Past and Present in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh 3-Day Historic Tour - Cambodia

Prices from £198 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationPhnom Penh - Tuol Sleng Museum - Killing Fields

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Explore Phnom Penh, a city that pulses with energy, history and survival. Discover Cambodia’s heartbreaking past, watch sunlight bounce off the Silver Pagoda and meander along the banks of the Mekong. It’s a colourful riot of sights, sounds, monks motorbikes and tangy aromas, packed with character. The ‘Pearl of Asia’ will flood your senses from all sides, yet there’s a gentle warmth to the chaos.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • Breakfast
  • Private day tour with a guide
  • Airport transfer

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Arrival in Phnom Penh

On arrival in Phnom Penh, you’ll settle into your cosy, central hotel and begin exploring the city at your own pace. With a hectic jumble of noise, colour and activity, there’s something interesting going on at every street corner. The people here have lived through untold horrors, yet there’s optimism and warmth in the air.

Arrival in Phnom Penh

City Tour, visit to the Killing Fields & Departure

Today you’ll be taken on a guided tour of the city. You’ll visit Tuol Sleng Museum, a former Khmer torture site and the Killing Fields that’ll send shivers down your spine. After looking back, you’ll start thinking forward by visiting the Apsara Foundation, which educates Cambodian children and preserves local arts. The following morning you’ll continue on to your next destination.

City Tour, visit to the Killing Fields & Departure

Living History Food Tour

Bring an empty stomach as you take a tour through Cambodia’s unique and diverse cuisine. Enjoy noodle soup at a pavement cafe, sample French bread at a local coffee shop, try traditional Khmer food as you wander past colonial buildings and visit markets packed with souvenirs, crafts and cuisine. This is a great tour for foodies to discover the variety on offer in this buzzing city.

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Living History Food Tour

Speak to our Cambodia specialist, Miles

“Cambodia is full of history and beauty, from Angkor Wat to the Cardamom Mountains. You can easily explore in one week or combine with neighbouring Vietnam. I often suggest Cambodia for families as it’s easy to travel around.”

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