Tour Overview

Kanchanaburi is home to the famous WW2 bridge over the River Kwai, which is near to a War Cemetery, around 80 miles outside the city of Bangkok.  A hugely popular tourist attraction that is a once in a life experience for history lovers, and world war 2 enthusiasts. The bridge has been developed into a walkway with side platforms where you can soak up the views on foot and also runs passenger trains across the bridge throughout the day.

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Visit the Allied War Grave and the Death War Museum, which is home to a collection of paintings depicting the tragedy and loss of war. The journey from Bangkok to the River Kwai is a meaningful journey through sugar cane fields, rice paddies and pineapple plantations, as you learn about the Death Railway which was a wartime project to link Thai and Burmese railways to build a direct route from Bangkok to Rangoon, supporting the Japanese occupation of Burma. After lunch you will be escorted via a pleasant speedboat ride down the river taking in all the sensory experiences before you having some free time to explore the bridge and the museums, and finally a little train ride through the area before returning back to Bangkok.

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This experience includes a visit to the Bridge on the River Kwai, an allied War Grave Cemetery and entrance to the Death War museum, air-conditioned transportation, and services of an English speaking guide, Lunch, a speedboat ride and a local train ride. The tour begins at 7.10 am and pickup time is around 6.15 am 7 am.

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