Doi Inthanon National Park tour

9 Hours

Full day Doi Inthanon National Park Shared Tour

Doi Inthanon, 8,500 feet above sea level, is the highest summit in the country. Doi Inthanon is designated as a national park and is is a paradise for nature fanatics as it has over 400 species of birds, animals and flora & fauna. See the remains of Chao Inthawichayanon, the last independent ruler of Chiang Mai who died in 1897 after Lanna Kingdom was made a part of Siam. Enjoy exploring the Ang-Kha Nature Trail. Visit the Twin Pagodas built by the Thai Air force. Stop at Hmong tribal market. Enjoy local lunch, Visit Wachiratarn Waterfall

Highlights



Gorgeous view from Doi Inthanon, Thailand's highest mountain

Fresh, invigorating mountain air with cool climate

Relaxing stops at waterfalls & ancient pagodas

Wat Phra Thad Si Chom Thong's vistas & ancient treasures

Shrine of Chao Inthawitchayanon, former prince of Chiang Mai

Inclusions



Round-trip transfers on shared basis from centrally located hotels in Chiang Mai

Services of an English speaking guide throughout the tour

Lunch

Exclusions



Tips or gratuities

Personal expenditure

35THB Per/ Person fuel Cost

NOTES



Minimum 2 Paxs are required.

Tour Description

  • Spend a day at Doi Inthanon National Park, "the roof of Thailand". Visit the sacred and tranquil Wat Phra That Si Chom Thong, the beautiful Wachirathan Falls, enjoy jungle trekking at Aang-Ka (Michael's Trail) and see the pagodas of Phra Mahathat Chedi Nophamethanidol and Phra Mahathat Noppholbhumisiri.
  • Begin your day with ease as you're picked up from your hotel and driven to Inthanon National Park, located south of Chiang Mai. Pay a visit to Wat Phra That Si Chom Thong and discover holy relics and ancient Siamese treasures, such as the Shrine of Chao Inthawitchayanon.
  • Continue to Inthanon National Park, "the roof of Thailand", with vistas of Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in the country at 8,500 feet (2,560 m), and home to over 380 species of bird and tropical wildlife. Take a relaxing break at Wachirathan Falls before continuing to the breathtaking pagodas of Phra Mahathat Chedi Nophamethanidol and Phra Mahathat Noppholbhumisiri, built in honour of King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit.
  • Take a stroll along the Aang-Ka Trail (Michael's Trail) until you reach the summit of Inthanon, for amazing views of Thailand and a great photo-taking opportunity. Stop at a local restaurant for a delicious lunch, before making your way back to Chiang Mai, reflecting on your momentous, exciting event-filled day.
  • Itinerary



    08h30: Lying south of Chiang Mai, the granite mass of Doi Inthanon, 8,500 feet above sea level, is the highest summit in the country. Doi Inthanon is the tail of Himalaya mountain range, designated as a national park, the moist natural environment is a paradise for birds as it has almost 400 species, animals, flowers and faunas.

    10h30: After a final steep climb, the summit is surprisingly flat though misty, cool and breezy. Walk shortly to see a small Stupa contains the remains of Chao Inthawichayanon the last independent ruler of Chiang Mai who died in 1897 after Lanna Kingdom was combined to be a part of Siam. Enjoy exploring around Ang-Kha Nature Trail at the highest peak viewing beautiful Fern & Moss as well as White & Red Rhododendrons (bloom only during Jan – Feb).

    11h30: Visit the Twin Pagodas built by the Thai Air force in honor of their Majesties King and Queen for their 60th Birthday Anniversaries. A visitors’ center nearby contains tourist information both in Thai and English.

    12h30: Stop on the way down to shop at Hmong Tribal Market who trade various kinds of vegetations, temperature fruits and flowers from their own farm.

    13h00: Lunch will be served at the local restaurant.

    14h00: Drive through Baan Khun Klaang, the biggest Hmong community of Doi Inthanon heading to the Royal’s Project initiated by his Majesty the King to stop the hill tribes from growing the Opium. Enjoy searching around taking some pictures of beautiful flower plantations and the organic farmland inside the Project.

    14h45: Further down to Karen hill tribe village at Baan Sop Had.

    15h30: Last stop at Wachiratarn Waterfall. Relax by fresh and clear fall for freshen up after a long day tour.

    16h30: Transfer back to Chiang Mai.

    18h00: Return to the hotel.

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