Tourists return to Thailand’s chilly natural attractions
Tourists are flocking to embrace the cool breezes and the beautiful sunrises at the Phu Ruea National Park viewpoint, in Thailand’s northern province of Loei, as temperatures fall to just 9 degrees celsius.
The head of the national park, has advised visitors to prepare winter clothing and equipment if they plan to sleep overnight at the camping area.
Many tourists have brought their tents to the Phu Kho viewpoint in Na Haew district of Loei province, to enjoy the sea of mist and the sunrise in the cool weather of 16 degrees celsius.
Meanwhile, in Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon National Park, the first group of tourists gathered at Kew Mae Pan viewpoint at 4am yesterday, to observe the sunrise and the sea of mist, after the park reopened to tourists. The temperature was recorded at 8-9 degrees celsius at the peak and the viewpoint.
The head of Doi Inthanon National Park said that they are limiting access to 2,000 tourists per day, to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. At the same time, they have reopened the 3km Kew Mae Pan nature trail, which is limited to 50 groups of up to 10 visitors per day.