Attractions

Top Choice Viewpoint in Loei

Phu Bo Bit Forest Park

If you want to harden up your legs for Loei's national parks, Phu Bo Bit gives you 600 steep steps to practice on, and rewards your effort with great 360-degree views of the town and the surrounding mountains. It's …
Museum in Loei

Loei Museum

This museum sits in the same stately old building as the tourist office, on the 2nd floor. It contains mostly posters and written commentary, but it does have some displays on the region's Tai Phuan and Tai Dam peop…
Museum in Loei

Loei Cultural Centre

The little Loei Cultural Centre is found 5km north of town at Rajabhat University. If you aren't visiting Dan Sai, you can see some Phi Ta Khon festival masks and photos here.
Cave in Loei Province

Tham Erawan

If you're travelling from Loei to Nong Bua Lamphu, don't miss this amazing cave, 2km off the main highway in Wat Tham Erawan. The cave is in a group of rugged karst hills and is accessed by a steep but easily climbe…
Nature Reserve in Loei Province

Suan Hin Pha Ngam

Locally billed as Khunming Mueang Thai ('The Thai Kunming'), due to its resemblance to the Stone Forest in Kunming, China, Suan Hin Pha Ngam is a beautiful trip, but Kunming it isn't, and if you just ride a tractor …
National Park in Loei Province

Phu Ruea National Park

This 121-sq-km park is a popular place to escape the heat, offering vast views from the summit (1365m), reached by either a sŏrng·tăa·ou or a 1km footpath. For a longer hike to the top, take the easy (but usually ov…
National Park in Loei Province

Phu Kradueng National Park

Capped off by its eponymous peak, Phu Kradueng National Park covers a high-altitude plateau cut through with trails and peppered with cliffs and waterfalls. Rising to 1316m, Thailand’s second national park is always…
Notable Building in Dan Sai

Phra That Si Songrak

The most highly revered stupa in Loei Province, this whitewashed Lao-style chedi (stupa) stands 20m high and was built in 1560–63 on what was then the Thai–Lao border as a gesture of unity between the Lao kingdom of…
Winery in Phu Reua National Park

Chateau de Loei

If you have realistic expectations of the wine, you might find Chateau de Loei worth a visit. It released the first commercially produced Thai wine in 1995. It's a small operation compared to the attractive and well…
Buddhist Temple in Dan Sai

Wat Neramit Wiphatsana

Built on a wooded hill just outside town, this gorgeous meditation temple features buildings made of unplastered laterite blocks. The massive bóht hosts a faithful copy of Phitsanulok's Chinnarat Buddha and wonderfu…