Located towards the west of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is a great place for travelers of all kinds. It is a 3 hour drive from Bangkok and its blend of history during World War II, abundance of nature and rich culture make Kanchanaburi an ideal travel destination.

If you’ve seen the movie “Bridge over the River Kwai” or read the book, you’ll definitely find Kanchanaburi of interest to you. The “Bridge over the River Kwai”, is the most popular landmark of the Kanchanaburi province. There are multiple tours that provide you with an interesting insight into the happenings of World War II in this area.

Kanchanaburi offers a number of recreations and natural excursions. The magnificent landscape and charming beauty of Kanchanaburi includes several well-known waterfalls, caves, national parks & calm rivers.

The most interesting bit about golf in Kanchanaburi is that it has lovely golf courses and is perfect for a quiet getaway from Bangkok. With at least 5 very good golf courses in the vicinity, it makes for a good golf holiday away from the hustle & bustle of city traffic. The green fees are also more economical when compared to Bangkok. So, if you want to sit by the riverside in a boutique hotel, play lovely golf and soak in some history - no better place to select than Kanchanaburi for your golf holiday.

Information on this page and these links - Kanchanaburi Golf Holidays & Kanchanaburi Golf Courses can serve as your Golf Travel Guide to Kanchanaburi and will help you plan your trip.

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Things to do in Kanchanaburi

  • Visit the River Kwai Bridge
  • Hellfire Pass & Memorial Museum
  • Jeath War Museum
  • Erwan National Park

Kanchanaburi Travel Guide

GETTING THERE: Kanchanaburi is around 3 Hours drive from Bangkok Airport.

CURRENCY: Thai Baht (THB) | Avg Currency Value: 1 USD = 35 THB (Currency Converter)

VISA: Entering Thailand is easy enough. Visitors from 41 countries are not required to get a visa for stays of up to 30 days. Most other nationalities, Indians included, can get a 15 day visa on arrival. Make sure your passport has six months validity before you decide to travel to Thailand.

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