Add dates
Eastern Cambodia

Private Experiences

Our most recommended Eastern Cambodia Private Experiences

Best of Phnom Penh: Half-Day Private City Tour

1. Best of Phnom Penh: Half-Day Private City Tour

At 8:00 AM, start your tour of the charming capital with a visit to the city’s namesake, Wat Phnom. The pagoda was built to house Buddhist relics washed ashore by the river. After, you will visit the Royal Palace built in 1866 by King Norodom. See the different structures of this pagoda-style compound and stroll in its beautiful garden. Visit the Silver Pagoda named because of it’s floor that is comprised of 5,000 silver tiles. A gold Buddha encrusted with 9,584 diamonds and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha are also housed here. Continue to the nearby National Museum. Built in 1917, it is an exceptional example of traditional architecture and is exclusively devoted to preserving and displaying Khmer art and sculptures. Hundreds of pieces are housed here including both pre-and post-Angkorian pieces. At 12:00 PM, your tour will come to an end and your guide will transfer you back to your hotel.

From Phnom Penh: Full day tour to Kampong Cham

2. From Phnom Penh: Full day tour to Kampong Cham

Following an 7:300 AM pickup and welcome at your hotel or guest house by your driver/guide, you will depart from Phnom Penh by car to Kompong Cham province, a 124 km (77 mile) drive away. This ride should take about 2 hours. Kampong Cham, the most populous province in Cambodia, is a gateway to North-Eastern side of the country and its beautiful scenery. Visit Wat Nokoh, featuring an ancient temple that dates back to the 12th century. A short tour of Kompong Cham includes examples of colonial architecture in the city, and a walk through the relaxing and quiet town that was once an important trading post during the French colonial period. Following lunch at a local restaurant, drive to Chup to visit a rubber plantation and factory established in the region by the French. In the late afternoon drive back to Phnom Penh to your hotel or guesthouse.

Phnom Penh City Tour + Mekong River Boat Trip

3. Phnom Penh City Tour + Mekong River Boat Trip

Following a hotel pick-up at 08:00 from Phnom Penh City area hotel, your first stop will be Royal Palace. The Royal Palace is one of Phnom Penh’s most splendid architectural achievements. Next, head to Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, a phenomenal area in Cambodia filled with hundreds of years of history. You will visit Cambodia's National Museum, offering a charming setting for a stunning collection of ancient Khmer art. Next up, you visit Wat Phnom. The temple has a strong connection with the establishment of the capital city of Cambodia. The current name of the city Phnom-Penh in native language means literally the hill of Ms. Penh. Wat Phnom temple was built in 1373.  After lunch at your own cost, you will board your boat and travel down the Tonle Sap River to where it meets the mighty Mekong River. You are cruising past the floating villages and onto the first of two islands. Your boat will first dock in the village of Prek Bongkong on Silk Island. Enjoy a tour of the working silk farm known as Heng Naysim Traditional Cambodian Weaving House, to see how silks are made by tracing the steps from collecting the silk from silkworms, to crafting the final shimmering sheets. You will have the opportunity to purchase beautiful handmade silk products direct from the farm. You will spend one hour back at Phnom Phen city by the same 1-hour boat ride. You will proceed to visit the Independence Monument. Built in 1955, this symbolizes Cambodian independence gained from French colonialism in 1953. This monument is a copy of the Bakong temple (a temple from the Rolous group of the 9th century). The one-hundred Nagas and snake motif can be seen in  historical, cultural, archeological, and business contexts. At approximately 18:00, you'll arrive back at your hotel in Phnom Penh city area where the tour will end.

Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

4. Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

A guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Phnom Penh City. Your first stop is Wat Phnom, a 14th-century Buddhist temple. At 27 meters, it is the highest religious structure in the city. Your next destination is the Royal Palace (under renovation) – a majestic building constructed in 1866 by King Norodom. Stroll through its beautiful gardens while admiring the various pagoda style structures. The silver pagoda is named after its floor, which comprises of 5,000 silver tiles. Inside, it houses a gold Buddha encrusted with 9,584 diamonds. Finally, you will visit the National Museum – a museum dedicated to preserving the Khmer art. Among the hundreds of pieces are examples of pre and post Angkorian art.

From Siem Reap: Day Trip to Battambang and Temple Tour

5. From Siem Reap: Day Trip to Battambang and Temple Tour

At 7:00h a Euro Kymer guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the west of Siem Reap to the Sisophon district. The area is full of gorgeous of lakes and Kymer temples – the perfect opportunity for some photographs. We will continue to Battambang Province, the heart of Cambodia’s rice bowl. Its title gives it away. It’s the area where the Cambodia produces most of it’s rice, and it not unusual to see cattle driving carts of rice along its dusty mud tracks. At the Sompove Mountain you visit the Killing Cave. Again, its name gives it away. It was a place where hundreds of people were tortured and killed. At the top of Banon Mountain, your next stop, is the temple of Banon - a mid 11th century Angkorian-era ruin consisting of five Prasats arranged in the quincunx form reminiscent of Angkor Wat. Back in the town center, we will visit the Provincial Museum and Wat Kandal – a collection of ancient pagodas. We will arrive back in Siem Reap in the late evening.

Private tour: Koh Ker Group, Beng Mealea & Tonle Sap

6. Private tour: Koh Ker Group, Beng Mealea & Tonle Sap

You're picked up from your hotel at 7:00 am and drive to the remote archaeological site of Koh Ker Group in northern Cambodia, about 120 kilometers away from Siem Reap. Koh Ker temple is likely to have been the state temple of Khmer King Jayavarman IV. It is vertically oriented in the shape of a pyramid with seven tiers and numerous shrines, all of which combine to create an imposing sight. You'll learn all about the formerly powerful Khmer Empire as you tour the area with your guide and take some picturesque photos. In the afternoon, we will have lunch at the local restaurant before heading to Beng Melea, the mysterious 12th-century temple in the middle of the jungle. This temple is heavily overgrown with vegetation, trees, lianas, and mosses. This temple is the most ruined stone temple in Angkor Park, as well as one of the largest temples on a grand scale in this historic site. Before returning to the city, experience the a boat cruise to Kampong Phluk fishing village at Tonle Sap.

Siem Reap: Private Multi-Stop Jeep and Boat Tour in Angkor

7. Siem Reap: Private Multi-Stop Jeep and Boat Tour in Angkor

This quick getaway to Siem Reap offers a guided jeep tour of Angkor, one of Cambodia’s most iconic and historic cities, including transportation and local meals. Visit the Phare Circus, Ta Prohm, Bayon Temple, and more. Enjoy a private cruise to the floating village. Day 1: Arrive in Siem Reap and visit the Phare CircusYour adventure starts with a meet and greet with your guide and driver at the airport, followed by a transfer straight to your accommodation for a few hours of rest. In the evening, head out to have a Khmer dinner at the famous HAVEN restaurant, with its unique setting and beautiful garden. Then, go see a Phare Circus performance that combines local traditions with innovation and creativity. Day 2: Visit Ta Prohm and Banteay SreiStarting in the morning, travel by jeep to Ta Prohm, pausing to collect your entry pass at the archaeological park entrance. Ta Prohm’s crumbling towers and root-embraced walls make it one of the most picturesque and atmospheric ruins in the Angkor complex. After exploring this iconic temple, have lunch at Srah Srang, then visit Banteay Srei. This red sandstone temple is one of Angkor’s most significant structures. Its walls are decorated with elaborate carvings which have been preserved remarkably well. Day 3: Angkor Sunrise and Angkor Thom SunsetRising at the crack of dawn, take a deep breath and get ready to experience the once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the most beautiful sunrise at Angkor Wat. Enjoy the views and learn how the rising sun brings the temples to life. Then, head down to explore the ancient temple at its most atmospheric, bathed in the warm glow of the morning sun. After exploring Angkor Wat, you’ll return to your accommodation and have time to rest before exploring the walled city of Angkor Thom. From Angkor Thom, continue to Bayon Temple. Located at the center of the city, see why this temple is also known as the “Giant Face Temple.” Your guide will point out the most interesting of the detailed bas reliefs illustrating everyday life in the Angkorian era. The tour concludes at the vast moat of Angkor Thom complex, where you’ll get to take a peaceful sunset cruise on a rowboat while enjoying canapés (hors d'oeuvre) and drinks. Day 4: Tour to Rouluos Temples and the Floating VillagePrepare to travel back in time to one of the earliest capitals in the Angkor area, Hariharalaya, now known as the Rouluos Group. Then, head to Kampong Pluk. Hop aboard a private boat to visit a floating village built entirely on stilts in the Tonle Sap, the lake at Cambodia’s center. See the little school, Buddhist temple, and shops before puttering off to a nearby floating fishing village. Day 5: Depart Siem ReapOn the final day of the tour, start with a filling breakfast before checkout time at the hotel. A jeep will be waiting to take you to the airport in Siem Reap. If planning to stay in Angkor longer, your guide will recommend some activities to do in the area.

Angkor Wat: Full-Day Sunrise Private Tour with Local Guide

8. Angkor Wat: Full-Day Sunrise Private Tour with Local Guide

Join an unforgettable experience on this private sunrise tour of Angkor Wat. Follow a local guide and explore the Angkor complex before the crowds. Learn about local culture as you take in highlights including the jungle temple of Ta Prohm. Begin your tour with an early pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Then, start your adventure by climbing the main entrance of the Angkor Wat and admiring the stunning sunrise over the site and all the surrounding temples. Visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom. Angkor Thom comprises the renowned Bayon and Baphoun temples originally made up of 54 towers and 216 faces of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. During the visit, learn the historical facts of the Angkor Temples and the Khmer empire and all the main Angkor architectural elements from your guide. After lunch (at your own expense), pass by both the Terrace of Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King, known as the royal viewing platform and the stage of the king’s great audience hall. Next, head to Ta Prohm Temple, known as the “jungle temple” or “tree temple,” referring to the lush trees surrounding the temple’s stones. Marvel at the gigantic roots of the trees embracing the ruins that have made it one the Angkor’s most popular temples. End your tour with a visit to Banteay Kdei, a temple built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century. After your visit, get dropped off back at your hotel in Siem Reap.

Frequently asked questions about Eastern Cambodia Private Experiences

What are other things to do than Private Experiences that are worth visiting in Eastern Cambodia?

The other unmissable things to do in Eastern Cambodia are:

What are the best Eastern Cambodia Private Experiences?

Which Eastern Cambodia Private Experiences are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Eastern Cambodia

Want to discover all there is to do in Eastern Cambodia? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Eastern Cambodia

It has been an unbeatable success to have taken this excursion with this tour operator, they have taken care that I could make a visit with enough time within my narrow margin on the day I had today I have to mention the interest, kindness, wisdom and knowledge of the guide Kim Without which the excursion would not have been the same, likewise the driver always pending to facilitate things with my luggage with everything of course regardless of what the visit is and the excursion itself, which is a marvel, you should not stop doing it is very interesting very complete but does not honor the tour operator and the guide

I really enjoyed the tour. The tour guide was very attentive in speaking English. Being Canadian I had no problem with it. He was very informative and efficient in how he organized the tour. Being a solo traveller, it was awesome having some to take my pictures of me being in the picture! Thanks again...

The Guide and Driver were excellent. Knowledge and English skills excellent. I would highly recommend this tour to every visitor to Phnom Penh. well Worth any extra cost!!!

Our guide Sam was magnificent. His knowledge about the sites and the history was sublime. His English was of a very high level, so understandable for all of us.

Wonderfull to see the Royal palace and Pagoda

The guide was very knowlegeable and enthousiastic. It was a great half day tour to see some of the most beautifull sites in Phnom Penh.