3-Day River Kwai Jungle Rafts Experience from Bangkok

3-Day River Kwai Jungle Rafts Experience from Bangkok
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$297.75
Duration: 3 days
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Join this 3-day tour for a unique Jungle Raft experience at the River Kwai! Stay at the River Kwai Jungle Rafts.
Spend time at the bridge of River Kwai, visit the POW Cemetery of Kanchanaburi, ride the train over part of the Death Railway, visit Hellfire Pass, observe a Mon Tribal Village, Jungle Trek, and more! ( 01 Jan-30 Jun 2018 Hellfire Pass Interpretative Centre (the museum) will be closed for renovations, however, visits will still go ahead to the actual location to see Hellfire Pass. Then a visit will be made to Sir Weary Dunlop’s Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. Due to its similar historical thread it is believed that this is a suitable alternative to the museum while it is closed.) 

Day 1 (L, D)
6:00-6:30am – Pickup from major hotels in Bangkok's downtown area.
9am – Arrive Kanchanaburi province (about 80 miles or 128 km west of Bangkok). Visit the Thailand–Burma Railway Center. This an interactive museum and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway and designed to be an educational and moving experience. You will also visit the Allied War Cemetery, which is a memorial to some 6,000 Allied prisoners of war (POWs) during WWII who perished along the railway line and were moved post-war to this eternal resting place. Visit the world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of the 'Death Railway' constructed by Allied POWs.
12pm – Take a long-tailed boat on the River Kwai to the River Kwai Jungle Rafts resort. Check in and have lunch upon arrival.
2:45pm – A long-tailed boat and road trip will take to you Hellfire Pass, a railway cutting on the Death Railway. The pass became infamous due to the harsh conditions and heavy loss of life suffered by its laborers during construction. Return to the rafts. ( 01 Jan-30 Jun 2018 Hellfire Pass Interpretative Centre (the museum) will be closed for renovations, however, visits will still go ahead to the actual location to see Hellfire Pass. Then a visit will be made to Sir Weary Dunlop’s Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. Due to its similar historical thread it is believed that this is a suitable alternative to the museum while it is closed.) 
7pm – Dinner, followed by a 45-min cultural presentation of Mon Dance.

Day 2 (B, L, D)
7am – Breakfast.
8:30am – Visit the nearby ethnic Mon tribal village and temple. The Mon people are an ethnic group from Myanmar, living near the Thai-Myanmar border here you will enjoy jungle trekking.
12pm – Lunch, followed by an afternoon of leisure.
7pm – Dinner.

Day 3 (B, L)
11am – Check out of hotel.
11:40am – Lunch at local restaurant.
1pm – Take a historic ride on the Death Railway train, passing over the original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs.
2:30pm – Journey back to Bangkok.
6pm – Arrive in Bangkok, transfer back to hotel.

Join this 3-day tour for a unique Jungle Raft experience at the River Kwai! Stay at the River Kwai Jungle Rafts.
Spend time at the bridge of River Kwai, visit the POW Cemetery of Kanchanaburi, ride the train over part of the Death Railway, visit Hellfire Pass, observe a Mon Tribal Village, Jungle Trek, and more! ( 01 Jan-30 Jun 2018 Hellfire Pass Interpretative Centre (the museum) will be closed for renovations, however, visits will still go ahead to the actual location to see Hellfire Pass. Then a visit will be made to Sir Weary Dunlop’s Park at the nearby Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort. Due to its similar historical thread it is believed that this is a suitable alternative to the museum while it is closed.)