crossing cambodia tour
So you've only got two weeks to see what the region has to offer?
This 12-day/11-night tour takes you overland through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam's biggest cities and back. Visit Bangkok's big hitters, learn about Cambodia's rich and painful history, sample Vietnam's freshest fare and float along the Mekong River. Meet three countries, their history and people, garnering a sense of place, leaving with a connection to it all.
Backpack-style, we travel via local, public transportation -- buses, tuk-tuk's, taxi's and riverboats. Days are spent exploring the city's top sights or in transit; at night, dine in unique spots and rest well in boutique hotels.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mekong Delta (Can Tho), Vietnam
Visit the famed palaces, golden Buddhas and rooftops of Bangkok.
Walk the temples of Angkor and learn about the Khmer empire's rich history and religious evolution.
Catch the unconventional circus that's transforming the lives of Cambodia's youth in Siem Reap.
Learn about the Khmer Rouge and the country's painful genocide in Phnom Penh.
Enjoy cocktails during a sunset cruise on Tonle Sap Lake.
See colonial and wartime sights, and taste the best of Vietnamese street food in Saigon -- on foot or motorbike.
Experience life in the Mekong Delta by river boat, row boat, bike and hammock, taking time to relax riverside (and poolside).
End the tour with a grand night out back in Bangkok's shiny metropolis.
11 nights accommodation
All transport on tour
Local guides on all excursions
Full day tour of Bangkok, including visits to Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha), the Grand Palace
Admission and transport to Cambodia's Angkor Archaeological Park
Full-day "Day in the Life" village tour outside Siem Reap
A night at the Phare Circus
Sunset boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake in Phnom Penh
Half day tour of Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) and Tuol Sleng (S-21)
City and street food tour on motorbike (or vehicle if preferred) in Saigon
Two day/one night tour of Vietnam's Mekong Delta, including a stay at an eco-lodge along the river, floating market tour, and village bike ride
Most meals and drinks
Optional excursions (you'll have free time)
International airfare to/from start and end point
Tips for local guides
Travel insurance (I recommend World Nomads)
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