Doi Pha Hom Pok is one of the most beautiful mountain peaks of Thailand. which the nature tourists want to conquer once. Because it is the second highest in Thailand, 2,285 meters above sea level. At the same time, This is one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Thailand Especially in the winter that has a sea fog.
Doi Pha Hom Pok covered in 3 districts of Chiang Mai. Including Mae Ai District, Fang District, and Chai Prakan District. At the same time, the western boundary connecting to the Myanmar border up to 70 kilometers in length. A total area of 524 square kilometers
Originally called Mae Fang National Park. Later on, March 14, 2006, renamed to Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. For consistent with Doi Pha Hom Pok. But last on September 26, 2008, renamed again “Doi Fah Hom Pok National Park” to the present day
Another highlight of Doi Fah Hom Pok National Park is Fang Hot Springs. This is a natural hot spring caused by underground heat. Which distributed in approximately 10 rai of land. The largest pond has Geyser hot springs which can reach up to 40-50 meters. The water temperature is about 40-88 degrees Celsius. Therefore at the national park created a space to facilitate tourists in the mineral bath.
The most popular activity of Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park. That is the walking along the natural path to watch the sunrise and sunset on the top of Doi Pha Hom Pok. Which is open for tourists to visit almost all year round (Closed during July – 30 September)
Nature trails that go up to the top of Doi Pha Hom Pok divided into 8 points are Orchid, Pat, Harn Chang Rong, Big Tree wear cloth, Bunker viewpoint, Hill evergreen forest, Tien Kham, and Pink Pim Jai.
Normally, Doi Phah Hom National Park is open for tourists to visit throughout the year. But closes in some section during July – September, Such as Kiew Lom the tent area. Nama Areun Waterfall, Huai Hean, Pu Meun, Mae Hang and small house project in the big forest. According to the royal initiative and Doi Fah Hom Pok
The walking up to the top of the Doi Fah Hom Pok, The Tourists will start at the tent area. (Is the tallest tent area in Thailand Up to 1,924 meters above sea level) and then walk up to about 3.5 kilometers, which will be opened up from about 03.00-15.30 hrs. Of every day. Must have the staff to navigate every group.
In addition to the Kiew Lom tent area In Doi Pha Hom National Park, there is also the Mon Son tent area. And Sui Tang tent area Which is close to Doi Ang Khang, allowing tourists experience and admire the beautiful sunrise and misty sea views
Another hot spot is the Sui Tang Viewpoint. Which will be able to see the beautiful sea mist flowing along the grooves of the valley Similar to flowing water Therefore received the nickname as the stream of the mist. There is also the tents that set up in this area for the tourists as well.