Tak Travel Guide:
| Located in the northern part of Thailand, Tak Province is a
travelers’ delight with a long history, pristine natural surroundings and a
diverse cultural heritage. Situated on the Maenam Ping basin, this province is
an exceptionally beautiful region bestowed with dense forests, spectacular waterfalls,
dark caves, high mountains and ethnic hill tribes. More...
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: More...
Lan Sang National Park
Lan Sang National Park is located in Tak Province on the Tak-Mae Sot Highway. It is approximately 17 kilometers from Tak city and the park is famous for the beautiful Lan Sang Waterfall. The park covers an area of 104 square kilometers.
Steep mountains and verdant forests cover most of the park. The Khao Luang Mountain divides the park into two parts and the highest peak of the mountain is Oomyod, which stands at 1,065 meters above sea level. The higher levels of the mountain are watersheds and that is why you will be see abundant hill evergreen and hill pine forests. The lower levels of the mountain have mixed deciduous, dry evergreen and dipterocarp forests. More...