River Kwai Highlight
Natural Beauties upon the Unforgettable Memories from the World History
With only a period of 2 days and a night, a visit to a bridge over the River Kwai and a ride on a train on the death railway passage will drawn you down a timeline to the most crucial time if the history of this region. Also many activities are awaiting; elephant ride through the jungle, bamboo rafting in a tamed river with greenery banks, and enjoy clear water at the Erawan falls. Pack of these actions is gathered together in this province of Kanchanaburi.
River Kwai HighlightItinerary
DAY 1 : BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI + ELEPHANT RIDE
Meet your private English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby.
Depart for Kanchanaburi, located 128 kilometres (80 miles) west of Bangkok. It is Thailand’s third largest province with an area of 19,486 square kilometres. The provincial area is mountainous and has the west border next to Myanmar. (2 hours drive)
Visit JEATH War Museum, a realistic depiction of prisoner of war living quarters, with photographic, pictorial and physical memorabilia dating from World War II.
Continue to Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. It contains the remains of 6,982 war prisoners (mostly the British, Dutch, Australian and American) who lost their lives during the construction of the Bridge over the River Kwai and the railway to Burma (the Death Railway).
Then visit world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of the Death Railway constructed by Allied prisoners of war. Take leisurely walks around town and pictures on the world-renowned Death Railway.
Train ride on Death Railway through magnificent scenery, passing over the original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Visit Soi Yoke Elephant Camp. Feeding the food to elephants at Soi Yoke Elephant Camp.
Then experience exciting elephant ride into the jungle for 45 minutes past bamboo trees and hanging creepers.
Continue the trip by taking bamboo raft adventure for 30-45 minutes along River Kwai back to the camp.
Take a long-tailed boat from pier to get to the resort, passing by unspoiled mountainous jungle scenery.
In the evening, Dinner and overnight.
Overnight : Kanchanaburi
Meal : Lunch / Dinner
DAY 2 : ERAWAN WATERFALL
Breakfast at the hotel before check out.
Visit Srinakarin Dam, the country’s largest hydro-power producer of electricity. Listen to lecture and take pictures around the reservoir.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Depart the dam for the largest and most beautiful waterfall in the western region, Erawan Waterfall is on the bank of Kwai Yai River in Khao Salop (Erawan) National Park. It is about 2,000 meters tall divided into 7 levels. The atmosphere in this always-verdant national park is serene, peaceful and rich with innumerable plant and flower species, perfectly conducive to sight-seeing and trekking.
Relax, swim and enjoy natural surroundings at own leisure.
Leave from Kanchanaburi pass green paddy fields, villages, and temples then return to Bangkok. (2-2.5 hours drive)
Overnight : -
Meal : Breakfast (Hotel) / Lunch
Rates [Valid 01-JAN-2017 - 31-OCT-2017]
Standard Class :
- River Kwai Resotel Resort, Saiyoke District, Kanchanaburi [Superior River View Room]
Executive Class :
- The Float House, Saiyoke District, Kanchanaburi [Floating Villa]
Hotel Terms & Conditions
>> Rates quote in Thai Baht are net per person per package sharing occupancy inclusive of all taxes and applicable service charges.
>> Hotel surcharge may apply during peak tourist-season in some hotel.
>> Reservations are based on availability, and cannot be combined with any other hotel discounts or promotional offers.
>> Reservations are on prepayment basis.
>> All special requests are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Accommodation with daily breakfast
All transfers air-conditioned vehicles within the journey
A local English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request)
All admission fees as mentioned in the program
All meal as mentioned in the program
Items of a personal nature
Any Air ticket & Airport Tax
Meals not specified in the itinerary
Soft drinks or other refreshments during local tours
Tips or Gratuities to guide & driver
Any services non-mentioned in the itinerary
For children under 2 years old will be Free of charge.
For children 3-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax.
For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.