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@ Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park

          Most of the topography is high and complex mountain range lying in a northern – southern line, as part of Daen Lao Range, with altitudes ranging from 400 to 2285 meters above sea level. The important mountains are Doi Pu Muen, Doi Laem, and Doi Pha Hom Pok Mountain which is the second-highest mountain as Thailand and source of many major creeks, with average temperature of 25.4 degrees Celsius throughout the year and lowest temperature of about 2 degrees Celsius at its peak in the winter.

         Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park opens to go up Doi Pha Hom Pok before 15.30, requiring only pickup truck, for it was a non-asphalt road. You may take a service to drive up the hill at 1,800 baht / 8 persons (overnight) at the tourist center. And do not fire on the lawn but there will be a charcoal brazier provided for rent. House for rent is only available on Fang Hot Spring (national park office)! On Doi Pha Hom Pok, there is only an area for tenting. At the office of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park (Fang Hot Spring), the service OF mineral bathing - sauna and Thai traditional massage for health are available every day, opening from 07.30 to 19.00 hr.

         Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, P. O.  Box 39, Pong Nam Ron Sub-district, Fang District, Chiang Mai 50110, Phone: 053-453517 -8 Ext 104 , or contact Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservention Tel. 0 2562 0760

How to get there

         By Car: From Chiang Mai city, take Highway 107 (Chiang Mai - Fang) to reach Fang District, and go along Fang – Monpin route about 3 kilometer, turn right and follow ARD Road 4054 about 8 kilometers to reach Fang hot spring where the office of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park is located. The total distance from Chiang Mai to the office of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park is about 160 kilometers and takes about 2 hours 30 minutes.

         By Bus: There are air-conditioned bus of Transport Company Limited and private affiliated buses available between Bangkok – Fang, Chiang Mai - Fang. When you arrive to Fang District, there will be a public carrier service to the office of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park approximately 11 kilometers.

 

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