textiles and temples of cambodia
Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
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Take a journey into the fascinating country of Cambodia. Visit a weaving project where the ancient traditions of Khmer textiles are being revived and unique forest project established to revive ancient plants for making natural silk dyes. Visit the bustling river city of Phnom Penh, the awe inspiring temples of Angkor and try your hand at the art of weaving with water hyacinth fibres.
Day 1: Today is arrival day. Your time is free to explore the neighbourhood around the hotel and relax after your flight.
Day 2: Today you start your exploration of Cambodia with a tour of the Royal Place, Wat Phnom, the National Museum and the infamous Killing Fields. We finish the day with a visit to the bustling Central market.
Day 3: This morning we fly north to the tourist centre of Siem Reap - gateway to the awe inspiring temples of Angkor. This afternoon visit the amazing Angkor Thom, the Bayon and the amazing Angkor Wat.
Day 4: This morning we'll visit the jungle temple of Ta Phrom before visiting a unique forest project where natural dyes and weaving traditions are being revived. You'll also visit the beautiful pink 'ladies' temple of Banteay Srei. This afternoon you'll visit a traditional Khmer silk farm.
Day 5: This morning you'll visit the famous TonleSap lake where you'll spend time with some local ladies learning the art of water hyacinth weaving in a floating classroom! The afternoon is free to relax by the pool or explore the shopping scene of Siem Reap.
Day 6; We start the morning off with a visit to the Mekong Quilts project and the Artisan d'Angkor Craft workshop leaving the remainder of the day free for you to explore the markets and do any last minute shopping.
Day 7: Our tour finishes today when we transfer to the airport for the flight home.
This itinerary can be tailored to fit the interests of you and your clients.
Starts: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Finishes: Siem Reap
Cost: $2400 per person twin share *
* Based on a minimum group of 7 (+ tour convener) travelling together- this may alter slightly depending on your month of travel.
* Excludes international flight costs.