KHAO BIN CAVE

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This 300-me­tre-long cave of­fers spec­tac­u­lar sta­lac­tites and sta­lag­mites — for­ma­tions of cal­cium de­posits that are shaped by drip­ping wa­ter. The cave has eight cham­bers and a for­ma­tion that re­sem­bles a bird’s wings can be seen in one of the cham­bers. There is a well-de­fined path that makes ex­plor­ing the cave easy and colour­ful lights il­lu­mi­nate the cave in­te­ri­ors. It takes less than an hour to reach the end of the cave but it can be quite hot and hu­mid in­side. All vis­i­tors need to pay a 20 baht or USD0.60 en­trance fee. Vis­i­tors may also want to visit Chom­phon Cave, which is a 15-minute drive away.

Where: Ratch­aburi Prov­ince, 114km or a 2- hour drive from Bangkok Take a car from Bangkok. If you are trav­el­ling from else­where in Thai­land, take a train to Ratch­aburi Rail­way Sta­tion or Ban Kluai Rail­way Sta­tion, then take a car (about 30 min­utes). Open­ing hours: 8am to 6pm

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