• Phu Thok means Lonely Mountain, and is in northeastern Thailand, near the Laos border. It consists of two hills, Phu Thok Yai and Phu Thok Noi. It is famous for its rickety wooden walkway that hangs off the side of the cliff. You must be very brave to get to the top! But once you get up there, you will not be disappointed. If you want to visit, please note that it is closed April 10 to 16 for the Songkran festival.
• Phu Thap Boek, also known as Phu Man Khao, is a mountain located in Phetchabun province. This area is one of the few places in Thailand with cool weather. Phu Thap Boek is the highest point in the Phetchabun Mountains. Many fruits and vegetables are grown here. This is the right place for you who want to enjoy Thailand away from the noisy city. Besides the view and the cool air, there are good restaurants. The best time to visit is during the cool season (December-January), when the hills are covered with cherry blossoms.
• Doi Mae Hua Kham is in Chiang Rai. It’s known as one of the best place to see the sunrise in Thailand. Many tourists visit this place during the cool season. The green grass and many flowers are big attractions. Besides the beautiful view of many flowers, you can also see traditional dances from the hill tribes in the area. You can also purchase handicrafts made by the hill tribes. The best time to visit is in November, when the wild sunflowers (Bua Tong) are in bloom.
• Doi Ang Khang Mon is a mountain located near Chiang Mai along the Burmese-Thai border. It is known locally as “Little Switzerland.” There are many tea plantations, strawberry fields, as well as other crops. One of the popular things to do is go paragliding from the top of the hill over the beautiful tea plantations.
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