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Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi is located 128 kilometers (80 miles) west of Bangkok. It is Thailand's third largest province with an area of 19,486 square kilometers. The provincial area is mountaineous and has the west border next to Myanmar.

How to get there :

  1. By car. Travelling by car will take about 2 hrs 15 min. Starting from Bangkok to Nakhon Pathom where there is the tallest Phra Pathom Chedi, then follow highway No.323 to Kanchanaburi City. Most visitors stop at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, then to The Bridge over the River Kwai which is located north of the city by about 4 kms.
  2. By train. Special trains are arranged for tourists from Bangkok on Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays. Exciting trip by train is on the Kan- chanaburi to Nam Tok Station, a part of the historic railway to Burma, for a distance of about 50 kilometers.
     
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