Rivers and National Parks of Central Thailand

  8 Days / 7 Nights
  Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Ayutthaya - Uthai Thani - Khao Yai - Bangkok



Travel off the beaten tracks to the outstanding highlights of central Thailand. Explore various waterways and the dense jungles in the national parks. Visit ancient temples and get an insight into the traditional way of life along the river communities.

Location Information:
Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi

Drive from the hotel in Bangkok towards the west. First stop at the salt fields. Then visit of the floating market. Lunch at a local restaurant. Explore of the seven-tier waterfall in the Erawan National Park. Visit the historical railway line at the Hellfire Pass. Boat ride through the jungle to the floating hotel with check-in. Dinner and entertainment with Mon-dances.

Day 2: Kanchanaburi

Visit a Mon Village. Elephant trekking through the picturesque mountain landscape. Enjoy rafting on the river Kwae to the hotel and check-in. Bicycle ride to a nearby lava cave. Return to the hotel. Relax and swim in the river. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya

Boat ride to Saiyok Yai Waterfall. Return by boat to the car. Dive to Sai Yok Noi Waterfall. Lunch at a local restaurant. Train ride on the Death Railway route to Kanchanaburi. Visit the historical railway bridge over the River Kwai. Drive to Ayutthaya and check in at the hotel. Explore the night market.

Day 4: Ayutthaya – Uthai Thani

Drive by long tail boat around Ayutthaya. Visit Wat Phanang Choen and Wat Yai Chai-Mongkol. Lunch in a local restaurant. Visit a local temple at Singburi. The surrounding trees are home to giant bats. In Uthai Thani cruise along the Sakae Krang River. Transfer to the resort. Check in and dinner on the lake.

Day 5: Uthai Thani

Walk through the morning market. Visit Wat Ta Sung with its mirror covered main temple hall. Discover the Hup Pa Tat valley, also known as Jurassic park. Afterwards enjoy the splendid view from a mountain temple. Lunch at a local restaurant. Return to the resort. Visit bamboo weavers and incense stick makers while walking or cycling around the river island. Dinner at the resort.

Day 6: Uthai Thani – Khao Yai

Drive to Lopburi and visit the ancient Khmer temple. Continue to Khao Yai National Park. Stop at a view point. Drive to the National Park’s visitor center. Lunch at a local restaurant. Trek with a ranger along a small river surrounded by dense tropical vegetation. On the way visit Orchid Cliff Waterfall with its wild orchids. Visit Haew Suwat Waterfall. Enjoy a panoramic view from Pha Deaw Dai plateau. Drive to an observation tower. Transfer to the resort with check in.

Day 7: Khao Yai

Short drive back to the national park. A trek with a local ranger leads to a remote part of the park. Picnic at the Pong Ta Long waterfall. Afterwards continue upstream to another hidden waterfall. Time to relax and swim. Walk back to the waiting car and return to the resort. Late afternoon visit a bat cave. Millions of bats fly towards the park in search of food. Transfer back to the resort.

Day 8: Khao Yai – Bangkok
Optional Destination: Koh Chang, Koh Samed

Relax at the resort. Early afternoon return to Bangkok airport or hotel. 

With a surcharge, the tour can end on the island of Koh Chang or Koh Samed.

End of service.

Season 2 - 3 Persons 4 - 6 Persons SGL Surcharge

Destination Hotel Rating Category Nights
Kanchanaburi River Kwai Jungle Rafts
River Kwai Resotel

Raft Room (Half Board)
Standard Chalet
Kanchanaburi River Kwai Resotel Standard Chalet 1
Ayutthaya Krungsri River Hotel Luxury Room 1
Uthai Thani Uthai River Lake Resort Superior Room 2
Khao Yai Greenery Resort Greenery Room 2

We reserve the right to exchange hotels/categories according to availability. 

Note: We offer a wide range of hotels in all categories. If you would like to upgrade the hotel or room category please inform us accordingly and we will try to accommodate your request.

Questions / Inquiries
Services Included

Air-conditioned car /van and driver

English speaking guide (French and German speaking guides available upon request)

Rates include all entrance fees as per program.

Accommodation as listed on twin sharing basis

Daily breakfast in the hotel (B)

Other meals as per itinerary (L/D)

Services Excluded

Personal expenses



Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults with extra bed 70% of adult rate.

Children under 12 years sharing room with 2 adults without extra bed 50% of adult rate.

Valid only if child travels with two paying adults.