Tourists flock to Doi Inthanon for long weekend


CHIANG MAI: A large number of tourists have flocked to the Doi Inthanon National Park in Chom Thong district to experience the cool weather during the long weekend, and they are not disappointed.

A total of 5,526 tourists, 72 of them foreigners, with 1,580 vehicles went up to Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest mountain top, on Saturday. They were greeted with “new normal” procedures once they set foot in the national park.

On Sunday morning, the temperature at Kiew Mae Pan, the popular point to enjoy a scenic view of natural beauty and the first light of the day in the sea of mist, was 9 degree Celcius.

The temperature at the top of Doi Inthanon was 10 and the park’s office 13 degree Celcius.

Kriangkrai Chaipiset, chief of the Doi Inthanon National Park, said more people stayed overnight at designated camping areas.

Since this year’s old season is expected to be…

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