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Mukdahan - มุกดาหาร

Mukdahan is 642km from Bangkok, 88km from Amnat Charoen, 593km from Ang Thong, 598km from Ayutthaya, 302km from Buriram, 663km from Chainat, 372km from Chaiyaphum, 898km from Chiang Mai, 975km from Chiang Rai, 166km from Kalasin, 849km from Kamphaeng Phet, 243km from Khon Kaen, 383km from Korat, 806km from Lampang, 877km from Lamphun, 437km from Loei, 679km from Lopburi, 1,199km from Mae Hong Son, 210km from Maha Sarakham, 104km from Nakhon Phanom, 710km from Nakhon Sawan, 858km from Nan, 320km from Nong Bua Lamphu, 329km from Nong Khai, 881km from Phayao, 481km from Phetchabun, 595km from Phichit, 562km from Phitsanulok, 740km from Phrae, 162km from Roi Et, 119km from Sakon Nakhon, 535km from Saraburi, 614km from Singburi, 228km from Sisaket, 621km from Sukhothai, 246km from Surin, 700km from Tak, 167km from Ubon Ratchathani, 278km from Udon Thani, 692km from Uthai Thani, 680km from Uttaradit and 111km from Yasothon.

Mukdaharn Province is in Isaan and shares borders with Amnat Charoen, Yasothon, Roi Et, Kalasin, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom, it also borders the Mekong River, across from which lies the Savannakhet Province of Laos.

Mukdahan is a popular destination for visa runs as they have a Thai consulate in Savannakhet - Mukdahan to Savannakhet visa run, also if you fancy a bit of gambling they have a casino.

If you want to learn more about Mukdahan why not check out our Isaan & Mukdahan Forum.

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Mukdahan Tourist Attractions

Mukdahan and Roi Et

A few days driving round Isaan with stops at Khemmarat, Mukdahan, a stay at SubMukda Grand Hotel, a ride out to Friendship Bridge, sight seeing at Seven Blessed Martyrs of Songkhon, suckling pig at KenKaBao and then onto Roi Et.

Pattaya to Mukdahan

A 14 hour bus journey from Hell, moral of the story is get the bus from Mochit in Bangkok.

Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park

Most of the area is mountains lying from the northwest to the southeast. There are many kinds of plants and stone fields where local people called “Dan” surrounding the peak. Phu Krasa is the highest peak and high 481 meters above the sea level.

Phu Pha Yon National Park

The area covers with undulated mountains and plains. The area is abundant with many types of forest such as : mixed deciduous forest, dry-diptorocarp forest, dry-evergreen forest and hill evergreen forest There are different wildlife species such as : Asiatic-jackal, barking deer, deer, wild pig and many species of birds.

Mukdahan Wats and temples

Lots of Temples and Wats to visit in Mukdahan so check out our thread on them.

Ho Kaeo Mukdahan

Ho Kaeo Mukdahan is a 65-metre-high tower, 2 kilometres on the Mukdahan-Don Tan route. The lower floor features an exhibition on Mukdahans history, another on the arts and culture of various tribes and the way of life along the Mekong River from past to present. The topmost part is an observation room where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Mekong River, Sawannakhet and Mukdahan.

Kaeng Krabao

Kaeng Kabao is an islet that parallels the Mekong River. A wide rock plateau on the bank is popular for villagers seeking relaxation. Islands and beaches emerge in the middle of the river in the dry season, making the area more picturesque than in other seasons. To get there, take Highway No. 212 (Mukdahan-That Phanom) for 20 kilometres and turn right to Wan Yai and drive for 9 kilometres. Kaeng Kabao is 9 kilometres north of the district office.

Phu Mu Forest Park

Phu Mu Forest Park can be reached by taking Highway No. 212 to the 128-129 km. markers, then take a left-hand road for 12 kilometres. Phu Mu (Pig Mountain) is 353 metres above sea level and has a mountaintop plateau with an area of 4 square kilometres. Wild boars used to roam the area, hence, the name given by villagers. The summit has 3 vantage points, 100 metres, 400 metres and 800 metres from the park office, respectively. Visitors can have great views of Mukdahan from all 3 points.

Namtok Tat Ton

Tat Ton Waterfall is to the south of Nong Sung and west of Kham Cha-I on Highway No. 2030, 18 kilometres away between the 67-68 km markers. The waterfall is 7 metres high and 30 metres wide. A pool here is suitable for swimming.

Mukdahan Festivals

Mukdahan Annual Thai Tribal Festival and Red Cross Fair
Exhibition of the history, arts, culture and way of life of 8 indigenous tribes, and various forms of entertainment. Held January 1st.

Bun Bang Fai Festival
The celebration of the rocket festival is held annually on 10-12 May at Mu 1-3 of Amphoe Don Tan.

Boat Races
Annual boat races held to celebrate the end of Buddhist lent

Learn more about Thai Festivals or ask your questions in our Thai Festivals Forum.

Mukdahan Guest Houses & Hotels

Hong Kong Hotel
161/1 Pitaksuntirat Road, Muang Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 0-4261-1143

Kieng Piman Hotel And Spa
26, Damronngmukda, T.Mikdahan,A. Muang Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 042-615-284-8

Mukdahan Grand Hotel
78 Song Nang Sathit Road, A.Mueang Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 042-612-020

Mukdaharn Hotel
8/8 Moo 3, Si Bun Rueang, Muang Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 042-611-629

Mukdahan Manor
2 1/2km from the Indo China Market
Tel: +66 (0)42 632 577 or +66 (0)810 474 781

Pawlaw Resort
115 Moo 5 Chayakul Road, Baan Dongmon, Tumbon Kham A-huan, Amphoe Mueang, Mukdahan 49000
HP: 086-450-7202-3

Ploy Palace Hotel
40 Phithak Phanomkhet Road, A.Mueang, Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 042-631-111 042-631-120

Thanchinda Resort & Hotel
18/2 Moo 4 T.Bang Sai Yai, A.Mueang, Mukdahan 49000
Tel: 042-694-233

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Isaan Parade in Mukdahan