About Phayao

Phayao is a calm but charming province with the beautiful historical sites, temples and Thai Lue ethnic group’s tradition.

How to go

There are many Bangkok – Phayao buses from many companies in Morchit Bus Terminal  For more information, call 1490 or go to www.transport.co.th.  For online ticket booking , go to www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com   or www.thairoute.com

Visitors can take a regular train from Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station to Den Chai Station in Phrae, or farther along to Lampang or Chiang Mai, and then transfer to a bus to Phayao. Call 1690 for more information.

There are no regular commercial flights to Phayao. Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai and then transfer to a bus to Phayao.


Pho Khun Ngam Mueang Memorial

The Pho Khun Ngam Mueang Memorial, located in the public park on the bank of Kwan Phayao, commemorates a former king of Phayao, or Phu Kam Yao, who was in power some 700 years ago.

Pho Khun Ngam Mueang Memorial

Ho Watanatham Nithat

Next to Wat Si Koam Kam is Ho Watanatham Nithat. The indigenous museum deals with the history and ancient relics of Phayao,

Ho Watanatham Nithat