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    • Vegetarian Food options & Logistics

      Krabi Nov 11, 2016 at 1:40 AM

      Hi All,

      I am visiting krabi for the first time with my wife in December. I had a few questions regarding food and local travel.We will be staying at a hotel at tubkaek.

      1) Bus, Taxi options which would be more convenient from tubakaek to ao nang/krabi town. We would also like to know if bus/taxi for return journey from ao nang to tubkaek would be available even late at night?

      2) Can I hire scooter for local travel and would i need an international drivers license for the same(traveling from India)

      3) Vegetarian food options in krabi town and ao nang including street food.

      4) Apart from 4 island tour and railay beach any other must visit places?

      Cheers!!

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    • Package Transfer Phuket Airport +Ferry Phi Phi + Transfer to Karon

      Phuket Nov 23, 2016 at 4:11 AM

      We will arrive at Phuket Airport at 8:10 a.m. We will need a transfer to go from the airport to Rassada Pier + ferry tickets to Phi Phi tound trip + transfer the following day from Rassada Pier to Karon.
      We have seen the prices at http://www.phuketferry.com/ but it can be risky to take them on-line in advance because if the flight is delayed.... so is it easy to find any agency at the airport to contract this package? and it can be more expensive taking everything at the airport or is better buying the tickets separately? What would you recommend us?
      Thanks.

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    • In need of Trainers

      Ko Tao Nov 18, 2016 at 10:55 PM

      If anyone knows where I can buy some trainers I would love to hear where.
      Thanks

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      Weather - June

      Phuket Yesterday

      I am planning to stay 4 days in Phuket on June 2017 (maybe from 17 to 20th).
      If possible I want to visit Phi Phi anda Maya, but I m concerning about monsoons.
      I ve read that it gets worse on May, but I also read that june could be bad time to visit.
      Any advice?

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    • Snorkeling

      Thailand Nov 8, 2016 at 10:09 AM

      Hi im staying at the Regent Beach hotel Cha am in january and love snorkeling but have read the water is very murky there and the only good snorkeling is to take a trip to one of the islands 3 hours away is there no where nearer as i don't one to take trips every other day thanks.

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    • What can i do to make Turkish airline to refund my unused tickets

      Thailand Nov 14, 2016 at 11:02 PM

      Is there anybody who had issues with the Turkish airline and their services?
      On the 5th of August. I and my wife purchased Turkish airline flight tickets via Expedia to travel from Bangkok to Istanbul and then to Tel Aviv to return on the 15th of August from Tel Aviv to Istanbul then Bangkok
      We missed the first flight from Bangkok to Istanbul and I received a message from Expedia that Turkish airline canceled all of my 8 tickets, including tickets for the 15th of August.
      Then I and my wife purchased a new ticket on the Turkish airline website on the 6th of August to the same destination (Bangkok to Istanbul and then to Tel Aviv) in order to return on the 15th of August from Tel Aviv to Istanbul and then to Bangkok, with a total of 8 tickets.
      We used the tickets to fly from Bangkok to Istanbul but personal urgent circumstances forced on us in Istanbul airport to buy returning tickets from Istanbul to Bangkok.
      So we used only 2 tickets this time, we didn't use the remaining 6 tickets, out of the 16 tickets purchased from Turkish airline I only used two.
      to Turkish airline to refund my unused tickets. The First time I received an unintelligible reply and the second time, which is one month I wrote ago, I sent Turkish airline another message but until now I didn't receive any message.
      I wrote also to Expedia,you notice it,but this is the next story....
      So how do you think I can resolve this issue?... Any advice?

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      Help with Bangkok itinerary

      Thailand Nov 21, 2016 at 3:04 AM

      I'm travelling to Thailand in March and have a bit of spare time in Bangkok. I'm already planning a day trip to Ayutthaya, is there a similar trip that can be done in a day? Would it be worth flying to Chiang Mai just for two nights? Any advice would be really appreciated!

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    • Sai Yok Yai Falls

      by anabrigida Online Now Apr 14, 2015 at 9:38 AM

      I'm planning to go to Kanchanaburi and I would like to do the Death Railway + Golden Buddha - Krasae Cave + Sai Yok Nai falls + Sai Yok Yai Falls (stay one night at raft house + bamboo rafting) without a tour!

      Does anyone know what would be the best route to take?
      - arriving Kanchanaburi, next day do the death railway + Golden Buddha - Krasae Cave + Sai Yok Nai falls + return for 1 more night in Kanchanaburi and next day go to Sai Yok Yai Falls (stay one night at raft house + bamboo rafting)
      OR
      - one night in Kanchanaburi next day death railway + Golden Buddha - Krasae Cave + Sai Yok Nai falls and continue to Sai Yok Yai Falls (stay one night at raft house + bamboo rafting)

      Also: is there conections between the two falls? and anyone know how long does it take from Sai Yok Yai to Bangkok?

      Thanks!!

      9 Answers Apr 16, 2015 at 4:35 AM
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      bangkok to kanchanaburi

      by shakakthar Online Now Mar 4, 2015 at 10:13 PM

      planning to take early morning bus to kanchanaburi from bangkok south terminal bus station on SATURDAY / SUNDAY
      my queries are
      1. i heared there are frequent buses to this destination....is this frequency same on weekends like saturday and sunday?? will the buses be crowded in weekends
      2. planning my trip in mid april... iam doubtful of seeing a decent waterfall in erawan national park during this peak summer....has anyone visited this waterfall in april ....how will be the falls be at this time??
      thanks ....

      3 Answers Mar 5, 2015 at 11:57 PM
    • kanchanaburi tours

      by Steph1584 Online Now Jan 25, 2015 at 2:09 PM

      Hi, what would be the best Kanchanaburi tour to do whilst in Bangkok,

      5 Answers Jan 28, 2015 at 9:38 AM
    • 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!!

      2 Answers Dec 13, 2015 at 11:45 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