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Chaiyaphum Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Located in the northeastern part of Thailand, Chaiyaphum is popular as a floral destination. Located amidst the Korat Plateau, Chaiyaphum is geographically divided into halves by the Phetchabun mountain range. The history of this province dates back to the ancient 12th century Khmer Empire.

          Chaiyaphum Province is famous for its exuberant natural beauty. There are four national parks spread over the entire region. These include Tat Thon National Park known for its dry dipterocarp forests, Sai Thong National Park famous for the glorious Sai Thong waterfall, Pa Hin Ngam National Park having strange rock formations and Phu Laen Kha National Park. All these parks have dense forests, breathtaking waterfalls and rocky mountain cliffs that are home for various species of exquisite flora and fauna. Jungle Trekking, overnight camping and swimming are some of the adventure activities permitted in these parks.

          Phu Kieo Wildlife Reserve is another interesting tourist spot in Chaiyaphum Province . This reserve forest is permitted only for interested wildlife researchers. Chulaborn Dam built on the Phrom River, is another delightful destination to visit. In order to have a glimpse of the neighboring environs, visitors can opt for boat rides on the river. Apart from these, there are quite a few ancient structures built in Khmer style of architecture.

          Majority of people in Chaiyaphum Province are Laoians. Chaiyaphum is a center for the Northeastern Thai musical styles Mor lam and Mor lam sing. The important festivals of this region are the Chao Pho Phraya Lae Festival held in January and Candle Festival held in July. Exhibitions, cultural activities, elephant parades and candle contests are held during these events. There are several dining places in the region serving Thai, Chinese and European delicacies.

          Principal crops in Chaiyaphum Province include rice, tapioca, sugarcane and taro root. Chaiyaphum is renowned as a center for the Thai silk industry. Other handicraft products include Mat Mi Silk, cotton clothes, Khit clothes and Khwan pillows.

          Chaiyaphum is 342 kilometers away from Bangkok. The most convenient means of travel to Chaiyaphum is to take a direct bus from Bangkok’s Mochit 2 Bus Terminal or hire a car from Bangkok. Thai Airways operate flights from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima. From here, tourists can board a bus and reach Chaiyaphum. On the other hand, visitors can even get on operated from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong Railway Station to Bua Yai Railway Station, which is located 51 kilometers away from Chaiyaphum.

 

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