Beung Yeak Loam Resort
Description: Is the natural lake, which locates in the
middle of the mountain in Yeak Loam Commune, Ban Lung
District in five-kilometer distance from the Ban Lung
town. The lake has square shape, approximate 800-meter
diameter and 48-meter depth during the dry season, and
occurs by volcano for centuries. The lake has clear
water as the sea suitable for swimming, and there are
two harbors protruded to the above of the water for
tourists to view the scenary and birds that are swimming
along the stretch of the forest surrounding the lake. At
the western bank of the lake, there is a tourist
information center guiding and giving information to
tourists, and also for displaying souvenirs and
handicrafts made by ethnic minorities. Tourists like
going to Yeak Loam Lake for swimming and hiking along
the forest surrounding the lake; they usually package
their food along when going. Yeak Loam Lake worshipped
by ethnic minorities at the nearby because they believe
that there is spirit who lives, protects and owns the
territory and forest here.
Cha Ong Waterfall
Description: Locates at the middle of forest in Cha Ong
village, Ou Chum District in approximate two-kilometer
distance from the Ban Lung town by the National Road
No.19 (Ban lung-Steung Treng), then turning right by a
trail about six Kilometers. We call the waterfall “Cha
Ong” because we follow the ethnic minority of Kreung at
Cha Ong village closed to the waterfall. The source of
this waterfall is from the mountain named “Ey sey Pak Ta
Mak” or called “Phnom Svay” closed to the Ban Lung town.
The situation from above is a small canal which
continuously flows through the broken rocks, then to the
stream below in 25-kilometer height. To view the
waterfall, we should go down to the stream below where
we have seen a big rocky cave with plain roof. At the
bottom of the stream, there are many big rocks used as
the seats for viewing the great and interesting water
falling down from the mountaintop.
Ka Chanh Waterfall
Description: Locates at Ka Chanh Commune, Ban Lung
District in six-kilometer Distance from the Ban Lung
town. The waterfall has 12-meter length and non-stop
flows along a canal named “Ou Kan Teung” to Sre Pork
River in Sam Phat district. We call the waterfall “Ka
Chanh” because we follow the ethnic minority of Kreung
at Ka chanh village. Among the river and rubber
plantation, which projects the pleasant and cool shadow,
the waterfall of Ka Chanh also provide the great scenary
in attracting tourists to visit and view the waterfall.
In order to go down to the stream’s bottom, we go by a
wooden stair with approximate 72 steps. At the up
streamside, there are big trees branching out and
projecting cool shadow where tourists like having picnic
here. At the lake, there is a stand stair built in 1998
for tourists in getting on the elephand’s back for their
Ka Tieng Waterfall
Description: Locates at Lbang I Commune, Lum Phat
District in seven-kilometer distance from the Ban Lung
town, and below Ka Chanh waterfall about three
Kilometers. We call the waterfall “Ka Tieng” because we
follow the ethnic minority of Kreung at Ka tieng
village. Ka Tieng waterfall has approximate 10-meter
height, and flows down to the stream. Around the
waterfall, there is forest full of big and small trees
projecting the cool shadow suitable for resting, viewing
the water falling down and having picnic here.
How to go: 53 km (2h) From Provincial Town.
Description: Nature & Wildlife Preserves, Location:
Samut Village, Seda commune, Lumphat District.
How to go: 23 km (46mn) From Provincial Town.
Description: Naure & Wildlife Preserves, Location: Kok
Pnong Village, Bakam Commune, Ou Ya Day District.
Phnom Ey Sey Pak Ta Mak
Description: Locates at two-kilometer distance, West of
Ban Lung town. at the eastern mountain foot, there is a
pagoda named Ey San Ratanak Ream where worshipped by
Buddhists who live at Ban Lung town. At the mountaintop,
there is a big statue of Buddha who already had achieved
nirvana; the statue located on the throne under the
concrete roof, and it was built in 1994 for the
worshipping of the Buddhists. The mountaintop riches in
cool and fresh air in dry season and also can be viewed
the long scene of the nearby, especially the whole Ban
Lung town. These make tourists do not want to leave it.
Rum Blong Terrace
Description: Is the long-plain and rocky terrace
surounded with forest full of big trees, and locates at
Ou Chum Commune, Ou Chum District, Rotanakiri province.
Viel Rum Blong can be accessible by the provincial road
from Ban Lung town to Ou Chum District about
10-kilometer distance, then turning right at the
four-conjunction road to Ta Veng District about four
Kilometers more. A story of Kreung minority said that:
Once upon the time, there was a boy named Rum Blong who
flew a kite in this rocky terrace. The kite fell down
and got stuck at the top of a tree. The boy climbed up
the tree to take the kite, but unfortunately the boy
fell from the tree and died here. The corpse of the boy
was buried at the forest here. Since that time, the
Kreung national who live at the nearby village believe
that spirit of the boy, Rum Blong is living here for
protecting the forest arround the terrace. So that, they
dare not to cut down the forest to plant their crops
because they believe the forest belongs to the spirit.
So the name of the terrace “Rum Blong” comes from the
boy’s name since that time. Visitors who visit the rocky
terrace usually package their food along for having
Virakchey National Park
How to go: 60 km (2h) From Provincial Town.
Description: Nature & Wildlife Preserves, Location: Veun
Say & Taveng Districts.
How to go: 40 km (1h:20mn) From Provincial Town.
Description: Nature & Wildlife Preserves, Location:
Thmey Village, Cheyoudom Commune, Lumphat District.