River Kwai & Ancient Kingdoms Itinerary

Travel to Thailand and experience the bustling streets of Bangkok and the ancient ruins of Ayuthaya before heading to Kanchanaburi to check out the infamous bridge over the River Kwai.

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    • Total twin price tool tip
      GBP £305
      NZD $590
      ZAR R5,305
      CHF FR440
      EUR €365
      AUD $530
      USD $522
      CAD $540
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    • Total single price tool tip
      GBP £330
      NZD $640
      ZAR R5,755
      CHF FR480
      EUR €395
      AUD $575
      USD $570
      CAD $585
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Buddhist statue, Bangkok

Beautiful thai smile

Ayutthaya

Day 1 Bangkok/Ayuthaya/Kanchanaburi

Get this ancient odyssey underway by heading out to Bang Pa In Summer Palace, a former residence of Thai kings, set around a lavish ornamental pond. Then, make tracks to the Ayuthaya where there's the chance to have fortunes told inside Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon before admiring a temple often compared to the Taj Mahal.
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Day 2 Kanchanaburi/River Kwai

Be humbled by inscriptions on the Hellfire Pass Memorial, built to honour the POWs who died while constructing the 'Death Railway'. Venture into the steamy surrounds of Erawan National Park, home to seven refreshing waterfalls and plenty of rock pools for swimming. Return to Kanchanaburi and perhaps hit the markets for a night stroll.
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Day 3 Kanchanaburi/Bangkok

Board a traditional samlaw and take in several historic sites including the WWII War Museum, the Allied War Cemetary and the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai. Return to Bangkok where the journey wraps up.