is a peaceful province located on the bank of the Mekong River, opposite
Sawannakhet in Laos. The ancestors of the Mukdahan people migrated from Laos to
establish the city in the late Ayutthaya period. The province has always been an
interesting mixture of cultures from various tribes since ancient times.
Moreover, it is a land of fantastic natural rock parks and is a major gateway to
tourism in Laos and Vietnam. The province is renowned for its sweet tamarind
fruit and features many natural attractions.
has an area of 4,339 square kilometres and is divided into the following
districts: Muang, Kham Cha-I, Nikhom Kham Soi, Don Tan, Dong Luang, Wan Yai, and
travel information for mukdahan
a) From Bangkok, take Bangkok-Saraburi-Nakhon Ratchasima-Ban Phai-Maha
Sarakham-Phon Thong-Roi Et-Kham Cha-I-Mukdahan route.
b) From Bangkok, take
Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima route then use Highway No. 207 via Prathai,
Phutthaisong, Phayakkhaphumphisai, Suwannaphum and take Highway No. 2169 via Sai
Mun, Kut Chum and Loeng Nok Tha before turning into Highway No.212 and proceed
to Mukdahan via Nikhom Kham Soi.
There is no direct train from Bangkok to Mukdahan.
Visitors can take a Bankok-Ubon Ratchathani train and connect a bus to Mukdahan.
For more information, call 1690, 0 2223 7010-20.
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani or Nakhon Phanom and then
connect a bus to Mukdahan. Call Thai Airways, Tel: 1566, 0 2280 0060, 0 2628
2000 for more information.