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Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour
"Fascinating nostalgic and memorable sums up this full day tour to Kanchanaburi 80 miles (130 kilometers) west of Bangkok. The province itself is an agricultural area with sugar cane rice paddies and pineapple plantations all forming significant portions of the stunning Thai rural landscape. Whether a war buff or rail enthusiast everyone has a different reason to see this symbolic bridge. The famous bridge and the beginning of the 'Death Railway' which lies 1 mile outside the town of Kanchanaburi is a poignant reminder of the thousands of POW's and forced laborers who lost their lives in the Second World War. The building of the bridge in 1943 was one part of a huge Japanese wartime project to link existing Thai and Burmese railway lines to creat
From THB1,900.00
 
Private Tour: Thai Burma Death Railway Bridge on the River Kwai Tour from Bangkok
"Moving and memorable sums up your private Bridge on the River Kwai tour from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi 80 miles (130 km) west of the city. The Thai province is an agricultural area with sugar-cane fields rice paddies and pineapple plantations all forming significant portions of the rural landscape. The famous bridge which marks the beginning of the Death Railway is a poignant reminder of the thousands of POWs and forced laborers who lost their lives while building the railway during World War Two. The construction of the bridge in 1943 was one part of a huge Japanese wartime project to link existing Thai and Bur Burma (aka Myanmar)
From THB3,150.00
 
Full-Day River Kwai Tour from Bangkok
"Learn about the history of the Burma Railway also known as the “Death Railway” on this 10-hour historical tour to Kanchanaburi approximately 80 miles (130 kilometers) west of Bangkok. Upon arrival you will tour the well-kept Wat Cemetery where there are an estimated 9000 Allied soldiers graves. The soldiers perished whilst constructing the notorious ""Death Railway” which the Japanese had hoped would stretch all the way to the Burmese border. Uncover the terrible history of the railway at the JEATH Museum
From THB4,175.00

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Crowded on weekend

As the distance is not so far from cities, Khao Yai National Park can be so crowded especially on weekend, long weekend or Thai public holidays, so better consider about this if you don’t want to be...
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Signs

Most of the streets have signs to where excatly you are going. They even have a public transport taking to the camps you want to go to and around the place. It's a big National park so it's advisable...
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Looking through...

Some of the visitors were looking through the waterfalls from the cliff. So, decided to take a with her. But just be very carefull when you view it. It's a bit of scarey. I think, it's noct advisable...
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WAterfalls

Haew Suwat Walterfall is too far from the main park. Aside from the very risky road to go there, it was beginning to rain. The falls itself is not that very pretty. You will view it from the top not...
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Bicycles lined up..for rent

If you fancy riding a bicycles around the Park, you can rent in this station. I think,it's just after a couple of walk down from the Info Center. I didn't had the time to ask how much it would cost...
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Big Trees along by

I've seen alot of these scences years back in my home country. Big tall trees and they didn't cut it instead they leave it as is..It's cool though..Most of my memories here doesn't include those wild...
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The quiet sorroundings..

Just as we had our breakfast in the restaurant. I saw this pretty bungalow-like houses in the side of the resto. I was asking if we can stay there but it was cafes..You can find pretty damn flowers if...
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Bridges to cross

There are alot of this scene in here. Some has monkies playing around. I'm not really good with animals. As I had a bad experience with them..Well, I'm not gonna full this page with that experience....
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Lake

This lake is just across the Information Center. And as far as I can remember this was the most quiet time of my life! There isn't anybody in there except me and hubby and the care taker of the Info...
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Trees

First week of February in here was very rainy but a blessings in disguise as its not that hot and the weather is pretty good for a hiking trip. Ban Khao Yai is a National Park along Parchinburi...
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Late afternoon looking for the elephants

We spent alot of time cruising the roads of Khao Yai with eyes scanning these fields looking for the elusive elephant but we never spotted one. I fully expected to see one at any time! I was just like...
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Small Suspension Bridge

To get across the river to Gong Gheo waterfall trail you will have to cross this suspension bridge. My son was having a little too much fun jumping up and down on it and scaring his friends Ooy and...
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Gong Gheo Waterfall

There is a short but interesting hike to take right behind the Visitor Center. It ended up being alot more interesting than I thought it was going to be. We ended up seeing a 5-6 foot Monitor Lizard...
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Visitor Center

At the visitor center you can find any information that you want about the park. Hiking trails, safefy concerns etc... There are some interesting displays too. My son enjoyed the stuffed Tiger. It had...
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