Kanchanaburi River Kwai & Hellfire Pass Private Tour

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Kanchanaburi River Kwai & Hellfire Pass Private Tour

From $168.17 per person

See the highlights of Kanchanaburi in a day. Cross the bridge over the River Kwai on foot, go for a train ride on the Death Railway, hike through Hellfire Pass and visit the Hellfire Memorial. Make a scenic stop at Saiyoke Noi waterfalls on the way back.

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Duration 11 hours
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  • See the original Bridge over the River Kwai
  • Visit the JEATH War Museum and war cemetery
  • Hike through Hellfire Pass and see the memorial
  • Take a trainride on Death Railway
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Meet and greet your guide at the lobby of your hotel in Bangkok at 7 AM. Start your full day private tour to the highlights of Kanchanaburi province and the most important WW2 memorial sites. The drive to Kanchanaburi province will take about 2 hours. First, visit the JEATH war museum, war cemetery and the Bridge over the River Kwai. Learn about how the notorious Burma-Siam railway, built by Commonwealth, Dutch and American prisoners of war, was a Japanese project driven by the need for improved communications to support the large Japanese army in Burma. Discover all of the bridge's history at the museum. Afterward, take a train ride on the Death Railway. After lunch and another 45min drive, see and learn more about the history at the Hell Fire Pass and Memorial. End the day with a visit to one of the most beautiful waterfalls of the country, Saiyoke Noi. Enjoy time to relax and take in the beautiful environment. Finally, head back to your accommodation in Bangkok.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Airconditioned vehicle
  • Licenced Driver
  • All admission fees
  • Trainride on Death Railway
  • Lunch
  • Bottled Water

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      • Please wear decent walking shoes for Hellfire Pass
      • Swimwear is not needed, Saiyoke Noi waterfalls is a scenic stop, not for swimming
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      Train ride was not really exciting. It was so hot out and dry. The drive there was even less exciting.

      February 26, 2020

      Brilliant day, well looked after, highly recommend this trip. Guide very Knowledgeable.

      February 14, 2020

      February 11, 2020

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