Bangkok to Kanchanaburi Death Railway Historical Train Ride

Did you know that Thailand holds a piece of tragic World War II history that most people don't know?

Come with us to Kanchanaburi for a day, and we'll uncover the stories of the Allied Prisoners of War (POW) who lost their lives building the infamous "Death Railway"

This is how your day will pan out!

1.) You'll be picked up from hotel and our first stop is the JEATH War Museum. Here, you'll see wartime relics of the allied POWs
2.) You'll then ride the train along the Burma Railway to Tham Krasae Cave.
3.) Along the way, you'll also cross the bridge over the River Kwai. Here, you'll get to see the scenic landscape.
4.) Afterwards, you'll have some lunch, Thai style!
5.) Visit Thailand-Burma Railway Center, an interactive museum about the Burma Railway.
6.) Lastly, we'll take you to Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. This is the resting place of the 6,892 POWs lost their lives during the war.

This trip will open your eyes to a significant piece of history that will never be forgotten!

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9 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Admission fees
    • Entry/Admission - JEATH War Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Burma-Thai Railway
    • Entry/Admission - Bridge Over the River Kwai
    • Entry/Admission - The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: JEATH War Museum, Wat Chai Chumphon Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

    see the wartime relics of allied Prisoners of War (POW)

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Burma-Thai Railway, Kanchanaburi Thailand

    Then, you will ride the Death Railway (Thailand-Burma Railway) to Tham Krasae.

    *Your Local Expert might not accompany you on the train ride but they will pick you up at Tham Krasae.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bridge Over the River Kwai, Tha Makham, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

    This is where you can cross the Bridge on the River Kwai and view the scenic landscape of surrounding trees and mountains. After, we will enjoy a local lunch together.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, 73 Jaokannun Road BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

    Visit an interactive museum about the history of the Death Railway.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    The resting place of around 6,892 Australian, British and Dutch POWs who lost their lives during the war.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-115358P10

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