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Browse our Cambodia Cultural Tours

From its ancient glories to more recent tragedies, Cambodia’s tumultuous history has shaped an engaging country and people. There’s always something new—and often life-changing—to learn in Cambodia. With a tailored Cambodia cultural holiday, you get access to genuine local experiences like night markets, mouthwatering street-side eats, and boat rides into river communities. Take a Cambodian cooking lesson, learn about bamboo carving, and visit little-known pre-Angkorian temples. Browse our bespoke Cambodia cultural tours, and start designing your own trip with our local experts.

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What to Expect on a Tailored Cambodia Cultural Tour?

Culture is best experienced at the local level. Stroll through moss-covered temple ruins, observe Buddhist rituals, learn Cambodian recipes at a local culinary school, or drift out to villages down the gentle rivers. Immerse yourself with a tailored Cambodia cultural holiday.

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HERITAGE & HISTORY

Yes, you should go to Angkor Wat, but don’t miss the chance to explore the smaller temples that dot the Cambodian landscape. Wander off the usual circuit to pre-Angkorian Sambor Prei Kuk and other sanctuaries in the hills.

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LOCAL BELIEFS

The everyday life of floating villages, the customs of hill tribes, the wisdom of Buddhist monks—cultural tours of Cambodia introduce you to the intertwining and deeply held beliefs of the local people.

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LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Visit Cambodia’s first winery in the Battambang countryside and learn about local farming methods. Attend a performance of the local visual arts and performance school. Our tailormade Cambodia cultural tours give you authentic, immersive experiences.

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GENUINE ENCOUNTERS

A customized Cambodia cultural holiday shows you culture from a Cambodian perspective through community projects, cooking lessons, and presentations by local experts.

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ARTS & CRAFTS

Check out traditional handicraft markets and watch a performance at the arts school. Visit villages that specialize in weaving and bamboo carving to learn about local trade.

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EXPERT ADVICE

Travel is most authentic at the local level. Our cultural tours of Cambodia are planned by local experts. You have their experience and knowledge on your side wherever you go.

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