Doi Inthanon National Park Thailand Bird Watching and Photography Tour (1 or 2 days)
A total of 382 species of birds are so far known from Doi Inthanon Thailand.At least 266 bird species are resident on the mountain. The status of a further 12 bird species is unclear, but breeding is suspected in many of these. The remainder (104 species) are non-breeding winter bird visitors or passage migrants.
We provide transportation for the Doi Inthanon bird watching tour to, from and in the Park from Chiang Mai Thailand. Our expert English speaking birding guide who lives in the park. We suggest a minimum of two days one night in the park however 3 days 2 nights is recommended to cover the entire park.
"Our two day birding trip was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and very well organised. Would highly recommend". Contact and ask question from Tom.
Birds below that are underlined in color are clickable to photos we took while on tour.
About the birding tour
Although the list of species is very impressive I only included the list of birds I have seen here in the itinerary. I am sure we will spot species I have yet to spot as it happens more often than not.Because of the different altitudes from 400 to over 2500 meters, a wide variety of bird species can be seen.Day 1
We will meet you at your hotel in Chiang Mai. at 5:15 AM and transfer to Doi Inthanon National Park with your local experienced English speaking birding guide.
We start at an altitude of 1700 meters. There is a 1 kilometer section of evergreen forest and pine that support a variety of bird species near the road on the forest edge. This zone has a higher bird species diversity than any other on the mountain between sunrise and 10 AM.:
We then travel to the Summit where there are not many species because of the altitude and cold weather but well worth the visit. The birds found here include:
These are all fairly common if you know where to look.
We then travel down the mountain to an altitude of about 1300 meters and have lunch at a Thai restaurant. After lunch we bird along the streams for the..
NOTICE: If more then 1 day (2 or 3 days) your guide will take you to areas you have not visited also return to some areas you have already birded to photo or see birds we missed on day 1.
Rice field 2 bedroom bungalow -- Rice field and stream view bungalows
Inside stream side bungalow -- Inside rice field view Bungalow
Stream at the Bungalows -- Stream side bungalow