3-day/1-overnight at Prek Toal floating village and Koh Ker temple
Location : Battambong and Presh Vihear province
Duration : Three-days Tours
Tour Price : US$ 1000$$
The first-day, is overnight tour to Prek Toal floating village, the trip will leave be from Siem Reap at 1:30 pm transferring to the boat park and enjoy with landscape of floating village, flooded forest and water birds alongside before we arrive Prek Toal floating village. Check in for accommodation at floating house arranged in the floating village then continue to the open lake a wait for sunset and around 5:30 go back for dinner at a local restaurant.
The next day, at 6:00 am enjoy your breakfast and coffee then taking to the core reserve to observe the water colonies where you will climb up platform to see those colonies. The species which we are expecting to see: Asian Openbill, Painted Stork, Black-headed Ibis, Bitter species, Black-crowned Night-heron, Chinese Pond-heron, Cattle Egret, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Great Egret, Intermediate Egret, Little Egret., Spot-billed Pelican, Little Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Oriental Darter. ...etc. and At the noontime, we will be back to the village for have lunch and enjoy with the paddle boat tour to visit the floating garden, fish farm, crocodile farm and water hyacinth workshop. The tour will finish at 3:30pm and go back to Siem Reap.
Third-day trip, the site is about two hours away from Siem Reap. Koh Ker is a remote site in northern Cambodia about 125 kilometers away from Siem Reap. Your guide and driver will go to pick you up at the hotel lobby at 5:30am then leading you to the site. It is situated in dry Dipterocarp (Dry forest) with some semi-evergreen forest. This kind of forest provides excellent habitat for wildlife. Birds potentially including many species such as: woodpeckers, raptors species, White-rumped Pygmy-falcon and Collared Falconet, Crested Serpent-eagle Red-breasted Parakeet Sooty-headed Bulbul etc. In the evening, we are heading back to Beng Mealea. Meng Mealea is a temple built during the Angkor Wat period, it is located 60 km east from Siem Reap. It is also good habitat, semi-evergreen forest that gives the birders a chance to pick up some migrant species such as flycatcher species and black-headed bulbul, Hill Myna,..etc. Tour will finish at 4:00pm then lead you back to the hotel or where you want to be dropped off.
|Brief Itinerary||Target Species|
|AM birding at Angkor Complex and Pm Back to Siem Reap.||Asian Barred Owlet, Spotted Owlet, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Forest Wagtail, Hainan Blue Fl|
|AM Birding at Prek Toal (Tonle Sap lake)||Milky Stork,Painted Stork, Asian Openbill, Lesser Adjutant, Greater Adjutant, Little Cormorant, I|
|AM Birding at Koh Ker, Pm Back to Siemreap||White-rumped Pygmy-falcon, Collared Falconet, Rufous-winged Buzzard, Little Green Bee-eater, ..|
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Overnight trip to see the largest floating village and the largest Waterbird sanctuary in Southeast Asia such as: Asian Openbill, Stork, Pelican, Ibis, Adjutant, and Oriental Darter, Grey-headed Fish Eagles, Great Egret, Intermediate Egret, Little Egret,..etc....