Explore the huge sprawling city of Bangkok.
Journey to Kanchanaburi, home to the River Kwai, beautiful waterfalls and forgotten temples.
Cruise to the ancient capital of Ayuthaya on board the charming Anantara Song.
What our specialists say...
This trip allows you to experience some of Thailand's many contrasts, from the city lights of Bangkok to the forgotten jungles of Kanchanaburi, on board the RV River Kwai. The itinerary will also take you to the ancient capital of Ayuthaya and allow you to spend some time in the fascinating Khao Yai National Park.
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Bangkok.
Day 2 Bangkok
Day 3 Bangkok
Spend the day exploring Thailand's capital on a unique city safari. Visit Lumpini Park where locals practice Tai Chi in the morning, marvel at the opulence of the Grand Palace and traverse the backwater klongs (canals) to see the very heart of the city at work. Using long-tail boats to the ultra-slick Skytrain to the ubiquitous tuk-tuk you will explore areas of the city that most visitors never get to see.
Day 4 Amphawa
Head out of Bangkok by train to Amphawa for an insight into the rural provinces. Visit authentic century-old floating markets set by the lunar calendar, cycle around the villages and fruit plantations and rise early to give alms to the monks. Time your visit to coincide with the lively Amphawa weekend market and spend your evening enjoying delicious, freshly cooked food amongst the locals before retiring to charming waterfront accommodation.
Day 5 Bangkok
Day 6 Bangkok
Day 7 Bangkok
Day 8 Bangkok
Complete your cruise by visiting the Death Railway Museum and the Bridge on the River Kwai before returning to Bangkok. Upon returning to Bangkok you will transfer to your riverside hotel where you will have the afternoon free to explore at your own leisure.
Day 9 Bangkok
Day 10 Bangkok
Day 11 International return flight
Bangkok , International return flight
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