Thailand Painting Holidays provides trips to many unusual and beautiful destinations in the NE of Thailand. There are no tour buses with a guide. Locations are difficult to access, with few tourists, so your hosts Jeremy and Waree will personally show you around during your holiday.
Sangkhom starting place for visits to waterfalls See location on Google map
Sangkhom is located on the bank of the mighty Mekong River and is a starting place for visits to the waterfalls. .
Nam Tok Than Thip - is a three tiered waterfall, the lower level drops 30m and the second tier falls nearly 100m which is easily accessible by a wooden stairway. The third/top tier, which is only visible through the lush forest, falls nearly 70m
Nam Tok Than Thong - is a wider but shorter drop waterfall with a swimmable pool at the bottom with a short nature trail which takes you down to the Mekong River.
Wat Pa Tak Sua - is a forest Wat located 18km from the city of Sangkhom with a beautiful view of the Mekong River.
Wat Hin Maak Peng - is the home of the highly revered Monk, Luang Poo Tet Tet Lang Sii. The temple is known for it's "Thudong" Monks who have taken on Ascetic Vows in addition to normal monastic precepts. Deep within the bamboo groves of the Temple grounds are the "Koti" where they live and meditate. The gardens of the Temple are exquisite, filled with huge trees and rare orchids. Their peace and splendour make this place highly worth visiting.
Pra Sutham Chedi (Wat Aran Ban Pot) - sitting atop a small hill with a commanding position overlooking the Mekong River, the Chedi combines elements of the traditional Holy Reliquaries (Taat) which the area is famous for.
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