Udon Thani City
The city of Udon Thani is one of the largest Isaan cities, no thanks to being of highway 2 which brings in the traffic and commerce. Notable features for travellers and tourists include:
City Museum, Khon Kaen City
Phu Pa Man Mountain, Khon Kaen Province
Matmi Silk, Khon Kaen Province
Prasat Puaynoi, Khon Kaen Province
Wat Manchakriree, Khon Kaen Province
Wat Si Thamma , Khon Kaen Province
Ubol Ratana Dam, Khon Kaen Province
Udon Thani Facts
Founded: circa 1790 A.D
Population: 227,000 (Approx)
Size (Metropolitan): 6 Sq. Miles
Distance from Capital by Air: 236 miles
Distance from Capital by Road: 280 miles
Typical Visa Run Destination: Nong Khai
Seasons and Weather.
Udon Thani is in the heart of Isaan and in the north-east of Thailand. The heat is a sharp contrast to the rain during the monsoon season. The temperature hits a peak in April. The wettest is normally September and the coldest is usually November.
Cool Season - October to February. Avg Temp - 24 C
Hot Season - March to May. Avg Temp - 31 C
Wet Season - June to September. Avg Temp - 28 C.
Provincial Map of Udon Thani