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Kanchanaburi: Death Railway, River Kwai Bridge & WWII Museum

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English, ไทย

12 Hours

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This private Kanchanaburi tour from Bangkok focuses on WWII history. Travel along the historic route and discover WWII relics around Kanchanaburi from the Death Railway (Thai-Burma Railway), Bridge over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, JEATH War Museum, and more.

History & Culture

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itinerary

07:00

Meet up at our meeting point
- Airport (Suvarnabhumi Airport)
- Hotel lobby (in Bangkok area)

09:00

Start our private Kanchanaburi tour at World War II and JEATH War Museum.

It's an old WWII museum since 1977. See wartime relics from photos to weapons and tools used by Allied prisoners of war (POWs).

10:00

Ride the Thai-Burma Railway, which is also known as the Death Railway.

Built during WWII in 1943 by POWs, the whole railway was 415 km long, starting from Thailand to Myanmar.

11:00

See and cross the Bridge over the River Kwai. This historic bridge is part of the Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway) from WWII.

12:00

Grab our local lunch.

13:00

Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre.

This new museum comes with educational interactive displays about the history of the Death Railway.

14:30

Go to Kanchaburi War Cemetary.

Peaceful and beautiful, the place is the main cemetery for the prisoner of wars (POWs) who died while building the Death Railway. Around 6,892 Australian, British and Dutch POWs are buried here.

16:30

Head back to Bangkok.

19:00

Drop you off at the meeting point.


Explore This Trip

Bridge over the river Kwai

Bridge over the river Kwai

Bridge over the river Kwai

Bridge over the river Kwai

Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway)

Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway)

World War II and JEATH War Museum

World War II and JEATH War Museum

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery


Trip Conditions

Flexible Plan

Seasonal Activities

Children Friendly


Price Conditions

Transportation fares are included.

Admission fees are included.

Meals are excluded

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FAQs

Why this trip?

This is a perfect day trip to discover the historical route in Kanchanaburi.

Things to prepare for the trip

- Sun protection
- Comfortable shoes


Meeting Points

Hotel Pickup

- Hotel Pickup in Bangkok Area

Airport

- Suvarnabhumi Airport


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Graham S.
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November 15, 2018

Kanchanaburi: Death Railway, River Kwai Bridge & WWII Museum

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An amazing day

Boat was very professional, had an awesome day, very safe driver. Boat made sure I had everything I needed ie water etc. Very knowledgable about sights along the trip and about Bridge over River Kwai and train etc. This tour was one of the highlights of my stay in Bangkok.

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Graham S.
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November 15, 2018

Daniel G.
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November 6, 2018

Kanchanaburi: Death Railway, River Kwai Bridge & WWII Museum

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Excellent value

Booked last minute, but everything was great! Prayuth was very nice and took us where we wanted to go, and back to our hotel at the end of the tour

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Daniel G.
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November 6, 2018

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