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Amphoe Kuchinarai, Kalasin
Located in Tambon Kut Wa, the inhabitants of this small hillside village are mostly of the Phu Thai ethnic group, who live in Thailand’s northeastern provinces. The village was selected to be a pioneer village for cultural tourism practices. There are homestays available for visitors as well as cultural activities such as the Baisi Su Khwan (spirit-warming ceremony), Yao (healing ceremony for the sick), as well as Pha Laeng (a local dinner). Other cultural performances and nature treks are also available, where visitors can learn of local plants and herbs.
In addition, visitors can also take a trip to Namtok Tat Sung - Tat Yao (a waterfall) along the nature trails in Phu Pha Wua Forest Park, Phu Si Than Wildlife Sanctuary. For more information, call 0 4385 1225.
To get there, from Kuchinarai, take Highway No. 2042 for 12 kilometers until you reach Ban Na Khrai, then turn left and drive an additional 3 kilometers.