once a year

Worship the Buddha's footprint

, Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi, 2023 

, the latest at the national park

Announcement to allow people to come and worship

From today until March 22, 2023, it is advisable to book an appointment to go up Khao Khitchakut in advance.

Because each day there will be a limited number of tourists.

Footprint, Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi 66 Is it open?

Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi

, is located in Khao Khitchakut National Park, Phluang Sub-district, Khao Khitchakut District, Chanthaburi Province. Phra Bat Antimony) only once a year for a period of about 2 months.

For the opening

of Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi 66

, it takes place between January 22 and March 22, 2023, which is a tradition of worshiping the Buddha's footprint antimony that is held annually.

Which will be scheduled to coincide with every 1st day of the waxing moon, 3rd month - 15th day of the waning moon, 4th month and there will be a worship ceremony "

Closing the forest - opening the hill

" to show respect for nature and the sacred things that protect the forest in this area

Khao Khitchakut Buddha's Footprint, Chanthaburi, was first discovered in 1854, before later "

Luang Por Khian

" (Khien Khanthasaro) began to pioneer a path to worship the Buddha's footprint at Khao Khitch. Chakut in the year 1972 and is known to tourists and Buddhists until now.

"Red cloth" on Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi, only 1 prayer point

Along the way, during walking up Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi, there will be many Buddha images and places of



But if walking further for about 1 kilometer, you will find "

Lan Pha Daeng

" which is considered the boundary point on Khao Khitchakut.

In the past, "

red cloth

" was used to prevent danger.

Because this area is a high point and has a slope.

Until today, it became a red cloth courtyard where many people headed to write their wishes on the red cloth.

with the belief that only one prayer can be granted if asked with sincerity

That wish will be fulfilled as desired.

The way up Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi, how many kilometers, how many steps are there?

Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi

, where Buddha's footprints are enshrined

at an altitude of 1050 meters above sea level

The journey up Khao Khitchakut will take about 3-5 hours, depending on the method of travel that focuses on walking.

or take a car up the hill

Usually, there are 2 ways for those who want to travel up to worship the Buddha's footprint, Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi for the year 2023 as follows.

1. Walking:

travel to the Guard Unit at Khor Kor 1 (Phra Bat Phluang), travel to Ban Klaeng, Tambon Phluang, for more information, please contact

Khao Khitchakut National Park, Chanthaburi Province Tel. 039 609 672

2. Get on the bus :

Go on the bus at the Krating Temple bus queue.

Or queue for the Wat Phluang car

(It costs about 50-200 baht) for the car to send you to the uphill point.

This will save more time than the walking method.

How to book a queue to go up Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi and schedule a time to go up the mountain

The park has scheduled to accept tourists 4 times a day, with each period accepting about 6,000 tourists (divided into 4,500 bookings through the app and 1,500 bookings at the event), meaning that within one day they will be able to receive A total of 24,000 tourists, which is determined by the capacity of the area.  

  • Time 00.00-06.00

  • Time 06.00-12.00

  • Time 12.00-18.00

  • Time 18.00-24.00

Booking a queue up Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi 2023 

: Book a queue in the application "


(Khao Pluang King) can be downloaded for free.

Available for both iOS and Android smartphones.

How to get to Khao Khitchakut, Chanthaburi, 2023

Private car :

 From Bangkok can travel in many ways together.

Both the special highway number 7 to Ban Bueng District and into Chanthaburi

Or you can take Highway No. 3249. 

Buses and Vans :

From Bangkok, you can take buses and vans.

Bangkok - Chanthaburi

to get off the bus at Chanthaburi Bus Station

After that, take a minibus.

or charter a local car to Khao Khitchakut 

BMTA's vehicles:

every year there is a project

"Bor Kor Sor. Following in the footsteps of the Buddha, Khao Khitchakut" by using air-conditioned buses on the route Bangkok - Chanthaburi (Khao Khitchakut) to accommodate tourists who are interested in traveling up to Khao Khitchakut.

Reserve your seat by calling 02-537-8737, 098-667-5592 or Call Center 1490.

Khao Khitchakut National Park entrance fee, Chanthaburi, 2023

  • Thai people, adults 20 baht

  • Thai people, children 10 baht

  • Foreign tourists, adults 100 baht.

  • Foreign tourists, children 50 baht. 

Source: Public Relations Department