This nature trail will lead you through one of Thailand’s most beautiful forest. You will learn how the ecosystem of the tropical cloud forest works, how it grow and die. You will see many special plants ranging from the minute and delicate filmy fern to hugh ancient tree fern.
You will experience the magical sight and sound of the cloud forest, the panoramic view of and sub-alpine meadow and the blooming sunlet scenlet rhododendron forest and the misty dreamy waterfall at the highest elevation in Thailand.
Cloud forest is a unique and rare habitat it occupies only 0.3% of earth (land) surface where it is found in the mountains of the Andes, tropical Africa, the Himalaya and South East Asia. In Thailand, it occurs only in a few high cloud-shrouded peaks (such as Doi Inthanon, Doi Chiang Dao and Doi Pha Horn Pok in Chiangmai).
This nature trail situates at approximately 2,200 meters above sea level, is 3.2 km. long and takes around 2-4 hours to complete.
The air is thin and cold and it can be very windy. You should have proper walking shoes and bring along a jacket, hat, water bottle, camera and a notebook.