VOLUNTEERING IN Cambodia

ASIA

Cambodia is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular destinations bordered by Vietnam to the east, Laos to the north and Thailand to the northwest. Cambodia is most famous for its ancient temple of Angkor Wat but there are many other sights for volunteers to explore.

Bear Rescue

Bear Rescue

Cambodia

  • Help care for over 150 rescued Malayan sun bears and Asiatic black bears
  • Provide enrichment for these endangered species in tropical Cambodia
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Duration: 1 - 8 weeks

Cost from: £695 / $890

Elephant Conservation

Elephant Conservation

Cambodia

  • Assist at a sanctuary which provides a home for rescued Asian elephants
  • Observe elephants in their natural surroundings and help with local community-based initiatives
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Duration: 1 – 12 weeks

Cost from: £725 / $930

Top 5 reasons to visit and volunteer in Cambodia

  • Angkor Wat - take a tour around the incredible Kingdom of Angkor which reigned between 9th and 14th centuries, learn about the inspiring culture and heritage. See first hand the intricate detail to each of these wonderful temples, each part of the largest Hindu temple complex in the world.

  • Food - try out some of the best Cambodian cuisine; Amok, Lak Lak and noddles are always easy to find and surprisingly, French baguettes are also common, a remnant of the French colonial presence in Cambodia. Take a stroll through the local markets and enjoy the vibrant colours of the fruit and veg stalls!

  • Wildlife - take a trip to the Kratié Province along the Mekong River which is home to the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. Soak up the local wildlife and relax watching the sun set over the river.

  • Siem Reap - known as the gateway to the famous Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is worth a visit in its own right. A small town full of colonial charm but more recently the tourist hub. A great place to learn yoga, get your shopping done and explore the old market whilst meeting like minded travellers.

  • Phnom Penh - the capital of Cambodia. Eat at one of the delightful restaurants on the river front, take a tuk-tuk to explore the city, the King’s Palace, stroll through the parks and shops around town. Explore Cambodia’s turbulent history with visits to S-21 Prison and the Killing Fields, from the dark days of the Khmer Rouge.

Cambodia temple scupltures

Cambodia temple scupltures

Cambodia beach

Cambodia beach

Cambodia Angkor Wat

Cambodia Angkor Wat

Cambodia volunteers walking on dirt road

Cambodia volunteers walking on dirt road

Cambodia elephant

Cambodia elephant

Cambodia rural building

Cambodia rural building

Cambodia sunset

Cambodia sunset

Cambodia temple

Cambodia temple

Cambodia cow in countryside

Cambodia cow in countryside

Cambodia local carrying

Cambodia local carrying

Cambodia volunteer lighting candles in temple

Cambodia volunteer lighting candles in temple

We are driven by the needs of the projects we support. We only offer sustainable volunteering projects that have lasting and positive impact on the local community.

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AWARDS AND ACCREDITATIONS

  • Tourism Concern
  • Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
  • Right Tourism
  • DOFE
  • theguardian
  • the independent
  • Sunday Times
  • Year Out Group
  • Best Volunteering Organisation
  • Wall Street Journal