At 2,565 metres, Doi Inthanon is Thailand’s highest peak located in the country’s most renowned park in the north. The park has four waterfalls, terraced rice fields, picturesque valleys and small hill tribe villages. It is also home to exotic butterflies, wild flowers, interesting wildlife and more than 300 species of birds.
1. 8:00 a.m. Departure from 137 Pillars House.
2. 10:00a.m. Reach the highest point of the park for expansive views over the surrounding countryside.
3. 10:30a.m. Visit the Royal Chedis at the summit of Doi Inthanon. The Southern Napamethaneedon and the Northern Napapolphumsiri were built to commemorate the 60th birthday celebrations of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen respectively. Both contain stylised Buddha images and are decorated with terracotta-tiled murals.
4. Lunch at the Royal Project restaurant.
5. 01:00p.m. Visit a Hmong hill tribe village and the Royal Projects initiated by His Majesty the King to help farmers and hill tribe villagers improve their quality of life, support themselves and discourage poppy growing.
6. 02:00p.m. Visit Wachiratarn Waterfall, one of the park’s four waterfalls.
7. 05.00p.m. Return to 137 Pillars House.
Duration : 9 hours