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PROGRAMDoi Inthanon National Park

 

DOI INTHANON NATIONAL PARK (8.30 am. - 5pm)

HIGHLIGHTS: 2 Waterfalls,Karen Hilltribe Village,Royal Project,2 Royal Pagoda of the King and the Queen,Summit of Doi Inthanon

Doi Inthanon which covers an area of 482 square kilometers and houses Thailand's highest peak, Doi Inthanon, standing 2,565 metres above sea level. Temperatures at summit in winter have been known to drop to around zero, and the peven in summer it remains relatively cool in peak.

The park lies to the South of Chiangmai: a 57 kilometers drive to ChomThong District. Doi Inthanon is home to more than 300 species of birds, and while animal numbers have dwindled owing to hunting, there are still to be found snakes, gibbons, deer's, wild board and Red jungle fowl.Hmong and Karen villagers harvest cool-weather fruits such as strawberries, apricots and grapes, as well as many exotic flowers.The park is home to many waterfalls, including Wachiratharn, Siritharn and Siriphum Waterfall

The Wachirathan Waterfall is a large cascade which plummets over the edge o f a high cliff into a deep pool below. The waterfall, some 750 meters above sea level, which was formerly called Tad Kong Yong.

The Royal Project was initiated in 1979 as part of His Majesty the King's efforts to help the hill tribes to cultivate cash crops other than opium, to introduce them to modern agricultural practices and to help them protect forests and river catchments. This particular station has responsibility for research into temperate zone plant species.For a truly splendid view from Doi Inthanon, as well as gaining insight into the reverence of the Thai people for their Royal Family, visit the twin pagodas Phra Mahathart Napamataneedon and Phra Mahathart Napapolpoomsiri. These beautiful structures were built by Royal Thai Air Force and the people of Thailand to commemorate the 5th cycle birthday one cycle being 12 years) of their Majesties the King and the Queen. The first of these (pagodas, erected on the occasion of The King's 60th birthday in 1987, is 50 meters wide and 60 meters tall. Inside is Buddha relic and an image of the Lord Buddha. The second, honoring The Queen's 60th birthday in 1992, is of a similar size (37 meters wide and 55 meters tall) and design, twelve-sided, with verandas at two levels. The Buddha image is a massive jade carving, over 3 meters tall and weighing 4 tons. When you are visit the chidi, make sure you are wearing long pants or skirt, and shirt or blouse.

 

Tour included:
- Entrances fee mentions on tour
- Air-Conditioned transportation with Insurance
- English speaking guide with T.A.T License
- Lunch (Set menu)
- Drinking water
 

Price 1,200 THB  (Join Group)

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Posted by Aministrator | Updated : Sunday, September 15, 2013 Time: 11:20:09 am

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