The Trail of Ancient Khmer Sanctuaries and the Way of Life along the Volcanic Lands

Buriram

Buri Ram is a province in lower Northeastern Thailand. Its terrain is that of a plateau created by volcanic activities. In the past, it was a hub of the ancient Khmer civilization. This tour route allows you to experience the significance of the volcano, learn the sources of rocks and various minerals, trek along nature […]

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First day

Set off on a journey to Buri Ram by car, plane, train, or bus – your choice. On reaching the destination, sample some local food and check-in at the accommodation in Amphoe Nang Rong. Relax and recharge your energy in preparation for a fascinating trip that begins the next day.

Phukhaofai Kradong Forest Park

The route starts at the Phukhaofai Kradong Forest Park in Amphoe Mueang. This is one of six extinct volcanoes in Buri Ram.

Phanom Rung Historical Park - Prasat Mueang Tam

This morning, we set off to visit an outstanding ancient stone sanctuary, Phanom Rung Historical Park or Prasat Hin Phanom Rung, a pink sandstone castle created in ancient Khmer times that has retained its attractiveness beyond time and religious belief.

Ban Khok Mueang

Today we take you to a community where life revolves around organic agriculture and the Sufficiency Economy principles, to learn the local wisdom of sericulture, mulberry planting, silk weaving, processing herbs, and conservation of patterned reed mat weaving by persons with disabilities at Ban Khok Mueang in Amphoe Prakhon Chai.

Ban Charoen Suk

The final day sees the setting off to Ban Charoen Suk, Amphoe Chaloem Phra Kiat, a community that tells the story of the origin of the Phu Akkhani textile, and the conservation of forest resources.

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