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Nature & Eco Tourism
Boating and Trekking on Veal Ta Prak Trail


Contribute to the conservation of biological diversity, sustain the well-being of local people, Include a learning experience. Involves responsible action on the part of tourists and the tourism industry. Delivered primarily to small groups by small-scale businesses. Requires the lowest possible consumption of non-renewable resources. Encourage local participation, ownership & business opportunity or the rural. Create a renewed sense of pride in culture & tradition for community member.
  • Cultural, Charity, Natural Conservation, Excursion by boat to the birds watching, waterfall swimming, tree plantation, sunset, trekking, wild animal viewing, accommodation at homestay & camp site ...etc
Upon arrival at Phnom Penh Int’l Airport our tour guide welcome then transfer to check in. Start visiting the Royal Palace was formerly called “PreahBarom Reach Veang Chaktomuk Mongkul” the meant it was conveniently located at the confluence of four rivers (the Upper Mékong, The Lower Mékong, the Tonlé Bassack and the Tonlé Sap). Nowadays it si only called “Preah Barom Reach Veang”. The Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. In a common word, it is like a small town of royal dynasties. And the next stop at Silver Pagoda,  which was erected in the reign of King Norodom in 1892 and inaugurated in 1903. King Norodom’s successor, King Sisowath, who was his younger brother, kept reigning and decorating the inner wall. And home to a glittering array of Buddhist statuary. Then visit the National Museum, the world’s leading museum of Khmer sculpture. It can enable you to be more aware of Khmer cultural and historical value and literature through frescoes depicted on the theme of the Ramayana story. Khmer art has been shown since ancient times. We continue to visit Toul Sleng, known as the Museum of Genocide Crimes. In 1975 Toul Svay Prey High school was taken over to Pol Pot’s security forces who turned it into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S–21). Next, visit the Russian Market or Central Market which is chockfull of stalls selling clothing, shoes, bags, cosmetics, stationery, and souvenirs. It is a good place for seeking a large selection of Buddha images, folk handicrafts, jewelry, Khmer silks, precious stones, wooden carvings, and classic musical instruments. Dinner at local restaurant overnight at Phnom Penh.
After breakfast at hotel in Phnom Penh. Check out then take a trip about 3:00 hours on the National Road # 4 & 48 to Koh Kong province upon arrival at Andoung Tuek village. Welcome by your local boat driver then taking that boat to Chi Phat community the journey will be  taken 01:30h. Lunch at community then to check in homestay /guesthouse. Next we walk to the nearby Chhay Chrey rapids with a local guide (about 2km), swim and relax “This site is most popular among villagers and local tourist that come to throw parties and have a swim. It is great place for swimming but in the rainy season the current of water is too strong,
so it is not possible to swim or cross the stream”.  14:30 P.M. motor taxi pick up from waterfall travel to Reforestation Project Nursery (about 3km, helmets provided), visit and have explanation about the reforestation project, visitor plant a tree and contribute to Conservation of the Cardamoms (optional). 17:00 P.M. drive to Phnom Tra goal “or the Bald Mountain, thick forests with big tress used to cover this area but during Pol Pot regime, they were cut down for farming. In the time of the People’s Republic of Kampuchea following the Khmer Rouge Regime when civil war wracked the country, this place was used as a barracks for soldiers, leaving the compounds full of mines.  The land mines have since been cleared by de-miners from CMAC contracted by Wildlife Alliance. This site panoramic view is excellent for sunrise or sunset point ” (about 3km from commune). Dinner at community.  Overnight at Home Stay/Guesthouse
Early get up at 06:00 A.M. for sunrise, birds watching trip on a motor and traditional row boat along the Stoeng Proat (Cattle Skin Cord) River “This river was originally called Stoeng Khse Sornthoeung Proat, but later on it was shortened to Stoeng Proat means to separate from each other. The name of the river comes from the story of Prah Kor. A long time ago, Prah Kor was the champion fighting bull of Cambodia and the Siamese king was jealous of the Khmer people for having this great bull. Prah Kor was a magical bull, and he only ate the most delicious food in Cambodia. The king of Siam challenged Prah Kor to a fighting competition with Siam’s bull. Unlucky, the king cheated and used a m  echanical bull.  Prah Kor was defeated by the Siam bull, and the king wanted to capture him and take him away to further humiliate the Khmer people. Prah Kor and his sister Prah Keo, tried to hide amongst other cattle near the river. But the king of Siam’s fortuneteller predicted that Prah Kor would be hiding in this place and Siamese soldiers came to capture him with magic ropes that Prah Kor could not break. As a result, he was separated from the other cattle and captured. Since then, the river is called Stoeng Khse Sonthoeung Proat, which means (Stretching ropes to separate)”, the trip including: motor boat take about 01:00h & row boat about 02:00 h) “Breakfast, Quality Binoculars and Life jackets provided on boat ”. 10.00 A.M. arrive in Domnak Khos (Sleeping place) and start trekking to Veal Ta Prak with local guide.  Lunch at O’Chonleas Pran (Refugee River) and continue trekking to Antong Prang campsite near 2 small stream and meadow. At 17.00 P.M. Evening walk to the nearby Veal Ta Prak pond to try spotting wild animals which come to the pond, Come back to camp site and have dinner made by the forest cook. Overnight at Antong Prang camp site Community Based Eco Tourism, your get-away to a green adventure.
Early get up at 05:30 A.M. walking to the nearby Veal Ta Prak pond to try spotting wild animals. “Veal Ta Prak Pond, a grassy field in the middle of the jungle with a seasonal pond where wildlife such as Sambar deer and wild pigs can be seen. The field is named Veal Ta Prak after a minority tribal man who lived in the Cardamoms around 300-400 years ago who was told in his dream to dig for the silver treasure and jewelry buried in the field. Oral histories report that the minorities were either killed or taken prisoners to become slaves in Thailand during the Khmer-Thai wars”.  At 08.00 A.M. Breakfast at campsite made by the forest cook and start trekking to the Veal Ta Prak junction and  continue to Chi Phat Com  mune, have lunch at community at mid moon then free at your own leisure at homestay. Dinner at community. Overnight at Home Stay/Guesthouse
DAY 05: CHI PHAT – PHNOM PENH  (Without guide)
After break at community.  You will be returned to the pier and taking a boat to Angdoung Tuek, the place where you arrived. Our driver will wait and pick up you at the other side then return to Phnom Penh. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
DAY 06: PHNOM PENH-DEPARTURE  (Without guide)
After breakfast at hotel free at your own leisure then transfer to airport for departure flight.
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