Adventure

Chiang Mai: 6-Hour Doi Pui National Park Summit Hike

Adventure

Chiang Mai: 6-Hour Doi Pui National Park Summit Hike

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A 6-hour climb to the 1,650-meter summit of Doi Pui, in the Doi Suthep National Park. It is one of Thailand's most rewarding peaks, with highland jungle and hill tribe contact. Experience the way monks live in the northern region.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Thai, English
Pickup included
Hotel pickup
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend a full day in the highland jungle of Doi Suthep National Park
  • Trek ancient monk trails to Wat Suthep Temple and beyond
  • Walk in the footsteps of hill tribe hunters and gatherers as you near Doi Pui Summit
Full description
After being picked up in the morning from your hotel in Chiang Mai city, you will head towards your local hiking adventure. 2 hours after beginning your ascent, you will reach Wat Doi Suthep at the 1,100 meter mark. Here you will start to traverse through highland jungle and the old Hmong Hill Tribe Village near the summit of Doi Pui which you will reach after your 3rd hour. After a hearty lunch at the village and an approximate 1-hour climb, you will tackle the summit of Doi Pui peak. Here we get to enjoy 180 degrees views of the Mae Ping Valley. The trip will be completed by a climb with a 30-minute downhill stroll to the Doi Pui Camp grounds ,where your ride back awaits you. Refreshed with cold drinks and snacks, you will then head back to the comfort of Chiang Mai, but not before making a stop at Wat Suthep to marvel at this rich temple which was built centuries ago in 1383.
Includes
  • Transport to the Monk Trail
  • All drinking water
  • Hill tribe lunch
  • Adjustable hiking sticks (optional)
  • Gloves
  • Day pack
  • Extraction from Doi Pui Campgrounds at 1,400 meters by truck
  • Hotel transfers from Chiang Mai city center
  • National park fees and insurance of 250 baht

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Important information

Know before you go

  • It is a long hike, consider a bit of carbohydrate loading and going easy on alcohol the night beforehand
  • The relative short drive to the trail head and the convenient summit extraction allows for a full day of climbing
  • Please wear firm hiking shoes
  • Bring snacks and insect repellent
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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Absolute dream day. Hiking, in parts trekking and climbing, stunning scenery and with a guide, in our case A, who was very knowledgeable, funny and made the whole day an absolute splendid occasion.. Thank you very much. We can only recommend this outing. An sbsolute dream

March 27, 2023

We had a wonderful day with our terrific guide. He explained the history of the temple and other interesting points along the trek. We had small group. Thank you to our wonderful young Denmark friends for making the tour special. If you get car sick, beware. The road ti the top has lots of sharp corners.

March 27, 2023

A very good, but challenging, hike. A narrow path through the forest. Our guides showed us a tarantula hole and details about various plants we passed. A beautiful place for our mid-hike lunch in a small mountain village and the temples were an interesting reprieve on the walk.

March 27, 2023

Product ID: 179096