FULL DAY DOI INTHANON + MINI TREK BAAN MAE KLANG LUANG
Lying south of Chiang Mai, the granite mass of Doi Inthanon National Park, 8,500 feet above sea level, is highest mountain of Thailand. 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.
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).
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.
Lunch will be served at the local restaurant.
Drive to Karen hill tribe village Baan Mae Klang Luang, see how the Karen people live in harmony with nature and rice field (depend on season) and you can refreshing up with a cup of hot, fresh, Hill tribe coffee. Enjoy trekking with local Karen guide through pristine forest in Doi Inthanon National Park about 2 hours, visit a small waterfall on the way.
Leave the village and make short stop at Wachiratarn Waterfall. Relax by fresh and clear fall for freshen up after a long day tour (cannot swim).
Transfer back to Chiang Mai.
Return to the hotel
End of services
REMARK: Timing is approximately and program can be change or switch without prior notice depends on local conditions.
1. Transportation : Van
2. Meal : 01 lunch
3. English speaking Trekking Guide
4. Admission fee as mentioned
5. Accidental Insurance