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Sam Veasna Center

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Excellent bird guides, 200+ species seen!

We visited Cambodia in February 2018 and spent 6 days with Mr. Mardy Sean as our guide. We had an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daisylanepaul
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Siem Reap Temples and Birds

We booked our guide Mr. Sean for several days touring temples and bird watching in the Siem Reap... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Daniel K
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SVC are a wildlife conservation organisation, running Cambodia's only birding and wildlife ecotours and safaris. From 1 day 'Temples and Wildlife' around Angkor Wat or the outlying temples, to 25 day epic birding and wildlife tours across the...more
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0552 Group 12 Wat Bo, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Cambodia in February 2018 and spent 6 days with Mr. Mardy Sean as our guide. We had an amazing time and saw over 200 species of birds, and we were thrilled to be supporting an organization that does so much for the local...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We booked our guide Mr. Sean for several days touring temples and bird watching in the Siem Reap area. Mr. Sean was amazingly informative, friendly and personable with a great sense of humor! We found Sarus Cranes, an amazing variety of owls, and birds as...More

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veasnadavid, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Dear Daniel K, First of all, I would like to thank you very much for sharing your comments on the Sam Veasna Center for the Wildlife Conversation (SVC). I have no doubt about this regarding the hospitality and service provided by our bird guide, Mr....More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

We booked a half day birding excursion around Angkor Wat and our guide Mr. Hat was excellent. He is passionate about birds and wildlife conservation, extremely knowledgeable about local birds and had an excellent eye, especially in bright/flat overcast light which often made the birds...More

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veasnadavid, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear hdconcannon, Thank so much for your feedback on the Trip Advisor. Thank for your great recommondation for Mr. Hat. I recommend you visit Prek Toal and Arng Trapeang Thmor (ATT) for your next visit. 1) Prek Toal - main species of birds in the...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018

Last fall we booked two days of temple tours and birding in January for my wife and daughter and I. I am the novice birder, while my wife and daughter were more interested in the temple tours. SVC came on the recommendation of a friend,...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We did a half day trip to go birdwatching at Pnomh Leon and really enjoyed it. Our very knowlegable guide Hat found birds where we wouldn't have seen a feather! So we could watch more than 40 different birds in a single morning and he...More

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veasnadavid, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Dear Claudia N, Thank for your great feedback regarding to our bird guide, Mr. Hat, and Sam Veasna Center's service. We are looking forwards to your booking tours with us more to see more Sam Veasna Center's sites, where bird species in categories of Near...More

Reviewed March 29, 2018

Tremendous experience. Knowledgable enthusiastic guide (Hat). Well organised. Over 50 species identified. Would thoroughly recommend this trip to anyone whether expert or novice. Thank you Hat.

Thank Elaine P
veasnadavid, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Dear Elaine P, Big thank for voting and give great feedback to our service. We are looking forwards to working with you more. From Sam Veasna Center's Team

Reviewed March 27, 2018

We booked the Day Trip to Prek Toal bird sanctuary. It was simply wonderful. We are so very happy we took one day of not touring temples.... we are not avid birders, but still thoroughly enjoyed the great variety of birds, the beautiful landscape/waterscape, and...More

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Sam Veasna C, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Dear carpe_itineris, I am so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your trip with our bird guide, Sophear. On behalf of Sam Veasna Center, I would like to thank you for taking your time and be away from home to visit our land of...More

Reviewed February 28, 2018

We paid extra to go with the best and most responsible wildlife center in Cambodia. It cost us about 10% more to go with an extremely knowledgeable guide who spoke pretty darned good English and--this is important-provided excellent binoculars and a spotting scope that he...More

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veasnadavid, Director of Sales at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Dear oregonanteater, I am so glad that you enjoyed your birding trip with Sophear. Yeah, he was so passionate about bird, nature and wildlife conservation. With his passion and professionalism, I believe he has a big potential to become a wildlife conservertionist and a long...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

I combined 10 days of birding with visits to archeological sites. Very capable private bird guides Hat and Minear. Very solicitous and friendly driver Audom. Swarovski telescope. It was very satisfying to know that about 25% of what I paid would be used to fund...More

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Sam Veasna C, Manager at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Dear Gregory P, We all would like to thank you very much for your participation in touring with Sam Veasna Center. Glad to hear that Mr. Hat and Minear have done amazing tasks with full responsibilities in their profession and service. The great feedback given...More

Reviewed February 16, 2018

We spend two days birding with Sophear, who is an extraordinary birder and wonderful companion. The habitats on the two days were quite different, which meant seeing a wide variety of birds -- some 40 new (to us) birds in all. (We know, because Sophear...More

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veasnadavid, Manager at Sam Veasna Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Dear viajeracuandopueda, That sounds so amazing to hear that you have had such a good time with our professional birdguide. Glad that Sophear has done great job in the field with you. Sam Veasna Center (SVC)’s mission is to drive conservation through community and community...More

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YRaj
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Sam Veasna C | Property representative |
Hi Raj, Thanks for your questions to Sam Veasna Center. To have an itinerary arrangement and quoation for your trip to visit Cambodia via Sam Veasna Center, please go to our website and fill out the enquiry form and send it... More
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Trishala S
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Sam Veasna C | Property representative |
Dear Trishala, Thank for your interest with us in booking a tour to visit Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 23rd January 2018. Please go to our website at samveasna to fill out an enquiry form with a few questions regarding kinds of... More
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