Cambodia Travel Guide
Tours and Packages
5oceans Travel (No. 147, Street 51 (Pasteur), Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh. 023/986920 or 023/221537. www.5oceanscambodiatours.com.)
Beyond Unique Escapes. Expert and ethical, this tour operater for the Siem Reap Area offers the usual Angkor Temple tours, but also some more unusual temple adventures, where you can experience sunrise or sunset at a remote ruin far from the crowds. Other highly rated options include trips to villages to participate in village activities, which vary depending on the season. Sivatha Blvd. and Pub St. (St. 8), Old Market, Siem Reap, Siem Reap. 077/562565 or 063/969269. www.beyonduniqueescapes.com. From $20.
Hanuman Travel. Hanuman tailors your trip to suit your needs. 12 Street 310, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh. 023/218396. www.hanuman.travel.
oSmoSe Conservation Ecotourism Education. An agent of positive change in the area, oSmoSe, a nonprofit organization, has been fighting to conserve the unique biosphere of Tonle Sap and Prek Toal by re-educating local villagers from poachers to protectors of the environment that sustains them. They also lobby against big commercial interests that have been involved in short-term exploitation of the ecosystem, and have successfully helped to reharmonize many aspects of human co-existence with nature. On their exceptional tours you get to visit a bird sanctuary with an expert guide and also experience floating villages in a fascinating and respectful way. St. 27, Wat Bo, Siem Reap, Siem Reap. 012/832812 or 063/765506. www.osmosetonlesap.net. From $105.