Tour ItineraryThe Great Circle of Cambodia (Ex-Bangkok) with Ko Chang, Thailand (ETC) 10 days/9 nights Applicable for: A group of minimum 2 persons Itinerary: A great way to visit Angkor Wat by overland from Bangkok, seeing the beautiful rural countryside while traveling through the land that once was so much affected by wars. The Tour also covers the fascinating Sihanoukville. Return to Thailand via Ko Kong for a beach break at fantastic island of Ko Chang. Day1, Bangkok – Poi Pet – Siem Reap (-/-/-) Morning departure from own hotel in Bangkok to Aranyaprathet, the border town. After getting the entry visa at the border, depart by a private air-conditioned transport to Siem Reap. Stops are made en route to visit the Killing Fields Pagoda and stone-carving village. Arrive at Siem Reap in the late afternoon. Transfer to hotel for overnight. Remark:  Transfer Bangkok/Aranyaprathet is with an English speaking driver, not guide. Day 2, Siem Reap (B/-/-) Visit the South Gate of Angkor, Bayon, the Terrace of Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King, the former Royal Palace, Pahoun and Phimean Akas Temples. After lunch take a bicycle ride from Angkor Thom to visit Angkor Wat. End the day at Phnom Bakheng where you can enjoy watching the sunset from the mountain. Day 3, Siem Reap (B/-/-) In the morning visit Banteay Srei and after lunch visit Ta Prohm and Tonle Sap Great Lake with a boat trip to see the floating village. Day 4,            Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B/-/-) Transfer to the pier for a boat trip across the Great Lake to Phnom Penh.  Upon arrival in Phnom Penh transfer to hotel. In the afternoon visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda and Wat Phnom. Day 5,            Phnom Penh – Sihanouk Ville (B/-/-) In the morning visit the National Museum and the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide. Depart after lunch by road to Sihanouville passing through scenic countryside. Arrive at Sihanouk Ville in the afternoon with time enough to enjoy the beautiful beach. Day 6,            Sihanouk Ville – Ko Kong (B/-/-) Morning is at leisure. In the afternoon transfer to the pier for a speed boat to Ko Kong, (schedule 12:00 – 16:00). Arrive Koh Kong and visit a Muslim fishing village and the Chot Gnang Pagoda. Transfer to the hotel to overnight at the Koh Kong Grand Hotel. Day 7,            Ko Kong – Border – Ko Chang (B/-/-) In the morning visit Mean Chey High School to see the learning environment for Cambodian children and then take a boat trip to a waterfall and mangrove forest with picnic lunch. Afternoon departure to the border. After the immigration procedures, drive for approximately 1½ hours to the pier in Trad for a 30-minute ferry across to Koh Chang and transfer to hotel accommodation. Remarks – Important

  • Participants should already obtain visa or have re-entry visa to Thailand. The immigration here is only a check point and cannot issue visas upon arrival.
  • Transfer to Ko Chang is with English-speaking driver, not guide.

Day 8-9 Ko Chang (B/-/-) At leisure either to enjoy the beach, own exploration around the islands to see beautiful waterfalls or forest, or take a boat trip to see the corals around the nearby islands. Day 10, Ko Chang – Bangkok (B/-/-) Joint transfer to Bangkok. Termination of the tour. Departure day: Daily departure, year round. List of preferred hotels: First Class Hotels

  • Siem Reap        Angkor Century hotel (Superior)
  • Panom Penh      Sunway hotel (Deluxe), Phnom Penh Hotel (Superior)
  • Sihanouk Ville    Sokha Beach (Garden View).
  • Ko Kong            Grand Hotel Koh Kong.
  • Ko Chang          Ko Chang Paradise Resort (sup).

Tourist class

  • Siem Reap        Royal Crown hotel (ROH), City River (Superior), Monarch Angkor (Standard).
  • Panom Penh      New York Hotel (Standard), Princess Hotel (Standard)
  • Sihanouk Ville    Seaside Hotel.
  • Ko Kong            Grand Hotel Koh Kong.
  • Ko Chang          Ko Chang Paradise Resort (sup).

TOUR COST – please ask for current tour price Subject to confirmation on Booking and an Acceptance Payment of £200 per person. The UK pounds price shown is based on current exchange rates. Cost per person on twin share basis as per itinerary First Class Hotels From – Per Person US$1332 excludes Acceptance Payment/Deposit (PLUS Acceptance Payment/Deposit of £150) Tourist Class Hotels From – Per Person US$1140 excludes Acceptance Payment/Deposit (Plus Acceptance Payment/Deposit of £150) Domestic or International airfare NOTincluded in above cost are subject to change by airlines. Payment. 1.On acceptance – £200 per person, Acceptance Payment/Deposit (non refundable) by cheque payable to “S W & M Miller”. Your Contract for all tour arrangements is directly with ETC, Thailand to whom payment for the tour is made. 2. Eight weeks prior to arrival in Bangkok or on Acceptance  – 50% payable in US $, by Credit Card or International Bank Transfer, direct to ETC, Thailand 3. On arrival in Thailand – 50% payable, in US $, by Credit Card or Cash.

Cancellation Charges

35 days prior to arrival a cancellation fee of US$200 per person will be applicable. 30 days notice of cancellation a fee of 25% of the total amount will be applicable. 25 days notice of cancellation a fee of 50% of the total amount will be applicable Less than 25 days notice incurs the full amount. Acceptance Payment non refundable Included in the Cost

  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis in the hotels mentioned above or equivalent – subject to availability.
  • Any single room subject to supplement shown.
  • Room and breakfast basis – or meals as indicated in the itinerary (B), (L) and (D)
  • Full board at Wildlife Park if applicable.
  • All transfers, sightseeing and excursions by air-conditioned vehicle – except in National Parks.
  • Services of an English speaking local guide (or a naturalist in National Parks)
  • Entrance fees at monuments and parks where applicable
  • Train journeys where applicable
  • Basic porterage at airports, rail stations and hotels (not tips).
  • All currently applicable taxes.
  • The UK pounds price shown is based on current exchange rates and subject to change.

Excluded from the Cost

  • Expenses of a personal nature such as table drinks, laundry, telephone calls, Internet charges, mineral water, tips, shopping etc.
  • Any other meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary or ‘includes’ list.
  • Any international airfares to India and Asia
  • International and Domestic economy airfares in Asia, indicated in the itinerary, are subject to change.
  • Any airport taxes where applicable in each country
  • Any subsequent increase in airfares, fuel costs, monuments/sightseeing fees.
  • Any other taxes subsequently introduced by Government, State or Tourist Ministry.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees, if applicable, in any country
  • Any Christmas, New Year and Gala Dinners
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