Royal Agricultural Station
Story by Angkhang public relations office
Photos by Nopniwat Krailerg
At The Royal Agricultural Station at Angkhang, tourists will be
charmed by the summit of the mountain, known as Doi Angkhang. Every year
during the cold season, Doi Angkhang is a good host, welcoming tourists from
around the world who come to experience the beauty of the numerous blooming
plants that grow so well on Doi Angkhang.
experimental field (one of the hill tribes who live at Doi Angkhang)
At the site of the first royal project’s research center, there are many
places to view the beauty of nature and to study agriculture. Bonsai
Angkhang is a location exotic plant lovers should not miss. They will not
only see the charming-looking shape of the plants, they will also see
numerous temperate-climate plants in small pots. These include fruit
bonsai’s (Peach, Plum, Sandy Pear, and Apple), standing-timber bonsai’s
(Azalea, Camellia, and Magnolia), and many kinds of pines.
Garden 80 contains an outdoor plant garden, which gathers temperate-climate
flowering plants, standing timbers, flowering bush, and seasonal garden
trees such as Delphinium, Pancy Viola, and Sakura.
There is also a garlic garden, Kham Doi garden, and British rose garden,
which collects exotic flowering plants.
At the outdoor gardens, there are experimental fruit fields which produce
seasonal crops such as Peaches (in summer), Plums (during rainy season), and
Kiwis and Strawberries (in winter). Vegetables at Angkhang are gathered in a
temperate-climate vegetable greenhouse so tourists can learn about new
experimental crops from the royal project.
Before finishing touring the station, do not forget to take photos.
Tourists are not only able to see beautiful flowers. There is also a coffee
corner and souvenir counters where you can purchase gifts for your family
Lahu children selling souvenirs at the village
Tourists can traverse the Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang by foot or by
driving to each site. There are many interesting tourism activities
provided, such as mule riding. Bike riders will be happy because the Royal
Agricultural Station Angkhang provides rental bikes for those who favor
A tour guide service is provided to make the trip around the station and
study nature in the forest. There are interesting routes, such as Sakura
Route, where you can see beautiful pink Sakura during winter, or Spike Pine
Route where many varieties of pines await.
The Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang is not only a temperate-climate
plant research station, but is also a great place for visitors who will be
impressed by the beauty of nature on the mountain. All thanks must go to HM
the King for his virtue and efforts, without which none of this would be
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Swiss Chard, one of the
temperate-climate plants at the Royal Agricultural Station Angkhang
Atmosphere of Angkhang