Doi Wiang Pha National Park
Doi Wiang Pha is to be announced as a national park covering the areas of Mae Fang National Conserved Forest in Tambol Sridongyen, Tambol Maetalob, Chaiprakarn District, Tambol Mae Kha, Tambol Mae Kha, Fang District, Chiang Mai Province, and the left side of Mae Lao National Conserved Forest in Tambol Pa Daed, Tambol Srithoi, Tambol Thakor of Chiang Rai Province within an approximate area of 583 square kilometers or 364,375 rai.
ViewDoi Wiang Pha National Park Map
The weather at the National Park can be divided into 3 seasons including rainy season (May-October), when it rains heavily in September, winter (November-February), when the weather is cool and ideal for travelling, and summer (March-April), when the weather is rather hot.
Varieties of Plants and Wild Animals
There are a variety of forests covering the whole areas of the National Park, including virgin forests, arid, evergreen forests, pinery, timber forests, and mixed forests, depending on the altitude of the areas. Major plants include teak, rubber trees, Leguminosae (Pradoo), Michelia Alba, Pinus Merkusii Jungh (two-leaf pines), different kinds of Lithocarpus Cantleyanus (Kor), moss, ferns, orchids, etc.
Due to its abundance of forests, varieties of plants, and different altitudes of the areas (300-1,834 meters), the National Park has become the source of foods and dwelling places for different kinds of wild animals including Muntiacus Muntjak, wild boars, gorals, porcupines, wild rabbits, monkeys, masked palm civets, squirrels, tree shrews, and different kinds of birds such as White-rumped Shama, turtle doves, hawks, while fowls, etc.
Location and Journey
Doi Wiang Pha National Park
P.O. Box 14, Chaiprakarn, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50320
Tel. : 0 7186 2118
From the city of Chiang Mai, you may take Highway No. 107 to Chaiprakarn District. At Baan Mae Khi (km 125)
Huai Sai Khao Waterfall
Huai Sai Khao Waterfall is a 3-step, small-sized waterfall, originated from Sai Khao Gulley. The Waterfall is situated approximately 300 meters away from the National Park’s office. In summer, the Waterfall rather dries up.
Doi Wiang Pha Waterfall
Doi Wiang Pha Waterfall is approximately 18 meters high, originated from Maetalob Gulley and situated approximately 8 kilometers away from the National Park’s office.
Mae Fangluang Waterfall
Mae Fangluang Waterfall is approximately 10 meters high, situated approximately 10 kilometers away from the National Park’s Protection Unit No. Vor.Phor.1 (Hua Fai).
Doi Wiang Pha Sightseeing Spot
Tourists may experience the natural charms of mountain ranges at dawn and in the twilight. In winter, the weather is coal and foggy in the morning. The sightseeing spot is situated approximately 30 kilometers away from the National Park’s Protection Unit No. Vor.Phor.1 (Hua Fai).
Pa Sor waterfall