FAQ’s

Are there any dangerous animals in the jungle?
As with all jungle environments there are certains animals you should be careful of. The snakes that we do have tend to be more frightend of us than us of them. There are no poisonous spiders that have been recorded, although scorpions and centerpedes can give a nasty sting.

 

What about landmines, I heard that there are lots in the jungle?
There are no landmines in the areas that we going treking in.

 

What equipment is provided, what should I bring?
A good pair of trainers will do although for some of the longer treks a pair of hiking boots would be preferable.

 

Is there any signs of malaria in Ratanakiri?
There have been no recent signs of a malarial outbreak that we are aware of. Our best advise is to consult with your doctor with regards to all medical issues.
Can the guide speak English?
 All of our guides speak good English with the experience of guiding tourists for at least over two years and some of them can speak French as well. If you wish to have a French speaking guide, please tell us at the booking in advance.
Does this company work with local communities?
We have always been coorporating with local indigenous tribes and they play an important role for guiding ,transporting ,hosting and therefore the local communities benifit from ecotourism.
Can you provide a food option for vegetarian?
As long as you tell us in advance it is possible.

Can I meet my guide before the trek?

Of course, arrange to come into the office before hand and meet your guide.

How hard is the trek?

Depending on which trek you choose will depend on the difficulty. Check the itinerary’s for difficulty level. When looking at three days two night treks, if you opt for two nights in the jungle this will be more difficult than one night in the jungle and one night in the village as you will do more trekking on the third day.

What equipment and clothing do I need?

You don’t need to bring any special equipment as we provide everything you will need. In terms of clothing, it is important to wear proper walking shoes and long sleeve top & trousers for when we’re in the deep jungle. The rest of the time you can wear shorts and t-shirt if you wish. Bring swimwear for the rivers and waterfalls. For further details is attached with every itinerary already.

Are longer treks available?

Yes. Please contact us with details of what you would like to do and we can design a trip based on your requirements.

Where will I sleep?

Depending on which trekking options  you select you will either be sleeping in a hammock in the jungle by waterfall, stream or river,  a hammock in a village home or a mix of the two. Hammocks are provided.

Can you arrange my onward transportation?

Yes. We can organize bus travel to most major destinations in Cambodia, Vietnam and Loa.

How hard is the trek?

Depending on which trek you opt will depend on the difficulty. Check the itinerary’s for difficulty level. When looking at three days two night or any longer trek , e.g. if you opt for two nights in the jungle this will be more difficult than one night in the jungle and one night in the village as you will do more trekking on the third day. Above all depending on different options if you choose the trek inside Virachey National Park it is of course harder that the trek in community forests .

Which jungle tour can I see wildlife the most ?

The trek inside Veunsai-Siem Pang National Park has highest chance of spotting wildlife such as yellow-cheeked crested Gibbons, birds and many other primate species.  The options inside Virachey NP has great chance of encountering wildlife too but can be a little smaller unless you go on a long trek.