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One of Thailand's most famous national parks, containing as it does the Kingdom's highest mountain -- Doi Inthanon itself at 2,565 m. The park contains a mixture of dry dipterocarp on the lower slopes, mixed deciduous, (teak etc), mountain evergreen, pine and cloud forest, (near the summit), so is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Not much in the way of large mammals but particularly rich in birdlife with several species to be found only in this one spot in the country.
There are also numerous spectacular waterfalls and several Karen and Hmong villages though some of the waterfalls can get very busy at weekends. (Maps are to be found at the park information centre). The road along the foot of Inthanon has numerous easily accessible waterfalls then shortly after reaching the park headquarters, (note entrance fee here is a more reasonable 100 baht), you can turn left for Read our complete Doi Inthanon travel guide