Erawan Cascading Waterfalls and Caves – Tambon Tha Kradan, Thailand - Atlas Obscura

A series of seven waterfalls flowing over graceful limestone terraces are the star attraction of Erawan National Park, among the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand.

Founded in 1975, the park is named for the mythical three-headed white elephant which the uppermost of the falls is said to resemble. In addition to the waterfalls the park is also home to a series of caves known as Mi, Rua, Wang Bahdan, and Phartat. Visitors can hike along the seven waterfalls and swim in their pools.



Know Before You Go

The 3rd-7th waterfalls close by 15:30, while the 1st and 2nd tiers close around 16:30-17:00, depending on how the rangers feel.If you are pressed for time, hike to the top first, and swim in the waterfalls on the way down because after 3:30, the top most levels will be closed off.

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