Getaway 1 to Kanchanaburi 2 Days / 1 Night

January 6, 2016 

Program description


Day 1 :  All day Transport – Sigthseeing Cruise on the River Kwai – Fish Farm visit – 1 lunch – Erawan Waterfalls

Day 1 includes : 

Full day transport on board KTT  A/C private minibus, with driver. Travel from  Bangkok hotel (Pick up – Departure time  08H00 AM) to Kanchanaburi City. Travel time , under normal traffic conditions in Bangkok  : 02H30 minutes. Arrival time : 10H30 AM at the Bridge over the River Kwai parking place.   Inspection of the Bridge by walking on it & 15/20 minutes sightseeing of the bridge.  Enjoy a discovery of Kanchanaburi city from the River Kwai thanks to  K.L.T.  Kanchanaburi Long Tail Boat services, which embarkment pier is located right at the foot of the Bridge.  K.L.T. sightseeing cruise- discovery of Kanchanaburi city includes a stop  over on the way in order to visit World War 2 JEATH barracks  museum. The cruise is followed by the visit of the largest Fish Farm on the River Kwai-Mae Klong River in Kanchanaburi. Inspect the farm by walking together with the local farm  on floating pontoons among numerous  fish ponds on the River.

Pick up from the fish farm by KTT private bus + go to lunch. Stop on the way in order to inspect a gigantic  Chinese cemetery  located along the road . Have  lunch in an authentic Thai floating restaurant, off the beaten tracks and appreciate local Thai food prepared and cooked by the lady owner of the restaurant. Set menu already pre-selected by the organizing team, together with the restaurant lady cook.

After lunch, go to 7-tier Erawan waterfalls located 60 kilometers North of Kanchanaburi (1 hour travel distance).  2 hours visit of the falls : walk up and bathe in as many waterfalls as you wish when time allows.

Entrance fee to Erawan waterfalls is included in KTT Getaway to Kanchanaburi  package tour.

16H30/17H00 : Drive back to to Kanchanaburi city and stay at optional either 2 following  accommodation places

Hotel in Kanchanaburi :  you may sleep and relax  in Kanchanaburi City  in the hotel of  your  own choice

KTT recommends to stay in the following 2 hotels :

  • Option 1 :  River Kwai Riverside Hotel
  • Option 2 :  River Kwai Bungalows & Floating Rafts Hotel

Dinner recommendation :

KTT recommends at the end of Day 1 to have dinner at Kiree Tara Riverside Thai Restaurant, which is located next to the world famous Bridge over the River Kwai.                                                                         Return transport from your hotel in Kanchanaburi City  to the restaurant, and back  to your hotel can be arranged for you,

  • either with a local pick-up taxi,
  • or on board  KTT private bus with driver who will wait for you during the whole evening including, after diner,  take you on the way back to your  hotel toTalate Djay Djay =  Kanchanaburi night market.

Day 2 :  KEP 3 Elephant  Program

Morning = Elephant Activities | Afternoon =  Agrowalk  & Hotspring

KEP 3 program includes :

All day transport in A/C Private minibus, with driver.
Free of charge hire of a full mahout uniform to wear during all morning elephant activities,

KEP 3 Morning Activities :

  • Educational Agrotourism walking course among tropical plantations prior to elephant bareback riding
  • Elephant breakfast (Feed yourself your own elephant and make friend with him, prior to riding together)
  • One (1) hour elephant bareback riding along private tropical plantations as well as along the River Kwai,
  • 45 minutes bathing together with the elephants in the River Kwai
  • 45 minutes authentic bamboo rafting on the River Kwai
  • Full lunch (set menu) in an authentic Thai restaurant

After lunch  : KEP 3 Afternoon activities :

  • Visit an authentic Thai local farm together  with a local bilingual (Thai-English)  fully licensed Thai guide.
  • Walk through tropical plantations, jungle and shadowed forest
  • One (1) hour bathing and relaxing at an off the beaten tracks private hotspring in a green countryside surrounded by forests and  mountains

Travel option at the end of Day 2 : Either travel back to Bangkok or go to Ayutthaya

Instead of travelling back to Bangkok at the end of Day 2, KTT also offers the possibility to take you to Ayutthaya city = same travel distance, same travel time and same  travel cost as when travelling back to Bangkok.

Please contact KTT for more information, rates and conditions.


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