With a population of over 14.8 million, Cambodia is the 69th most populous country in the world. The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, which is practiced by approximately 95% of the Cambodian population. The country's minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams, and 30 hill tribes. The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural center of Cambodia. The kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with Norodom Sihamoni, a monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state. The head of government is Hun Sen, who is currently the longest serving non-royal leader in South East Asia and has ruled Cambodia for over 25 years.
Discover Siem Reap's secrets by remork (Cambodian tuk tuk), enjoy a local boat trip, see a floating village and take the back-roads back to town. See seasonal agricultural activities like cricket catching, rice planting and harvesting, smoking fish, fish paste (prohoc making), duck farming. Explore a local village, enjoy Khmer snacks and visit a Buddhist monastery.
Located near the small town of Siem Reap, the Angkor temple complex is comprised of countless ceremonial structures built between the 9th and 13th centuries by the once mighty Khmer Empire.
Your private tour of Angkor Wat starts from the South Gate of Angkor Thom City. Explore the centerpiece of the ancient city, The Bayon. The Bayon is known for it's decorative Khmer temple and it's distinctive features are the serene and massive stone faces that tower around the central peak.
Your tour continues with visits to Baphuon temple, the Royal Enclosure and Phimeanakas as well as the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of Leper Kings. Enjoy lunch in front of Angkor Wat before entering this magnificent temple - easily the most famous and best-preserved of all structures within the Complex. Enjoy most of the afternoon here before heading back to Siem Reap.
Explore Phnom Penh by cyclo. Learn about Cambodia's connection with France and Vietnam. Spot monkeys at Wat Phnom. Explore Central and Russian Markets. Enjoy Khmer delicacies. Walk near where the Tonle Bassac, Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers meet and taste fried cricket!