Early departure for floating walk from Damnoen Saduak and visit Longthail Boat (motor canoe) around the floating market. The local boats are loaded with fruits and vegetables, some even cook on board and deliver their products to other sampans circulating around. They approach the banks, deposit products to the houses along the canals. It is a colorful and ever-changing comedy, an exotic and charming experience. Direction Kanchanaburi for a first stop at the famous Kwai River Bridge, representing a small portion of the 415 km line of the railway built between 1942 and 1943 under the Japanese occupation and connecting Burma to Thailand. Then, have lunch before continuing to one of the most important historical centers in the region: the JEAHT museum. This private museum contains is the result of years of research and excavations conducted by an Australian from Queensland. As a reminder, more than 13,000 prisoners of war and some 80,000 civilians (mainly Asian) perished during the construction of this railway. Then comes a stop at the Kanchanaburi Military Cemetery (also called Don-Rak Cemetery) as here sit some 7,000 of them. Then return to Bangkok and transfer to your hotel.
This full day excursion from Bangkok is a subtle blend of tradition and history. The most famous floating market of Thailand, Damnoen Saduak, as well as the famous Kwai River bridge of Kanchanaburi to live an original and instructive experience.