Base on the
evidence found since 13AD, Lampang, one of the cities in the upper
north of Thailand, comprises an ancient city significant in terms of
history and archaeology. It has an area of 12.5 square kilometers
and is 268 meters above sea level. Average temperature is not quiet
high so the climate is generally cool and pleasant all year round.
Its seven neighboring province are Tak, Phrae, Sukhothai,
Lamphun, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Phayao, The prosperity of
Lampang province is at Amphoe Muang, situated in the center of the
town, linking itself with other districts and provinces. The
geographical site thus enhances the continually long-lasting
significance of the history of Lampang.
Like Nakhonratchasima in Northeast Thailand, Lampang is a
passing city as every transportation from the upper north can get to
Lampang through Phrae, Phayao and Chinag Rai on the east and through
Lamphung, Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai on the west. Besides buses,
tourists can travel to Lampang by train and by plane.
Highway: The transportation routes to Lampang are Paholythin Road,
the Asian Highway No. 1, 602 kilometers from Bangkok to Lampang, and
Highway No 11, seven hours from Bangkok.
Railway: Travel from the northern railway station to Lampang
railway station at Tambol Soptui, Amphoe Muang.
Air Way: Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and travel to Lampang by
bus or fly from Bangkok to Phitsanulok and Phisanulok to Lampang
with daily flight.