7 Days Cambodia Family Tour with dolphin watching

INT-C-FT07 7 Days Cambodia Family Tour with dolphin watching

The Irrawaddy Dolphin is regarded as a sacred animal by both Khmer and Laos people with a rounded head and measures up to eight feet in length. The dolphin-watching tour is a nice activities for family with kids.

After your arriving at Siem Reap, take two days to explore the splendid temples in Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Then have a boat out to see the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, which swells to four times its normal size during the rainy season and provides a living for many communities, and to the lake village of Kampong Phluck to see its stilt-houses and learn how people adapt to life on this body of water. After that, transfer to Kratie to visit the famous sites in the city in the first day. In the secend day, get up in the morning, take a moto tour to Kampi Village to discover the cute Irrawaddy Dolphin.

TOUR CODEINT-C-FT04

PLACES VISITED Siem Reap - Kratie - Phnom Penh

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Two days to be impressed by the splendid temples of Angkor.
  • Enjoy the magnificent sunset at the temple of Pre Rup.
  • Head out to the Tonle Sap Lake and explore the village of Kompong Phluk.
  • To catch a look at the approximately endangered freshwater dolphins in Mekong River.

At a Glance

Siem Reap(3 nights)

Kratie (2 nights)

Phnom Penh(1 night)

Itinerary Day by Day

Cambodia Tour, 7 Days Cambodia Family Trip with Dolphin Watching

Day 1 Arrive in Siem Reap, Half Day Angkor Wat

Flight: International flight on your own arrangment or on requests.
Meals: D

Angkor Wat—Impressed by the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat.

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be welcomed by our local guide at the airport then escorts to hotel. After check in and a short rest, your private guide will escort you to discover the world’s wonder site—Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple was built in 12th century and it is the largest first Hindu, Buddhist temle complex and the largest religious monument in the world. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 Siem Reap-Easy Biking in Style

Meals: B / L

Today, you and your kids will enjoy a relaxing but fun biking tour in the Angkor Thom. It is an easy biking route but with temples, rural scenery, good road and easy off road conditions.

The biking tour will start near Angkor Wat towards the Angkor Thom which was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire. When you reach the south gate of the Angkor Thom, bike along the city wall to the West gate with a stop to visit the Corner Temple in the midway. Near the West Gate, you will visit the village outside the city wall where you will discover the daily life of local villagers.

After visiting the village, bike inside the Angkor Thom and visit the Bayon Temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “Khmer Smile”, you will also visit the Terrace of Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Continue to bike heading north to get away with the crowed place with tour groups, you will bike through quiet path flanked by trees to the Temple Preah Khan and Ta Keo Temple. You easy biking trip will finish in Ta Prohm Temple, which is widely known as “lost to the jungle temple”.

You will be pick up by Tuk Tuk from Tap Prohm Temple and transfer back to hotel. Rest of the day will be free for you to relax, kids can have fun in the swimming pool. 

Recommends:

Picnic breakfast: a picnic breakfast in style can be arranged for you to enjoy breakfast on the grassland by the riverside of Angkor Wat or the Lake, enjoy breakfast, morning sunshine, fresh air and the quiet and peaceful atmosphere around Angkor Wat. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 3 Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk

Meals: B / L

In the morning, visit a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake—Tonle Sap Lake. Your family will have fun in a ox cart ride through the countryside, then continue to have a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake view and mangrove forest on the lake, then spend rest of the morning at the largest village on the lake which is called Kompong Phluk, to discover the fascinating daily lives of the local people who leave on the water.

Rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 4 Transfer to Kratie by private car (8 hrs)

Meals: B / L

Kratie, the home of Irrawaddy Dolphin, it will be a great fun for kids to watch the dolphin on the Mekong River.

Driving from Siem Reap to Kraite will take us about 7.5-8 hours including stop to visit some attractions along the way and lunch in the midway.

After depart from hotel, you will firstly stop to visit the Naga Bridge which was built in 12th century but perfectly reserved and now still using by local people. an ancient bridge. Second stop will be around lunch time in Kompong Thom Town to visit the ruined temples in Sombor Prei Kuk which used to be the ancient capital of the Khmer in the pre-angkorian period between 6th and 7th century. After lunch, you will keep driving towards Phnom Penh, you will stop to for a rest in a local market where people selling deep fried spiders and other incect as their local special delicacy. Arrive in Kratie in late afternoon, check in hotel and rest of day at leisure. 

Overnight in Kratie.

Day 5 Full Day Kratie Dolphin tour & Kayaking Trip

Meals: B / L

Discover the Irrawaddy Dolphin in the morning. Today we will drive around 15 km north from Kratie to the Kampi Village, where is the best place for dolphin watching. There are only around 85 dolphins in the Mekong, but there is a very good chance to see some at Kampi.

Transfer back to Kratie around noon time, the rest of the day is free at leisure.

In the afternoon, a Kayaking trip on the Mekong River will be also recommend to you where you will have fun in paddling kayaks with your kids. 

Overnight in Kratie.

Day 6 Transfer to Phnom Penh by private car, Visit Royal Palace

Meals: L

Today we will drive back to Phnom Penh in the morning. Upon arrive in Phnom Penh, visit the Royal Palace—the residence of the royal family. Then check in hotel and rest of the day is free for you to relax. 

Day 7 Departure from Phnom Penh

Enjoy relaxing time in the morning until transfer to airport for onward flight.

End of Service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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