Welcome to Pearaing Biodiversity Conservation Center !!
There is so much more to visit Cambodia than Angkor Wat. Not far from the ancient-temple area and 13km southeast of Siem Reap provincial town lies the huge Natural Dam (Beong)of Pearaing, one of the most productive freshwater dams located 2 km north of Tonle Sap Lake . It is a new tourist attraction in Siem Reap that has been officially registered and recognized as an Eco-Tourism site since 2015. With the strong commitment to preserving, protecting and participation of the local villagers, authorities and Buddhist monks, then this place becomes a peaceful home to hundred species of fishes and wetland & water birds and also where the seasonal flooded freshwater swamp forest habitats. These wetland & water birds can be discovered in here: Asian Open Billed, Painted and Milky Storks, Spot-billed Pelicans, Little Cormorants, Black-winged Stilts,Oriented Darters, Spot-Billed Ducks,Comb Ducks, Grey and Purple Herons, Javan Pond Herons, Terns, Egrets, Bronze-winged Jacana, Purple Swamp hens,Pacific Golden Plovers and more than one hundred species of others.
Moreover, It is this fusion of water and forests, this dense and intertwined world of aquatic life and bird that we invite you to immerse yourself.