A splash of untapped beauty at Oryas Waterfall in Ratanakkiri

Publication date 11 December 2019 | 21:21 | ICT

The Oryas Waterfall of Ratanakkiri province is one of the few places in the Kingdom that has remained untouched and unexplored. Once tapped though, it has the potential of boosting the eco-tourism for two of Ratanakkiri’s ethnic minorities.

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