|Chicken breasts at the market||$3.02|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$13.78|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.10|
|Pack of cigarettes||$2.78|
|Local draught beer||$1.85|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.62|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$0.30|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.78|
Lampang town is a main business centre for the Thailand province which bears a similar name. This city features various attractive things such as riverside bars, horse-drawn wagons, restaurants and beautiful Buddhist temples. This is a calm city with friendly citizens who are always ready to help visitors in whichever way. The magnificent Thai Elephant Park is a premier destination for tourists who want to know more about the country’s wildlife, there are various other animals that can be found in this conservation park such as tigers, ostrich and black bear. Cheap flights to Lampang can also be booked online.
Lampang’s flag bears a healthy rooster as the emblem, plus this bird is also found at the town’s centre where it has been uplifted as a huge statue. The city has a very long history that dates backs some 1000yrs ago, when the very first people settled here. There are also lots of archeological evidence and remains depicting the eras of Burma, Hariphunchai and Lanna. Despite the existence of good roads all across the region, some residents still use old-fashioned means of transportation such as horse-carts. Tourists can board these relics at a minimal fee so as to get firsthand experience of the local people’s culture. You can now hire cheap flights to Lampang at no extra cost.
The town is also named Kukutthanakorn according to ancient tradition. This name is borrowed from a past legend about the white rooster which was given by god Brahmin to wake up inhabitants, so that they may offer sacrificial alms to Buddha who used to visit the region at certain times of the year. Lumpang has a charming ambiance due to the influence of diverse cultures who make a living here, chief amongst them being the native Thai, Myanmar and Burmese people. The ancestors of these people are believed to have come to neighboring countries to take advantage of the lucrative timber industry.
Most of the inhabitants are Buddhists, and they have built lots of ‘Jang’ temples which can be found all across the city. Jang sanctuaries are uniquely constructed with skillfully carved teakwood as well as topnotch Victorian architecture. If you want a place to relax and meditate in peace then Tipchang Resort is the place to be. The hotels in Lampang are very exciting, and most of them have additional features such as private lobby, tea room and safe parking.