Doi Inthanon National Park adventure tour (rainy season)
This tour is available only during the rainy season from 1st of June until 31st October.
Also known as "The Roof of Thailand", Doi Inthanon is the highest point in Thailand at 2,565 meters above the sea level. Locally known mostly for its cool weather all year round, it is one of the best national parks in northern Thailand, home to many waterfalls and a popular destination for birders. The park has a great diversity of forest types throughout different altitudes. At the higher altitudes the forests are humid all year round.
A day-tour in Doi Inthanon National Park includes hiking, visiting the highest point in Thailand, Two Chedis, waterfalls and Hmong hill-tribe market.
This is an example itinerary. The program may change depending on weather conditions, accessibility issues or any other obstacles. On eventual change of the itinerary we always make sure that the quality of our guests experience and personal safety are safeguarded.
From 8 a.m. to about 5-6 p.m.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel with a a/c minibus 8 a.m. in the early morning. Our first stop will be the summit of Doi Inthanon which is the highest point in Thailand, we will drive all the way to the top. After spending some time at the top and enjoying the view we will visit the Two Chedis that has been constructed to honour 60th birthday anniversaries of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. Before the afternoon session we will stop by at a Hmong market where products from the Royal Project are for sale and eat lunch at a local restaurant.
After the lunch, we will get to the starting point of the Doi Inthanon trekking for a two hours long trekking accompanied by a Karen guide. Along this route we will cross a river several times, see a majestic multi-tiered waterfall cascading towards a Karen village called Ban Mae Klang Luang where our trek ends. At the village we will spend some time to learn about coffee cultivation. You can taste a delicious cup of Mae Klang Luang coffee, if you like. On the late afternoon you will be taken back to your hotel.
Where & When?
This trip departs from your hotel in Chiang Mai and can be booked for wet season only. Chiang Mai can be reached by bus, train and flight from various destinations.
You'll be accompanied by a private guide and no other people will join you; the best way to explore Doi Inthanon!
Please bear in mind that the listed price includes the entrance fees 300 Baht per person, transportation, lunch, drinking water and insurance.
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Tour rates include:
- Transportation by a/c minibus
- Entrance fees
- English speaking guide
- Drinking water
- All drinks except drinking water
- Personal expenses
Tour details in short:
- Duration: 1 day
- Type: Private tour
- Price: 1,600 - 5,900 THB
- Group size: 2 or more people
- Grade: Easy to moderate
- Transport: a/c minibus
- Start: 8 a.m.
- End: 5 - 6 p.m.
Things to bring:
- T-shirt and shorts for daytime
- Long sleeves/Jacket during winter time (Nov - Feb)
- Hiking shoes with good grip
- Flip flops
- Sun cream
- Insect repellent (DEET medicated)
- Sun glasses
- Small backpack