Udon Thani Travel Guide :
Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid Farm
| Udon Thani Province is located on the famous Isan plateau and is popular for its undulating mountains and lush green forests. The province is spread over an area of 15,589 square kilometers and borders other provinces of Thailand, namely Nong Khai, Khon Kaen, Sakhon Nakhon and Nong Bua Lamphu.
Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid Farm is located very close to Udon Thani town and is privately owned. You just have to visit this orchid farm early in the morning when the entire area is resplendent with fragrance from the orchids. This beautiful smell floats in the air until one in the afternoon.
Udon Sunshine Orchid was the first in the world which was used to make perfume. And when you visit the farm, you can purchase the perfume. If you want you can also buy the perfume from the local shops.
Another reason for visiting the Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid Farm is to see a unique phenomenon. The orchid farm has developed a hybrid of an orchid which is known to dance to music. Yes, you are reading correctly. This orchid has oval leaves and when you sing in a high pitch voice to the plant, or even sing in a high pitch, the leaves of the plant tend to move back and forth as if swaying to the music. If not for anything, you should visit Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid Farm just to see this dancing orchid.
Udon Sunshine Fragrant Orchid Farm is open from early in the morning until evening, from 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. and you have to pay an admission fee of 20 Baht to enter the farm.