Unique Experiences:

•  Get a fine combination of local culture, nature, history and time to relax in just 5 days
•  Make your overnight stay and experience - go glamping, stay in a basic floating house and enjoy the surroundings
•  Connect easily from/to Bangkok. Perfect for easy life seekers and families!


Small Group Exploration spiced with Shared Group Experiences – Small Group Exploration is 2-8 people sharing tour and Van, Shared Group Experiences are up to 40 people sharing tour and a bus

•  Thailand–Burma Railway Museum – as per above explanation Share small group 2-8 pax per van or Share Group Experience max 40 pax per coach
•  Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum – Max. 8 pax per van
•  Lawa Cave & Saiyok Waterfall – Max. 10 pax per boat

Note that you can book 1 person on this program, but we cannot guarantee more participants on the overall tour.

Trip Length: 5 Day(s) 4 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day departure.We need a minimum of 2 travellers for the trip to depart.
Travel Season:

You can join this tour year round. Nov to Feb is the cool season where the temperature is pleasant during day time. This is also the most busy months. Mar to May is the hot months, where temperatures are at their highest and the chance of rain is small. This is also the time of year where the water level in the river may be low and some activities may be affected. Jun to Oct is the wet months where the monsoon rain makes the surroundings lush and colourful.

Type of Transportation:

Shared minivans or coach, longtail boat, bicycling and walking
Free mountain bikes at Hintok River Camp

Type of Accommodation:
2 night at Hintok River Camp: Canvas Tented Camp Room with balcony, air con and private bathroom
2 nights at River Kwai Jungle Rafts: Basic floating Bamboo Raft Rooms with private bathroom and outdoor bamboo deck/pier with sun beds and hammock.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A VERY BASIC RAFT HOUSE. Do not expect any comfort, but appreciate the charm of staying close to nature. There is NO electricity. Instead you will get back to basic and close to the traditional Mon culture. At night there will be traditional kerosene lamps.
Physical Rate: 1/5
Child Policy:

Infants: 0-2 years of age are free of charge, and sleeps with parents.
Children: 3-11 years of age share room without bed pay child rates.
Children: 3-11 years of age share room with extra bed pay adult rates.
Children :3-11 years of age request new room pay adult rates.
Please note that you will stay on basic floating water rafts without electricity. Please keep an eye on your children.

Included in Price:

Meals: 4 x breakfast, 5 x lunch and 4 x dinner
Accommodation: 4 nights of accommodation
Entrance Fee(s): Admission Fee to all places indicated in the program.
Transport: Join Transportation Bangkok - Hintok River Camp - River Kwai Jungle Raft - Bangkok.
Others/Activities: Day tours according to itinerary. Thailand-Burma Railway Center, Bridge across the River Kwai, Allied War Cemetery, Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum & Walking Trails, free mountain bikes at Hintok River Camp, Morning Monk Offering Ceremony, River Kwai longtail boat trip, Mon Tribal Village visit, Sai Yok Waterfall trip, Lawa Cave visit and a train ride on the Death Railway

There will be English Speaking tour guides on the pre-organized day tours according to itinerary.

Excluded from Price:

•  Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
•  Personal Expenses
•  All drinks and meals not mentioned as included
•  Optional activities at the resorts
•  Tips to guide and driver
•  Other expenses not mentioned as included


Locations Visited:
Kanchanaburi, River Kwai, Saiyok Waterfall & Natioinal Park, Lawa Cave,Death Railway Train
Start City:
End City:


Day 1: Bangkok via Kanchanaburi to Hintok River Camp. See the River Kwai, museums and the Hellfire Pass during the day

Tour departs from the meeting point* in Bangkok around 06:00-06:30 am. As this is a joint transfer the minibus/coach will pick up from different meeting points in Bangkok and start the transfer towards Kanchanaburi.
130 kilometer west of Bangkok, not far from the Burmese (Myanmar) border, you will find the bridge over the River Kwai, made (in)famous by the 1957 Academy Award-winning film of the same name. Grim history aside, this area of Thailand is rich in culture and natural beauty. The border area with Burma/Myanmar is known for its mountainous charm that is unmatched elsewhere in the country.

Upon reaching Kanchahaburi city around 09:00 you will get to see some of the highlights up close. Visit Thailand–Burma Railway Centre, an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated that presents the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway. The center offers the visitor an educational and moving experience. You will walk on the famous bridge across the River Kwai and see the Allied War Cemetery.

Around noon you will arrive at Hintok River Camp, which is located approx. 90 km from Kanchanaburi, near Saiyok National park. Situated next the Kwai Noi river, there you will experience the nature and silence that the national parks in Thailand offers. After check in, lunch will be served at the camp. In the afternoon around 14:00, you will go to see the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum which is dedicated to Allied Prisoners of War and Asian laborers who suffered and died at Hellfire Pass and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region during WW2. Trek along the Hellfire Pass Walking Trails and return to Hintok River Camp.

Late afternoon is on your desirable! Get on a mountain bike (free of charege) to visit a village or farm near by the camp or swim in the amazing natural pool. It has been a very informative day, where you have gotten an insight into why Kanchanaburi has its place in the history books. Round it up with a dinner at 19:00 in the camp restaurant.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Hintok River Camp

Day 2: Hintok River Camp. Experience the ancient tradition of monk offering and have free time at the campsite.

Early rising. Go for a bike ride at 6:00AM across a hanging bridge, to a local temple. You will experience a Buddhist tradition that god back in time. At dawn, monks will walk the quiet streets in cities all over Thailand. Locals will go to the monks and offer food that they have prepared early in the morning. When the monk accepts the food, he is blessing the person that offered the food. This is a peek into a beautiful and ancient tradition. According to their tradition, monks are not allowed to buy food, and therefor they rely on locals to offer them food. Food that is not eaten by the monks is handed out to struggling kids that hang around the temples for a place to stay and receive food. Return to Hintok River Camp at 7:00, where breakfast will be served.
After breakfast you have time to explore the camp, swim in the amazing pool or the river. There is a small museum in house and mountain bikes are free to use.
At 19:00 dinner is served and the rest of the evening is free.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: Hintok River Camp

Day 3: Hintok River Camp to River Kwai Jungle Raft. Sail on the river, and have time to relax at your floating raft house

Today you can sleep a little longer as breakfast is served at 7:00. Today is moving day. You will leave the Hintok River Camp behind and transfer to your next accommodation, where you will stay for 2 nights.
At 8:00 you will board a long tail boat, which will transfer you on the river that runs past Hintok River Camp. You will arrive around 9:00 where you check in to your new accommodation.
Once checked in, have your relaxing time or can visit a Mon Tribal Village , the village is just a little bit walk from your raft. Mon is a minority in Thailand and they are a mix of Thai and Burmese. You will see how they live in pact with nature.

Lunch will be served at 12:00. After lunch you have time to explore the resort. As it is a raft resort, it is located on the river. You can go for a dip in the refreshing river , sun bath, book a massage (own expense) at the massage raft or simply just sit at enjoy that you are far away from the city noise and your job. The only thing expected from you is to relax! The resort offers different activities such as canoeing on the river, bird watching, jungle walk, etc. You can arrange this by yourself when you arrive at the resort (own expense).
At 19:00 you will be served dinner. At night, instead of using electricity, you will use wick/kerosene lamps for lighting to conserve the natural surroundings. The light from the lamps will create a natural romantic ambience at night. The accommodation raft has it is own eco cooling system from the river running below.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: River Kwai Jungle Rafts - (Expect very basic accommodation. There's no electricity)

Day 4: River Kwai Jungle Raft. Visit the Sai Yok waterfall and explore the Lawa Cave

Wake up to a day that includes a waterfall and a cave – both located inside the national park. But before leaving for your excursion, breakfast will be served at 7:00.
At 8:00 you will be picked up by a long tail boat, which will take you upstream to Sai Yok Yai waterfall. The waterfall was made famous in 1877 where the King Rama V visited the waterfall, showered in the falls and poetry was written based on the visit. The front of Sai Yok Yai Waterfall faces the Kwai Noi River, and the water flow from a cliff almost 10 meters above the river. The best spot to capture this beautiful waterfall is from the Sai Yok Bridge, but for those who would like to enjoy the waterfall up close you can take a boat to the fall (own expense). You will return to River Kwai Jungle Raft for lunch at 12:00.
After lunch you will depart on a long tail boat to explore the Lawa Cave. This is one of the most impressive caves in the national park. It is 500 meters deep with a small entrance and with huge chambers containing large stalactites and stalagmites. Mid-afternoon you return to the River Kwai Jungle Raft for free time.
At 19:00 dinner is served and the rest of the evening is free

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight: River Kwai Jungle Rafts (Expect very basic accommodation. There's no electricity)

Day 5: Kanchanaburi to Bangkok via the Death Railway

Last day in the national park starts with breakfast at 7:00. After breakfast there is chance for a last swim in the river before you check out at 11:00. You will depart after check out and head back towards Bangkok. There will be a few stops on the way.
Around 12:00 you make a stop at a local restaurant for lunch. Afterwards, you will go to the Death Railway train station. You will board the train that was intended for use during the WWII – an important, though sad, part of Thailand’s history. The short train ride (30 min) takes you through magnificent scenery, passing over the original wooden viaduct on a railway built on the side of a mountain.
After the train ride, you will continue towards Bangkok and arrive approx. 19:00 at the common drop off place. Transport back to your hotel is at your own arrangement.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Please Note:-
Meeting point will be assigned when your booking is confirmed, please give the name of your hotel in Bangkok to us, as we can provide the closer meeting point for your convenience.

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