Erawan National Park

Erawan National Park is one of Thailand's most visited national parks, located more than 150km from Bangkok, in Kanchanaburi province, western Thailand. The park was established in 1975 with an area of about 550km2, which is most famous for the 7-tiered Erawan waterfall that the park is named after the waterfall.

Located in a tropical climate, Erawan National Park has typical flora and fauna of an evergreen tropical forest ecosystem, along with a number of limestone hills, plains, streams, and cave systems. There are about 120 species of birds, along with many species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles living here. If you are lucky, you can meet deer, monkeys and elephants on the trails when visiting the national park.


Visitors those who love to explore and experience the spectacular nature, this is a great destination to see the 7-tiered waterfall which is likened to the three-headed elephant Erawan according to Hindu mythology, discover the hillside caves in Erawan national park and immerse yourself in the lively nature here. Besides, other attractions of the national park that visitors cannot ignore include Phra That cave, 12 km from Erawan waterfall with a length of 544m and a unique system of stalactites and stalagmites; Wang Bah Dan cave is 740m long; Khao Hin Lan Pee Nature Trail which is about 5 km long and ends at the 5th tier of Erawan waterfall...


You can go to Erawan National Park from Bangkok and make a day tour to visit Erawan National Park by car because it only takes about 2 hours to travel from Bangkok to here. Otherwise, you can also spend a few days on a tour to explore Kanchanaburi and visit Erawan National Park from the center of Kanchanaburi with a few dozen minutes by car.


In Kanchanaburi, the dry season runs from January to February, the hot season from March to May and the rainy season from June to October, and the coolest climate in November and December, so the best time to visit Erawan National Park and Kanchanaburi is from November to February next year. In case you cannot arrange a trip by that time, you can still come here in any months because each season has its own beauty. Noted that Erawan National Park is closed from August 1 to September 30 every year.

Some popular tourist attractions that visitors can combine with Erawan National Park in Kanchanaburi are Bridge Over the River Kwai, Phra That Cave, Death Railway or Hellfire Pass…

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