Doi Inthanon Royal Project

Doi Inthanon Royal Project

Where : Ban Luang, between Mae Chaem and Chom Thong District, Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Daily; the best period for viewing the waterfalls is May-Nov, for wild flowers is Dec-Feb, and for ornithologists is Nov-Mar

Fee : • Chartered minibus: 800 baht (also making stops at other attractions around the area)
• Doi Inthanon National Park admission fee: 400 baht (Adults), 200 baht (Children)

Hilight :

• The facilities are for research and development of pilot projects for cash crops, which include coffee, cold-climate fruits, and cut flowers
• Phumisiri, twin pagodas located at Km. 41.5, enshrines Lord Buddha’s ashes and Buddha images, and overlook the magnificent scenery of Doi Inthanon
• Doi Inthanon National Park

Activity :

• Visit plantation
• Learn local lifestyles and cultures
• Trek to the nearby waterfalls for the beautiful scenes and bird watching

 

How to go :

• By car: Travel 58 kilometers west of Chiang Mai via Highway No. 108 to Chom Thong, then turn right into Highway No. 1009 and continue a further distance of 48 kilometers along Highway No. 1009 to the summit. Total distance is around 90 kilometers
• By minibus: Take a minidus at Chom Thong Market, near Phra Tat Chom Thong Temple or Mae Klang Waterfall

 

What / Why :

Doi Inthanon Royal Project is in Khun Klang village close to the park headquarters. The project was initiated to help the hill tribes to cultivate cash crops other than opium and train them on modern agricultural practices.

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Author :

• Tour guide services are also available
• A steep asphalt road takes visitors up, thus the vehicle must be in a good condition

For More Information :

Contact : • Doi Inthanon Royal Project
Tel: (66) 5393 9658
• Doi Inthanon National Park
Tel: (66) 5335 5728, (66) 5326 8550, (66) 5326 8550, (66) 5326 8577,
Bangkok Office Tel: (66) 2562 0760

Site : http://www.dnp.go.th

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