Welcome to Kanchanaburi
Today the provincial town of Kanchanaburi is busy and modern, but the WWII memorials and museums are a reminder of darker times. Japanese forces used Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and conscripted Asian labourers to build a rail route to Myanmar. The harrowing story became famous after a fictional tale, based loosely on the real events, was told in Pierre Boulle’s book The Bridge Over the River Kwai and the 1957... Read More
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4-Day Lake Safari Thailand - Khao Laem National Park and River Kwai
Lake Safari Thailand is a 4-day houseboat cruise tour through the beautiful expanse of Khao Laem National Park. Relax on board our authentic raft house and enjoy the luxury of unspoilt nature. Elephant trekking, bamboo rafting and excursions off the trodden path make these four days an unforgettable experience.