Chanthaburi

CHANTHABURI

A Picture Perfect Getaway

Nestled between Cambodia and the Gulf in eastern Thailand, Chanthaburi presents a tropical hideaway for visitors. An abundance of delicious tropical fruits, an array of unspoilt offshore islands, mountains, forests, and waterfalls make this part of the country the ultimate getaway. Tourists feel like they’re truly experiencing Thailand in all its glory, and meetings & incentives planners have taken note, too, taking groups both large and small on inspiring, rewarding trips.

FAST FACTS

REGION

East

POPULATION

532,466 people (Male: 261,053 people, Female: 271,413 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

Chantaburi’s off the beaten path, yet easily reached by bus from Bangkok’s Eastern Terminal (Ekkamai) and Northern-Northeastern Bus Terminal, known as Mochit 2, on Kampangpetch 2 Road every day or by private car hire heading out on Highway 34 (Bang Na-Trat) or using the Motorway

ACTIVITIES

Fruit Picking, Watching pink dolphin show at Oasis Sea World, Squid-fishing boat tour

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Namtok Phliu National Park, Hat Laem Sing, Soi Dao Waterfall, Taksin Maharat Memorial, Khai Noen Wong, The Catholic Church, Tuek Daeng, Wat Khao Sukim,  Khung Kraben Bay Royal Development Study Centre, Khao Kitchakut National Park, Shaped Prison

INTERESTING INFO

Chantaburi is the precious gems center of Thailand with the largest gems market in the country – located on Thanon Sri Chan, or “Gem Road.” The bustling city often occurred during the weekends with both Thai and international jewelers and gem traders.