Date(s) - 27/09/2019 - 29/09/2019
Considered to be the most important day for Khmer nation, together with the Khmer New Year in April, the festival of Pchum Ben is an experience in its own right (Pchum means ‘to congregate or to meet together’ and the word ‘Ben’ signifies ‘collection’ related to giving alms to monks).
For three days, Cambodians head to the temples to pay respect to their ancestors while making offerings to commemorate the deceased.
Most of the Cambodians will take off three days. Asian Trails Cambodia will be closed from 27 – 29 September inclusive with a skeleton team standing by to handle emergency matters only.