Saraburi, a province in the upper central region of Thailand, is rich in tourist attractions including natural sites, cultural festivals, majestic temples, and historical venues. Located 108 kilometers north of Bangkok, Saraburi city is just 65 kilometers from Ayutthaya and the two can be combined to make a diverse day trip. The most important Buddhist temple in Saraburi, Wat Phra Phutthabat was built in the 17th century and features a “Buddha footprint” that has made it one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in central Thailand. Saraburi province contains two national parks, Namtok Chet Sao Noi, which features a scenic waterfall, and Phra Phutthachai, which contains the Khao Sam Lan Forest, as well as several rivers and waterfalls. For those looking for more than nature, Saraburi also features some fantastic opportunities for golf.
Saraburi, a province filled with historical sites, also features a 17th century temple with the holy “footprint” of the Buddha. In addition to beautiful natural attractions, including two national parks, the region is known for its delectable food and kindhearted people. Saraburi is located some 108 kilometers from Bangkok and can be visited as a day trip from the capital or as part of a weekend trip along with a visit to Ayutthaya.