If you've ever wanted a River Kwai Experience like no other, then the adventures you're about to encounter here in central Thailand are going to be something of exceptional desirability and intrigue. And if you don't have a personal friend or colleague who knows the area well enough to show you around, the best way is to take a private tour.
I've partnered with a tour company that, not only will they provide you with all the creature comforts and ease of travel, they also deliver a great service at an affordable price. While the town of Kanchanaburi has an amazing history, some of the tours listed below a few of you may be a little startled by the findings you're going to witness.
Nevertheless, it's going to be a historical trip down memory lane and a chance to observe not only some of the horrors of a past war but also some of the most spectacular scenery in this neck of the woods.
Please take note that on the various tours that take you on a visit to Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum should your trip to Kanchanaburi take place between the beginning of January until the end of June 2018, the museum will be closed for renovations. However, you'll still be able to visit the actual location to see Hellfire Pass itself.
If this is the case, you'll be given the opportunity to visit Sir Weary Dunlop's Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. Other than that, you're going to absolutely love it here as I have done on several occasions. And if there's any additional information you'd like to know about this region of Thailand, don't hesitate to contact me personally and I'll help you all I can. You'll find a contact form below.
Here's a wonderful opportunity to join us on a two-day excursion while staying overnight at the Hintok River Camp. You'll spend time at the famous Bridge over the River Kwai as well as a breathtaking train ride along part of the Death Railway.
You'll also be visiting the Prisoner of War Cemetery at Kanchanaburi, Hellfire Pass and Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum. Should the museum is closed at the time of your visit, you'll be going to Sir Weary Dunlop’s Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. There's also the real chance of an early morning alms giving to the monks and a few other surprises.
On this tour from Bangkok, you'll not only get to enjoy a spectacular 3-day getaway experience in Kanchanaburi on the River Kwai but you'll also be staying at the amazing River Kwai Resotel. You'll be spending time on the very bridge built by the POW during the second world.
And as part of the tour, you'll be taking a train trip over part of the Death Railway as well as a visit to Hellfire Pass, the Memorial Museum and the POW Cemetery in Kanchanaburi. But that's not all because there's also an opportunity to do a jungle trek and a chance to visit a Mon Tribal Village as well as a few other surprises such a visit to Sir Weary Dunlop's Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. You simply wouldn't want to miss an occasion such as this one.
If you like, please come and join us on a 3-day tour for a unique camping experience at the River Kwai. You'll be staying at the Kintok River Camp. You'll spend time at the bridge over the River Kwai. You'll visit the POW Cemetery at Kanchanaburi. You'll ride the train over part of the Death Railway. You'll also visit Hellfire Pass, the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum as well as take part in a jungle trek and get the chance to observe a Mon Tribal Village and then some.
How about an overnight stay at one of the regions most amazing floating resorts. This captivating tour will only but enhance your Kanchanaburi and River Kwai experience. This 2-day tour will take you on a journey through some of the most spectacular surroundings that once formed the ornamentation for the construction of the infamous Thai – Burma Railway. It a great introduction to this part of Thailand.
Here's another 2-day tour you can become part of for a spectacular River Kwai Experience at the incredible Floathouse. Again, you'll get to spend time at the bridge over the River Kwai. You'll also visit the POW Cemetery of Kanchanaburi, take a train journey on the Death Railway and visit Hellfire Pass and the Hellfire Memorial Museum.
If that's not enough, how about a 2-day excursion staying overnight at the River Kwai Resotel. While you're here, this tour will incorporate a visit to the Bridge over the River Kwai where you'll spend some time. You'll also be taking a train ride over a section of the Death Railway. (Don't worry, no harm will come to you even if some parts of the track look a little suspicious to you) You'll also be going to Hellfire Pass, the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and a visit to the POW Cemetery of Kanchanaburi. All in all, it's going to be 2 days of exciting adventure.
The province of Kanchanaburi's past is somehow synonymously linked to World War II and the construction of the famous River Kwai Bridge. This full-day small-group tour will give you a better understanding of what thousands of prisoners of war went through decades ago. Nevertheless, it's one of those rare experiences you'll probably only see once in your lifetime and something you really should not miss. The maximum participants for this tour are fifteen persons.
On this 2-day Kanchanaburi private tour, you'll get to visit the War Museum, the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, the War Cemetery, the River Kwai Bridge, the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum as well as a train ride on the infamous Death Railway. You'll also get to experience a Mon dance performance at the local Mon Tribal Village. Also included in this private tour is a jungle trek. This tour is available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.
Come and join us as we take a road trip from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. The town is renowned for the historical events that happened during World War II. You'll be visiting the War Cemetery, the War Museum and the Bridge over the River Kwai followed by thrilling train ride on the Death Railway and a short boat trip prior to returning to Bangkok. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant here.
Here's a full-day trip outside Bangkok that will take you to see some of the major highlights Kanchanaburi has to offer. You'll see the highlights around the Bridge over the River Kwai as well as going to explore the Erawan National park. (swimwear is optionable) This is a full day private trip with a driver in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle and a professional guide. Included are entrance fees, lunch, and drinking water. You'll get a pickup at 7:00 am and be back around 6:00 pm.
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