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Route 1 : Route 1 : A two hour drive along Highway No. 4 (Petchakasem Rd.) via Nakhon Chaisi Province, Nakhon Pathom Province, Ban Pong , Tha Maka and Tha Muang (of Ratchaburi Province) ... see more

Non air-conditioned daily busses leave Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal every 15 minutes from 4 am. to 8 pm. The trip takes about 3 hours. First-class air-conditioned busses (blue color) ... see more

Ordinary trains leave Bangkok's Thonburi Railway Station (Bangkok Noi Station) daily. Only 3rd class seats are available. The journey takes approximately 3 hours. The weekend special train ... see more

 

Activities in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi covers an area of 19,483 sq km with mountain range lying within and around. It is the source of rivers, waterfalls and dams were built for irrigation purpose but also a source of fun activities. The province has rivers running through namely Kwai Yai, Kwai Noi, Phachi and Mae Klong which are the backbone of the residents and provides a multitude of things to do for tourists. On easy days, ones can enjoy freshwater fishing, taking a boat trip along the rivers, star watching or just relaxing and swimming. For more strenuous activities, there is a wide choice such as white water rafting, white water canoeing, and jet skiing. Since it is a home to several national parks, activities in the wild are also popular such as bird watching, trekking, mountain biking, elephant trekking and many more.

Recommended Activities in Kanchanaburi


1 Bird Watching

Bird Watching
Bird Watching at Khao Namphu Wildlife
Bird Watching In Kanchanaburi bird-watching is done at national parks that consist of fertile ecology that is suitable to be birds’ habitat. Well-known sites for bird-watching are as follows:

- Khao Namphu Wildlife Conservation Promotion and Development Station, Tha Kradan Sub-district, Si Sawat District
- Around Kroeng Krawia Swamp near Kroeng Krawia Waterfall, Sangkhla Buri Distirct.
- Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary and Salak Phra Wildlife Sanctuary Tao Dam Mine Forest, Sai Yok District
- Srinagarindra Dam and Vajiralongkorn Dam (Khao Laem Dam)
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
Srinagarindra Dam
Location : Si Sawat District
Tel.: 0 3453 2027 and 0 3454 7018 (VoIP)
Khao Namphu Wildlife Conservation Promotion and Development Station
Location : Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 9551 9835
Vajiralongkorn Dam
Location : Thong Pha Phum District
Tel.: 0 3459 9077 ext. 2502 & 2506 and 0 3459 8030

2 Boat Trip

Boat Trip
Enjoy a breath-taking ride on
a long-tailed boat
Enjoy a breathtaking ride in a longtail boat along the famous River Kwai Noi with its wonderful nature. You can make short trips to nearby attractions or longer trips that pass through impressive natural wonders.
Float House River Kwai Resort
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
Kanchanaburi Transport and Tours
Location : Mueang District
Tel.: 08 6163 3450 and 08 3325 5945
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
River Kwai Jungle Rafts
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 0667
Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort
Location : Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 1817 5182
River Kwai Resotel
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1754 3898

3 Canoeing

Canoeing
Canoeing downstream on the
Kwai Noi river
Canoeing is also one of traveler most favorites to get closer to the river. Canoeing downstream on the historical river, River Kwai Noi, and enjoy lush tropical forest on both sides. If you love a challenge, you may canoe upstream confronting the river current! It gives you a good exercise and fun. Tourists will have a chance to experience nature to the fullest.
Float House River Kwai Resort
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
River Kwai Jungle Rafts
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 0667
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
River Kwai Resotel
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1754 3898
Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort
Location : Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 1817 5182
 

4 Canopy Adventure

Canopy Adventure
Zip Line at The Nature Club
It is no longer difficult for tourists to experience these activities because there are many operators who are specialized in providing high altitude tours and challenges. Experience a once in a lifetime adventure in the Thai rainforest high in the treetops. It’s the only zip line in Thailand’s primary rainforest and while flying you’ll see both a green fertile tropical jungle. The only things you will hear, besides the sound of your own thrilling shriek, are the sounds of the rainforest as birds sing.
The Nature Club Resort
Location : Sangkhla Buri District
Tel.: 08 9510 8444
Tree Top Adventure Park
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 4462 3003

5 Cave Exploring

Cave Exploring
Lawa Cave Exploring
Explore the Kanchanaburi’s largest and most famous cave. The amazing beauty of the ancient stalagmites and stalactites, hidden in the cave for thousands of years, is now discovered and will be your marvellous adventurous experience. This breathtaking natural wonderland underground is matched by what is above, an ecological preserve of native trees, river, and animals. The top of the famous caves are Lawa Cave, Nok Nang Aen Cave, Than Lot Cave, Thi Phu Che Cave, Krasae Cave, and Sao Hin Cave, see more caves.
Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park
Location : Si Sawat District
Cave : Than Lot Cave
Tel.: 0 3454 7020 and 0 3451 9606
Lam Khlong Ngu National Park
Location : Sai Yok District
Cave : Sao Hin Cave, Nok Nang Aen Cave
Tel.: 08 4913 2381
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Cave : Lawa Cave
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
River Kwai Resotel Resort
Location : Sai Yok District
Cave : Lawa Cave
Tel.: 08 1754 3898

6 Elephant Rides & Trekking

Elephant Rides & Trekking
Elephant Rides & Trekking
The glamor of riding an elephant has always been an unforgettable memory and also gives a chance to experience nature in another aspect. The tourists would have a great time exploring the beauty of nature in Kanchanaburi, passing rivers and mountains. During the journey, you would have a great time with many of the activities along the way; such as, bathing the elephant, have a good fun with elephant ride, and training the elephants to transport lumber.
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
P. Guest House & Country Resort
Location : Sangkhla Buri District
Tel.: 0 3459 5601 and 08 1450 2783
J Travel Service
Location : Mueang District
Tel.: 0 3451 3455 and 08 1451 3581
The Nature Club Resort
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 9510 8444
Namtoktour Travel
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 4157 2977 and 08 4571 2427
 

7 Fishing

Fishing
Fishing at Srinagarindra Dam
An amazing experience for fishing lovers. As far as anglers are concerned, Kanchanaburi is the perfect place for freshwater fishing, offering numerous spots where the action is hot. Additionally, a wide variety of species are available to those with patience and skill. Besides the River Kwai, popular fishing locations in the province include the Phae Nam Jone River, which can be reached by boat from the Srinagarindra Dam and promises the possibility of catching transverse bell-barb and Striped Tiger Nandid among other species.
Kanchanaburi Transport and Tours
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Mueang District
Tel.: 08 6163 3450 and 08 3325 5945
Pae Pailin
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1948 0592 and 08 7011 7988
Pae Nam Jone
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 4157 2977 and 08 4571 2427
Pae Pee Tons
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1856 9063 and 08 9222 838
Pae Nam Kieng Dao
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 3316 3320 and 08 1735 3517
Pae Yoo Dee
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 1732 4624
Pae Nun Tana
Location : Srinagarindra Dam, Si Sawat District
Tel.: 08 9765 6636
 

8 Golf Courses

Srinakarin Dam Golf Course
Golf Courses at
Srinakarin Dam Golf Course
Kanchanaburi is overrun with golf courses. Last count there were over 20 in the province. The birdie hunters can choose from beautifully landscaped courses on the windy plain, not far from Bangkok for a one-day game for golfers from the city or the cool jungle-surrounded, hilly courses further out. For those who are staying in Kanchanaburi.
Barrington Sai Yok Golf Club
Location : Saiyoke District
Tel.: 0 3459 1110, 0 3459 1110
Mida Golf Club
Location : Mueang District
Tel.: 0 3452 7250
Blue Sapphire Golf & Resort
Location : Bo Phloi District
Tel.: 0 3458 1227-30, 08 6313 2244
Milford River Kwai Golf Club
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 0 3459 1037
Evergreen Hill Golf Club
Location : Tha Mueang District
Tel.: 08 1928 1992, 08 1829 7512
Mission Hills Golf Club
Location : Tha Muang District
Tel.: 0 3464 4147-8
Green World Hot Spring Hotel Resort & Golf Club
Location : Thong Phaphum District
Tel.: 0 3459 9210-1
Nichigo Resort & Country Club
Location : Mueang District
Tel.: 0 3451 3334
Khao Laem Golf Course
Location : Thong Phaphum District
Tel.: 0 3459 9077 Ext.2452
Srinakarin Dam Golf Course
Location : Sri Sawat District
Tel.: 0 3457 4001-2 Ext.2511

9 Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking
Mountain Bike Trip towards
the Natural Beauty
The provincial area is mountainous and borders Myanmar to the west. Kanchanaburi is the site of the world-famous Bridge Over The River Kwae,( River Kwai Bridge ) immortalized in books and movies, and is noted for rugged natural beauty where mountains and river valleys have inspired development of hydro-electric power and where labyrinthine reservoirs provide further scenic elements to the province's natural beauty. The mountainous terrain and many top attractions of this province is really suitable for mountain biking. Many tour companies offer biking tour programs that include guides, food and overnight equipment.
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
River Kwai Resotel
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 1754 3898
The Nature Club Resort
Location : Sai Yok District
Tel.: 08 9510 8444
 

10 Rafting

Rafting
Bamboo Rafting at Song Ka Lia River
On the western border, Kanchanaburi is a popular adventure destination thanks to its mountainous terrain, covered with forests and crisscrossed with a network of rivers. Jungle rafting can be arranged from a mountain pass to the stunning Lawa Cave, a two-hour journey. Bamboo and inflatable rafts are also available for a trip down the Songkalia in Sangkhlaburi.

Rafting is the highlight of activities because Kanchanaburi has some of the richest natural environment in the whole of Thailand. With five national parks and the country's biggest wildlife sanctuaries, the province is a must-see for the Eco tourist. Rafting is fast gaining popularity among the young and young-at-heart. The mountainous regions of the North are the natural venue for whitewater rafting, especially after the rains from June to October when the rivers swell with floodwater. But first-class rafting is also to be found in the northern reaches of the central region.

Those who love adventure on a swift tide can contact tour agencies in the province to guide and provide rafts and canoes. For further details, please contact the TAT Kanchanaburi Office. The well-known rafting and canoeing routes in Kanchanaburi are as follows:

- Noi River : From Ban Maenam Noi to Sai Yok Yai Waterfall. (canoe and bamboo raft; 3 hours).
- Kwai Noi River : From Sai Yok Yai Waterfall to Lawa Cave or Jungle Raft Resort. (canoe; 3 hours).
- Kwai Yai River : From the Bridge over the Kwai River to the front of the town. (canoe; 3 hours).
- Song Ka Lia River : From Ban Sane Phong to Ban Song Ka Lia, Sangkhla Buri District. (canoe, rubber dinghy, bamboo raft; 4 hours)
The Floathouse River Kwai
Location : Sai Yok District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
P Guest House
Location : Sangkhla Buri District
Rafting route : Song Ka Lia River
Tel.: 0 3459 5601 and 08 1450 2783
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
Ponnatee Resort
Location : Sangkhla Buri District
Rafting route : Song Ka Lia River
Tel.: 0 3459 5134 and 0 3459 5269
J Travel Service
Location : Mueang District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 0 3451 3455, 08 1858 0228, and 08 1981 1180
River Kwai Jungle Rafts
Location : Sai Yok District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 08 1734 0667
Namtoktour Travel
Location : Sai Yok District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 08 4157 2977 and 08 4571 2427
River Kwai Resotel
Location : Sai Yok District
Rafting route : Kwai Noi River
Tel.: 08 1754 3898

11 Waterfalls

Huay Mae Kamin Waterfall
Huay Mae Kamin Waterfall
Imagine dipping in the refreshing cool water of the waterfall with the backdrop of relaxing and breathtaking views. Kanchanaburi has fantastic option of waterfalls in all sizes from small one with one or two levels to large one of multi-levels. Some are easy to reach and some are situated in the deep forests which require a lovely opportunity to explore the diversity of plants, some walking and climbing.

The waterfalls that are worth visiting in Kanchanaburi are Huay Mae Khamin Waterfall, Erawan Waterfall, Pha Sawan Waterfall, Sai Yok Yai Waterfall, Sai Yok Noi Waterfall, Thung Nang Kruan Waterfall, Dai Chong Thong Waterfall, Kroeng Kra Via Waterfall, Ta Kian Thong Waterfall and Pha Tat Waterfall, see more waterfalls.
Hintok River Camp @ Hellfire Pass
Location : Sai Yok District
Waterfall : Erawan Waterfall, Sai Yok Yai Waterfall, and Sai Yok Noi Waterfall
Tel.: 08 1734 5238
Namtoktour Travel
Location : Sai Yok District
Waterfall : Erawan Waterfall
Tel.: 08 4157 2977 and 08 4571 2427