Wetlands Wildlife and Natural Wonders

  Multiple Days  See Itinerary

From critically endangered wildlife in a unique conservation site to trekking to areas of extraordinary natural wonders, this short overnight safari camping tour is easily reached from Siem Reap. Learn about traditional medicine plants amidst a stunning array of butterflies, spot flocks of huge birds and antelope and camp by a waterfall in semi evergreen forest.

Our tours are tailor-made – the itineraries shown are suggestions based on our deep knowledge, or we can work with you to create your trip for your unique requirements, interests, and capabilities.



When to go

January – May are the best times for large waterbirds and Eld’s deer at ATT, but with interesting visitors and stunning scenery all year round!

Habitats & Species

Find out more about key species, habitats and seasons on this tour. Angkor Wat Ang Trapaeng Thmor Varin

Enjoyed seeing the many, many varieties of birds, as well as the serenity of the waters. Our guide, Hat, was excellent — extremely knowledgeable and personable! Highly recommend him and this tour.  
‘ltfinn’, Seattle, Washington


Leaving early from Siem Reap we travel 90 minutes northwest to Ang Trapaeng Thmor Sarus Crane Reserve, a vitally important global site for these elegant, 2m tall endangered waterbirds. We can see up to 350 cranes at a time, along with Black-necked Storks, Greater Spotted Eagles, numerous Owls and Woodpeckers. This is one of the best locations in the world to see the mighty Eld’s Deer as well as Jackals. Lunch is at the WCS Ranger Station, after which you can visit the traditional silk village of Phnom Srok if you choose, which produces some of the highest quality products in the region which you can buy direct from the weavers. In the mid-afternoon we drive approximately 2.5 hours to our safari camp at Varin, with time for a tour of the site before dinner and a night by the stunning waterfalls in semi evergreen forest. The camp is operated by Changkran Roy community supported by SVC.

Today we make the trek to the top of the mountain at Changkran Roi – this incredible natural phenomenon looks like hundreds of stone stoves. On our way we search for traditional medicine plants with our local guides and learn about their uses. This area has a stunning array of butterflies, dragonflies and birds which we will spot and identify on route. We will have breakfast on our walk returning to the camp for lunch before spending a few hours around the basecamp waterfall on the hunt for butterflies, insects and birds, or learning about traditional farming techniques with the local community and visiting the village. We return the 1.5 hours to Siem Reap via an ancient Buddist temple at the base of the mountain.

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Ang Trapaeng Thmor Sarus Crane Adventure

ATT is a vitally important place for Sarus Cranes, the tallest and most elegant of Cambodia’s waterbirds. Between January and the end of March we see up to 350 of these majestic birds as they forage.

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