Doi Suthep & Doi Pui National Park – A Tour Guide’s Story

By Ms Natthika Roongruengwong (Bee) In the morning I picked up my clients at the hotel. One of them was wearing rubber sandals. I advised him to change to good walking shoes. Fifteen minutes later we were en route to Doi Suthep mountain which overlooks Chiang Mai city. We made a stop at Kruba Sri […]

Sapria Himalayana in Doi Pui/Doi Suthep National Park

November 10, 2009 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Regional News, Travel

During a trial run for our nature tours in Doi Pui/Doi Suthep national park we encountered the rare Sapria Himalayana. This flowering plant is related to the Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world. The Rafflesia is found in Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand. The Sapria is much much smaller than the Giant […]