Friday, October 18, 2019

Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok

Kanchanaburi is not famous but is loved for its beautiful natural scenery, especially for its friendly elephants.

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Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
About 2 hours by car from Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is the largest province in central Thailand, not famous on the tourist map but an interesting destination for nature and history lovers. People hear this place more because it is referred to in the movie The Bridge on the River Kwai which won 7 Oscars in 1957.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
The Giant Tree is located in the middle of green space, looking from above to look like a very eye-catching blue raspberry. This is a favorite place to take the air favorited by locals and tourists. You do not have to pay to visit.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
The "death" railway linking Thailand and Myanmar, built by Japan, is an important "witness" to history during World War II in Thailand. It passed through the jungle, hills, mountains, rivers, etc., many times collapsed, later restored for tourism purposes.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
Wat Thawon Wararam bears an architectural style that mixes Chinese and Thai temples. This place does not sell sightseeing tickets, the campus is quite large. Going deep inside, you can watch the Kwai River. Interestingly, this temple also has the contribution of Vietnamese living in Thailand, in front of the gate put the Vietnamese name board: Khanh Tho Pagoda.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
Taweechai Elephant Campground is where visitors can play with cute elephants. There is no elephant-riding service, no animal abuse and if you're lucky enough to arrive at the time of bathing the elephant, you can ask to bathe in the river, with the supervision of the elephant keeper so very safe. Elephants here are gentle and friendly, they even know how to poke and wheedle tourists.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
Just opened not long ago, Suk Jai floating market on the River Kwai, near Wat Thewa Sangkharam temple is a virtual living tourist attraction. This is a riverside night market, open every Friday from 17h to 20h. From the famous bridge on the River Kwai, it takes you only about 10 minutes to drive here.
Bathe with elephant on farm near Bangkok
The pace of life in Kanchanaburi is slow, the scenery is peaceful, so it becomes a suitable weekend resort for Bangkok residents.

Directions: Go to Mochit Bus Station in Bangkok to take the bus to Kanchanaburi, an average of half an hour, starting at 6 am. Ticket price is150 baht (over 100,000 VND). Kanchanaburi bus station in the center, it easily transfers to accommodation in the town. If you want to see the scenery, you can choose to take the train from Thonburi station for 70-100 baht (about 50,000-100,000 VND) but the travel time is longer.

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