Udon Thani (meaning “northern city”) belongs to the Isaan region of Thailand being one of its 4 major cities. The city’s economy flourished during the Vietnam war. It became progressive like Pattaya because its location is near the Udon Royal Thai Air Force Base. Western military influence left establishments like restaurants, hotels, and nightclubs that still exist today. It is also the area in Thailand that has the most Vietnamese settlers, the refugees from the war.
Though Udon Thani boasts of having the largest westernized shopping malls and movie theatre in the region, there are still places in the city that have retained the Thai cultural heritage. These tourist attractions draw thousands of visitors every year. Aside from enjoying the warm savannah climate, you may want to see the following tourist sites listed below and try a few things that can only be found in Udon Thani.
These places are not to be missed!
- Ban Chiang Museum
- Nong Prajak Public Park
- Phu Phra Bat Historical Park
- Sea Of Red Lotuses
- Phu Foi Lom Eco-park
- Udon Thani Provincial Museum
- Experience The Nightlife At Little Havana
- Shopping Centres
- Visit A Cave
- Wat Tung Toomkam Temple
- Fishing at Leks Fishing Park Udon Thani
- Horse Riding or Pony Trekking
Lek’s Specimen Fishing Park ( A Private & Exclusive Fishing Lake For Hire )
Conveniently situated only 3 km from Udon airport…… (pick up / drop off taxi service available from anywhere in surrounding areas)
In a private and secluded North Eastern Thailand setting the mixed specimen coarse lake boasts well over 45 different fish species ranging from huge Mekong Catfish to Giant Siamese Carp, with vicious predators such as the Arapaima, Alligator Gar, Chao Phraya Catfish, Amazon Redtail and many more…. the unpressured water produces very exciting catch rates leaving the angler in suspense as to what might be landed next!..
Lek’s Ranch Udon Thani
Pony Trekking For Absolute beginners – (no riding experience necessary)
Lead rein ‘ pony and horse trail riding for beginners or experienced riders, suitable for children and adults.
Plenty of stops on the way are made to ensure that perfect photograph.
Bookings must be made in advance …for more information…
|Lek’s Ranch Udon Thani|
Tel: 0860593028Website: www.thailandhorseriding.com
Primanis Authentic Indian Restaurant Serving all kinds of northern Indian delicacies located in the heart of Udon Thani city…
(Recommended by Lek Car Rentals)
Primanis Authentic Indian Restaurant
299/38 Prajak Silla pakom Road
Changwat Udon Thani, Udon Thani, Thailand
m.me/primanisindianrestaurant – Call 089 681 0757
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/primanisindianrestaurant/
Ruysuk Hotel & Swimming Pool (Only 600 Baht inc breakfast)
Buses and local taxis frequently pass this area sotransportation further afield is never a problem. All roomshave tea & coffee, free bottled water, free 24hr high speed internet access and hot water showers.
Tel. 042 – 343296 or 089-5778933 9/2 Chert Sombat Road, Maakaeng, Muang, Udon Thani 41000 w