Encounter traditional ways of life

The Mekong River winds its way through Cambodia and has been an integral part of the country’s culture for thousands of years. Following the mythical River towards the north, you will discover an authentic rural Cambodia where time seems to have no hold.
In Kampong Cham province you will appreciate the colonial heritage but also the Wat Nokor Bachey temple, an amazing fusion of a 19th century pagoda and an ancient temple built at the end of the 12th century, the Wat Moha Leap pagoda, one of the last wooden pagodas in the kingdom, or the Wat Hanchey pagoda and its breathtaking view on the Mekong river.

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Journey through time in Cambodia’s Capital

From Cambodia’s lively and chaotic capital city to surrounding regions, a journey to Phnom Pehn is enriched with modern and historical wonders.

Shadows of the nation’s turbulent past continue to linger, and the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime are on full display in memorial sites such as the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Choeung Ek killing fields. As important as it is to visit these sites, it’s also worth dedicating time to explore other heritage attractions.

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Encounter the Hill Tribes of Ratanakiri

Located in Cambodia’s far northeast corner on the borders of Laos and Vietnam, this secluded province offers rare perspectives of Indigenous hill tribes. Local hill tribes, collectively known as the Chunchiet people, make up about 70% of this region’s population — while representing only about 1% of the country’s total makeup. Massive deforestation to make way for rubber plantations and other industries has displaced these ethnic tribes, and their traditional way of life is under constant threat.

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