- Resort type: Country resort
- Landscape: Town, Mountains, Valley, Lakes, Riverside, Tropical Forest
- What to do: Natural Parks & Reserves, Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Hiking, Rafting & Kayaking
Phetchabun is a city in Thailand and the centre of Phetchabun Province. The city is situated in the valley of the Pasak River 290 kilometres away from Bangkok.
The ecological tourists will be greatly impressed by this place. On the territory of Phetchabun, there is Kaeng Krachan National park, Phu Kradueng National Park, Tat Mok National Park and Phu Lan Kha National Park. The tourists love to go and see such waterfalls as Tan Ton Waterfall, Namtok Kaeng Ka-am Si Fai, Bueng Si Fai Lake.
The active tourists can go kayaking on the Khek River.
Those who prefer the excursion tourism will visit local sights. For example, such temples as Muang Tum, Wat Si Mongkhon, Wat Pha Sorn Kaew and Shrine of King Naresuan the Great. You can also go to Phra Nakhon Khiri Park, Sri Thep Historical Park and visit Mueang Fa Daet Song Yang.
Sirindhorn Museum holds a huge collection of things devoted to dinosaurs.
The wellness tourist should not go past Ban Phu Toei Hot Spring where they can improve their health.
In the parks, there are souvenir shops where the tourists can choose from a wide range of things depicting the symbols and landscapes of the resort.
The best Thai dishes are served in Krua Baan and Thong bi restaurants.
At night, the bars in hotels open their doors.