At a height of 2565 meters above sea level, the Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand. This high an altitude ensures that temperatures at the peak are refreshingly cool all year round and tip just below freezing point during the cool season of the region. Situated at the peak is the Doi Inthanon National Park that consists of rugged mountainous terrain and a lush tropical forest dotted with mighty rivers and a scenic waterfall. There can be no doubt that this park is a true jewel of the beauty of nature.
The park has a well-protected status of being a sanctuary for a wide variety of animal species and is said to be the best venue in Thailand to go bird watching. About 362 species of birds make their home at the park, and many of them are not easily found [Read more…]