Bangkok – Floating Market - River Kwai
Early departure from your hotel in Bangkok in western direction to the
famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Later you proceed to Kanchanaburi,
where you visit the JEATH "World War II" museum, the Allied War Cemetery and
the Bridge Over The River Kwae. After lunch at a river restaurant it takes
another hour drive to the pier, where you take a long tail boat for the ride
on the River Kwae Noi.
Approximately a 10 minutes drive upstream
are the Jungle Rafts chained like pearls along the river banks.
The resort consists of simple rustic bamboo rafts, lovely build and
decorated only with natural materials. Every visitor immediately feels in
harmony with the nature, which is breathtakingly unfolding around the rafts
- jungle covered mountains on both sides of the river. There is no
electricity on the rafts, kerosene lamps are provided in the evening.
In the middle of the raft-chain there is an open restaurant.
Enjoy the unique atmosphere and nature while relaxing in the hammock in
front of your room or take a swim in the river. After dinner you will enjoy
a traditional dance performance of the Burmese "Mon".
Jungle Raft – Hellfire Pass
After breakfast at the resort you start an a half day excursion by boat
/ minibus to the Hellfire Pass. Lunch will be served at the Jungle Raft. In
the afternoon you got time for own activities, like a walk to the nearby Mon
village, a traditional massage or just for enjoying the river and the
nature. Dinner and overnight.
3. Day: River
Kwae - Bangkok
After breakfast you return by boat to the pier, where your minibus is
waiting already. After a short drive you reach the Wang Po Elephant Camp,
where you take a 45 minutes elephant ride through the jungle and the shallow
river banks, followed by a performance of the working elephants. After lunch
at Tham Krasae you will ride a short distance in the famous "Death Train"
along the spectacular Wang Po Viaduct, before starting the way back to
Bangkok. Arrival in Bangkok around late afternoon.
Included in the price:
2 nights accommodation
English speaking tour guide
Private minibus with driver
Entrance fees for mentioned programs
Drinks during meals