Doi Inthanon Camping Adventure
Your guide will meet you at the hotel for your Doi Inthanon Camping Adventure. Doi Inthanon is with 2,565 meters elevation above sea level the highest mountain of Thailand. The mountain and its environes are an important watershed area. Forest types include moist evergreen forest, pine forest and mixed deciduous forest. The park supports the largest number of bird species of any site in Thailand. We will drive to Doi Inthanon National Park. We will stop at a local market to buy some supplies after which we will continue to the national park . We will drive to the summit of Doi Inthanon. Here we will visit a small information centre. After a short forest walk close to the summit we will descend and briefly stop at the two pagodas that were erected in the honor of the King and Queen of Thailand. Then we will proceed to Baan Mae Klang Luang, a Karen village where our local guide will be waiting for us. If necessary we can leave some of our luggage in this village where will return after the trek. After lunch in the village we will board a local pickup truck that will transfer us to the starting point of the trek to the summit of Doi Hua Seua. We will trek through dense forest for about two to three hours to the campsite. Your guide will explain about the different forest types of Northern Thailand. After having reached the summit we will set up camp. It’s time to relax and enjoy the fantastic view. Your guide will prepare dinner. Please note that there is no bathing facility at the campsite. You will spend the night on Doi Hua Seua
Enjoy an early morning wake up call by the birds. It is the second day of your Doi Inthanon Camping Adventure. Watch the sunrise and the sea of clouds before we have breakfast. After breakfast you have the option to hike to the summit of Doi Hua Seua which is a short but steep trek. You can also stay behind at the campsite. Enjoy the scenery at the viewpoint before we walk down a different way to Ban Mae Klang Luang. The descent takes about four hours, mostly through dense forest. We will stop along the way for pictures. After arrival in the Karen Village Baan Mae Klang Luang where we will have lunch.
After this we will spend some time in the village and learn about coffee cultivation. You will taste a delicious cup of Mae Klang Luang coffee. Continue to visit the Vachirathan waterfall and Mae Ya waterfall where you can relax.
Transfer back to Chiang Mai and drop off at the hotel. It is the end of your memorable Doi Inthanon Camping Adventure!