Huai Kon

Huai Kon is about 120 km north of Nan town and the border town with Laos. The main attraction of Huai Kon is the fact that there is the International Border crossing to Laos. At this border crossing is also every Sunday a so called Border Market where locals sell goods. Be aware that the border is a few km away from the village itself.

Destination Travel Guide to Huai Kon in Nan, North Thailand

How to get to Huai Kon?

Well there is no bus going straight to Huai Kon, but you could take the Orange bus from Nan to Thung Chang and from there change to a songtheauw. Or you could take a mini-van from the bus-station in Nan town or even from Den Chai. By private car or motorbike just follow route 101 to Pua and Thung Chang and then continue route 101 until Huai Kon.

What to do in Huai Kon?

The main reason to go to Huai Kon is crossing the border between Thailand and Laos or visit the border market.
  1. Crossing the border to Laos
  2. Sunday Border Market
  3. Remains of the former Communist Battle Field

Read more about Huai Kon at Everything about Huai Kon

Food & Drink in Huai Kon

At the border area are some small Thai restaurants and a Coffee Shop. And at the intersection of route 1081 and the backroad to the border are also some small Thai restaurants and even one nice coffee shop that is also serving food.
  1. Huai Kon Coffee Shop, Hot & Cold drinks + Thai / Lunch

Accommodation in Huai Kon

As Huai Kon is not really a tourist destination to stay overnight there is officially no accommodation. But in case you missed the bus, ask at the travel office near the border or at the coffee shop in town. As there are actually options for accommodation. The nearest accommodation would be in Laos, on the other side of the border at Muang Ngeun and Hongsa.

Check available accommodation at BOOKING

Map of Huai Kon

Map of Huai Kon in Nan - Thailand

Route from Nan to Huai Kon

Location of Huai Kon in Nan - Thailand

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