Kanchanaburi Holidays

Soak up the sleepy spirit of riverside life, explore historical landmarks and swim in one of Thailand’s most wow-factor waterfalls.

Kanchanaburi is home to the infamous Bridge on the River Kwai and one of the most iniquitous stretches of the Death Railway where over 100,000 workers and prisoners of war lost their lives during WWII. For visitors wanting to learn more, there are war cemeteries and museums as well as a humbling train journey that passes by some of the former POW camps.

Although there are reminders of a grim history here, Kanchanaburi is a beautiful city. You can hop on longtail boats and paddleboards to glide across the river, spend weekends at the lively night markets and evenings at pretty-as-a-picture riverside restaurants. An hour’s drive away, Erawan National Park’s Eden-like evergreen forest is a huge attraction, especially its dreamy seven-tiered waterfall which gives way to swimming pools of milky-blue waters.

Ready to explore nature at its best and places lost in time? Get in touch today for a tailormade holiday to Kanchanaburi.

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Kanchanaburi Hotels

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Cross River Kwai

Taking full advantage of its riverside position, Cross River Kwai is a tempting collection of unu...

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Get to know Kanchanaburi and those important practicalities when planning your perfect holiday.

Where is Kanchanaburi?
Kanchanaburi sits in the west of Thailand, bordering Myanmar, and at the confluence of the Kwae Noi and Kwae Yai rivers. It’s easily accessible from Bangkok, which is just 129 kilometres away.

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