It is about 28km far from Senmonorom town, there are plenty of natural resources, especially wildlife and it is a place that we can observe exotic primates and birds such as Critically Endangered Black-shanked Douc, Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon, Macaques, and other mammals of the Annamite, under the preparation of the local indigenous Bunong Tribe. The hike is quite strenuous yet you will enjoy yourself through the beautiful green forest and nice natural songs.
Jungle Trekking in search of Black-Shanked Doucs: After an early breakfast travel by road to Andong Kraloung, Jahoo Gibbon Camp, a traditional Bunong village on the edge of the Seima Protected Forest. Set off from a cashew and mango farm with your specialist wildlife guide, and trek through tall grass and open farmland until reaching the secondary rainforest. Your guide will lead you through mixed evergreen forest to distant waterfalls, all the time listening out for the sounds of wildlife along the way. There is a good chance of seeing some of Cambodia’s rare wildlife, specifically the black‐shanked doucs in their natural habitat. Also present in this area are gibbons, wild buffalo, wild pigs, elephants, the spectacular giant hornbill and green peafowl. The scheme provides local villagers with an incentive to conserve the doucs and protect its habitat and a conservation contribution is included in the cost of the trip, which supports village development projects. There is a longer trek of around 4.5 hours to Phnom O Rneung, or a shorter hike to visit to the waterfall at Leng Koh. The walking trails are poorly defined, and non-existent in places, so it is essential to take long trousers, sturdy shoes, a hat and insect repellent. This trek is only suitable if you are fit, agile and comfortable in a jungle environment.
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