Nakhon Ratchasima

NAKHON RATCHASIMA

The Gateway to Isan

Nakhon Ratchasima, also known as (aka) “Khorat,” is the largest province in northeastern part of Thailand. It is primarily engaged in agricultural activities. For leisure, visitors can take part in the “Isan” region’s fascinating cultural traditions, basking in its charming hospitality. Visiting Khao Yai National Park is arguably Thailand’s most inspiring natural habitat. Business facilities are well-developed here and the wealth of authentic Thai attractions provides endless opportunities for adventure and group activities.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Northeast

POPULATION

2,631,435 people (Male: 1,297,919 people, Female: 1,333,516 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

“Khorat” is one of the Northeast’s main transportation hubs which can easily reached by many ways such as by car, bus (Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal Mo Chit 2) and train (Bangkok's Hua Lumphong Station). Take Highway 1 (Paholyothin) until you reach Sara Buri province. Then, at the 107 kilometre stone, turn right to Highway 2 (Mittraphap) until arriving in Nakhon Ratcha Sima, which is the most popular route.

ACTIVITIES

Horse Riding, Golfing, Rafting on Lam Takhong

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Prasat Phanom Wan, Farm Chokchai, Wang Nam Khiao, Lam Phra Phloeng Dam, Sala Loi Temple, Khao Yai National Park, Lam Takhong Dam, Jim Thompson Farm, Phimai Historical Park, Super Camp Water Park, War Ban Rai

INTERESTING INFO

“Khorat” is known by locals. It is also the name of a famous feline breed where the local called them “Si-Sawat”, which means the “good luck cat”.