Bees Unlimited Siem Reap
Concerning our ECO TOURS...

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To book one of our tours:
WhatsApp +85512436475
Phone 012 436 475

We are often pretty busy, so it's best to BOOK EARLY.

2 tuk tuks maximum, per tour.
PRIVATE TOURS are available for an additional $30/person.

Now open Sunday to Friday.
No Saturday tours.

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For a unique introduction to Cambodian food and culture, do consider our Combo Tour.

Avoid consecutive days of Temple Tours. They'll wear you out. Moreover, during your Temple Tours, consider also breakfast and/or lunch in Angkor Thom. Food Stall #38 in particular. Tell them Dani sent you, and get a discount! Servings are large, so don't over-order. And take note: your driver gets a free meal.
Everyone's a winner at #38!

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A word about the US Dollar:
It's common currency here. Very convenient... but only if the bills are pristine. So, don't bring bills that are old, torn, worn-out, wrinkled, written-on, stained, etc. They will most certainly be rejected, and you will be stuck with them--unless you care to accept a major cut by a local money-changer, to have them exchanged.
Likewise, accept only pristine bills from restaurants, shops, hotels, etc. People here tend to offload their bad bills on unsuspecting tourists... YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!


On this site we highlight the dying tradition of rafter beekeeping to exploit Apis dorsata, practiced not far from Siem Reap, in NW Cambodia... and focus on the efforts of a 3-man team to turn this dry season activity practiced by a few, into a sustainable livelihood to benefit many, and to promote appropriate technology beekeeping of indigenous bees.

A: It's a technique/tradition, where honey-hunters simply place tree poles--"rafters", which mimic the large tree branches they normally colonize--at a slight angle and low to the ground, to encourage colonies of migrating Giant Honeybees to settle on them. The end result is safe-and-easy access to honey, and a golden opportunity for bee enthusiasts to view them up close and in person, on a Bee Tour with Bees Unlimited--Your Temple Tour Alternative!

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Pioneers in Their Field

Established in 2008 and based in Siem Reap, Bees Unlimited has long been the leader in Cambodia when it comes to promoting the practices of rafter beekeeping and sustainable honey-harvesting. Early on, we also implemented a comprehensive village-based program that combined appropriate technology beekeeping with hands-on training in indigenous bee beekeeping.

Bees Unlimited, whose focus with honeybees is on rafter beekeeping and sustainable harvesting, has helped traditional honey-hunters and rafter beekeepers, and has also provided beekeeping assistance to international, non-governmental organizations, local communities, and private individuals, in Cambodia.

The bees we've worked with:

dorsata florea
Apis dorsata Apis florea
cerana trigona
Apis cerana Trigona

Contact Bees Unlimited to learn how you can make a difference for good when it comes to beekeeping and sustainable honey-harvesting in Cambodia; and, while visiting Siem Reap, please don't hesitate to contact Bees Unlimited to arrange a bee tour where you can observe this unique rafter beekeeping tradition.

Bees Unlimited has not only helped steer the 60-odd rafter beekeepers of NW Cambodia away from one-cut-take-all harvesting; but we have also taken this local--and dying--tradition to yet another level, by introducing both rafter beekeeping and sustainable honey-harvesting to other communities in Cambodia.

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So much has changed in and around Siem Reap since 2008...
The forest habitat of the bees has been decimated; prime areas of bee forage have been plowed up and planted in non bee-friendly crops like black pepper and cassava; bee colonies are constantly ransacked for their brood, which is sold to and eaten by an ever-increasing local population that cares little about the environment, and even less about the importance of bees; as a result, honeybee numbers are way, way down.

These are bad times, not only for the bees but also for rafter beekeepers, and Bees Unlimited... to where our focus now is less on bees and more on our Eco Tours, albeit at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has decimated tourism in Cambodia. However, we look ahead optimistically for better days to come... and do look forward to showing you around!!

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