- Morning pick-up from a central location in Phnom Penh at 8:00 AM
- Stop at a local market to buy fruit for the animals
- Hand feed our female elephants and observe how we train them using gentle reward-based positive reinforcement,
- Enter the tigers’ private dens, a section closed to the public
- Have a delicious Cambodian-style lunch, enjoy fresh coconut water and escape the heat of the day in our relaxing hammocks.
- Get up close with leopards, gibbons, otters and the other endangered animals that Wildlife Alliance has helped rescue and care for at the sanctuary.
- Visit our nursery in the rehabilitation area – a section closed to the public – and see the beautiful baby animals that we care for up close.
- Interact with rescued baby macaque monkeys in their enclosure as you feed them.
Discover Cambodia’s foremost wildlife rescue center on a full-day tour to Phnom Tamao, 45 minutes southeast of Phnom Penh. See the world’s largest collection of captive pileated gibbons, as well as Malaysian sun bears, Siamese crocodiles, and more.
Discover Cambodia’s foremost wildlife rescue center on a full-day tour to Phnom Tamao, 45 minutes southeast of Phnom Penh. See the world’s largest collection of captive pileated gibbons, as well as Malaysian sun bears, Siamese crocodiles, and more.What to ExpectSpend the day with the rare wildlife of Phnom Tamao, Cambodia’s foremost rescue center. Located just 45 minutes southeast of Phnom Penh, Phnom Tamao occupies 1,200 hectares and is home to the world’s largest collection of pileated gibbons and Malaysian sun bears.
Other rare species you will see include greater adjutant storks. A large number of the animals are from endangered species, and many have been rescued out of the hands of poachers or from being held as pets. Meet the local caretaker for a tour of the park and learn about the center’s work.
Wander the spacious grounds, where the large animal enclosures are a refreshing change from some of the cramped zoos of Southeast Asia. Kids will love the elephant park!
Afternoon drop-off in Phnom Penh between 4:00 – 5:00 PM depending on the group and traffic (an earlier drop-off can be arranged for an additional cost if you contact us in advance).