The Emblem of Lampang

Introduction
     Lampang   or   Khelang   Nakorn   of the  past  has  the  horse  carriage  as  its  symbol  having monasteries  buil t in  Burmese  and  Lanna  Thai  style  architectures  and  its famous place, well know all over the world, is the Thai Elephant Conservation Center.
     Occupying   an  area  of  12,533  square  kilometers,  Lampang  is administratively  divided into 13 Amphoes (Districts) Muang, Thoen, Mae  Phrik,  Ko  Kha,  Ngao,  Chae Hom, Wang Nua, Mae Tha, Sop Prap,  Serm Ngam, Hang Chat, Mae Mo and Muang Pan. Lampang Is  located  some  599 Kms., from Bangkok, accessible by Highway No.1    Passing    through    Ayutthaya,    Lopburi,    Nakhon    Sawan, Kamphaeng  Phet,  Tak,  taking  a  total  time  span  of  7  hours  and some   100   kms.,   from   Chiang   Mai  by  Highway  No. 11  through Lamphun, taking about 1.30 hours.

How to get there
By Bus
     Regular  buses  leave  the  Northern Bus Terminal, Phaholyothin Road.  Further  information,  please contact Tel. (02)2279-4484-7 for air  conditioned  buses  and  Tel.  (02) 271-0101-5  for  non     aircon-
ditioned buses. For private air conditioned bus

     companies,  please  contact  Thavorn  Farm  Tel.  (02) 271-3011. Lampang  bus station Tel.(054)277-410 There are also regular and air   conditioned   buses   daily   leaving   Chiang   Mai  Arcade  Bus Station Tel. (053)242-664

By Train
     Six daily trains connect Lampang with Bangkok and Chiang Mai. For   more   information,   please   contact   Tel.   (02)  223-7010      or Lampang Railway Station Tel. (054)217-024 or Chiang Mai Railway Station Tel. (053)242-094.

By Plane
     Thai  Airways  International  Ltd., (Domestics) operates one flight daily  to  Lampang  from  Bangkok. Tel. (02) 280-0070 or your travel agent  for  reservations.  Thai  Airways  International  Ltd., Lampang Office Tel. (054)217-078, Lampang Airport Tel. (054) 226-258