The city also boasts of numerous international restaurants of all kinds as well as a
thriving night life. Nearby Sankampaeng is busy with the time honoured crafts of local
artisans. Here the crafts folk utilise their traditional skills to produce intricate
products from hand made umbrellas, teak furniture, leather goods, silver / bronze objects
and hand made spun silk.
You do not have to travel too far to reach the lush rain forest and
exotic tribes that host, just some, of the adventure highlights that have made the North a
favoured intrepid visitors destination for over two decades.
Simple tribal villages adorn
the mountain sides and offer simple overnight lodgings for adventurous wayfarers. Bamboo
rafts are constructed to navigate the many rivers and elephants are harnessed to provide
novel transportation means for the adventurer. The sights, sounds and scents of the forest
will leave an indelible mark of enchantment on visitors of all ages. Mighty waterfalls
proliferate throughout the area naturally supplying an ideal picnic point. The cool,
benevolent climate of the North encourages vast assortments of fruit, vegetables and
plants to flourish. Visitors can purchase this delicious mouth watering morsels at
incredibly low prices.
The latest addition to the areas attractions includes a new
conservation site for elephants and the surrounding forest. To learn more of this
project you can hot link now to the Elephant
Nature Park pages.