Once a strategic military region between Thailand and Burma, Tak is now known for its bustling border markets, ethnic diversity, and natural beauty.
Things to do
How to go
From Bangkok, air-conditioned busses depart from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) to Tak between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. The journey takes 6 hours. Call 0 2936 2852-66 or visit www.transport.co.th for updated schedules. Private bus companies, such as Thanchit Tour (Tel: 0 2551 1307) and Choet Chai Tour (Tel: 0 2551 1054) also operate daily bus services to Tak.
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 has three flights a week into and out of Mae Sot from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport. For schedule or reservations, contact www.solarair.co.th
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Hong Kong Office
Room2101, 21/F, Prosperity Tower, 39 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2868-0732, Fax:(852) 2868-4585
Office Hours: Monday - Friday (09:00-12:30, 14:00-17:00)
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