Kanchanaburi, West - Thailand
What do you need to know about Kanchanaburi?
Situated on the west of Thailand, Kanchanaburi
is the largest province in western Thailand with a population of about 35
thousand. Lying 123 km to the west of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi was first
established by King Rama I as a defensive outpost against Burmese skirmishes.
Dominated by tropical savanna climate, the region mainly has warm winters with
the average temperatures in summer months being about 38.2OC.
Kanchanaburi is mainly dominated by the monsoon which is accompanied by cooler
temperatures. The region is located on the convergence of the Khwae Noi and
Khwae Yai into the Khwae Yai. And spans all the way into the northern banks of
the river. It is located at the edge of a mountain range which helps it to keep
its temperature below other provinces of central Thailand. The region is best
known as the birthplace of the Buddhist monk, Phrabhavanaviriyakhun or Phadet
What are the popular attractions in Kanchanaburi?
Srinakarin National Park: The park is one of
the best places for those who love nature. The prime attraction of this
National park is the Huay Mae Khamin Waterfall which merges with the Khwae Yai
River which is one of the main attractions in the entire country. The park also
features a number of caves which are filled with some awesome prehistoric
paintings. The park also homes to a number of animal species such as leopards,
orioles and bats.
Wat Tham Sua: Translated to the “Tiger Cave
Temple”, Wat Tham Sua features statues of tigers all around the complex with a
huge golden Buddha statue in the center. Though reaching the complex can be
quite a challenge due to the long stairs visitors have to climb. The top
provides with a panoramic view of the Kwai river and rice fields which is
something you cannot find anywhere else.
Thai-Burma Railway: The Thai-Burma Railways
was constructed for the Japanese army to cross the northwestern border during
World War II when Kanchanaburi was under Japanese control. A ride on the tracks
will take visitors on a wonderful ride through sugarcane fields and farmlands.
This attracts a huge number of tourists from all over the world. The Japanese
English American Thai Holland (JEATH) war museum is dedicated to the Thai Burma
railway and the bridge over the Kwai River.
Water Sports and Boat Tours: Kanchanaburi is
one of the best places for water sport enthusiasts. The region offers a lot of
water activities such as canoeing, kayaking and some river cruises. From
roaring waterfalls to some exquisite flora and fauna, the region is a perfect
place for boat tours and water sports.
Erawan National Park: Located just a few miles
off the town of Kanchanaburi, more than 80 per cent of Erawan National Park is
covered with deciduous forests making it a real paradise for nature lovers from
all over the world.
Elephant’s World: This is a sanctuary
dedicated to the rescue of elephants from the clutches of inhumane conditions
and also allows the visitors to closely interact with these majestic beasts.
Located along the banks of River Kwai the sanctuary is a great place tucked in
the laps of nature to spend a day with your family and friends.
What are the average house and condo sale
prices in Kanchanaburi?
If you are looking for a property for sale house for sale or condo for sale in
Kanchanaburi prices of houses sale can range from 1,500,000 Baht to about 30 million
Baht depending on the location and type of the property. For those who are
looking for a nice condo for sale in the center area, prices can range somewhere
between 32,000 Baht per square meter and 17,000 Baht outside of the main tourist area.
Kanchanaburi has been divided into two major
districts; the downtown area and the riverfront area. The downtown area is
dominated by several malls, shops and office buildings while the riverfront
mainly has businesses spanning west along the River Kwai road.
What is the cost of living and Lifestyle in
When you are considering to move to
Kanchanaburi, prices do seem to be on the lower side of the spectrum especially
when coming from North American and European cities. For a full meal at an
inexpensive restaurant, you can expect to pay somewhere around 55 Baht while a
meal for two at any medium ranged restaurant would cost around 500 Baht. Famous
Thai delicacies such as sticky mango rice and tom yum can be found all over the
A litre of milk can be bought at 45 Baht while
a loaf of bread costs around 36 Baht. Transportation is also quite cheap with a
taxi ride costing around 35 Baht and a litre of gasoline costing around 30
Baht. The region also features a number of preschools and International schools
that are up to the standards with schools from other big cities.
What is the current Real Estate in
Kanchanaburi is undoubtedly one of the most
cost efficient places that you can move to and one of the most beautiful. Coming from major European or
American countries prices do seem quite reasonable. If you are looking for a
one bedroom condo for rent in prime location you might have to pay about 10,000
Baht per month while if you will look for similar property condo for rent just more far like 15 minutes drive outside would cost around 3,500
Baht per month. For those of you who need larger condo to rent, a three bedroom condo
for rent downtown would cost around 25,000 Baht every month while the
same sized condo outside would cost around 12,000 Baht per
month in rent. Basic amenities such as electricity, water bills for a medium sized condo would cost you around 2,500 Baht and
internet costs around 700 Baht every month. There are many outdoor activities and other sports courts for those looking to hone their athletic
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