World War II River Kwai Remembrance Tour 3 days

Kanchanaburi (Kanburi), Thailand. c. 1945. The prisoner of war (POW) officers’ camp showing huts and parade ground. By January 1945 all officers, except some padres and medical officers, were concentrated in this special camp. From June 1945 the Japanese began evacuating these officers to Nakomnayok (Nakom Nayok) north of Bangkok. Kanchanaburi (also known to POWs as Kanburi) is located fifty kilometres north of Nong Pladuk (also known as Non Pladuk), or 364 kilometres south of Thanbyuzayat. (Donor B. Theobald). The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent to Saeng Chuto Road which is the main road through the town. When approaching from Bangkok, the cemetery is on the left side of the road, towards the far (northern) end of the town. A Commission signpost faces the cemetery on the opposite side of the road.


DAY 1 

Bangkok – Bridge Over the River Kwai via Nakorn Pathom – Death Railway Train ( L )  

07.00hrs. Pick up from hotel to Kanchanaburi via Nakorn Pathom the World’s Tallest Pagoda – Nong Pladuk train station -Bridge over the River Kwai- War Cemetery – Chungkai Cutting -Death Railway Train ride Wampho viaduct . Lunch included at local restaurant 

Day 3 

Hell Fire Pass – Erawan Waterfall – Bangkok ( B/L )

08.00hrs. After breakfast and check out . Visit Hell Fire Pass Museum and walking along the Heritage railway . Lunch at local restaurant . 

After lunch proceed to the Erawan Waterfall and become immersed in nature by walking up the 7 stories high falls (approx.90mins ) Return to Bangkok arriving around 19.30hrs.


•    Hotel accommodation at 3*+ on Twin/Double room sharing basis as specified in program or similar available hotel 
•    Meals – Daily breakfast at hotel and 3 lunches 
•    Experienced English speaking guide escort 
•    All admission fees 
•    Boat and train ride 
•    Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle  
•    Cold water & towel during tour 
•    Travel insurance for 3rd parties liability only


Day 2 

Jeath Museum – Boat Ride ( B/L ) 

08.00hrs. After breakfast and check out . Visit Jeath Museum then take a 30 minutes boat ride down stream on Kwai Noi River . Lunch at local restaurant

Overnight at Pung Waan Resort Kwai Noi (3*)

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