Thailand Tour 2013
Kanchanaburi | Thailand
20 Oct 2013 | Sun
Day 04 of 43
Arrive at Kanchanaburi | U Inchantree Kanchanaburi
Arrival | Kanchanaburi
We made it to Kanchanaburi, Thailand today (Sunday, the 20th). Parts of Thailand have been dealing with widespread flooding (the rainy season is still in effect until the end of October). Kanchanaburi is one of the areas that has been hit with scattered flooding. We saw several areas underwater as we came into town. I was a little surprised at the terrain of the area around Kanchanaburi… Mountains! Coming in from Bangkok, the terrain is flat/low-level terrain. As we approached Kanchanaburi we saw mountains that looked very similar to the mountains of North Carolina.
I got a treat today, the road coming into the center of Kanchanaburi past where Kanchana went to elementary and middle school. It’s been a great experience for me to see Kanchana’s hometown and where she grew up.
We are staying in the U Inchantree River Kwai Resort. It is a beautiful location right on the River Kwai. It is named after a rare tree (species) that is located in the center of the property. This tree produces two types of fruit, named “In” and “Chan”.
Most of this week, we will be spending time with Kanchana’s family. There are some planned events such as, touring the Bridge over River Kwai, visiting the famous “Tiger Temple” and an overnight river raft tour (but the recent flooding may cancel this). At this point, I’m not sure when all the activities will be taking place, we plan to just go with the flow this week.
U Inchantree Kanchanaburi
U Inchantree Kanchanaburi is a hidden gem in Thailand. This beautiful resort is located in Kanchanaburi, just a few hours from Bangkok. The resort offers stunning views of the River Kwai, as well as lush gardens and an outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy Thai cuisine at the on-site restaurant, or relax with a massage at the spa.
U Inchantree Kanchanaburi is a fantastic place to stay if you want to be close to nature. With its convenient location and variety of activities, it is perfect for families or groups of friends. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the rooms are clean and comfortable. We would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a relaxing holiday in Kanchanaburi.