Trip to Ubon Ratchathani
Experience Ubon Ratchathani and all the attractions
People think that this province is literally lack of real attraction then both national and international travelers just take a trip pass through to Laos or go elsewhere in Thailand.
However, I strongly suggest you a fabulous trip to Ubon Ratchathani and I will prove that Ubon Ratchathani would be a great place for you to relax, disintegrate anxiety and stress. Ubon Ratchathani is actually a place where many vacationers have overlooked its beautiful landscape of rice field and old structured town.
Ubon Ratchathani is one of the four important cities of Isan (Nakhon Ratchasima, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, and Khon Kaen), additionally recognized as the big 4 of Isan. There are many attractive tourist places all over Thailand, while Ubon Ratchathani can be considered as one amongst real charming tourist sites.
How to get to Ubon Ratchathani?
It is not a big concern for travelers to safely reach this city, while the transportation sector in Thailand is considered as developed one among ASEAN countries.
If you don’t want to spend much time traveling then traveling by plane is your best choice.
Remember, the airport in Ubon Ratchathani is located just in the heart of the city. You can reach your hotel very easily and fast from the airport.
There are hundreds of taxis that are waiting for you. But if you want to enjoy the view along the road and spend less, then a train or bus maybe your second choice to choose from.
Trip to Ubon Ratchathani, the accommodations
To have a comfortable sleep during a tiring trip is very important that travelers always ask for. You don’t have to feel worried about your accommodation during your next stop in Ubon Ratchathani.
There are many cozy hotels with clean and affordable price comparing to the hotel in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand.
Whether you plan to stay just for a night, weeks, or months, Ubon Ratchathani can provide all kinds of accommodation for you need.
You can find at least three-star hotels in which the cost is started from approximately 13 dollars per night. I usually spend my nights at Loginn Hotel or Thaweesuk Hotel.
Events and Interesting Places to visit on a Trip to Ubon Ratchathani
Wat Phrathat Nong Bua
It is cogitated as one of the other significant temples of this province. The highlight of this place is Sri Maha Pho Chedi which was built in 1956 to honor 2500 years of Buddhism.
The gleaming gold and white chedi at this temple loosely resemble the Mahabodhi Stupa in Bodhgaya, India.
Wat Thung Si Muang
Wat Thung Si Mueang is located in the middle of Ubon Ratchathani Province. Inside this temple area, there are two important buildings that have been registered as national monuments: the Buddhist temple or the Phra Phutthabat tower, and the water tower in the middle of the water. Inside the two buildings, there are murals that are beautiful and well-known for its people.
Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University
Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University is a higher education institution which is located in Ubon Ratchathani province in the northeast region by organizing education and providing services not only the population who live Ubon Ratchathani but also including other provinces such as Yasothon, Amnat Charoen (partly) and the nearby provinces and the neighboring countries.
Thung Si Muang Ubon
The wide green square extends directly north from the shrine of the National Museum and City Pillar, encircled by a moat filled with lotus. People go there for relaxation and doing exercise.
Wat Ban Na Muang
This temple is located outside the city. It was constructed of two structures formed by boats. The most famous is a replica of the Suphannahong Royal Barge just after the entrance. It even has a petrified rower squad.
Built on a tiny pond, the second at the back of the temple finishes with a bow with 5 naga heads.
Central Plaza Ubon Ratchathani
Just don’t worry about places for banking, shopping, restaurants, and cinema-etc. This mall stacks up more than well compared to the average American city shopping mall.
Pha Taem National Park, Ubon Ratchathani province
Pha Taem National Park, famous for and of daring cliffs and relevant and historic rock paintings.
Very interesting and scenic locations in this Park are the Two-Tone River, nearby Kaeng Tana National Park, the Tana Rapids, the unique Hat Salung beach which you will find along the river.
Sam Phan Bok grand canyon
To visit between November and April, with the best daily timing being around sunrise or sunset, Sam Phan Bok grand canyon is very close to the famous area well known with the name of ”the Emerald Triangle”, here, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia meets, with many landscapes that are actually unique to this particular geographical area.
In Thailand, they call it the “Grand Canyon of Siam”
You will see it kind of looks like the surface of the moon somehow.
It is basically a continuous flow of rocks that are hacked by over 3,000 holes, I understand that it could be for you kind of difficult to reach this location as it is at a distant corner in the Ubon Ratchathani province. but I need to insist you do not miss this place, as you will be there you will fully understand why I insist!
NightLife in Ubon Ratchathani
Being Thailand’s 3rd biggest province in phrases of population and a targeted destination for students to obtain their university degree, you virtually simply start imagining how many beautiful girls are hitting the nightspots every night. It sounds interesting, right? let me assist you to get a real image of the nightlife in this vivid town.
- Tawan Daeng: It’s the ideal place to convey your girlfriend, experience dinner and watch the show on the massive stage with Isaan fashion Molam Music. Very exceptional and it starts off evolved getting crowded every single night from 10 pm onwards.
- Country Club: One of the most popular places to visit at night. If you want to hit on some local girls, then this is the place to do it. You can walk around and talk to people in order to get closer to them. You may get the right one for your night there.
- U-Bar: The best time to go there is the weekend. Rich people in this province usually go there for their entertainment. It has a nice internal design and equipped with modern materials.
- Massage and Spa: There are several standard places for you to enjoy this kind of nightlife in Ubon. The location is pretty common for that kind of place, it is located very centrally nevertheless quite hidden in a small alley. You can go to Atami, Palace, Happy Ending, and Long Beach.
If you like Thai food then I don’t think it’s a big concern for your trip there.
However, if you want Western food, Chinese, or Vietnamese, Ubon Ratchathani still be the right place for you to taste those foods. Perhaps Ubon’s best-known specialty is kuay chab yuan, a Vietnamese-inspired soup.
Besides that, a recommended menu for you to taste is Somtum (papaya salad), roasted chicken and grilled fish. You can try these dishes at Mae Tae, 99 Kuay Chab, Indochina, Somtum Jinda, Raan Porntip, Sakhon Restaurant, Khawhom’s, and Utthayan Bun Niyom.
Ubon Ratchathani map