2-Day Ratanakiri Tour
2-Day Ratanakiri tour takes you to explore rural indigenous villages, traditional cemetery, waterfalls, crater lake, local gem mining. This day tour is recommended to all visitors who want to see the real Ratanakiri.
2 Full Days
Day 1: Gem Mining, Cha Oung, Kachanh, Katieng waterfalls & Yeak Loam Crater Lake. (-/L/-)
8:30am; You will be picked up from your hotel in town and journey through many different plantations including rubber, cashew nut farms and pepper plantations. There are opportunities to stop by and learn about them from your guide. Your visit includes Cha Oung, Kachanh and Katieng waterfalls which locate around Banlung. Afterwards, enjoy a drive to Borkeo to explore local mining communities and examine the beautiful gem stone. Lunch break in a local restaurant.
Later in the afternoon, we continue our trip to the crater lake of Beng Yeak Loam which is the result of volcano around for 700.000 years ago. This is a sacred place for Khmer especially the local people who live around there. You can walk around the lake. It’s a popular natural swimming pool so you can enjoy refreshing yourself after a long day of activities.
Return to Ban Lung.
Day 2: Explore Indigenous Lifestyle at Vuen Sai. (-/L/-)
8:30am; Today, we explore the origin of Ratanakiri and learn about the indigenous people life who form up the region for thousands of years. We travel to Kachon where we’ll take a scenic boat ride for about on Sesan river to a remote village of Kaoh Piek. It is home to a traditional Kachoch burial ground complete with carved effigies of the deceased. Family groups are buried side by side and elaborate ceremonies held after a period of mourning. There are wooden men and women statues standing in front the tombs to guard and likeness of elephant tusks and beautiful decorated tombs. You will also take a walk through the village, visit school. You will learn about the animist belief of Kachoch hill tribe from your local guide in the area.
Enjoy take away lunch.
Return to Ban Lung and continue our trip to visit ancient reclining Buddha and from there we can walk to the top of Sway mountain to see the view of the province and also beautiful sunset too.
What to bring: Small backpack, mosquito repellent, sun cream, and hate
This itinerary is written based on our tour research expeditions. It should be read in order to get a good general impression and NOT as a detailed hour by hour itinerary. As we care about your safety and always want to increase customer’s experience, Cambodian Pride’s team can change parts of the tour due to weather terrain conditions depending on the season and customer requests. If the program is changed upon customer’s request, possible additional costs will be charged directly to customers.
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