Kanchanaburi Trip – River Kwai ***
On the Kanchanaburi Trip you explore the shores of the River Kwai on a journey through this beautiful, but historic part of Thailand. Visit the Hell Fire Pass Memorial, walk the sombre Trails of Death and glide up the iconic river itself.
Itinerary Kanchanaburi Trip
DAY 1 - KANCHANABURI
Depart Bangkok for Kanchanaburi, location of the iconic bridge over the River Kwai. Visit the evocative JEATH war museum, the poignant war cemetery and walk over the famous bridge itself. Enjoy lunch before travelling on to Hell Fire Pass and the Trails of Death - two of the most infamous sections of the notorious Burma-Thailand Railway. Your overnight accommodation is at Hin Tok River Camp where you can enjoy some time free to refresh and relax or join one of the camp's optional activities. Later, you have the chance to visit a local village or farm by mountain bike.
DAY 2 - RIVER KWAI
This morning walk or bike to the temple to give morning alms to the monks before returning to camp for breakfast. Enjoy a cruise aboard a long-tailed boat through stunning scenery with a visit to the nearby ethnic Mon Tribal Village where you can see their traditional way of life, join in their dancing and try local delicacies. Continue on to the River Kwai Resotel where your afternoon is at leisure and you stop for the night. After dinner, enjoy a presentation of traditional Mon dance.
DAY 3 - DEPART
Enjoy a morning at leisure before departing for lunch on the pier. Later, take a journey through the lush forest on the Death Railway Train before finally transferring back to Bangkok.
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