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    • best way to get from khao sok national park to kanchanaburi

      by webdork Online Now Feb 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM

      not mush else to say, i'm just wondering the best way to go from khao sok national park to kanchanaburi without flying. do i have to go thru surat thani or bangkok? any advice? thanks!!

      1 Answer Feb 3, 2014 at 11:52 PM
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      Kanchanaburi in 2-3 days

      by n4nova Online Now Nov 13, 2013 at 9:14 PM

      I am planning to visit Kanchanaburi in Dec for 2-3 days. I will be travelling from Bangkok. My plan to visit - Death Railway, WWII cemetary, Sai Yok Yai Falls , Erawan National Park. And I am not interested in Elephant riding or Tiger Temple.
      Is it possible to complete them all in 2days-3days?
      I have a few more questions.
      1. is it possible to stay in camp at night in the jungle?
      2. If possible, please provid eme an itnerary.

      Thanks!!

      5 Answers Nov 23, 2013 at 6:30 PM
    • What is the earliest time to get back to Bangkok from Erawan falls?

      by AngelikaO Online Now Jul 18, 2013 at 7:05 AM

      My fiancee and I would really like to give ourselves a whole day at Erawan Falls and so we decided to stay overnight at the National Park. My question, however, is how early can we get back to Bangkok the next day. Our flight leaves at 1 pm and I think the earliest bus to leave Erawan Falls is 8 am? Are there any earlier travel options from Erawan falls back to Bangkok?

      4 Answers Jul 21, 2013 at 4:27 AM
    • Driving from airport to Kanchanaburi

      by LindaLaratro Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 6:17 PM

      Am thinking of hiring a car and driving to Kanchanaburi with my husband. How difficult is this, not knowing or speaking Thai. Is it easy to find the way?

      6 Answers Jul 24, 2013 at 7:31 AM
    • Best Option going south?

      by salix88 Online Now Jun 20, 2013 at 8:31 AM

      Hello
      Me & my boyfriend are travelling trough thailand. Right now located in Kanchanabury for a couple of days.
      After this we want to travel south. First option was to take the train and hop off at the coastal cities such as Hua Hin and chumphon. After some research those places aren't much recommended as in non touristic and dirty... (anyone more infor regarding this?)
      So we are thinking about skipping that and going straight down to Surat Thani to go to Ko Samui. What is the best, easyerst, fasted or cheapest way to go from kanchanaburi to Sutar Thani?
      Go to bangkok or ratchaburi first? take bus? take night train?....
      Any help will be very welcome! Thanks

      3 Answers Jun 20, 2013 at 8:54 PM
    • Private Taxi in Kanchanaburi

      by joandratrader Online Now Jun 4, 2013 at 10:56 AM

      My wife and I will be K for and would like to hire a taxi to take us around the area. Can you suggest a taxi service that is reliable, and reasonable?

      3 Answers Jun 20, 2013 at 6:28 PM
    • transport from hua lamphong station to kanachanburi

      by Michelle4678 Online Now Apr 26, 2013 at 6:17 PM

      hi,
      do anyone know whether the weekend tourist train from hua lamphong station to.kanachanaburi is still available?

      6 Answers May 19, 2013 at 3:32 AM
    • Tailors Kanchanaburi

      by allisonwarren Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 5:22 AM

      Any cheap but decent tailors in Kanchanaburi?

      4 Answers Mar 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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      road travel -flooding

      by lonnie41 Online Now Nov 7, 2011 at 12:28 AM

      Hello
      travelling to Kanch Dec 1st from Suvarnabumbi are all roads to Kanch clear of flooding/

      1 Answer Nov 8, 2011 at 5:15 AM
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      How Far?

      by lonnie41 Online Now Oct 8, 2011 at 12:39 PM

      Hi
      Does anyone know how far it is from Xanadu Resort to Erawan and Hell fire Pass?
      Also transport cost.Thanks a lot

      3 Answers Nov 8, 2011 at 5:22 AM
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      transportation from huahin to kanchanaburi

      by rhiz Online Now May 26, 2011 at 12:18 AM

      hi everyone!!! just want to ask if someone knew what is the best transport to go to kanchanaburi from huahin?by train or by bus? my family want to visit erawan waterfalls for 1 day..if we hired taxi from bangkok to erawan waterfalls,how much is it? thanks in advance..hope someone help me.

      3 Answers Nov 8, 2011 at 5:31 AM
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      Moving to Kanchanaburi from Ayutthaya

      by soundchaseruk Online Now Feb 23, 2011 at 12:40 AM

      What is the best way to travel for this trip? Bus or a train maybe?

      4 Answers Nov 15, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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      Need help organising 2 days in Kanchanaburi - URGENT

      by ellyse Online Now Jan 21, 2011 at 9:35 PM

      My friend and I, both 20-something Asian females, will be spending 2 days in Kanchanaburi next week, on Thu-Fri 27th-28th Jan.
      We will be starting and ending in Bangkok, and plan to take bus there and back, unless we get a tour that includes transfer both ways.
      We have no problem with long days, though I'm not too physically fit.
      We speak Mandarin Chinese and English, and probably the most basic Thai greetings. We know a smattering of other languages, but which would probably be of no use here!
      We are students, but can afford to splurge a little, so hopefully the entire thing is between budget and mid-range prices.

      Here are the sights that I'd like to visit, in order of preference:
      - Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
      - Hellfire Pass & Museum
      - the bridge (obviously!)
      - ride on Death Railway (just the most scenic/memorable part will do)
      - twilight elephant experience (good-times-travel.com/safari...
      - spa experience at Suan Nanachaat (http://www.suan-nanachaat.com) --> couple of hours will do
      - Erawan Falls (more for Emily's sake than mine)
      - floating market
      I will happily skip Erawan Falls and the floating market if time is too tight to allow it.

      How should I arrange the rest of the sightseeing, in the time I have available?
      I presume it would be best for me to arrange it as a package -- how much would it roughly cost? If anyone has had good tour operators that they've used before, please feel free to recommend them.

      Thanks in advance for all replies! :-)

      13 Answers Jan 24, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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      Raft houses

      by soundchaseruk Online Now Jan 19, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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      Exploring the Kanchanaburi region on the cheap !!

      by soundchaseruk Online Now Dec 1, 2010 at 1:19 AM

      With 2 weeks in Thailand I have almost decided to have a week in the south and a week around BKK and Kanchanaburi. I am referrring to my ROUGH GUIDE for ideas and came across 2 places where visitors can stay and buy trips. All seems very nice but at a price. Sure it would be good to travel on the railway, wash elephants in the river, go rafting and see the inner jungle and meet "locals" but its all at a price.

      I would love to do these things by myself but fear that some things cannot be seen/done as a single traveller.

      If someone could look at these two websites and tell me if they are expensive and can the trips be done with a local Thai friend or by myself ?

      good-times-travel.com/purefu...
      applenoi-kanchanaburi.com/tr...

      6 Answers Dec 16, 2010 at 12:11 AM
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      taxi BKK- Kanchanaburi ???

      by liana23 Online Now Jul 9, 2010 at 4:26 AM

      Hi friends,

      what is the cheapest way of arranging taxi/privat car for 1-day round trip:

      BKK(SUV)- Nakhon Pathom (3 points for sightseen) - Tiger Temple (Kanchanaburi)- BKK ?

      I need to start just upon arrival 4-30 am but airport taxi is so expencive...

      What is the charge for this trip?

      1 Answer Jul 13, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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      Kanchanaburi Overnight tour

      by joolea Online Now Jan 23, 2010 at 10:56 PM

      Hi all,
      I would like to go to Kanchanaburi for one night and two days, and see the best it has to offer. Can anyone recommend a value for money tour? Just don't want to end up in a packed van and shuttled lifelessly from place to place.

      I would consider doing the trip by public transport but given the lack of time I thought a tour might be better.

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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      Kanchanaburi as a base - hoping to check out Erawan WITHOUT a tour operator

      by bruingirl Online Now Dec 28, 2009 at 10:57 PM

      Hi there! I have a few major questions:

      1) I am interested in taking a bus from Kanchanaburi to Erawan around 10:30AM. Then, I was hoping to get to the Namtok train station from Erawan. Then, I was planning on taking the Death Railway train on the 3:15PM train, back to Kanchanaburi. Does anyone know if there is a bus, taxi, or tuktuk from Erawan to Namtok? Also, how much will it cost and how long will it take?

      2) I have been trying to find an elephant trekking company in Kan, but to no avail! Everything seems to be packaged w/ a tour operator! Is there a way to do an elephant trek a la carte? What companies will do this? Do you know how early they start?

      Thanks for your help!!! :)

      1 Answer Dec 29, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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      Car/jeep rental

      by lonnie41 Online Now Oct 25, 2009 at 11:30 PM

      Hi All
      Does anyone know of a reliable rental place in Kanchanabu
      ri for a car or jeep.We have done all the organised tours and now want to "go it alone".
      Grateful for any help.
      Lonnie

    • Apple's Retreat?

      by kyleaz Online Now Sep 17, 2009 at 4:19 PM

      Has anyone stayed here at the Apple's Retreat in Kanchanaburri? Is it in town or outside?
      kyle

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2009 at 10:18 PM
    • Three Pagoda Pass

      by kyleaz Online Now Sep 7, 2009 at 3:01 PM

      How far is the Three Pagoda Pass from Kanchanaburi?Is it worth the visit? If I go across to Myanmar to shop can I get computer sofware? Will I have to pay again to get into Thailand and get another visa?
      Regards,
      Kyle

      2 Answers Sep 7, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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      Recommendations for Kanchanaburi Restaurants

      by Melanie_Putra Online Now Mar 15, 2009 at 11:33 PM

      Hi Guys!

      Any good restaurants or good area for street food vendors in Kanchanaburi? How about any good markets selling foods? At night where will be a good place to sit for dinner or drinks and watch the Light And Sound Show? And is the show on every night and at what time, please?
      Thanks!

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      Kanchanaburi Resorts by the Waterfalls

      by Melanie_Putra Online Now Mar 15, 2009 at 11:29 PM

      Hi Guys!
      We will be travelling by car to Kanchanaburi for 2 nights stay. Wondering whether there are any resorts that are right next to the waterfalls or at least have nice streams running in the resort's ground? I know there are a few by the river but I prefer streams and waterfalls to river...
      Thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 16, 2009 at 7:09 AM
    • Recommendations

      by lotus14121 Online Now Feb 17, 2009 at 3:39 AM

      Anyone have any Recommendations/Must see or do for kanchanaburi

      7 Answers Apr 11, 2009 at 6:31 AM
    • River Kwai Train Journey

      by lotus14121 Online Now Feb 17, 2009 at 3:38 AM

      I have only a short amount of time in kanchanaburi but was wanting to do some of the journey on the train. From what i have gathered it take 2 & 1/2 hrs to get out to nam tok, so my thought was to take the train to Thakilen and then a cab to return back to kanchanaburi. Does anyone know how much a cab trip would cost and how long it takes to drive ???

      1 Answer Feb 19, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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      Bangkok to Kanchanaburi

      by jt01 Online Now Jan 13, 2009 at 9:27 AM

      What is the best way to do this trip. We are staying in the Siam Square area Bangkok and are planning to spend a couple of nights at River Kwai. If by train or bus are the stations in the Siam Square area. Thanks John

      2 Answers Jan 13, 2009 at 11:12 AM
    • Hotel Suggestions?

      by cl3150 Online Now Dec 6, 2008 at 5:21 AM

      I am planning on being in Kanchanaburi in January, and would like to get some recommendations for a nice, well-located hotel. The ones I am considering are the Felix Riverside Kwai, the Oriental Kwai, and the River Kwai Village.

      Thanks.

      1 Answer Mar 13, 2009 at 2:49 AM
    • New years eve

      by lonpuff Online Now Dec 1, 2008 at 1:51 PM

      Hi All,
      Anyone know whats going on for New Years eve.??fireworks etc.
      Preferably not hotel dinner /dance.

    • Anyone staid at Sams Guest House

      by akerlund1973 Online Now Nov 28, 2008 at 4:44 AM

      Hi,

      I've found this place and thinking about staying there, is it okay? Clean, friendly and close to the town? Can anyone help me? We’ll stay for 2 night or so. Me my husband my mother and 2 childeren?

      Thanks

    • Kanchanaburi / Phetchaburi.

      by cjlouey Online Now Apr 11, 2008 at 6:28 PM

      Hi all, I would like to spend 5 days round trip from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi then Phetchaburi and return. Has anyone done this route? I am hoping to leave and return from BKK airport.

      1 Answer Apr 12, 2008 at 10:24 PM