Delve into the moving history of Phnom Penh on a half-day, small-group tour of the Killing Fields. Uncover the soul-stirring stories of one of the 20th century’s most horrific tragedies with your knowledgeable guide; visit the Killing Fields and the poignant memorial at Choeung Ek; peruse the sensitive exhibitions in the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum; and sample local Khmer snacks from authentic food stands. Enjoy convenient hotel pickup on this thought-provoking tour.
Greet your guide at your Phnom Penh hotel and depart in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to some of the city’s most historically significant sites. Listen as your knowledgeable guide describes the darkest period in Cambodia’s history and hear of the fateful day when the Khmer Rouge took Phnom Penh.
Visit the infamous Tuol Sleng High School to see the remnants of the S-21 prison camp and hear about how the horrors of the regime unfolded in this innocent location. Peruse the sensitive exhibitions within the high school, which now houses the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a gallery that speaks eloquently of the brutality of the Khmer Rouge.
Next, venture to Choeung Ek to feel emotionally moved at one of the Killing Field’s most well known sites. Hear of how masses of people were murdered and see a sacred shrine filled with over 8,000 human skulls.
After a morning of quiet reflection, pleasure you palate with a selection of local specialties in the vibrant heart of the city. Hear of how the city in moving forward after its tragic past and bid farewell to your guide at a central location.
From centrally located hotels in Phnom Penh
8am - 8:45am
Returns to original departure point
Please note: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing, especially when visiting temples. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.
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Guest Name: Dr. fanelli
N.of Person: 4 pax
Travel date: 29-03-2020
Booked: Angkor Wat Highlight Tour
Tour Style: Classic Highlight Tours
Duration: 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS