Illegal Lisu accomodation dismantled in Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary

Illegal accommodation being offered as a Lisu Hill Tribe homestay experience has been dismantled in a Chiang Dao Wildlife Park.

Acting on a court order from a Chiang Mai court, park officials, police and army representatives descended on the homestay yesterday, Oct. 8 in a coordinated effort to demolish the buildings in Ban Pa Lae Ma, Amphoe Chiang Dao.

According to reports, as well as being constructed without permission with in a wildlife sanctuary, there were concerns that the accomodation was attracting tourists who may damage the immediate area, including affecting ecosystems and wildlife.