Floating Market & Bridge on the River Kwai Combo


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From $78.79

15 reviews   (4.20)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: thailand, thailand

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Explore one of Thailand's most popular tourist attractions, the unique floating market of Damnoen Saduak then travel through strikingly beautiful countryside to reach the world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai.

Be picked up from your hotel and make a refreshing stop at a coconut farm. You can also have some drinks before reaching the pier on the way to Damnoen Saduak.

Hop on the long-tailed speedboat to travel through the klongs (canals) to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, see if any of the market's local fruits and produce catch your attention before heading to the town of Kanchanaburi for lunch.

Continue your journey to the River Kwai Bridge and stroll along the local markers and stalls for more memento shopping, then tour the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery of over 6,000 prisoners who died during World War II.

Before your return journey to Bangkok, make a visit to the JEATH War Museum.

For this tour, we have 2 options. One is shared with other customers and another is private.


What's Included

Guided tour of Samut Songkram Province and Kanchanaburi, Damnoen Saduak, and Khwae Yai River

Long-tail speedboat ride to the market

Lunch

Roundtrip transportation to and from your Bangkok city hotel by coach

Thai Lunch served

What's Not Included

Beverages

Gratuities

Paddle boat ride through the market (optional extra, payable direct)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • I Asia Thailand has an exclusive partnership with 'Safety in Asia’. Being specialists in Health & Safety management in the hospitality industry, they will guide us on the best hygiene practices available. 'Safety in Asia' is FTO (Federation of Tour Operat
  • Minimum 4 people for the Shared Tour to operate. If numbers are not met then we will contact you for a small charge to upgrade to private.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Should your travel plans change after booking, do not worry. I Asia Thailand will do all possible to change your booking to fit with your new travel arrangements free of charge.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • You must provide your hotel details at time of booking, failure to do so may result in cancellation
  • *Please note - Departs Kanchanaburi approx. 4.30pm. and will reach Bangkok approx 7.00pm. Timing depends on traffic conditions. It is not recommended that you make plans for the early evening in Bangkok in case bad traffic/weather delays your return time
  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • If you have mobility problems, you may have difficulties getting into or out of the long-tailed speedboat. Please advise your guide of this at the commencement of the tour. Your guide will arrange for the driver to take you to the Bridge by road instead.
  • NO Animal stops will be made on this tour effective 2022
  • Service animals allowed
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand, great for photo opportunities, food, and for giving you an insight into a bygone way of life.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

JEATH War Museum
The JEATH War Museum is a war museum in Thailand about the Death Railway built from 1942 to 1943 by Allied POWs under the direction of the Japanese, a part of the Thai-Burma railways

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

River Kwai
Close enough to Bangkok for a day trip, Thailand's Kanchanaburi province is steeped in important World War Two-era history

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Bridge Over the River Kwai
This steel bridge is one of important historical landmarks and memorials in Thailand. It is almost a symbol of the province and is a recommended place in Kanchanaburi travel guide. The history of the bridge is well known, as it was part of the railway lines in World War II and had seen its share of conflict and bloodshed

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
The Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is the main prisoner of war cemetery for victims of Japanese imprisonment while building the Burma Railway. It is on the main road, Saeng Chuto Road, through the town of Kanchanaburi,

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

A walk down history lane
Priya_P, 26-06-2022
Had read about the PoW camps and have always wanted to see the place. Plus Chu was a great guide who took us back into history.
The highlight of our trip was booking this tour!
kevinweb, 27-01-2020
We had a really early start for this trip with I Asia Thailand. Nok our guide was very knowledgeable and as we were only 8 people it was very personal throughout the day. Our first stop was the Coconut farm before taking a 30 minute long tail boat ride through the canals which was great fun. We visited the floating markets and had time to shop and snack on the local Thai food. We then drove to the River Kwai and had a quick boat trip down the river. A visit to the JEATH museum was very informative and then we went and had a Thai lunch in a floating restaurant. After lunch we went on to the Bridge. Despite the crowds of people I found this very moving especially when you realised just how many men had died building the railway. We then went to the cemetery to walk around and pay our respects. The trip back to Bangkok was long, but the guide kept us informed and the time went quick. This is not the cheapest option but what I Asia Thailand offered us with all inclusive and no hidden charges, this was the highlight of our trip to Bangkok.
fantastic day out
lucasgeroni, 25-01-2020
Absolutely fantastic day, the floating makes are a must with time to taste the coconut ice cream and the fresh mangoes. The River Kwai, well, very emotional and thought provoking. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history aspect. Was very hot so take plenty of water!!
Had a lot of fun
roguelou18, 20-01-2020
It’s was long drives (expected) and got multiple tour guides, but met great people along the way and had a blast. Glad I did/saw both. My only real complaint is on the way home- driver dropped off everyone in party and then told me to take BTS to my hotel bc it would take an hour by van. 1) thank god I was a tourist who knew the BTS system 2) could he have not told me when he dropped off first couple so I could have saved an hour? Either way- pretty sure no one else would have stood for that.
Interesting Sites- Needs better organization and to avoid unadvertised stop at elephant/animal park
Carrie_L, 22-01-2020
The sights we visited- the floating market and the museum, cemetery, and river- were interesting and worth seeing. Unfortunately, the tour itself was confusing and disorganized. In the morning our minibus drove for over an hour, nearly all the way to the floating market, before any guide met us or explained the plan for the day. There were no clear explanations of what we were seeing and we then all switched buses/guides. The second guide announced that we would drive for an hour to the lunch venue in Kanchanaburi, but the drive ended up taking two hours, at which time we were dropped off at a restaurant without instructions on when lunch would be over or what we were doing next. While in Kanchanaburi, the guide did not provide much explanation or context to what we were seeing. We ended up looking up the sites on Wikipedia to get some background information.

But the most disturbing part was the surprise visit to an animal park in between the floating market and Kanchanaburi. This stop did not appear in the itinerary of the trip I booked. If I had known that the trip included this park I would have looked for another tour option. The park had young elephants confined in small pens, monkeys dressed in clothes doing tricks, and other “attractions” that made me question the way the animals there are treated. Another disturbing aspect was the guide told the group before we arrived at the park that she did not want to hear any concerns for the elephants’ welfare, as she was focused on the needs of the people who made a living from the park. I thought this comment was dismissive. We ended up spending over an hour at this animal park, and those of us who chose not to go in had to sit outside in the parking lot for over an hour. This unadvertised and unwanted stop added an unnecessary delay in an already long day and took time away from the other sights and attractions that we had actually signed up to see. It was after 2pm by the time we had lunch and after 7pm before we returned to Bangkok- all of which could have been earlier without the stop at the animal park.




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