Three Sunflower Fields near Bangkok in Thailand
When my friend posted the sunflower fields in Hokkaido, my immediate reaction is they are absolutely stunning. How I wish to visit Hokkaido to see the sunflower fields one day.
Then, my good friend and reader Janet told me that actually there are sunflowers fields in Thailand too. There are sunflower fields in Thailand like the ones in Hokkaido? It is hard to believe so Janet showed me all her pictures to a few sunflower fields in Thailand.
Since this is new to me, I asked Janet’s permission to use her pictures so I can write a travel tips to my readers about this beautiful sunflower fields.
There are three sunflower fields she visited and they are near Bangkok. The term near Bangkok means within couple of hours of driving from the capital city. You can take bus or hire a private van to visit three places but we prefer you to choose the latter.
Remember the season for Sunflower fields is from November to January. It depends on the weather and climate of the year. Pictures are taken in January 2016. All pictures are sourced from Janet.
The Three Sunflower Fields near Bangkok in Thailand are:
1.Muak Lek Sunflower Fields in Saraburi
Saraburi is a province in Central Thailand and northeast of Bangkok. The province is popular for its ancient Buddhist temples such as Wat Phra Phutthabat.
The sunflower fields are located in Muak Lek in Saraburi. They can be found in between Lop Buri and Saraburi along the Phatthana Nikhom Wang Muang Route or highway. The season for sunflower is from November to January.
It is about two hours of driving from Bangkok to Muak Lek. We will always recommend self drive, private van or local tour.
2.Pak Chong Sunflower Fields in Khao Yai
Pak Chong is located in Khao Yai province. It is located at the northeast of Bangkok. If you travel to Muak Lek, just travel towards east and you will reach Pak Chong.
The season for sunflowers to bloom is from November to January depending on weather and climate. Thus, Khao Yai is a beautiful place to stay and venture too.
The best way to travel to Khao Yai is by self drive, private van or local tour. It is less than 3 hours of driving from Bangkok.
3.Jim Thompson Farm Sun Flower Fields in Nakhon Ratchasima
The most popular sunflower field is Jim Thompson Farm in Pak Chong. Please take note that Jim Thompson farm is only opened to public in December and January only. Please check their website for more details.
On top of Sunflower field, there are also other farm activities in Jim Thompson Farm also. It is one of the top attractions during winter season by the locals.
The best way to travel to Jim Thompson Farm is by self drive, private van or local tour. It is less than 3 hours of driving from Bangkok. You can also check their website for more information.
Jim Thompson Farm Address:
2072, Takhop, Pak Thong Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30150, Thailand
Phone:+66 88 720 1292
Hope this well help you on your next travel plans to Thailand. Remember to follow us on Instagram at @placesandfoods.