The magnificent landscape and charming beauty of Kanchanaburi have resulted in major tourist attractions including several well-known waterfalls, caves which were once inhabited by Neolithic man, pristine national parks, tranquil rivers, virgin forests, and reservoir. Get back to the nature and enjoy your time at this matchless Resort after wandering along the past of this historical destination.
|Duration:||3 days / 2 nights|
|Departure Time:||Bangkok around 06.00 am|
|Suitable For:||Family, Children|
|Trip Theme:||Adventure, History|
Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi - River Kwai Noi (- / L / D)
Pick up from major hotels in Bangkok downtown area will be between 06.00 am – 06.30 am. Depart to Kanchanaburi province (128 km. to the west of Bangkok) Arrive Kanchanaburi province and visit the Thailand–Burma Railway Centre an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand– Burma Railway. The fully air–conditioned center offers you an educational and moving experience Visit Allied War Cemetery which is memorial to some 6000 allied prisoners of war (POWs) who perished along the death railway line and were moved post-war to this eternal resting place. Visit the world famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of Death Railway constructed by Allied POWs Get ready for your journey back to the nature.
Leaving Kanchanaburi behind us by taking a long tailed boat and cruise along the River Kwai to your Jungle Resort. Check in and enjoy your lunch. After a short break visit the Museum Park at the Resort and explore the whole collection of “Image as a Japanese Prisoner of war” by Jack Chalker, a British artist while he was a prisoner of war in the camp over a three year period. Stop by the Weary Dunlow Museum and the replicas of a hospital hut and learn under which condition the Prisoner of War (PoW’s) had to live.
Dinner and overnight at the resort.
Day 2: River Kwai Noi (B / L / D )
Today we have a few options for you – just let us know what you like to add:
A: Take a short jungle trek to the nearby Mon Tribal Village & Temple and explore how these people original coming from Myanmar living.
B: Take a long-tailed boat upstream to visit SaiYoke Yai Waterfall & National Park. The Sai Yok Yai Waterfall flows into the river and it is famed for its beautiful environs. The fall is very impressive during the rainy season as the waterfall is extremely forceful and rapid.
C: Visit the Lawa Cave and explore the fascinating stalactite. The Lawa Cave is one of the caves with breathtaking stalactites and stalagmites. It was formed by rain containing carbon dioxide which fell down to the ground and became water with carbonic acid. It then eroded underground limestone and formed connecting holes in it. After that, when groundwater level decreased, the cave appeared.
D: For those which like more excitement we have the a Treetop & Zipline parkour with an assortment of games such as rope bridges, Tarzan swings, flying skateboards, tight rope walk, and giant zip lines are the option of a tree top. Get from platform to another and enjoy hours of fun and excitement from the high in the forest
Lunch and dinner will be served at the Resort - overnight at your "Hemingway cottage"
Day 3: River Kwai Noi - Death Railway - Bangkok (B / L / - )
After Breakfast, we will visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial. Then return to hotel to check out. Transfer to a local Lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch you will take a historic ride on the notorious Thailand-Burma Death Railway Train (Death Railway) passing over original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied Prisoner of War (POWs). Enjoy the ride with open windows along beautiful scenery passing by.
Arriving at the last station we will change to an air-conditioned van for last part of our tour. We meant arriving Bangkok downtown around 06.00 PM, however, under some unpredictable traffic circumstances; we could take somewhat longer hours to get back BKK.
Note: Deviations of the tour programs or time given in the program may sometimes necessary depending on traffic condition and any uncontrollable circumstances.
Prices do not include:
Children between 3yrs and 12 yrs: discounted price as mentioned in price list
Single Supplement surcharge – Single traveler
Surcharge for single traveler is 2.100 THB for the trip
including medical repatriation insurance is mandatory on all our trips. It is not included with our packages and it is your responsibility to purchase suitable insurance package. Make sure that it covers all the activities that you are likely to undertake, such as rafting, scuba diving, cycling, cruises, trekking etc. Many ‘free’ insurances that come with banking packages, credit cards etc., are quite inadequate to cover you our tours, so make sure you check the policy before your travel. You are required to give a copy of your insurance policy to your tour leader upon arrival. Without proper insurance like this, we will not be allowed to join the tour as we will not able to respond adequately in case an emergency if you do not have the right insurance. Please also contact your doctor for further preparations regarding to your chosen travel destination including immunizations.
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|From Date||To Date||Duration||Adults||Children|
|01 Aug 2017||31 Oct 2018||3 days / 2 nights|
Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice