Photography Tours and Workshops
in Angkor Wat Cambodia

High-end instructed 8-day photography tour
and workshop from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

"Go and meet the lovely Khmer locals..."



A 8-days photography tour / workshop, led by Siem Reap-based photographer Eric d Vries, is an unique opportunity to explore Cambodia. During this exclusive tour you will get the best out of the camera and with the personal guidance you will become a better photographer. Much time during the tour will be spend on several aspects of photography, like camera settings, composition and light. This high-end photo tour comes with critique and editing sessions. 
Day 1. Phnom Penh
Introduction in the morning before we are going to walk and explore the streets of Phnom Penh. We'll focus on street life, portraits, architecture, sceneries and details. We will be visiting local markets, pagodas, Vietnamese area. After lunch we will visit Tuol Sleng, the famous Central Market and we'll walk around the Chinese area. In the evening we'll have a night shoot in the streets of Phnom Penh.

 Day 2. Oudong / Kompong Chhnang
We leave the busy capitol by car/minivan along rice fields and rural life towards Oudong Mountain, once the capital of ancient Cambodia. After lunch we continue our trip to Kompong Chhnang on the borders of Tonle Sap lake and end the day with a countryside tour and a sunset tour by boat to the floating village. In the evening we'll have a closer look at your pictures of the day.

Day 3. Battambang
In the early morning we're heading downtown Kompong Chhnang for a street photography session before moving on to Battambang. The afternoon we 'll take a 4-wheel drive up Sampeau Mountain, famous for its Killing Caves. We'll end the day with a drink downtown Battambang.

Day 4. Battambang / Siem Reap
Early morning we drive along the Sangket River before visiting Ek Phnom area, a pre-Angkor temple site followed by a street photography session downtown and lunch. In the afternoon we will drive to Siem Reap and make a stop at Sisophon.

Optional: We take a private boat from Battambang to Siem Reap (6 hrs) for probably the most photogenic trip in Cambodia (Aug-Jan)


Day 5. Siem Reap
A full day at the temples within the Angkor Archaeologic Park for a photo tour to Angkor Wat, the Bayon, Preah Khan and more photogenic spots, the highlights. After sunrise we'll have an arranged photo shoot with some monks from the nearby pagoda. A critique session and editing workshop are planned in the evening.

Day 6. Siem Reap
Explore and discover the beauty of Siem Reap's countryside. We'll show you the villages along the ricefields, local markets, scenic pagodas, life in the floating villages on the Tonle Sap. A ride out of town to the countryside and a boat trip to one of the unspoiled floating villages close to the lake.

Day 7. Koh Ker and Beng Melea
A full day to the remote temples of Koh Ker and Beng Melea, a great trip through Cambodia's countryside. On the way we will stop in some rural villages, places tourists normally don't go..

 Day 8. Siem Reap
The last day of our tour we're heading out to Ta Prohm temple site, famous for its tree roots, and Angkor Wat inside. After lunch we'll have a street photography session in Siem Reap followed with a visit to the big local market. In the evening we say farewell at our well deserved dinner while having a closer look at your Cambodia images.



Full tuition all days (camera settings, light, composition)
Transport by car / tuktuk / boat (cool drinking water on board)
9 nights hotel accommodation (3-star / upgrade option)
Lunches on all days
All entrance fees
Exquisite farewell dinner

not included:

International flights to and from Phnom Penh / Siem Reap
travel insurance
personal expenses, tips etc


Note: The 8-day tour can also start in Siem Reap.

The Around Cambodia / Photo Expedition is made for beginners to advanced photographers. You will be guided by a professional photographer personally to make better pictures. At the same time you will get a good view of life in Cambodia, its typical landscape, the spectacular temples and the always friendly Khmers.

How to book this tour:

Just fill in the form on the contact page with your details and requested date(s) and we'll get back to you within 24 hours by email with availability and info about payment.


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