ISAAN THAILAND

     

MEKONG AND BEYOND

Chaiyaphum | Loei | Khon Kaen | Nong Khai | Roi Et | Ubon Ratchathani | Udon Thani

Often forgotten or overlooked by travelers, the seemingly dry, flat northeast region of Thailand is subtly enticing. Known locally as Isaan, it is spotted with natural wonders, features delicious regional cuisine, and is home to an eclectic variety of festivals only found there. The Mekong River winds its way between the borders of Isaan and Laos, offering waterfront views and an interesting place to explore.

Udon Thani

Chaiyaphum

Loei

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