Getaway 2 to Kanchanaburi 3 Days / 2 Nights

January 6, 2016 

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 a 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, either at MyHome-Thailand Private Holiday Villa in Kanchanaburi City or in a hotel of your own choice KTT recommends to stay in the following 3 places :

  • Option 1 :  MyHome-Thailand Short Term rental Private Holiday Villa
  • Option 2 :  River Kwai Riverside Hotel
  • Option 3 :  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

Day 3 : Agrotour 5 in 1 All Day Tour  : Rice, Palm Sugar, Orchid Nursery and Fish Farm

This very special day  includes :

  • All day transport in A/C Private minibus with driver around Kanchanaburi + travel back to Bangkok city hotel, or Ayutthaya hotel.
  • Pick up from Kanchanaburi hotel, or from River Kwai Resotel Pier at 08H00 A.M.
  • Inspect rice fields on the way to King Naresuan Memorial Battle Field where the Thai army defeated the Burmese invasion troops
  • Visit a traditional handcraft weaving workshop with demonstration of manually operated traditional equipment manufacturing a Pakaoma cloth traditionally worn by farmers in rice fields,
  • Visit a traditional rice farm and also get a presentation and tasting of a new rice beverage and soup developed by local farmers,
  • Visit a palm sugar farm and see how organic palm sugar is collected from palm trees and  made by a local family, using wood fire,
  • Lunch at a local Thai authentic village restaurant, off the beaten tracks totally unknown by foreign tourists (set menu pre-selected by the organizing team included).

Afternoon program :

  • Visit the second largest orchid nursery in Thailand and learn about planting and growing orchid flowers,
  • At the end of the afternoon, enjoy a breathtaking view over inmense agrofields by climbing (thanks to a cable car) on top of Wat Tam Süewa Hill which consists of 7 fantastic temples built next to each other on top one same hill.
  • Travel back to Bangkok, or to Ayutthaya at the end of Day 3
  • Departure from Kanchanaburi city around 16H00 PM                                       
  • Arrival at Bangkok, or Ayutthaya hotel around 18H30/19H00 PM

Travel option at the end of Day 3 :

Instead of travelling back to Bangkok at the end of Day 3, 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, etc.


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