HI all... I am taking my wife on a trip through Cambodia and Laos for our anniversary and want to make sure I am hitting the right spots... I notice there are many experienced cambodia travelers here. If you have afew minutes, could you take a look at the Itin prepared for me by a tour operator in Thailand... Is this good, lame, or is there something big missing... would love to hear any reviews.
here it is (the cambodia part atleast)
Day 1 - Arrive Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)
Arrive at Siem Reap - Cambodia in the morning, meet with your guide and
transfer to the hotel. Start your tour to visit the South Gate Angkor
Bayon, Baphuon, Terrace of Elephants & Terrace of the Leper King.
tour to the fabulous Angkor Wat, and enjoy the beautiful sunset view at
Phnom Bakheng. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2 - Angkor Wat - Small and Grand Circuits
Early morning, watch the picturesque sunrise at Angkor Wat before
to the hotel for breakfast. Carry on your Tour to the Small Circuit to
Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang, Ta Keo, Thommanon, and Chausay
in the morning and to the Grand Circuit to see Prasat Kravan, East
Pre Rup and Preah Khan. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3 - Angkor Wat - Rolous Group - Boat trip on Tonle Sap
Continue your sightseeing on this day to the famous Rolous Group and
Prasat Preah Ko, Bakong, and Lo Lei. In the afternoon, enjoy a serene
by taking a scenic boat trip on the Tonle Sap to see the Floating
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4 - Angkor Wat - Banteay Srei
After your sumptuous breakfast, visit the elegant Khmer Temples about
away from Siem Reap, i.e. Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre . In the
visit to Ta Som, Krol Ko and Neak Poan. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5 - Angkor Wat - Ethnic Village - West Baray
Today make an excursion to a local Ethnic Village, before visiting the
interesting Angkor temples such as Preah Pithu Group, Preah Palileay,
Western Baray (man-made reservoir) and West Mebon. Overnight in Siem
Day 6 - Siem Reap - Phnom Penh
Farewell Siem Reap and take an exciting speed-boat trip to Phnom Penh,
see scenic views of the Cambodian rural life along the riverbank
by air). Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. After a brief relaxation,
of Khmer Arts. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 7 - Phnom Penh
Witness the Reign of Terror during the Khmer Rouge Regime by touring
Choeung Ek Killing Fields and the Toul Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crime.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
Day 8 - Phnom Penh - Vientiane
Additional sightseeing until transfer to the airport for your departure
flight. Upon arrival to Vientiane, meet and transfer to hotel. Free at
leisure. Overnight at hotel.