DOI LUANG, 1 DAY SPECIAL SUMMIT TRAIL 4500THB
Available only November to February
Day 1- Pick up 6:00 to 6:30
-Drive to local market to pick up supplies for the hike.
Then we will head to Doi Luang National Park the drive will take approximate 1 and a half hours we - Arrive at starting point for the hike to the Summit. The hike will take approximately 4 to 5 hours to reach the peak.
The trail to the peak is incredibly scenic with panoramic views.
Once we summit you will experience the beauty of Chiang Dao an incredible 230-250 million year old limestone massif in the Daen Lao Range and rises abruptly and impressively from the plains below where Chiang Dao town is located. Chiang Dao translates to the City of Stars, a reference to the high peaks and elevations in the immediate area. Enjoy the beauty of the rainforest and all its fauna and flora.
-Here we will break and have lunch at the top of Doi Luang
-After lunch we will begin our ascent down the mountain this should take about 4 hour hike back down the mountainside through the rainforest enjoying the views and nature. We will take the trail through Keawlom which is diverse in flower species until we reach the end point.
-Once reaching the bottom of the mountain, we will drive to the Karen Homestay for the night, where we will have dinner by a warm fire and enjoy a night under the stars of Chiang Dao.
- After breakfast we will drive about 30 minutes to the starting point, where we will cross a small river and walk to the huge open ended cave which we will hike through for approximately 3 to 4 hours.
- Have lunch
Head back to Chiang Mai arriving around 16.00 to 17.00
Tour includes: Round transfer, all entrance fees, all meals, water, fruit, equipment and insurance
This hike is for experienced/fit levels only.