Erawan National Park

Price Range

119 - 713.00

Reviews

4.7

Overview

Have you heard the name of Erawan Elephant? This is a type of white elephant with three heads according to Hindu mythology. The name of this park is kept on the name of this elephant. This park is mainly famous for a waterfall called “Erawan Fall” located in between the emerald green ponds, deep forest along with many deep caves. 

This waterfall is the main attraction of this park and attracts all tourists visiting this place. Besides this, you may also enjoy watching various wildlife species like Asian Elephant, Gibbon, Barking deer, Samber deer, wild boar, etc.

If you are enthusiastic about birds, then also you can watch more than 100 types of birds at this park. There is no history is attached to this park because this is manmade create to conserve the natural beauty of this place and also save the endangered species living there. The park was founded in the year 1975. 

 

 

Why is it Famous?

This Park is famous for the waterfall in the name of the park itself. Another attraction of the parks is more than 100 types of birds. Limestone hills, various caves, and the number of river flow can also be viewed there. Erawan national park is a nice natural place for spending some quality time close to nature. You can also enjoy the food stall in the parks

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Monday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Tuesday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Wednesday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Thursday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Friday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm
  • Saturday : 08:00 am to 04:30 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Bus : To reach this place you will have to take Bus number 8170 from the Kanchanaburi Bus Station to the Srinakarind Market.It is hardly a km walk. The last bus back to Kanchanaburi leaves at 4pm.
  • By Van : The other option of transportation is to take a mini van from Bangkok 4h 15m and costs ฿290 - ฿310 to reach Erawan National Park.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • For Foreigners : Rs 713 (300 Baht)
  • For Children(foreigners) : Rs 475 (200 Baht)
  • For locals : Rs 238 (100 Baht)
  • For local children : Rs 119 (50 Baht)

Things To Do

Visit Waterfall-

Just take a bicycle on rent from the reception counter and cover many parts of the park by it. Visit the Erawan waterfall and also visit the bridge over the Kwai River.

Enjoy Songkran Festival-

In April, there is a festival in the park called Songkran festival. There are 7 tiers in the park. There are some basic food and drinks available up to level 2. Beyond level 2, carrying the food is not allowed.

Wildlife-

Enjoy watching various wildlife species like Asian Elephant, Gibbon, Barking deer, Samber deer, wild boar, etc. If you are enthusiastic about birds, then also you can watch more than 100 types of birds at this park.

Things to Remember-

Many people try to swim in the water but it is not advisable to swim there due to some fishes. Do not trek with slippers as some of the climbing might be slippery and will require shoes.

 

 

 

Places To Eat 

Inside the park, near the car parking there are many food stalls but they are quite expensive. You may just head towards the north and can have cheap food in the market there. Some of the nearby restaurants are Baan Tonn Naam, Baan Aaya, Khaesaet, Ruen Tara.

 

 

Recommendations - Do’s and Don’ts

Do not carry water-sensitive electronic items to this park as near the waterfall it may get damaged. As this place is open, visit with walking shoes and comfortable clothes. Applying sunscreen cream is also required to avoid sunburn. 

Address

Erawan National Park Headquarter Office, Tha Kradan, Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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FAQs

The nearest airport is Bangkok, Train service is available from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. The timing of the train leaving Bangkok is 07.50 in the morning and 13.55 in the afternoon. A tourist can take the bus from Bangkok, Phetchaburi, Sangkhlaburi, or even a bus service that is available between Pattaya for this place.
 Yes, a big yes for this park in Thailand. Waterfall, Wildlife, Birds watching, Caves, all-natural things are here for your experience and enjoy.
This Park is famous for the waterfall in the name of the park itself. Another attraction of the parks is more than 100 types of birds. Limestone hills, various caves, and the number of river flow can also be viewed there.
A guide is a must for this park as the park is spread in more than 500 square kilometers? A guide with you will help you to navigate more safely in the park. The guide will also help you in identifying the name of the wild animals/birds living there.
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