The Bridge on the River Kwai & JEATH War Museum - 1 Day Tour

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The Bridge on the River Kwai & The JEATH War Museum are two icons of Thailand's war history that one must not miss. Embark on a historical journey on a full day tour from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi & experience natural, serene & lush surroundings.

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  • The Bridge which inspired the critically acclaimed film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'
  • Witness the sprawling war cemetery which rests almost 7000 graves of POWs
  • Go back in time with a ride on The Death Railway and Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Learn about the War in the JEATH War Musuem
  • Surround yourself in Kanchanaburi's rustic, lush scenery and admire the Buddha Statue at Krasea Cave.

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Pick up at Central Hotels in Bangkok. Please confirm upon booking.

Important Information

Pick-up and Drop Off is at Major/Central hotels in Bangkok. If your hotel is outside of the main areas, we will advise you to arrive at one of the central locations at the time of pick-up.

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Reviews (10)

  • Baris Baris

    Not the best but best way to complete in one day

    There is no other easy way you can go Kwai, visit museum and also take the ride of death railway by yourself on a single day. However, this place is worth staying overnight. So, considering that this is not the best option in general.
    The problem I gave 1 star is the service I had been delivered by the team. First, there were only me and one couple in the tour. The couple asked driver to take them 1 hour later and I had not been notified about this, so I waited that couple 1 hour at their hotel lobby!
    There are two War museums one being close to Kwai Bridge. The driver didn't inform us about this, so we couldn't see there. The old train is in that location. Third, he told us it would be better pay 200 THB more in order to not stand during train journey. Unfortunately, that was a big lie. The place they take you for dinner is really bad and they treat you real bad. Lastly, considering we are three, we were expecting little flexibility such as taking to Hell-fire Pass, unfortunately it did not happen.

  • Denise Denise

    Great day

    Must see. Long day but worth it.

  • Todd Todd

    Great site!

    It was so easy to book and arrange this tour from Voyagin, their staff really goess out of the way for you. It's great value for money as well!

  • Kunal Kunal

    Very touristy, but worth a day trip

    Although the Thai - Burma Death Railway has become incredibly commercialized now, I would say it is worth a visit if you are in the area. The historical significance of the place cannot be understated and even though I thought I knew a lot, the JEATH War Museum adds context to the overall experience. The boat ride and train ride are nice touches to the tour as well.

  • Betty Betty

    Rainy Sunday but fun

    It was raining on our way back to Bangkok which made us arrived at the hotel a but later than expected. Other than that the tour was good fun and we learn a lot from the trip and it is a very interesting place to see as well.

  • Yuri S Yuri S

    Cool cool trip

    It is very interesting to know about the world war two that occurred in another side of the world. All the information we got from the guide was great . The guide gave us lots of details. He was good fun

  • Carmen S Carmen S

    Well organized trip

    I was on the trip with my husband and we both enjoyed the trip. It was a little commercialized but our guide ensured that we have a good time.

  • Jeremy T Jeremy T

    Quick service, touristy experience

    Everyone at Voyagin was great and the booking experience was pretty much flawless, so I would definitely be booking with them again. However, the trip was quite touristy and the museum is not of european standards. The guide did try his best and interesting knowledge though

  • Justinda Justinda

    Knowledgeable Guide, Good Day Out.

    Our guid was very good and knowledgeable. he patiently explain the history and how it shapes the current culture of the people. It was haunting but serene at the same time.

  • Chan Y Chan Y

    Crowded, but nice

    The bridge is a great spot to reflect upon the conditions of POWs during WWII and so-called "feel their pain", but it's very crowded too - I was expecting far less people. The railway is still in use too, which came as much of a surprise since we had to move out of the way for an oncoming train!

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