Tak Travel Guide - Thi Lo Su Waterfall
The golen stupa of Wat Phra Borommathat Chediyaram – Kamphaeng Phet Travel Guide

Introduction to Tak Travel Guide

Tak is a province located in the northern region of Thailand. Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Sukhothai, Kamphaeng Phet, Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, and Kanchanaburi are neighboring provinces of Tak.

The territory was once known as ‘Mueang Rahaeng’. Mon (a Myanmar ethnic group) used to live here, and remnants of Mon artworks can still be found. Ban Tak was the original site of the Mon town. It existed before the Sukhothai period. During the Sukhothai period, the town served as an important western gateway.

The enormous forest, which is a source of natural diversity, is full of appeal in Tak province. Thi Lo Su waterfall is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the country. It is a popular tourist destination in the Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary.

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How to get to Tak

Map of Tak Province

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Top Attractions in Tak

Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary - Thi Lo Su Waterfall

Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary

A wildlife sanctuary in Thailand featuring a beautiful Thi Lo Su Waterfall.

Chedi Yutthahatthi

Chedi Yutthahatthi (Chedi Chon Chang)

A pagoda built in honor of a historical victory by King Ramkhamhaeng the Great.

Bhumibol Dam

Bhumibol Dam

A concrete arch dam on the Ping River with a breathtaking view.

Wat Chonprathan Rangsan

A temple constructed to resemble eight historic temples that were flooded in 1959.

Namtok Pha Charoen National Park

Namtok Pha Charoen National Park

A national park known for its beautiful waterfall.

Blue Cave

Blue Cave

A beautiful cave famed for its blue metamorphic rocks and peacefulness.

Mon Mok Tawan with A Girl

Mon Mok Tawan

A peak recognized for its stunning mountain scenery and sea of mist.

Pa Wai Waterfall

Pa Wai Waterfall

A picturesque cascading waterfall in the Phop Phra District.

Side Trips

External Resources

Tak Travel Guide - Sunrise in Mon Mok Tawan
Beautiful flowers at Mon Mok Tawan during sunrise – Tak Travel Guide

Summary of Tak Travel Guide

Tak is a relaxed province in Thailand’s lower north, located along a picturesque portion of the Ping River. Tak is highly recognized as a western gateway to Myanmar due to its natural border with Myanmar and a northern entrance to Thailand’s main cities such as Lampang and Chiang Mai. While there isn’t much to do in Tak other from a few slightly noteworthy historical and natural attractions, Tak may be worth a day trip for those looking to escape from congested tourist destinations. Still can’t make up your mind? Please do not hesitate to visit any of Thailand’s other well-known provinces:

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