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Bridge on River Kwai from Bangkok

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This tour takes you to the world famous bridge on the River Kwai, built during World War II by the prisoners of war. The bridge is located near the town of Kanchanaburi, 130 kms west of Bangkok. This Tour is available as a Private Tour or Joint Tour.
Highlights
  • Escape the city and discover Bangkok's history
  • Travel between attractions in air-conditioned comfort
  • All entrance fees and lunch are included
  • A great choice for history buffs 
What to Expect
Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Bangkok, where you’ll board an air-conditioned coach destined for the Bridge on River Kwai. During the journey, your guide provides an overview of how thousands of prisoners of war were forced to work on a railroad track that connected Myanmar with Thailand.
Stop first at the Bridge on River Kwai before continuing to a section of the Thai-Burma Death Railway and two cemeteries that pay tribute to the 16,000 prisoners that died during the construction of the railway. After a Thai lunch at a local restaurant, your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asian tours organised our collections to join the main large bus ( lrg busses not allowed in city center). It is a long trip so be prepared with water. There is a stop about half way for toilet and a coffee. Have small notes on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John G
Niels S, Manager at Asian Trails (Thailand), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear John It has been a sincere pleasure reading your constructive, informative and positive review of your River Kwai excursion. All points are very valuable as each client notices certain matters differently, giving us a more complete overview of how our Bridge over the River...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019

Visiting the bridge was on my bucket list and I wasn't disappointed. I stayed on the river and arranged my own "tour" which was very easy, simple to do. A great trip, nice, helpful folks everywhere I went.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

This trip packs in a lot for just one day and is excellent value for what you get. Hotel pick up and drop off. Lunch. Entry fees, train trip and boat ride! And lots of extra nice touches. Wow we were very happy! When you...More

1  Thank DianaB319
Reviewed January 19, 2019

I am giving this tour 3 stars as I really enjoyed the sights we visited. However, the guide was just bad. Maybe he spoke english but his pronunciation was so bad we had no idea what he talked about. He also never even tried to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gepke
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

I went to Kanchanaburi with the family. The tour was very good with a boat ride and the ride on the death railway included. If you are lucky, you would be standing on the Kwai bridge and the train passing by you, literally a couple...More

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Joanne J
May 26, 2019|
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Response from Gepke | Reviewed this property |
I booked thru Viator also and pickup was on time.
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linda R
January 11, 2019|
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Don't know, ask your tour guide/operator.
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Dhishaandhriti
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Mindthegap0 | Reviewed this property |
You need to call them. They dont pick from every hotel even they mention that while selling the package. If you are out of way even little bit they will make you join them some where in different hotel.
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