Tha Wang Pha

Tha Wang Pha is a little town along the Nan River and is located about 45 km north of Nan town and is the gateway to Nanthaburi National Park and Chiang Rai. The main attraction nearby is the Wat Nong Bua in a small Tai Lue village. Tha Wang Pha is a typical small provincial town, too big to be a village and too small to be a town. But there is a Bus Station, Daily Fresh Market, Hospital, 7/11, PTT gasoline station, etc. The village consists of 1 main street with a few side streets, I assume that this was the old main road from Nan to Pua. Now there is route 101 that goes along the village.

Destination Travel Guide to Tha Wang Pha in Nan, North Thailand

How to get to Tha Wang Pha?

By public transport you can take the Orange bus from Nan town to Thung Chang and get off at Tha Wang Pha. By private car or motorbike just follow route 101 north of Nan town in direction of Pua.

What to do in Tha Wang Pha?

In Tha Wang Pha is actually not much to do but it is known for the small village Nong Bua, 2 km south-west of Tha Wang Pha, where you can visit the famous Tai Lue temple Wat Nong Bua. And from Tha Wang Pha in direction of Sila Phet you cn visit the now famous Wat Sri Mongkol. Tha Wang Pha is also the gate-way to Phayao and Chiang Rai and along the way are National Parks, Caves, Waterfalls and Coffee Plantations. But read more about Tha Wang Pha at Accommodation, Food & Drink and Things To Do & See in Tha Wang Pha

Food & Drink in Tha Wang Pha

  1. Khing Pho Restaurant (in Ban Nong Bua) Thai / Lunch & early Dinner 👍
  2. Baan Imm Sook Cafe, Thai & Western / Lunch & early Dinner + Hot & Cold drinks
  3. Ong Tong Restaurant, Thai / Lunch & Dinner
  4. Phu Phayak Coffee
  5. Wang Phang View Restaurant & Coffee Shop, Thai / Lunch + Hot & Cold drinks
  6. Wang Matcha Noodles Boat Restaurant, Thai Noodles / Lunch

Accommodation in Tha Wang Pha

As Tha Wang Pha is not really a tourist destination there is not so much accommodation. Be aware that Tha Wang Pha is about 45km north of Nan town, it is not a suburb of Nan town!

Price category taking in account the high-season prices :

      ฿     Under 600 ฿ (Hostels, Guesthouses & Homestay's)
    ฿฿    600 - 1.100 ฿ (Boutique style Guesthouse & Homestay's)
  ฿฿฿ 1.100 - 3.000 ฿ (Midrange Hotels & Resorts)
฿฿฿฿ 3.000 - 10.000 ฿ (Boutique Hotels & Resort)
  1. Nan Napa Resort ฿฿
  2. Phu Pipat Resort ฿฿
  3. Wang Pha Chalet ฿฿฿ (along route 101)
  4. Wang Phang View Camping ฿฿ (along route 1148)
Check available accommodation at BOOKING

Where to go next from Tha Wang Pha?

Tha Wang Pha is a bit in the middle of going everywhere. Going northwards to Pua and Bo Klua, going southwards to Nan. Going westwards to Chiang Rai and going eastwards to Sila Phet.

Map of Tha Wang Pha

Map of Tha Wang Pha in Nan - Thailand
Location on Google Maps

Route from Nan to Tha Wang Pha

Location of Tha Wang Pha in Nan province, North Thailand

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