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Doi Mae Salong

Doi Mae Salong is one of the most prominent mountains in Thailand, and constitutes the extensive Daen Lao Range in the northern part of Thailand.

Doi Mae Salong

Chiang Mai National Parks

If you want to get out and about in nature, then Chiang Mai has you covered with a huge range of national parks and mountains for you to explore.

From high mountain peaks to low valleys, mountain temples to waterfalls, there is so much to explore in and around Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai National Parks, Doi Inthanon, Suthep & Waterfall Tours, Thailand




The most famous national parks in Chiang Mai are the Doi Suthep-Pui National Park which is located right next to the city of Chiang Mai and Doi Inthanon National Park which is located about 100kms south of Chiang Mai.

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park is home to the famous Wat Phra That Doi Suthep as well Bhubing Palace, numerous waterfalls and lookouts. You can also camp up here as there is a cheap campsite located just 4kms north from the palace.

A trip to Doi Inthanon National Park wont disappoint, as there is some of the most beautiful scenery and waterfalls located here. The main attractions of Doi Inthanon National Park is the summit of Doi Inthanon which houses temples, waterfalls, walking trails and the two stupas dedicated to the King and Queens 60th birthday anniversaries. Mae Ya Waterfall, Mae Klang Waterfall and Mae Pan Waterfall are also great options that are located here.

Other national parks in Chiang Mai include Doi Ang Khang which is located on the northern Thai/Burmese border and is best known hiking and trekking tours; Doi Mae Salong with tea plantations and magnificent viewpoints; and Phu Chi Fa Forest Park which is popular with hikers who walk to reach the peak before sunrise.

There are so many natural wonders in and around Chiang Mai, so click the links below to more fully explore the National Parks located around this region.



Doi Mae Salong

Doi Mae Salong

Mae Salong Nok, Mae Fa Luang

Doi Mae Salong is one of the most prominent mountains in Thailand, and constitutes the extensive Daen Lao Range in the northern part of Thailand.

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Phu Chi Fa Forest Park

Tap Tao, Thoeng

Phu Chi Fa Forest Park is an amazing destination nestled in the jungle, some 1628 meters above sea level. This natural setting is one not to be missed.

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Doi Inthanon National Park

Doi Inthanon National Park

Ban Luang, Chom Thong

Doi Inthanon, the tallest mountain in Thailand, is nestled in Chiang Mai Province in the northern part of the country. It is also known as Doi Luang.

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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park

Suthep, Chiang Mai

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park is a mountainous area located right next to Chiang Mai and is popular with travellers to Chiang Mai looking to spend a day in the outdoors. The National Park is home to the famous Wat Phra...

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Doi Ang Khang

Mae Sun, Fang

Doi Ang Khang has earned its reputation as Thailand’s own Switzerland, a fact that can be attributed to its cold climate and scenic mountain peaks.

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Chae Son National Park

Chae Son, Mueang Pan

Chae Son National Park is a stunning natural attraction found east of Chiang Mai in the Mueang Pan District. The small National Park is just around 592 square kilometres large, but it is rich in beauty and majestic...

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Doi Khun Tan National Park

Tha Pla Duk, Mae Tha

The Doi Khun Tan National Park is an amazing natural attraction in northern Thailand. Tucked right between Chiang Mai and Lampang, it’s famed not just for being one of the country’s oldest national parks, but it has an...

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Mae Klang Waterfall

Ban Luang, Chom Thong

The Mae Klang Waterfall is a popular natural attraction of near Chiang Mai, located within the picturesque Doi Inthanon National Park. This is a popular site for kids and adults alike, as it provides you with a chance...

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Op Luang National Park

Hang Dong, Hot

The Op Luang National Park is a fun, adventurous destination for outdoor lovers near Chiang Mai – located around 20 kilometres away from Hot, on Route 108. Even if you’ve never been to a rugged outdoor area...

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