Venture away from Bangkok and discover the history and traditions of the countryside. Browse the colourful stalls of Damnoen Saduak, a decades old floating market beloved by local residents. Continue to Kanchanaburi where Thailand’s tragic World War II history is revealed through a series of insightful, sombre visits.
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After exploring the market resume the drive to Kanchanaburi. Arrive in time for lunch at a local restaurant set along the banks of the River Kwai.
Learn about Thailand’s involvement in World War II, one of the country’s darkest eras. Visit the bridge spanning the River Kwai, built by Allied Prisoners of War, and the insightful Railway Museum. The Museum’s informative displays explain the tragic tale of the construction of the infamous ‘Death Railway’ and bridge. Read first-hand accounts of the prisoners who were forced to work under harsh conditions on these ambitious projects. Following this sombre visit continue to the war cemetery and pay respect to those who died during World War II.
If time allows, wrap up the full day Bangkok countryside tour with a short visit through Kanchanaburi’s charming town centre before commencing the journey back to Bangkok. (L)
Our services include:
– Transportation with driver in Air
– Service of English speaking local guide
– Entrance fees and activities where mentioned
– Drinking water during the tour
– Meals as specified (Lunch)
– Tips for driver
Our services do not include:
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items
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