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Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks

Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area | Ban Lung, GSC1, Cambodia
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An absolutely beautiful natural wonder

The Veun Sai-Siem Pang conservation area is one of Cambodia's treasures. Despite being around 8... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
timmci92
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Canberra, Australia
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Gibbon Trek and Travel to Ratanakiri Province – A Wonderful Experience

While planning a trip to Cambodia, I looked online for an eco-tour and found a Gibbon Trek... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
djhorrigan
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Seattle, Washington
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A simply amazing experience for all wildlife lovers to see the incredibly rare ‘northern yellow-cheeked gibbons’ in their natural habitat in the Ratanakiri province of Northeast Cambodia.It's a unique experience for enthusiastic wild life spotters and those who are interested in biology and nature conservation.
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Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area | Ban Lung, GSC1, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The Veun Sai-Siem Pang conservation area is one of Cambodia's treasures. Despite being around 8 hours from the nearest major city, it is worth the trip to see Gibbons in their natural habitat. The tour guides are amazing and have fantastic English skills, as well...More

3  Thank timmci92
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

While planning a trip to Cambodia, I looked online for an eco-tour and found a Gibbon Trek coordinated by See Asia Differently. What a great experience!! 2 weeks ago they took me on a wonderful, once-in-a-lifetime, 5 day road trip through many Cambodian provinces that...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We went on Gibbon Eco Tours for 2 days, 1 night. Our guide Savet was exceptionally good, very fluent in English and knowledgable of not only gibbons behaviour but also the forests flora and the state of the national park generally. We travelled on the...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We booked a 2 day 1 night tour direct with Conservation International ($150 for 2) & an English speaking guide (Sart) & motorbike driver through Parrot Tours in Banlung ($85). It was the most amazing experience ever. The gibbons were breathtaking & we followed them...More

2  Thank Louise C
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

During our travelling through Cambodia we wanted to do gibbon spotting for two reasons. Seeing these amazing creatures and help conserve them by doing a trip and therewith sponsoring the local community. We researched online and found the website gibbonspottingcambodia.com, owned by See Asia Different....More

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PeterJones79, General Manager at Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Casper, Thank you for your comments and for promoting un-official gibbon treks. For your Information: Gibbon Spotting Cambodia set the treks up in accordance with the conservationists. Which cost us a lot of time, sweat, blood and tears. Every thig we did for the Gibbons,...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This trip was an education for us. Not only did we get to view the Cambodian countryside, take a beautiful canoe ride, hike the National Park and see the Gibbons in action, but we learned so much about the plight of these amazing creatures and...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour from beginning to end. Our guides Saveth and June were really excellent. We heard the call of the gibbons but despite our guides best efforts, we didn't get to see them. We knew our chances were slim as we participated...More

1  Thank Karen O
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PeterJones79, Owner at Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2015

Hi 'KOSKerry', Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our Gibbon Spotting trek. We are delighted that you consider it a 'highlight of your time in Cambodia'! Obviously, we are disappointed for you that you did not manage to see the...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

A long round trip,but well worth it The highlight obviously spending time with the gibbons, which was a beautiful, incredible experience because they are so well habituated we were able to watch them for around 3 hours, engaging in natural behaviors, totally unbothered by our...More

2  Thank Amy T
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PeterJones79, Owner at Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2015

Hi Amy, Wow, it sounds like you had a fantastic trek and we are so pleased you managed to see the gibbons. It is such a special moment when you spot them in the trees. It is great to hear that you understand the issues...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

If you have never done anything similar, this is good. You spend time in the rainforest, there is a good chance to see Gibbons and you get a little "outpost"-feeling, since the place is kind of at the end of the world. Also, I liked...More

3  Thank ONELIFE_LIFE
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PeterJones79, Manager at Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2015

Dear 'One Life' Thank you for spending the time to write a review of your experience with us. Your comments have been noted and from reading your review, I can see that you enjoyed your time with us but you thought the trek was too...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

we did the 'real' gibbon experience tour, which was nice but not equal to promises. Instead of the promised motorbike tour to the jungle we had to walk 4 hours in the burning sun(hardly any shade). Also we were promised to visist to the gibbon's...More

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PeterJones79, Manager at Gibbon Spotting Cambodia - Day Treks, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2014

Dear Maarten, Thank you for your review but are you sure that your reviewed the correct gibbon trek as there are a couple of imitation companies out there? We offer 2 treks to see the gibbons, the first includes mountain biking and walking but the...More

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