Kanchanaburi is the site of a bridge over the River Khwae (Kwai), made famous by David Lean’s Oscar-winning film of 1957. More recently it became the focus of world attention when proposals for a massive dam threatened to destroy significant areas of wildlife habitat. After an environmental outcry, the project was scrapped. The Bridge on the River Kwai, also known as the Death Railway, is the simple girdered bridge at the north end of town. The chief attraction, and one of the most famous World War II memorials in Southeast Asia.
07.00 am: Pick up at hotel in Bangkok and travel to Kanchanaburi and visit;
09.30 am: Wat Tham Suea - one of famous temples in Kanchanaburi. Those who are coming to visit this temple will see a beautiful Buddha image from far away because, in this temple, there is the largest Buddha Image in Kanchanaburi located.
10.30 am: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery - This vast graveyard, midway between downtown Kanchanaburi and the famous bridge, is the final resting place for nearly 7,000 Allied P.O.W.s (mainly British and Australian) who died building the railroad.
11.00 am: Continue to visit the famous Bridge over the River Kwai where you can walk and take photo on the bridge over the scenic river.
12.30 pm: Lunch at local restaurant along Bridge over the River Kwai
13.30 pm: Travel to Mallika City, 1905 A.D - Mallika is the retro-city reflecting the past Siamese lifestyle in the Chao Phraya River Basin. During the reign of King Chulalongkorn, Rama V (1873-1910 A.D.), the people’s way of life in 1905 A.D. was plentifully changed.
16.00 pm: Tranfer back to Bangkok and drop off at hotel
Included: Van rental, driver, petrol, toll way fee, parking fee, insurance and one bottle of drinking water
Excluded: Entrance fee and personal expense
• You can use service at 12 hours per day maximum
• Travel by Toyota Commuter with 4 - 10 touristsn