3-Day River Kwai Floathouse: Join In

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Tour type

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 3 Days

English    Bangkok, Kanchanaburi

tour highlights

  • Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Museum
  • See the final resting spot of allied soldiers at the War Cemetery
  • Take a long-tail boat ride down the Kwai River
  • Wander through the Hellfire Pass Memorial
  • Have a delicious local lunch by the water

tour details

A luxury experience on the river

SIC tour (PKBCR3FA): Daily departure from Bangkok with English speaking guide.

Developed with the eco-conscious traveler in mind, The Float House River Kwai Resort is built from local materials – with thickly-layered thatched roofs – and staffed mainly by the local community of Mon – an ethnic minority who have migrated across the border from Myanmar.

12 elegant boutique-floating villas (total 90 sqm/villa) are tastefully decorated in Thai folk style design with teakwood furniture enhancing the comfort and harmony with nature. Each floating villa features a private terrace and pier where you can relax and enjoy by the beautiful ambience. Amenities include minibar, LCD-TV, DVD player, free wi-fi, air-conditioning, rain shower with hot & cold water, safety box, coffee/tea making facility and a private terrace with sunbeds.

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Early morning, pick up participants from various Bangkok hotels to Kanchanaburi. Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Center, an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand-Burma Railway. The fully air-conditioned center offers the visitor an educational and moving experience. Visit the War Cemetery, the final resting place for over 6,000 allied prisoners of war and continue to the world famous Bridge over the River Kwai. Take a long-tailed boat on the Kwai River, passing unspoiled mountainous jungle scenery to the resort and check in.

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After lunch, take another boat ride to visit to the nearby ethnic Mon Village, then return to the resort for dinner, followed by a 45-minute presentation of Mon Dance.

Overnight at the Floathouse River Kwai - Floating Villa

Meals included:Lunch
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After breakfast, travel by boat to Resotel pier and continue to visit Hellfire Pass Memorial.

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Return to the resort for lunch.

In the afternoon, stroll through the resort's herb garden or take a trek through the jungle or simply relax around the pool.

Dinner and overnight at the Floathouse River Kwai - Floating Villa

Meals included:Breakfast
Breakfast at the resort. The morning is at your leisure

Check out and depart for lunch, served at a local restaurant at the pier. Take a historic ride on the Death Railway Train, then continue by air-conditioned van / coach back to your hotel in Bangkok.

Meals included:Breakfast


  • Accommodation at The Floathouse River Kwai (Floating Villa style with air-conditioned and hot water shower)
  • 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 English Speaking guide
  • Service charges, Government taxes, and 7% VAT


  • Meals other than mentioned in the programme or drinks with meals
  • Optional tours
  • 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: PKBCR3FA

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