district in Nong Khai province, Thailand

Phon Phisai (โพนพิสัย) is a village in Isaan, Thailand. It is close to Nong Khai.

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Buses leave regularly for Phon Phisai from the Nong Khai bus terminal, as well as other nearby cities throughout the Isaan region.

Get around Edit

Phon Phisai village is small, so it is easy to walk across town. Tuk-tuks can also be found, usually idling near the bus depot.

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On the last day of Buddhist lent, usually around October, Phon Phisai is a great spot to watch the Mekong fireballs. These strange fiery balls of unknown origin attract large crowds of visitors each year.

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  • Isan Survivor, 150/10 Ban Thin Dung, Wat Luang, +66 85 0100224, . This international volunteer organization was started by a local man named "Jack," and offers volunteering opportunities with local school, as well as eco/adventure/recreational/and cultural tours of the area.

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Several ADSL Internet cafes can be found in Phon Phisai.

Go next Edit

Buses leave daily for Bangkok, as well as other popular destinations in Thailand or take a 40 minute bus ride west to Nong Khai and cross the Friendship Bridge over to Laos.

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