The History of Kanchanaburi

Two Days Trip to Kanchanaburi and Saiyoke with all the important historical Highlights such as: River Kwai Bridge, Hellfire Pass, Krasae Cave and a canoeing Adventure

Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi – Saiyok Yai National Park (-,L,D)

Pick up from Bangkok accommodation at 07.30 and take the 2 ½-hour drive to Kanchanaburi, visit the famous Bridge over the River Kwai and afterwards continue to the Hellfire Pass, the longest cutting carved through the mountains during WWII. Take a walk along part of the original route of the Death Railway. After lunch continue to Saiyok Yai National park then take a trip by canoe for 2-3 hours and enjoy peaceful scenery along the river. End your day with a rafthouse at Saiyok Mantra Resort for dinner overnight.  

Day 2: Death Railway – Krasae Cave - Bangkok (B/L/-)

After breakfast drive to the Mon village of Pu Takein and learn about the Mon peoples’ culture and way of life.  Then continue to visit Krasae Cave and walk across the spectacular Wampo Viaduct. Afterwards have lunch at a local restaurant then board the train for a ride on the Death Railway with stunning views of the river far below. Before returning to Bangkok visit the historical park of Prasat Muang Sing, a Khmer-style sanctuary built around 13th century


Prices in Thai Baht / per Person in a double bed room


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Services and Additional Notes

Services included:

•             Transport and transfers

•             Local English-speaking guide

•             Meals as mentioned in the programme

•             Local community and cultural activities

•             All entrance fees for visits mentioned in the programme


Services not included:

•             Additional soft drinks/alcohol

•             Personal expenses

•             Tips for guide and driver

•             Domestic and international flights


Please be advised:

In some villages you may not be allowed take pictures of people and some places may be out of bounds to visitors. If you wish to take photographs or are unsure whether an action is appropriate, please ask your local guide for advice.


Responsible mind:

The villagers’ income from tourists is to help support the community and preserve its way of life. We have designed our tours to provide them with job opportunities and a sustainable way of maintaining their cultural heritage and to offer an alternative to illegal activities like mineral exploration, deforestation and hunting wildlife.


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