Beung Yeak Loam Lake
Beung Yeak Laom is located in Yeak Loam commune, Ban Loung district. It is about 5 kilometers south of Ban Loung city. The lake in the middle of a mountain, it was formed many centuries ago from a volcano. During the dry season, the lake is about 800 meters in diameter and 48 meters deep. The water is very clear and suitable for swimming.
Travelers can relax and enjoy a panoramic view of the lake and the flora and fauna on two places along the bank. There is a tourist information center is on the west bank. The handicrafts which are made by hill tribes are available for sale.
Local people believe there is a powerful spirit who owns the surrounding land and forest. Beung Yeak Laom is popular with tourists who like to swim or hike in the forest surrounding the lake. You should bring along your own food and beverages for your trip to this lake.
Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary
Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary is 37km southern of Banlung town. With a total land area of 250,000 ha, there are many animals and birds like tigers, elephants, red-headed vultures which are living in this sanctuary.
Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the must-see places when you visit Ratanakiri. Tourist would see various sights and sounds of the exotic place. If you are lucky, you can have a glimpse of the rare animals that are present here, like tigers, elephants and red-headed vultures.
Virachey National Park
Virachey National Park is a national park in north-eastern Cambodia. The park is one of only two Cambodian ASEAN Heritage Parks and is one of the top priority areas for conservation in Southeast Asia. The park overlaps Ratanakiri and Stung Treng Provinces in northeastern Cambodia covering an area of 3,325² km.
Virachey National Park was created under the Royal Decree Concerning the Creation and Designation of Protected Areas, issued on 1 November 1993, and is under the administration of the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia.
Norng Kabat Forest
The Norng Kabat Forest is one of attractions in Ratanakiri. It is about 23 kilometers to the north of Banlung city. There is a beautiful pond, which is frequented by many birds and animals. Visitors who come to Norng Kabat Forest also can have opportunity of watching the beautiful animals and birds that frequent the pond. It is a popular destination of the bird watchers. A visit to the ethnic villages will acquaint tourists with the culture and custom of the local people.
Ou Senmonorom Waterfall
Ou’Sensranoh Waterfall is 9 km far from Banlung city. The height of waterfall is 18m.
You can go there rest and enjoy the fresh air, or explore the forest and listen to the birds ‘ cries. There are a number of scenic rubber plantations along the canal leading to the waterfall. The base of the waterfall, which is a lovely place for picnics
Ou Sensranoh Waterfall, Ratanakiri is one of the most visited waterfalls of in Ratanakir.