Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Service Leaning (7 days)
FROM: $552
US$ 803 per person (based on a group of 2 people)
US$ 623 per person (based on a group of 4 people)
US$ 552 per person (based on a group of 6 people)

Code: E-CTHED0000
Tour Style: Educational Tour
Duration: 07 Days
Difficulty Comfort Exclusivity

Vollunteering? What are the best ideas when you are traveling to South East Asia, especialy Cambodia?

To help explore these questions, our trip to Cambodia offers perspectives on poverty and economic and human development. It introduces innovative models and provides insight into the interrelated issues of labor, gender, human trafficking, and public health as well as helping locals.

Trip highlights
Meet with the Team of Travel Loops and Concert Cambodia is non government Oranization:
"Connecting Communities, Environment & Responsible Tourism" - is a not-for-profit social enterprise based in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The vision is a Cambodia free of poverty; our mission is to maximise the benefits from tourism and travel of all kinds for the most vulnerable people in Cambodia.

Learning about the country of Cambodia the fast growing including econimy and politics.

See Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the many wonderful places that demonstrate the deep history and varied architecture of South East Asia.

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Siem Reap (D)
Day 02: Siem Reap - Beng Malea Jungle Temple - Tonle Sap Lake (B/L/D)
Day 03: Siem Reap - Angkor (B/L/D)
Day 04: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
Day 05: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
Day 06: Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
Day 07: Phnom Penh (B/L)


Day 01: Arrival Siem Reap
Upon arrival in Siem Reap we will be met by our friendly guide and transferred to the hotel. Tonight will follow by the welcome dinner with Khmer Cuisine at the local restaurant.


Overnight at your hotel
Dinner included

Day 02: Siem Reap - Beng Malea Jungle Temple - Tonle Sap Lake 
This morning we drive through the Cambodian countryside to reach the jungle temple of Beng Malea. Constructed in the 12th century, the temple is now overrun with vegetation but still holds its charm. Following this we visit the local markets and Artisans Angkor; an area where disadvantaged youth are taught traditional Cambodian handicrafts.

Early afternoon we drive to the floating village of Kampong Khleang on the Tonle Sap Lake. We explore the village by boat before returning to enjoy a beautiful sunset on the summit of Pre Rup.

Dinner tonight will be at the FCC Angkor, which sits at the heart of Siem Reap Town. Overlooking the Siem Reap River this renovated French Governor's mansion is the perfect place to enjoy our first formal dinner together. After dinner we will make our way back to the hotel.


Overnight at your hotel
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 03: Siem Reap - Angkor 
Today we visit the main sites of the ancient royal capital of Angkor Thom (interestingly Cambodia’s national flag features a silhouette of Angkor, the ensign being the only one of all the nations to feature a building). Cycling after breakfast we will not only visit the ‘Great City’ but also Ta Prohm and The Bayon. In the afternoon we visit the most famous and largest of all temples; Angkor Wat. Dinner tonight will be at one of the nicest Italian restaurants in Cambodia.


Overnight at your hotel
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included


Day 04: Siem Reap - Project Work 
Today will be the service component of our trip. Working in conjunction with Concert Cambodia we will be responsible for assisting in the restoration of a local house. Lunch today will be on site. Dinner tonight will be at a local restaurant and during our meal we will be entertained by a traditional Apsara dance performance.


Overnight at your hotel
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Note: The project cost has not been included in the tour cost.

Day 05: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh 
This morning after breakfast we take the bus to Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. On the way we visit ‘the ancient bridge’, a carving village and for the culinary adventurous we will stop at a local village where deep fried spiders, crickets and birds are sold.
Upon arrival in Phnom Penh we transfer to our hotel and get ready for lunch. After lunch explore Phnom Penh by cyclo. Phnom Penh was once considered the loveliest city in Indochina and still maintains much of its charm; the frenetic Sisowath Quay (Cambodia’s three kilometre raucous riverfront thoroughfare) being described by many as one of the more interesting streets in South East Asia. After our cyclo ride we head back to the hotel for a rest and to get ready for dinner.


Overnight at your hotel
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 06: Phnom Penh 
After breakfast we head off for a fascinating day of sightseeing in and around Phnom Penh. In the morning visit the notorious “Killing Fields” at Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng Museum, both of which chronicle the unfortunate years under the Khmer Rouge.
After lunch we spend time at the Royal Palace, which houses the Silver Pagoda, so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. Also spend time today at the National Museum, which houses Khmer art from different periods of Khmer history.
There will also be time today for us to wander the stalls of Psar Tuol Tom Puong (The Russian Market) and also the Central Market.


Overnight at your hotel
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 07: Phnom Penh 
In the morning having breakfast at the hotel. Starting to cycle today through Cham Muslim communities en route to the Mekong Islands. Today we will cycle some distance but the sights, sounds and smells of rural Cambodia will remain with you for a lifetime.

Later afternoon will transfer to the airport for departure flight.

Dinner inlcuded

Note: Checkinout from hotel at 12:00

This tour is private and can be tailor-made to suit your travel needs. As a result the price is quoted in US dollars and shown on a per-person basis. The 'Price From' quoted above is for parties of 2, 4 and 6 people and for accommodation in 3 star hotels.  The final price will be privately quoted, based on the number in your party, your preferred time of travel, grade of hotel and any additional services requested. Please click on the BOOK NOW button and fill in the booking form, after which one of our travel consultants will customize the best value holiday for you.



We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina particularly, hotel price makes up most of the cost of your holiday in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. All of our prices are calculated on a twin-shared basis. As a guide, Travel Loops defines hotel grades as follows:


>> Superior Level (3 star hotels in good locations): > 60 USD/room/night
>> Deluxe Level (4 star hotels): > 110 USD/room/night
>> Luxury Level (5 star hotels): > 180 USD/room/night.


Price based on twin shared accommodation.
Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
More people means more discount. Please enquire for more details

Tour prices based on superior level (3 Star Hotel)

Group Size Price Per Person In USD based on twin / Double roon share
6 People  US$ 552 per person
4 People  US$ 623 per person 
2 People  US$ 803 per person


1. Entrance Fees.
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.


2. Meals.
All meals as specified in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).

When the meals are not included in the program and you want to look for a good place to eat, your guide assit you and recomend a good one from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a mixture of Western and Vietnamese cuisines. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Vietnamese breakfasts is supplied; however, there may be occasions when only a Vietnamese breakfast is available in some remote locations.


3. Private Transfers & Airport Pick-up and drop-off.
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as mentioned in the itinerary).


4. Professional Tour Guide.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city that will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.


5. Accommodation.
Hotel fees are based on double occupancy one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Vietnamese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.


6. Service Charge & Government Taxes.


7. Arrangements Fees.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges. 



1. International/domestic Airfares, Airport Tax, Fuel Fee, Service Charge


2. Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar & Laos Entry Visa Fees.


3. Excess Baggage Charges.
Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.


4. Personal Expenses.
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as Tips and gratuities, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.


5. Meals.
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.


6. Single Room Supplement.

7. Travel Insurance.

8. Payment fees.

9. Project cost.
The cost to purhcase materials for fixing the house such as the wall, roof or floor, it's a non profitable cost to complete the project work. 


The hotels listed below are just our suggestions offering the best value for this trip according to the hotel category chosen., but Travel Loops also offers more options to cater for different grades, personal taste, and budget. Please let us know if you have any specific choice of hotels, or personal preferences/requirements.

Note: Our first choice for each level of accommodation has been highlighted in orange. As mentioned above our selection criteria are based on: prior client reviews, hotel management and staff training, facilities maintenance, location, business relationship and advantages given exclusively to our clients on price and service.







------------    Superior Level (3*)    --------------

Phnom Penh  Cara Hotel  3*  Superior 
Phnom Penh Lux Riverside 3* Superior
Phnom Penh Salita Hotel 3* Superior
Phnom Penh   Anise Hotel 3*  Superior 
Siem Reap Steung Siem Reap Hotel 3* Superior 
Siem Reap Prum Bayon Hotel 3* Superior 
Siem Reap Angkor Home 3*  Superior  
Siem Reap Saem Siem Reap 3*   Superior  
Siem Reap Casa Angkor 3*  Superior 

 --------------     Deluxe Level (4*)     --------------

 Phnom Penh Phnom Penh Hotel 4* Superior 
 Phnom Penh Amanjaya Pancam   4* Junior Suite Room 
 Phnom Penh Sunway  4* Superior 
Phnom Penh   Himawari  4*  Superior  
Phnom Penh  Queen Hotel   4*  Superior 
 Siem Reap Tara Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap  Angkor Miracle 4*  Deluxe Poolview 
Siem Reap  Angkor Paradise 4*   Superior
Siem Reap  Borei Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap Shinta Mani 4* Superior 

 --------------    Luxury Level (5*)    --------------

Phnom Penh  Raffle Le Royal   5*  Stateroom 
 Phnom Penh Sofitel Phnom Penh 5*  Superior 
Phnom Penh Intercontinental 5*   Superior 
Siem Reap Victoria Angkor 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Raffles Grand D´Angkor 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Sofitel Phokeetra 5*  Superior 
Siem Reap Park Hyatt 5*   Superior 
Siem Reap Le Meridien 5*  Superior 
--------------    Boutiques & Resorts    --------------
Phnom Penh   The Plantation  4*   Superior  
Phnom Penh   White Mansion 4*   Superior 
 Phnom Penh The Governor´s House 5*   Superior 
 Phnom Penh The Villa Paradiso  4*   Superior 
Phnom Penh La Rose 4*   Superior 
Phnom Penh La Maison d´Ambre 4*   Superior 
Siem Reap Navutu Dreams  4*  Explorer Room 
Siem Reap  Memoires D´Angkor 4*  Superior 
Siem Reap Mulberry  4*  Suite 
Siem Reap Natura Resort 4* Villa
Siem Reap La Residence D' Angkor   5*  Superior  
Siem Reap The Sothea 5* Superior  


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