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All entrance fees included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Day 1 (L, D) 6:00-6:30am – Pickup from major hotels in Bangkok's downtown area. 9am – Arrive Kanchanaburi province (about 80 miles or 128 km west of Bangkok). Visit the Thailand–Burma Railway Center. This an interactive museum and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway and designed to be an educational and moving experience. You will also visit the Allied War Cemetery, which is a memorial to some 6,000 Allied prisoners of war (POWs) during WWII who perished along the railway line and were moved post-war to this eternal resting place. Visit the world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of the 'Death Railway' constructed by Allied POWs. 12pm – Take a long-tailed boat on the River Kwai to the River Kwai Jungle Rafts resort. Check in and have lunch upon arrival. 2:45pm – A long-tailed boat and road trip will take to you Hellfire Pass, a railway cutting on the Death Railway. The pass became infamous due to the harsh conditions and heavy loss of life suffered by its laborers during construction. Return to the rafts. ( 01 Jan-30 Jun 2018 Hellfire Pass Interpretative Centre (the museum) will be closed for renovations, however, visits will still go ahead to the actual location to see Hellfire Pass. Then a visit will be made to Sir Weary Dunlop’s Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. Due to its similar historical thread it is believed that this is a suitable alternative to the museum while it is closed.) 7pm – Dinner, followed by a 45-min cultural presentation of Mon Dance. Day 2 (B, L, D) 7am – Breakfast. 8:30am – Visit the nearby ethnic Mon tribal village and temple. The Mon people are an ethnic group from Myanmar, living near the Thai-Myanmar border here you will enjoy jungle trekking. 12pm – Lunch, followed by an afternoon of leisure. 7pm – Dinner. Day 3 (B, L) 11am – Check out of hotel. 11:40am – Lunch at local restaurant. 1pm – Take a historic ride on the Death Railway train, passing over the original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs. 2:30pm – Journey back to Bangkok. 6pm – Arrive in Bangkok, transfer back to hotel.
2 nights accommodation
4 meals (Lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the program
Other meals not mentioned in the program
Personal expenses such as drinks, snacks and tips
Optional extras available for train ride. (Seating is not guaranteed in cost. For guarantee of seating and bottle of cold water additional cost of 160THB. For guarantee of seating, tea or coffee and certificate additional costing is 300THB. Payment must be made prior to boarding train.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions. (This is particularly applicable to the Kanchanaburi to Bangkok transfer where traffic conditions can be very unpredictable.).
Minimum age 3years
Child rates applicable for children between 3 and 12 years old if occupying the parents’ room. If bed required, adult rate will apply.
River Kwai Jungle Rafts Hotel are actually floating rooms and to conserve the natural surroundings of the area, and concept of the property, there will not be any power or electricity during the night times. During the evenings only wick lamps are used for lighting
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Central Bangkok hotels
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time