11 Places in Nan Recommended Not to Miss

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Nan, a northern province of Thailand, where Laotian and northern Thai cultures blended. Let’s find out 11 Places in Nan Recommended Not to Miss.

#1 Wat Phumin

Highlights :
– Colorful 19th century murals showing scenes of daily Nan life
– Famous murals painting, The Great Whisperers
Hours: 6.00 am – 6.00 pm
Admission: Free of charge
Phone: +66 054 – 521 – 118

Kang
Kang

#2 Wat Phrathat Chae Haeng

Highlight :
Phrathat Chae Haeng represents the Year of the Rabbit in Lunar Year, people travelling to pay respect to the Phrathat of their Year of Birth.

Hours: 6.00 am – 6.00 pm
Admission: Free of charge
Phone: +66 054 – 751 – 846

Suchada

#3 Wat Phra That Khao Noi

Highlights :
– The relics of the Lord Buddha are enshrined
– The architecture showcases the great skills of Nan craftsmen
Hours: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Admission: Free of charge

Emmy

#4 Wat Ming Muang

Highlights :
– Outstanding features of the ubosot
– The city pillar was made of 2 huge trunks
Hours: 6.00 am – 6.00 pm
Admission: Free of charge

Suchada
Suchada

#5 Nan Riverside Arts Space

Highlights :
– Work of arts
– Riverside view
Hours: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm ( Close on Wednesday )
Admission: 20 THB
Phone: +66 814 – 989 – 2912

Narisara
Narisara

#6 Doi Samer Dao – Sri Nan National Park

Highlight :
– Hundreds of stars can be seen in the night
Hours: 24 Hours
Admission: Free of charge

Amon

#7 Nan National Museum

Highlight : Displaying the region’s history and the evolution of the arts.
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Admission: 30 THB
Phone: +66 054 – 715 – 610

Namphon

#8 Doi Phu Kha National Park

Highlights :
– Several rare and near-extinct floras, particularly the Chomphu Phu Kha
– Scenic waterfalls
Hours: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Admission: Free of charge

Gam
Gam

#9 Khun Sathan National Park (Na Noi)

Highlights :
– The view point for watching the sea of mist, sunrise and sunset
– Camping spots
Hours: 7.00 am – 5.00 pm
Admission: – Free of charge

Nida

#10 Sao Din Na Noi

Highlight : Strange shapes of soil formation
Hours: 24 Hours
Admission: Free of charge

Pong

#11 Baan Hua Nam, Mushroom farm

Highlights :
– Different types of mushrooms
– Agricultural lifestyles
Hours: 8.00 am – 6.30 pm
Admission: Free of charge

 

Getting There
From Chiang Mai

Bus
@Green bus
Price : From 250 THB/Pax (4 – 5 hours)
More information : www.greenbusthailand.com

From Chiang Rai

Bus
@Green bus
Price : from 180 THB/Pax (4 – 5 hours)
More information : www.greenbusthailand.com

From BKK

Plane
Nok Air
Price : from 2,199 THB/Pax

Air Asia

Price : from 3,631 THB/Pax

Bus
@ Mo Chit Northern Bus Terminal
Price : from 544 THB/Pax (5 – 8 hours)


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