Get a comprehensive tour of the River Kwai area, including a visit to the cemetery of Kanchanaburi, travel over the Death Railway and explore the Hellfire Pass, both built to connect Myanmar and Thailand during the war, on this 2-day excursion from Bangkok.

Start city: Bangkok

End city: Kanchanaburi

Durations 2 Days 1 Nights

Cities to visit: Bangkok - Kanchanaburi

Extendable with optional tours from Kanchanaburi

 

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi.

Day 2: Kanchanaburi – Bangkok.

 

PRICE & PAYMENT

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Price Included

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room.
  •  Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  English speaking guide (other languages at additional surcharge).
  •  Tours and transfers as mentioned by private airconditioned vehicle.
  •  Entrance fees for mentioned visits.
  •  Service charges and government VAT tax.

Price Excluded

  • Visa stamp fee.
  • Other meals than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • International flight into and out Thailand.
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for tour guides/driver.
  • Travel insurance.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi.
Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Bangkok and drive to Kanchanaburi. Visit Thailand–Burma Railway Centre. This interactive museum and research facility is dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway. You will also visit Allied War Cemetery, which is a memorial to some 6000 allied prisoners of war during WWII who perished along the railway line, later known as 'The Death Railway'. Postwar, these POWs were transferred to this eternal resting place. Spend some time at the worldfamous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of Death Railway constructed by Allied POWs.
In the afternoon, take a long–tailed boat upstream to visit nearby ethnic Mon Tribal Village and Temple. The Mon people are an ethnic group from Myanmar, living near the ThaiMyanmar border. The Mon were one of the earliest peoples to reside in Southeast Asia and have a fascinating history.
Rest of the day, you are free at leisure.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kanchanaburi.

Day 2: Kanchanaburi – Bangkok.

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then travel to the Hellfire Pass, where you can explore the museum and hike down the pass. After lunch visit the nearby Saiyoke Noi Waterfall where you can go for a swim (conditions permitting).
After lunch, take a historic ride on Death Railway Train passing over original wooden viaduct. Journey back to Bangkok hotel where your arrangements end.

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in N/A.

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