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11-Day Best of Thailand and Cambodia Tour

11-Day Best of Thailand and Cambodia Tour

By Nora OuUpdated Aug. 25, 2023
The Essence of SE Asia's Cultural and Natural Beauty

This tour is designed for first-timers who would like a mix of natural and cultural experiences in Thailand and Cambodia. From amazing Angkor Wat to Thai cuisine flavors and wonderful beaches, our energetic-to-relaxed itinerary takes you from engaging Siem Reap and Bangkok to relaxing Chiang Mai and Phuket.

We are happy to customize it for you, maybe adding a special theme or activities for a birthday/honeymoon/anniversary, young children, etc.

  • Days:11±
  • Best For:First-timers
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample Price:from US$2,520 each (2 per room)*
  • Flights:SE Asia's included (international on request)
  • Cancellations:100% refunded! (till 22 days before)

*The cost for a customized private SE Asia tour from US$200/person/day

Thailand and Cambodia Tour Map (Suggested Route)

Thailand and Cambodia tour map

Tour Highlights

Here are the awesome attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Visit the famous Grand Palace and spectacular Wat Pho in Bangkok.

the Grand Palace

Discover the exquisite complex of temples, Angkor Wat, and the idyllic countryside in Siem Reap.

the Angkor Wat

Take an ox cart ride through the countryside in Siem Reap.

Ox car
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Take a boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake to see the floating villages and Enjoy the sunset.

people row the boat on Tonle Sap Lake
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Indulge in the fabulous flavors of Northern Thailand during a home cooking experience in Chiang Mai.

cooking class in Chiang Mai
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Skip the commercail elephant camp. Have a close encounter with elephants in a green jungle.

elephants in the river
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Relax on the wonderful beaches in Phuket before heading back home.

boats on the sea

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Your preferences design the real journey. We're ready to create a wonderful Thailand and Cambodia tour for you.

Day 1
Arrive in Bangkok

You will be met by your private tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel in a private car. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your leisure.

Day 2
Venture Through the Gilded City of Bangkok
  • Start your day with listening to the monks chanting at the historic Wat Pho, which is one of the oldest temples in Bangkok.
  • Take a tuk tuk ride via Pak Khlong Talat flower market to the Grand Palace. Immerse in the splendid history of Thailand.
  • Continue with a relaxing long-tail boat ride along the ancient canals of Thonburi to get a flavor of the local life.
  • Stop at the iconic Wat Arun, which was once the grand royal temple of Rama II.
  • Cross the Chao Phraya River to Chinatown for a glance at Old Bangkok.
The Royal Grand Palace
The Royal Grand Palace
Day 3
Fly to Siem Reap

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap. Private transfers between the hotels and airports are provided in both cities.

Day 4
Discover the Exquisite Complex of Angkor Temples
  • Cross the ancient moat and venture into the heart of Angkor Wat. Look back on the illustrious achievements of the Khmer Empire while strolling through Angkor Thom.
  • Uncover the story of Bayon and greet its smiling faces, which have been guarding the imperial city throughout the long river of history.
  • Wander around Ta Prohm in the shadow of towering trees and witness their giant roots devouring the ruins.
  • Walk through the extraordinary Preah Khan and immerse yourself in its grandeur.
The Ruins of Angkok Temples
The Ruins of Angkok Temples
Day 5
Angkor Temples and Local Life Experience
  • Visit Banteay Srei, which is the jewel of Khmer art.
  • Stop at the Cambodian Landmine Museum where you will be touched by the persistence of Cambodian efforts to clear life-threatening land mines.
  • Take an ox cart ride through a country road lined with palm trees and surrounded by rice fields.
  • Move on to visit Tonle Sap Lake and take a boat ride to Kampong Phluk.
  • Visit to a mangrove forest nearby and enjoy a sunset cocktail on the lake
Delicate details of Banteay Srei
Delicate details of Banteay Srei
Day 6
Fly to Chiang Mai with a Transit in Bangkok

Fly from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai with a transit in Bangkok. Private transfers between the hotels and airports are provided in both cities.

Day 7
An Elephant Experience and a Traditional Thai Cooking Class
  • Spend half a day caring for the elephants at Elephant Rescue Park which ranks #1 on TripAdvisor for Chiang Mai.
  • Interact with the elephants, feed them, walk with them, and hug them.
  • Learn how to make some of the best home-cooked Thai dishes with a local family.
  • Try dishes from the north, northeast, and central regions of Thailand.
Interact with the elephants at Elephant Rescue Park
Interact with the elephants at Elephant Rescue Park
Day 8
Mountian Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai to Phuket
  • Start with a visit to a vibrant food and flower market in the morning
  • Continue to Wat Suan Dok, the final resting place of the ashes of the former kings of Chiang Mai and the Thai royal family.
  • Discover the iconic mountain, Doi Suthep, which is in one of the most famous national parks in Northern Thailand.
  • Return to Chiang Mai and enjoy a 20-minute rickshaw ride through the quiet streets of the old town
  • Fly to Phuket in the afternoon.
The Sacred Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
The Sacred Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Day 9–10
Free Time in Phuket

You will have two free days to spend at leisure by the beach. You might consider taking a speedboat trip to the many nearby tropical paradises, including the famous Phi Phi Islands, James Bond Island, or enjoy a serene cruise around the mystical Phang Nga Bay. Please contact our travel consultant for the add-ons available when you make an inquiry.

Day 11
Phuket Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Phuket International Airport for your flight back home.

Ideas for Making This Trip Uniquely Yours

Special experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

champagne on the night cruise
Manohra Luxury Dinner Cruise

For couples

Bangkok Evening Food Tour by Tuk Tuk

For foodies

the limestone hill on the sea
Explore the James Bond Island

For discovery-seekers

Erawan waterfall
Quad Adventure in the Countryside

For families or adventurers

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Hand-Picked Hotels

We select hotels with style and local features. Let us know your preferences and we'll find your ideal hotel.

hotel in Bangkok
Central located hotel in Bangkok
Boutique resort in Chiang Mai
Boutique resort in Chiang Mai
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Boutique resort in Phuket
Romantic resort in Phuket
forest resort in Phuket
Boutique resort in the forest

Our Service Includes:

11 days from
US$ 2,520
per person (based on 2 persons and 4-star hotels)
  • Private transfers and English-speaking tour guide
  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
  • Accommodations for 10 nights
  • Flights between cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfasts at hotels and lunches for every guided day
  • Governmental taxes

Tour code: ah-mtc-7

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