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Phnom Penh: The Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Phnom Penh: The Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Spend a half-day learning about the atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge Regime in Cambodia. Visit the Killing Fields where over 1 million people lost their lives and go to the Genocide Museum to see the relics recovered from the time. Start your tour in Phnom Penh where you will find your guide. Sit in the air-conditioned van and listen to the presentation about Pol Pot and his regime as you drive out to the Killing Fields. At the Killing Fields, you will get a deeper understanding of the tragedy as you see the bones and clothing rags left by the victims. Make stops at the mass graves and the memorial stupa where you will have some time to pay your respects to the lives lost. Then, head back into the city center to visit the Genocide Museum. Learn more about the regime here and about the people who were kept as prisoners. See the small rooms and cells where the prisoners lived and photos from the time. You will then have the chance to meet some of the survivors. Hear their stories about their experiences and how they made it out alive. At any point, you can ask your guide questions for more information. At the end of the tour, your guide will accompany you back to the meeting point.

Phnom Penh: Killing Fields and Prison S21 Bus Tour

Phnom Penh: Killing Fields and Prison S21 Bus Tour

The Killing Fields and Prison S21 Bus Tour will take you to visit 2 historic sites of Cambodia recent history. Start with all hotel pick ups, you will head to the first site of the tour: Prison S21, also know as Genocide Museum, where you will learn how a local school turned to prison and what happened there during Khmer Rouge regime. After an hour and 15 minutes visit at the museum, you will be taken to the next site: Killing Fields which is located 20 km outside of Phnom Penh. During a 30 minute drive to the Killing Fields, you can watch a documentary film on board about the leader of Khmer Rouge Pol Pot. You also have 1 hour and 15 minutes to explore the site. Audio guide in 15 languages is available for purchase along with a map at both sites.

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise with Unlimited Beer and Drinks

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise with Unlimited Beer and Drinks

This tour is one hour and thirty minutes and will give you a great opportunity to explore the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Four Faces River, Diamond Island, Fishing Village, Stilted Houses, lifestyle of the people who live along the riverbank and the city sunset. Our Tuk Tuk driver will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the boat. On the board the boat, you will be served by our tour guide with unlimited beer and soft drinks before he start to give a commentary of what we have seen along the riverbank such as: - Japanese and Chinese friendship bridges - Wat Ounalom - Royal Palace - Chaktumuk Conference Hall - Cambodiana Hotel - Conjunction of four rivers (Upper Mekong, Lower Mekong, Bassac and Tonle Sap rivers) - Stilted houses - The fisherman who are working and living on their boats After the commentary by our English speaking tour guide, we will serve you a fresh fruit platter, more drinks and seeing the sunset.

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Asia: 8 Asian Regions 5G eSIM Data Plan

Make your trip to Asia hassle-free with a convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in other Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Stay in touch with friends and family while you travel. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Start browsing, using social media, and messaging your friends. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple physical SIMs with this zero-waste electronic solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after installing this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher.

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise with Unlimited Beers & BBQ Buffet

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise with Unlimited Beers & BBQ Buffet

Get picked up from your Phnom Penh hotel in a tuk-tuk and head to the cruise. Board your boat and begin your relaxing journey. Crack open a refreshing beer or sip on a soft drink as you sail by the bustling city. As you cruise, take in views of riverside homes on stilts, fishermen communities, the Royal Palace, and the vibrant riverfront restaurants. Marvel at the new Diamond Island suspension bridge emblazoned with the Cambodian national flag. As the sun begins its descent, the sky transforms into a breathtaking palette of colors, with hues of amber and gold reflecting off the gentle waters of the Mekong. Continue to where the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers meet, the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake, an ecological hotspot that changes dramatically with the seasons. As the sky darkens, the city lights of Phnom Penh begin to sparkle like diamonds, offering a stark contrast to the natural splendor of the sunset. This magical moment, where the hustle and bustle of the city meets the serene flow of the river, creates an unforgettable atmosphere. After your return to the pier, make your own way back to your hotel.

Phnom Penh: City Tour with S21 and Killing Fields

Phnom Penh: City Tour with S21 and Killing Fields

First, stop at one of the most significant sites in Phnom Penh: Wat Phnom and Lady Penh Statue. Before visiting the actual Temple, you will see the statue of Lady Penh, who Phnom Penh is named after. Next, see Wat Onnalom. Learn about its 15th-century foundation. Learn why it is one of the most important monasteries in Phnom Penh. Continue to the National Museum to admire one of the best examples of traditional Cambodian architecture that was built when Cambodia was under the French colonial. Then you’ll see the outside of The Royal Crematorium next to The Royal Palace and the public park in front, known as a local spot to relax and socialize. You will get the best photos in the morning as all biuldings and entrances are facing to east. Next, the Cambodian-Vietnam Friendship Monument commemorates the former alliance between the two countries. It is located not far from the Royal Palace in Botum Park. From here, you’ll continue to see the King Norodom Sihanouk Statue, which stands impressively on the largest park strip in Phnom Penh. Next, you’ll see the striking Independence Monument, representing the independence of Cambodia from French colonization. Before going to the Genocide Museum, you will have a lunch break at a good local restaurant. Then, walking in the Russian Market before heading to the Killing Field. Note: You are required to pay the ticket at the Killing Field $6 and $10 for Genocide Museum, you will have to get the audio guide to learn about the history of the Khmer Rouge regime but if you take a Small Group Tour by Van, there will be a tour guide will explain the history and escort to watch the short movie video of the killing field before you using the audio player. Finally, explore the satellite city or the “Paris to Phnom Penh”, Diamond Island. Along the way you will see the Patriarch of Monks Statue, the Buddhist Institute, the Cambodian Parliament Building, ChinaTown, and Mekong Upper and Mekong Lower, Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac.

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South East Asia: 5 Country eSIM Mobile Data Plan

Select the data plan and validity period you want, then buy the eSIM. Receive a QR code by email within 6 hours. Next, connect to the internet on your smartphone and scan the QR code to install the eSIM. Add the eSIM from the settings in your phone and follow the instructions. After that, turn on data roaming and start to use the local high-speed network when you travel through Southeast Asia. Stay in touch with your friends and family during your trip with high-speed mobile data. This plan works in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Cambodia: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Cambodia: eSIM Roaming Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Cambodia hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Cambodia and upgrade for coverage in 8 countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Korea, and Thailand. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. All iPhone models launched beyond iPhone XS and iPhone 8 can support the eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): internet Local operator info: Cambodia: Smart The rest of the countries is available in the voucher info on your GYG App after purchase

Phnom Penh: Silk Islands Half-Day Bike Tour

Phnom Penh: Silk Islands Half-Day Bike Tour

Begin with a convenient transfer to the bike shop in Phnom Penh. After a quick bike fitting and briefing, head out of Phnom Penh city. Board the ferry to Silk Island. Once you arrive, set off through the stunning countryside and farming villages of Phnom Penh. Experience local culture, see day-to-day life, and enjoy breathtaking views of the rural landscape. Discover the local tradition of silk weaving with local villagers and gain an authentic insight into the history of silk weaving in Cambodia. Learn how this tradition was passed down through generations from parent to child. Immerse yourself in the culture of Cambodia and experience its rich heritage firsthand. Finally, begin your return journey to Phnom Penh with an expected arrival at midday.

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise on Kanika Boat

Phnom Penh: Sunset Cruise on Kanika Boat

Hop aboard the Kanika Boat for a sunset cruise in the city of Phnom Penh. Embark on a subset cruise that will take you down Tonle Sap and the Mekong River for a truly unique tour of the city. Start your adventure by embarking on the Kanika Boat. Settle in before venturing down Tonle Sap and the Mekong River. Comfortably installed on the deck in a breezy atmosphere, passengers can relax and enjoy unique panoramas of the Cambodian capital, scenic landscapes on the banks of the Mekong including floating fishermen villages, and a spectacular sunset over the Phnom Penh skyline. Choose from a number of different drinks (cocktails, beers, wines, and soft drinks) and tasty tapas which are available during the cruise as well as menus and 'A la carte' specialties on Kanika.

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(926 reviews)

We had a fabulous time on the food tour with Jackson and Mr Lucky! Picked up promptly at the hotel and taken all over the city to try a range of Cambodian foods in places that we wouldn’t have known about, or known to order- and every single one was delicious!! The beer kept flowing throughout the tour, and Jackson was very knowledgeable about all the food and Cambodian history. Mr lucky was an excellent driver. Definitely recommend you do this tour if you are a foodie and staying in Phnom Penh, a great was to see the city too! And the final stop was a lovely ‘secret garden’ cocktail spot.

I would give more than 5 stars if I could. Time was taken for as many stops and questions as we had. We were supplied with water and also a cool beer. The knowledge about the city, the courtesy and friendliness were fantastic. I recommend this tour to everyone who is a guest in Phnom Pen.

I signed up myself for this tour the day before. Confirmation was immediate and the evening before I got finer details of the pick up time. Van was comfortable. Guide knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

What an experience it was so good. I am really glad I was able to hear about the atrocities that Cambodia went through You need much longer at each place the trip was too short

The tour was very informative and helped you to see in depth what happened