Sights & Attractions
Khon KaenOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 24 Hour
Ban Kok, Tambon Suan Mon, Amphoe Manjakiri, Khon Kaen
Category : Village, Community
Attraction Details :
The village becomes well-known from petting a large amount of tortoises where the most famous character is the brownish yellow shelled tortoises (or Tao Phek in local dialect) that keep travelling around the village to get fed.
How to get there :
From Khon Kaen, take Highway 12 (Khon Kaen-Chum Phae) for 10 kilometers then turn left to Highway 2062 (Khon Kaen-Mancha Khiri) for another 54 kilometers then the entrance of the Tortoise Village is on the left at ban Kok, just 2 kilometers before reaching Amphoe Mancha Khiri. The village is noticeable by two tortoise replicas on the roadside opposite to Wat Si Sumang, then turn left through Ban Kok and the village is 50 meters away.