Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in Kanchanaburi (Tiger Temple)
Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, is a Buddhist temple located in Kanchanaburi province in Western Thailand which keeps various animals, most notably several Tigers that roam around the grounds freely once a day and can be touched and photographed by visitors.
The Theravada temple is situated in the Saiyok district of Kanchanaburi near to Thailand’s border with Myanmar. Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and reserve for numerous wild animals. In 1995 it received the Golden Jubilee Buddha Image, built from over 80 kilograms of gold.The ‘Tiger Temple’ receives hundreds of daily visitors and is one of Thailand’s most popular visited destinations.
Bridge on the River Kwai tour
This tour combines the scenic beauty of Kanchanaburi which is Thailand’s third largest province, with a trip to the infamous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’ and other World War Two sights.
It also includes a journey by train along the famous ‘Death Railway’ and a long-tail boat trip to an authentic Mon village. This is a province of immense natural beauty with rugged landscape of waterfalls, leafy forests,caves and awe-inspiring limestone karst scenery.