Take an adventure holiday in CAMBODIA with World Expeditions, one of the world’s leading travel companies
Once one of the great empires of South East Asia, Cambodia now occupies only a small portion of its previous area. The Angkor period of Cambodian history lasted approximately from AD 802 to AD 1431 and represents the greatest period of Khmer architectural, artistic and cultural achievement.
Angkor Wat Adventure Tours
Without doubt the ancient Khmer temples of Angkor Wat, located near Siem Reap, is the most important tourist destination in Cambodia. Built for King Suryavarman in the 12th century, Angkor Wat is a shining symbol of Cambodia and even appears on the countries flag. Let World Expeditions take you through this enchanting area to see, experience and learn more about this fascinating relic of classical Khmer architecture. Whether you experience Angkor Wat by bike, or on foot, your Cambodia adventure holiday is not complete without a visit to Angkor Wat.
Bombed during the war in Vietnam, Cambodia was soon after ruled by the Khmer Rouge led by Pol Pot. This period of approximately ten years was extremely violent and resulted in many Cambodians fleeing to Western countries via border camps established in Thailand. In 1992 the United Nations assisted Cambodia in conducting democratic elections.
An adventure holiday to Cambodia is a truly unique and rewarding experience. There is a rich and proud culture and impressive natural scenery and the spirit and warmth of the people make this an exceptional destination to visit. It is geographically unique with the large Tonle Sap Lake covering the central part of the country. Neighbouring Cambodia to the north is Laos, to the east Vietnam and to the west Thailand.