You're certainly not going to travel across the country to experience Than Thong Waterfall, but if you're making your own way between Lampang and Phayao, it makes for a comfortable spot to break the ride (or drive).
This is one of Lampang's more easily visited waterfalls, as Than Thong runs off a cliff right beside the road. A couple of food stalls at the base offer pleasant enough spots for weary travellers to rest.
This is a small waterfall though and is certainly not worth getting off the bus for. If you're travelling under your own steam, stop here for a cool drink and stretch your legs. There are actually two parts to the falls, with the second section running down a rock face about 30 metres from the main falls.
The waterfall is on Route 120 between Wang Neua and Phayao -- and is a long way from Lampang's provincial capital.
How to get there
The waterfall is around 30km from Wang Neua on the road to Phayao (route 120).
By Mark Ord
Last updated on 24th June, 2015.