PHNOM VEAL THOM WILDERNESS TREK
Day 1: Purchase food in the Banlung market with your park ranger guide, depart Banlung at approximately 9.30am by motor bike or car for Taveng. Arrival at Taveng district at 11.00am and proceeded by boat to Brau village (PhumPhayang /TompournRieng Touch / Sieng Say), spend the afternoon and night in the village and enjoy a jar of local rice wine with your homestay family.
Timings:Banlung to Taveng district by motor takes approx. 1.5hrs,Taveng to
TheBrau village by motor bike or car approx. 30 minutes plus time to organize the boat across.
Day 2:Depart the village in the morning with your park ranger guide, indigenousguide and porters to Phnom Veal Thom, natural mountain grassland deep forest in the park. Look out for wildlife in the early mornings and evenings - sambar deer, gibbons, wild pig, Great Hornbills, muntjacdeer and bear species inhabiting in areas and camping site in the jungle.
Timings: Trekking from village to jungle approx.7hours.
Days3: After hearty breakfast, start hiking up the hill about 300meters high (the home of monkey and great hornbill species) which is a part of viewing point. On the peak of the hill there are many huge trees and kinds of medicine plant. On arrival at a small stream, the ranger guide will prepare lunch for you. After that, hike up the hill 400meters high, and walk via the bamboo forest down to the JiEik mountain. Camping site at TokMork by River. Dinner will be prepared for you.
Timings:From camp site to the Chi Eik Mountain where we have lunch, takes approx. 4.5hurs; from lunch place to the TorkMork river camp site approx.2.5hurs.
Day4:After hearty breakfast, depart to Phnom Veal Thom, a natural mountain grasslands deep in the park. Walking around grassland and looking out for wildlife in the early mornings and evenings - sambar deer, gibbons, wild pig, Great Hornbills, muntjacdeer and bear species inhabiting there.
Timings: From TorkMorkto the grassland takes approx. 2hurs, spend more time to find out of river system; we need water for kitchens use, ranger guide will be campingsite in grasslands and preparing dinner.
Day5-6: Exploring in the Veal Thom grasslands or to Da Dal Boom Chob freshing and pool swimming too.
Day7: Returning from the grasslands is a different trek. Walk throgh plateaus, huge trees, O’PorngRiver wading homes of Dragon lizards, waterfall and spend 1 night in the jungle or PhumKohPong village
Timing: From grassland to the place where we are camping takes approx.7hrs.
Day8: Return by boat down the Se San River to Versai district. Have lunch in Versai and return to Banlung by motorbike or car. Arriving in the afternoon.