Motorcyle driving on road through a tunnel of trees in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Tour Finder


We take you near and far to some of the best and best-known attractions Isan has to offer, all within a few hours of Khon Kaen city. We also offer cooking classes.

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Woman tying pattern for mutmee silk in Khon Kaen Thailand

                          Short Tours

You don’t need a lot of time to really explore the variety that makes Isan so spectacular. These two- to five-day tours take you to many highlights. One option is a village homestay tour.

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Naga statue at Phanom Rung Khmer ruins in Buriram Thailand

                          Long Tours

With a week or more, you can have an awesome adventure across the northeast. These six-day and longer tours take you deep into Isan to see all the best it has to offer.

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Khmer-style yak (temple guardian) in front of Wat Phu Khao Kaew in Phibun Mangsahan Thailand.


                         Bangkok Tours

While most of our tours start and end in Khon Kaen, we made these one-way tours to be convenient for people who want to visit Isan, but prefer to start traveling from Bangkok.

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Buddha image in front of historic murals at Wat Chai Si in Khon Kaen Thailand


Though few people are aware of it, the birdwatching in the mountains west of Khon Kaen is excellent – and so are our birdwatching trips. We make visiting Phu Khieo and Nam Nao easy.

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Peacock at Phu Kieow Wildlife Refuge in Chaiyaphum Thailand.


Walk and camp deep in the wilderness in some national parks. Unlike trekking in Northern Thailand, there are no hilltribes here, but also probably no other trekkers.

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Trekking at Nam Nao National Park in Chaiyaphum Thailand



Though most of our tours are for private groups, we occasionally schedule tours at fixed times, which lets you travel at a lower cost by joining with other travelers.

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Buddha image in front of historic murals at Wat Chai Si in Khon Kaen Thailand

                          Custom Tours

We have a wide variety of pre-planned itineraries, but are happy to modify and customize anything to fit your style, interests, and budget. Your wish is our command.

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Float from Ubon Ratchathani's candle parade in Thailand


When your tour with us is finished, would you like to sip cocktails on the beach, play 18 holes, or see the sights in Bangkok? We can make it happen.

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Various Isan foods

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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