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Mae Yom National Park :

Mae Yom National Park, Phrae Tourist Attractions
    Situated in Song district some 48 kilometers from the provincial town of Phrae, Mae Yom National Park is probably one of the most beautiful national parks in Thailand. More....


Phra That Phra Lo :

Phrae Province: Phra That Phra Lo
    The province of Phrae is one of the oldest existing communities in the North Thailand region and is situated some 550 kilometers from the capital city of Bangkok. More....



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Phrae Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Situated on the banks of Yom River, Phrae Province is a lovely tourist destination surrounded by mountains on all sides. This is an ancient historical place widely known in the country for its biggest reserves of teak forests.

          The biggest tourist destination in Phrae Province is the Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkhon Khiri. This temple is famous for its beautiful architectural work and splendid sculptures. There are numerous other wonderful chedis and temples in the region including Wat Phra That Si Don Kham, Wat Chom Sawan, Wat Phra That Cho Hae and Phra That Phra Lo. The region is famous for villages that are specialized in making handicrafts.

          Phrae region is loaded with forests, waterfalls and mountains. It is a dream destination for adventure lovers. Rafting on the fast-flowing torrents of Yom River at Keang Luang is the most admired adventure sport in this region. The Erawan caves in this region are a delight to watch. Another interesting activity for tourists is camping and trekking in the jungles of Mae Yom National Park. This park is famous for its deciduous teak forests. Wiang Kosai National Park includes two waterfalls that form streams flowing into the Yom River.

          The cultural richness of the region can be best described through its annual festivals. These include the Kin Salak Fair, an old Buddhist merit-making event held in September, and Phra That Cho Hae Fair held in March. Phrae Province region is famous for its handicrafts industry. Mo Hom and Pha Tin Chok are some of the few popular handicraft materials that are worth a description.

          Thai Airways operate direct flights from Bangkok on every alternate day. Transport Company Limited operates daily buses from Bangkok’s Mochit 2 Bus Terminal. Tourists have even the option of hiring a car from Bangkok to reach Phrae. This region is 555 kilometers away from the capital. Quite a few restaurants and dining places are present in this region that serve Thai, Chinese and European foods. Tourists can opt for diverse accommodations depending on their capacity.


Phrae Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions




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