The infamous Bridge over the River Kwai was built by Prisoners of War during World War II. Travel over the Death Railway and explore the Hellfire Pass, both built to connect Myanmar and Thailand during the war.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: BANGKOK TO KANCHANABURI
Early this morning you will be met at your Bangkok hotel and transferred to the railway station for your train journey to Kanchanaburi. Stop at the Bridge over the River Kwai followed by a visit to the Allied Cemetery and the War Museum. (L)
DAY 2: KANCHANABURI
Travel to the Hellfire Pass, where you can explore the museum and hike down the pass. After lunch visit the nearby Saiyoke Noi Waterfall where you can go for a swim (conditions permitting). (B,L)
DAY 3: KANCHANABURI TO BANGKOK
After check-out this morning you will be transferred by road to your Bangkok hotel where your arrangements end. (B)
Itinerary change – from 1 June to 31 July 2015
Due to a rebuild of the line between Nong Pladuk & Kanchanaburi, no trains will run over this section between 1 June and 31 July 2015. Trains will continue to run between Bangkok & Nong Pladuk and between Kanchanaburi & Nam Tok.
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.