Nakhon Nayok

NAKHON NAYOK

Close to Bangkok, yet So Far Away

Located 100 km. away from Bangkok, Nakhon Nayok has become a day-trip paradise offering to tourists who like jungle treks, waterfalls, archeological and historical sites. They are also able to find an array of locally-produced handicrafts and foodstuffs. The province of a quarter-million people also has the potential to serve as a fun and fulfilling overnight destination. It is one of Asia’s premier cities and one with a diverse range of activities that attract meetings & incentives visitors.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Central

POPULATION

258,358 people (Male: 127,773 people, Female: 130,585 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

From Bangkok, an hour-and-a-half drive by private car on Highway 305 is able to gets you there; go along Highway 1, then turn right at Hinkong Interchange to Suwansorn Road (Highway 33) for about 137 kilometres until Nakhon Nayok. Or there are buses leaving the capital’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) several times per day.

ACTIVITIES

Kayaking, Climbing, Paintball, Abseiling down the edge cliff of the waterfalls , Driving go kart or ATV, Rafting

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Sarika Waterfall, Haew Narok Waterfall, Phum Rak Thammachat Centre, Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam

INTERESTING INFO

Nakhon Nayok is the center of pomelo production in Thailand. The province holds an annual fair dedicated to the many varieties of the delicious citrus fruit which include contests for best quality, carving and of course cooking.