Doi Inthanon National Park

Top choice in Chiang Mai Province

Thailand’s highest peak is Doi Inthanon (often abbreviated to Doi In), 2565m above sea level, which is impressive for the kingdom, but a tad diminutive compared to its cousins in the Himalaya. The 482-sq-km national park surrounding the peak has hiking trails, waterfalls and two monumental stupas erected in honour of the king and queen.

It is a popular day trip from Chiang Mai for tourists and locals, especially during the New Year’s holiday when there’s frost at the summit.

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