If you ventured into the golden triangle about 30 years ago, chances are you were putting your life on the line. Well before Afghanistan took the lead in opium production this vast stretch of verdant hills and valleys was one of the world’s leading areas of illicit opium production.
HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha chats to delegates of the UNODC “Empowering Vulnerable Communities and Women for Sustainable Development” study visit and regional colloquium
Tourism: Doi Tung’s combined tourist destinations including Doi Tung Royal Villa, Mae Fah Luang Garden with the popular Tree Top Walk, the Hall of Inspiration and the Mae Fah Luang Arboretum. Visitors can spend the night at Doi Tung Lodge, and enjoy delicious northern Thai cuisine at Krua Tamnak restaurant. In December and January, the
Horticulture: To support the beautifully landscaped Mae Fah Luang Garden, and its profusion of flowers, Doi Tung villagers who once practiced traditional agriculture, were trained to cultivate flowering and decorative plants. The Doi Tung Development Project also established a tissue culture laboratory to propagate commercial plants and to preserve rare plants and return them to
Café DoiTung: There are now over 20 Café Doi Tung branches around the country. At Café DoiTung you will enjoy not only a comfortable and warm ambiance with aromatic DoiTung brewed coffee, but also the true meaning of your socially responsible lifestyle.