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CAMBODIA

ABOUT COUNTRY

CAMBODIA

Cambodia is situated in the southwest of the Indochina peninsula, and it occupies a total area of 181,035 square kilometres and borders with Thailand to the west and northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.Cambodia’s terrain consists mainly of low plains, with mountains to the southwest and north.

Two dominant physical features of Cambodia are the Mekong river, which runs from north to south of the country, and the Tonlé Sap Lake which is considered as the biggest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. 
The natural resources in the kingdom include oil and gas, timber, gemstones, iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydro-power potential.

POPULATION

Cambodia’s population is approximately 16 million (2018) . Ninety percent of its resident is Khmer; along with other ethicities such as Cham (Khmer Muslim), Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Thai, Phnorng, Kuoy, Stieng, Tamil, etc. Cambodia’s population density is 78/ km2.

CLIMATE

Like most Southeast Asia countries, Cambodia’s climate is hot and warm almost all year round. The climate is dominated by the annual monsoon cycle of rainy and dry seasons. The rainy season lasts from May to October, and the dry season from November to April. December to January are the coolest months, while the hottest period is in April. The average temperature is around 27-28ºC.

ATTRACTIONS

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Angkor Wat

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Silver Pagoda

Phnom Penh

The floating village, caled Komprongpok,

Tonlé Sap

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Sihanoukville

COUNTRY HIGHLIGHTS

Learn

About the resilient Khmer culture from our local staff- a history you won’t soon forget

Connect

With one of the world’s oldest living cultures in South east asia  through service projects and cross-cultural immersion in remote Cambodian villages.

Support

Ongoing community service projects that educate students while making positive contributions to local communities.

Build

The new  home alongside community members in Cambodia village

Meet

With NGOs, community leaders, teachers,  and entrepreneurs to gain deeper understandings of Cambodia and its people

Explore

the ancient temple of Angkor Wat and bustling markets in Siem Reap

Cruise

Past the Mekong river island  and  the floating village and immerse in Cambodian daily life

 

ITINERARIES

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Cambodia Village Service and Culture Immersion

08 DAYS

  • Learn about Phnom Penh, the capital city history and present.

  • Cambodian Genocide history.

  • Trekking in Cardamom mountain in the south of Cambodia

  • Community service in a Cambodian village.

  • Witness and the Sunrise and Sunset at the Ancient City-Angkor

  • Learn the history of the ancient temples

  • Phare, Cambodia circus, and Night market in Siem Reap.

  • Enjoy Cambodian cuisine and culture

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Cambodian Treasures- Islands and Temples

11 DAYS

  • Learn about Phnom Penh, the capital city, about its history and present.

  • Cambodian Genocide history.

  • Explore the Southern Coast visit the famous crab market

  • Relax on Koh Rong Island

  • Witness and the Sunrise and Sunset at the Ancient City-Angkor

  • Learn the history of the ancient temples

  • Phare, Cambodia circus, and Night market in Siem Reap.

  • Enjoy Cambodian cuisine and culture

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Cambodia Service and Adventure

14 DAYS

  • Learn about Phnom Penh, the capital city, about its history and present.

  • Cambodian Genocide history.

  • Trekking in Cardamom mountain in the south of Cambodia

  • Community service in a floating village in Tonle Sap lake

  • Witness and the Sunrise and Sunset at the Ancient City-Angkor

  • Learn the history of the ancient temples

  • Phare, Cambodia circus, and Night market in Siem Reap.

  • Enjoy Cambodian cuisine and culture