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Guide to Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand.

Come visit the home to the roof of Thailand, Doi Inthanon. Doi Inthanon National Park has amazing hikes, serene surroundings and picturesque countryside.

Just ninety minutes from the famous northern province of Chiang Mai lies Doi Inthanon National Park. It is home to the highest peak in Thailand, Doi Inthanon which is also fondly called the roof of Thailand by locals fondly. If you are tired of the bustling city rush of the big cities of Thailand, then you can enjoy some leisure time here in Doi Inthanon National Park. The place has some vivid and serene views that are a sight for sore eyes. Spend your time hiking along the picturesque countryside, witnessing the glories of nature and also interact with elusive hill tribes who are natives to the area.

What are the things to do in Doi Inthanon National Park?

Before heading to Doi Inthanon Park, we would advise you to invest in a pair of good walking shoes as to enjoy the place fully; you need to walk a lot. There are several hiking trails you could follow to get the best visuals of this mountainous terrain. One such trail is Kew Mae Pan Natural Trail, whose picture-perfect landscape would leave you starstruck. The trail takes you through the very sublime and vivid forests. Spend some time fooling around at Wachirathan waterfall, which has many waterfalls combined in one. Another famous waterfall you could visit is Mae Klang waterfall which is smaller than Wachirathan but looks enchanting. If you are looking for an adventurous and challenging trek, then choose the trail from Montrathan falls to the village of Khun Chang Khian. You can witness the magnificent flora and fauna of this mountainous terrain.

Can we stay in Doi Inthanon? 

If you have an affinity towards mountains and want to spend more than a day in this enchanting place, then you could bunk in Inthanon Riverside Resort. Make full use of the free bicycle for hire offered by the resort to enjoy the surrounding areas.

Best time to visit Doi Inthanon Park, Thailand.

Though the peak of the tourist season in Thailand is December to March, when the weather is just perfect but avoid Doi Inthanon at that time, being a hilly area, it tends to get very cold, but if you love the biting cold and the nip in the air, then this weather might be perfect for you.

So, when are you visiting this beautiful hilly paradise?

Priyadarshini Kaul

Priyadarshini Kaul Mishra has two Master’s Degrees in English Literature and History. She is actively following her passion for the language by being a content creator since many years now. Besides this, Priyadarshini is a true bookworm at heart and tries to be an avid reader despite being a full-time mother now. She is also a professionally certified baker and puts on the oven mitts every now and then.
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