The grounds around Kanchanaburi and the legendary River Kwai are full of its history during the construction of the Burma-Siam railway during WWII. Experience the history of the River Kwai Railway and spend one night in a luxury tented Camp directly on the river.
|Duration:||2 days / 1 night|
|Departure Time:||Bangkok around 06.00 am|
|Trip Theme:||Adventure, History|
Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi - River Kwai Noi (- / L / D)
Pick time from major hotels in Bangkok downtown via air-conditioned minivan will be between 06.00 am -06.30 am from here we will depart to the province of Kanchanaburi which is located around 128 km to the west of Bangkok.
Our first stop will be at the Thailand–Burma Railway Centre in Kanchanaburi. This interactive museum, research and information facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway. The Thailand-Burma Railway Center is fully air-conditioned center and offers you an educational and moving experience. Show you respect to the more than 6,000 Allied Prisoners of War (POWs), which are buried at the nearby Allied War Cemetery, before we head to the world-famous River Kwai Bridge just one part of the Death Railway constructed by these and more Allied Prisoners of War (POWs).
We will continue our journey to the tented camp to check in and enjoy our lunch with a glimpse on the river from the restaurant. After a little rest get ready for your next stop on our journey to the history. You will visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum which is dedicated to all Allied Prisoners of War (POWs) and Asian laborers who suffered and died at Hellfire Pass during World War II. It is time to hike on the tracks of the past along the Hellfire Pass Walking Trails.
Getting back to your camp late afternoon, have the option of just relaxing in your Tent or get on a mountain bike and visit the village and farm nearby the camp.
Enjoy your dinner on the exotic buffet style BBQ dinner around a camp fire. Overnight at the camp
Day 2: River Kwai Noi - Death Railway - Bangkok (B / L / - )
Returning back to the Camp it is time for a delicious breakfast before we have to check out to continue our journey along the river. We will travel via a local long-tailed boat along the Kwai River (Khwae Noi River) to visit an ethic Mon Tribal Village. Visit the little temple, Golden Rock and the Buddha Image Cave as well as the school of the Village. After a short walk on easy jungle trail along the River bank get to the stunning viewpoint of River Kwai.
We will departure from the village for a tasty lunch at a local restaurant on our way to our next stop. Take a historic ride on the "Death Railway Train" passing over original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied Prisoners of War (POWs). Arriving at the last station we will change to an air-conditioned van for our last leg 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:
Single Supplement surcharge – Single traveler
Surcharge for single traveler is 1.100 THB (around 30 Euro) for the trip
Children between 3yrs and 12 yrs: only on request
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|From Date||To Date||Duration||Adults||Children|
|01 Nov 2021||31 Oct 2022||2 days / 1 night||on request|
Price is quoted per person and subject to change without prior notice