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Chaiyaphum is a province located in North-East region (Isan) just 342 km from Bangkok. It is mountains,
half plateau and roughly half forests approximately 50% of Chaiyaphum. The province has a total area
of 12,778.3 square km. or 7,986,429 Rai.
Chaiyaphum, the City of Phraya Lae the Brave, features many historical monuments from its long and
storied history, as well as spectacular natural beauty. It is a land of beautiful Dok Krachiao (curcuma) fields
and abundant waterfalls, especially in the rainy season.
In addition to its storied history, Chaiyaphum Province is famous for its natural beauty, best appreciated
in its four national parks: Tat Thon National Park features dry dipterocarp forests, Sai Thong National Park
contains the spectacular Sai Thong waterfall, Pa Hin Ngam National Park includes some odd rock formations,
and Phu Laen Kha National Park has dense forests, breathtaking waterfalls, and rocky mountain cliffs.
Chaiyaphum is a region filled with a variety of exotic flora and fauna and visitors can enjoy jungle trekking,
camping, and swimming in its outstanding natural parks.
||: Khon Kaen, Petchabun
||: Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima
||: Nakhon Ratchasima
||: Lopburi, Petchabun
|Distances to Other Provinces
|Distances from Mueang District to Other Districts
|Nong Bua Rawe
|Nong Bua Daeng
|Sap Yai Sub-District
Festivals & Events
Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival
: June - August
: Thep Sathit District
Dok Krachiao Field (Siam Tulip)
The festival is held annual on June - August at Pa Hin Ngam National Park because the fields of
pinkish-purple Siam Tulip, or "Dok Krachiao", come in to full bloom inthe early part of
the rainy season from June to August. Highlights are seeing Blooming white green and
pink Krachiao across the national parks, a parade, musical performance, walking competition
and rock climbing rally at “Pha Kor - Rak”. Admire the natural beauty of
nearby tourist attractions such as Sai Thong waterfall and Pha Ham Hod viewpoint in
Sai Thong National Park including the display and sales of famous local product.