Chiang Khan Travel Guide

Situated in the northern part of Loei Province]], Chiang Khan is the perfect postcard destination. This quaint little town is full of traditional timber houses and boasts a beautiful riverside location.

Chiang Khan is surrounded by natural beauty, making it a great place to unwind for a while or prepare to take a meditation course. The village is easy to walk around and the many temples make interesting places to stop and explore.

Visit the nearbyTai Dam village of Ban Napanard, where you can interact with the Tai Dam people and learn all about them at the Tai Dam Cultural Centre. Stay on in one of the home-stay rooms to get a real feel of the culture and general way of life of these people.

Getting There & Away

Chiang Khan is best reached by bus from Loei (1 hour, 15 minutes). Connecting buses run to Loei from all over Thailand, including Bangkok (10 hours), and there is also a small airport here with a few flights a week arriving from Bangkok.

Things to Do

Chiang Khan Attractions

Wat Pa Klang

This interesting temple is more than 100 years old.

Kaeng Khut Khu

Cycle through the countryside to ride the rapids.

Samnak Song Phu Pha Baen

Marvel at the sight of dozens of monks meditating in caves and on tree platforms.