Duration: 7 DAYS

Type: VOLUNTEER – Tax deductible donation included in cost.

Minimum Age: 18 (or with a parent or guardian).

Service Level: STANDARD – Comfortable accommodation with character and a mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: Volunteer Physical Rating 2 – Nothing too strenuous, you don’t need to be especially physically fit.

Program cost excludes flights.

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Overview


This is your chance to get to know the real Cambodia. You will be welcomed into the community of a local village. You will see Angkor Wat and the genocide museum. You will eat with and socialize with the locals and even visit an Apsara dancing performance. You will be amazed at how quickly and warmly you are embraced by the locals and how hard your goodbye will be.

What's Included


  • All on ground transport incl. airport transfers
  • All main meals & drinking water
  • All accommodation
  • ROV Project Leader
  • Guided tour of Angkor Wat
  • All building materials for ROV project
  • Khmer Culture: Language & History
  • Traditional Cuisine: Khmer BBQ, bug tasting and eat in local restaurants
  • Siem Reap Experience: Markets, Carnival and Apsara show

For more details see your Program Booklet.

Why ROV?


  • Your safety is our first priority
  • Our Charity is not for profit
  • Tax deductible donation included in price
  • Projects with integrity driven by village needs
  • 24/7 access to your Team Leader & ROV Head office
  • No "surprise costs" on program
  • Year round funding for the ROV schools & crèches

International volunteering in Cambodia, it's an experience like no other!


Working alongside parents, teachers, kids, grandparents (and grateful elephants), welcomed with open arms in the local community you will find more happiness than you ever imagined.

Basic Itinerary


Subject to change

Your amazing Team Leader will be waiting for you at Siem Reap Airport (REP) when you land. Look out for the friendly face wearing an ROV shirt.

Check in to your hotel room and then explore Siem Reap on a walking tour with other arrivals.

First group dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a tour of the night markets and some bug tasting for anyone brave enough!

Breakfast at the hotel before being collected by Tuk Tuk to go to the building project. Once you arrive there will be an orientation to introduce you to the community and project you will be working on.

You’ll then get stuck into the project. This may be building a classroom, a house for the disadvantaged, repairs to houses or classrooms, or other projects based on community needs. The projects differ each program set but will always reflect the needs of the communities we work with.

Lunch is on site at the project where you’ll experience traditional Cambodian cooking – it is delicious!

There is some down time after lunch to recoup and relax on a hammock before getting back to work. The remainder of the afternoon is spent working on the project and playing with the children after school.

Enjoy some free time before dinner – relax by the hotel pool, read a good book, play games with the other volunteers or catch up on some Netflix

Tonight dinner will takeout eaten at the hotel. You will then be involved in a language class to help you learn some key Khmer words.

Breakfast at the hotel before being collected by Tuk Tuk to go to the building project.

Project work continues, and you will rotate between tasks with your fellow team mates.

Lunch is again on site where you will get to sample more tasty Khmer food. While you escape the heat of the day enjoy resting on hammocks or playing a game of cards.

You will continue working on your building project and in the afternoon will try and compete against the children playing football – prepare yourself their good!

On return to the accommodation you have some free time to have a shower and relax before dinner.

Tonight you will be treated to a Khmer BBQ where you get to cook your own food right at the table!

Breakfast at the hotel before being collected by Tuk Tuk to go to the building project.

After breakfast you will then drive out to the project site by Tuk Tuk and get back to work on the project. You will be amazed at the progress you have made in just a couple of days and know that you are a part of something that is making such a difference.

Lunch will be served on site, and you will then have some free time to relax before getting back to the afternoon’s project work.

On return to the accommodation you have some free time to have a shower and relax before dinner.

Dinner will be at a restaurant in town. You can then explore the night art markets – this makes for some great souvenir shopping.

Make sure you get your beauty sleep tonight as tomorrow you will be exploring Angkor Wat at sunrise!

Your group will visit Angkor Wat at sunrise. Breakfast will either be at the hotel or takeaway at Angkor Wat.

You will be taken on a guided tour of Angkor Wat temples one of which is the largest religious monuments in the world. You’ll then explore Ta Prohm temple, which was filmed in Tomb Raider and have the opportunity to explore the surrounding temples and be amazed by the beauty of Cambodia’s rich history.

On return from Angkor Wat you will have some free time or have the opportunity to experience the floating villages before dinner.

As a group you will eat dinner at a local restaurant in Siem Reap. Then after dinner you are in for a treat as we take you for a Khmer massage. Your legs will thank us!

Breakfast will be served at the accommodation before being transported by Tuk Tuk to the project. This will be your final day on the project, and you will really see the incredible difference you have made.

After the morning’s project work there will then be a thank you ceremony with the children in the community – get your camera and tissues ready!

Lunch will be eaten on site and you will have some time to relax / play with the children at the school / community before finishing the final tasks on the building project. Your contribution to the project will have a lasting impact to the community for years to come and we are so thankful for all of your hard work.

On return from the project you can enjoy some time to relax before going to dinner at a local restaurant.

Friday night is then carnival night! We will take you to a local carnival where you can go on some rides or even try some bugs and spiders!

Breakfast will be at the accommodation venue, and lunch at a local restaurant.

Volunteers will be departing at various times of the day and will be dropped at Siem Reap International Airport (REP).

For more details see your Program Booklet.

Dates


Limited places available

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