Things to see and do
If you’re ready to escape the heat and humidity that blankets most of Cambodia, try heading up to the Mondulkiri area and spending a weekend in Sen Monorom. The cooler, temperate climate of the mountainous northeast is a refreshing change and you’ll get to experience a side of Cambodia most ... read more
Elephant Vally Project offers full day experiences as well as multiday volunteering opportunities, shepherded by charismatic program leaders Englishman Jack Highwood and Australian Jemma Bullock. The two are happy to answer questions about elephant biology, behaviour, and conservation in Cambodia, ... read more
The dramatic 3-stage falls create a natural and relatively safe swimming pool, which is popular with both locals and visitors alike during the warmer months. Beautiful nature photography is a possibility here, as is just hanging out and enjoying lunch in a relatively pristine and quiet piece of ... read more
This small town isn't exactly a tourist mecca, but it's pleasant to walk around and see how these people live in a rather remote slice of Cambodia. Some traditional Bunong straw huts are still in existence, while most people reside in large, stilted wooden houses, with higher ceilings than lowland ... read more
For the outdoors lovers and adventurers, Mondulkiri and Rattanakiri in northeastern Cambodia are a dream come true, with the rugged landscape offering a variety of opportunities for outdoor fun. In particular, the new road from Sen Monorom to Banlung is still unpaved but in relatively good ... read more
Located before the air strip, 7 km down a side dirt road off the road to Bou Sra, this is a great place to ask your motodop to stop after returning from the waterfalls from a long day of trekking and swimming. You can also stop at Phnom Doh Kromom Pagoda, which is a small temple off the next ... read more
Elephant treks can be arranged through just about every tourist agency and accommodation in Mondulkiri. Full day treks start at 8:00 and run about $60 for two people, including transport to and from Butang (a Bunong village which is the trek starting point,) lunch, and water. Expect about two hours ... read more
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