Guided tour

Phnom Penh's Killing Fields: 4-Hour Guided Tour

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Activity provider: Green Era Travel

Phnom Penh's Killing Fields: 4-Hour Guided Tour

Activity provider: Green Era Travel

From US$ 59 per person

Take a tour of the killing fields at Choeung Ek and learn about the horrors that took place there. Visit the large memorial that was built to commemorate the 17,000 Cambodians who died at the site under the hands of the cruel Khmer Rouge.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
At your accommodation in the city.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Choeung Ek with a guide who will explain the shocking background of this place
  • Explore the killing fields and hear about the horrors that occurred there
  • Tour the memorial and learn about the cruelty of the Khmer Rouge regime
Full description
The peaceful stretch of green fields at Choeung Ek hide the horrors that occurred at the site in the 1970s. Located 17 kilometers from Phnom Penh, Choeung Ek was made famous in the movie called The Killing Fields. On this 4-hour guided tour you’ll visit the memorial built in memory of the more than 17,000 victims who were killed at Choeung Ek by the Khmer Rouge. The remnants inside the memorial and the mass graves that dot the area are reminders of the suffering of the victims. This journey into Cambodia’s past will provide you with a background on the cruelty of the Khmer Rouge regime. It will also give you an appreciation of the struggle that Cambodian people have faced and their tremendous courage to move on and rebuild their nation.
Includes
  • Small group tour
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Cold bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in shared, air-conditioned van
  • Cambodia visa
  • Accommodation
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Food in the vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Safety
    4/5

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Such an incredible tour. I would highly recommend doing this when you are in cambodia to learn about the peoples history. Our tour guide was so lovely and explained everything so well. The vehicle we were in was air conditioned and very comfortable, they offered us bottles of water throughout the day. Definitely book this tour when you are in Phnom Penh city

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September 10, 2022

April 24, 2022

We really enjoyed our guide on this tour. He was extremely knowledgeable and filled in many holes in our understanding of what happened during the genocide as well as surrounding the politics. I would highly recommend this tour of the Killing Fields.

February 22, 2020

Product ID: 39318