10 worth-visiting waterfalls in Kanchanaburi!

Are there any of you who like to go visiting waterfalls? Today, ACU PAY will introduce you to 10 beautiful waterfalls in Kanchanaburi. Let’s escape the traffic jam in Bangkok and go to the waterfalls. If you’re ready, let’s go!

1. Sai Yok Noi waterfall

Sai Yok Noi Waterfall is also known as Khao Phang Waterfall. The origin of the name Khao Phang Waterfalls is because it is a waterfall caused by the collapse of limestone cliffs. There is a spring mouth that flows down the stream to a limestone cliff up to 15 meters high.

Sai Yok Noi Waterfall might be the easiest waterfall to go to in Kanchanaburi because it is located on the main road just 60 kilometers from the city and can also take a train to travel. Sai Yok Noi Waterfalls has no admission fee.

2. Sai Yok Yai waterfall

Khao Jone Waterfall is another name of Sai Yok Yai Waterfall. The origin of the name Khao Jone is because it is a waterfall that falls from a cliff into the river Kwai Noi as if it were leaping (Kra Jone). Located at Sai Yok National Park, it is a one-story waterfall with a large size and a height of about 8 meters. In 2431 B.E., King Chulalongkorn, King Rama V, took a trip to this Saiyok Waterfall until it was made into a Khmer Sai Yok song.

Currently, there is a scenic spot on the suspension bridge across the Kwai Noi River where everyone can cross the shore to play in the water. There are also many convenience facilities such as restaurants, houses, tent fields, Accommodation rafts, rafting, and boat rental. A visit to Sai Yok Yai Waterfall costs 60 baht for adults and 30 baht for children, 30 baht for cars and 20 baht for motorcycles. 

3.Erawan waterfall

Erawan Falls is a very beautiful waterfall, the water is quite blue and green. It flows all year round, but there will be a lot of water in the rainy season. It is the famous waterfall of Kanchanaburi, located 62 kilometers from the city. This waterfall is in Erawan National Park with a total of 7 floors.

Each floor has a different name. The first floor is Lai Khuen Rang, the second floor is Wang Macha, the third floor is Pha Nam Tok, the fourth floor is Ok Nang Phee Suea, the fifth floor is Buea Mai Long, the sixth floor is Dongprueksa, and the seventh floor is Phu Pha Erawan. The distance from the lowest floor to the top floor is 1,500 meters, and there are facilities such as care staff, residences, tent areas, and medical facilities. The admission fee for adults is 60 baht, children 30 baht, cars 30 baht, motorcycles 20 baht, and buses 200 baht.

4. Huay Mae Khamin Waterfall

It is the second most beautiful waterfall after Erawan Falls. It is only 100 meters away from Srinakarin National Park. Huay Mae Khamin Waterfall is a seven-story waterfall, each floor has a different name. The first floor is Dong Wan, the second floor is Man Khamin, the third floor is Wang Pha, the fourth floor is Chat Kaew, the fifth floor is Lai Jon Long, the sixth floor is Dong Phi Seua and the seventh floor is Rom Klao.

In addition, the 4th floor of Huai Mae Khamin Waterfall has an ecological significance which is “caddisflies” It is similar to stalagmite and stalactite layers at the waterfall level. There are facilities such as toilets, houses, tent areas, restaurants, and convenience stores. The admission fee is 60 baht for adults and 30 baht for children.

5. Chok Kra-Din WaterFallChok Kra-Din WaterFall

Chok Kra-Din WaterFall is a Burmese language that means a waterfall that flows through the rocks, located in Thong Pha Phum National Park. It is a one-story waterfall with a height of 34 meters and water is flowing throughout the year. The source is the water that rises from Mt. Ei Pu, located in the Tungsten Mine area through the village. There are many minerals. The water is blue and beautiful. The admission fee for adults is 40 baht, for children 20 baht, for cars 30 baht and for motorcycles 20 baht.

6.Pha Tad Waterfall

Pha Tad Waterfall is formed from small creeks in the Kala Mountain Range. The waterfall is large and located in the Thong Pha Phum National Park area with a total of 3 floors. The first floor will flow through the tent site. If you walk along the path about 100 meters, you will meet the second and third floors. The third floor is the largest. Pha Tad Falls is very pleasant and full of trees. The admission fee is 60 baht for adults and 30 baht for children.

7.Pha Sawan Waterfall

Located in Khuean Srinagarindra National Park, it is a 7-story limestone waterfall with a large size and height of up to 80 meters. Therefore, it is the source of the name Pha Sawan Waterfall (which means the cliff of heaven). The waterfall area is still very fertile with dense trees. If you drive to the waterfall, you will reach only the tent areas. Then, you have to walk for about 2 kilometers to get to the waterfall. There is no admission fee but it has to be exchanged for no facilities, no restaurants and tourist centers.

8. Dai Chong Tong Waterfall

Dai Chong Tong Waterfall is located in Khao Laem National Park. It is a very beautiful waterfall with forests that are still very abundant. There are 5 floors of waterfalls that flow from limestone cliffs to the basin below and eventually flow into the Mae Klong River. It is convenient to travel to and the park also offers six accommodations for tourists who want to stay overnight. The admission fee is 40 baht for adults and 20 baht for children.

9.Kra Teng Cheng Waterfall

It is a waterfall located 4 kilometers from Khao Laem National Park. Tourists must report to the authorities before visiting because there are no signs along the path and there may be dangerous things in the path because it is a dense forest. It takes at least half a day, so tourists should prepare drinking water and food on their own. It is a 9-story limestone waterfall, the first floor is Kra Jong, the second floor is Soi Raya, the third floor is Lai Long, the fourth floor is Dong Phaya, the fifth floor is Fern Yak, the sixth floor is Nakaratch, the seventh floor is Hanuman, the eighth floor is Than Nam Thip and the ninth floor is Man Phu Pha. The admission fee is 40 baht for adults and 20 baht for children.

10. Phu Toey Waterfall

Phu Toey Waterfall is a waterfall that was recently found and opened to tourists. It is quite difficult to visit the waterfall because it is in the middle of a humid rainforest. It takes 4-5 hours to travel, and you should not walk to the waterfall on your own. There should be experts who are good at guiding. The waterfall has a total of 15 floors, but it is currently open to only 9 floors. The admission fee is 20 baht for adults, 10 baht for children, 30 baht for cars, and 20 baht for motorcycles.

That’s all for the recommended waterfall in Kanchanaburi. Are you interested in visiting one of them? If so, pack your bags and let’s get going! However, you must always be prepared when visiting natural attractions because natural tourist attractions may be inhabited by wild animals or critically poisonous animals. Travel safely with good wishes from ACU PAY.

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