Private Kanchanaburi Tour - The Bridge Over the River Kwai

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Tour Number

Activity Level

518134


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Thai (fluent)

Slow-Life Experience on the Death Railway and Surrounded by Lush Green Jungle and Mountains


Enjoy a full day of around 10 - 12 hours with your private English-speaking guide and luxury van with driver to take you around Kanchanaburi Province.

Kanchanaburi, a town in West Thailand where the Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai Rivers converge into the Mae Klong River. The line crosses over the River Khwae Yai via the Death Railway Bridge. Displays at the JEATH War Museum honor the prisoners of war who died building the bridge. Nearby, thousands of Allied soldiers are buried at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

You will also experience train crept over the River Kwai bridge and alongside vertical cliffs and through windswept fields of tapioca and sugarcane then walk on a wooden train track on the slope of a steep cliff to Krasae Cave, was once a camp site for POWs who were brought here to build the "Death Railway". At present it is a place of worship with a sitting Buddha statue inside.

Then, options to visit elephant camp for elephant riding or bathing, rafting and visiting long neck village.

Itinerary

- Pick up from hotel in Bangkok
- Drive to Kanchanaburi (about 2 hours from Bangkok)
- JEATH War Museum, The museum is on the bank of the River, inside Wat Chai Chumphon temple which has been constructed largely in the form of an Allied Prisoner of War camp which is managed by a Thai monk. The thatched detention hut with cramped, elevated bamboo bunks contains photographic, pictorial and physical memorabilia dating from the Second World War
- Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, the main prisoner of war (POW) cemetery for victims of Japanese imprisonment while building the Burma Railway
- The Bridge Over The River Kwai, the Death Railway in World War II
- Train crept over the River Kwai bridge and along alongside vertical cliffs and through windswept fields of tapioca and sugarcane
- Get off at Tham Krasae Train Station
- Walk to Krasae Cave, a camp site of POWs
- Options: Visit an Elephant camp where you can do elephant riding or bathing, bamboo rafting on the river or visiting Long Neck Village
- Back to Bangkok

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 10 hours

Within 10 hours of tour duration starting since the pick up time at your hotel or any other convenient location in Bangkok and back to your hotel or any place as we previously agreed.

But there might be any variables that might affect the duration such as the weather, traffic and time of year.

Please note Kanchanaburi is about 2 hours away from Bangkok to the west, Thailand by car.

Transportation

Private Luxury Air-Conditioned Van.

We have space to seat 6 adults comfortably. I can accommodate up to 8 adults with a little less space, so please contact me for details.

What’s Included

Other: - English Speaking Tour Guide
- Private Luxury Air-Conditioned Van with Experienced Driver
- Pick up / drop off at your hotel or any other convenient location in Bangkok
- Gasoline
- All tickets for the Express Way & Motorway
- Train ticket VIP class through Death Railway (1 hour train trip)
- Drinking water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 THB - For meal, your own expense and activities such as elephant riding, elephant bathing, rafting, visiting long neck village etc.

What’s Extra

Other: - All admission fees
- All meals and beverages
- All activities if you would like to visit an elephant village
Here below are the fees of all activities.
Elephant riding 30 minutes - 600 baht/person
Elephant bathing 30 minutes - 600 baht/person
Rafting 30 minutes - 1,200 baht/person
Visiting long neck village - 400 baht/person

*This tour does not include a pick up from the Airport, please contact me for a Customized tour if that is the case*

*This tour is designed and priced for 6-8 hours tour duration. If you desire to have a longer tour we can do that, please contact me for a Customized tour that is designed and priced according to your wishes*

Restrictions

I'm a licensed guide, and have no restrictions.

A Recent Review of this tour

Peach was a fantastic tour guide. Professional, prompt, and responsive. She really went out of her way to make the tour as comfortable and as comprehensive as possible. Highly recommend her.
Bruce H.

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