Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

TourismThailand, 25 Jan 2020
Keep This

Nan is a lesser-visited province in Thailand that actually has loads to offer visitors. From picturesque cafes to sacred Buddhist sites, silver workshops to sprawling rice fields, here are five local places to check out in Nan.


Let’s start with a café called Thai Lue Coffee House – a well known place that hides a very expensive view – and sip a tasty cup of coffee. 

1. Thai Lue Coffee House by Lamduan Pah Tor
Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

Thai Lue Coffee House is a café by Lam Duan Pah Tor, which is a souvenir shop known for its Thai Lue woven cloth. This traditional fabric and weaving style comes from Amphur Pua and is considered one of the symbols of the district. Arriving at the front of the shop, you’ll see shirts, dresses, and other garments that beautifully mix modern and traditional designs. For those who love Thai textiles, when you see the jaw-droppingly affordable prices, you won’t be able to resist not buying some souvenirs to take home. When you walk to the back of the shop, you will see the Thai Lue Coffee House, an atmospheric café blending Thai Lue and northern Thai aesthetics. The aroma of coffee will greet you right away, so enjoy a cup of the flavourful brew. Prices are reasonable and the picturesque café will never fade from your memory.


Address  : 164 Moo 4 Tambon Silalang Amphoe Pua, Nan province 55120


How to Get There

First route  : From Nan-Tah Wang Pah-Pua, follow Highway 101 for 60 kilometres then make a U-turn to enter Amphur Pua and take Highway 1081 to Pua - Namyao for another 5 kilometres. The shop is on the left, next to the road.

Second Route  : From downtown Nan, drive along highway 1169 for 30 kilometres to Amphur Santisuk then take a left onto Highway 1081 toward Pua - Namyao for 18 kilometres. When you reach Tambon SIlalang, the restaurant is on the right, next to the main road.


Opening Time  : Every day from 9.00 A.M. - 5.00 P.M. 

Touring Time  : Open year round

Entrance Fee  : None


Service  :

  • Cash Payment
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi in the public area
  • Drinks are available
  • Woven fabric for sale
  • Toilet


Contact information :

Telephone/Mobile  : 054-792-371, 081-882-7767

Facebook  : lumduanpartroshop

Type of place  : Coffee Shop and Woven Cloth Shop 


After having a sip of coffee while telling the love you have for each other in the great foggy mist.  Let’s continue to Baan Sa Punn, another viewpoint surrounded by the fog covered hills and hidden gem in Nan.

2. Baan Sa Pun Field
Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

The field at Baan Sa Pun is another tourist spot surrounded by fog-covered hills. With just one glance, you could be swept away into a world of fairy tales. This special spot is located in Baan Sa Pun, a small and simple village made up of hills, fog, rivers, fields, flowing canals, small rivers, and lovely villagers. We guarantee you will love it here. The best time to visit this exquisite place is during the end of the rainy season and the beginning of the cold season because you will be in a perfect setting of cool air and weather – a refreshing change from Thailand’s usual heat!


Address  : Tambon Boklua Nua, Ampur Boklua, Nan province

How to Get There  :               

From downtown Nan, use the Santisuk route to Boklua or the Pua route to Doi Pu Ka and head towards Ampur Boklua (around 100 kilometres). You will be a bridge to reach an intersection, then take a left and go towards Khun Nan National Park. Go straight and you will reach Moo Ban Sa Pan.


Opening Times

Operating Hours  : Every day from 9.00 A.M. - 6.00 P.M. 

Time to visit  : Year round

Entrance Fee  : Free of charge, parking available 


Contact Infomation

Telephone  : 054-521-127


Next, we will go to see some famous Lanna (northern Thai) arts and crafts: silverware and jewellery at Pink Pu Ka Silverware Centre.

3. Pink Phukha Silverware Centre
Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

Nan is a province that is well-known for its northern art and crafts, especially silversmithing. The northern part of Thailand produces the most silver handicrafts, including silverware and jewellery, in the country. Nan’s main silver productions are located at Pink Phukha Silverware Centre, which not only sells silver handicrafts also offers plenty of background information for those who are interested in this intricate craft. If you’re interested in silverwork, don’t miss stopping by here while in Nan! 


Address  : 254 Moo 4 Tumbol Chaisatarn, Ampur Muang, Nan province


How to Get There  :

From downtown Nan, drive along Highway 101 around 750 metres to Suriyawongse Road. Drive for another 160 metres and merge onto Highway 1091. Drive for 1.2 kilometres and you will see the silverware centre at the U-turn.


Opening Times

Business hours  : Every day from 8 A.M. - 5 P.M. 

Time to visit  : Year round

Entrance fee  : Free of charge, parking available


Contact Information

Telephone  : 054-710-177

Facebook  : https://www.facebook.com/PHUKHA-SILVER-ศูนย์เครื่องเงินชมพูภูคา


After witnessing the beauty of the silver goods, we are ready to experience another form of art at the Riverside Art Gallery.

4. Nan Riverside Art Gallery
Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

Also known as the Rim Nan Gallery, the Nan Riverside Art Gallery’s showroom covers about 13 rai and is located next to the Nan River. This is the best location in Nan to soak up the local art scene, check out the current exhibitions, and exchange knowledge. Simply relax and enjoy the experience.


Address  : 122 Moo 2 Nan - Tah Wang Pah Road, Tambon Bo, Ampur Muang, Nan 55000


How to Get There

From downtown Nan, drive north using the route that goes to Ampur Ta Wang Pa - Aumpur Pua - Aumpur Tung Chang and, finally, to Ampur Chalermphrakiat. Keep driving for about 20 kilometres and you will reach the art centre. It will be on the right-hand side.


Opening Times  : Daily except for Wednesday from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. 


Contact Information

Telephone  : 081-989-2912

Facebook  : https://www.facebook.com/holsil.rimnan


After the arts, move on to pay respects to Nan’s ancient sacred Buddha relics at Wat Phra That Chae Haeng.

5. Nan’s Sacred Buddha Relics
Where to Go in Nan Province on Your Next Holiday

The Phra That Chae Haeng Buddha relics are located at Wat Phra That Chae Haeng, one of Nan’s most sacred Buddhist temples that’s been around for more than 600 years. Inside holds the ancient Buddha relics from the Ayutthaya period covered with gold. Influenced by Burmese building styles and the Hariboonchai Pagoda, this temple is considered one of the most beautiful religious sites in northern Thailand.


Address  : Moo 3 Baan Nong Tao Tambon Muang Tid, Ampur Pupiang, Nan


How to Get There

From downtown Nan, take Mahawongse Road towards Ampur Pupiang. Drive along Road No. 1168 and you will reach Wat Phra That Chae Haeng distance in 3.5 kilometres.


Opening Hours

Business hours : Every day from 5.00 A.M. to 7.00 P.M. 

Time to visit  : Year round

Entrance fee  : Free of charge, parking available


Contact Information

Telephone  : 054-751-846, 088-408-9941

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/watphrathatchaehaeng/

separate line

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Get Inspiration

Tak Province

Trip (Itinerary)

Thai-Yuan Woven Fabric Yok Mook, Saraburi Province, Thailand

News & Update



nakhon sawan

Trip (Itinerary)

Khao Dinso Viewpoint


Virtual Tours to 10 Places in 9 Thai Provinces