Kanchanaburi highlights

A trip to Thailand is not complete without a visit to Kanchanaburi. This wonderful place is a great combination of beautiful nature, impressive history and true authenticity. In this blog, all the highlights of Kanchanaburi will be discussed. So read on and book your trip! Continue reading…

River Kwai Bridge Week

On 24 November, the River Kwai Bridge Week and Kanchanaburi Red Cross Fair 2017 will start! Until 3 December, Kanchanaburi will be the scene of a wonderful festival to remember the history. The Red Cross Fair will be held at Klip Bua Stadium in Mueang district, while the festivities for the Bridge week are, of course, at the bridge. Kanchanaburi already has so much to offer it is definitely worth a trip, but during the River Kwai Bridge week, you can enjoy some fun extras. Continue reading…

Amazing Green: A’Maze 2017

From 18 to 26 November, the Kanchanaburi College of Agriculture will host Amazing Green: A;Maze 2017. This is a project about sustainable agricultural tourism, and is focused on educating people on agricultural activities. The interactive event is family friendly, so there is something for everybody to enjoy. Visitors wander through a maze in a cornfield. Along the way to the exit, there are 7 stops with activity stations where you can test your agricultural knowledge, and learn something new. The activities are not only about agriculture, but also about Kanchanaburi itself. Continue reading…

The Mon village in Kanchanaburi

rsz_mon_people_02A major tourist attraction in Kanchanaburi is the Mon Tribal Village. The Mon are an ethnic group originally from Mongolia, living mostly in the middle of Myanmar, and along the southern border with Thailand. They are the earliest people to reside in Southeast Asia, bringing civilization to central and northern Thailand and central Laos more than 1200 years ago. Over time they were pushed out of these countries, residing only in the north of Thailand and south of Burma. Continue reading…

Experience the beauty of Kanchanaburi

Picture 1 Thailand offers dozens of different activities and places to go, ranging from party holidays to staying in the busy cities such as Bangkok. While these activities definitely have its charms and should not be skipped out on, a unique jungle experience should definitely not be missed out on either. The country has diverse landscape, including beautiful rainforests and jungles which provide the real nature experience. Continue reading…

Sai Yok national park & its nature wonders

Explore Thailand’s beautiful nature and rare animals in the Sai Yok National Park of Kanchanaburi. There are several fun ways to get along, think of some active canoeing, uniqueness on a bamboo raft, a mountain bike challenge, tranquil on a long-tail boat and hiking through the jungle. Much to see and explore; the impressive nature with waterfalls and limestone caves and the lucky ones might see some of the wild and rare animals in the park. Popular is to bring a picnic to have lunch in the rocky surroundings near one of the waterfalls. Sai Yok Water Fall Sai Yok Yai waterfall flowing into the river Kwai Continue reading…

Wie zijn de Mon in Kanchanaburi?

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The Mon waren een van de eerste bevolkingsgroepen in Zuid-Oost Azie en vandaag de dag zeker een van de oudste. Een verblijf in Kanchanaburi in Thailand is de perfecte gelegenheid om deze prachtige cultuur te ontdekken. De meederheid van de Mon woont in Myanmar (Burma) hoewel er ook minderheidsgroepen in kleine gemeenschappen in centraal en west Thailand wonen, onder andere Kanchanaburi. De kleine dorpjes geven u een inkijkje in het leven van de Mon. Continue reading…

Évènements dans la province de Kanchanaburi

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Festival traditionnel Mon

A la fin de cette semaine et pour quelques jours seulement – du 7 au 9 septembre – vous aurez l’opportunité d’assister à une tradition culturelle Mon dans la province de Kanchanaburi. L’évènement aura lieu à Sangkhla Buri, devant l’un des plus importants sites Bouddhistes. Ainsi, les habitants commenceront par construire une large embarcation en bambou. Puis ils le décoreront de drapeau colorés et de fleurs fraiches. Apres quoi, à la nuit tombée, des rituels religieux auront lieu à la lumière des bougies. Le moment le plus spectaculaire étant le moment ou l’embarcation est jetée à l’eau. L’idée étant de faire fuir la malchance…  Continue reading…