Phnom Penh: Small-Group City Tour

Phnom Penh: Small-Group City Tour

Spend the day learning about Phnom Penh's past and present to explore the region's dark history and how it has shaped into the Cambodia of today. Visit somber locations made infamous by the Khmer Rouge and learn about the current politics that continue to move this country. Then, get out of the capital to visit an island on the Mekong, where you'll experience the local way of life along the river.

  • Start from : Pick up at hotel
  • Tour ends : At your hotel
  • Type : Tour Group
Phnom Penh: Small-Group City Tour
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  • Small-group city sightseeing tour of Phnom Penh
  • Travel by cyclo and mini Van
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Experience Cambodia’s tragic past and get a glimpse of what the future holds
  • Visit various temples and the French Quarter
  • Get in touch with the local people along Mekong River

Phnom-Penh-Tour   At 8: 00 am: we start with an educational experience about Cambodia's past. You’ll visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school that served as a Khmer Rouge torture center. Then, head out of the city to the Choueng Ek Memorial, where a pagoda made up of some 8,000 human skulls marks the site of one of the infamous Killing Fields.

Afterwards, enjoying a Khmer lunch.

 

Phnom-Penh-Tour2After lunch, you’ll travel by moto-remork (a Cambodian tuk-tuk) and cross the Japanese Friendship Bridge leaving Phnom Penh to catch a ferry across the Mekong River to Mekong Island. The island is famous for silk weaving, agriculture, and aquaculture. We'll stop to see the silk weavers at work in the village, where you can purchase some of the local products if you wish. As you wander the village, you can explore a Buddhist temple and floating fish farms, see fields of rice and morning glory, and enjoy local Khmer snacks at a family home.

Ton-le-sap

Leave the tuk-tuk behind and board a boat to enjoy the sunset from the water at the junction of the Tonle Bassac, Tonle Sap, and the Mekong. You’ll see the distinctive architecture of Cambodia, with Khmer-influenced buildings such as Wat Ounalom, the Royal Palace, and the Silver Pagoda, as well as French colonial buildings — some renovated, some ravaged by neglect and the war.


Finally, we close off the Mekong boat tour with a gorgeous sunset, and return you back to your hotel.

 

Includes

  • Transport by cylco and boat
  • Entrance fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Khmer lunch and snacks

Excludes

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Items of a personal nature
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