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Located at the border of Kirirom National Park in Kampong Speu Province, Chambok is commonly known as Community Based Ecotourism Site in Cambodia.
PR Log (Press Release) – Mar 02, 2010 – Located at the border of Kirirom National Park in Kampong Speu Province, Chambok is commonly known as Community Based Ecotourism Site in Cambodia. Chambok provides a 40-meter high waterfall, which can be reached via 3 Km trail. Chambok serves the model of best practice in Community Based Ecotourism in Cambodia. The site was an initiative developed by a local environment organization Mlup Bai Tong in 2001 in cooperation with Ministry of Environment.
This site is developed to address the deforestation and enhance local livelihood to use the resources in the sustainable way by transferring their traditional job depending on forest to produce charcoal into the services for tourism supply site. This practice is a model of good implementation that provides the sample of Community Based Ecotourism in Cambodia, especially accelerating local lively hood. For instance, educational training programs show the benefit of forest protection and through direct income contribution can help the community to manage and protect the forest in a sustainable way for the future generation.
The site offers a wide rang of outdoor activities and attractions that visitor can experience with as below:
• Seeing the high water fall and the fabulous forest landscape
• Trekking, Hiking, Bird Watching, animal trekking or visiting the bat cave
• Swimming in a stream or riding bicycle
• Picnicking or enjoying local Cambodian food
• Experiencing Cambodian rural life style on ox cart ride or through home stay
• Watching Cambodian traditional dance and buying local handicrafts
If you are interested in ecotourism activities as above, please contact you travel agency to deal with the service provision. http://www.tourismindochina.com/