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River Kwai and Historical Death Railway Adventure

Pick up from Bangkok

Tour Code: BKK-22 Duration: Approx 11 Hours

Get to know the history of Kanchanaburi city by visiting sites that are deeply embedded with history, such as the Don Rak War cemetery, Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai rivers and the Death Railways!

Highlights:

  • Delve into the Historical Kanchanaburi City where you will Visit Sites with a Historical Past
  • Step Foot into the Don Rak War Cemetery which is the Burial Place of the Victims of World War II
  • Explore the Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai Rivers that are Interconnected with one Another surrounding the Town

Tour Description:

Explore the deeply historical Kanchanaburi city that is located 130 kilometers away from Bangkok that is within a mountainous region bordering Burma. The quaint town stands in the midst of towering limestone hills and fields of sugar cane. Within the vicinity of the town lies the rivers Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai. The Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai carry a tragic past as the famous bridge of Burma Railway crosses the river of Khwae Yai. The bridge was built by the Empire of Japan during World War II, which resulted in the deaths of many labourers involved in building the bridge.

Upon arrival, you will have the opportunity to visit the well-maintained Don Rak War cemetery which is the final resting place of the labourers that built the famous Burma Railway. Then, your next stop will be the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre where you will gain some insight on the tragic event that occurred during World War II to build the railway and the tribulations experienced by the labourers. Have an enjoyable time crossing the three rivers meeting in Kanchanaburi, Mae Klong, Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai. You will be at a perfect spot to gaze at the River Kwai Bridge.

After a long and exhausting adventure, you will be provided with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant where you can taste the flavours of the region. Once the Sun reaches the peak of the horizon, you will head to the notorious ‘Death Railway’ by boarding the train for a trip and watch beautiful scenery blur past you. Finally, you will head back to your hotel with a craving for more adventure!

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Pick-Up Time:

  • 5:30 am - 6:00 am

What's Included:

  • Return Transfers
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Boat Trip
  • Train Ride along Death Railway
  • Lunch

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
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