Udon Thani attractions

We have visited the most beautiful and interesting sights and attractions in Udon Thani and neighbouring provinces.

Along with key information on each attraction we've summarised the experiences and impressions made during our visits in our reports.  

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  • the most beautiful temples of the area,

    Wat Pa Phu KonCompleted in 2013, Wat Pa Phu Kon is in Na Yung district of Udon Thani province. It's architecture and beautiful location are very impressive. The complex is guarded by dragon statues, ...

  • impressive caves,

    Erawan CaveAlthough the Erawan Cave is located in the province of Nongbua Lamphu, we are still listing it here, as, it only takes just over an hour's drive from Udon Thani, and it's very well worth a visit!


  • waterfalls,

    Nam Tok Than Ngam Waterfall About 37 km from Udon Thani is a forest reserve, ideal for picnics and recreation at its small waterfall. From Udon Thani drive a short distance along the Khon Kaen road, and then take the second U-turn.


  • the Mekong,

    Mekong Beach

    During or after the rainy season, the Mekong River is as one would imagine one of the longest rivers in the world: wide and powerful! In the dry season, however, the river shrinks and ...


  • large and small fish in modern aquariums,

    Aquarium Nong KhaiThe Sirindhorn Aquarium is located on the campus of Khon Kaen University, and is part of an outsourced department in the province of Nong Khai, a few kilometres from the Laos border.


  • a legendary island

    Kham ChanotKham Chanot is a unique place. Actually it is just an island lying in a lake - nothing extraordinary, one might think, but if you want to know how Isan might have looked hundreds of years ago, this is the place to go.


  • the beach of Ban Saen 2,

    Ban Saen 2 You may think that the fastest way from Udon Thani to the beach would be by plane from Udon Thani airport to Phuket, but in fact there is a fine beach near Khon Kaen.


  • wild animals in the zoo,

    Khao Suan Kwang ZooThe Khao Suan Kwang Zoo, Upper E-Saan wild animal adventure park, is located along the Mittrapap road between Udon Thani and Khon Kaen. From Udon Thani it's about ...


  • dangerous snakes,

    King Cobra Village of Thailand Some of you may well shudder with what is shown here! A visit to King Cobra Village of Thailand. It's located about 97 km from Udon Thani.


  • dinosaur,

    Phuwiang Fossil Research Center and Dinosaur MuseumAbout 130 kilometres from Udon Thani is the Phuwiang Fossil Dinosaur Museum and Research Center. Take highway 210 towards Nong Bua Lamphu, then turn towards Sribunruang, ...


  • a prehistoric park,

    Phu Phrabat Historical ParkThe National Park Phu Phrabat lies about 65 kilometres from Udon Thani city. To get there from Udon Thani, take the Mittraphap road towards Nong Khai, then turn towards Ban Phue after about 10 kilometers.


  • enormous statues,

    Sala Keo Ku Sculpture ParkWhen you're in Nong Khai or the neighboring provinces, it's well worth planning a visit to the Sala Keo Kou Statue Park.  The park is located a few kilometers outside the city center of Nong Khai.


  • rare, fragrant or dancing orchids,

    Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid FarmAt the Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid farm in Udon Thani you can look at and buy a variety of impressive and beautiful and rare orchids.
    Orchids have been grown here since 1971.


  • impressive, jagged rock formations,

    Suan Hin Pha Ngam ParkThe Suan Hin Pha Ngam Park is located in Loei province, about 160 kilometres from Udon Thani city. Due to its similarity with the Stone Park and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kunming, China locals give it the nickname 'Kunming Thailand.


  • and much more on Udon-News.

Visit Udon Thani's sights and attractions here!

posted on: 27.01.2014 - last update on: 27.07.2014

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