Photo: Banlung's crater lake in the late afternoon.

Things to see and do

Yak Lom Lake

The primary attraction around town is Yaek Loam Lake, a volcanic crater filled with freshwater and surrounded by an easily navigated trail that can be walked in less than an hour. Believed to be around 4,000 years old, the lake is just under 50 metres deep, and its near perfect circle is about 800 metres in diameter. Aside from the trail around the lake, another 850-metre path takes you up ... Read more about Yak Lom Lake .

Trekking in Virachey National Park

Virachey National Park is the largest national park in Cambodia, home to beautiful forests and an uncharted number of plants and animals. Explore a small part of it by taking an overnight or multi-day ... Read more about Trekking in Virachey National Park .


Waterfalls are dotted about Ratanakiri province. Here are three of the more accessible ones, all best visited by motodop from ... Read more about Waterfalls .

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