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Greetings to all our friends and fans of Cambodia and Southeast Asia in general!

It appears that the travel options are opening again, at last. It is a good time to start thinking about your next winter destinations to get away from cold, dark and blizzards 🛫. It just the right moment to pick some great deals which are appearing now. Let us know what is your ideal vacation: sandy beaches with warm sea 🏖, jungle treks, homestays, cycling by the ancient temples and among rice fields 🚴‍♀️ or maybe learn how to cook authentic Khmer dishes 🍜? Something else? Let’s plan it together to your full satisfaction! ☀️

Bayon Temple, the fabulous masterpiece of Angkor Thom, the capital of Angkor Empire will be undergoing extensive restoration beginning on January 1, 2020.

This late 12th century temple will undergo extensive restauration. There is no fixed date for re-opening but the works take up to several years. You should not postpone your visit to the magnificent Angkor Temples!

You can enjoy the rare experience of cooking your own meal on an open fire which you set all by yourself in the middle of the Cambodian jungle. You will be accompanied by our experienced guide – cook and a National Park ranger. You can book a single day trip from Siem Reap or a multiple day trek (2 days/1 night or 3 days/2 nights) and learn how to cook a local curry (or another dish) one of the evenings. It will taste much better than in the city restaurant, for sure. Look at the photos and book your Jungle Cooking Class now!

Volunteers in Cambodia needed!

We are setting up an orchard, fruit & vegetable garden and a homestay – Eco-Trails Orchard Retreat. Be the first to experience it! We can offer accommodation in new, clean, comfortable hammocks. Toilet, shower and a pond to swim in is also available. Modest but healthy, organic breakfast is also part of the package. Kitchen is available for your own cooking. We have two well maintained mountain bikes which you can use for trips around. Your help will be appreciated in the morning. You will be free to explore the surroundings from 1 a.m. onwards.

In the evenings we offer free English lessons to the local village children. You will be most welcome to participate in the classes as well. Located on Road 67, opposite Bantey Srei Butterfly Center, just 11km from Bantey Srei Temple, 18km form Angkor Thom, Bayon, Angkor Wat and other temples and 25km from Siem Reap downtown. A pair of hands – or more pairs 🙂 would be more than welcome. Have a look at the recent photos here. Ask us about more detail!

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Discover the world-famous Angkor temples and more on a bicycle! Take a ride away from the crowds on the secret paths which will take you to palces which will remain in your memory forever. Just let us know your dates and let us take care of the rest!

Cambodian - or Khmer - New Year is celebrated between April 13.-16. or 14.-17., just after the harvest time. It is a good opportunity to visit Cambodia and to take part in 'Angkor Sankranti'. Angkor Wat a Bayonne Temples will be lit up for the occassion. It is also a good time to endulge in Khmer cuisine - the celabrations can't take part without great dishes!

The first day is Maha Songkran, the second Virak Wanabat and the third day is called Tngay Lean Saka.

We have added a new service gaining quickly popularity - private transfers between Cambodia and Thailand or Vietnam and back. We pick you up at the airport or at your hotel and take you straight to the next one. It is you who decides the date and time. Depending on the number of people in the party we offer either an A/C limousine or a minivan. VIP service is available at certain border crossings facilitating the process and saving your time and money. The most popular routes are Bangkok - Siem Reap or Koh Chang Siem Reap

The Water Festival is one of the most important holidays in Cambodia, comparable only with the Khmer New Year. The Water and Moon Festival opens the fishing season and tt also marks the reversal of the current in Tonle Sap river. Boat races as well as fireworks displays are held at the river. This year the Full Moon was bigger than ever marking even more luck tfor everybody. You may sample the atmosphere in the photo gallery and video which will surely make you come over for the 2018 Festival. You will be most welcome!

The Apsara Authority, responsible for the World Heritage Site, decided as of February 1st, 2017 to dramatically increase the entrance fees. One day pass goes from $20 to $37, three day pass from $40 to $62. You should not hesitate and plan your trip to this outstanding place still this year or in January 2017. You will enjoy your trip very much - guaranteed

We wish all our friends and guests round the world - in particular in Cambodia - a very happy Khmer New Year 2560 (Buddhist Era). Lots of luck, good health and may destiny bring you to Cambodia some day soon :-)


It is a three day holiday - Maha Songkran, Vireak Vanaba and T'ngai Loeng Sak. People dress up and light candles and burn incense sticks at shrines, where they pay homage to offer thanks for the Buddha's teachings. For good luck people wash their face with holy water in the morning, their chests at noon, and their feet in the evening before they go to bed.

On the second day people contribute charity to the less fortunate by helping the poor, servants, homeless, and low-income families. Families attend a dedication ceremony to their ancestors at monasteries.

On the third day of the new year celebration Buddhists wash the Buddha statue with perfumed water. Bathing the Buddha images is a symbolic practice to wash bad actions away like water clean dirt from household items. It is also thought to be a kind deed that will bring longevity, good luck, happiness and prosperity in life.



For all photo enthusiasts we offer tours to Angkor Wat and beyond with an experienced, top class, English speaking photographer. If you are a novice you will enjoy hands-on guidance. If you are an experienced photographer you will be delighted to be taken to the right places at the right time of the day for the very best pictures.

If you are not so much into photography you may like to have our professional with you for a half-day or a day to take photos of you and your companions. You will then receive a perfect, professional set of photographs to be really proud of. Your friends will be dazzled by your photos on Facebook or Instagram.

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Come with us for a two or three day trek to the Phnom Kulen NP. There are few things so romantic as a night in a hammock under the stars, listening to the jungle... Details here.