Guided tour

Half Day Tour of Tuol Sleng and Choeng Ek Killing Field

4.5 / 5

42 reviews

Activity provider: Euro Khmer Voyages

Half Day Tour of Tuol Sleng and Choeng Ek Killing Field

Activity provider: Euro Khmer Voyages
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This tour will show you the brutality of the Khmer Rogue. Visit the killing fields of Choneng Ek with a knowledgeable tour guide. Tuol Sleng, once a prison, will show you how far Cambodia has come since the 70s.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Our half day tour of tuol sleng and the Choeng Ek killing field will show the brutal aspects of the Khmer Rogue regime
  • At the killing fields, you will walk above the 2.5 million people killed and buried there
  • While Tuol Sleng is now a museum, in the 70s, it was turned from a high school into a brutal high security prison
Full description
Your Euro-Khmer guide will pick you up from Phnom Penh and drive you to the killing fields of Choeung Ek – 15 km south of Phnom Penh. The infamous killing fields have a bloody history. Once an orchard and a Chinese cemetery, the Khmer Rogue, lead by Pol Pot, turned the place into what became known as the killing fields. Over four years they massacred and buried 2.5 million people. After remembering the dead, return to Phnom Penh to visit Tuol Sleng Prison. Meaning hill of the poisonous trees, Pol Pot turned a once popular high school into a high security prison. 20,000 people were imprisoned there, many of whom were tortured for information. Today it serves as a museum and a reminder of darker days. Your Euro-Khmer guide will return you to your hotel or guesthouse in the early evening.
Includes
  • Fully vaccinated English-speaking tour guide & driver
  • Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle(Car/Minivan)
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel
  • Cool towel & Drinking water
  • Fresh Coconut Juice
  • Entrance fees for S21 and Killing Fields (around $3-$5 each)
  • Meals or drinks not mention in the program
  • Other personal expense
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Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 42 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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It was an exciting and unpleasant trip in a way, since people died there then. But our tour guide Channak was really good at telling about the history from the hard times. And speaks good English. If you have the courage to see and be there, you can definitely recommend it.

May 27, 2022

Fantastic

The organisation of the tour was excellent - the confirmation of the booking was instant and the day before there were further confirmations from the local partner to re-assure that our pick was booked. We were picked up bang on time - the tour guide and driver were fantastic and we can not recommend this tour highly enough

July 4, 2019

Our tour was with T - what a gentleman. He was himself a victim of the regime and his tour was thorough, informative, insightful and of course, at times, emotional. He has perfect English and we learnt so much from him in a relatively short time. We even got to hear about the elections that are currently taking place around Cambodia as we were caught up in a propaganda rally. The driver was also charming and when we returned to the car supplied very welcome cold water. The killing field and the museum are of course emotionally draining but it’s important to get an insight into the country and its history and this is a perfect way to do that. We can’t thank T enough for sharing the history and his memories with us. Thank you again John & Karen

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July 28, 2018

Product ID: 11968