This full day tour to Kanchanaburii features the Bridge over the River Kwai train ride along the Death Railway and the Hellfire Pass. Get thrill while passing the wooden viaduct and the cliff-hugging rail.
Tour Code: RVK-13A
Departure: Every Day
Destination: River Kwai, Thailand
Duration: Full Day
07:00 hr - Meet with the tour guide at the lobby of your hotel and depart from Bangkok westward to Kanchanaburi province.
09:00 hr - Arrive in Kanchanaburi and visit the War Cemetery, where the remains of nearly 7,000 prisoners of war who perished in the construction of the Thai-Burma Death Railway were buried Nearby proceed to JEATH Museum: an open-air museum constructed in the form of an actual prisoner of war camp.
1000 hr - Continue to visit Bridge over the River Kwai: a part of the Death Railway. You can walk around and take photos.
1055 hr - Take a train ride along the unforgettable Death Railway, passing through the wooden viaduct and cliff-hugging rail.
12:30 hr - Arrive Tham Krasae Railway Station. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant
13:30 hr - Drive to Chong Khao Khat where lies the Hellfire Pass (or Konyu Cutting in Japanese)
14:45 hr - Visit the Hellfire Pass walking trail and its memorial museum. The construction of the Hellfire Pass during the Second World War was a tragedy. Thousands of allied prisoners of war were forced to work long hours and under the most hellish conditions. The excavation of cutting was 75 meter long and 25 meter deep.
15:45 hr - Depart from Hellfire Pass for Bangkok
18:30-19:00 hr - Arrive in Bangkok and transfer back to the hotel.
The Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre and its immediate surrounds will undergo important improvement works commencing in early 2018. This work will include refurbishment of the Centre itself and improvements to its supporting facilities.
The Interpretive Centre will be closed for the duration of the works.
Hellfire Pass itself and the memorial walking trail will remain open to the public but with limited access.
THE TOUR STILL OPERATES AS NORMAL
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