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Winter chill lures tourists to camp in Wang Nam Kiew

Nov 10. 2020
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By THE NATION

Tourists are flocking to the Wang Nam Kiew district in Nakhon Ratchasima province for camping as the temperature there has dropped below 18 degrees Celsius.

“In the past week, tourists started to pour into Wang Nam Kiew again. Last month several areas in the province had been hit by floods,” said Phongthep Malachasing, president of Wang Nam Kiew Tourism Promotion Association.

“Tourists are especially interested in the Khao Sung and Khao Phaeng Ma Wildlife Sanctuary, which is where you can pitch a tent and experience the exceptionally mcold weather as well as observe wild oxen living in nearby forests.”

The wildlife sanctuary is located in Ban Khlong Sai Village in Wang Nam Kiew district, a less than four hours drive from Bangkok.

“We expect that during weekends more tourists would visit the sanctuary, which would generate revenue of more than Bt10 million,” said Phongthep. “Several hotels and merchants here are participating in the government’s “Kon La Khreung” (Let's Go Halves) campaign, so please visit us to witness nature’s beauty and enjoy discounted products and services,” Phongthep said.

 

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