Thai National Parks

About Erawan

Founded in 1975 as Thailands 12th National Park, it is covering an area of 550 sqkm located on West Thailand in the Tenasserim Hills of Kanchanaburi Province. It is one of the most famous national parks in Thailand.

81% of the park is mixed deciduous forests and the rest deciduous dipterocarp and dry evergreen forest. The park concists of limestone hills with elevetion between 165-996m above the sea level, plains and number of streams. The hills protects the park from eastern monsoon resulting in less rainfall in avarage.

The major attraction of the park is Erawan Falls with emerald green ponds, named after the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. The top tier of the falls is said to resemble the elephant's head.

  • Rainy season is May to October
  • Winter season with cooler weather is November to January
  • Summer season is February to April

Erawan National Park is open for visitors all year. There are restaurants, facilities, bungalows and a campsite next to the HQ. The entrance fee is 200 baht for foreigners and costs additional 20 baht for a motorbike. The park is easily accessible by public busses from Kanchanaburi. Within the park, there are bicycles for rent for 20B per day.

Bare in mind that food is strictly forbidden beyond the 2nd tier of waterfalls. Visitors will have to pay a 20B fee per bottle of any drinks, the fee can be refunded when bottles are returned.

Videos from Erawan National Park

  • Erawan National Park

    Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Falls - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan waterfalls - Erawan National Park

    Erawan waterfalls - Erawan National Park

  • Fishes - Erawan National Park

    Fishes - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Falls, third tier - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls, third tier - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Falls, 2nd tier - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls, 2nd tier - Erawan National Park

  • Fishes - Erawan waterfalls

    Fishes - Erawan waterfalls

  • Erawan Falls, firth tier - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls, firth tier - Erawan National Park

  • Water Monitor at Erawan Waterfalls, Thailand

    Water Monitor at Erawan Waterfalls, Thailand

  • Erawan Falls, first tier - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls, first tier - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan falls - Erawan National Park

    Erawan falls - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Waterfall, 2nd tier - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Waterfall, 2nd tier - Erawan National Park

  • Rhesus macaque. Erawan National Park

    Rhesus macaque. Erawan National Park

  • 7th tear of Erawan falls

    7th tear of Erawan falls

  • 6th tear of Erawan falls

    6th tear of Erawan falls

  • Erawan Waterfalls - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Waterfalls - Erawan National Park

  • First fall of Erawan National Park

    First fall of Erawan National Park

  • Erawan National Park

    Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Falls - Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls - Erawan National Park

  • Erawan Falls -Erawan National Park

    Erawan Falls -Erawan National Park

  • Erawan National Park Thailand

    Erawan National Park Thailand

Specie photos of Erawan National Park

  • Cyornis banyumas female - Mae Wong

    Cyornis banyumas female - Mae Wong

  • Olive-backed sunbird

    Olive-backed sunbird

  • Blue whistling thrush

    Blue whistling thrush

  • Olive-backed sunbird juvenile

    Olive-backed sunbird juvenile

  • Grey peacock-pheasant

    Grey peacock-pheasant

  • Sooty-headed bulbul

    Sooty-headed bulbul

  • Kalij pheasant - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    Kalij pheasant - Kaeng Krachan National Park

  • Stripe-throated bulbul

    Stripe-throated bulbul

  • Lesser necklaced laughingthrush

    Lesser necklaced laughingthrush

  • King cobra

    King cobra

  • Sambar deer

    Sambar deer

More about Erawan National Park

Open map of Erawan

Phone(s)

034574222

Black-nap monarch, male

Black-nap monarch, male

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Erawan Falls

Erawan Falls

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