Share this page:

Visit Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park (Kamphaeng Phet)

Home > To visit in Thailand > Kamphaeng Phet > Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park

Presentation Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park

g_translate Thai name : อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์
reviews My opinion: starstarstarstarstar
Kamphaeng Phet
Historical Park entrance
Historical Park Arunyik Area sign
Historical Park fees
65 km from Sukhothai, the park has less well preserved temples. Most of them are reduced to a few elements but it is still a very pleasant place to stroll in the forest by bicycle discovering the traces of its past. UNESCO World Heritage like its famous neighbors, the Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai parks, it includes temples from the same period and is divided into two parts. One that next to the city, often called Old Town which contains the Wat Phra Kaew remarkable for its superb three Buddha statues. Two sitting Buddha and one reclyning in front of them. The other part, in the forest, is the Arunyik Area. A few kilometers further, it is ideal for bicycle tours (rentals available at the entrance). It contains numerous of tempels remains. The most interesting ones are Wat Ariyabot and its standing Buddha, Wat Singh and Wat Chang Rop whose chedi is supported by elephants statues. It takes at least 2h30 to visit the entire park.
Girls working at the Information Centre (in Aranyik Area) will be delighted to advice you about the park and the entire region rarely mentionned in guidebooks but full of surprises. The Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park worth a visit and town with its very few tourists also. For its hospitality and tranquility. A visit to couple with Sukhothai vsit. The park here is wilder, more in the nature. A real heartstroke for us especially thanks to Wat Phra Kaew Buddhas. If we have to choose between Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet, we will choose Kamphaeng Phet. Those who love history, nature and "old stones" will visit the three places happily.

Need a hotel near Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park ?

Do you want to stay in a hotel near Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park ?

See here a list of accommodations close to Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park

Practical information about Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park

You can rent bikes at Aranyik Area's entrance for 30 THB if you do not already have one. The entry fee for a bicycle is 10 THB, 20 THB for a motorcycle and 50 THB for a car.
Open from 6:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
Entrance fee: 100 THB per area or 150 for both areas (on the same day)

How to get to Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park ?

Buses from Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai, Phitsanulok or Nakhon Sawan can drop you off at the park entrance but we advise you to do at least an overnight stay. A round trip on the same day would be long and tiring even from Sukhothai.
Search visits in Thailand by destination
good deals hotel thailand

Find Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park on GoogleMap

A little tip for the guide ?
If website has helped you prepare your travel in Thailand, do not hesitate to give me a small tip by clicking on the button below. Thanks a lot !

transports thailande
Transports in Thailand
Type your departure city, your destination and the date of your trip.
Powered by 12Go Asia system
Traveling in Thailand
arrow_circle_right Find an hotel
arrow_circle_right Guesthouse Thailand

arrow_circle_right Travel by train
arrow_circle_right Travel by bus
arrow_circle_right Domestic flights
arrow_circle_right Boats in Thailand
arrow_circle_right Transports Bangkok

arrow_circle_right Visa rules
arrow_circle_right Health advice

hotels thailande
Find accommodation in Thailand