Peak to be Unesco reserve

Doi Chiang Dao is located in Ban Pang Ma-O in Chiang Dao district which is part of the upper Ping River basin where its ecosystem has been protected by the Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary for four decades. The area is also diverse in ethnic groups with Tai Yai, Hmong, Lahu, Lishu and Paganyaw, including Lanna culture.