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Phnom Penh Small Group City Tour

Product ID: 147027
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Visit the highlights of Phnom Penh and learn the turbulent history of Cambodia at monuments such as the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Genocide Museum, and notorious Killing Fields.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup possible from your hotel on request.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a historical and cultural tour of Phnom Penh
  • Hear stories of the darkest period in Cambodia's tragic history
  • Visit Tuol Sleng Silver Pagoda, the Genocide Museum, and Royal Palace
  • See the infamous Killing Fields at Choeung Ek, just south of Phnom Penh
Full description
See the highlights of Phnom Penh and learn more about the history of Cambodia, starting with the Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong.

Explore the palace complex to admire the Khmer architecture on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River. See the magnificent Silver Pagoda made of 5,329 silver tiles, and hear about different Khmer kings, resident at all times, except during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Gaze in awe at the jeweled Buddha statues and the Angkor Wat-style Bell Tower.

Learn about the turbulent years of the Khmer Rouge at the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum, located in a former high school that was used as the notorious Security Prison 21. See exhibits that tell the stories of some of the estimated 20,000 prisoners murdered and dumped on the notorious Killing Fields.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small group tour of no more than 12 people
  • Transportation by shared tuk tuk (1 to 3 people) or air-conditioned vehicle (4 or more people)
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Cold bottled water
  • All visits as per the itinerary
What’s Not Included
  • All entrance fees (Genocide Museum, US$5 per person; Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, US$10 per person; Killing Fields, US$3 per person
  • Audio guide
  • Visa
  • Accommodation
  • Foods and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Other personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• A small amount of walking is involved
• It is not recommended that children visit the Killing Fields and S-21 (Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum)
• This tour is wheelchair accessible. If assistance is required, passengers must have their own caretaker
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed, and knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 52 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

Green Era Travel

Product ID: 147027