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Published 26th July, 2018
Travellers to Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains can enjoy nature at its best, while helping to save the rainforest and its wildlife from logging and poaching, thanks to the launch of innovative tourism projects to support conservation
Published 25th June, 2018
Deep in the heart of Botum Sakor National Park in southwestern Cambodia, Chum Kheng, head ranger in these parts, is telling scary stories. Inside his ramshackle ranger station, he recounts tales of the tooled-up poachers who have long plundered these pristine jungles.
Published 15th May, 2018
This Talk Travel Asia podcast features two experts on Tented Camps, a unique accommodation option for getting up close and personal with the great outdoors while traveling in Asia. Where one stays while traveling can make or break a trip. Sometimes a shared dorm room does the trick, while other times it’s a suite with private plunge-pool.
Published 26th March, 2018
Encompassing the largest tract of unbroken rain forest in Southeast Asia, Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains have long been plagued by rampant deforestation and poaching. But a new generation of dedicated conservationists is helping to protect this vast wilderness, backed by ecotourism initiatives that are only now beginning to put down roots.
Published 9th February, 2018
Many short-term leisure travellers would hardly consider staying at Botum Sakor National Park, located on the biodiverse Cardamom mountains of southwest Cambodia. But a conservation-friendly adventure getaway within the 171,250 ha (1,712.5 sq km) area, Cardamom Tented Camp, keeps it top of mind and protected.
Published 8th January, 2018
During my recent assignment to Koh Kong province in Cambodia, I came across a project of forest concession for tourism. Situated on the southwestern corner of the country, Koh Kong is home to different…
Published 7th January, 2018
Cardamom Tented Camp, a pioneering sustainable tourism project is making its debut in the heart of the Cardamom Mountains. Marissa Carruthers catches up with Willem Niemeijer, CEO of YANNA Ventures, to find out more.
Published 5th October, 2017
A collaborative project from YAANA Ventures sustainable travel group, Cambodia’s Wildlife Alliance conservation organization and Thailand-based Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, the Cardamom Tented Camp sits on a protected stretch of land that was once a hotbed of logging and poaching. Read the full story.
Published in October, 2017
The new Cardamom Tented Camp in Botum Sakor National Park in southwest Cambodia has announced 3 day/2 night and 4 day/3 night packages for nature tourists. The safari-style camp with nine furnished and comfortable boutique tents, each with a private bathroom, is open for booking now, with the soft opening on 1 November.
Published in 14th September, 2017
The newly launched Cardamom Tented Camp – an initiative by Minor International, Yaana Ventures and Wildlife Alliance – is offering 3D2N and 4D3N eco-tourism experiences at Botum Sakor National Park in southwest Cambodia.