Cambodia Trek

Cambodia is a true gem of South East Asia, with its welcoming culture, lush green jungle and mystical temples – it’s truly a fascinating country to explore. Your trek through the vibrant Cambodian jungle will be an adventure you’ll never forget.

  • Location Cambodia, Asia
  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Expedition Type

During this eye-opening expedition you will work closely with rural Cambodian communities to support community development, whilst learning about Cambodia’s rich culture and turbulent history at the world famous Angkor Wat temples, S21 prison and Killing Fields. You’ll also take on the challenge of an adventurous trek through the jungle, giving you the chance to test the limits of your comfort zone in a spectacular environment.


A fully supported expedition, from start to finish

Your expedition cost is comprehensive and covers the incredible activities you’ll be taking part in, as well as the extensive support you’ll receive in the lead up to, and during, your expedition.

Don’t forget you’ll also need your vaccinations, visas, kit and some spending money. You can find guidance on all of these on your personal Traveller Gateway once you sign up.

  • Ongoing pre-expedition support
  • Flights and in-country transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and accommodation
  • Adventure challenge
  • Project costs
  • Leader and staff costs
  • Camps t-shirt
  • Orientation and language lessons
  • 24 hour emergency support
  • Reserve location

This sample itinerary will give you an insight into what you’ll be getting up to. Please note, the exact projects, activities and camps may change closer to the time of your expedition.

Day Activities More details
Day 1 Arrive in Siem Reap You’ll be met in Siem Reap airport by a member of our awesome Camp Cambodia team who will transfer you to your first camp. Once you arrive at camp, you will be given an arrival briefing, camp orientation and village tour by our Camp Manager, before enjoying your first Cambodian dinner and settling down for the evening in your traditional longhouse home.
Day 2 – 5 Help support rural communities For the rest of the week, you will be getting stuck into vital community project work. Cambodia remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Seasonal food shortages and lack of employment opportunities leave rural people vulnerable to continued and increased poverty. You will be involved in important projects such as constructing water storage pots, improving infrastructure at the local school and refurbishing community buildings.
Day 6 – 11 Trek through the jungle Over the next few days, you will undertake a trek through the vibrant jungle in rural Combodia. Take in the incredible sights and atmosphere before pitching your tent for a night’s sleep under the monks? pagoda. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit sights of religious and historical importance whilst trekking through the beautiful Cambodian countryside. At the end of the trek, you will be transferred back to Siem Reap for a well-earned meal, shower and rest!
Day 12 Angkor Wat Temples Today you will spend the day exploring the UNESCO World Heritage site, Angkor Wat. Enjoy a guided tour as you immerse yourself in the hidden history of Cambodia exploring temples that were ‘lost’ for hundreds of years.
Day 13 – 14 Explore Siem Reap Spend a couple of days exploring all that Siem Reap has to offer. Head out to the old market where you can do some shopping for gifts and souvenirs, visit the Angkor Artisans to see some incredible Cambodian crafts and explore the bustling Siem Reap night markets for the chance to pick up some souvenirs.
Day 15 – 17 Environmental project work After transferring to your next camp, you will get stuck into some environmental focused project work. This could include reforestation using native saplings and planting cash crops for the community that are both sustainable, and provide an income to the local people. In the evenings after a day of project work, you will head back to camp for a well-earned dinner and a good night sleep in your traditional longhouse.
Day 18 – 19 Transfer to Phnom Penh Over the next few days, you will stay in Phnom Penh where you’ll pay a visit to the infamous S21 prison and Killing Fields. You will learn about the recent tragic events that befell Cambodia when it was under the rule of Pol Pot. You will also visit Wat Phnom, a buddhist temple. Built in 1372 it stands at 27 metres above the ground and is the tallest religious structure in the city.
Day 20 Goodbye Cambodia It’s time to say your final farewells to the Camp Cambodia team, before we take you to the airport in time for your flight home.

How you’ll make a difference

You’ll work on a range of projects throughout your expedition, each aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and designed to make a significant and lasting impact on the region’s most critical issues.

Experience the local way of life in our authentic camps

Our camps are the heart of our expeditions. Built and staffed by locals in the traditional style, and located within the heart of communities, they are the perfect place to relax after a day of project work. You’ll get to stay in a number of camps during your expedition, which could include those featured below.

Our local camp legends

Our camps are staffed by members of the community who will make you feel like a local in no time. These legends will make your expedition spectacular and will show you the very best of their home country.

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