Lampang Overview

Lampang is a province in the upper northern of Thailand consisting of highlands and forests. The south of the province is the valley of the Wang River. mountain ranges lying in the province are also places visitors can go visit such as the Phi Pan Nam Range which is the source of the Nan River, and the Khun Tan Range which is the boundary of Lampang – Lamphun province. There is the longest railway tunnel in Thailand under the Khun Tan Range.

Lampang is the only town in Thailand where horse carts are still found. They are exclusively used for tourists to have a trip around town. The carts are like open-air tricycles. You can’t miss having a horse-cart tour and stop at the City Pillar Shrine which are made of teakwood and surmised to build more than 100 years ago.

Tourists typically stop by for lunch and visit the more famous attractions such as Wat Phra That Lampang Luang and the Thai Elephant Conservation Center. Many temples in downtown Lampang were built in the Burmese -tyle, originally endowed by the logging tycoons of the late-19th century. Wat Si Bun Rueang, Wat Si Chum and Wat Pa Fang are among the extant examples.