Gateway to Virachey National Park, Rattanikiri still has jungle areas left. Banlung, the provincial capital, is situated near several spectacular natural attractions, including waterfalls, lakes, natural parks, as well as hill tribe villages. Since the new road between Banlung and Stung Treng was completed, the town sees a continuous boom in tourism, with many new hotels and restaurants springing up. However, it is still off the beaten track and remains a niche for the adventurous traveller.
When it comes to natural beauty, views and cool climate, Mondulkiri province is Cambodia's best, with endless panoramas of forests, countryside and rolling grassy hills. Explore the provincial capital Sen Monorom, waterfalls, hill tribe villages and pay a visit to the Elephant Valley Project.