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Float House & River Kwai Adventure

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The Float House & River Kwai Adventure offers both a unique escape surrounded by the tropical landscapes of Thailand as well as discovering a different side to Thailand’s history. Explore Kanchanaburi with the infamous Hell Fire Pass and Death Railway with a thought-provoking moment at the Allied War Cemetery and learning what life was like for the soldiers forced to work on the tracks. This package also provides you with the perfect opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty of the area that is often put second for tourists, with your own floating bungalow on the famous River Kwai as well as trips to explore stunning waterfalls and hidden caves!

  • Visit the infamous ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’ Learn of the history surrounding the notorious Death Railway and the lives of the Allied POW forced to work on it
  • Meet Thailand’s ethic tribal people Float down the River Kwai on a long boat to explore the Mon Tribal Village & Temple and learn of how they live
  • Your own luxury floating villa Enjoy the privacy and tranquillity of your own spacious villa floating on the famous River Kwai

Day 1: Explore Kanchanaburi
With an early start, your adventure heads to Kanchanaburi with the first stop of the day at the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre. The interactive museum offers you an introduction into the areas infamous history before carrying on for a thought-provoking visit to the Allied War Cemetery where you can see the memorial to around 6,000 allied prisoners of war that lost their lives during the conflict.
Carry on the tour to the famous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’ before enjoying a long tailed boat on the River Kwai to your hotel. After lunch, it is time to take another boat trip upstream to visit the nearby Mon Tribal Village & Temple where you can gain an insight into their way of life.
After dinner, you then have the opportunity to watch traditional dancing by the Mon tribe.

Lunch and dinner included

Overnight in Kanchanaburi

Day 2: Discover stunning natural sites in the area
After breakfast, it’s time to head back onto the long-tailed boats to take you upstream to the stunning Saiyoke Yai Waterfall & National Park where you can truly appreciate the beauty and tranquillity of the area. After lunch back at your hotel, carry onto Lawa Cave wher you can gaze in awe at the impressive stalactites and stumble upon the Buddha statues hidden inside.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Overnight in Kanchanaburi

Day 3: Head back to Bangkok via the Hellfire Pass
On your final day, take a long-tailed boat downstream after breakfast to the Resotel Pier before carrying on to visit the Hellfire Pass Memorial where Allied POW were forced to clear the way for the railway track. After lunch at a local restaurant, the final stop of the tour is the infamous Death Railway itself, passing over an original wooden viaduct contracted by Allied POWs before returning to Bangkok.

Breakfast and lunch included

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Accomodation excellent and unique. Lovely friendly staff excursions well planned and interesting. Personal guide excellent

Mrs Betty Dawson, reviewing Float House & River Kwai Adventure

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 Day 1 to 3

Float House & River Kwai Adventure

float house & river kwai adventure
  • Day 1Kanchanaburi
  • Day 2Kanchanaburi
  • Day 3Head Back to Bangkok

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