3-Day Journey on the River Kwai (Hintok & Floathouse): Diethelm Standard

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Tour Period: 3 Days

German, English, French    Bangkok, Kanchanaburi

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07:00 hours
Transfer from your hotel and transfer to Kanchanaburi (about 2hrs), upon arrival in Kanchanaburi, visit Thailand Burman Railways Centre, war cemetery and Bridge over the River Kwai, afterwards, take a historic ride on Death Railway Train.

Get off at Tham Krasae bridge train station, visit view point and followed by lunch at local restaurant, after refreshment, continue transfer by private minibus to Hintok River Camp. Check in, and enjoy rest of day at leisure

Afternoon, get on a mountain bike provided free of charge for visiting to a village or Farm where is near by the camp, and we can experience to a basket weaving with villagers.

Dinner and overnight at Hin Tok River Camp/Air-conditioned tent

Meals included: Lunch at a local restaurant
Dinner at Hintok River Camp
06:00 hours (Optional)
After breakfast, early morning walking or biking to the temple to make merit by putting food into the bowl of a mendicant Buddhist priest.

07:00 hours
Breakfast at hotel, check-out and transfer to the Hellfire memorial museum from where we take a leisurely walk to and through the Hellfire Pass, which is a 25 meters wide and 75 meters long incision of the mountain made by hammer and chisel only. Return to Hintok River camp.

Check-out and take a long-tailed boat along Kwai River about 20 minutes from Hin Tok camp to the River Kwai Jungle Rafts, passing by unspoiled mountainous jungle scenery, Thai set lunch will be provided at Jungle Raft, after refreshment, walk to visit nearby ethnic Mon Tribal Village.

Afterwards, transfer to the Floathouse by longtail boat, check in, at leisure

Evening: Thai set dinner, followed by a 45-minute presentation of Mon Dance

Overnight at The Float House River Kwai/Floating Villa

Meals included: Breakfast at Hintok River Camp
Lunch at the Jungle Rafts
Dinner at The Float House
Breakfast at hotel

09:00 hours
Check out and transfer back to Phutakien pier and continue transfer by private minibus to visit Wat Tham Sua in Kanchanaburi, the temple is one of the famous temples in Kanchanaburi, at the hill top, where you will see the largest Buddha Image situated in out-door area., was built in 1973. This Buddha image is about 18 meters high and 10 meters wide, also, you can enjoy the panoramic view there. The view is really outstanding with Mae Klong River and green color of gigantic rice fields.

After visit Wat Tham Sau, we continue transfer to Ratchaburi province (about 2 hrs), visit the famous dragon jars in Ratchaburi, they are made only from the best quality Ratchaburi clay. Besides the famous dragon jars with embossed design on it, there are many other earthenware

Proceed to Bang Noi village in Samut Songkhram - this region is abundantly fertile and depends heavily on profit from agricultural pursuits, particularly the production of fruits, vegetables and grains, The village is a classic picture of central Thailand: traditional teakwood houses set among verdant fruit orchards. For today's lunch, your guide will invite you to visit "Baan Bang Noi" homestay and there, introduce you to some of the essential herbs, spices and vegetable used in Thai cooking. Once acquainted with the ingredients for your lunch, you can roll up your sleeves and help to prepare and cook the different dishes and enjoy the meal you have prepared

After refreshment, transfer back to Bangkok and drop off at your hotel in late afternoon

Meals included: Breakfast at The Float House
Lunch at Homestay


  • Accommodation in shared Twin/Double room with air-conditioning and private bathroom
  • All sightseeing tour and transfer services with private air conditioned car/coach as detailed in our itinerary
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • Transfers and tours with guide
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Drinking water and wet towels available on the vehicles


  • Meals other than mentioned in the programme or drinks with meals
  • Domestic airfare in economy class (quoted separately)
  • Thailand visa fee (if required)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
  • Optional tours
  • Compulsory Dinners (quoted separately if applicable)
  • Supplements for travelling during peak seasons (quoted separately if applicable)
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness)


  • Please note that all timings given are approximate and subject to change.
  • Certain parts of the tours on offer are provided by independent third parties, such as airlines, hotels, transport operators and local tourist offices. Diethelm Travel is therefore not responsible for any loss, injury or damage caused thereby to the tourists, including those occurring outside of the normal touring programmers. Additional expenses incurred due to delay, accident, natural disaster, political actions and unrest shall be borne by the tourists.
  • We advise that due to frequent flight changes, delays and cancellations by the various domestic airlines and trains we cannot fully guarantee that the proposed itinerary can be carried out as planned. Based on our experience, changes of departure times and/ or cancellations can occur at very short notice even after confirmation of a flight has been received. The same applies for train travel: Schedule changes occur frequently; often without prior notification. In case of schedule changes or flight cancellations we always try everything possible to arrange an alternate programme within the framework of the original quoted costs. However, we reserve the right to charge any cost exceeding the original budget to the tour operator/ travel agent or to the participant of a tour after consultation with the agent.
  • Programmers, prices, services and conditions are based on those valid at the time of proposal submission and are subject to change thereafter without advance notice until all services have been paid in full.
  • For air ticket reservations, we require the guests' full names AS THEY APPEAR IN THEIR PASSPORTS. Airfares are subject to availability at time of booking, may change without notice and are not guaranteed until purchased and the e-tickets have been issued.
  • Please be advised that prices may be adjusted periodically in case of fuel price increase by our suppliers and hotel room availability at time of booking.
Tour code: PKBC3HFC

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