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Travel Thailand, Tak

Tak is a northern province covering an area of 16,406 largely mountainous square kilometers. The provincial capital is 426 kilometers north of Bangkok, and is a gateway to Myanmar to the west, and the northern Thai cities of Lampang and Chiang Mai. 

Tak Attractions:
In the City
King Taksin the Great Shrine Located near the Tak TAT office, this statue of Tak's most famous native son (1734-1782) is the site of an annual fair from December 28 until January 3. King Taksin was the Thai monarch who expelled the Burmese from Thailand after the 1767 destruction of Ayutthaya as the Thai capital.

Mani Banphot Swamp This scenic, extensive area within the heart of Tak city is located near Wat Mani Banphot on Paholyothin Highway. Inside the temple, a Chiang Saen Buddha image dating from the late 1200s is enshrined.

Khao Tham Located in Tambon Mai Ngam, this 71-metre rocky hillock, near Paholyothin Highway, contains replicas of the Lord Buddha's Footprint on the summit. Tak residents pay homage throughout the year, most particularly during Songkran, which marks the traditional Thai New Year each April 13.

Out of city
Wat Phra Boromthat & Ancient Tak City This monastery, located 25 kilometers upstream, in Amphoe Ban Tak, in an area which used to be the former site of Tak city. There are several ruins in the area, including a hilltop pagoda which was constructed, according to legend, by King Ramkhamhaeng of Sukhothai (reign: 1275-1317) to commemorate his victory in single combat on elephant back against King Khun Sam Chon, theruler of Muang Shot (currently Amphoe Mae Sot).

Bhumibol Dam Thailand's largest dam is located some .. kilometers north of Tak city in Amphoe Sam Ngao, and dams the Mae Ping River. The extensive reservoir forms a picturesque lake that extends northwards to Chiang Mai's Amphoe Hot. Accommodation is available at the dam. Contact the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand at (Bangkok 436-3179 or 424 - 0101 for further details.

 

Mae Ping Lake Cruises Popular cruises originate from the Bhumibol Dam to Chiang Mai's Doi Tao Self-Help Settlement edging the dam reservoir, a total distance of 140 kilometers. Full details may be obtained from the Educational Tour Centre, Tel: (Bangkok) 221-5183, or the Thongnatee Company Licited, Tel: 457-3428, 467-2557.

Lan Sang National Park Located on the Tak-Mae Sot Highway (Route 105), 17 kilometers from Tak city, and accessed by a 3-kilometre road, the park contains the scenic Lang Sang and Pha Phung Waterfalls. Accommodation is available. Contact the National Park Division of the Royal Forestry Department in Bangkok, Tel: 579-0529 or 579-4842 for further details.

Taksin Maharat National Park Originally named Krabak Yai National Park, after the name of Thailand's biggest tree, this 37,250-acre national park is located 2 kilometers off the Tak-Mae Sot Highway, some 26 kilometers from Tak city. The mountainous area has several scenic viewpoints, evergreen forest, waterfalls and streams. Accommodation, primarily in the form of bungalows and camp sites, is available. Contact the National Park Division of the Royal Forestry Department in Bangkok, Tel: 579-0529 or 579-4842 for further details. More

 
 

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