CLOSE TO NATURE AROUND BANGKOK

Trip Facts

Starts FromBangkok
Ends inBangkok
Country Visited Thailand
Best Time
Price (per person) $1,470
Single supplement $130
Internal airfare (per person) N/a

Tour Overview

This guided tour is made for nature lovers who like to leave Bangkok for some days in the surrounding nature…

Private journey   |  Based on double occupancy

Day 1: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi – River Kwai (L/D)

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and depart for Kanchanaburi. After arrival visit the War Museum the War Cemetery and the notorious Bridge over the River Kwai. Take a scenic ride on the “Death Railway” – train over the River Kwai valley. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. A longtail- boat will then take you to the Jungle Rafts passing by unspoiled mountainous jungle scenery. After check-in you will pay a visit to a nearby Mon- tribe village. Refresh back at the rafts and head out for dinner followed by a presentation traditional of Mon- dances. Overnight at the Jungle Rafts.

Day 2: River Kwai (B/D)

After breakfast you will be visiting an elephant- camp for elephant riding and bamboo rafting. After leaving the camp you will go up into the mountains to Tong Pha Poom where you start an “Offroad Adventure” along a 13 km of dirt road into the jungle. En route enjoy the scenery of bamboo and teak forests. After picnic lunch start a jungle walk to a hidden limestone- waterfall inside an unspoiled evergreen forest. Later you will be picked up and transferred back to the Jungle rafts for overnight.

Day 3: Kanchanaburi – Khao Yai National Park (B/L)

After breakfast and check out leave Kanchanaburi for the Khao Yai National Park in the afternoon. After check in at the hotel the rest of the day is at leisure. If you like you may take part in an (optional) night- safari with the chance of spotting several kinds of nocturnal animals such as elephants deer civets or porcupine. Overnight near the National Park.

Day 4: Khao Yai National Park (B/L)

In the morning head out for some cave- exploring in the national park. In the afternoon you will be witnessing a fantastic natural display when you can see millions of bats flying out of the caves and go for their nightly hunt before you return to the resort for overnight.

Day 5: Khao Yai National Park – Bangkok (B/L)

After breakfast you will be taken to the headquarter of the park and start an easy 5km/3mi  hike through the jungle. With a little bit of luck you might see gibbon- monkeys hornbill- birds and other local wildlife. Later exit the jungle into the wide open grasland with a nice panoramic view of the park. Drive up to the Haew Suwat waterfall -part of the backdrop for the Hollywood- movie “The Beach” and have a picnic- lunch. The last activity before returning to Bangkok is a drive up the second highest peak of the national park and a last look at the beautiful panorama. You will be arriving at Bangkok in the early hours of the evening.

DayCityHotels
1-2River KwaiJungle Rafts/Raft
3-4Khao Yai National Park Eco Valley Lodge
  • – Accommodation as described based on 2 persons sharing a room
    – Meals as per the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    – Transportation within the journey in air conditioned vehicles
    – English speaking tour guide
    – Entrance fees

  • – Flights and airport taxes
    – Personal expenses
    – Tips
    – Visa fees