Taksin the Great Shrine.
Located near the Tak TAT office, this statue of Tak's most famous
native son (1734 - 1782) is the site of an annual fair from
December 28 until January 3. King Taksin was the Thai monarch
who expelled the Burmese from Thailand after the 1767 destruction
of Ayutthaya as the Thai capital.
Lo Su Waterfall
This spectacular waterfall is located in the Umphang Wildlife
Sanctuary and can be visited only from November through May.
Would - be visitors to the waterfall and wildlife sanctuary
are recommended to enquire first with the TAT ( Tel : ( 055
) 514-341-3 ) for information regarding travel conditions and
It is a breathtaking 97 - tiered waterfall located between Kilometers
36 - 37 along Highway 1090. After turning left to a dirt road
off the highway, drive further for 700 meters to reach Pha Charoen
Maharat National Park
Taksin Maharat National Park Originally name Krabak - Yai
National Park after the name of Thailand's biggest tree found
here. The park is located along Tak - Mae Sot Highway ( No.
105 ) about km. 30-31, with the access road on the right leading
to the park about 2 kms. With the area of 149 square kilometers
or 37,250 acres, the park is surrounded by steep mountains and
hills, together with shady trees, evergreen forest, waterfalls,
clear streams and many beautiful view points. Accommodations
are provided in the form of bungalows, tents and tourist - house,
and reservation can be made through the National park Division
Tel :579-0529, 579-4842.
Located approximately 60 kilometers north of Tak city in Amphoe
Sam Ngao is Bhumibol Dam, Thailand’s largest dam. Formerlly
known as Yanhi Dam,
Ping Lake Cruise
Cruising the lake is a popular activity
that tourist should not miss. The extensive reservoir extending
to Chiang Mai’s Hot District provides refreshing atmosphere
and stunning backdrops along the lake.
Musur Hilltribe Development & Welfare Center
The Center is located on the Tak-Mae Sot Highway No. 105 at
km. 29 marker. It is the area where Lahu, Lisu and Hmong hilltribes
are located. Visitors find this place to be a living library
as they can actually observe the lifetyles of hilltribe people.
Lan Sang National Park
This national park is located at Ban Lan
Sang, Tambon Mae Tor, Amphoe Mueang Tak, approximately 17 kilometers
from the city. To get there, take Tak-Mae Sot Highway No. 105
to the west, at Km. marker 12-13 turn left into a road which
leads to the National Park and proceed for 3 kilometers.More...
Loi Krathong Sai
,Thailand’s lovely annual “Festival of Lights” on the full moon
night in November, is celebrated in a unique manner in Tak.
Local people thread together their krathongs which are launched
simultaneously and appear as lighted necklaces on the Ping River.
Taksin Maharachanuson Fair
Taksin Maharachanuson Fair Celebrated annually from December
28-January 3 at the Taksin Shrine and provincial sports field,
the fair features religious ceremonial and processions, displays
and nightly folk entertainment.