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After hotel pickup in central Bangkok, travel by a private air-conditioned vehicle to Kanchanaburi—a distance of about 80 miles (130 kilometers).

Upon arrival, take in several important sites in the region. Visit the Death Railway and the Bridge Over the River Kwai, memorials to the thousands of prisoners of war who were forced and died to build the railway through the dense jungle during WWII.

You’ll also visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and JEATH War Museum, a small open-air museum with photos, paintings, and artifacts from WWII prisoners.

Have lunch and take a longtail speedboat ride on the River Kwai, before taking a ride on the local train in a return trip to Bangkok at the end of the day.
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Bridge Over the River Kwai
JEATH War Museum
Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway)
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Visit the Thai–Burma Death Railway and Kwai River bridge with your own private guide on this full-day tour from Bangkok. Learn about this important World War II site, and see the river bridge, JEATH War Museum, and Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Take a longtail boat ride on the Kwai River and have the flexibility to spend more time at places of interest on this private tour.
  • See the River Kwai bridge and the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi
  • Learn about the prisoners that perished while working on the railway
  • Visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, where WWII dead were buried
  • Pass rice paddies and sugar cane fields on the ride through the countryside
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Old railway

Good place to visit to see the train which they built during Japanese war where many thai and other nationalities died while building the railway

Thank AZIZ K
Nick C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aziz, Thanks for the kind words of the full day River Kwai Tour and appreciate your custom. Regards, Nick Director Online Trade

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile
Would recommend

Excellent day out, thoroughly enjoyable, loved the private tour. Would recommend it to anyone thing of booking it.

1  Thank Dreamer59201
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
Burma desth

Fabulous day. Very informative. Beautiful lunch. Was a long journey but the guide and driver made it pleasant and was great to see the country side outside Bangkok.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile
Great informative day

Opted for a private tour for my husband and I. Tum our tour guide was fabulous. She spoke reasonable English and was an incredibly attentive tour guide. Making sure we had plenty of cold water, cold refreshing towelettes and even bought us some local snacks....More

1  Thank MadeinOz_11
Christopher C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Dear MadeinOz_11, Thank you for your recommendation and I am sure that Tum will be delighted to know that she helped make the day so “fabulous” for you. Kind regards, Christopher

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Great Nostalgic Trip

Great trip and quite a long day from Bangkok, but worth it. Visit the war cemetery and museum. Walk over the bridge before going on the train for around an hour. Then a fabulous lunch. A worthwhile day out from the city.More

Thank Steve170751
Christopher C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Steve170751, Very pleasing to see that you had a good day, albeit a long day! Lots to see and do plus, of course, learn about and Tour East is very grateful that we were able to bring this fascinating day to you. Kind regards,...More

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Response from Katie B | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure I just Googled them if there wasn't a link through Trip Advisor. I didn't manage to arrange it all until the last minute, so they ended up kindly calling my phone when I was in Bangkok to make the... More
27 June 2018|
Response from Katie B | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to contact the tour company direct and ask them. They have a list of nominated hotels where they will pickup from, so if you’re not on the list, they’ll suggest you make your way to the nearest pickup point... More
11 April 2018|
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Yep, just get in touch with them. I arranged to meet them at one of their listed pick up hotels.
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