Half-Day Tour - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeung Ek from Phnom Penh - Half-Day

It is a half day guided tour to learn about the darkest chapter in Cambodia's history, the reign of the Khmer Rouge, on this half-day tour from Phnom Penh. Visit Toul Sleng, site of the infamous S-21 interrogation center, before driving to Cheung Ek to see its somber genocide memorial. Visit the Cheung Ek Genocide Memorial, located at the site of a mass grave.

  • Follow the stories of individual prisoners at Tuol Sleng
  • Visit a victims’ memorial on the site of a mass grave
  • Stay cool and comfortable in a climate-controlled minivan
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Phnom Penh hotels
  • Duration Half-Day
  • Experiences Tour Guide English
  • Instant Confirmation
  • No Deposit Required
  • Free Cancellation 48Hour before start
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
Pick up at your hotel in Phnom Penh, and heading to Teul Slong was simply a high school building in central Phnom Penh. But during the Khmer Rouge era in Cambodia, from 1975 to 1979, it became an infamous interrogation prison known as S-21. Today, the building remains as a genocide museum, telling the tragic story of the thousands of innocent Cambodians who were tortured or killed on its grounds.

Walking through the narrow corridors and former classrooms of the buildings will give you an insight into Cambodia’s turbulent past. Hear the stories of some of the victims and see the interrogation devices used to inflict suffering on the local population. Hundreds of the haunting, black and white photos of prisoners are now on display in the museum.

While this may be a somber experience, it is an excellent way to gain a new understanding of this important chapter in Cambodian history. From Toul Sleng, drive 10 miles (17 km) from Phnom Penh to visit Cheung Ek, the site of a mass grave and a field made famous by the movie The Killing Fields.

Today, a large memorial commemorates the thousands of victims who died in these fields under the reign of the Khmer Rouge leader, Pol Pot. This journey into Cambodia’s past will provide you with a background on the cruelty of the Khmer Rouge regime.

After visiting this and hearing story of the Cambodian people, you will know how to appreciate life at home.
Important Information

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
  • Departure at 8:30 am
  • Please be ready from 7:30-8:30 am for the pick up
  • Small group tour
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Sharing good air conditioned minivan
  • Local live English Speaking Guide
  • Cold bottled water on tour
  • Local taxes
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

Related Tours in Phnom Penh

Green Challenger 14Days-13Nights
Phnom Penh | 14Days-13Nights
From US$1,289

Green Challenger 14Days-13Nights

Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda & National Museum in Phnom Penh, the infamous Killing Fields, Homestay in Takeo, Ghost City of Bokor or the beaches of Kep, un-spoilt beaches in Sihanouk Ville, Boat Trip onto the Tonle Sap ...

Seaside Holidays 7Days-6Nights
Phnom Penh | 7Days-6Nights
From US$259

Seaside Holidays 7Days-6Nights

Royal Palace & National Museum in Phnom Penh, Outstanding Environment at Koh Tunsay Island (Kep), unspoiled beaches in Sihanouk Ville, Boat trip to isolated islands, The infamous Killing Fields in Phnom ...

Best of Phnom Penh tour 2Days
Phnom Penh | 2Days
From US$135

Best of Phnom Penh tour 2Days

Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Central Market, Wat Phnom, Killings Fields, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Independence ...

Full-day Private Oudong Tour and Tonle Sap River Cruise from Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh | 1Day
From US$79

Full-day Private Oudong Tour and Tonle Sap River Cruise from Phnom Penh

Take one hour drive to Oudong which functioned as the former capital of Cambodia between the early 17th century and late 19th century. Nowadays Oudong still holds great significance as the three hills are home to ...

Phnom Penh Airport Taxi (Airport - Hotel - Airport)
Phnom Penh | 1Hour
From US$32

Phnom Penh Airport Taxi (Airport - Hotel - Airport)

Plan in advance for whom to pick up when you arrive at Phnom Penh Airport with safe and friendly driver. Your driver will have a welcome board printed under your name waiting at the airport exit to welcome you on ...

Phnom Penh Airport Visa on arrival & Fast Track Services
Phnom Penh | 1Hour
From US$65

Phnom Penh Airport Visa on arrival & Fast Track Services

Meet and greet by a police Immigration at the arrival terminal gate of Phnom Penh International Airport (only one arrival gate) with a welcome sign under your name and then he will collect your passport and a passport ...