Prepare for a unique adventure packed full of ancient sights and breathtaking beauty as you journey from the hustle of Bangkok to the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Discover the laid-back charm of the Khmers, call into the ancient Angkor ruins, take on beguiling Phnom Penh and relax on the palm-fringed beaches of Sihanoukville. With a do-it-yourself approach that gives you the freedom to choose what interests you, we dare you to not be impressed by this adventure.
Day 1 Bangkok
With exotic markets, weaving tuk-tuks, slow-going longtail boats and serene temples, Bangkok is an exciting city to start the adventure. Shop up a storm, enjoy a soothing massage or savour the many flavours of Thai cuisine.
Days 2-4 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat
Don't miss the extraordinary temples of Angkor Wat - they're just a short ride away. Perhaps also consider a tour to Tonle Sap Lake or peruse Siem Reap's markets for a trinket or two.
Day 5 Kompong Cham
Enjoy the fusion of frontier charm and French-colonial character of Kompong Cham. Walk along the streets admiring faded European architecture or hire a bike to explore the rustic surrounds. Perhaps head into the region surrounding Kompong Cham to learn the legends of nearby mountain temples.
Day 6 Phnom Penh
Travel to the capital city of Phnom Penh and in free time make tracks to the glimmering Silver Pagoda or haggle for a bargain at the art deco-designed central market, Psar Thmei.
Day 7 Homestay
Head out into the Cambodian countryside to a village homestay. Staying with a friendly local family, this is a unique opportunity to experience everyday rural life and to enjoy a home-cooked Khmer meal.
Days 8-10 Sihanoukville
Find a spot on the secluded beaches that fringe Sihanoukville or take a boat tour out to nearby idyllic islands. If mangrove forests, monkeys and exotic birds appeal, visit the Ream National Park for a tropical safari.
Day 11 Phnom Penh
Find graphic reminders of Cambodia's tragic history in the bone-chilling Tuol Sleng Museum, which is filled with black-and-white photographs of Pol Pot's prisoners.
Days 12-13 Ho Chi Minh City
Take a final bus journey from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City where the Cambodia Adventure comes to an end amid swarms of motorbikes. Why not head out to enjoy a final feast, this time enjoying mouth-watering Vietnamese cuisine.