Welcome to Nakhon Si Thammarat


Hundreds of years ago, an overland route between the western port of Trang and the eastern port of Nakhon Si Thammarat functioned as a major trade link between Thailand and the rest of the world. This ancient influx of cosmopolitan conceits is still evident today in the local cuisine, and housed in the city’s temples and museums.


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$171.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full Day Khao Luang at Nakhon Si Thammarat

Sawasdee! Meet our Guide at your hotel in Nakhon Si Thammarat city. Then proceed to Baan Tan Khun Ratwut Vicharn is over 108 years lingered with vintage atmosphere. It also has beautiful handicrafts, local food and impressive souvenirs. On 15th December 1912, Mr. Khen Malayanon was granted the rank from the King to be Khun Ratwut Wicharn, the district chief of Klai city and held over 1,280,000 square meter land. Mr. Khen Malayanon was a son or Mr. Malai and Mrs. Somjeenmalayanon. He was married to Miss Pun Chakmanon, daughter of Mr. Kung and Mrs. Srikin Chakmanon. Mrs. Pun and Khun Ratwut Wicharn did not have any child so they gave this land and house to Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan who was the nephew and the edlest child of Mrs. Chan, the elder sister of Mrs. Pun. Later, Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan opened the school called “Ratwut Wittaya” and later changed into “Nakorn Wittaya” school in 1939. It was closed in 1986. In 1993, Mr. Samrarn Trisattayapan, the eldest nephew of Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan and Mrs. Nattasut Trisattayapan, and his wife renovated and developed the house into a well-furnished as the historical building for later generations and tourists.Then we visit to Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan. This first-class royal temple has formerly named Wat Phra Borom That and is one of the most important historical sites in all of Thailand. Visit the Old City Walls intriguing and well-kept remains of the historic red-brick city walls can be seen in several sections close to one another along the Khlong Na Meuang canal near the park and public square of Sanam Na Muang on either side of Th Ratchadamnoen.After exploring, we alight for lunch at Krua Nai Nang restaurant or similar.Visit to Thai Style Kuti at Wat Wang Tawan Tok. It is 3 traditional Thai wooden houses in “Ruen Kruang Sab” style. The gables of all houses are connected, and the walls were constructed of carved-wooden plank (Pa-Kon). The door-window panels, and the vent holes were decorated with unique designs of Muang Nakhon. The middle Thai-style house is an open hall, connected to 2 other floor-lifted houses as its wings on each side. The Kuti was roofed with unglazed ceramic tiles.After that we visit to Khao Luang National Park. Lush and unspoiled, the park is a rainforest that features a multitude of tropical flora and fauna as well as rare plants and wild animals. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking along several routes to discover the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest as well as aware of the importance of the park. Transfer you to the hotel.                                 

$138.28 Cultural & Theme Tours

Half Day Khao Luang at Nakhon Si Thammarat

Sawasdee! Meet our Guide at your hotel in Nakhon Si Thammarat city. Then proceed to Baan Tan Khun Ratwut Vicharn is over 108 years lingered with vintage atmosphere. It also has beautiful handicrafts, local food and impressive souvenirs. On 15th December 1912, Mr. Khen Malayanon was granted the rank from the King to be Khun Ratwut Wicharn, the district chief of Klai city and held over 1,280,000 square meter land. Mr. Khen Malayanon was a son or Mr. Malai and Mrs. Somjeenmalayanon. He was married to Miss Pun Chakmanon, daughter of Mr. Kung and Mrs. Srikin Chakmanon. Mrs. Pun and Khun Ratwut Wicharn did not have any child so they gave this land and house to Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan who was the nephew and the edlest child of Mrs. Chan, the elder sister of Mrs. Pun. Later, Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan opened the school called “Ratwut Wittaya” and later changed into “Nakorn Wittaya” school in 1939. It was closed in 1986. In 1993, Mr. Samrarn Trisattayapan, the eldest nephew of Mr. Kovit Trisattayapan and Mrs. Nattasut Trisattayapan, and his wife renovated and developed the house into a well-furnished as the historical building for later generations and tourists.Then we visit to Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan. This first-class royal temple has formerly named Wat Phra Borom That and is one of the most important historical sites in all of Thailand. According to the legend, Prince Thanakuman and Queen Hem Chala brought Buddha relics to Hat Sai Kaew and built a small pagoda in 291 AD. Later on, King Si-Thamma Sokarat established the city of Nakhon Si Thammarat and built a new pagoda on the same site. The present pagoda has a distinctive Sri Lankan style, measuring 55.78 meters high. The top is entirely covered by pure gold. Apart from the pagoda, surrounding buildings also has important histories, especially the royal building which dated back to Ayutthaya period and the Sam Chom building where the Buddha image attired in royal wardrobe, Phra Si Thamma Sokarat, is housed. There are beautiful artifacts displayed in Khian and Pho Lanka buildings.After that we visit to Khao Luang National Park covers an area of 597 square kilometers in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang, and King Amphoe Nopphitam. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers. Lush and unspoiled, the park is a rainforest that features a multitude of tropical flora and fauna as well as rare plants and wild animals. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking along several routes to discover the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest as well as aware of the importance of the park. Transfer you to the hotel.                                  

$770.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sightseeing at Khao Luang 4Day 3Night

ITINERARY:Day 1: Nakhon Si ThammaratMEAL: -/-/-Meet our Guide at Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport. Transfer you to check-in at Grand Park Hotel.Day 2: Khao Luang MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to Baan Tan Khun Ratwut Vicharn. It also has beautiful handicrafts, local food and impressive souvenirs. Visit to Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan. This first-class royal temple has formerly named Wat Phra Borom That and is one of the most important historical sites in all of Thailand. Visit the Old City Walls intriguing and well-kept remains of the historic red-brick city walls can be seen in several sections close to one another along the Khlong Na Meuang canal near the park and public square of Sanam Na Muang on either side of Th Ratchadamnoen. Lunch at Krua Nai Nang restaurant or similar. Then visit to Thai Style Kuti at Wat Wang Tawan Tok. Thai-Style Kuti (Thai-style monastic residence) or a hundred-year Kuti is one of the historical and memorial attraction. Visit to Khao Luang National Park. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers. Transfer you to the hotel.Day 3: Nakhon Si ThammaratMEAL: B/L/-Proceed to Ban Nang Talung Suchart Subsin. Uncle Suchart or what Thai people called him Lung Suchart. He is the shadow play (Talung) artist and high quality craftsman in Nakhon Si Thammarat province. Visit to the viewpoint of Kiriwong Village. The villagers have quiet, normal lives with relative-style community. Their main occupation is mixed fruit garden growing fruits such as mangosteen, rambutan, durian and sator. Visit to the Wat That Noi. It was the residence of Portan Klai, said to be one of the most famous guru monks of his generation. Lunch at Chao Ruea restaurant or similar. Then proceed to The Buddhist statues Park of Thung Yai is an under construction site that is not completed that makes this place so interesting. Go to the UThok Vibhaja Prasid Barrage. The Pak Phanang River Basin due to the Royal Initiative of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej to help relieve the misery of the people in the Pak Panang watershed and neighborhood resolving floods, drought, salinity and the degradation of natural resources. Transfer you to the hotel.                                        Day 4: ReturnMEAL: B/-/-There are no activities planned for today. Enjoy your free time until departure time to the Airport.

$138.59 Outdoor Activities

Half-Day Small-Group Hiking at Khao Luang National Park

Sawasdee! Meet our Guide at your hotel in Nakhon Si Thammarat city.Half day hiking at Khao Luang National Park covers an area of 597 square kilometers in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang, and King Amphoe Nopphitam. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers. Lush and unspoiled, the park is a rainforest that features a multitude of tropical flora and fauna as well as rare plants and wild animals. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking along several routes to discover the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest as well as aware of the importance of the park. Krung Ching Waterfall is the largest and most beautiful waterfall in the park.Finished hiking then transfer you to the hotel.  

$163.51 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Full Day Khao Luang and Tha Phae Waterfall

Sawasdee! Meet our Guide at your hotel in Nakhon Si Thammarat city.Then we hiking at Khao Luang National Park covers an area of 597 square kilometers in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang, and King Amphoe Nopphitam. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers. Lush and unspoiled, the park is a rainforest that features a multitude of tropical flora and fauna as well as rare plants and wild animals. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking along several routes to discover the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest as well as aware of the importance of the park. Krung Ching Waterfall is the largest and most beautiful waterfall in the park.After exploring, we alight for lunch at Krua Nai Nang or similar.After lunch, we visit to Tha Phae Waterfall is located in Khao Luang National Park. The waterfall is called following the canal flowing through ThaPhae village. It is 6 kilometers away from Ka Rome Waterfall. This beautiful ten-tier waterfall includes Nan PhaeNoi, Nan Nang Khruan, Nan Toei, Nan Ai Suai, Nan Pu, Nan Pai and Nan Nam Rang. The waterfall has 3 levels which are accessible to the public; Nan PhaeNoi, Nan Nang Khruan and Nan Toei.Transfer you to the hotel.

$792.32 Outdoor Activities

4-Day Adventure and Rafting Tour in Khao Luang National Park

ITINERARY: Day 1: Nakhon Si Thammarat MEAL: -/-/- Meet our team at Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, transfer you to check-in at Grand Park Hotel. Day 2: Khao Luang MEAL: B/L/- Proceed to Khao Luang National Park. Today we hiking at Khao Luang National Park covers an area of 597 square kilometers in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang, and King Amphoe Nopphitam. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers.  After exploring, we alight for lunch at Krua Nai Nang or similar. After lunch, we visit to Tha Phae Waterfall is located in Khao Luang National Park. The waterfall is called following the canal flowing through ThaPhae village. It is 6 kilometers away from Ka Rome Waterfall. This beautiful ten-tier waterfall includes Nan PhaeNoi, Nan Nang Khruan, Nan Toei, Nan Ai Suai, Nan Pu, Nan Pai and Nan Nam Rang. The waterfall has 3 levels which are accessible to the public; Nan PhaeNoi, Nan Nang Khruan and Nan Toei. Transfer you to the hotel. Day 3: Rafting MEAL: B/L/- Proceed to the Old City Walls intriguing and well-kept remains of the historic red-brick city walls can be seen in several sections close to one another along the Khlong Na Meuang canal near the park and public square of Sanam Na Muang on either side of Th Ratchadamnoen. Then we visit to Ban Nang Talung Suchart Subsin. Uncle Suchart or what Thai people called him Lung Suchart. He is the shadow play (Talung) artist and high quality craftsman in Nakhon Si Thammarat province. He has initiated and passed on the culture of making and performing Talung shadow play until he was well-accepted over in the country and international world.  After exploring, we alight for lunch at Chao Ruea restaurant or similar. After lunch we proceed to Baan Wang Hon. Enjoy rafting by "bamboo rafting" amidst shady trees. It is an old community that simple lifestyle. The bamboo raft from the nature of the rubber ring down the tree surrounded by shady on both sides. Natural canals from the upstream forests of the mountains flow into the Pak Phanang River. If you want to relax, this is the right place for you. Transfer you to the hotel.                                                                                      Day 4: Return MEAL: B/-/- There are no activities planned for today. Enjoy your free time until departure time to the Airport.