Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI

Natural Splendors

This provincial capital serves as a relaxing jumping-off point for adventure seekers and nature lovers who like to explore outdoor attractions. Visitors from all over the world visit Kanchanaburi for its outdoor activities such as jungle trekking, canoeing, rafting, bird watching and mountain bike. Nature lovers are able to admire the pristine of the national parks and peaceful rivers. It also offers convention venues that is easily accessible with just 150 km. from Bangkok.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Central

POPULATION

885,112 people (Male: 445,113 people, Female: 439,999 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

The 3-hour journey from Bangkok to beautiful Kanchanaburi can be done easily from Thonburi Railway Station or from the Southern Bus Terminal. On weekends and holidays, there are special excursion trains departing from Hua Lamphong railway station. However, this will require your pre reservation.

ACTIVITIES

Elephant Riding, Hot Springs, Camping, Rafting

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Erawan National Park, Wooden Mon Bridge, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Sai Yok National Park, Thung Nang Khruan Waterfall,  Tiger Cave Temple, The Bridge on the River Kwai and Death Railway, Sri Nakarin Dam National Park

INTERESTING INFO

Kanchanaburi is Thailand’s 3rd largest province. It is noted for eco-tourism, a home to an array of superb national parks, caves and stunning waterfalls, including Erawan Falls which has 7-tiered and is said to resemble the Hindu mythological of the three-headed white elephant,“Erawan.”