Kalasin Travel Guide :
| Kalasin Province is an ancient province situated in the northeastern part of Thailand. This province is better recognized for its traditional Pong Lang music and Jurassic era fossils. Geographically, the entire province is a hilly terrain. More...
Ban Khok Kong Phu-Thai Village
If you go to Kalasin Province, do not miss a visit to the district of Kuchi Narai. Here you will find Ban Khok Kong Phu-Thai Village. This village has its own culture and language. The Phu-Thai people belong to an Isan tribe and by going to the village, you will get an opportunity to stay there for a couple of nights with the villagers and experience a different kind of Thai lifestyle.
The villagers are excellent hosts and offer guests traditional Lao food with a choice of western ones too! You can then sit back and enjoy the traditional monkey dance where all the children of the village perform to Phu-Thai music. In addition, even the womenfolk of the village put up dance performances. More..
Phu Phra Forest Park
Phu Phra Forest Park is located in Tha Khantho district of Kalasin Province. It was originally a part of Dong Mun National Forest Reserve but now is a park in its own rights. The park is known for its thick dense forest which is home to many wild animals. In addition, the park has an impressive mountain, which has a beautiful stream and offers scenic views. Just to the back of the mountain you can find an amazing ancient Buddha image.
However, Phu Phra Forest Park offers many more attractions that are worth exploring. Some of these attractions are listed below:
Pha Sawoei is a huge stone cliff which spreads across 150 to 200 meters wide. It cliff offers breathtaking view of the forest. You can also visit Tham Siam Sap, a cave in a cliff. The specialty of the cave is that it looks as though someone dug it out with the help of a spade, also known as Siam in Thai language. The other cave that is worth visiting in the forest park is the Tham Phra Rot. More....