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Historical Phnom Penh Small-Group Tour, including Genocide Museum and Killing Fields provided by Phnom Penh Urban Adventures

Historical Phnom Penh Small-Group Tour, including Genocide Museum and Killing Fields

Historical Phnom Penh Small-Group Tour, including Genocide Museum and Killing Fields
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Last updated: 24 Aug 2021
A note from Historical Phnom Penh Small-Group Tour, including Genocide Museum and Killing Fields
Effective September 1, 2021, travellers aged 18+ must produce proof of COVID-19 vaccination on Intrepid Urban Adventures tours. Children aged 6-17 must present a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery, or proof of vaccination.
What you can expect during your visit
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
What you can expect during your visit
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Discover the history and horror of Phnom Penh’s past on this half-day, small-group tour. Follow the path of one of the most tragic times of the 20th century – the rise and fall of the Khmer Rouge – and see how the country has been rebuilt.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Guided tour: gain an insight into Cambodia’s turbulent history
Sample typical Khmer street foods
Entrance fees included
Personalized experience with a small group of up to 12 people 
What to expect
The day starts by learning about the tragic and fascinating recent history of Cambodia. See the location where journalists camped out in 1975 on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover, and the ghostly building that has been left burnt-out and bullet-holed as it stood after the war. Confront Cambodia's tragic past, on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school which served as a Khmer Rouge torture centre. Then head out of the city to the Choueng Ek Memorial, where a pagoda made up of some 8,000 human skulls marks the site of one of the infamous Killing Fields. Finish by sampling some interesting Khmer snacks and exploring how this recent history and politics continue to affect the lives of average Cambodian.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5366KUP
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Khmer snacks • Local English-speaking guide • All transport in air-conditioned vehicles • Entry/Admission - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum • Entry/Admission - Killing Fields and S21 Tour
Exclusions
Gratuities • Items of a personal nature
Duration
4h 30m
Departure details
National Museum of Cambodia, Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia Front Entrance of National Museum of Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia Drop off at centrally located hotels in Phnom Penh.
Inclusions
Khmer snacks • Local English-speaking guide • All transport in air-conditioned vehicles • Entry/Admission - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum • Entry/Admission - Killing Fields and S21 Tour
Exclusions
Gratuities • Items of a personal nature
Departure details
National Museum of Cambodia, Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia Front Entrance of National Museum of Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia Drop off at centrally located hotels in Phnom Penh.
Duration
4h 30m
Return details
Phnom Penh, Cambodia Drop off at centrally located hotels in Phnom Penh.
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Small-group tour maximum 12 people per tour
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.
For most of the year it is hot in Cambodia. Please keep hydrated and bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Most travellers can participate
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 has proven to be highly transmissible and poses significant increased safety risk, effective September 1, 2021, travellers aged 18+ must produce proof of COVID-19 vaccination on Intrepid Urban Adventures tours. Children aged 6-17 must present a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery, or proof of vaccination. View full policy at urbanadventures.com/vaccine.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    National Museum of Cambodia
    Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Front Entrance of National Museum of Phnom Penh
    See address & details
  • 1
    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Killing Fields and S21 Tour
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Phnom Penh
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Drop off at centrally located hotels in Phnom Penh.
    See address & details
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Osv
London, UK11 contributions
Great
Was trying to find an appropriate title for the review but I couldn't find the words as it is very difficult to describe and appreciate a wonderful tour guided service around one of the worst event in our recent human history.
However, I am more than happy to share how glad I am for having booked the tour with Urban Adventure.
Neang, our guide today was absolutely awesome, since the moment he cheered our group at the meeting point and all the way through, guiding us through the history and culture of this beautiful country and explaining in details what we were witnessing at the killing fields and the museum.
10/10
Written 21 February 2020
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paul g
Stirlingshire, UK10 contributions
Historical Phnom Penh- Killing Fields
Given the tragic & horrible story of this time in Cambodia's history it seems strange to be using the words that this was an enjoyable & interesting tour. Our guide Neang was excellent and explained the history with humility, honesty & respect for the victims, including how it impacted on his own family. This is well worth a visit, if nothing else to learn of the history & pau your own respect to the victims
Written 19 February 2020
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Justine M
6 contributions
Worth it.
Feb 2020 • Friends
It is true. As other people have reviewed, Neang was a lovely guide for the day. He was informative and interactive. The tour was laid out well for time and breaks. I would recommend this to family and friends.
Written 18 February 2020
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Elaine
9 contributions
Harrowing but very interesting tour
Feb 2020 • Couples
A very important tour for anyone visiting Phnom Penh. Our guide Neang was very informative, making the whole experience real to us. He gave us a lot of information before we arrived then described everything we saw sensitively but in detail. This piece of recent history is not an easy trip to do but it’s definitely well worth doing.
Written 18 February 2020
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MoragMolly
1 contribution
Very informative and moving experience
Feb 2020 • Friends
Our guide Neang was extremely knowledgeable and took time to share information in an accessible and personable manner. Whilst the experience is very harrowing it was well worth the visit to understand more about the recent history of Cambodia and the effect on its people. Thanks Neang for your warmth and friendliness and looking after us so well.
Written 15 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Steve H
1 contribution
Historical Phenom Penh Killing fields and Genocide Museum
Our tour guide Neang was excellent. He was a history lesson from beginning to end. He spoke intelligible English and answered all our questions. My husband and I would recommend him highly. He was kind, intelligent, knowledgeable, compassionate and when appropriate, funny!
Our driver was safe and made our transportation comfortable. Air conditioning was wonderful in van. We had a small group of 6, for a total of 8 with Neang and our driver.

Written 1 February 2020
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Rick G
Reston, VA75 contributions
Good tour, very informative.
Neang is a good guide, his English is easy to understand. Very knowledgeable, gave us all the details about the history of Cambodia during the tour. The van was clean, new and air conditioned. The Killing Field and prison were sad to see and hear, and even more awful that it happened so recently. Highly recommend. Thanks
Written 22 January 2020
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JonPu2
Berlin, Germany3 contributions
Great tour about the horrific past of Cambodia
This tour is a must in Phnom Penh! Our wonderful, highly knowledgeable and friendly guide, Neang, gave our tiny group (there were only two of us that day) great insights on the terrible past and on the day-to-day life in Cambodia. We also got some time to wander around independently, which was a huge plus. Also the driver who took us around was really polite and friendly. Highly recommended!
Written 15 January 2020
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Jaimi M
8 contributions
Excellent tour.
Jan 2020 • Solo
As heartbreaking as this tour was, seeing the killing fields and genocide museum are a must while in Cambodia. Our guide was super informative and spoke English very well. She detailed the history of the tragedy clearly and I was left with no questions. I also loved the fact that this is a small tour - it’s much more personal and meaningful that way.
Written 15 January 2020
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GORDON D
13 contributions
Killing fields and S21 tour
Jan 2020 • Couples
We had an incredible tour guide as he was so knowledgeable. He really cared about the detail of the tour and wanted to give information at a good pace. He always made sure to accommodate with anything I needed. Recommend to anyone.
Written 5 January 2020
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KTNP
KTNP
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Very informative and interesting
I have to admit that the tour of the killing field and the prison was at times overwhelmingly distressing to experi
Gerardus S
Gerardus S
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Take a tuk tuk
I can see no reason to take a tour there as tuk Tuks are every where and you will be on your own. Haggle! Drop the
jbscot71
jbscot71
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Cambodia history tour
A moving tour such sad history but the story was excellently delivered you our guide Mr. Vicheka Yoeun. His knowl
S471DCelizabethh
S471DCelizabethh
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Good tour - thanks Neang
Neang, our tour guide, was very friendly and relaxed. Good activities - silk weaving was very hands on and interest
Meganinbeijing
Meganinbeijing
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Lovely afternoon with Neang
We had a nice afternoon with our guide Neang who took us to a family home on a Mekong Island where 2 generations of
alisona603
alisona603
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Great foodie experience
We had a fascinating evening with Neang riding tuk tuk between food markets, restaurants and stalls. Neang was very
chrisd266
chrisd266
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So bad I left half way through after paying £96 for a “full day” tour - waste of money
Killing fields and the genocide prison are both incredible places which you should definitely do - but it would be
alistairzosa
alistairzosa
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Neang is a walking history book!
Neang is the most informative tour guide I’ve had the pleasure of being accompanied by. The sites we visited opened
JannCorny
JannCorny
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Killing Fields
A excellent tour and excellent guide. Neang was very informative and explained things very well. Not too much and n
Stephen D
Stephen D
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Powerfully emotive experience but a must do
We did the PP Secrets full day tour and had Neang as our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about Cambodia's his
GusD104
GusD104
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THIS IS RECOMMENDED FOR YOU..UUUUUU
The scale 1 to 5 , we give 5 for this tour, thanks to the adventures tour especially for Neang the guide. You are v
Liz H
Liz H
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a great all rounder tour
We had the fantastic tour guide Neang, We did a full day with Neang and he never stopped. he introduced us to Phnom
Lisa G
Lisa G
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Excellent and Informative Day with Neang
We did the full day tour with Neang and it was great. The day starts out on a very sad note as you visit the killin
ellalilymerle
ellalilymerle
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Excellent tour of Killing fields and genocide museum
Our tour guide was interesting and informative despite it being a difficult subject matter to learn about. Felt imp
Irontontravellers
Irontontravellers
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Fantastic trip
Amazing guide we had. So knowledgable about pp and cambodia as a whole. The day trip consisted of the killing feild
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