River Kwai Discovery
This tour package explores the culture and history surrounding the area that is the River Kwai. You will visit some of the area’s most historically significant sites and enjoy some cultural performances and experiences. Your accommodation is at The Floathouse River Kwai, a unique floating resort on the historic River Kwai.
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Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi
Pick up from your Bangkok hotel early morning and travel approximately 150kms by road to Kanchanaburi. On arrival 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 centre offers the visitor an educational and moving experience. We then visit the Allied War Cemetery which is a 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 before boarding a long–tailed boat on River Kwai to the FloatHouse River Kwai. Check–in and have Lunch upon arrival. This afternoon cruise upstream and visit a nearby ethnic Mon Tribal Village & Temple. This evening enjoy Dinner, followed by a 45-minute presentation of Mon Dance The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort.
Hotel: The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort, 2 Nights
Day 2: Kanchanaburi
After breakfast board a long-tailed boat and cruise upstream and visit the Saiyoke Yai Waterfall and National Park. After Lunch, visit the Lawa Cave and explore the fascinating stalactite. This evening enjoy Dinner at the at Resort.
Day 3: Kanchanaburi – Bangkok
After breakfast board a long-tailed boat and cruise downstream to Resotel Pier and continue by road to visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial. Followed by lunch at a local restaurant, join a historic ride on the Death Railway Train passing over original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs. Travel by road back to Bangkok and transfer to your hotel.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Bangkok:||Price on Application||Price on Application|
|Meals:||2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners|
|Transport:||Seat in coach air-conditioned vehicle|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.