Khun Wang Royal Project was established after His Majesty the King had visited Baan Khun Wang in 1980, and had observed that the land had been growing opium extensively. Therefore, the King assigned the Garden Plant Division, Thailand Department of Agriculture to demonstrate and breed crops on the area for supporting and passing on the technology know-how to highland farmers. This is to encourage them to do the plantation instead of growing opium.
A place to try and grow crops on high. And to promote technology transfer Farmers on high And to substitute for opium Visitors to the breeding of dairy cattle (feed drop) will enjoy agro tourism filled. Enjoy the beauty of winter to fruit to take flowers bloom bright. Whether pear, plum, peach marine Mackinac eye or strawberry, or agricultural plots within walking educational center.
Located inside Doi Inthanon National Park at 1,400m above sea level, the agricultural research centre has two operation units in this area. First is Khun Wang which covers 450 rai. The other is the Mae Chon Luang Highland Agricultural Research Center which covers 1,250 rai of land in Mae Chaem district. The centres are about 7km apart.