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Nong Khai Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Nong Khai is a peaceful and serene region situated within the Mae Nam Kong valley. Dwelling on the banks of Mekong River, this northeastern Thai province is located on the borders of Thailand and Laos. Nong Khai is just 25 kilometers away from the Laotian capital, Vientiane, and is a prime market for the trade and transport of Lao and Thai goods.

          There are numerous destinations available for the tourists to visit. The most monumental of them is the Thai-Lao Friendship bridge built on the Mekong River. Constructed in 1994, this bridge commemorates the alliance between Thailand, Laos and Australia. Another beautiful place to visit is the Phu Wua Wildlife Reserve. Most part of this wildlife sanctuary is covered with deciduous dipterocarp and dry evergreen and moist evergreen dense forests. This park is known for its breathtaking waterfalls and cascades such as Namtok Tham Fun, Namtok Chet Si, Namtok Phu Tham Phra and Namtok Chanaen. Adventure lovers can opt for jungle trekking, camping, rock climbing and swimming near the waterfalls.

          Hat Chom Mani is a beautiful beach located on the banks of the Mekong River.  One of most attractive places in Nong Khai is the Phu Thok mountain range. This range consists of two mountains namely Phu Thok Yai and Phu Thok Noi. Both these mountains present tourists with various interesting, and adrenaline pumping experiences. The lovely and the most revered Buddhist temple Wat Phu Thok is located on the hilltop. Apart from this, numerous fascinating destinations exist in Nong Khai that can carve a wonderful experience in the minds of visitors.

          Nong Khai Province is widely popular for an extraordinary natural phenomenon or miracle called Bang Fai Phaya Nak. It occurs on the day marking the end of Buddhist Lent and can be viewed all along the banks of Mekong River. During this Long Boat Race competitions are conducted to mark the Thai-Lao friendship.

          Other colorful celebrations of this province include Prap Ho Monument Fair held during March and Bun Bang Fai Fair held in May. Rocket shooting, folk entertainment, shows and games are organized as part of celebrations.

          Nong Khai offers tourists with a wide range of local food delights such as Isan-styled sausage, Mu Yo or Pork bar, Naem or fermented pork, and Naem Nueang, a Vietnamese dish. There are numerous restaurants serving delicious Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines. Other notable products of the region are hand-woven cotton, baskets and silver ornaments.

          Nong Khai Province is 615 kilometers away from Bangkok. Direct trains to this region depart from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong and Bang Sue Railway Stations daily. Transport Company Limited operates air-conditioned and non air-conditioned daily bus services to Nong Khai. These services are available at Bangkok’s Mochit 2 Bus Terminal. Tourists can even hire a car from Bangkok to Nong Khai. The popular means of travel for visitors to go around the Nong Khai town is the tricycle service called “Skylab”. Local bus services are available for the convenience of tourists to visit other destinations inside the province.

 

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