Doi Chong National Park ‘Be happy with your vacation.’
Let’s move to another nice national park in Lampang. This place is worthy of spending your vacation time.
Doi Chong national park takes place in Sob Prab District, Thoen District, and Mae Prig District for about 332 millions square metres. The landscape mostly consists of mountains and hills. The highest part is about 1,339 metres higher than the sea level.
The climate at the Doi Chong national park is monsoon tropical. Its mostly cold. However, at some point, the temperature can move up to 40 degree Celcius and move down to 4 degree Celcius. Choose your travel time properly, so that you won’t have to ruin your trip.
The scenery is very beautiful. There are many parts of forests: mixed forests, dry dipterocarp forests, or hill evergreen forests. You should find many species of plants, all of which are interesting. Animals can be found too, mostly something like foxes, snakes, wild chickens, birds, bears etc.
Attractions in Doi Chong National Park
Doi Chong : From the National Park’s office, you must take the jungle route for approximately 7 kilometres to the mountaintop, where you will be impressed with sightseeing spots for watching beautiful sunrise and sunset, as well as the surrounding scenery. From the sightseeing spots, you can view forests and high mountains of the National Park. The highest mountaintop of the National Park is situated at 1,339 meters above the sea level, with cool and breezy weather throughout the year. On the mountaintop of the National Park, there are different kinds of orchids, particularly a uniquely colourful Vanda Coerulea (Fah-mui), which blooms during October-January of every year.
An interesting activity at Doi Chong national park is to explore woodland areas. Get around and take photos. Have a picnic at some spot, but always keep the area clean. But the best activity is to set up a camp. You should bring your own tent, set up your camp at the camping ground, then it’s done. Enjoy your time. Eat your food, play an ukulele, and sing near a fire. That will be happy for you
How to get there
Keep driving along the Highway No.1. Just head south for about 54 kilometres until you reach the office of Sob Prab District. Then turn right into the road of Ban Lai-Ban Kaen. Continue straight for about 8 kilometres and then turn left. Keep going for the final 7 kilometres and you will arrive at the office of Doi Chong national park headquarter. If you still worry about getting lost, we recommend you to book the car rental with driver.