For Muslim travelers, Udon Thani is a big metropolis with one of the largest expat populations in Thailand. The town has some must-see attractions but there are some interesting spots in the surrounding area. Udon Thani is surrounded by one of the major agricultural regions of the state, it has become a regional hub for agriculture, commercial distribution, shopping and a fledgling tourism industry.
The Udon Sunshine Orchid Farm, just northwest of town, earned fame for producing an aromatic breed of orchid and producing the first orchid-based fragrance. Nong Prajak Park Udon's most popular park starts to rev up as the afternoon winds down. A lot of the activity takes place on the sunset-watching side of the lake, travelers can paint their own pottery shops and there's a bike-hire shop on the northeast shore.
Ho Chi Minh Educational & Tourism Historical Site, this is a reproduction of his thatched roof, mud wall house, plus a big museum, which may be of interest to Muslim travellers who are into recent Vietnamese history. Other ancient structures and artifacts are also found in Phu Phra Baht Historical Park. Here, rising amidst a vast sandstone mountain is peculiar rock formations, as well as dinosaur footprints, cave paintings and religious structures.
Udon Thani International Airport is an airport near the city of Udon Thani in Udon Thani Province in the northeast region of Thailand. Udon Thani Airport is located near the northern border with Laos and is frequently used as a transit point to Vientiane, Laos via Nong Khai Friendship bridge. Vientiane, the capital of Laos, is about one and a half hours away across the Mekong river.
Muslim travelers looking for Halal food should try Halal Kitchen Udonthani and the Thai Muslim Restaurant to taste the authentic Thai menus.
There is one main mosque in Mueang Udani Thani district, which is the Kuwatil Islam Mosque, which has good prayer facilities for Muslim travelers.