Doi Inthanon National Park, the highest peak of Thailand with 2,565 meters above the sea level. This mountain is part of Himalaya Mountain. Doi is the mountain . Inthanon is the name of the last king of Lanna Kingdom before we became Siam or Thailand. Long time ago, the mountain names ” Ang – Ka” ( The pound where there are many crows came and drank the water hear). The name of the mountain change after the pass away of the last king in Chiang Mai. Because he loved the cold weather up the top. His daughter contained his ashes in the stupa up the peak and then people named the mountain as ” Doi Inthanon” after her father ‘s name since then.
The weather up the peak is pleasant for all season.However ti could be very cold in winter time. People love to spend their holiday time up with the lovely nature. You could also see the Twin pagoda of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen of Thailand with the panoramic view and beautiful flowers garden as well.
There are also many waterfalls spread out in the national park area. The most beautiful is Wachirathan waterfall which has the water all year round. The King Royal project with fresh vegetables and fruits for you buy.
Doi Inthanon is one of the must in Chiang Mai for you to visit if you love trees and nature.