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Cambodian Water Festival and Longboat Race

Every year, Cambodia parties for three solid days along the Tonle Sap River to celebrate the end of the rainy season. Millions of people turn up every year to hear bands, eat ak ambok (a traditional Khmer rice dish), and cheer on the longboat racers during Bon Om Touk. But why merely attend the festival when you could be a part of it yourself? On this tour, you’ll get the chance to join a longboat crew and take part in the race itself, as well as meet with monks, explore ancient temples by bike, and soak up one of those legendary Tonle Sap sunsets. How’s that for an unbeatable travel story?

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Whats Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Meal at New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, Siem Reap Your G for Good Moment: Longboat Race Training, Siem Reap Your Hands-On Moment: Phare Circus Workshop, Siem Reap. Village visit. Angkor Wat guided tour. Banteay Srei cycling tour and Landmine Museum visit. Longboat equipment and team gear. Cambodian Water Festival and Longboat Race. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Hotels (7 nts).
  • Tuk-tuk, cycling, longboat.

Countries Visited

  • Cambodia

Join a longboat crew and take part in the Bon Om Touk race, Learn about the history of the festival from monks, Explore the Angkor Wat temple complex, Enjoy a full day of cycling to Banteay Srei, Celebrate with your teammates after the big race!

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Days : 8

Price : From AED 2,827*
*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights

Trip Style : Classic

Trip Type : Individuals

Physical Grading : 3 - Average

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Full Itinerary

Day 1 Siem Reap
Day 2 Siem Reap (1B, 1L)
Day 3 Siem Reap (1B)
Day 4 Siem Reap (1B, 1L)
Day 5 Siem Reap (1B)
Day 6 Siem Reap (1B, 1D)
Day 7 Siem Reap
Day 8 Siem Reap (1B)

Meals

Eating is a big part of travelling. G Adventures understands the importance of breakfast to start your day, we strive to include a basic breakfast wherever possible. A typical breakfast may include toast, coffee and tea, however, they may also be Asian style, consisting of noodles, congee (rice porridge), bread or eggs; this may vary depending on the city we're visiting. Vegetarians will be able to find a range of different foods, although in some areas the choice maybe limited. Should breakfast not be included, your CEO can suggest some local options. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what, and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. While trekking in remote regions, food is included, plentiful and made of fresh local ingredients. For all trips, please refer to the meals included and budget information. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to see and do, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting - we think it's the best of both worlds.

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*Per person twin sharing and excluding flights