"Bou Sra is 15 km from the Vietnamese border, which is not open for international travellers. If it were, Bou Sra would be one of the major eco tourism attractions in South East Asia.
Itís a waterfall on three stages surrounded by nothing but pure jungle, as you would imagine it - evergreen majestic trees. The trees are kings here.
As I am sitting on a stone on the second stage looking down 70 meters, I am writing in my diary:
"God has created a wonderful kingdom right here on Earth. What I see in front of my eyes, is nothing less than Godly perfection".
I can see how the water cut itself a gorge over millions of years, without any help from man whatsoever. Itís just perfect.
I would love to camp here, but I have no equipment and too few supplies. We have to go back.
The afternoon rain sets in when we have already crossed all three rivers, and we reach Sen Monorom without any major problems."
Bou Sra Waterfall is a waterfall and river gorge in the forests in Mondulkiri, 43 kilometres from the provincial capital town of Sen
Monorom along a red soil road. The waterfall is considered by many to be the most beautiful waterfall in Mondulkiri. The Bou Sra waterfall is divided into three stages:
First Stage: The waterfall fall is 8 to 12 meters high and 15 meters wide in rainy season and 10 to 15 meters wide in dry season.
Second Stage: The waterfall fall is 15 to 20 meters high and 20 meters wide in rainy season and 18 to 25 meters high and 13 meters wide in dry season. The second stage is 150 meters from the first stage.
Third Stage: The speed of waterfall is faster than the second stage. This stage cannot be reached because it is in the thick forest. There are no marked paths and dangerous wildlife inhabits the area.
The double-drop waterfall is very popular with the locals who use it as a bathing and picnic spot. Its top level is around 10m in height, and the lower level drops down 25m to the gorge. It is in a scenic and pristine setting and offers great photo ops.
Nearby is the ethnic Pnong village called Pichinda which has a small guesthouse. Some snacks are available at the falls, but bring food if you would like something more substantial.
From a travel blog:
Really excellent waterfall, well worth the ~1 hour trip there. Easy enough to do on your own with a rented moto - the road is quite good and easy to follow, and the waterfall itself has a clear entrance so you won't miss it.
Make sure you don't miss out on the second, lower waterfall: keep going past the main entrance and you'll see a small bridge. Cross it and there's a clearing to the left, where you can see the top of the upper waterfall. Park your moto there and take the trail leaving to the right down to the bottom of the second waterfall.
5000 riel admission for the developed touristic part of the waterfall (well worth it), you go down steps lined with vendors and emerge at the bottom of the upper waterfall. A really nice place to have a picnic, with huts and mats and fruit vendors around to facilitate of course.
The trail isn't very clearly marked at first and there's one little stream crossing but then you get to a set of steep stairs that mean you're clearly going in the right direction. The second waterfall is quite impressive, and the trail there isn't very long so don't miss out!