Tak is a Northern Thailand 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.
To Get There
The 5-6 hour road journey by car from
Bangkok is made via Sing Buri, Chai Nat and Nakhon Sawan. The distance
is 426 kilometres.
Airconditioned coaches and non-air
buses leave Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal throughout the day. Please
contact Bangkok 279-4484-7 (air) and 271-0101-5 (non-air) for further
Popular local souvenirs include mangoes
and bananas pre-served in honey, tamarind, and decorative granite items.
Mae Sot is a good place to purchase Burmese products, including
silverware, lacquer ware, rubies and other gemstones.