From Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Highlights 1-Day Small Group Tour

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Travel back in time to see the world-famous bridge on the River Kwai, built during World War II by prisoners of war, near the town of Kanchanaburi. Learn about the construction of the infamous “Death Railway” at the poignant JEATH War Museum.
• Travel with a small intimate group to Kanchanaburi Province where the WWII
memorials and museums are a reminder of darker times
• Ride along a stretch of the notorious Death Railway
•...
Travel back in time to see the world-famous bridge on the River Kwai, built during World War II by prisoners of war, near the town of Kanchanaburi. Learn about the construction of the infamous “Death Railway” at the poignant JEATH War Museum.
• Travel with a small intimate group to Kanchanaburi Province where the WWII
memorials and museums are a reminder of darker times
• Ride along a stretch of the notorious Death Railway
• See the infamous bridge on the River Kwai
• Learn about the history of the railway's construction by Allied prisoners of
war
• Visit the JEATH War Museum and see artefacts from the railway's terrible history
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Stop At: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, 284/66 Sangchuto Rd, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

Learn about the construction of the Burma Railway, also known as the “Death Railway,” on this 10-hour historical tour to Kanchanaburi, approximately 80 miles (130 kilometres) west of Bangkok.
Upon arrival, you will tour the well-kept War Cemetery, where the graves of an estimated 9,000 Allied soldiers are tended. They perished while constructing the notorious "Death Railway,” which the Japanese had hoped would stretch all the way to the Burmese border.
Uncover the terrible history of the railway at the JEATH Museum, which takes its name from the first letters of the words Japan, England, America/Australia, Thailand and Holland. See the past recreated and relived with pictures and artefacts.
You will also ride a train along the original Death Railway track, with a sumptuous lunch awaiting at the disembarkation station...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, 284/66 Sangchuto Rd, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

Learn about the construction of the Burma Railway, also known as the “Death Railway,” on this 10-hour historical tour to Kanchanaburi, approximately 80 miles (130 kilometres) west of Bangkok.
Upon arrival, you will tour the well-kept War Cemetery, where the graves of an estimated 9,000 Allied soldiers are tended. They perished while constructing the notorious "Death Railway,” which the Japanese had hoped would stretch all the way to the Burmese border.
Uncover the terrible history of the railway at the JEATH Museum, which takes its name from the first letters of the words Japan, England, America/Australia, Thailand and Holland. See the past recreated and relived with pictures and artefacts.
You will also ride a train along the original Death Railway track, with a sumptuous lunch awaiting at the disembarkation station. Return to Bangkok in the late afternoon for your hotel drop-off.

Duration: 8 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Transportation to Kanchanaburi by 9-seater VIP air-conditioned van with experienced driver
  • Entrance fees
  • Roundtrip Bangkok hotel transfers from Sukhumvit Road ( if the option is selected)
  • Basic train fee on the Death Railway track (THB 100)
  • Porterage
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Not Included
  • Speedboat fee (optional for THB 300/person)
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Assigned train seat (optional for THB 200/person)
Departure Point
Bigcountry Vacation Co., Ltd., 395, 4 Si Lom, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from hotels in Bangkok major area including Sukhumvit Road (last pick up point
Sukhumvit 26 and Sukhumvit 39), Khaosan area, Silom and Sathorn Road. Additional charges
may apply for pick-up/drop-off to hotels in the Bang Na and Lard Prao areas.

6:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.