Doi Luang National Park
|Doi Luang National Park|
Location within Thailand
|Location||Chiang Rai, Lampang and Phayao Provinces|
1,426 m high Doi Luang, a mountain located towards the northern end of the park in Mae Chai District, should not be confused with Doi Luang, with an altitude of 1,694 m the highest mountain of the Phi Pan Nam Range, that is located about 30 km further south in the same mountain chain. The sources of the Wang and the Lao River are in this mountainous area. The park also has rugged rock formations and scenic waterfalls such as Namtok Pu Kaeng, Namtok Cham Pa Thong and Namtok Wang Kaew.
Flora and fauna
Animals in the park area include the Asian black bear, sun bear, muntjac, the Indochinese leopard, bamboo rat, tree shrews; among the birds the blue-winged siva and the red-billed blue magpie deserve mention.
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