Sitting slap slam into the Cambodian-Lao wilderness, the upper Mekong cascade is an exhibition to see, as its turquoise-blue stream falls over a gauntlet of limestone shakes, foaming and stirring as it races downstream.
Situated in Preah Vihear territory’s Preah Lean Community Forest, it is Cambodia’s biggest cascade with 26m of layered shake face, and passes by three names; the Sopheakmit cascade, the Lbak Khoun cascade and the Preah Nimith cascade.
Beforehand, because of poor framework prompting the cascade, both nearby and worldwide visitors who needed to see the wonderful view needed to go through Laos to visit the site.
Be that as it may, an as of late developed street has now opened up this fascination for sightseers and local people in Cambodia, says Kong Vibol, the commonplace the travel industry office head.
“This course has been in Preah Vihear since the region was set up in 1964. Yet, around then we didn’t have great foundation to reach there, it was very difficult to build up the network.”
“As indicated by elementary textbooks, we call it Lbak Khoun. Be that as it may, the name Sopheakmit rose when Steung Treng territory authorities carried vacationers to the spot and acclaimed vocalists started composing tunes utilizing the name Sopheakmit. The name Preah Nimith happened when the neighborhood network worked with the travel industry office to change its name back to the first one,” Vibol says.
He said that however the street is dusty and troublesome, Preah Nimith cascade invites guests lasting through the year, yet among November and May, the water is at its most clear and quiet.
To achieve the cascade, drive from Preah Vihear town on National Road 9 through the abandoned Prey Long backwoods to Chhaeb II cooperative’s Dorng Plet town and proceed on the dusty street generally 65km from Steung Treng town.