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Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake

Banlung, Cambodia
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One of the most beautiful places in Cambodia

Amazing place, well looked after by the Tampoeun. You walk right around the edge or swim in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jim K
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very nice lake

The walk around is really nice, the water are great to go inside and its easy to get to from ban... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing place, well looked after by the Tampoeun. You walk right around the edge or swim in the clear, clean water. The banks are clean too.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk around is really nice, the water are great to go inside and its easy to get to from ban lung.

Thank TomerAllalouf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views. A great volcanic crater lake to trek around. Many places to sit, relax and be inspired.

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth to visit it ! Walking/trekking around the lake inside the deep forest jungle was a nice -and safe- experience. The local authority shall accommodate more cultural experience about the region and areas than making the easy way of doing kiosk rental for tourists picnic...

Thank Vichekha
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Yeak Loam or Yak Loum, is a lake and a popular tourist destination in the Ratanakiri province of north-eastern Cambodia. Located approximately 3 mi (4.8 km) from the provincial capital, Banlung, the beautiful lake occupies a 4,000-year-old volcanic crater. Due to the lake’s tremendous depth...More

Thank Sormrarch
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing Vulcan lake at 20 min from Banlung. You must go there and have a swim in this wonderful and safe lake

Thank Gennaro D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I had to resist getting down on my knees shouting "Boss Boss! The plane! The plane!" (ala Famtasy Island) upon steppimg on the wooden jetty. Yeak Loam lake is pretty big, has super clear water and is rubbish free, too - which is unusual for...More

Thank Izwar Z
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I had a great time to swim there. Surrounding by big trees. If you wish to have something to eat there, you have two choices, one is pack your lunch from the town and the second one is order foods from local people there.

Thank GuideSUN
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great place to visit late afternoon after the rush. Lovely walk around the lake - all flat - no need to be fit.

1  Thank Australiamac
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Lake is really beautiful, very round shape, deep and surrounded by trees and Bamboos. U will enjoy the swimming and a light jungle tracking around the lake. Entrance fee was 1USD the day we visited. There is only one restaurant there which got limited cheap...More

Thank Enkidu-backpacker
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