Bridge of The River Kwai

The 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.


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  Twin Share Sole Traveller
Standard $690pp $1,320


The above prices are from per person, based on low season travel. Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year's Eve dinner surcharges apply.

Places Visited

Kanchanaburi (2N)

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 1: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
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) Due to the lack of water in dry season, you may not have the chance to swim at Saiyoke Noi Waterfall.
Day 2: Kanchanaburi
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)

Tour prices are per person, twin share

A visa is not required for visitors to Thailand.

Phone Calls
International and domestic calls can be made from your hotel room. It’s a good idea to check call costs with hotel staff or your local guide before making calls, as this can be expensive. A service charge may also be involved. To call Australia – the international access code is 00, followed by the country code 61, then the local area code (omitting the first 0), then the number.
Mobile Phones
Mobile phones are quite popular in Thailand and you will find high quality coverage. Thailand has active roaming agreements with most of the service providers. Please make sure you are aware of associated costs and have activated your international roaming prior to departure.
Internet & Email
Internet cafes can be found in all major cities and even in some small towns. This is often the easiest and cheapest way to stay in touch. Most hotels have a business centre with internet access, but at a slightly higher rate. Some hotels may have wifi which usually comes at an additional cost and may only be available in hotel lobbies. 

Tipping for Short Stays and Independent itineraries is not compulsory however is appreciated and normal for guides & drivers to receive them from tourists. In your final documents, Wendy Wu Tours will advise a guideline for tipping to be given to your local guides & driver. Tipping is at the discretion of each individual.

Shopping can be a fun and entertaining component to any travel adventure.  In keeping with most people’s interests whilst on holiday, your tour will include a reasonable number of opportunities to shop for local goods and souvenirs.
We have included visits to establishments that not only provide an opportunity to purchase a locally produced, great-value souvenir; but you’ll witness first-hand how these local products are made, their history and how they support the local economy. We are aware that people like to take home souvenirs, so we endeavour to ensure the shops you visit have a reputation for quality, honesty, and authenticity.

Meals included in your tour cost are indicated on the itinerary. Breakfast is a combination of local and western food, usually served buffet style at the hotel you are staying in. Lunches and dinners consist of traditional cuisine and are served at reputable local restaurants. As is traditional in this region, lunch and dinner consists of small dishes of local cuisine which is then placed on the table for everyone to share so you can experience the variety of speciality dishes. Our customers usually find that the amount served is more than ample. We aim to cater to the tastes of the majority of people and so the food is not too spicy or unusual in taste.
Drinks will be at your own expense and are to be paid for at the end of each meal. Beer is widely available and cheap. Western style wine is very expensive to import and is not widely available except at upmarket restaurants. Bottled drinking water, soft drinks, and fruit juices are also widely available – remember that you should only have ice or fruit juices from a trusted restaurant, where they will use boiled or bottled water.
Due to the French colonial influence in some Southeast Asian countries, black tea (commonly referred to as ‘lip-ton’ by the locals), coffee, and baguettes are available in most places. However, the local style is to have sweet condensed milk with their tea and coffee. Fresh dairy milk is not usually served but many restaurants will provide this if requested. ‘Cafe Sua-da’ (or iced coffee with milk) is a favourite choice amongst the locals

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