Doi Tao is a district of Chiang Mai province. There is a lake called Doi Tao which means “mountains of turtles” but actually it is a lake that is a very photogenic place for photographers who want “ pictures with a difference “. Colorful birds, a great view of the lake, life-style of the fishermen, sunset and sunrise are the subjects to add to your photo collection. Doi Tao is 120 kms from Chiang Mai.
A package photography trip can be organized through TIPS, Thailand International Photographers Society, which is based in Chiang Mai.
Pick up by a local photographer. Depart from Chiang Mai by air-con van driving along the Chiang Mai – Hang Dong – Jomthong route. Stops will be made at the famous Wat Phrathat Jomthong, a Karen hill-tribe village and at Phar Wing Choo view point. Sunset photography at Doi Tao lake. Over-night at a comfortable fisherman’s boat-house, which will be pulled out to the middle of the lake. At night there will be a talk about Doi Tao history a midst the cool wind.
Sunrise photography at the lake, taking photo-shoots of life at Doi Tao lake. Breakfast is served at the raft house. Lunch box is provided at the local restaurant Doitao village A truck will pick us up and transfer us to Doi Tao village. Return back to Chiang Mai.
Price 5,500 Per Person (minimum 2 Persons)
- 2 Lunches
- 1 dinner
- 1 breakfast
- Photography guide
- Fisherman Boat-house accommodation
2 Days 1 night lifestyle Doitao lake contact form
sunset at Doitao lake
Fisherman boat house
Sunset at Doitao Lake
Doitao at dry season
fill in flash technique at Sunset of Doitao