Khon Kaen, Thailand Travel Guide Information

Khon Kaen is growing as the major centre of commercial, investment, transportation and education of the northeastern region with the policy on‘Economic Corridor Development Project’. Khon Kaen will be connected from Thailand with Myanmar, Laosand Vietnam through the 1,500 km of corridor. This will result in the enhancement of KhonKaen as the ‘Gateway to Indochina and southern China.’ Moreover, KhonKaen is promoted as one of Thailand’s three leading provinces to grow as ICT city, along with Chiang Mai and Phuket. Khon Kaen’s is currently a part of the province’s on development plan which focuses on strategic directions to develop tourism infrastructure, activities and services and tourism revenue.

How to get there:

  • Khon Kaen is a transportation junction for automobile traffic, railways and air travel.
  • KhonKaen has an international airport, 8 kms from the central city. Routes include Bangkok – Khon Kaen, with a flight time of approximately 55 mins, 8 flights operate per day.
  • Khon Kaen International Airport can serve 32 flights or 8,000 passengers daily.
  • The private and public sectors in KhonKaen reached an agreement to promote Khon Kaen Airport as a complete international airport to serve domestic and international flights operated under aviation safety standard.
  • Domestic airlines on service include Thai Airways (Bangkok – KhonKaen) and Kan Air (Chiang Mai – Khon Kaen)
  • KhonKaen sits on a rail-routes: Nakorn Ratchasima – Khon Kaen, and the high-speed rail route, NakornRatchasima – NongKhai

Where to go, see and visit:

  • Phu Wiang National Park
  • Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum
  • Ubol Ratana Dam
  • Phu Pha Man National Park
  • Wat Tham Pha Nam Thiang
  • Wat Thung Setthi
  • Phra Mahathat Kaen Nakhon
  • Ton Taan Market
  • Bueng Thung Sang Running and lake
  • Wat Chedi Phum
  • Ba Luang Waterfall Forest Park
  • Bueng Thung Sang Health Garden
  • Chao Por Lak Muang Khon Kaen Shrine
  • Hong Mun Mang Mueang Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen City Museum
  • Khon Kaen walking street
  • Si Wiang Dinosaur Park
  • Wat Pa Thama Uthayan
  • Wat Phra Bat Phu Pan Kham
  • Bung Nong Khot (Nong Khot Lake)
  • Non Muang Ancient Town
  • Beung Sri Tarn park
  • Wat Pa Saeng Arun
  • Wat Tham Saeng Tham
  • Wat Chedi Phum
  • Wat Ku Prapachai
  • Wat Tham Phu Ta Lo
  • Wat Klang
  • Changkra Wild Orchid Park
  • Wat Chaisi
  • Thanarak Anusorn Public Park
  • Phra Nakhon Si Borirak Monument
  • Huai Khe Waterfall
  • Wat Phra Bat Phu Phan Kham
  • Wat Pa Manchakhiri
  • Wat Sa Bua Kaeo
  • Ratchada Nuson Garden

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