Day tour - Erawan Falls, Cave, Historical Park & The Bridge over River Kwai
Kanchanaburi Province in west Thailand is home to several natural and historical sites popular among both local and foreign tourists. Erawan National Park with it's famous waterfalls are no doubt one of most iconic attractions in Thailand but it is also one of most beautiful waterfalls in entire Asia.
This one day tour includes a visit to popular Erawan Falls in Erawan National Park, Phra Tat Cave a bit north from the falls, The Bridge over River Kwai in central Kanchanaburi and Prasat Mueang Sing Historical Park south from the city which is famous for its encient Khmer style temples.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel with an a/c car 8 a.m. in the early morning to avoid the crowds at the waterfalls. Here we will spend 3 hours to walk up to all 7 tiers of Erawan Falls, if you are faint hearted we will only walk to the easily accessible first few lower tiers, you will decide how far we should go. It is possible to swim in blue/green waters which are full with fishes. Good to bring with you hiking shoes, swimwear and towel.
After having lunch at local restaurants near the visitor center we will drive you to Phra Tat Cave located 12 km North West from the falls. The cave is spacious with many beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, to be explored for an hour.
Or next stop will be Prasat Mueang Sing Historical Park which is most important historical site in Kwai Noi basin. The park is home to number of e Bayon-style temples as seen in Angkor Wat in Cambodia. The temples dates back to 13th and 14th centuries
Around 5:30 p.m. we will arrive to Kanchanaburi City to walk over The Bridge over River Kwai. The bridge is named after the film from 1957 based on the novel written by the French writer Pierre Boulle. Around 6 p.m. you will be taken back to your hotel.
Where & When?
This full day tour can be booked all year-round. Our guide will meet you 8 a.m. at your hotel where the tour will start from, you will be taken back to your hotel around 6 p.m. on the evening. During the dry/hot seasons the water flow is less in Erawan Falls, but it will be beautiful as the water gets crystal clear and more ideal for swimming.
This tour is a private tour, can't be joined in group. You'll be accompanied by an English speaking licensed guide and no other people will join you; the best way to explore the waterfalls and the historic sites. The listed prices below include private luxury transport, entrance fees, refreshments and lunch.
The price for this trip is 2,700 - 6,300 THB per person depending on group size. We also help to arrange private transport from Bangkok, 2000 Baht each way.
|Group size||Rate per person|
|8 and up||3000 THB|
Tour rates include:
- All entrance fees
- Private transport from/to your hotel in Kanchanaburi
- Visit Erawan Waterfalls (in Erawan National Park)
- Visit Phra That Cave
- Visit Prasat Mueang Singh Historical Park
- Visit The Bridge Over River Kwai
- Private air conditioned car
- Private good English speaking tour guide
- Coffee break & snacks
- Drinking water
- Soft drinks
- 7% VAT
Tour details in short:
- Duration: 1 day
- Type: Private tour
- Price: 3,000 to 6,700 THB per person
- Group size: 1 or more people
- Grade: Easy to moderate
- Transport: Car
- Start: 8 p.m.
- End: 6 p.m.
What to bring:
- Hiking or sport shoes
- Swimming clothing
- Insect repellent