Traveling Beyond the Highlights while Discovering the Heritage of Nan

Discovering the Heritage of Nan province in North Thailand

The remote province of Nan, is the base for traveling beyond the highlights in North Thailand. The history of Nan begins in the end of the 14th century and it did stay semi-independent until 1931. In the 60's and 70's it was home to the so called communists of Thailand and off limit for traveling. Historically & culturally Nan has influence from the old Lanna Kingdom but also from the Thai Lue that came from China. Something you can still see in the architecture of the many old temples and some old mansions. The city of Nan is home to many beautiful old temples, cultural heritage but also lovely restaurants, guesthouses and stunning resorts. But the upcountry province is also home to beautiful National Parks, waterfalls, mountains and descents from minority hill-tribes living in the still rural area's of Nan province.

For visiting & exploring Nan city you should take about 2 nights/3 days. For visiting the upcountry area of Nan province you should take an additional 2 nights/3 days. Nan city has an airport, so it is easy to fly-in from Bangkok. Would you like to make a trip like this? Then contact me at Contact meFor more information about the beautiful Nan province see Destination Travel Guide Nan, North Thailand.

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The journey of Traveling 2 Thailand did begin with One Night in Bangkok in 1985 and since 2009 it became a personal non-commercial travel blog as inspiration for traveling & motorbike riding in Thailand. Made just for the sheer love of traveling and sharing experience about traveling in South-East Asia. To travel beyond the beaten track & highlights. Enjoy!