Kanchanaburi is about 128 kilometers west of Bangkok, it is one of the most beautiful provinces in Thailand. It is a fantastic place to see hills. Waterfalls, Rivers, this province is well-known among War-historians due to death Railways and the Bridge over the River Khwae.
The town of Kanchaburi is located at the point where two tributaries, the Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai merge to form the Meklong River. You can reach to this town by car in approximately two and a half hours. When you reach Kanchanaburi you should first visit TAT local office to collect maps, folders and other useful information before starting out on a program of sight-seeing.
There are many places you can see like world war museum, Huay Mae Khamin Waterfalls, Tham Than Lot Cave. Kanchanaburi is the perfect place for the lovers of animals. You can enjoy wild life at the Kanchanaburi Monkey School, the Elephant’s World and the Tiger Temple.
River camping is quite popular at this place, there are Khwae and Meklong rivers near to this town so many people used to come here for river camping from all over the world. There are many resorts near to River kwai and they provide world class amenities to take away your worrying of accommodation and make your trip wonderful.
Kanchanaburi is the site of the world-famous Bridge Over The River Kwae, 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.
Beyond the compact provincial capital, some 130 kilometers, and a comfortable 2-hour drive from Bangkok, where the Kwae Yai and the Kwae Noi rivers unite to form the Mae Klong River, Kanchanaburi unfolds in progressively arresting scenic beauty in a landscape characterized by several waterfalls, caves once inhabited by Neolithic man, national parks and tranquil riverside and reservoir settings.
Opportunities abound for rustic living aboard rafts on dazzling rivers and reservoirs, and provide the focal point for memorable holidays for nature lovers who delight in natural surroundings and pleasures without sacrificing basic comforts.