A theraputic and medical outreach program for children with disabilities and medical needs in Cambodia.
Safe Haven is a registered organization with the Royal Government of Cambodia

Potential Volunteer In Cambodia Cost Sheet

Visa on arrival for 30 days: $30 (can be renewed for 30 more days via local travel agent)

Accommodation:

  • We are happy to recommend places to stay and/or help people make arrangements.
  • Agoda.com is good website for looking at Siem Reap hotels.
  • A simple room with a fan will cost $10 and up.
  • A clean, safe, comfortable room with a/c will cost $15-20/night and up.
  • A nicer room at a hotel with a pool will cost $25/night and up.

Meals:

  • Three meals a day can cost as little as $8-10 if you’re frugal
  • There is a huge variety of food available: Italian, Indian, Korean, Thai, Khmer, French, etc.
  • Local foods from locally owned street-side restaurants are cheap – $2.00 can buy a large portion of rice with chicken, pork, or fish.
  • Mid-range restaurants charge about $4-10 per meal.
  • Supermarkets have a wide variety of foods (bread, cheese, yogurt, canned goods, etc.) and the fresh markets are full of beautiful and inexpensive fruits and vegetables.

Transportation:

  • A tuktuk from the airport to the city costs about $10.
  • A tuktuk ride within Siem Reap city is usually about $2-3 each way, depending on distance. A moto-taxi is 30-40% cheaper.
  • A bicycle can be rented for $2/day or purchased for $45 and then donated to a Safe Haven family.

For those interested in sight-seeing:

  • Tickets to the Angkor Wat temple complex are $37/day.
  • A temple guide can be hired for $30+/day, or there’s an excellent book for self-guided tours that costs about $25 and makes an excellent souvenir.
  • A tuktuk for the day to travel between temples costs $15 and up depending on where you want to go.