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

Package Itinerary


ANZAC DAY War Remembrance 2 Days 1 Night  

Ref : ANZ - 01

** Early Bird Price from THB.11,500.00 per person . Booking now - March 15th ** 

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 


Thailand – Burma Railway Centre ( TBRC ) , Allied War Cemetery , Bridge Over the River Kwai , Death Railway Train , Hellfire Pass Museum , Dawn Services in Konyu Cutting , Commemorative marches , and remembrance services . 


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.:    Dinner at resort restaurant . 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   



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 . 

                                                     Valid from 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Oct 2017

Accommodations :

              1 Person               2 Persons 

Pung Waan Resot Kwai Noi 3*

             18,500.00              12,500.00
Home Phu Toey River Kwai 3* +              19,500.00              13,500.00


•    Accommodation 1 night in 3* - 3.5* hotel at your selected hotel or similar depending on availability with daily breakfast.
•    Meals as specified in itinerary 
•    Tours as specified in itinerary 
•    Transportation by A/C vehicle 
•    Admission fees all specified sights 
•    Experienced English speaking guide escort
•    Water and cold towel supplied.
•    Travel insurance THB. One million ( $USD.32,000.00 ) accident only , medical care THB.500,000.00 ( $USD.16,000.00 ) 

•    Personal expenses such as mini bar, telephone call, laundry and private expenses etc. 
•    Tip. (guide and driver )


Site safety : 

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 he ground has large Sharpe stones as a covering .

Important Notes :

  • Extremely hot weather conditions normally prevail in the province of Kanchanaburi during late April .
  • Access to the old railway cutting at Hellfire Pass is difficult for disabled persons .
  • Insect repellent should be won when visiting Hellfire Pass for the Dawn Service .
  • Sensible footwear is recommended as there are numerous steps and loose rocks at Hellfire Pass .
  • A small torch should be brought for walking into the site of the Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass .
  • Toilet facilities at both sites are limited and rudimentary at best .
  • Smoking is not permitted at Hellfire Pass and the surrounding environs .
  • An umbrella or sun protection is highly recommended for the memorial service at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery .
  • Mobile phones are to be switched off then entering Hellfire Pass and Kanchanaburi War Cemetery when attending the services . 


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

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

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