Mondulkiri is an eastern province of Cambodia. It is the most
sparsely populated province in the country although being the
largest province in Cambodia. Its capital is Senmonorom. Mondulkiri
is known for its forested hills and powerful waterfalls. Mondulkiri
is a candidate for eco-tourism in Cambodia.
Mondulkiri is one of the largest province in Cambodia, this province
abundances of many varied of ethnic minorities, the beautiful
of forest, real nature, and other special is the powerful of waterfall
that is the legacy's nature.
80 percent of the Mondulkiri's population is made up of ten tribal
minorities, with the majority of them being Phnong. The remaining
20 percent are Khmer, Chinese and Muslim Cham. The population lives
off the land, planting rice, fruit trees and a variety of vegetables.
Others grow strawberries, coffee, rubber and cashew nuts. Although
more and more houses are built in 'Khmer style', you still can find
the traditional Phnong houses. In the houses you'll find big jars,
which are said to be more than a thousand years old, and traditional
gongs. There are various sorts of gongs used at different occasions.
Jars and gongs are among the most valuable possessions of indigenous
communities both in traditional and spiritual as well as material
Boo Sra Waterfalls: Located in Pich Chinda District
43km from the Provincial town. Bou Sra is the most Beautiful waterfall
in Mondulkiri. The waterfall is 15m wide and about 12m high in the
rainy season and 10-15m wide in the dry season.
Sen Monorom : is the capital of the Province and
the only base from which to explore the Province's surrounding attractions.
It is a charming little community set among rolling hills. Nearby
are a number of Chunchiet villages and picturesque waterfalls. Waterfalls
around Sen Monorom named Sihanouk Waterfall. This small waterfall
is attractively located in the forest about 5km from town. It is
possible to swim in the pool at the bottom of the falls.
Romanear Waterfall I and II : is in Sen Monorom
District, 10.5Km from the town.
The waterfall is in a beautiful location, and is close to plantations
of rubber, mango, coffee, cashew and avocado.
During the rainy season, the waterfall is 5m high and 10 wide, and
during the dry season it is 6m high and 8m wide.
Chrey Thom Waterfall : Located at Sen Monorum
District, 43km from the Provincial town. During the dry season the
waterfall is 15m high and 2m wide, and during the rainy season it
is 11m high and 8m wide.