Cambodia’s history is still raw and often provides an unusually emotional travel experience that is both educational and rewarding. Most travelers to Cambodia are inspired by the beautifully resilient people who have moved beyond their country’s recent troubles.
We're Experts! Red Lantern Journeys can arrange tours throughout Cambodia. In addition to the iconic sights, we know the best hotels, experiences, and off-the-beaten-path locations for your tour!
Our Personal Picks
- A luxury camping safari in the grounds of an ancient temple
- An Aspara dance show
- The Elephant Valley Project
- The mangrove forests at Ream National Park
- A helicopter ride above ancient Angkor temples
When to Travel
The best times to travel in Cambodia are from early November to March when temperatures are cooler and the weather is typically good. It is still possible to travel other times of year, but it is very hot in April and May while June through early October is the monsoon season. However, crowds at places like the ancient Angkor temples will be much sparser during the off season.
Visas are required for tourists in Cambodia, but you can get them on arrival for a stay of up to 30 days. For US Citizens, you'll need US$20 cash and 2 passport photos; For Canadian citizens, you'll need US$25 cash and 2 passport photos. However, if you would like to get one in advance, you have two options. Follow these links to Apply by Mail or Apply Online.
Red Lantern Journeys has developed a set of itineraries in Cambodia that are unmatched in terms of unique activities, classic sites, and off-the-beaten-path locations. The shorter itineraries hit the highlights, but offer some unique activities. The long itineraries are a bit more rugged but offer a true off-the-beaten-path experience.
Below are recommended itineraries for a privately guided tour. Book as-is or customize them to fit your schedule and traveling goals.
Contact us to ask questions or to book your tour in Cambodia.