Nakhon Phanom to Khong Jiam visit That Phanom
Breakfast at your hotel. Drive from Nakhon Phanom you follow Route 212 along the Mekong River to the town of Mukdahan. The small town of That Phanom is en route and situated here is the most revered temple in the northeast of Thailand. Wat Phra That Phanom is dominated by an impressive 52 meter white and gold Laotian-style chedi. Then travel onto Mukdahan then takes approximately one hour.
You will stop in Mukdahan for lunch overlooking the Mekong and then have chance to walk through the Indochinese market. Mukdahan is an important trading post with the completion of the Friendship Bridge and wares are on offer from China, Burma, Thailand and Laos.
Continue to Ubon Rathathani visit Watt Thung Si Muang which is home to one of Isaan’s most unusual temple buildings. The library here is built in a mixture of Burmese e, Lao and Thai styles.
Before check in at your hotel in Khon drive to to Sirindhorn District use the way to go to Chong Mek Customs House to visit Wat Sirindhorn Wararam.
Wat Sirindhorn Wararam or Wat Phu Prao also known as glow temple by simulating the environment from Wat Pa Himmaphan or Mount Kailash. Established by Phra Ajarn Punmak Thitipanyo after the political unrest, he moved to Lao. The ordination hall can see from the mountain peak. At the night you can see the green glowing image of the Kalapapruek which is a wall painting at the back of the ordination hall and it is a highlight of the temple. Then drive to your riverside hotel in Khong Jiam.
Overnight in Khong Jiam, Ubon Ratchathani