Kiriwong Village : Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Ban Kiriwong is said to be the village with the purest air and the best atmosphere in Thailand. The village is surrounded by part of Khao Luang Mountain, which is abundant with ancient fern forests, rare orchids, and many other plants. The highest peak is 1,835 meters above the sea level, making it the highest mountain of the South. Khao Luang Mountain is also the origin of many rivers and one of which flows through the Kiriwong village.

Kiriwong Village is located at Kamlon subdistrict, Laan Saka district, Nakhon Si Thammarat province. It was originated from the old community who migrated to live at Khao Luang foothill, Kamlon subdistrict which is the pathway to Khao Luang’s peak. Villagers have peaceful lifestyle and live as groups of their own relatives.

The main occupation there is gardening of fruits combination called “SuanSomrom” which has mangosteen, rambutan, durian and Pakria. There are also Kiriwong communities which are tie-dying group, herb group, weaving from coconut shell group, processing fruit juice group, wine group and durian jam group. Each group has its own product, which is popular among the customers and tourists who always buy them back as souvenirs. The products has reasonable price with high quality.

Since Kiriwong is located amidst the mountain, forest and river, the outstanding feature of Kiriwong village is its natural scenery. For those who would like to visit this place, the interesting activities are staying at homestay-type accommodation and trying local food. For those who visit during fruitful season, you will have a chance to try different types of fruits.

Kiriwong Village
Location: Lansaka District, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

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