Travel to Kanchanaburi, west of Bangkok, to see River Kwai and its famous bridge. Relive history with visits to the Thailand-Burma Railway Center and the war cemetery, a boat ride in Mae Klong and a train ride along the 'death railway.'
Travel from Bangkok to the province of Kanchanaburi and experience a memorable day out that will take you back in time and let you appreciate the history surrounding the River Kwai and its famous bridge.
Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Center and explore the interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to the Death Railway (or Burma-Siam Railway).
Continue on to the Kanchanaburi (Don-Rak) War Cemetery, where many Prisoners of War (POW) and victims of the Death Railway are buried, and discover a reconstruction of a POW camp that also houses a museum.
Ride a traditional wooden long-tailed boat along Mae Klong river to visit the world famous bridge over the River Kwai, a part of the Death Railway constructed by allied POWs and immortalized in a novel and award-winning film "The Bridge on the River Kwai."
After lunch at a local restaurant, ride the train across the river following the original 'death railway' route. Enjoy the views and spectacular jungle landscapes while your knowledgeable local guide provides fascinating insight about this remarkable place.
06:00 - Start of pick up from Bangkok hotels. Depart for Kanchanaburi province
09:00 - Arrival at Kanchanaburi province. Visit Thailand-Burma Railway Center, Allied War Cemetery, Bridge over the River Kwai
12:00 - Lunch
13:00 - Death Railway Train ride
14:30 - Journey back to Bangkok
18:00 - Estimated time of arrival back in Bangkok
Very well organised - especially with all the different modes of transport you go on! Travelling along the old wooden bridge with the amazing scenery was a standout moment from the tour... not to be missed!
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Pick-up from your Hotel in Central Bangkok
Arrival at Kanchanaburi and Start of Tour
Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Center to explore the interactive museum dedicated to the Death Railway, then stop by the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery where many POWs are buried. Ride a traditional wooden long-tailed boat along Mae Klong river and see the world famous bridge over the River Kwai.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant
Death Railway Train Ride
Hop on a train and ride across River Kwai, following the Death Railway route. Take in the spectacular sights of jungle landscapes while your local guide gives facts about the historic place.
Trip Back to Bangkok
Drop off at your Hotel in Central Bangkok
Price & Options
Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Children below 2 years old are free of charge.
Departure times are estimates only and may be an hour earlier or later. The local tour operator will contact you regarding actual pick-up time depending on your hotel.
Ride will be on a Regular Train. There is no guarantee that you will have a seat on the train.
Frequently Asked Questions
Very well organised - especially with all the different modes of transport you go on! Travelling along the old wooden bridge with ...the amazing scenery was a standout moment from the tour... not to be missed! more
This is my second time joining this tour and the planning sequence of the itinerary is better than the previous one..now the train... journey is just nice not too long compare to the previous time. Will recommend my Friend ! more
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Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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