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Promotion ID: ANZ - 01 : Anzac Day - Dawn Service ( Private Tour )
01 Nov '18 To 31 Jan '19

THB 12,500
THB 10,100
Country: Thailand
City: Kanchanaburi
Duration: 2 Day(s) - 1 Night(s)
Tour Category: History , Scenery Nature
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

 

 

  ANZAC DAY War Remembrance - Dawn Service 2 Days 1 Night  

( Private Tour ) 

 

CODE : ANZ 01 :  ANZAC Day - Dawn Service  

Themes/activities: Nature Scenery , history                                   

Attractions :  Thailand – Burma Railway Center ( TBRC ) , Bridge over the River Kwai , Allied War Cemetery , ANZAC  Dinner Event , Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass Memorial ,  Death Railway Train , Commemmorative marches and remembrance services 

 

ANZAC DAY  – 25th  April is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose soldiers were known as Anzacs.  Each year on 25th April , ANZAC Day in Kanchanaburi , Thailand is commemorated by conducting a Dawn Service  and Gunfire Breakfast  at Hellfire pass and a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony  at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery 

                         

ITINERARY :

Day 1 : April 24th , 2019  :  Thai  -Burma Railway Center- Allied War Cemetery-Bridge over the River Kwai ( L/D ) 

07.00hrs. :  Pick up from major hotel in Bangkok in city area depart to Kanchanaburi Province  ( 128km. to the west of Bangkok ) 

09.00hrs. :  Arrive Kanchanaburi Province . First stop at Nong Pladuk Train Station the first train line of Death Railway Train during World War II, the Japanese used Allied prisoners of war to build a railway from Thailand to Burma so they could supply their army without the dangers of sending supplies by sea.  Many prisoners died under appalling conditions during its construction, and the line became known as the “ Death Railway “ Further to  Thailand-Burma Railway Center an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand-Burmar Railway . The fully air-conditioned center offers the visitor an educational and moving experience . Visit Allied War Cemetery which is memorial to some 6000 allied prisoners of war ( POWs ) who perished along the death railway line and were move post-war to this eternal resting place . Then visit the world famous Bridge over the River Kwai , a part of Death Railway constructed by Allied POWs .

11.30hrs.:  Take a historic ride on the “ Death Railway Train”  passing over original wooden viaduct constructed by Allied POWs

12.00hrs.:  Lunch at local restaurant watching view point return train pass by 

13.30hrs.:  After lunch continue to “The  Hell Fire Pass Memorial Museum “ 
 
15.00hrs.:  Arrive The Hell Fire Pass Memorial Museum , built and maintained by the Australian government, is located just above Hellfire Pass (Konyu Cutting). Opened in 1998, it is dedicated to the Allied prisoners of war and Asian labourers who suffered and died at Hellfire Pass and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region during World War II.

16.30hrs.:   Check in hotel and free at leisure time 

19.00hrs.:    ANZAC Dinner Event  ( subject to availability first come first serve basis )  . We don’t have much activity on this night as you’ll have to attend Dawn Service Commemoration on early next morning ( early night ) 

Overnight in Kanchanaburi   

 

DAY 2 : APRIL 25th , 2019   :  ANZAC DAY - DAWN SERVICES AT COMMEMORATIVE SITE ( B/L ) 


03.15hrs.:    Early morning departing resort to Hellfire Pass 

04.15hrs.:    Arrive Hellfire Pass ( Konyu Cutting ) walk down into Konyu Cutting 

05.30hrs.:    Observance commence “ Dawn Services Commemoration “ and lasts about 30minutes. 

06.30hrs.:    Gunfire Breakfast , on completion of the Dawn Service in Kunyu Cutting , enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee with  traditional ANZAC Biscuits and a lot of Bundaberg Rum at the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum will be served after the commemoration finished .

07.30hrs.:    Return back to resort for your hearty breakfast . Free time and preparing to check out 

09.00hrs.:    Check out and leave resort to Allied War Cemetery  to attend the wreath-laying ceremony 

10.00hrs.:    Memorial Wreath – Laying Service  commences at 11.00hrs.  and lasts approximately 50 – 60 minutes . Cold water available at all time upon requested cause it will be hot weather in April during ceremony 
12.30hrs.:    Lunch at local restaurant walking distance from War Cemetery 

14.00hrs.:    Departing Kanchanaburi to Bangkok would take around 2.30-3hrs. depending on traffic 

16.30hrs.:    Arrive back to Bangkok and transfer to your hotel 

 

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Package Cost : Rates are per person in Thai Baht in twin sharing room basis . Private Tour 

*** Early Bird Price !!! Booking now - Jan 31st , 2019 . *** 

                                            Validity Nov 01st , 2018- Jan 31st , 2019

Accommodations :

              2 Persons            Single suppliment 

Pung Waan Resot Kwai Noi 3*

             10,100.00             1,700.00
Home Phu Toey River Kwai Resort 3.5*              10,900.00             1,950.00
 

REMARK : Package cost subject to change depending on availability or variation upon reservation .

Package  Inclusions : 

  • 1 night accommodation at your selection hotel on  twin sharing room basis
  • Meals as per indicated in itinerary
  • English-speaking guide
  • Private tour arrangement as per itinerary
  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service
  • Admission Fee to all places indicated in the program
  • Private transportation by A/C vehicle
  • Cold water & towel supplied
  • Travel insurance for 3rd parties liability only

Package Exclusions : 

  • Personal expenses such as phone call , drinks , snacks and tips
  • Other services not mentioned in itinerary

Important Note :

  • Any rejection of meals or tour program is non-refundable
  • Deviations of the tour programs or time given may sometimes necessary depending on traffic condition or uncontrollable circumstances . The journey back to Bangkok may be later than 18.00hrs. . Please make sure you leave ample of time when planning other trips / flights / trains after the tour .
  • Walking into the site takes approximately 20 minutes via steps and along the old railway line . The track along the old railway line is rocky and uneven in area and suitable footwear is highly recommended . The area has very limited seating arrangements and the ground has large Sharpe stones as a covering .

 

BOOKING Can be made by sending an email : pactrvl@pacifichorizontravel.com  Once you confirm your booking , booking confirmation will be allocated and sending to your email . 

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