Join us on our unique food journey and soft adventure holiday along the World War II “Death Railway Memorial Trail” in Kanchanaburi. Eye-opening, heart-touching, and taste bud-tantalizing experiences all awaits for you, from visiting of the infamous Hellfire Pass, elephant riding and bamboo rafting with local Karen people, discovering the culturally diverse city of Sangkhlaburi, to tasting the exotic Thai “Jungle cuisine”. It is 3 days and 2 nights that will last in your memory for a lifetime.
A perfect combination of food tasting, visit to memorial sites, cultural immersion, and soft adventure activity, this tour ensures that you will get the most diverse experience Kanchanuburi has to offer. From the juicy taste of fresh water fish to the aromatic taste of jungle curry paste, local Kanchaburi cuisine keeps you hungry for more. Visits to WWII historic sites and learn about their villainous story surely bring tears out of your heart. A stay in Sangklaburi, where local Thai, Mon, and Karen people live together will give you the perspectives on diversity and peace. Lastly, an adventure into the jungle using the local means of commuting – elephant ride and bamboo raft – provides you with eye-opening experience you cannot find living in the big city. If all these sounds like something you could not miss, go ahead and book with us now.
Day 1: Kanchanaburi – Exotic Thai Jungle Food Tasting & World War II Memorial
Leave Bangkok early to begin the Breakfast tasting in Kanchanaburi town. Then, we will visit WWII historic sites, including Thailand-Burma Railway Center, Don Rak Cementary and the iconic Bridge over the River Kwai. Then, we will take on a train to Krasae cave station and continue by a thrilling walk on the Death Railway Wooden Bridge for an unforgettable view of the River Kwai. We will stop for lunch at the local restaurant. The destination for our afternoon is Sai Yok National Park, where will we see some artifacts from WWII, visit the serene Sai Yok Waterfall, and definitely take some food tastings. After we leave Sai Yok, your dinner will be served with Kanchanaburi’s signature “Thai Jungle Cuisine” such as stir-fried freshwater fish ball with jungle curry. For those who are adventurous, you will have a chance to try dish like deep-fried fork-leg with garlic! We checked in at the riverfront resort for a stay this night.
Day 2: Sangkhlaburi – Soft Adventure
After breakfast, we leave for Tong Pha Phoom market to purchase some food for a lunch picnic in the forest. Then, it is time to get to the Thai-Myanmar border city of Sangkhlaburi. As we get there around noon time, we will start our soft adventure journey, starting from a ferry ride to see the unseen sunken temple, elephant trekking into the jungle with local Karen people, a lunch picnic in the jungle, and a white-water bamboo rafting. Then, we will check in a resort with the most magnificent view of Sangklaburi city. We convene again around 6pm to start our Sangklaburi food tasting dinner. We will visit 3-4 locally-famous restaurants, where you will enjoy some local as well as some exotic foods, including Karen cuisine, local freshwater fish dish, local vegetable dish, and more.
Day 3: Hellfire Pass – Heart Touching Experience
We get up early today to get hands-on experience on the local tradition of Bhuddhist alms offering. We first walk along a fascinating wooden bridge – the Mon Bridge – crossing three rivers. After participating in the alms offering rituals, we will taste the traditional Mon cuisine. Then, after checking out from our beautiful resort, we will visit the famous Mon temple. Before leaving Sangklaburi, we will have a dessert at the shop run by a children’s home and community development center. We will stop by the Songalia river for lunch. Our last visit, and probably most emotional one, is the Hellfire Pass. Before heading back to Bangkok, we conclude our trip with the dinner, serving you with chef-inspired, fusion Jungle cuisine. We arrive back safely in Bangkok around 9pm.
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|– Relaxing 2 nights in Kanchanaburi boutique resorts|
|– All admission fee as mentioned in the program|
|– All meals and food samples as mentioned in the program|
|– Transportation service by a private van|
|– Fun and memorable ride on an elephant|
|– Professional English speaking local guide|
|– Basic travel insurance|
|Meals and drinks not specified in the program, Other activities or services not mentioned in the program items of a personal nature, Gratuities to a guide or a driver.|
Number of days: 3 days 2 nights
Tour Style: Exotic Thai Jungle Food Tasting, Soft adventure, World War II Death Railway Memorial – Private group only
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What to bring:
|– Passport, clothing for hot day and cool night, sun block, Swimming suit, Sandals, Sun glasses and sun hat|
– Japanese-style plug with two parallel flat blades
– European plug with two circular metal pins
There are 3 seasons in Thailand: the cool season is from November to February, which is weather-wise considered to be the best time of the year. The summer season is from April to May, and the rainy season is from June to October.
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This tour operates on private group basis. It can be departed on any day of the week depending on your most convenience. Please reserve this tour at least 1 week in advance.
Price per person
- 1 person : 35,900 baht
- 2 – 3 people : 18,900 Baht/ person
- 4 people and more : 15,900 Baht/ person
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– We can adjust our program to accommodate vegetarians. In most restaurants, vegetarian options are available. At cooking school, it is also possible to replace for vegetarian options.
– More than 60 days, loss of your deposit
– 46-60 days, 75% refund
– 31-45 days, 50% refund
– 30 or less days, no refund
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