5 days in Bangkok & Kanchanaburi Itinerary

5 days in Bangkok & Kanchanaburi Itinerary

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1
Bangkok
— Few hours
2
Kanchanaburi
— 4 nights

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Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally look for gifts at St Armani Fashion.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok route maker tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bangkok. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanchanaburi: Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre (in Tha Sao) and Erawan Waterfalls (in Erawan National Park). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at ElephantsWorld, see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai, explore the striking landscape at Giant Rain Tree, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Kwai.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanchanaburi tour planner.

You can drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Kanchanaburi sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre, Erawan Waterfalls
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ElephantsWorld ©
ElephantsWorld
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai
Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre ©
Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre

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