The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) was founded in 1890 before Japan constructed its own official railways. Japanese engineers visited Thailand to study how to manage the railway station, and now it is at the forefront of railway systems in the world, and has the world's fatest train. However, the Thai railway remains a classic...Passport to Suvannaphoum brings the classic ambience to the papers through a short trip from Chiang Mai to Lampang with a free ride 3rd class train.
Just know how to get a visa for each country, find information from guidebooks and find the time to go. Money is not the biggest problem as if you haven't got too much money, you can travel cheaply. I believe there's no one that's died because of having no money to buy food during a trip, Por-Paradorn Phonamnuai with his Trans-Siberian trip's experience.
See the world's top 5 fastest commercial trains and other records of Thai trains in this column.
Lampang day trip visiting from the train to a horse carriage. Let's see the classic old colonial buildings and Burmese elegant architect temples downtown.
Try the different tasty dishes from a street stall to chic restaurant in Lampang city.