Arriving at around noon at Chambok, you’ll be greeted by an English-speaking guide at the Information Center and given a talk explaining the history of the Chambok villages, and given some insights into how the locals live.
After lunch at the Women’s Restaurant, we’ll visit some of the nearby villages that make up by Chambok Community, meet some of the locals and learn more about how they live and work in a rural village. You’ll meet a group of local women who will teach you to make traditional handicrafts, like bracelets and necklaces, using natural materials from the forest. Then we’ll visit the home garden of the youth club before going to your homestay and meeting the owner and family who you’ll be staying with. Next we’ll travel by tractor ( Iron Baffulo ) to the nearby area of Anlong Rorth where you’ll walk through a forest up to a lookout point where you’ll have a great view over the villages. On our walk back down, you’ll have a chance to go swimming in the river.
Early evening, we’ll return to the Information Center to watch some local children perform traditional Khmer dancing. After that, you’ll have dinner before returning to your homestay where you can chat with the homestay family before bedtime.
After breakfast, we will travel by ox-cart for 1.5km along a forest path before continuing on foot, climbing up through the forest. On this 3 hour hike, a local guide will take you to three waterfalls and a bat cave and explain more about the local plants and animals.
At the end of the hike the ox-cart will take you back to the center for a well-earned lunch.
After lunch you can say good-bye to the community before leaving.