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Erawan waterfall - 2nd tier About 130 km north of Kanchanaburi is Si Sawat district. It is located at Highway 3199 and has many natural attractions. It is well known for its beautiful waterfalls, national parks and the dam. Travelling to some attractions here is sometimes more difficult as elsewhere. Some attractions can only be visited by boat or 4-wheel-drive in the dry season.

How to go there

Visitors can go to Si Swat district by motorbike or bus.
important information Some attractions need to be visited by boat or 4-wheel-drive in dry season.

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Attractions:

detailsErawan Waterfalls detailsSri Nakarin Dam detailsPra That Cave
detailsHuay Mae Khamin Waterfalls detailsTham Than Lot Cave

Huay Mae Khamin Waterfalls

Huay Mae Khamin fallsThe Huay Mae Khamin Waterfalls are located near the Sri Nakharin lakeside about 110 km from Kanchanaburi and 50 km from the Erawan Falls.

You can go there by boat from Ban Tha Kradan or 4-wheel drive.

Admission fee: adults 300 THB / children 200 THB >> Sri Nakarin National Park
How to go there: own vehicle, boat

Erawan Waterfalls

Erawan Waterfall - 3rd tierThese famous 7-tiered waterfalls are located in the Erawan National Park which is 65 km from Kanchanaburi on Highway 3199. The falls are situated amongst rough jungle and are truly one of the most beautiful falls in Asia. You can follow a trekking path inside the national park or stay overnight.

Admission fee: adults 300 THB / children 200 THB >> Erawan National Park
How to go there: own vehicle, bus, travel agency
parking fee: motorbike: 20 THB - car: 30 THB

info The ticket is also valid for a visit at Pra That Cave at the same day.

Sri Nakarin Dam

Sri Nakarin Lake Kanchanaburi produces 41 percent of the electrical energy used in Thailand. It is produced by freshwater resources mainly from Sri Nakarin and Khao Lam Dam. Sri Nakarin Dam is about 3 km north of the Erawan Falls and about 68 km from town. The Sri Nakarin Lake offers fishing, luxurious raft hotels, weekend boat tours and watersports. It is surrounded by the Sri Nakarin National Park.

Admission fee: free
How to go there: own vehicle, boat

Pra That Cave

Pra That Cave Pra That Cave is about 75 km from Kanchanaburi town and 10 km further north of the Erawan Falls on a dirt road to the Huay Mae Khamin Falls. It is situated in the Erawan National Park.

Inside the cave are beautiful stalactites and stalagmites distributed among 4 big rooms. Bats also used to live inside but the rooms are high enough that they don't disturb you.

Admission fee: adults 300 THB / children 200 THB >> Erawan National Park
How to go there: own vehicle

info The ticket is also valid for a visit at Erawan Waterfall at the same day.

Tham Than Lot Cave

Along the trekking pathTham Than Lot Cave The Tham Than Lot Noi and the Tham Than Lot Yai Cave are both inside the Chalerm Rattana Kosin National Park. Which is located about 98 km from Kanchanaburi town north of Bo Phloi. A 5 km long beautiful trekking path brings you from the small cave (Tham Than Lot Noi) up the mountain to the big cave (Tham Than Lot Yai) and even on top of the big cave. While trekking to the big cave you are passing beautiful big trees in a dense jungle.

Trai Trueng Waterfall The trekking path leads you along the three-stepped Trai Trueng Waterfall. The waterfall gives you the opportunity to refresh yourself.

Tree house at Khao Lek VillageYou can stay over night at Khao Lek Village which is a Karen hilltribe village inside the jungle of the National Park. You stay in an idyllic tree house for about 200 THB per person. It is a nice feeling in morning hours waking up listening to the sounds of the jungle. It is recommended to go there with a 4-wheel car and an organized tour from a travel agency because it could be a logistic problem to bring there food and beverages. You have to bring and prepare your food by yourself.

info To go there by car or motorbike follow highway 3086 to Ban Nong Pru and from there turn left to highway 3480 leading to the Chalerm Rattana Kosin National Park.

Admission fee: adults 300 THB / children 200 THB >> Chalerm Rattana Kosin National Park
How to go there: own vehicle, bus, travel agency

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