Heart of Cambodia

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21661
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Ends Phnom Penh, Cambodia
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Delve deeper into Cambodia, a country rarely explored beyond the iconic temples of Angkor
  • Enjoy laid-back country towns, idyllic beaches and super-friendly and welcoming locals
  • Cruise along jungle-lined rivers in search of birds and wildlife in the Cardamom Mountains
Start in Siem Reap and end in Phnom Penh, the tour "Heart Of Cambodia" is a guided active and outdoor tour that takes 13 days. You will be traveling through Koh Rong, Chi Phat and Siem Reap in Cambodia and Thailand. "Heart Of Cambodia" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

This is an exploratory trip that delves deep into Cambodia, a country rarely explored outside of the iconic temples of Angkor. On this journey we meet locals in our village homestay in the countryside, motor upriver through steamy jungles and relax on deserted white-sand beaches.

Siem Reap - Get lost amongst the incredible jungle-consumed temples of Angkor

Phnom Penh - Learn about the dark history of the Khmer Rouge and sample tasty street food

Chi Phat - Cruise along jungle-lined rivers in search of birds and wildlife in the Cardamom Mountains.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Siem Reap, the gateway to the iconic Angkor temple complex
  • Day 2 : Explore the jungle temples of Angkor, watch the sunset at Pre Rup
  • Day 3 : Morning cycle to Hero Rats project and Khmer Ceramics Centre. Free afternoon for further exploration
  • Day 4 : Free morning in Siem Reap. Afternoon drive to Sambor Prei Kuk homestay
  • Day 5 : Visit the ruins of Sambor Prei Kuk before driving to Phnom Penh
  • Day 6 : Explore Phnom Penh's Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Afternoon visit to the Killing Fields
  • Day 7 : Morning exploration of Koh Dach island by rickshaw, then drive to our Eco lodge in Chi Phat, Cardamom Mountains
  • Day 8 : Sunrise river cruise to spot birds and wildlife. Optional walking and swimming in the afternoon
  • Day 9 : Leave Koh Kong Province and drive to Sihanoukville. Ferry to Koh Rong Island
  • Day 10 : A free day to relax on the beaches of Koh Rong Island
  • Day 11 : A further free day on Koh Rong. Optional snorkelling or boat trip
  • Day 12 : Ferry and drive back to Phnom Penh. Free afternoon in the capital
  • Day 13 : Trip ends in Phnom Penh
  • 12 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • The Sanctuary Residence (3 nights)
  • Sambor Preikuk Homestay (1 night)
  • Frangipani Royal Palace (3 nights)
  • Cardamom Cottage (2 nights)
  • Sok San Beach Resort (3 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Siem Reap and from Phnom Penh are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Heart of Cambodia tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • George
  • On Nov 03 2020
5 - Excellent
The efficient rebooking of our internal flight after the Flybe collapse was much appreciated.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Heart of Cambodia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 August 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Heart of Cambodia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Heart of Cambodia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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