About Sila Phet in Nan province

Sila Phet in a small village about 60 km north-east of Nan town, in between Santisuk and PuaSila Phet is at the base of the mountains of Doi Phu Kha, with the main destination the famous Sila Phet Waterfall, although there are also a few other waterfalls. For more information about Nan province have a look at Destination Travel Guide Nan.


Destination Travel Guide Nan, North Thailand
View over Sila Phet in Nan province

How to get to Sila Phet?

🚌 There is no public transport straight to Sila Phet, but you can take the Orange bus from Nan to Thung Chang and get off at Tha Wang Pha and then change to a Songtheauw to Sila Phet. 

🛵 By private car or motorbike just follow route 101 north of Nan town to Tha Wang Pha and then change to route 1170 to Sila Phet. You will be passing the famous Wat Sri Monkol. 

Location of Sila Phet in Nan - Thailand
Route from Nan town to Sila Phet



What to do in Sila Phet?

The main attraction of Sila Phet are the rice fields surrounding the village and the famous Sila Phet Waterfall. Read my travel blog postings about Sila Phet.

Food & Beverages in Sila Phet

Of course you can eat at Sila Phet Waterfall for lunch but along the main road are a few other small Thai restaurants.
  1. Farmer School Coffee Shop, Hot & Cold drinks
  2. Ped Pa Tong Restaurant, Thai / Lunch and early Dinner
  3. Khao Lam Pa Phen Coffee Shop (famous for its bamboo rice containers)

Accommodation in Sila Phet

As Sila Phet is not yet a tourist destination for people to stay overnight there is also not much accommodation. But that might be changing in the coming years.

Price category taking in account the high-season prices :

      ฿     Under 600 ฿ (Hostels, Guesthouses & Homestay's)
    ฿฿    600 - 1.100 ฿ (Boutique style Guesthouse & Homestay's)
  ฿฿฿ 1.100 - 3.000 ฿ (Midrange Hotels & Resorts)
฿฿฿฿ 3.000 - 10.000 ฿ (Boutique Hotels & Resort)
  1. Farmer School Homestay ฿฿
  2. Nan Niran Boutique Resort ฿฿฿ 🏊
  3. Ban Yasarn Homestay
  4. ฮ้างนาตาจันทร์
  5. เมืองย่างโฮมสเตย์
  6. Song's Farm & Restaurant

Where to go next?

From Sila Phet you can go south via Santisuk to Bo Klua or Nan town. Or you can go west to Tha Wang Pha to go to Chiang Rai. Or you can go north to Pua and Doi Phu Kha National Park.

      Map of Sila Phet

      Map of Sila Phet in Nan - Thailand

      Disclaimer : All information is created in good faith and is an expression of fair comment.

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