Tours of Cambodia allow you to combine the country’s beaches, historic temples and lively cities.
Book a private tour and travel at your own pace with an expert guide, or choose one of our group tours of Cambodia and get to know a select group of likeminded travellers. Browse our selection of tours below or speak to one of our Destination Specialists and we’ll arrange your bespoke Cambodia tour. Combine your Cambodia tour with other popular destinations in South East Asia on our Grand Tour of Indochina.
Travel through Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, stopping off at ancient temples, lively cities and beautiful landscapes along the way. Finish in Cambodia, where you can visit museums and palaces before taking in the famous temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. If you prefer to explore from the comfort of a luxury cruise, book The Lost Civilisation Vietnam to Cambodia Mekong River cruise. Begin in Ho Chi Minh before travelling through Phnom Penh, Tonle Lake and more, ending in Siem Reap.
To explore the country in more depth, book our Cambodia Discovery Tour. See royal temples and palaces in the capital, Phnom Penh, take in the lively atmosphere of the streets and haggle for trinkets in the markets. See Khmer art and learn the devastating history of the Khmer Rouge, before relaxing with a sunset cruise along the Mekong River. The small town of Kratie offers a chance to see freshwater dolphins, while Kompong Thom has silk farms and rubber plantations, ideal for history lovers. Finish your holiday in Siem Reap, which is home to over 100 temples dating back to the 12th Century.
Temple Tour Cambodia
Mekong Luxury River Cruise
“If you’re travelling along the Mekong River then keep your camera primed for Irrawaddy dolphins. Locals may recommend the best spots for you to see these beautiful creatures.”
“The street food here is exquisite and flavourful – try nom banh chok (a fish gravy and rice noodle breakfast dish, topped with bean sprouts, banana flowers and vegetables) and the delicious kdam chaa (fried crab spiced with locally sourced green Kampot pepper and garlic chives).”
“Visitors arriving in late April or May will get to experience Khmer New Year celebrations. It begins with the Royal Ploughing Ceremony, with locals gathering from all over the country to watch as royal oxen predict their fate for the year. Celebrations culminate with locals pouring water over each other as part of a cleansing ritual.”
Frequently Asked Questions
What language do people in Cambodia speak?
Khmer is the official language of Cambodia, though a significant proportion of locals speak French. With an increasing number of Cambodian universities teaching English, and the rapid growth of its tourist industry, you’ll find that many road signs include English directions. However, we recommend you bring a Khmer phrasebook to ease communication with locals.
What currency should I bring to Cambodia?
The official currency of Cambodia is the Cambodian riel; however the US dollar is now widely considered to be the first currency, and is accepted almost everywhere. We recommend you carry both dollars and riel and enquire with vendors regarding the currency they prefer to be paid in. ATMs are in abundance across Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, though keep in mind some banks may charge international usage fees.
What should I wear to visit temples?
As with most religious sites, it is expected you dress appropriately to show your respect. In particular, Angkor Wat has a strict dress code and access will be refused should your shoulders, back or legs (above the knee) be exposed.
With its mythical temples, lively marketplaces, delicious cuisine and lush jungles, Cambodia promises an unforgettably immersive, cultural adventure – a feast for the senses. Learn of ancient Buddhist traditions and admire the ruins of empires centuries past.
Why you'll love Cambodia...
• Observing the splendour of the Royal Palace complex and the jewels of the Silver Pagoda
• Discovering the temple sanctuary of Wat Phnom
• Shopping for souvenirs in the vast Central Market
• Wandering along the 15th century Terrace of the Leper King
• Exploring the lush jungles and ancient ruins of the Ta Phrom Temple
• Watching the Independence Monument light up at night in Phnom Penh
• Visiting the largest religious monument in the world – the Angkor Wat temple complex
• Enjoying a scenic boat ride across the Tonle Sap Lake
• Gazing up at the enormous statues of Angkor Thom’s South Gate
• Capturing incredible photographs of the historic medieval Banteay Srei temple
Did you know?
• Cambodian wedding ceremonies can last as long as three days and nights, as this represents the “three jewels” of Buddhism: the Buddha, Sangha and Dhamma.
• Traditionally, Cambodians do not celebrate their birthdays, while some older generations will not know their birth date.
• In 2016 it was discovered that there are enormous underground city networks and canals beneath the city of Angkor, spanning multiple provinces.
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