Maximise your time visiting the temples and tropical jungles of Cambodia with an overnight flight from the UK to Siem Reap.
On arrival we’ll meet and take you to Phum Baitang, your home for the next two nights. Enjoy a relaxing day at leisure among the swaying palms at this luxurious retreat which lies only 10 kilometres from UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat. Relax in the spa, styled on the temple architecture, or take a dip in the 50-metre infinity pool during sunset.
Wake up in your Khmer-inspired stilted wooden villa to the scent of lemongrass before embarking on a day of culinary and community experiences. Start the day learning more about A&K Philanthropy (AKP) with a visit to the Cambodian clean water project. Visit one of Siem Reap’s outer villages to experience our project and witness the positive impact on health and the environment. Later today, enjoy a taste of Siem Reap with a safari supper on board a traditional tuk-tuk stopping off at Cambodia’s finest restaurants.
Today, fly to the capital Phnom Penh. You will be greeted at the airport and whisked to the luxurious Rosewood Phnom Penh, your home for the next two nights. Enjoy a day at leisure at the hotel or spend time exploring the city. The glittering Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda await, offering an oasis of splendid calm in the bustling city centre. The priceless treasures of the National Museum bear witness to Cambodia’s rich history.
Wake up in the buzzing capital located at the junction of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers. Today, you can explore another side of this country’s history revealed at The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. These moving memorials offer insight into the horrors suffered by the Cambodian people at the hands of the Khmer Rouge.
This morning drive to Koh Kong regarded as Cambodia’s Wild West frontier. This province embraces one of the most unexplored regions of Southeast Asia, from its long coastline to the forested interior of the Cardamom Mountains. You will be staying in a custom-designed tent at Shinta Mani Wild which is perched over moving waters and waterfalls. Tonight, dine in style at the Waterfall Restaurant, perched on the edge of this private nature sanctuary’s natural wonder.
Today, explore the wild frontiers and rainforest of Shinta Mani Wild. Meander on one of the estuary boats to see the waterways or trek out with rangers as this is home to wild elephant, bear, gibbon, and tiger. On your return sample the local cuisine with meals combining locally foraged delicacies with global gastronomy. And for a complete indulgence, head to the spa where you can relax and reflect on your day getting to know a Cambodia rarely seen by other visitors.
Enjoy a day at leisure making the most of life in your luxury camp. Simply sit in your tent and watch the flow of the river and waterfalls at your feet. And for the more active there is a choice of activities from kayaking, ziplining, foraging, a cooking class, or hiking through the Cardamom Mountains. Toast the day with the chance to sample Tailgate Sundowners a golden hour of cocktails served on a flat stone in the middle of the river.
This morning you will drive to Sihanoukville port and hop on a speedboat that will take you to Krabey Island. The 12-hectare private island resort is located five kilometre off Ream National Park in the Gulf of Thailand and is home to Six Senses Krabey Island where you will be staying for three nights. This is the perfect place to relax on the beach and enjoy a range of water sports and those of you who are green-fingered there is a chance to visit the resort’s organic farm.
Today, indulge in a menu of Cambodian wellness treatments at the Six Senses Spa. You can also discover the secrets of Khmer cooking, known for using lemongrass, ginger, and turmeric, with tips from the resort’s expert chefs. Round off the day with a private dinner on the boardwalk overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Make the most of the clear night sky free of light pollution by gazing at the stars from the observatory. For stars of a different kind watch your favourite movie at the outdoor cinema.
Today, reconnect with nature during a wildlife trail and marine exploration. Start the day with a healthy breakfast on the beach after indulging in some forest bathing - a fitting way to mark your final day on Krabey Island. Afterward, you can take part in a wildlife walk or go snorkelling with the resort’s resident marine biologist. Tonight, head to the Sunset Bar for an aperitif before sampling Khmer and Southeast Asian delicacies at the Tree Restaurant.
After breakfast, you'll take leave of your spa retreat by speedboat to Sihanoukville port and head back to Phnom Penh Airport ready for your connecting flight back to the UK. Or, alternatively, you may wish to extend your stay and journey to one of Southeast Asia's beautiful beaches.