Lampang

LAMPANG

The Quintessential Thai Town

Lampang is a provincial capital known for its relaxed pace: horse-drawn carriages; chilled-out riverside restaurants, splendid Buddhist temples and friendly locals. It just doesn’t get any more Thai than that, unless you also consider that the city hosts the Thailand Elephant Conservation Center and is home to some of Thailand’s most delicious and unique cuisine. It’s also a jumping-off point for several exquisite natural wonders in the area; making it possibly the perfect location for your next fun and fulfilling business excursion.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Northern

POPULATION

748,850 people (Male: 366,857 people, Female: 381,993 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

Located at the crossroads of Highways 1 and 11 about 80 km. south of Chiang Mai, Lampang is best reached via private car or public bus. Bangkok Airways offers Bangkok-Lampang flights daily.

ACTIVITIES

Historical Sites, Hot spring immersion, Learning a mahout’s way of life, Trekking, Visiting natural attractions

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Thai Elephant Conservation Center, Doi Khun Than National Park, Phra That Lampang Luang Temple, Chedi Sao Lang Temple, Kiu Lom Dam, Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao Suchadaram

INTERESTING INFO

Lampang is the source of over 90% of the high-quality and highly heat-resistant white clay. The white clay is used in making Thailand’s intricate ceramics and characteristic colorful decorative tiles. Every December, the province holds the Lampang Ceramics Fair.