, and boat among magnificent waterfalls, mangroves, and birdlife, and you’ll witness vital conservation efforts that protect this compelling, biodiversity hotspot. But this sample Cambodia travel itinerary is just a suggestion. The adventure is yours to design.


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Trip Overview

We have sampled the local cuisine, including noodle soups for breakfast, fresh crab in Kep, and chicken bones in garlic and red pepper—delicious! Today we kayaked to a mountain waterfall, climbed to its top, and jumped in. After our swim, we picnicked on smoked salmon and fresh mangos overlooking the cascade, feeling like we were dreaming, pinching ourselves to realize we really were in Cambodia.

1 – 2

Arrive in Phnom Penh and explore  Experience a moveable feast for the senses with an exhilarating food tour via tuk tuk. 

3 – 4

After driving through verdant mountains to riverside Kampot, visit a local farm and lively crab market   Witness faded French colonial ruins   Lounge on a secluded beach where snorkeling and swimming await. 

5 – 7

In the Cardamom Forest Protected Area, options for hiking, mountain biking, boating, and bird-watching abound Learn from experts about conservation.

8 – 10

From Tatai village, journey by boat to your floating tented lodge   Explore lush mangroves by kayak and take riverside strolls, watching for vibrant wildlife  Return to Phnom Penh.

11 – 15

Magnificent temple viewing awaits at Angkor See the seldom-visited pre-Angkorian temples at Sambor Prei Kuk Depart from Siem Reap.


Dates & Prices


Custom Trips offered October–May


Custom Trip: From $10,125 per person

based on two travelers, sharing a room


  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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