Welcome to Doi Inthanon National Park
Thailand's highest peak – Doi Inthanon (often abbreviated to Doi In) – soars to 2565m above sea level, an impressive altitude for the kingdom, but a tad diminutive compared to its cousins in the Himalaya. Surrounding this granite massif is a 1000-sq-km national park, dotted with hiking trails and waterfalls and enveloped in an impenetrable curtain of jungle. When the heat of Chiang Mai gets too much, locals decamp... Read More
Top experiences in Doi Inthanon National Park
Doi Inthanon National Park activities
Private Full-Day Doi Inthanon National Park Chiang Mai Including 2-Hour Trekking and Lunch
Our driver and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Chiang Mai around 8am and head to Doi Inthanon National Park. Enjoy 1.5 hour scenic view up to the famous Wachiratharn Waterfall, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand. This scenic spot is excellent for picnics and photography. The waterfall has a steep drop of 164 feet (50 meters) with a large cascade plummeting over the edge into a deep pool below, creating a misty veil of great beauty. From the waterfall, we continue to the Hmong Market, where you will see a lot of product from the royal project. Drive up to the mountain we proceeding to the highest spot in Thailand and discover stupa that contains famous Chiang Mai King’s ashes. Enjoy the amazing ariels view on the top of the mountain and the peaceful atmosphere before we head back down to the ground. On the way down, we visit the King and Queen pagoda where you will see beautiful garden. Explore and learn more about the history of this beautiful pagoda built many centuries ago.Lunch will be served around noon. Then, we drive to the trekking start point and meet your local tour guide. See the native tropical flora and fauna along the trekking trails and we will stop at Pha Dok Soew Waterfall for some beautiful photos. It will take approximately 2 hours trekking pass the paddy fields and coffee plantation. Final stop at Baan Mae Klang Laung, where you get the opportunity to taste the famous local coffee and relax after a wonderful experience at Thailand’s highest peak.
Private 8-Hour Tour of Doi Inthanon National Park including Lunch from Chiang Mai
On this private 8-hour tour from Chiang Mai you will explore the culture and beauty of northern Thailand. This tour starts with a scenic drive through the mountainous countryside to Doi Inthanon National Park, home to a preserved forest and Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand standing at 8,514 feet above sea level.The tour continues with a visit to Phra Mahathat Napha Methanidon and Phra Mahathat Naphaphon Phumisiri, twin pagodas which were built to commemorate the fifth cycle birthdays of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. Both pagodas share similar bases as well as the two-level walking path that surrounds them. The pagodas enshrine Lord Buddha’s ashes and Buddha images, and overlook the magnificent scenery of Doi Inthanon.The tour continues with a visit to the Karen Hill Tribe Village and the Royal Project, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Upon descending, you will stop at the beautiful Vachiratharn Waterfall before driving to Baan Tawai (Hang Dong District), a new cottage industries village that produces everything from woodcarving and pottery to classical Thai artworks.
Amazing Trekking at Doi Inthanon National Park and Hmong Hill Tribe Village from Chiang Mai
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or guest house lobby in Chiang Mai around 7am and travel to Doi Inthanon National Park. It will take approximately 2 hours to the highest peak of Thailand – Doi Inthanon National Park. Enjoy the outstanding view at the summit and walking in the nature trail to see many kind of birds, historical sightseeing and flowers admiring. Visit the beautiful architecture of Nopamaytanidol Chidi and Phra Mahatat Nopaphon Bhumisiri which build to honor the 60th birthday of King Bhumipol and Queen Sirikit. Then, we will break for lunch at the Royal Project restaurant. After lunch, we proceed to the Royal Project foundation and Hmong hill tribe village. The Royal Project foundation, as it now becomes, has responded to His Majesty's The King initiative to help the hill tribes to help themselves in growing useful crops which enable them to have a better standard of living. We will spend 2-3 hours walking through the jungle following a narrow mountain trail which leads us to stunning hidden waterfall in the middle of lush jungle. Along the way before reaching the Pagagayaw Karen hill tribe village, we will pass through the farmland where you will see the coffee plantation, flowers farm and the beautiful rice terraces. The possibility to see is around July - the middle of November.Discover the Pagagayaw Karen hill tribe village and taste a cup of locally grown coffee then move on to Vachiratharn Waterfall, a 70 meters high thunderous waterfall. Enjoy the cool fresh air at the waterfall before we continue back to the ground. Our driver will drive you back to your hotel in Chiang Mai around 6:30pm.
3-Day Mae Hong Son Loop Motorcycle Tour from Chiang Mai
This excursion will take you first to the highest peak of Thailand (Doi Inthanon with 8,415 feet or 2,565 meters above sea level). Ride along winding and narrow twisty curvy roads with high mountain scenery along the Myanmar border on perfect tarmac roads. 1,864 curves through a vast panorama view of Mae Hong Son and the charming Pai. National Parks and non-touristic places full of unique history and activities.Early morning meet and greet at your accommodation in Chiang Mai. We will provide the tour briefing, and then your riding gear and bike. We will inform you briefly of local history, geography and acknowledge any personal requirements. Lastly we have a general Q&A opportunity for any concerns you might have related to the tour.Day 1. Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanon – Mae Sariang (170 miles or 275 kms.)Familiarize yourself with your bike on the highway ride heading south of Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon National Park, the highest peak in Thailand, 8,415 feet or 2.565 meter above sea level. Ride along the excellent winding mountain road through pine forest scenery. Visit Thailand’s finest waterfall, nature trails, Royal pagodas and botanical gardens. Descending to Mae Chaem for a relaxing lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, ride on, passing through pine forests until we reach Mae Sariang where you later enjoy your peaceful accommodation.Day 2. Mae Sariang – Mae Hong Son – Pai (169 miles or 273 kms.)After breakfast, leave Mae Sariang to Mae Hong Son on narrow twisty curvy roads. In Khun Yuam we make a break and visit a World War II museum. Visit the long-neck Karen tribe village near the border of Thailand and Myanmar. Visit Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu, the first temple of Mae Hong Son on the hilltop. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Visit Lod cave, which means, “cave with stream running through”, on a bamboo raft. Then back on twisty curvy roads to Pai. Visit Tha Pai hot spring, where you can enjoy a mineral bath. Then we reach a charming accommodation with swimming pool.Day 3. Pai – Chiang Mai (84 miles or 135 kms.)Before breakfast, in the very early morning you have a chance to offer food to the monks along the streets of Pai`s local market. After breakfast, visit the Pai World War II Memorial Bridge. Back on winding mountainous roads to Mok Fah waterfall. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Continue along winding roads, passing farming areas before heading back to Chiang Mai City.