November 19, 2010 - November 22, 2010
(12.00 - 12.00)
Loy Krathong Sai, Thailand's Festival of Lights, is a beautiful nighttime event, where Thai’s float ornately decorated Krathongs illuminated with candles, incense, and other decoration. In Tak province Loy Krathong is celebrated with unique custom of threading coconut shell Krathongs together and floating them in a candlelit chain down the Ping River from the 200 year-old Rattanakosin Bridge.
This Loy Krathong celebration is an exceptional opportunity for visitors to experience the atmosphere of joining the Krathong Sai or even create their own krathong in order to win His Majesty the King’s trophy. Other remarkable activities include the floating lanterns of the Royal Family, the procession of the Royal Krathong and lantern, the illumination of Krathong Sai, a light and sound presentation, fireworks, a water curtain presentation in “The Legend of Krathong Sai”, the longest Krathong Sai, local cultural shows, local food sampling, and markets featuring locally made handicrafts and other OTOP products.
Category: Art and Culture, Fairs & Festivals
,TAK : How to get there , General Information How to get there Map GIS Map, Attraction Accommodation Restaurant/Dining Shopping/Souvenir, Local Product Festival Activities Trip Guide, Interesting Article Download Corner,Distances from Amphoe Muang to Other Districts:,Ban Tak,Sam Ngao,Mae Sot,Mae Ramat,Phop Phra,Tha Song Yang,Umphang,Wang Chao 22,56,86,120,135,170,221,38 kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,Distances from Tak to Neighbouring Provinces:,Kamphaeng Phet ,Sukhothai,Phichit,Nakhon Sawan 68,79,157,185 kms.,kms.,kms.,kms.,Travelling to Tak , , ,From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin) and Highway No. 32 to Nakhon Sawan via Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri and Chai Nat Provinces, then take Highway No. 1 again and proceed to Tak via Kamphaeng Phet Province. The total distance is 426 kilometers., ,From Bangkok: Air-conditioned buses depart from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal)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. Daily bus services to Tak are also available. They are operated by private bus companies such as Thanchit Tour (Tel: 0 2551 1307), Choet Chai Tour (Tel: 0 2551 1054).
From Bangkok: There are no trains going directly to Tak. The nearest train transfer station is 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.
,From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin) and Highway No. 32 to Nakhon Sawan via Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri and Chai Nat Provinces, then take Highway No. 1 again and proceed to Tak via Kamphaeng Phet Province. The total distance is 426 kilometers.