Nayok is an ancient town believed to be some 900 years old. It was
established during the Davaravati Period (6th-13th centuries AD).
The name Nakhon
the designation given to an eastern garrison town of Ayutthaya the
new Thai capital in 1350. Nakhon Nayok is 106 kilometers north of
Bangkok by the highway following Khlong Rangsit. It is 137
kilometers by Highway No.33 (Suwannason Road) Nakhon Nayok province
covers some 2,130 square kilometers. much of which is forested
hillsides some form parts of national parks. laced with waterfalls,
and others are lavishly landscaped botanical gardens.
How to get there
Buses leave the
Northern Bus Terminal on Kamphaengphet Road (Tel: 936-3660 and
936-3666) every 30
minutes from 5.30 A.M.
to 8.30 P.M. throughout the day.
conditioned coaches cost 70 Baht per single journey
The shorter route, Following the Rangsit Irrigation Canal, is 106
The longer route via Highway 33 (Suwannason
Road) is 137 km.
Marian Plum Fair
usually held in February every year at Khong
Eye Kaew at the junction leading to Sarika waterfall. The objective
of fair is to promote and publicize the Marian plum agricultural
produce and handicraft products. The festival includes agricultural
produce procession, Marian plum competition and other agricultural
produce, beauty contest and special low price goods for sale.
Nakhon Nayok. Local Products Fair
The fair usually organize during the
Buddhist's lent (July - October) at Suwanasorn Rd. near the traffic
light intersection. The aims are to promote local products as well
as tourism. There are many contests being held for agricultural
produce, food. There are also many other activities such as students
shows and various exhibitions by various government and public
agencies as well as special low price goods for sale.
Sart Thai and Boat Races
There are usually held during Sart Thai period
from September to October every year at the 29th river
bank in front of Thaveepool Rung Sun Sai Moon district, Amphoe
OngKharak. There are many activities being held such as long-boat
races, Sart Thai merit making, open an entertainment at night.