Nan is a charming town in northern Thailand located in Nan province. This rural backwater is a fantastic place to experience authentic Thai culture. There are plenty of exciting things to see and do in Nan. For centuries Nan was an independent kingdom but due to its remoteness.
Golden Buddha (also known as the Blessing Buddha) at Wat Phra That Khao Noi offers stunningly beautiful views over Nan. For those that want a little exercise, you can climb the 303 steps to the top. The best time to go is at sunrise or sunset.
Doi Phu Kha National Park sits across the Luang Prabang Range in Nan Province The National Park is a great place to ride and explore in the caves. Doi Phu Kha National Park is home to rare plant species and natural rock formations. Climb Doi Phu Wae has breathtaking views of the mist rolling in the mountains below.
The highest mountain is the 2079 meter high Phu Khe in Bo Kluea District, northeast of the city of Nan towards the border with Laos. Hill tribes constitute 10% of the population. The T'in or Mal people speak a Northern Mon-Khmer.