Nickname: Muang Rot-ma (City of Horse Carriage)
Lampang is one of the northern provinces of Thailand, It is bordered by Chiang Rai to the north, Tak to the south, Phrae to the east, Phayao to the northeast, Chiang Mai and Lamphun to the northwest.
What people love in Lampang:
1. Nice weather:
Best time to visit: November to February, average temperature is typically varies from 15°C to 37 °C.
2. Nice culture of ancient Lanna
Culture of ancient Lanna is a melting culture and from many eras and ethnic groups, the charming Lanna style can be found in temple architecture, food, way of life and purely local traditions.
Lampang is known for Horse-drawn Carriages, tourists can take Horse – drawn Carriages to explore the city.
6:00am-16:00pm in front of the old town hall from and Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
6:00am-23:00pm @ Thip Chang Lampang Hotel, Asia Hotel, and Lampang Wieng Thong Hotel
150 THB (For minor town tour)
200 THB (For major town tour)
300 THB (Package tour)
Take photo with Horse – drawn Carriages 10 min / 100 THB
*** These prices are strictly specified by Lampang Horse Carriage Association.***
Lampang Local Traditions
Long Sapao Chao Wiang Lakon (Festivals of Yipeng) Before Loy Krathong Festival
Salung Luang Tradition (Grand Alms Bowl) on April 12 every year
3. Nice ambiance of rich Thai-Northern cultural city, where most of visitors find peace and untouched calmness.
How to travel there:
@Don Mueang International Airport
Nok Air 1,769 THB
@Suvarnabhumi Airport |
Bangkok Airways 1,990 THB
By Bus From Chiang Mai : it takes 1 – 2 hours
By Bus From Chiang Rai : it takes 3 – 4 hours
*** Information quote on July 31, 2018 ***
4. What to buy from Lampang
Because of the city’s location covered with white soil, Lampang ceramic products are well-known. Cock brand painted on the ceramics has become Lampang-owned style crockery.
5. Wat Chaloem Phrakiat Phrachomklao Rachanuson
6. Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
7. Chae Son National Park
Hours : Open daily
Tel : +66 54 308 000
8. Dhanabadee Ceramic Museum
Admission : 60 THB
Hours : Open daily 9 am. – 5 pm.
Tel : +66 54 215 589
9. Baan Sao Nak
Admission : 30 THB
Hours : Open daily 10 am. – 5 pm.
Tel : +66 54 227 653
10. Kad Kong Ta
Hours : every Saturday – Sunday from 5 pm. – 10 pm.
11. Local Food
* Big Noodles
* Chinese Steamed Dumplings
* Spicy Onsen Egg Salad
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