Red lotus field boat trip in Thailand is a popular sightseeing activity. Tourists are expected to see a sea of blooming red lotuses and beautiful wetland swamps. Thailand is home to several red lotus fields but the most popular ones are at Nong Han Kumphawapi Lake in the northeastern province of Udon Thani and Thale Noi in the southern province of Phatthalung.
Red Lotus Lake, Udon Thani province
The Red Lotus Lake or Thung Dok Bua Daeng is located in Nong Han swamp, about 45 kilometers from Udon Thani city. The blooming season of red lotuses begins in December till February. Tourists can rent local boats to see the red lotuses and enjoy the scenery of Nong Han. A boat ride lasts 90-120 minutes and are available all day. Most people like to start the ride from 6-11am because weather is not too hot. In addition to the dark red lotuses, there are birds and other aquatic plants to admire.
Other tourist attractions in Udon Thani province
- National Museum Baan Chieng
Baan Chieng is an ancient civilization that is more than 5,000 years old. The Baan Chieng Museum houses antiquities obtained from excavation pits and features a simulation of the excavation for great viewing experience.
- City Museum
The City Museum uses ancient colonial style buildings in Udon Thani province to describe the story of a past era in the northeastern region of Thailand. The narrative is about the people and traditional customs of Udon Thani – adding to the allure of a downtown provincial charm and combining it with digital technology.