Early Bird trip, Sunrise at Doi Inthanont National Park + Soft Trek at Kiew Mae Pan. Chiang Mai Tours
Highlights of the trip.
Catching up the sunrise on the hightest peak of Thailand. Trail Walking through the nature of the evergreen forest over the top of the highest peak of Thailand, Doi Inthanont See wildlife and rare plants on the walk way. Overlook the panoramic view from the open area where you can see mountains curtain all around. Easy soft trek to Kiew Mae Pan.
Depart from the hotel in the morning, heading southward of Chang Mai along high way no.108 to Doi Inthanont National Park, the highest peak of Thailand with 2,565 meters above the sea leval. Along the mountainous road up see the beautiful scenic view and lush green nature forest area. Around 44 kilometers up the top. You can see the highest peak of Thailand with the stupa of King Inthawitchayanon, the last King of Lanna Kingdom before we became Siam and Thailand later on. The King Once had a chance to visit this mountain which name “ Doi AngKa ” ( The mountain of the crows’ pound) and liked the place so much for him to ask his daughter, Chao Dararassamee who became the lady consort of King Rama 5th of Thailand at that time. He wished his ashes to be placed up at the peak of the mountain soon after he passed away the name of the mountain had changed to be “ Doi Inthanont National Park ” since then.
At the peak, stand the stupa of the king among the cool climate in summer and cold in winter. In this place not only the beautiful forest area, you can also see some beautiful birds as well. Near by the stupa, there is a radar control station of Thai Lada Airfoce to keep control the border line between Thailand and Myanmar. After visit the stupa of King Inthawichayanont enjoy 30 minutes walk in the Angka nature trail. See the lush green forest area and feel fresh with the cool breath against your face. Then continue to Kiew Mae Parn Jungle Trail with 2,157 meters above the sea level. Doi Inthanont is the major water source of the Ping River in Chiang Mai which is the main river that feeding the agricultural area in the Northern part of Thailand. Here’s also the place where you can learn and admire the beautiful nature. Walking through the green forest with the fresh air is very pleasant here. The total distant is about 3 kilometers. It will take about 3 hours all the whole way. You will enjoy the walk and the beautiful nature of trees, ferns, waterfall and more. From the green forest, soon you will get into the big open space with the lovely view of the mountains and the cool breeze of the view points. Over look view as the birds’re fling in the sky. On the walk way, the trail will lead you along side of the mountains area through Alpine Savanna. You may be lucky and have a chance to see Mainland Sero and Goral climb on the cliff. See the twin rocks of Kiewmaeparn with the lovely view for photos before walking back through the trail in the forest.
After that continue to Wachiratharn Waterfall one of the waterfall in the national park before the returning to the hotel.
Remark! This trip available from early of November to end of May only and the trail will be closed for the nature to reform.
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The price : 3,300 THB/person (Private tour only. Minimum 2 persons.)
Pick up time : 5.00 am. at your hotel lobby.
Tour duration : Daily 05:00 am - 04:00 pm.
Type of the trip : Private tour only. ( Minimum 2 persons to start the trip)
Service provided by : Chiang Mai Tour Center only.
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the program.
- Drinking water.
- Refreshing towels.
- English speaking guide.
- Accident Insurance.
Tour does not includes.
- Soft drinks and Alcohol drinks.
- Tipping during the tip.
- Your own expenses during the tip.
- Optional tour.
November - February.
During the winter in Thailand, the temperature is between 5 - 12 degrees Celsius / 41 - 54 degrees Fahrenheit. You should come prepared with appropriate clothing. This is the best time for traveling in Thailand, due to the nice and cool weather. The landscape is covered with blooming flowers and lush vegetation which makes the bio diversity of birds and wildlife plentiful.
March - May.
This is summer time, the temperature is between 28 - 33 degree Celsius / 82 - 91 degrees Fahrenheit. The hottest time of the year is April, when temperatures can reach as high as 43 degree Celsius / 109 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring something light and thin to wear. Hat, Sun glasses and sunscreen is recommended.
June - October.
This is the rainy season, the temperature is between 18 - 25 degree Celsius / 64 -77 degrees Fahrenheit. An umbrella or rain coat are recommended. Flip flops or thongs are the best shoes to wear during these months.