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Prek Toal Bird Watching

Prek Toal is a bird sanctuary and Ramsar site located within the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve, at the north-west corner of the Tonlé Sap. With many species of birds are standing on the trees with the nests and breeding area.

There are Painted Storks, Cormorants, Darters, Grey heron, Purple heron, Adjutants, Asian Openbill, Black-headed Ibis and Spot-billed Pelican, Black-headed Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Bee-eaters, Little heron, Black Bitter, Terns, Swallows, etc…

Note: The tour will start in early in the morning and arrive in Siem Reap around 15:00pm .

Bird watching area in Prek Toal
Bird watching area in Prek Toal
Tour breakdown

06:30 - Our driver and our local villager English speaking tour guide will pick you up from Hotel in Siem Reap to Mechrey boat station; it takes around 45 minutes’ drive.

07:15 - After arrive at boat station, then we will our local motorized boat from Mechrey boat station to Prek Toal village.

08:45 - We will change to our local motorized boat from village to go and visit bird watching at bird sanctuary, it takes around 1 hour drive. There are many kinds of water birds available to see in following by season as like: Painted Stork, Cormorant, Darter, Grey heron, Purple heron, Adjutant, Asian Openbill, Black-headed Ibis and Spot-billed Pelican etc…

11:30 - You will have your lunch cooked by our local home-made of family host at the home stay.

12:00 - After lunch, then we will take our motorized boat drive return to Siem Reap, back to your hotel at around 14:30.


All the prices are in USD dollar per person and the price will be decrease or increase depend on number of people in the group.

Tour inclusions:

  • Two-ways transport between hotel in Siem Reap and Siem Reap boat station
  • Two-ways boat transport between Siem Reap boat station and Prek Toal
  • Bird watching ticket include local boat transfer to/from bird colony
  • Local home-made lunch cooked by villager
  • Taxes
  • Cold drink
  • Local English speaking bird guide

Tour exclusions:

  • Tips
  • Personal Expense
  • All travel insurances
  • Extra drinks and F&B
  • Breakfast
  1. All reservations will be made by email. This is to protect your bookings and avoid fake bookings and prevent no-shows.
  2. Let’s us know your hotel name in Siem Reap or where you will stay in Siem Reap.
  3. To secure the booking, 30% of non-refundable payments from the total amount of bookings must be made in USD dollar at the time of all bookings are confirmed. The non-refundable payment of the balance payment will be made in USD dollar in 1 day before tour start.

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