Yala is a province located at the southernmost end of Thailand. Let’s get to know the land of the Hala-Bala forest through tourist attractions that have been awarded the SHA certificate. Search for happiness and experience the local people’s uncomplicated life in their historical communities.
1. Piyamit Tunnel Betong
This is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Yala. This historical site used to be a bomb shelter during the Malaya Communist War in 1976. Learn about the history of the conflict and local culture. It is also an herbal site because it is located near San Kala Khiri Mountain where many wild herbs are grown. There is a giant weeping fig about a thousand years old which is a natural treasure. Don’t forget to buy OTOP products such as herb products after you are done exploring the historical site.
Business hours: 08.00am – 05.00pm
2. Churaphorn Patana Village 10 CBT
At Churaphon Patana Village, you will get to learn about the history of the southern region while wandering in the stunning Hala-Bala forest, which is the largest rainforest in Thailand. The community is the centre of various cultures: Thai, Chinese, Muslim and Maniq people. Enjoy local dishes from each culture made from local ingredients such as Khao Chang Chicken, Watercress, Betong tilapia fish, and Khao Yok. Every dish is made by a local chef to ensure an authentic experience.
Business hours: 08.00am – 04.00pm