2 independent reviews for Cambodia country tour, temples & sea

Reviews for Cambodia country tour, temples & sea

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review 24 Apr 2014

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Travelling around, meeting the local people, trying new foods - including tarantula. All memorable, an amazing country.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Make the effort to spend time with the local people and to visit places where they are helping the local community. It is an incredible country.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes. Tried to support the local community where possible. Sadly think Cambodia needs to learn to reduce its environmental impact.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Truly amazing holiday. Great, knowledgeable guides. Lovely people.

review 21 Jan 2014

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

We loved our time in Banteay Chhmar spending time getting to know the town and its people with a local guide. The overgrown temples were gorgeous and almost empty of other tourists. We also really loved our knowledgeable guide from Siem Reap. He shared his passion for local politics, his difficult years under the Pol Pot regime and his wonderful, blossoming country. It was great to be with two guides who were both proud of their country and their communities and proud to share this with us.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

It was eye-opening to travel to a small town in the country and live without power and running water. To see what it is like to be in an agrarian community and to feel welcome in a small town was very wonderful for us.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We are hopeful that our stay in the small community of Banteay Chhmar helps the townspeople.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Great holiday that included history, temples, people, animals and as little motorized travel as possible.

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