8 Days Cambodia Wildlife Tour

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Wildlife Tour Cambodia

Our Wildlife Tour in Cambodia starts by travelling North East to see the true Cambodia, where the landscapes, scenery and the people are different from anywhere else in the country. On this wildlife journey, you will get to experience three contrasting wildlife experiences and connections.

Gibbon Experience

You will get to interact with the endangered Northern Yellow buff cheeked gibbons swinging above your head in the Veun Sai-Siem Pang conservation area.

Irrawaddy Dolphins 

Go dolphin spotting in search of the rare freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins that are found in the Kampi pools near Kratie.

Elephant Trekking/Sanctuary

Cap off this incredible wildlife tour with two different interactions with elephants, where you can either visit a wildlife sanctuary or go ethical elephant trekking with elephants from an old traditional nomadic Phnong tribe.


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    Floating Villages Tour

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    Phare live circus performance

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    Full Day Angkor Temple Tour

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    Yaek Lom Lake

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    Gibbon Spotting Trek

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    Irrawaddy Dolphin Spotting

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    Elephant Experience

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    Traditional tribal BBQ

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Siem Reap

Arrival, Floating village & Circus

On arrival in Cambodia you have time to settle in and have lunch before starting your wildlife tour at the floating village of Kampong Phluk. Kampong Phluk is astonishing for its stilted-house villages and the flooded forest. You will see an island pagoda, school and houses standing on 8 or 10m high stilts, fish farms and learn about the village life before getting into a rowing boat and venturing beyond the villages into the flooded forest to see some water-bird species. In the evening you get to experience the fabulous Cambodian circus, which is a mixture of acrobatics, music, dance and culture.

Overnight in Siem Reap (Meals: _/_/_)

Siem Reap

Temple Tour

On this magnificent day tour you will take a static balloon ride, which gives you an aerial view of the temples. From here you journey to the enchanting temple of Bayon located in the centre of Angkor Thom. Your next stop is the Terrace of the Leper King. This intricately carved platform was the royal crematorium. Then continuing along to the Terrace of Elephants, originally used as a viewing gallery for the king to preside over parades, performances and traditional sports. You will then move on to the Mother of all temples, the Angkor Wat, which is believed to be the world’s largest religious building. Your final destination is the famous ‘Lara Croft; Ta Prohm temple, a structure, which has been abandoned to the elements. You will have a truly breath-taking day!

Overnight in Siem Reap (Meals: B/_/_)

Ban Lung

Siem Reap to Ban Lung | Drive: 7 hours

Today you leave Siem Reap after an early breakfast and start your gibbon adventure by journeying across the province of Preah Vihear, named after the late 9th-century temple, to the province of Steung Treng. You then continue to Ban Lung in the province of Ratanakiri arriving in the afternoon. Before checking in, you take a trip to Yeak Loam volcanic lake to relax after your journey, admire your surroundings or even swim in its fresh waters. In the evening you then have a short jungle trek briefing, where you will meet your guide and any other trekkers before venturing into the jungle.

Overnight in Ban Lung (Meals: B/_/_)

Ban Lung

Gibbon Spotting Trek

This morning you journey out to the village of Kachon, where you board a local boat on the Sesan River to the village of Veun Sai. Once here you jump on the back of a local motorbike and fly through the jungle all the way to Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area station. You then have time to relax, take a basic jungle shower to cool off or explore the paths surrounding the camp. Afterwards, you can walk to the nearby savannah for a spot of bird watching before dinner and settling in for an early night.

Overnight in the Jungle (Meals: B/L/D)

Ban Lung

Gibbon Spotting Trek

Rising early at 3:30 am you leave camp by the cover of darkness and trek an hour to the habituated gibbon area. Once there you will hear the early morning gibbon calls, and it is at this point you rush into the forest in search of the endangered Northern Yellow buff cheeked gibbons, which will swing above your heads. You can spend around 2 hours with these incredible apes before returning back to camp for brunch and retracing your steps back to Ban Lung.

Overnight in Ban Lung (Meals: B/L/_)

Sen Monorom

Ban Lung to Sen Monorom | Drive: 8 hours

This morning you leave early and travel to Kratie, where you will enjoy and encounter the rare Irrawaddy dolphins, which inhabit the stretch of river in the dolphin pool of Kampi. It is easier to see the dolphins in the shallower waters of the dry season, than in the swollen river of the wet season. After lunch, you travel to Sen Monorom passing through lovely Cambodian countryside all the way to your rustic dwelling for the night.

Overnight in Sen Monorom (Meals: B/L/_)

Sen Monorom

Cambodian Elephant Experience

Today you have 2 options available:

Cambodian Elephant Trekking
Travel to a traditional tribal village to meet your guide and an elephant. From here you will enjoy an elephant ride through the Cambodian countryside past rivers and into the jungle. After enjoying lunch by a river, you have the amazing opportunity to swim and help wash your elephant before returning home.

The Elephant Sanctuary
This is essentially a conservation project, where rescued Cambodian elephants live. On your day with the elephants you will follow the herd and learn all about their mannerisms and connect with them. You can also feed them bananas and help to hose them down and giving them a bath.

Traditional Tribal BBQ 
Whichever experience you choose, for the evening you will dine with a local Phnong family and enjoy a local BBQ inspired by Gordon Ramsay. The evening gives you a fabulous insight into Cambodian culture and real traditional tribal life.

Overnight in Sen Monorom (Meals: B/L/D)

Phnom Penh

Sen Monorom to Phnom Penh & Departure | Drive: 7 hours

Today marks the end of your wildlife tour as you leave behind the hills of Sen Monorom early in the morning and head to the Cambodian Capital of Phnom Penh, where you will catch your departing flight back home.

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    Airport pick up and drop off

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    Overnights as mentioned

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    Excursions as mentioned

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    Transportation in private A/C vehicle

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    English speaking guide

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    Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)

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    All taxes

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    All flights unless included in itinerary & Visa fees

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    International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)

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    Meals, unless mentioned differently

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    Beverages and personal expenses

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    Other excursions and entrance fees

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    Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)

Please note: You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it as well as bringing with you 4 passport size photos with you for your visa, as well as having a couple spare.

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