Rescued Elephant Home & Kanchanaburi River Kwai
Price per person (based on 2 pax)
- Immerse yourself in the unique experience of learning how to ride and direct the elephants using just your bare hands and feet, without the use of hooks.
- Visit the must-see landmarks of Kanchanaburi such as the River Kwai Bridge and War Cemetery
Join us on a full-day tour of Thailand, starting at 7:00 AM from Bangkok. Our friendly guide will take you to Elephant Home and Nature, a sanctuary for rescued elephants, where you can support and be a part of their mission. You’ll then enjoy a set lunch at the sanctuary before visiting the historical Bridge on the River Kwai. After that, you’ll visit the war cemetery and the Death Railway Museum and Research Center to learn about the tragedies of World War II. As an optional activity, you can visit the Wat Tham Sua Temple for breathtaking panoramic views.
07:00 Depart from Bangkok
Our guide will meet you at 07:00 AM in your hotel lobby
09:30 Elephant Home & Nature
Come experience the heartwarming magic of Elephant Home and Nature, a sanctuary for rescued elephants run by a dedicated local woman who devoted every penny of her life savings to saving these gentle giants from their harsh realities. Every sickly elephant rescued from all around Thailand is given the care, treatment, and most importantly, a loving home they deserve. Don't miss out on this opportunity to support and be a part of this beautiful mission.
Enjoy set lunch at Elephant Home and Nature
14:00 Bridge over the River Kwai
Experience the historical wonder of the Bridge on the River Kwai, a must-see destination for any history buff or adventure seeker. Built during World War II by prisoners of war, the bridge stands as a testament to the resilience and determination of the human spirit. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction and the subject of numerous books and movies. Take a guided tour of the bridge and learn about its fascinating history, or take a stroll along its scenic length and soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding jungle.
14:30 War Cemetery & Death Railway Museum and Research Center
Take a stroll at the war cemetery housing thousands burials of brave men whose life was sacrificed during World War II. Across the street, visit the Death Railway Museum and Research Center to learn about the tragedy happened in Thailand during the war period.
15:30 Wat Tham Sua Temple OR Return to Bangkok
Optional visit to Wat Tham Sua, a magnificent temple built atop of the hills. Climbing to the top, we can enjoy a stunning 260 panoramic view of the Kanchanaburi city, rice plains and even the Maeklong River. Or you can return straight to the hotel.
18:00 Estimate Arrival in Bangkok
- Hotel Pickup & drop-off
- Private Transport by Air-conditioned Vehicle
- Professional Guide
- Admission Fees
- Bottled Water
- Accidental Insurance
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