Tourism took off in Cambodia in the late 1970s, after the terrible years of Khmer Rouge rule. It is testament to the Khmer people that, despite three dark decades of civil war, there is a pervading feeling of optimism wherever you go. But it is this “what doesn’t break us makes us stronger” attitude that makes a Cambodia holiday such an eye-opener. You can’t help but be charmed by their smiles, and admire their courage.
Whilst the majestic temples of Angkor Wat – one of the seven wonders of the forgotten world - are worth every accolade that has been bestowed upon them, there is so much more to this captivating country. Soak up the hazy atmosphere of Phnom Penh, where the Wild West meets Asia; enjoy the laid-back, Colonial heritage of Kep and Kampot; explore the natural wealth of Koh Kong and the Cardamom Mountains; find solitude on the southern sands; and experience the magic of the untamed north-east. Or try a cycling holiday in Cambodia. This history-laden kingdom is full of surprises.
Cambodia's eastern states have also now opened up, thanks predominantly to improved infrastructure and, in a handful of cases, some creatively minded expats and locals. The results are some of the country's most unique travel experiences, with Mondulkiri’s Nature Lodge unquestionably being amongst our favourites.
Our tailor-made holiday specialists have years of experience, travelling extensively throughout Cambodia and South East Asia, researching the best hotels, sites and activities. Book a holiday in Cambodia with us and we’ll take you to the heart of this enigmatic country.
Visit Phnom Penh today and, at first glance, the scars of genocide are far from visible. Cambodia’s capital is the country’s most populous city –…
The diverse cultural influences of South East Asia combined with the incredible breadth of local produce make the region a fascinating destination for foodies. The special spices and herbs, great restaurants combining traditional Asian cuisine with global standards and of course the friendly and talented chefs make the region a gastronomic paradise.
When we take adventure-seekers to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay, we love to help them get off of the beaten track. That’s where our partners at Asia Outdoors come into play. As our preferred adventure travel partners in the bay, some of our best Halong Bay tours feature their experiences. To get an insider’s look at the bay and its best-kept secrets, we sat down with Asia Outdoors manager Rich Fergus to chat kayaking, secret lagoons and unforgettable experiences in northern Vietnam’s scenic gem.
Cambodia Senses with Sam was by far the best school trip I have been on. The trip was planned so well and executed flawlessly. There…
We have just returned back to South Korea from a 10day-trip of Vietnam with service and land tours arranged by Nam Nguyen at Vietnam (Asia) Senses Travel.
We have just come back from my 2th visit to Vietnam in 2 years. I was lucky enough to find Asia Senses Travel when we were planning our first trip 01 year ago, and we are still using them. Each time, we have done something different which is fabulous.
In Vietnam we have THE best tour guide you could imagine – “Lucky”, or Laki. He looked after us extremely well and was a wonderful source of knowledge during the 12 days we were together.