Though it once served as the commercial hub of Cambodia during French colonial rule, Phnom Penh hit on troubled times during the notorious reign of Pol Pot. Today, the capital city continues to strive to re-establish itself as the political and financial center of this diverse nation. The streets of Phnom Penh prove an ideal place for travelers who seek a deeper understanding of the culture, tradition and history of this famous city to explore.
Visitors will get an up close look at the Khmer-style temples and colonial structures that dot the landscapes of this famed city on stops to the National Museum and the Silver Pagoda. This private day trip includes a visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum, where travelers will get a sobering look at nation’s bloody past under the Khmer Rouge regime.
This Phnom Penh private tour took top prize from Conde Nast’s Best Operator category in the World Saver Awards in 2007.