|In front of Railway Station, Udon Thani City|
A major city in the Northeast, it is Tourism Hub to Indo-China. There are various connecting options; bus, train or flight from Bangkok and other cities such as Chiang Mai, Vientiane, Luang Prabang and Hanoi. You can go to Vientiane by crossing at the Nong Khai province border via Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River.
A village in Nong Han district, Udon Thani. Most of the villagers are Thai Puan moved from Laos more than 200 years. They have their own culture, language and traditional home style.
Bangkok - Udon Thani
From Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal (8 hrs)
From Hua Lamphong Train Station (Approx 10-12 hrs)
From Suwannabhumi Int Airport or Don Muang Int Airport (1 hr)
Udon Thani City - Ban Chiang
Distance of 56km, about 1 hr
A trip to Ban Chiang National Museum, take route no. 22 Udon Thani - Sakon Nakhon. At 50th km to reach entrance to Ban Pulu, see the sign to the museum on the left, onto route no. 2225 about 6km to the museum.
I visited Ban Chiang by chartered air-con van with a group of companion, from Bangkok to Udon Thani. I spent 2 nights stay, went to Phu Prabat Historical Park (UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List), Ban Chiang Archeological Site and National Museum and Khon Kaen National Museum.