River Kwai One Day Tour from Bangkok

The trip includes a visit to the infamous bridge on the River Kwai, built by Allied prisoners of war (POW) during World War II. It includes a visit to a war cemetery containing the graves of an estimated 9,000 Allied soldiers who died while building the bridge and constructing the notorious -Death Railway-. At the JEATH Museum, guests will see a replica of a Japanese POW camp, followed by a train journey along a stunning stretch of the -Death Railway-. A buffet lunch is served upon arrival at Wang Po station, close to the Burmese border.

- JEATH Museum

- Visit Japanese POW camp

- Exciting train journey at Death Railway

- Buffet lunch at Wang Po station

- Round Trip Transfer

per adult from

$98

NZD

Duration

13 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • Round Trip Transfer
    • English Speaking guide
    • Lunch
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
    • Entry/Admission - JEATH War Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Bridge Over the River Kwai
    • Entry/Admission - Burma-Thai Railway
    • Entry/Admission - Tham Kra Sae Bridge
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The Kanchanaburi War Cemetery (known locally as the Don-Rak War Cemetery) is the main prisoner of war (POW) cemetery for victims of Japanese imprisonment while building the Burma Railway. It is on the main road, Saeng Chuto Road, through the town of Kanchanaburi, Thailand, adjacent to an older Chinese cemetery.


    Duration: 1 hour

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

    The museum is divided into two sections, one depicting the construction of the Death Railway which is meant to recreate the quarters used by Allied POWs, and the other consisting of reconstructed bamboo huts containing such items as paintings, drawings, and photos of and by former prisoners, weapons, tools, and maps.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 epic war film directed by David Lean and based on the 1952 novel written by Pierre Boulle. The film uses the historical setting of the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942–1943. The cast included William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, and Sessue Hayakawa.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Burma-Thai Railway, Kanchanaburi Thailand

    The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Siam–Burma Railway, the Thai–Burma Railway, and similar names, was a 415-kilometer (258 mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II. This railway completed the rail link between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar). The name used by the Japanese Government is Thai–Men-Rensetsu-Tetsudou (泰緬連接鉄道), which means Thailand-Myanmar-Link-Railway.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tham Kra Sae Bridge, Lum Sum 71150 Thailand

    Tham Kra Sae Bridge is a historic railway located in Kanchanaburi and is also commonly known as Death Railway. The bridge was built by war prisoners of WWII. It received the name Death Railway due to a large amount of prisoners that died during the construction of the bridge. Now many people visit the bridge to learn about the history as well as view the incredible structure which is built into the side of a cliff, right next to the powerful Kwai Noi River.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Bangkok, Thailand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free of charge Door to Door Pick up for CITY CENTER BANGKOK DISTRICT AREA (3 KM radius area) with namely Sukhumvit Soi (Lane) -1 to 33, Sukhumvit area Soi 1 to 33 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even), Pratunam, Silom, Langsuan, Wireless Road, Sathorn, Surawongse, Siam, MBK, Yawarat (China Town), Khao San Road (Excluded City Tour) can pick up only in our meeting Royal Rattanakosin HotelYou can also join our tours at BANGKOK MEETING POINTS - Our office, Sun Leisure World Corporation, Phaya Thai Plaza Buidling, Phaya Thai Road, Bangkok-101400An additional surcharge for hotel pickup outside 3 miles (5 km) radius from the city center is applicable and payable on the day of your activity.Categories & themes
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • 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
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Sun Leisure World has been awarded by SHA- which is the top Health and safety administration award by Tourism Authority of Thailand. we maximize health and safety standard.
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Bangkok Travel Agency

Activity ID: V-102252P98

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