Day 1

Arrival in Siem reap

[Dinner & Traditional dance show included]

Sour’S day and welcome to Siem Reap! Upon arrival you will meet our local representative who will take you to your hostel. After checking in, the rest of the afternoon is free for you to relax. Take a dip in the hostel pool, get a massage to decompress after your travels and then later enjoy Khmer cuisine with a buffet dinner while watching a traditional Apsara dancing show at a local restaurant. Afterwards, head down to Pub Street for welcome drinks and a rooftop party!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 2

TUK TUK TOUR & SUNSET RIVER CRUISE

[No Meals included]

After breakfast get ready for a day of exploring Siem Reap! You’ll be picked up at the hotel by your very own Tuk Tuk. First off, you’ll be visiting the Place Of The Monk where you will learn about the story of Buddha and his origins before he became a holy man. Then, you’ll be heading to a Craft Village where you’ll see how the Khmer people make silk, paintings, wood and stone sculptures, jewelries,and other crafts. You will also have an opportunity here to buy some of their products as a souvenir for your loved ones back home! After that, you will be visiting the Killing Fields Monument where you’ll see skulls of the people who died during the Khmer rouge. And lastly, you’ll be heading to the Tonle Sap Lake- the largest body of freshwater in all of Southeast Asia, to enjoy a sunset river cruise! After a day of exploring, feel free to relax or head out for dinner.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 3

ANGKOR WAT SUNRISE & TOUR

[No Meals Included]

Get ready for a day of discovering magnificent temples! Depart at 5:30 am in the morning for the sunrise at the temples of Angkor in Tuk Tuks. You will arrive at the mystical Angkor Wat just in time to see the sun rise over the water and temples. After sunrise we’ll head to the fabulous jungle temple of Ta Prohm when it opens. Ta Prohm is particularly amazing in the early morning when all you can hear are the sounds of the jungle, before the crowds arrive. After a an exciting morning exploring, we’ll head back mid afternoon, for a well deserved rest or dip in the pool. In the evening get your bartering skills ready and head to Siem Reap’s famous Night Market for some shopping time.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Days 4 & 5

IMPACT -SCHOOL HOMESTAY EXPERIENCE

[Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included]

Today you will be heading to your School Homestay Experience. This school provides education to the local children of Sampov Lourn village providing additional Khmer, Math, English and recreational activities. They work to ensure future job opportunities lie in Cambodia for the locals rather than going to work in neighbouring countries. You will be helping this amazing school by teaching and assisting the kids with their English lessons and by facilitating games, songs and other activities.

Accommodation: School Homestay Experience

 

Day 6

IMPACT- SCHOOL & DONATION PROJECT

Good morning! Today is a day of giving! After your morning teaching session, we’ll be making a vital contribution to the local people. Part of your fees will be contributing to the supplies and labourers needed to build either a well, a toilet, school kitchen for communities in need of fresh water. The donation made will depend upon the needs of the community at the time and this process is organised by the Cambodian Buddhism Association for Vulnerable Children, an NGO that’s making a vital impact in less fortunate areas of Cambodia. During this visit to the community you’ll experience how providing such basic needs like water can have a drastic impact on their standard of living. After that head back to Siem Reap. Feel free to dip in the pool or just relax and have some cold beverages. You deserve it!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 7

IMPACT - ELEPHANT SANCTUARY VISIT

[Lunch & Dinner Included]

Your adventure with the elephants starts today! This morning you will be picked up at your hostel before driving around 2 hours and half to reach this ethical Elephant Sanctuary. Arrive at Elephant Sanctuary and prepare yourself to be involved in activities. You will first have lunch before start your task to prepare food then later feeding food to the elephants and walking in the jungle and taking the elephants for a bath. You will be living on site in comfortable accommodation and possibly sharing with at least two other volunteers. Here you will fall asleep to the sounds from the jungle. All meals are vegetarian, with unlimited drinking water available.

Accommodation: Elephant Sanctuary

 

Day 8

IMPACT- ELEPHANT SANCTUARY VISIT

[Breakfast & Lunch Included]

After a vegetarian breakfast, start your busy morning to make food for the elephants. Then get involved in a tree protecting ritual, by wrapping blessed robes, prepared by monks, around the vegetation to stop it being chopped down.

Relax for lunch and then we will travel back to Siem Reap city. Check in you accommodation and relax as you please. Take a dip in the pool and later head out to pub street or night market area for dinner and drinks.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 9

FREE DAY

[No Meals Included]

After a few days of touring and volunteering all day, you need a break! Enjoy a well deserved rest today. Choose to oversleep or do any activities you like in Siem Reap. Shop some more for some souvenirs, explore some cool restaurants, get a massage or just chill by the pool. Treat yourself!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 10

MOUNT KULEN WATERFALL

[No Meals Included]

Get ready for a day of exploring jungles, waterfalls and nearby famous historical and cultural sights! This morning you will travel to Phnom Kulen, the sacred mountain that was the birthplace of the Khmer empire. It was here that Jayavarman II proclaimed independence from Java in 802, setting the stage for the glories of the Angkor-era that was to follow. There is a beautiful waterfall further downstream which is the perfect place to cool off after exploring. Spend some time swimming and just admiring the stunning waterfall . Afterwards, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant on your own budget before heading back to Siem Reap.

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 11

IMPACT - FEEDING DREAMS

[No Meals Included]

After lunch, you will visit the Feeding Dreams Project. This amazing project’s motto is that no child should attend school hungry. We’ll visit their centre and have a visit around their classrooms and maybe do a English teaching demonstration, organise a game of football against their team and enjoy cocktails and snacks at their training centre which is designed to provide training, skills and future employment opportunities to those less fortunate. We’ll even be visiting the local slums and making a rice drop donation as well to help feed the village and local families.

In the evening head out for your farewell meal. End this trip with a bang and head out to the Pub Street for an all-out, all-night party!!

Accommodation: Double/Twin shared bed at Pool Party Hostel (or similar)

 

Day 12

FAREWELL

[No Meals Included]

It was an amazing few days with you and we hope you enjoyed your time with us! It is time to say bye bye or keep the adventure going and continue by adding on an extra impact package in another country!


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