Kanchanaburi is located just around 3 hours drive from the capital Bangkok. It’s a great idea to visit Kanchanaburi for at least one day while you are staying in Bangkok. This destination has plenty of things that you can explore during your visit.

One of the Main highlights that you should visit in this province is “Erawan Waterfall”. This waterfall is one of the most beautiful in Thailand and in South East Asia. It consists of 7 different levels. Swimming is allowed in this waterfall, so don’t forget your swimming clothes in case you will be visiting it.

In addition to Erawan, you can also visit one of the best Elephant sanctuaries located around central Thailand and get in touch with the elephants, Bath and play with them.

You can combine all of the above with visits to the historical places in Kanchanaburi. This City has many historical attractions related to the World War 2. The mots popular ones are the Cemetery, The River Kwai Bridge, and the death Railway.

You can check our Day trips from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi combining the best attractions and sights that you should visit when visiting this beautiful city.

Best tours for Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi Full day Tour
Private Tour
Full Day Tour to Kanchanaburi & Erawan Waterfall
Explore The Main highlights of Kanchanaburi in this Full day tour from Bangkok.
Starting from
2,990 THB
Kanchanaburi Elephants World Camp
Private Tour
Erawan Waterfall, River Kwai Bridge and Elephant World Sanctuary Full Day
Enjoy a Full day trip to Kanchanaburi from Bangkok including Erawan waterfall, Elephants World & The River Kwai Bridge.
Starting from
3,500 THB

Things to know about Kanchanaburi

Yes, there are many hotels operating in Kanchanaburi and some are very unique. One of the best Resorts is The Float House Kanchanaburi. This resort consists of around 20 Floating villas on the River Kwai. There are other resorts as well floating and on the mainland with high quality of services.

The Best time to visit this destination is during the High season (Dry Season). The dry season in Kanchanaburi starts from November and lasts till the end of February. If you go in a different time, that will be the raining season and you will not be able to enjoy your time in a sunny clear weather.

It’s recommended to stay for at least 2 Nights in this amazing province to be able to cover all the main highlights. If you only visit it for 1 day from Bangkok, you will not have enough time to visit all the amazing attractions that the city is offering.

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