Prasat Muang Tam Khmer ruin in Buriram Thailand

Short Tours

Dinosaurs & Dragon Fruits / 2 Days

Besides a variety of important and interesting dinosaur sites, the Phu Wiang mountains serve up some fantastic natural scenery and the villages offer a look at a simple self-sufficient local lifestyle.

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View point in Phu Wiang National Park in Wiang Kao Thailand

Elephant Encounter / 3 Days

Walk with, bathe, feed, and observe these majestic animals; all while they are unchained and free to interact socially. There's also plenty of time to visit historic sites, handicraft villages, and temples.

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Mahout washing his elephant at Ban Ta Klang Thailand

Elephant Encounter Express / 2 Days

This abbreviated version of our Elephant Encounter tour, ideal for weekends, still gives you the same full elephant experience as the original, but cuts most (though not all) of the cultural tour stops.

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Elephants eating sugar cane at Ban Ta Klang Thailand

Elephant Encounter Plus / 4 Days

This extended version of our regular Elephant Encounter tour adds an extra day of temples and handicraft villages, and also provides some additional time in the elephant village.

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Mahout walking with his elephant at Ban Ta Klang Thailand

Khao Yai & Khorat / 5 Days

Besides watching wildlife in this world-famous national park, this trip visits several historic sites, including the Khmer ruins of Phimai; explores some big caves; and stops in several handicraft villages.

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Viewpoint at Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand

Khao Yai & Khorat Express / 3 Days

This is a short version of our Khao Yai & Khorat tour, but there is still enough time for a full day exploring the national park plus a visit to Phimai, and some handicraft stops.

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Slow loris seen on a night safari at Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand

Khok Pia Village Homestay / 1½ Days

Join your friendly, English-speaking host Nina at her home deep in the countryside outside Khon Kaen city. This homestay program offers a fully authentic local experience in a typical Isan village.

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Wooden homestay house in a Thailand village

Loei Loop / 5 Days

One of our most popular tours, it features some stunning mountain and Mekong River scenery in rural Loei province. Also visit the bizarre Sala Kaew Ku sculpture park and the historic town of Chiang Khan.

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Mountain along the Mekong River at Chiang Khan in Loei Thailand

Sangkhom Stopover / 3 Days

The highlight of this tour is the Mekong River scenery and the bizarrely beautiful rock formations in Phu Phrabat Historical Park, but the villages and temples along the way also interesting.

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View of Mekong River from Wat Pa Tak Suea Buddhist temple at Sangkhom Thailand

Southern Isan Shortcut / 4 Days

The stunning Khmer-era temples of Phanom Rung and Muang Tam; silk-weaving villages; and an elephant village are this tour's highlights. But, the historic Buddhist temples and other craft centers are also delightful.

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Lintel carving of Kala at Prasat Muang Tam Khmer ruin in Buriam Thailand

Isan Explorer is a family-run  Khon Kaen, Thailand-based tour company offering tours in Northeastern Thailand, known as Isan (sometimes spelled Isaan, Issan, Isarn, Esan, E-San, Esaan, E-Saan, Esarn, and E-sarn). We offer pre-designed and custom Thailand tours for individuals and groups and cater for travelers on any budget, from luxury to backpacker. We embrace slow travel and all our tours focus on culture and/or nature.

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