65 kms from Kanchanaburi along
route 3199. this 220 sq.km. national park is the site of the
7-tiered Erawan waterfall, widely regarded as being one of
Thailand's loveliest cascades. A mountainside forest
setting includes dense bamboo groves which support numberous
bird species. The park's other major attraction is the
spectacular Phra That Cave which contains monumental
stalagmites. Bungalow accommodation and camping
facilities are available.
69 kms from Kanchanaburi, and just 4 kms north of the Erawan
National Park, this massive structure marks the southern
most extremly of an extensive reservoir, which is part of
yet another national park.
This park covers 1,532 sq.kms.
Park headquarters are 105 kilometers from Kanchanaburi.
Major park attractions include the lovely 7- tiered Huay Mae
Khamin Waterfall, boat trips on the scenic reservoir, and
encroaching deciduous forest and bamboo groves where
kingfishers, babblers and numerous other birds species are
readily seen. Larger, more elusive mammals within the
park's remoter areas include deer, elephants and tigers.
Phra and Niramit Caves near the park headquarters comprise
other attractions. Bungalow accommodations are available.
The park's relative inaccessibility necessitates either a
punishing 40-kilometre drive along a dry weather track, and
negotiable only by motorcycles, pickup or 4-wheel-drive
vehicles, or a 45-75-minute boat ride from the Tha Kradan
Pier 24 kilometers north of the Sri Nakharin Dam.
Located at Tambon Somdet Charoen, Nong Phru district. 130 kms from
Kanchanaburi, the project is planned to develop and to preserve Ong Kot
basin. The area consists of a Royal Residence, and the excavation
of ancient and archaeological materials of Neolithic times are on