Khun Wang Cherry Blossoms “Romantic place in Chiang Mai”
Chiang Mai Royal Agricultural Research Center or the traveller know as “Khun Wang Cherry Blossoms“. Along the route, it is filled with pink sakura of Thailand ( Dok Nang Phaya Sua Krong). Usually when we want to see this flower, we need to go abroad. As this place is located in the heart of the mountain, so it has a beautiful nature under this topography and the beauty of the area is also covered with cold weather throughout the year.
Traveling here, apart from having a chance to see several different winter vegetable and fruit beds, if you come here during early or late January (each year the time of blossom can be varied), You will also get to watch Dok Phaya Sua Krong or Thailand sakura which will be beautifully cherry blossoms blossom in pink all along the route.
Khun Wang Cherry Blossoms is very popular pace with people, who come here throughout the year to enjoy the cool and fresh air. Relax and take in the beautiful Himalayan cherry blossom over the winter months.
There are not many places in Thailand to see the beauty of wild himalayan cherry blooming. Mostly in Chiang Mai Chiang Rai and Loi. It usually bloom for only about two weeks a year during December – January when the weather is cold down for about one month. Highly recommended to get an update on the seasonal blooms before your trip.
How to get to Khun Wang Cherry Blossoms:
Travel by private car, from downtown Chiang Mai, we will take the Highway 108 (Chiang Mai – Hod). Before reaching Chom Thong Province, turn right to Doi Inthanon National Park following the Highway 1009 and at about 30-31 k.m., there will be a T-junction at Khun Klang Village, and we will need to turn right. After that, in about 16 kilometers we will reach Khun Wang village and we will still need to go pass the village in approximately 2 kilometers more and we will reach Chiang Mai Royal Agricultural Research Center (Khun Wang). The route is already paved but there might still be some holes.
Travel by public transportation, without private car, we will need to hire the yellow taxi (Song Tiew) at Chom Thong District which is a place that situated Song Tiew taking you up to Doi Inthanon National Park in front of Wat Phra That Si Chom Thong.