Spend a magical day exploring Ream National Park, a wonderland of evergreen forests and mangrove swamps teeming with indigenous wildlife.
Leaving the pier, it's a scenic drive of approximately 45-minutes through lush countryside to reach Ream National Park. Established in 1993 by Cambodia's former King Sihanouk, the park sprawls over approximately 60,000 acres, providing a pristine, protected environment for birds, monkeys, dolphins, and all sorts of other animals. Unlike other national parks within the country, Ream has allowed the existing residents to remain, living as they have for years in a small village there.
Your exploration of the park begins with a boat ride down the mangrove-lined Prek Toeuk Sap River. Watch for flying fish and dolphin breaking the water's surface, and birds such as the Brahminy kite, grey-headed fish-eagle and white-bellied sea eagle in the estuary. Storks and egrets usually congregate along the mudflats here as well.
After disembarking your tour boat, you'll spend the next few hours on a guided walk through the woods, where you are likely to see monkeys in the trees, butterflies flitting around the path, and even more birds, as at least 150 species of them thrive here. You will also tour the village and walk along the unspoiled beach nearby and then enjoy time to relax there. Ream is truly a paradise for nature lovers and clearly shows Cambodia's commitment to preserving its endangered wildlife and ecosystems.
After touring the park, your coach awaits to transfer you back to Sihanoukville and your awaiting ship.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 3-hours of moderate to strenuous walking, over mostly natural and uneven surfaces. The park is maintained by the government and guests should be prepared to experience some areas in need of repair or maintenance. This tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. Participants must be in good physical condition. Light-weight casual clothing; sunglasses; sun cap; sunscreen; insect repellant and flat, comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Wildlife sightings, while common in the park, are not guaranteed.