|NONGBUA LAMPHU Split
off from Udon Thani in 1993, Nong Bua Lam Phu is a scenic province
famous for its prehistoric sites. Fossilised shells about 140 million years old
can be seen in the cliffs 10 kilometres outside the main town;archaeological
sites at Kudkwangsoi villages are also attractions.
Well worth a visit is the huge Erawan Cave, Full of beautiful stalagmites and
stalacitites. A very long stairway leads up to the cavern, where a large Buddha
sits at the entrance.
Wat Tham Klong Phen, a tranquil forest monastery outside of town, is revered as
the home of the famous meditation monk. Luang Phu Khao Analayo. A museum in
the compound is dedicated to the monk. A beautiful nature reserve is found at
Phu Kao Phupan Kham National Park covering 320 square kilometres, including a
large lake formed by Ubon Ratana Dam, which is a popular fishing area.
travel information for nongbualamphu
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 to Saraburi and Highway No. 2
to Udon Thani via Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen, then take Highway No. 210 to
Nong Bua Lam Phu, a total distance of 608 kilometres.
Buses depart from Bangkok's Mochit 2 Bus Terminal to Nong Bua
Lam Phu every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit
www.transport.co.th for more information
There is no direct train from Bangkok to Nong Bua Lam Phu.
Visitors can take a train to Udon Thani and continue the journey by bus to Nong
Bua Lam Phu. Call 1690, 0 2223 7010-20 for more information.
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Udon Thani and then continue
the trip by bus to Nong Bua Lam Phu. Call Thai Airways, Tel: 1566, 0 2280 0060,
0 2628 2000 for more information.
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