Take the scenic, (and is it the country’s highest mountain (8,514 ft) now has a safe and scenic road winding to its summit.

Views depend on atmospherics, but there’s an interesting memorial to Prince Inthawichianon at the top and a patch of forest with remarkable flowering rhododendrons and rare birds nearby. Visit Vachirathan Waterfall, hill tribe village and the Temple of the Holy Relics in Chomthong on the way back.