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Erawan waterfalls

Only away from the center of Bangkok city about 128km, Erawan Waterfall (Erawan Waterfalls or Erawan Falls) is a wonderful series of seven waterfalls with special shapes that bring you the best experience when coming to Thailand.

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Erawan waterfall

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Erawan Waterfall (in Thai: น้ำตก เอราวัณ), also known as seven-storey waterfall, is a famous waterfall in Kanchanaburi province.

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With vast valley surrounded by mountains and pristine rainforests, Kanchanaburi Province has cool climate all year round, is well suited for resort activities and camping.

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Considered as the most beautiful waterfall in Central Thailand. Erawan Waterfall originates from the spring of Monglai, water pours down from the hills at an altitude of 2,000 m and flows into the river of Khwae Yai. The waterfall is named after the three head white elephant of Hindu mythology.

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This waterfall is located in the green forest of the Erawan National Park. To reach the Waterfall, you must go through a tortuous path but very attractive scenery. Especially, there is a large limestone cave called Wang Badan located in the west of the park, there are lots of colorful stalagmites and stalactites inside.

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How to get to Erawan Waterfall?

Distance from Bangkok to Erawan Falls is about 128km. From the city center, the best ways to get to Erawan Falls is by bus, taxi or to hire a private car … It takes about 2 hours to get to Erawan Waterfall from Bangkok.

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Erawan waterfall is covered with red leaves.

There are bus lines from Kanchanaburi Province to Erawan National Park that 70 km to the northwest. The buses depart once in per hour. Then, it will take an additional 3 hours to go along the trail to the top level of the fall and back down.

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Remember to pack your swimwear and towels to swim as there are several natural “swimming pools” on various levels of the waterfall.

erawan waterfall how to get there

Erawan National Park is the attractive destination for numerous tourists in the world, especially for those who love to explore nature. The most fabulous fall is on the third level as there will be a great chance for a dip here. If you want to go trekking, soft shoes and long pants will be useful.

erawan waterfall how to get there

Hiking at Erawan Falls, you will have an opportunity to experience interesting things in the forests, from plenty of shrines wrapped in sacred spirit to the little head of a teddy bear that is on top of a huge rock.

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The little head of a teddy bear

Erawan Waterfall at level five is a fairyland with plenty of miniature falls. If you are lucky, you can have a chance to enjoy the pure and pristine beauty of Mother Nature without too many crowds.

erawan waterfall how to get there

Keep going to the level seven as it is worth your strenuous walk. The turquoise water with the white rocks creates the amazing picture. Jumping right into the water to have a cool swim here will be an unforgettable moment in your life.

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What is more, if you soak in the water for long without moving, the fish will nibble your toes and eat your dead skin, it just like a natural fish spa.

From the first level to the seven level of the Waterfall, it takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Kanchanburi is a less-known destination in Thailand that offers many interesting outdoor activities. Don’t forget to take a visit to Erawan Waterfalls to get exercise and take a refreshing swim!

erawan waterfall how to get there

Further information

Address: Erawan National Park, Tha Kradan Sub-district Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi 71250, Thailand

Opening hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm Daily

Phone: +66 34 574 222

Entrance fee:

+ for foreigners: 300 THB (200 THB for children)

+ for locals:100 THB (50 THB for children)


+ 20 THB to rent a motorbike, 30 THB to rent other vehicles.

+ 20 THB/day to rent a bicycle at visitor center area.

+ To rent a tent: 150 THB/ day for 2 people; 250 THB/day for 3 people.

+ 25 THB for a sleeping bag, 10 THB for a pillow, 20 THB for a sleeping mat.

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Note that food is forbidden beyond the second level of the fall. You must pay 20 THB for 1 bottle of any drinks.

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