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Tak Travel Guide : Shrine of His Majesty King Taksin

Shrine of His Majesty King Taksin 
 One of the places of tourist interests in Tak Province is the Shrine of H.M. King Taksin, the Great. The shrine is located to the north of the Two Chinese Houses and adjoins the eastern wall of the palace. It is believed that this shrine is in fact a new shrine which was built during the reign of King Rama V by Prince Kromma Phra Chakrapadibhongse. The prince lived in the palace from 1881 to 1900 and he had the present shrine built after More....

Wat Phra Boromthat and Ancient Tak City :

Tak Travel Guide : Wat Phra Boromthat and Ancient Tak City       Wat Phra Boromthat is located in Ban Tak district of Tak Province in the northern part of Thailand. The location of the temple was once upon a time the site of Ancient Tak City. The temple lies on the bank of Maenam Ping, which is approximately 25 kilometers north of Tak city.  More....



Tak Travel Guide :

Umphang District of Tak 

        Umphang is one of the districts of Tak Province. It is the southernmost district of the province and is the ideal place for those who are looking for ecotourism. The district is a World Heritage Site and if you want to experience the lifestyle of Karen hill tribe, then this is the district to visit without fail.


          Once in Umphang, there are many things to do. You can go rafting, trekking, being close to nature or take an elephant ride. The good thing about this district is that nature is undisturbed and people believe in living close to it. There are many attractions in Umphang, but some of the most popular ones are as follows:

    • Thi Lo Cho: This is also known as Falling Rain Waterfall. It is situated around 3 kilometers from Umphang. The upper part of the waterfall is located on a high cliff while the lower part forms a part of the Mae Klong stream and looks like falling rain. You can visit this waterfall right round the year.
    • Thi Lo Su Waterfall: This is the largest waterfall in Thailand and is located in Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary. The waterfall originates from Huai Klotho and flows down a height of around 200 to 300 meters. The total width of the waterfall is approximately 400 meters. The waterfall has many small drops which are surrounded by verdant and untouched forest. You can trek up to the waterfall from the sanctuary office and the climb takes around 15 minutes.
    • Takhodi Cave: This cave is around 3 kilometers from Umphang and is located in Ban Mae Klong Mai. In the cave there is a large chamber where you can see magnificent and beautiful stalagmites and stalactites.
    • Doi Hua Mot: This limestone hill is around 4 kilometers from Umphang. The hill is very popular with people who want to admire the vast sea of fog, which can be seen early in the morning from the hill top. The strange thing about Doi Hua Mot is that there are no large trees on the hill top. All you can see is rolling limestone hills with bunches of small shrubs spread around the area.

    Tak Travel Guide : Umphang District of Tak





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