situated in the lower part of the northern region of Thailand.
Recent excavations have indicated that this area was inhabited by
prehistoric people. There are several tourist attractions and places
of interest but because the township area is far from the main
highway few visitors make the trip to this interesting province.
Uthai Thani occupies a total are of 6,730 square kilometers located
219 kms. from Bangkok. It is divided into 8 Amphoes (district);
Muang Uthai Thani, Nong Khayang, Nong Chang, Thap Than, Ban Rai,
Sawang Arom, Lan Sak and Huai Khot.
North : Kamphaengphet
South : Chainat and Suphan Buri
East : Nakhon Sawan
West : Kanchanaburi
Uthai Thani city to
- Chainat 42 kms.
- Kamphaengphet 181 kms.
- Kanchanaburi 225 kms.
- Nakhon Sawan 64 kms.
- Suphanburi 134 kms.
- Banrai 79 kms.
- Huaikot 49 kms.
- Lan Sak 53 kms.
- Nong Chang 21 kms.
- Nong Khayang 11 kms.
- Sawang Arom 30kms.
- Thaptan 16 kms.
to get there
Uthai Thani is accessible by taking
Highway No.1 (Phaholyothin Rd.) and turn left at Bang Pa-In
interchange for Highway No.32 (Asia Rd.) via Phra Nakhon Si
Ayutthaya, Angthong, Sing Buri, Chainat and turn left at Km. No.206
to Uthai Thani for 22 kms.
Both air-conditioned bus and non air-conditioned bus leave from the
Northern Bus Terminal (Mor Chit2) on Khamphaengphet Rd. every day
from 05.00 a.m. - 06.00 p.m.
Festivals & Events
Bat Devo at Wat Sangkat Ratana Khiri
is an important festival at the end of the Buddhist lent, Uthai
Thani. Tak Bat Devo means to fell the bowls of the goods and in this
festival held a day after Ok Phansa (Buddhist Rains Retrest) about
October each year, monk descend from a hilltop temple to receive
offerings from local people, as the Buddha himself is believed to
have done after preaching to his mother in heaven.