” Real Cambodia Tours ” is not a holiday tour but is also a life changing trip. We are a group of guides who have been through a lot of experiences working in education, environment, development, tourism, social impact and other variety of non government organizations nationally and internationally in Cambodia.
We formed our team and laughed. This website of The Real Cambodia tour is to share about our culture and civilization of Khmer empire through the temple tour and also the history of the killing field that happened in Cambodia as the last tail of the world cold war. Besides that we can also share how Cambodians have been through the dark ages to the pearl country to the Killing field and now Cambodia called itself as the kingdom of Wonder.
Let’s experience the rich and colorful culture and civilization, life changing and memorable experience, delicious food and the very warm welcome of Cambodia people.
Our Professional Guide
Mr. Dork Silong
Manager & Temple Guide
Silong has worked as a professional tour guide Since 2018 and has worked in a variety of roles as an administrator/receptionist supervision of tour administration, to co-leading educational adventures for students and the management of a war museum in Siem Reap. Silong comes with a wealth of experience in management and development work and has spent time as a researcher and evaluator for a variety of organizations . In his spare time he is a passionate advocate for others, has lectured at Angkor University, volunteer with a range of local social impact projects, and has acted as a volunteer mentor. He lives in Siem Reap and enjoys good coffee, conversation and riding his bike through rural Cambodia.
Mr. Soun Rattana
Master Guide of Killing field history
Soun is a former teenage Khmer Rouge rebel, soldier with the Cambodian army, prisoner of war, and landmine amputee. Now a wounded man looking for redemption, he is like Siddhartha, seeking a simpler life of meaning and acceptance. As a soldier and landmine survivor he discovers why reconciliation and peace matter more than we know. And we join him on his journey of reflection as a tour guide at several memorial war museums just outside the majestic temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. He has been guiding tourist about the killing field history for more than 10 years. He is very opened and happy to share his personal story and the history of the killing field/ Pol Pot’s regime.
Killing Field Historical Guide(Freelance)
Thom is a landmine amputee. He isn’t a former solider but he himself has witness the war and suffer by the landmine and the starvation during the civil war in Cambodia. He has met Soun when he was teenager and Soun has empower him by sharing his english knowledge and the history of the war in Cambodia. From a disability boy that have been discriminate to become an English teacher and Killing field historical guide. Before COVID 19, he was a Camp manager base in Kompongthom and Preah Vihear province for Camp International Cambodia.
Mr. Horn Rein
Horn is from Siem Reap. he has worked as a professional tour guide since 2018 and has worked in a variety of roles in hotel industry from the receptionist to the supervisor. He used to be a teacher teaching Math at private school for high school student. Recently he is a co-leading educational adventures for students and also a freelancer temple guide for different tour companies in Siem Reap. He is very passionate in sharing about Cambodian culture, local lifestyle, educational development and others. In his free time, he like taking photograph of the temple and nature.
Mony is from Battambang province next to Cambodia and Thai’s border. He has been working as a cycling guide in Battambang for 8 years and now he becomes a founder of Soksabike Tour that specializes in biking. He has been working in many projects that working with sustainable development from the community level to the national level. Recently he has got a license as a temple guide from the government and becomes a professional guide not only cycling but also temple guide. He is also a co-leading educational adventures for student at Ayana Journeys Tour and The Jump Foundation. He is very passionate in sharing about the local culture, local lifestyle and religious philosophy like Buddhism, Hinduism and others. He enjoys good coffee, conversation and riding his bike through rural Cambodia.
Mr. Sann Khlem
Sann is from Siem Reap. He comes with a wealth experience in management level in tourism industry. He used to be an operation manager at Trunk Travel and The Bamboo project. He has lots of experience in operation in tour companies, designing product for tourist, leading and facilitating variety groups of tourist coming for holiday or school program around Cambodia. He has also worked as a professional tour guide Since 2018. He is very passionate in sharing his experience about the social and sustainable development and being a good volunteer in Cambodia. In his free time, He likes driving his Motor adventuring in the jungle.
Mr. Chann Thoeun
Temple Guide (Freelance)
Chann is from Phnom Penh. He moved to live in Siem Reap almost 10 years now. He has been working in hotel industry more than 10 years. He has been working five stars hotel as a receptionist to front office manager and from front office manager to hotel operation manager. In 2018, he got a license as a temple guide from the ministry of tourism in Cambodia and he also do some temple guides for the tourists during his free time from work. Now he joins Real Cambodia Tour. He is very happy to guide tourists around the temple and city and passionate sharing about the origin of the land, culture, daily life and nature of Cambodia. He enjoys good coffee, conversation and empowering young fresh tourism graduated students in long term sustainable tourism development in Cambodia.