KANCHANABURI: 2 DAYS ON THE KWAI RIVER BETWEEN MARKETS, DEATH RAILWAY AND ELEPHANTS (AM220)

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Private Tour-Train market and floating market, Kwai River Bridge, Death Railway and elephant bath, all in two fabulous days

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Train market and floating market, Bridge on the river Kwai, Death Railway and elephant bath, all in two fabulous days

PROGRAM


Two days really great with the famous markets of Bangkok and the nature of Kanchanaburi, you will sleep on the river Kwai in a classy resort and in the morning you will have the ride on the train of death to do, a good experience and then another experience for you , the meeting with the elephants in one of the most ‘appreciated sanctuaries of Thailand.

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– FIRST DAY, 7.30 from your hotel in Bangkok

 

Visit the Maeklong Railway Market Train Market

Picturesque and unique, this market to live must necessarily be dynamic otherwise the train would crush all the goods
So arm yourself with a camera because when you get on the train you will have fun
The Maeklong Railway Market is truly a gem and is very close to the Floating Market

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Visit Floating Market

The Floating Market Damnoen Saduak is the most famous market in Bangkok (although it is almost 2 hours drive), you will take a boat and will guide you through the characteristic channels full of exotic and fresh merchandise, all set on boats for what It has become a very picturesque and original trade.
It is still the most famous, unique and inimitable floating market

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Visit Bridge on the Kwai River

Fascinating view of the bridge made famous by the book of Pier Boulle then became an epic film in 1957 directed by David Lean.

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Visit HellFire Pass Memorial Museum

Known by locals as the Chong Khao Kad Museum, it is part of the Death Railway cruelly built by prisoners of war during the Second World War.
Hellfire or Chong Khao Kad is the point where the railroad was to cut the mountain, which was really impossible, but the prisoners of war were forced to use hand drills, picks and shovels to sculpt the rock so that a train could to pass. The 500-meter long pass was completed incredibly in six months in 1943, with many lives sacrificed.
The passage is no longer in use and is a museum that displays tools and photographs related to the historical event to remind people of the importance of world peace.

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Check in at the River Kwai Jungle Rafts Resort
4-stars resort

Surrounded by tropical rainforest, the River Kwai Jungle Rafts Floating Hotel offers eco-friendly rooms built on bamboo rafts and nestled along the Khwae Noi River in Kanchanaburi Province.
River Kwai Rafts rooms are lit by lanterns rather than electricity for added peace of mind and a unique atmosphere. Each room features walls created by weaving local bamboo plants, wooden furnishings, an en suite bathroom and an outdoor terrace with a sun lounger and a hammock.
River Kwai Jungle Hotel’s staff can help you organize your hiking, mountain biking or canoeing trips.

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Dinner at the River Kwai Jungle Raft

Very romantic and special, the dinner a few steps from the water of the river by candlelight gives the idea of a real holiday. Dinner included

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Mon traditional Dance Show

You will be cheered by the music and dances of a local tribe, the Mon

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–SECOND DAY

Breakfast at the River Kwai Jungle Raft

Wake up on the river in your resort, get a great breakfast and then get ready to visit the famous Erawan Falls

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Free time to relax or dive in the river or go on foot to the Mon Village

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11:30 am – Lunch at the resort

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Travel by train on the legendary Railway of Death

1:00 pm departure from Wang Pho station and passage on the famous wooden bridge section built by the allied prisoners of war
2.45 pm
Arrival at Kanchanaburi station, your driver will be there waiting for you

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Sanctuary of the Elephants at the Elephant Nature Park

A real Sanctuary of the Elephants where to admit and assist these beautiful animals.
You can go swimming with the elephants and understand their beauty without doing damage.

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Return to Bangkok at your hotel after these two wonderful days.

Highlights

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

-Resort 4 stars on the river Kwai (River Kwai Jungle Raft)
-English speaking professional tour guide (french, spanish and many other languages available)
-Professional private driver
-Minivan as new equipped with every comfort and air conditioning
-All admissions to all museums, temples, attractions, parks … of all the places visited
-One breakfast, two lunches and one dinner included
-Telephone assistance in english language

Route

  1. Bangkok
  2. FLOATING MARKET
  3. BRIDGE
  4. RIVER KWAI JUNGLE RAFT
  5. ERAWAN WATERFALL
  6. ELEPHANT BATHING
  7. BANGKOK