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The northeastern corner of Cambodia, or the province of Ratanakiri, is gradually gaining tourist interest and rightfully so! It’s abound with lush jungle, rivers and waterfalls.
For the exploration of the region, your only choice is the provincial capital Banlung. Not a particularly interesting town with wide dirt roads reminiscent of the American Wild West.
But, the surroundings of Banlung are beautiful and worth exploring.
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45 km north of Banlung. With a land area of 332,500 ha. it has a variety of plants and trees in the forest and many different kinds of animals and birds.
Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated 37km south of Banlung. With a total land area of 250,000 ha. there are tigers, elephants, red-headed vultures etc.