Planning A Vacation In Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima popularly known as Khorat is situated on the North-eastern side of Thailand, and was an erstwhile divide between the famous Lao and Siamese territory. Today, a popular holiday destination Nakhon Ratchasima allows tourists to enjoy the pleasures of the city from the comfort and cool confines of their holiday rental. This place is also nick-named as ‘Gateway to Isan’. There is roughly a population of 145,000 people in this region. Nakhon Ratchasima enjoys a rich historical and cultural heritage, dating back to prehistoric times.
Places of Interest:
After settling into your holiday rental, you can choose to visit Dan Kwian village which used to be used an important point along the caravan trade route. Other places of interest include the Prasat Phanom Wan- a Khymer sanctuary of Buddhist origin, dating back to the 15th century. The Mueang Sema is a historical site where you can see the ruins of sandstone, and the Phimai historical park made of sandstone carvings and ornate laterite sculptures.
Other attractions include the Haew Suat waterfalls in the Kaho Yai National Park. The Thao Suranari is a famous statue that is constructed from black copper, and was built to pay homage to Thao Suranari- a brave Thai woman. After booking a convenient and luxurious holiday rental, you can plan a visit to all these local places of interest.
Things To Do:
Nakhon Ratchasima has several exciting activities for holidaymakers to do such as fishing, swimming and trekking. After checking into your holiday rental, you can choose between these several interesting things to do. In addition to this, tourists may also enjoy golf and mountain climbing. Other interesting things to do include visiting farm houses that are located in the midst of papaya and mango orchards where tourists may also watch rice picking, silk spinning or rug making. Boxing enthusiasts can learn Thai boxing at a small training camp near the Khymer ruins. You can also enjoy horse riding on the various farms that dot the landscape of Nakhon Ratchasima. Camping and mountain biking are also enjoyable activities that can be availed at the Khao Yai National park.
The weather varies between hot to cool. The cool months are experienced between November and February, while the hot season last between March and May. The rainy season lasts from June to August. On the whole, holidaymakers who have booked holiday rentals may look forward to vacation-friendly weather during their stay, which will allow them to book excursions and activities in Nakhon Ratchasima.
How To Get To Nakhon Ratchasima:
Nakhon Ratchasima is accessible from Bangkok airport by local airlines and lies at a distance of 5 hours from Bangkok by road. All international flights arrive at Bangkok from prominent European airports like London, Paris and Amsterdam. International airlines include Thai airways, British airways, KLM and Indian Airline. So your trip must begin with your international connection into Bangkok.
You can choose to spend your vacation in a comfortable self catering accommodation or a villa rental in Nakhon Ratchasima.