Chaiya phum is because of the western edge of the Isaan. The distance to the capital Bangkok amounts to approx. 350 km. It daily bus connections. Half of the province consists of savages mountain country shank and of forest.
Thon national park did - with Kaset Sombun, with beautiful Wasserfällen and a sumptuous animal world. Approx. 20 km of the city at the highway Chaiyaphum - Kaset Sombun. Very beautiful landscapes, which are ideal for a picknick, or a small rest.
Chulaphon artificial lake - the lake lies in the Amphoe Khon San and forms a popular trip goal. A bezaubernde landscape surrounds the dam. At accommodations there are simple Bungalows.
National park Phu Khieo - game reservation Phukhiew [car] in the province Chaiyaphum, a protected area for a multiplicity, initiated by the Thai king & international animal protection organizations, endangered game places. It is one of the most important protected ranges in northeast Thailand, and the third largest animal protected area in Thailand. In the mountains high to 1500m Panthera tigers and different kinds of leopard were ausgewildert. Further there are elephants here,
3 rare kinds of parrot and the Sumatra Nashorn.
Elephant meeting - Ban Khai and Chaiyaphums elephant meeting takes place 12 km of the province capital. Ban Khai is an elephant village. The principal occupation of the inhabitants of this village exists in zähmen savages the elephant. The meeting takes place in January.
Chaiyaphum festival - an annual festival takes place at the Chao Pho Phraya Lae Shrine, which on the bank Pla Tai of pond stands and was built as monument for the founder of Chaiyaphum, which 1826 in the fight was killed. The festival starts on first Wednesday in June and goes 7 days long.
Statue of the Phraya Phakdi Chumphon - the statue stands at the place of its murder by Lao troops.
Ku is emblazoned the oldest religious building of the city, sandstone building with old Buddha figure
Wua Daeng - offers an interesting Höhlensystem, which is appropriate for something off the tourist paths in the midst of a delightful landscape. It is to be arrived somewhat toilsomely at these caves, but it is in each case be worth-worth, on the one hand because of the really beautiful caves and the bezaubernden landscape. 60 km von Nong Bua hired, is this Wua hired mountain, which several interesting caves explore to offer.
Pha Koeng - a cliff on the point of the Lambda of mountain, in approximately 47 km von Chaiyaphum removes. Here 7 m a high Buddha figure is in the midst of a religious park.
The Pa Ngam national park (ลานหินงาม), about 90km southwest from Chaiyaphum convenient, received its names from the bizarre Ngam rock formations and is one of the most remarkable objects of interest in the Isan. The name Ngam meant “beautiful stone” and Pa means “forest”. This high mountain massif forms the Wasserscheide between the rivers Chao Phraya and Mekong in Thailand.
The Pa Ngam national park offers a wonderful view at its 846 m high cliff (to edge of the earth, see photo Pa--Ngam national park) over the hilly landscape. Between the bizarre rock formations there is a large occurrence of Siamesi tulips (Lat. Curcuma alismatifolia), (Thai. Kra Jiao). In the month July, at the beginning of the rain time transforms the area into an enormous purple and knows flowering flower patch.
Sai Thong national park - lies in the west of the province, with a beautiful Wasserfall. To about 50 km from the city centre from Chaiyaphum far away, at the road (225) after NAK-hone Sawan. The skin attraction is the Nam Tok Sai Thong (or Sai Thong) Wasserfall, about 1 km right from the main street. , Gives also here it is interesting in July a pink one “Kra Jiao” tulip field. Over this to see one somewhat or stay overnight also one night must walk in the forest.
The city is distant 380 km air line (449 road kilometers) for about from the capital Bangkok and possesses an airport and is because of the line Bangkok - Nong Khai (border to Laos) and the Mekong. It daily bus connections.
In Khon Kaen city there is a Lao and vietnamesisches consulate for the regulation of visa affairs.
with the bronze-temporal finds from the place Ban Chiang, which is than 5,000 years old partially more. Objects from the Dvaravati period (Buddha back-ups, Votivtafeln, decoration). In the yard several bay worth seeing decorated with reliefs Sema are to be likewise seen from the Dvaravati time. Everyday life articles of the farmers and silk production as well as an historical overview round the offer off.
Wade to Nongwang - lake is in the south of the city at the Klangmuang road with view of the Kaen NAK-hone. The very beautiful wade loads the visitor around itself the old buddhistische works of art to regard.
Phra That Kham Kaen statue - in Amphoe Nam Phong, is established over the stump Tamarindenbaum established to 19 m a high Chedi. It stands within wades to Chediyaphum and contains smaller Reliquien Buddhas. Temple celebration is on the full moon day in April. The province capital received its names from these Chedi.
Chonnabot - Amphoe Chonnabot is beyond the national borders admits for the production of an excellent Mat Mi
Tham company Mu (hand casting cave) - in Amphoe Phu Wiang, 7 m deep cave, 3 m highly and 50 m long; the cave was discovered 1964 and contains 9 hand castings.
Dat company Wasserfall - on the mountain Phu Wiang with a height of approximately 15 meters. The cascade is accessible from Amphoe Phu Wiang for cars. It is 24 kilometers of Amphoe Phu Wiang. Skeleton-well-behaved remnants of dinosaurs were discovered on mountain Phu Wiang. Ribs and abdomen bone one were uncovered approximately 140-Millionen-jährigen Dinos. There is a Reclining Buddha figure from the Dvaravati period. Ceremonies take place each year (Songkran celebration) in April.
Prasat Puay Noi - well received plant from the Khmer time, is appropriate for about 78 km south the province capital Khon Kaen. 3 Pagoden from brick on a Laterit foundation and with a square Mondop, surround by a water ditch.
Phu Wiang national park - 85 km von Khon Kaen removes.
Dok Khun Siang Kaen festival - the seven-day event takes place between that 12. and 15.April in Bung Kaen Nakhon. In the morning the buddhistische monks food will transfer, takes place to water on admired Buddha figures speckled and a removal in cars decorated with flowers. The celebration is coined/shaped by flowers, music and Fröhlichkeit.
Phra That Kham Kaen festival - takes place at the full moon night of the 6th moon month in the wade Chetiyaphum. People come from all directions around Phra That Kham Kaen to honour and for benedictions and luck pray. The fair shows cultural performances and popular maintenance.
Silks festival and Phuk Siao - it finds in late November and early December before province-resounds and to the Ratchadanuson the park instead of. The zehntägige celebration celebrates the traditional cultivation of Maulbeer trees, which fodder for the silk worms are. Khon Kaen is famous for its silk production. The word Siao means friend. The festivenesses covers multicolored removals, exhibitions, local maintenance and northeast specialities.
The province is because of the north border from Thailand to Laos, which is essentially formed by the Mekong. From Bangkok lies with somewhat more than 500 km far away.
Phu Kradung national park - high plateau, unusually in Thailand because of the moderate climate and the forms of vegetation exerted by it, about 70 km von Loei removes m on an average height of 1325 ü. NN. The Phu Kradung plateau is with forests bewachsen, from ponds and Wasserfällen pulled in those a still absolutely rare animal and plant world through is present. One must have seen and experience it with own eyes around this beauty on the plateau to understand to be able. The ascent on the Phu Kradung is worthwhile itself already because of the singular mountain backdrop with to a large extent intact nature. On the mountain is a camp.
Phu Luang national park - game reservation with numerous animal species, among other things elephant, tiger, bear, is appropriate about 1550 for m ü. NN.
Suan Pha Ngam - a goal worth seeing is however the Thai stone forest
“Stone Forest Suan Pha Ngam”. The park is appropriate for 62 km south of Loei. One drives those to highway No. 201 over Wang Sapung to Nong and bends then right into a small side street of far toward Suan Pha Ngam.
Loi night market takes place daily
Loi Dok Fai Ban cotton bloom celebration at the beginning of of February with a procession, sale of line goods and beauty competitions.
Wade to Prathat Songpak - at the Maenam Nan convenient, with a Chedi of 30m height.
Khaeng Khut Khu currentfast - at the Mekong.
Cotton bloom celebration - in February, with procession in pictorial cotton garbs and - costumes as well as a beauty competition.