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Things to do in Udon Thani
Udon Thani is an important hub in Thailand’s Isaan region. You’ll find historical sites, incredible natural scenery, plus it’s also your gateway to the beautiful city of Nong Khai. So if you want to satisfy your need to get away from the city life, it’s time to plan your trip to Udon Thani.
Hop on a bus to visit Ban Chiang, which is an archaeological UNESCO World Heritage Site. From beautiful red painted pottery to woven crafts, check out the Ban Na Kha Silk Village and the dazzling Wat Ban Na Kha Thevi temple nearby. Then stop by Nong Bua Lake to see the colourful Sanjao Phuya Chinese Temple.
If you’re looking for natural scenery and animals, your next destination should be Phu Foi Lom. During the wet season from May to October, you’ll get a chance to see the gushing waterfalls of Than Ngam Park.
For a more vibrant experience, you can’t miss the Udon Sunshine Orchid Farm and its fragrant orchids. You can even bring home their popular perfume and the Udon Dancing Tea.
Experience an otherworldly view and feast your eyes on Talay Bua Daeng or the Red Lotus Sea. It’s every photographer’s dream to capture the beauty of a million pink lotus flowers of Lake Nong Ham in the Kumphawadpi Reserve.
Explore outside of the city and travel to Nong Khai too. Go on a temple run around the massive and golden Wat Pho Chai temple. If you want to see how Buddhism and Hinduism blend together in one place, head on over to the incredible statues of Sala Kaew Ku.
Another amazing attraction is Phu Phra Bat Historical Park. You’ll get to be like Indiana Jones as you wander around massive boulders, prehistoric art, religious shrines and more! Then complete your trip is by climbing Wat Phu Tok for sweeping views of Nong Khai’s landscape.
What you should know
The best time to visit Udon Thani is during March, September, and November to February, when you can enjoy great weather and comfortable temperatures. But if you want to see the city’s Red Lotus Sea in bloom, book your Udon Thani flights for December to February.
Get your suitcase ready now because Singapore citizens can fly to Thailand and visit Udon Thani visa-free for up to 30 days. If you want to extend your trip in Thailand, check out the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore website for more visa and other travel info.
Travelling to and around Udon Thani
You will be landing at Udon Thani Airport, where you can reach the city by riding a taxi, bus, or arranging for hotel pickup. Start travelling around Udon Thani by taxi, tuk-tuk, songthaew, and bicycle taxi.
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