Sila Phet is a district and a small village (actually Ban PA Tong) about 60 km north-east of Nan town, in between Santisuk and Pua. Sila 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 nearby.
|View over Sila Phet in Nan province|
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 PhetOf course you can eat at Sila Phet Waterfall for lunch but along the main road are a few other small Thai restaurants. Restaurants marked 📌 have a Comprehensive Food & Drink Review, others have a link to their Facebook page or Website.
- Farmer School Coffee Shop, serving Hot & Cold drinks. 📌
- Ped Pa Tong Restaurant, serving Thai food for Lunch and early Dinner. 📌
- Khao Lam Pa Phen Coffee Shop, famous for its bamboo rice containers. 📌
Accommodation in Sila PhetAs 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. Accommodation marked 📌 have a Comprehensive Hotel Review, others have a link to their Facebook page or Website.
Price category taking in account the high-season prices :
- Farmer School Homestay 📌 ฿฿
- Ing Na Homestay ฿฿+
- Nan Niran Boutique Resort 📌🏊 ฿฿฿
- Ban Yasarn Homestay
- Song's Farm & Restaurant
Where to go next?
How to get 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.