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Kanchanaburi

3.5
Specialty Museums · Cemeteries · Nature & Parks
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants. Popular things to do in Kanchanaburi involve tours of the man-made and natural sites of great significance, including buildings and memorials related to the Japanese occupation of Thailand during World War II. The surrounding national parks feature animal conservation areas and boast many waterfalls, rivers, and cave systems that make Kanchanaburi vacations popular with nature lovers. Our Thailand trip planner allows you to plan your trip to Kanchanaburi and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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Popular things to do in Kanchanaburi

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Specialty Museum
Bridge Over the River Kwai
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Park
ElephantsWorld
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Cemetery
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Kanchanaburi

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Water Body
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Damnoen Saduak
2.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre Tha Sao
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Waterfall
Erawan Waterfalls Erawan National Park
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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National Park
Erawan National Park Si Sawat
4.5
Duration: 8 hours

Nature in Kanchanaburi

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Water Body
River Kwai
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Mountain
Tham Phu Wa Temple
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Waterfall
Pha Tad Waterfall
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Geologic Formation
Giant Rain Tree
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Kanchanaburi

Monument
Guan Im Sutham Temple
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Nature / Park
Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Hiking Trail
Sai Yok National Park
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Wat Ban Tham
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Kanchanaburi

Park
Shinto Park
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Park
Taweechai Elephant Camp
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Park
Mahawangchang Elephant Camp
2.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nature / Park
Wangpo Elephant Camp
1.0
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Kanchanaburi

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Zoo
Safari Park Open Zoo
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
Water Park
3199 Piangpor-Organic
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Water Park
West Wonder Waterpark
3.3
Duration: 8 hours