Category: Sakon Nakhon Province

Sakon Nakhon is the town of the sacred Phra That Choeng Chum and the vast Nong Han Lake. The Phu Thai Tribe people living around the town offer an interesting study in ancient customs and traditions, such as the “Wax Castle” festival in October when castles fashioned from Wax are celebrated. Sakon Nakhon is 647 kilometers from Bangkok.

Nong Han

A lake in Sakon Nakhon is a popular place of relaxation. Its offshore isles, particularly the Don Sawan, are both beautiful and restful and can be easily reached by hired boats.

Phra That Choeng Chum

a major and sacred religious monument of Sakhon, is enshrined at Wat Phra That Choeng Chum in town. Of rectangular shape, it is made of mortar and bricks with a height of 24 meters.

Phu Phan National Park

25 kilometers from the province on Sakon Nakhon-Kalasin route, the park is scattered with limestone mountains, groves, and savannahs with several natural attractions such as Tat Ton Waterfall and Kham Hom waterfall

Huai Huat Reservoir

35 kilometers from King Amphoe Tao Ngoi, the reservoir is a part of Huai Huat National Park, a consequence of Huai Huat Dam construction. Fronting the reservoir are a royal hall, a flower garden, and a natural arrangement of various forms of rocks.

Wat Pu Udom Somphon

three kilometers off from highway No. 22 at Km. 123, is where another extremely venerated Achan used to reside. Visitors pay respect to the life-size statue of Phra Achan Fan Acharo.

Nam Un Dam

5 kilometers before entering Amphoe Phang Khon on Sakon Nakhon route with a left turn at km. 49 on Phang Khon – Waritchaphum route with a 6.6 km. turn, the huge dam provides a sanctuary for numerous teals. A trip to Mae Un Waterfall and a fishing trip are some examples of various activities at the dam.