Boeung Sne Wetland Bird Watching Tour
Full day bird watching tour in Phnom Penh. Discover Khmer local villages, paddy rice fields and wetland area of the Mekong River as a becoming the habitat of thousand birds. You will have a chance to see many numerous of wetland birds such as little cormorant, darter, grey heron, black bitten, lesser whistling duck, milky stork, white breasted waterhen, ruddy breasted crake, watercocker, bronze winged jacana and other grass field birds.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeChildren, Discovery, Family, Photography
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Medium Group
Boeung Sne wetland and floating forest area is becoming a habitat of thousand birds, such as Little Cormorant, Indian Cormorant, Darter, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Pacific Reef Egret, Great Egret, Cattle Egret, Javan Pond-Heron, Black Bitten, Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Heron, Yellow Bittern, Cinnamon Bittern, Painted Stork, Woolly –necked Stork, Lesser Whistling Duck, Cotton Pygym-goose, Little Grebe, White-breasted Waterhen, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Watercocke, Purple Swamphen, Bronze- winged Jacana, and another grassroots birds like Barred Buttonquail, Small Buttonquail, Red Collared Dove, Spotted Dove, Black Drongo, Racket Tailed, Greater Coucal, Indian Roller, Oriental Magpie, Pied Fantail, Pied Bushchat, Yellow Wagtail, Indochinese Bushlark, Common Myna, White-vented Myna, Black-collared Starling, Olive-backed Sunbird, etc. Located in Theay commune, Ba Phnom district about 15km from central province of Prey Veng and about 115km from Phnom Penh capital city, are the best way to reach these top birds area where you just need to spend about 2 hour drive. Throughout your wetland and floating forest birding tour, you also enjoy local boating and lunch where it come from river fish and organic chicken and vegetable. Final a sightseeing Khmer local villages and learn a real life of local people as much as hear about a loving story between Khmer lady with a Buddhist monk before we returning to the Phnom Penh Capital city.
Darter, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Pacific Reef Egret, Great Egret, Cattle Egret, Javan Pond-Heron, Black Bitten, Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Heron, Yellow Bittern, Cinnamon Bittern, Painted Stork, Woolly –necked Stork, Lesser Whistling Duck, Cotton Pygym-goose, Little Grebe, White-breasted Waterhen, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Watercocke, Purple Swamphen, Bronze- winged Jacana, and numerous of wetland birds.
When good to see
October to April and all year round for another numerous of wetland birds
Tour Pace & Walking
Fairly easy pace, boat and 2 hour dive
Ease of Birding
Easy with some moderate species
Number of Species Expected
Cambodia countryside, paddy field, Khmer villages, Khmer culture, fishing villages, boat trip, experience with Khmer local foods and see real life of Khmer people in part of the Mekong river.
Tour at a Glance
- Tour Price (Per Person): KHR500,000* GBP96* EUR107 * USD125
- Depart at 9: 00 AM daily
- Walking distance 3 kilometers ( 2 miles) or less than upon the water level
- Minimum Age: 6 years old
- Max group size : 12 with 1 leader and local birding guide
- Join and end in Phnom Penh Capital City
- Photographic: Good
Is this journey for you?
This birding day tour is primarily a discovery wetland and paddy rice field birds, which covers the highlight a part of the Mekong River, Khmer villages and top birds and another numerous of wetland birds. It is the best ways for small group travelers, family, school students, photographers and another adventure tourists who has a short time and want to experience more about Cambodia countryside, birds and see real life of local people. Come to visit this birding area where local people in 23 villages who living around the birding site which willing to protect and plan to build for birding community based ecotourism site for their sustainable development, bird conservation as much as to reduce labor immigration.
To be able to include all these highlights in the itinerary involves a considerable amount of overland travel, by private bus, and boat trip. Purified drinking water were serve for you with a lunch is a great way to sign off on this birding tour.
- Hotel pick and drop off
- 1 leaders and local birding guide
- 1 or share binocular to see the bird
- Entrance ticket and boat trip fee
- 1 lunch and drinking water
- Vehicle supported
- Travel insurance
- Miscellaneous personal expenses and tips
- Please exchange your currency to Khmer currency in Riel as properly for personal using on the trip
- Refill water bottle to reduce plastic waste where in the Cambodian countryside, recycling facilities for plastic are nonexistent, and people burn their waste. It will releases toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, dioxins and furans which can cause cancer, impotence, asthma and a myriad of other allergies.
- Not much to bring as our trips are all inclusive. We do suggest you to bring appropriate clothing to fit the season and a day pack to carry extra snacks and water. Here is some of the items that you can on it:
- Shoes, sunglasses and sun cream with SPF+
- Mosquito repellent
- Camera or smart phone for taking some photo during the trip and make sure their battery are enough
Yes. Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable, and they allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours.
Set in for adventure tourists, Cambodia Walkers’s tours are generally an international crowd with people often coming from Australia, New Zealand, Europe, The United State, Singapore, Japan and Malaysia and another birding lovers.
If you want to bring gifts for local people please ensure they are useful, like pens or school books and not lollies. We urge you to distribute gifts in an organised and responsible manner – either through the headmaster of a school or the director of a charity. You could even ask your tour leader for advice on the most beneficial approach, and they might have ideas of what you could buy locally that would be useful. Some children, and even adults, might ask for things as you pass them on the street or in villages. Handing them something might bring you each a moment of joy but it only encourages begging and is destructive in the long term.
Yeah! You can make it. It’s your trip, with your group, on your schedule with your friends and family that play together, stay together.
Private trips can range in cost based on your group size. Here is what you can typically expect for booking your private group on a trip with us*:
- 10 or more guests + 5% to trip price
- 8 – 9 guests: + 7.5% to trip price
- 6 – 7 guests: + 10% to trip price
- 4 – 5 guests: + 12% to trip price
- 2 – 3 guests: + 15% to trip price
*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time.
We are now working on online booking payment system; it will be ready soon. However, you will need to directly pay the tour fee to the local tour guide. The price we are generate in Khmer Currency (KHR), British Pound (GBP), Euro (EUR) and US Dollar (USD).