About Tak

Tak is a province in the lower North of Thailand. There are historical remains which serve as evidences that Tak was a historical city. Ancient temples and pagodas built in the art and architecture of Mon’s style suggest that Mon people were settled down in this area a long time ago. There are also ancient temples built in Sukhothai and Ayutthaya period. Old buildings built during the reign of King Rama V in an architectural style that reflects European influences can also be seen in the town.

Tak also features rich natural attractions and fertile forests. The province is a part of the Western Forest Complex which is considered as the largest remaining forest track in Southeast Asia. Including numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the Western Forest Complex is the main biodiversity conservation corridor of the region which was recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1991. The area is the country’s important watershed forest. 

Moreover, Tak also produces many agricultural products such as flowers, fruits and winter crops.

Tak is divided into 9 districts; Mueang Tak, Ban Tak, Sam Ngao, Mae Ramat, Tha Song Yang, Mae Sot, Phop Phra, Umphang, and Wang Chao. 

How to go

There are air-conditioned buses operated by The Transport Company Limited and by private bus companies from Bangkok to Tak and Bangkok to Mae Sot departing from Northern and Northeastern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2) on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road every day. For more information, call The Transport Company Limited call center 1490 or www.transport.co.th

Online bus ticket booking is now available at www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com  or www.thairoute.com

There are no trains going directly to Tak. The nearest train station is in Phitsanulok. From there, tourists can take a local bus to Tak. Contact Bangkok Railway Station Tel. 1690, 0223 7010, 0 2223 7020 or visit www.railway.co.th for more information.

Solar Air operates direct flights between Bangkok and Mae Sot. Flight time is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Please call 02 535 2455-6 or visit the website www.solarair.co.th  for more information about trips, flight schedules and ticket reservation.