Thailand to Cambodia

11 days 9 nights
TOUR CODE: ATC FROM: $1799

Thailand to Cambodia

  • 11 days 9 nights
  • TOUR CODE: ATC
  • FROM: $1799

Floating markets, tropical beaches, shimmering temples and the enchanting Angkor Wat come together on a 9-night journey around the best of South East Asia. Uncover the treasures of Thailand, from bustling Bangkok to historic River Kwai and Ayutthaya to the palm-fringed sands of Pattaya.  From there, explore enchanting Cambodia, and drink in the mystique of Angkor Wat.

  • Bangkok (3 nights)
  • River Kwai (1 night)
  • Ayutthaya (1 night)
  • Pattaya (1 night)
  • Bangkok
  • Siem Reap (3 nights)

TRIP TIMELINE

Visit two Southeast Asia countries in one unforgettable trip discovering the best of Thailand and Cambodia.  This tour covers Bangkok, River Kwai, Ayutthaya, Pattaya and the magnificent Siem Reap in Cambodia. Spend nine nights discovering the ancient temples, spectacular palaces, exotic wildlife, beautiful natural scenery. As always, customize the sightseeing, meals, and evening entertainment to suit your needs.

DAYS 1 & 2

USA - Bangkok

Board our transpacific flight to Bangkok, the starting point of our Thailand Delight journey. *Thailand entry visa is not required for USA passport holders. For passports other than US passport, please get the entry visa on your own. See our passport page for more information Touch down in Beijing and catch a connecting flight to Bangkok, Thailand's capital city.  Guests flying with Cathay Pacific, will board a connecting flight in Hong Kong.  Upon arrival at Bangkok International Airport, enjoy a transfer to your hotel and the remainder of the evening to rest and relax. 

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

DAY 3

Bangkok

Bangkok is a city of gleaming modernity firmly rooted in ancient Buddhist tradition and beliefs. Depart on a half-day tour after breakfast to witness some of Bangkok’s most interesting sights. Visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Trimitr) to see its solid-gold Buddha, and peek inside the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), known for its monumental horizontal Buddha. Stroll through the Paklong Talat flower market, a whirlwind of stalls selling masses of perfumed orchids, marigolds and roses.  After a buffet lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy the afternoon independently, or explore Bangkok’s must-sees on our optional Landmark of Bangkok tour. Tour the splendid Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, see the riverside Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and ride a motorboat along the Chao Phraya River. *Men and women must have their shoulders, arms and legs covered when visiting the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple*

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 4

Bangkok

Following breakfast, depart Bangkok for Damnoen Saduak, one of Thailand’s most famous floating markets. Ride a long-tail speedboat around the lively canals, passing boats and stalls laden with fresh produce, spices, and handicrafts. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning back to the hotel.  Spend the evening as you wish or join our optional tour to Asiatique Riverfront Night Market and enjoy a classic Thai dinner and dance show.

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Centara Grand At Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 5

Bangkok - River Kwai

After an early start, travel into scenic Kanchanaburi province and visit the Bridge over the River Kwai, famously connected to the 'Death Railway' of World War II, and the poignant Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, home to 9,000 Allied war graves. Check in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.  Alternatively, make the most of your time with our optional tour to the Elephant World Sanctuary for rescued elephants.  Admire, feed and help bathe these incredible animals in the river before enjoying lunch at the camp.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Felix River Kwai Resort or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 6

River Kwai - Ayutthaya

After breakfast, journey to Ayutthaya, home to the UNESCO-listed ruins of the medieval capital of Siam. Founded in 1350, this royal city was a major power for over 400 years, until Burmese forces destroyed it in the 1700s. Stroll around the remains of this once-thriving city, seeing the restored chedi of the crumbled Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the blackened remnants of monasteries, the carved Buddha face entangled in tree roots, and the working Wat Yai Chaimongkol temple. Your tour also includes time at the Bang Pa In palace, a beautiful lakeside retreat of Thailand’s kings during the 19th century. Tonight, make the most of Ayutthaya’s setting by joining us for an optional dinner cruise on a traditional wooden rice barge.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ Krungsri River Hotel or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 7

Ayutthaya - Pattaya

Relax over breakfast before a scenic drive to Pattaya, a popular vacation spot on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand whose beaches and entertainments draw thousands of visitors annually. On arrival, experience the virtual ‘Theme Park - Dark Ride’ at a gems gallery, learning about Thailand’s most prized gemstones. Then, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day as you please, perhaps relaxing on the sands or by the pool. Later, you may wish to take our optional Pattaya by Night tour, savoring a sumptuous seafood dinner and cabaret show.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Long Beach Garden Hotel & Spa or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 8

Pattaya - Bangkok - Siem Reap

After breakfast, check out of your Bangkok hotel and transfer to Bangkok International Airport for your flight to Siem Reap, the capital of Cambodia’s northwestern Siem Reap province, and the gateway to the stupendous temples of Angkor Wat.  On arrival, meet your local tour guide and enjoy a convenient transfer to your hotel. Check in and enjoy the rest of the day to relax and make use of your hotel’s comforts and amenities.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Royal Angkor Resort Hotel or Similar

DAY 9

Siem Reap

Today is devoted to UNESCO-LISTED Angkor Wat, the jewel in Cambodia’s historical and cultural crown, and the world’s largest religious monument. Following breakfast at your hotel, set off on a guided tour of this magnificent complex, once the heart of the ancient Khmer empire that reigned supreme here between the 9th and 12th centuries. Your tour encompasses the fortified city of Angkor Thom, together with the stunning Terrace of Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper Kings, the remains of the Baphuon temple, and the Royal Enclosure, pyramid-shaped Phimeanakas, and Bayon, famous for its incredible sculpted heads, all carved with smiles.  To finish, head to the top of an Angkor temple to witness a stunning Cambodian sunset, watching as the orange sun sinks below the spires, temples and palms. 

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Royal Angkor Resort Hotel or Similar

DAY 10

Siem Reap

Leave after breakfast to visit the romantic temple of Ta Prohm, another of Angkor’s gems. This beautiful temple was the only one left in its original, dilapidated state by 19th-century archaeologists, and makes a magical sight, with its crumbled buildings and terraces enveloped in jungle foliage and giant tree roots. Continue from here to the 10th-century temple of Ta Keo, the 12th-century Chau Say Tevoda temple, and the Roluos group of temples, the earliest of Angkor Wat’s treasures.  Cap your day with a visit to Les Chantiers Ecole, a vocational center dedicated to preserving Cambodian culture by teaching young locals traditional arts and crafts skills.  Explore the workshops, seeing the students making stone- and wood carvings, painting delicate silks and crafting lacquerware and other items.

Included: American Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Royal Angkor Resort Hotel or Similar

DAY 11

Siem Reap - Bangkok - USA

Enjoy today free to explore Siem Reap, perhaps sampling some Cambodian cuisine at the restaurants or shopping for last-minute souvenirs. This evening, take the bus to Siem Reap International Airport for your return flight to the USA. If you are flying with Air China, your homebound flight departs in the early morning of the next day.

Included: American Breakfast

Your tour includes

  • Transpacific air tickets from Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
  • Fuel surcharges on airlines tickets
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Daily hotel breakfast

Air China:

    • IAH, JFK
    • LAX, SFO
    • ORD, IAD
    FROM $0 -$100 PP

Cathay Pacific Airways:

    • IAH, JFK
    • LAX, SFO
    • ORD, IAD
    FROM $0 -$250 PP

*Subject to availability

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Customer Reviews

THAILAND TO CAMBODIA

This was an amazing adventure...our guides "O" and Patti were absolutely genuine and will go above and beyond and are very knowledgeable and make your trip everything you need it to be. The hotel's are good...you do move around a lot but it's comfortable and you see and do so much. The floating market is so great with lots to buy and eat. The elephant Sanctuary is the best.the trips and places the guides take you and show you are ...

By LAUREN BUEHLER

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Thailand to Cambodia (ATC)