Get out of bustling Bangkok and visit the sleepy town of Kanchanaburi! Satisfy your curiosity to your heart's content with a dose of culture as you explore one of Thailand's most historical landmarks. On this full day tour, witness the beat-up old streets symbolic to Kanchanaburi's tragedies and triumphs during World War II under the imperial rule of the Japanese. Begin the day early as you meet with your guide at the Siam Paragon Mall. Just before noon, you will get to enjoy a sumptious local-style lunch before moving on towards the infamous Death Railway for scenic views of the River Kwai. See the Ancient City Wall, where you'll find mini Angkor Wat monuments surrounding the park. Stroll around at the Historic Old Street––one of the last ancient pieces within Kanchanaburi––popular for its night markets and allied cemeteries. Dig deeper into Thailand's war chronicles as you recount the unfortunate events on a boat ride on River Kwai. End the tour with a relaxing walk on the River Kwai Bridge. Return to Bangkok filled with memories and new lessons from this insightful tour. Kanchanaburi is worth every mile traveled as you fall for its mythical charm.
Add some history and culture to your Thailand trip with a visit to the old town of Kanchanaburi. During WWII, Kanchanaburi was under the control of the Japanese, resulting to a few infamous establishments such as the Bridge on the River Kwai and the Death Railway, that were both immortalized in the Academy Award winning epic war film of the same name in 1957. The tour begins early with a pick up at your hotel and immediately move onto Kanchanaburi's War Cemetery and JEATH War Museum.