Arrival Day; a private driver will meet each passenger at the airport to transfer to the hotel. Stay in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll visit a hospital in the Phnom Penh area connected with The Max Foundation’s work. We’ll have lunch nearby, then a light panoramic tour of the city. This evening, we’ll have a private welcome dinner at a local restaurant, where guests will have a chance to formally introduce themselves and their connection to The Max Foundation’s work. We’ll stay overnight in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll depart for Kampong Thom. On the way, we’ll visit Kampong Cham and visit several traditional villages, cross the Mekong River on a small ferry, and visit a remote modern template at Phnom Pros. We’ll have dinner after arriving at the hotel, and stay overnight in Kampong Thom.
We’ll start this day with a special breakfast joined by local patients from Kampong Thom. Then we’ll depart the hotel to visit the complex of Prasat Sambour, where we will see several temples of the pre-Angkorine period. We’ll then have the chance to tour rice fields and plantations via motorcycle cab and learn more about rural Cambodia. We’ll visit a small local village and have lunch in a traditional Cambodian family house (connected with a solidarity project to maintain traditional culture and support the host family). After lunch, on the way to Siem Reap, we’ll visit Tonle Sap Lake and the floating village of Kampong Kleang. We’ll sail among its stilt houses on the way to a visit of local mangrove swamps. Dinner at hotel and stay in Siem Reap.
After breakfast, we’ll tour Siem Reap, including several of the famous Angkor temples, guided by a local patient of The Max Foundation. We’ll visit some of the most important temples including Ta Prohm, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphuon, Phimeanakas, and the Elephant Terrace, and of course, Angkor Wat. In the evening, we’ll enjoy a cultural Apsara Dance show with our dinner. Stay in Siem Reap.
After breakfast, we depart for the sacred mountain of Phnom Kulen, where we can take a short hike to a famous reclining Buddha statue and small temple next to a waterfall. We can then take a brief dip in the water near the waterfall. In the afternoon, we’ll have free time to souvenir shop, visit the city’s night markets, or walk along the lively Pub Street for
dinner. Stay in Siem Reap (or transport for overnight flight departures).
Departure Day; private airport transfers will take passengers to the airport throughout the day as needed.
*Pricing and Schedule Subject to Change*
Fundraising Minimum: $5,000
Includes: Hotel lodging, ground transportation, private airport transfers, three meals each day (except two dinners), local certified tour guide, bottled water throughout, entrance fees to sites, & tips
Does not include: Beverages (other than water) at meals, two dinners, option travel insurance, international airfare, passport fees, Cambodia visa ($30 on arrival)