A full day excursion to Kanchanaburi, to visit the Bridge on the River Kwai andtake a train ride along the Thai-Burma railway.
Kanchanaburi city is 130 km west of Bangkok in a wild mountainous province abutting Burma. Limestone hills and fields of sugar-cane surround this pleasant town by the rivers Kwae Noi and Kwae Yai. On arrival visit the peaceful and well-maintained Don Rak War Cemetery, last resting place for many who had toiled on the construction of the railway. Entrance to the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre opposite gives a full overview of the story of the railway and the hardships endured during construction. Then take a scenic boat ride along the three rivers converging in Kanchanaburi, the Mae Klong, Kwai Noi and Kwai Yai, and view the world famous River Kwai Bridge. Lunch is taken at a restaurant at Pakseng Pier. in the afternoon board a train for a ride through lush forest scenery along the notorious 'Death Railway'. The tour returns to Bangkok after this.
Air-conditioned round-trip transportation between Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, English speaking guide, entrance to Thailand-Burma Railway Museum, boat trip, train ride along Death Railway, lunch.
Pick up time will be within 30 minutes of the time shown on the voucher. To confirm the pick up time you must phone the supplier on 02 642 5497 between 08.30 and 19.00 the day before the tour. Please note that in some instances there may be a supplement for the pick up if the accommodation is located outside of central Bangkok (any applicable supplement will be collected directly from you by the supplier), or pick up may not be possible, in which case the supplier will advise an alternative meeting point.
Additional Information :
This tour is operated in air conditioned vehicles.
Not suitable for children under the age of 2.