The tropical forest south of the city, for a nice view and pray your expects at the shrine of King Inthawichayanon, enjoy a short hike along the trail, see the twin stupas, the Royal project, Karen tribal village and stunning view of waterfalls.
What you’ll do
Get pick up at 8.00-8.30 am from your accommodation (hotel or guesthouse in Chiang Mai) and drive to South of Chiang Mai for Doi Inthanon National Park — the highest peak in Thailand.
- Go to the top of the highest mountain peak of Thailand (enjoy a short hike along the nature trail)
- Visit the twin stupas that commemorate King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit
- Visit the Royal Agricultural Research culture in Angkhang
- Visit Karen hill tribe and terrace rice field at Ban Mae Klang Luang
- Visit 2 different Waterfalls (Sirithan and Wachirathan Waterfalls)
Doi Inthanon is one of the most popular national parks in Thailand. It is famous for its waterfalls, few trails, remote villages, picturesque montane farms, viewpoints, sunrise/sunset watching, birdwatching and the all-year-round cold weather on higher elevations. The main park entrance is about 70 km southwest from Chiang Mai city center. Also known as "The Roof of Thailand", Doi Inthanon National Park covers an area of 482 km² in Chiang Mai province north of Thailand. The park is part of the Himalayan mountain range with elevations ranging between 800 and 2,565 meters asl. The highest peak at Doi Inthanon Mountain which is the highest mountain in Thailand. The park has high humidity and cold weather all year round. The park is named in honor of the king Inthawichayanon, one of the last kings of Chiang Mai, who was concerned about the forests in the north of Thailand and wanted to preserve it. After his death, his remains were placed in the park as he ordered and the forest was renamed to Doi Inthanon. The flora consists of moist evergreen cloud forests, sphagnum bog on elevations over 1,800 meters asl, dry evergreen, pine, mixed deciduous teak and dipterocarp forests on the lower elevations. The rainy season is May to October with most rainfall around July to September. The rest of the year is quite dry with colder weather around November to February.