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5 popular locations for wildlife tours in Siem Reap - A mini wild guide

To explore the wildlife in Siem Reap, Cambodia with perfection, all you must do is visit the national parks.

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Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

Wanting to take a look at butterflies and researching deeper into the species life is quite a unique thing to do. If you are somebody who is very interested in butterflies, this is a centre you must definitely visit. Located about 26 km away from the main city of Siem Reap, this centre would also be a much-needed break from the usual monuments and temples of the city. If this insect doesn't freak you out, you will be happy to know that you will be surrounded by thousands of vividly coloured butterflies fluttering about.

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Phnom Kulen National Park

This power is located in the Northeastern part of Angkor, Cambodia. It takes about 2 to 3 hours to drive right up to the hilltop. This is not just a popular tourist attraction in Cambodia it is also known to be one of the most ridges spots for some communities there. You can get the joy of great by love century views from the top of the mountain. If you do not like crowds by you are travelling around it is best you find out when the festival on the mountain happens and tried to avoid it.

3

The Angkor zoo

This is a definite must-see and should be on your list if you are holiday is all about exploring the wildlife that Cambodia has to offer. The main attractions in this zoo are the variety of birds and reptiles. The cheetahs and the bears are also other focal points for the visitors to the zoo.

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The Angkor Centre for the conservation of biodiversity

This place is an attraction that is a must-see when you are in the city. Known as a wildlife haven in Angkor, the Angkor centre of conservation of biodiversity is the 1st of its kind in nature conservation centres in Cambodia. This place plays a major role in conserving the biodiversity in Cambodia. Being one of the countries that have wildlife which suffers largely due to banned wildlife trading, deforestation, and poaching, this is a much-needed centre. This conservation centre has many methods to protect the endangered species in Cambodia. If you are staying at hotels in Siem Reap Cambodia the likes of FCC Angkor Siem Reap, make sure you visit the centre.

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Sam Veasna Center

Cambodia is very specific when it comes to conserving its wildlife species and this centre is yet another example of that. This is a nonprofit organization that was created by an environmentalist which this is named after. He was a bird lover and therefore the main point of this conservation centre is to protect the wild birds of Cambodia. You will be able to go on organized tours if you are visiting the centre. Some of the extended tours can even last for 2 weeks. If you are into birdwatching, you could go on a whole vacation just inside the centre.

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