Chaiyaphum Travel Guide, Chaiyaphum Travel Information, Chaiyaphum Thailand

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Welcome to Chaiyaphum Province
Mor Hin Khao
Mor Hin Khao
Chaiyaphum is a province located in North-East region (Isan) just 342 km from Bangkok. It is mountains, half plateau and roughly half forests approximately 50% of Chaiyaphum. The province has a total area of 12,778.3 square km. or 7,986,429 Rai.

Chaiyaphum, the City of Phraya Lae the Brave, features many historical monuments from its long and storied history, as well as spectacular natural beauty. It is a land of beautiful Dok Krachiao (curcuma) fields and abundant waterfalls, especially in the rainy season.

In addition to its storied history, Chaiyaphum Province is famous for its natural beauty, best appreciated in its four national parks: Tat Thon National Park features dry dipterocarp forests, Sai Thong National Park contains the spectacular Sai Thong waterfall, Pa Hin Ngam National Park includes some odd rock formations, and Phu Laen Kha National Park has dense forests, breathtaking waterfalls, and rocky mountain cliffs. Chaiyaphum is a region filled with a variety of exotic flora and fauna and visitors can enjoy jungle trekking, camping, and swimming in its outstanding natural parks.
North : Khon Kaen, Petchabun
East : Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima
South : Nakhon Ratchasima
West : Lopburi, Petchabun
Distances to Other Provinces
Surin 50 km Khon Kaen 200 km
Nakhon Rachasima 124 km Sakaeo 620 km
Maha Sarakham 145 km    

Distances from Mueang District to Other Districts
Ban Khwao 13 km Bamnet Narong 55 km
Noen Sa-nga 30 km Phu Khiao 77 km
Nong Bua Rawe 33 km Ban Thaen 81 km
Khon Sawan 38 km Phakdi Chumphon 85 km
Chatturat 39 km Kaset Sombun 90 km
Kaeng Khro 45 km Thep Sathit 105 km
Nong Bua Daeng 53 km Khon San 125 km
Sap Yai Sub-District 55 km    
Festivals & Events
Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival
When: June - August
Where: Thep Sathit District
Dok Krachiao Field
Dok Krachiao Field (Siam Tulip)
The festival is held annual on June - August at Pa Hin Ngam National Park because the fields of pinkish-purple Siam Tulip, or "Dok Krachiao", come in to full bloom inthe early part of the rainy season from June to August. Highlights are seeing Blooming white green and pink Krachiao across the national parks, a parade, musical performance, walking competition and rock climbing rally at “Pha Kor - Rak”. Admire the natural beauty of nearby tourist attractions such as Sai Thong waterfall and Pha Ham Hod viewpoint in Sai Thong National Park including the display and sales of famous local product.