Kanchanaburi Province’s 130km to the west of Bangkok. This rural area of Thailand is home to several kinds of agricultural products including sugar cane, rice and pineapple. Its symbolic Bridge on the River Kwai is a mournful reminder of the thousands of POW's and forced laborers who lost their lives in the Second World War. This Bangkok tour also includes a opportunity to ride a local train.
Detailed Itinerary Of Thai Burma Death Railway Bridge on the River Kwai Half-Day
The beginning of the Death Railway lies outside the town of Kanchanabur. In 1943, the bridge was one part of a huge Japanese wartime project to create a direct route from Bangkok - Thailand to Rangoon - Myanmar to support the Japanese occupation of Burma. Thousands of POW's and laborers died during the process.
Your guide will also show you to the Allied War Grave cemeteries and the JEATH war museum.
You’ll have some time to discover the famous bridge after a speed boat ride down the river. Before returning to Bangkok city, a ride on a local train is also available.
Our chauffeur will then take you back to your hotel as the tour ends.