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The Tour is for 10 days (9 nights) and the focus is on the story of the Australia POWs, their hospitals and camps and the Australian doctors.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Hellfire Pass and the later Memorial Service in the War Cemetery at Kanchanaburi are highlights.

The Bridge on the River Kwai, museums and other areas of interest are visited as part of the tour.

Descendants of exPOWs and experts on the Thai Burma Railway travel on the tour and provide commentaries in addition to English speaking Thai Guides.

The Tour runs from 17th April 2023 to 26th April 2023

To secure a place, applicants must complete an application to travel , and read and complete the terms and conditions


Application to travel 2023

Terms and conditions 2023



A guided tour of the Burma Thai Railway.  All flights, transfers and accommodation included.

2023 itinerary is below


Or you can download the detailed version here - 2023 itinerary



Day 1

Date : April 17, 2023

Depart Australia for Bangkok

4:00AM Assemble Perth International Airport (Perth Travelers)

6:20 AM Depart Perth Airport SQ224/710 arrive 2.20PM

9:20 AM Depart Brisbane International SQ256/714 arrive 5.00PM

Day 2

Date : April 18, 2023

Time : 9:00 am


Visit the Royal Summer Palaces at Bang Pa-in & the ancient capital Ayutthaya.

Video “ A soldiers Story”

Lunch River cruising on the Chayo Phraya River guest of Tourist Authority of Thailand.

Overnight accommodation at Royal River Hotel

Day 3

Date : April 19, 2023

Time : 7:30 am


To Nakom Pathom, Video “Surgeon of the Railway” Nong Pladuck, Ban Pong, Tamuang and Kanchanaburi.

Lunch at Tida Loa Restaurant and visit the bridge over the river Kwai Noi.

Visit Thailand Burma Railway Centre (TBRC)

Welcome Dinner on floating raft with Karoke.

Overnight accommodation at Pung Waan Resort

Day 4

Date : April 20, 2023

Time : 7:30 am


Group Photo

Visit Chungkai Cutting and Cemetery and then to TBRC

Train to Wampo Viaduct with lunch at Jungle Training Centre.

Visit Tarsao hospital and camp sites (Pung Waan Kwai Noi Resort) and Tarsao.

Students to practice marching and wreath laying at Home Phu Toey

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey

Day 5

Date : April 21, 2023

Time : 8:00 am


Buddhist Ceremony.

Kun Kanit,Kun Oonjai and POW Remembrance.

Visit Hintok Road Camp, Kinsayok Camp area, Sai Yok Yai Waterfalls,

Houseboat trip and lunch on River Kwai terminating at the Hintok River POW Camp, Konnyu River Camp,

Long tail boat ride to Home Phu Toey

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey.

Day 6

Date : April 22, 2023

Time : 7:30 am


Hellfire Pass Museum

Football Match

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey.

Day 7

Date : April 23, 2023

Time : 9:00 am


Video “Enemy my friend” Wat Takanun, Takanun Camps and Vajiralonghorn Dam (formerly Khao Lam Dam) (lunch at Dam staff club).

Pass Brankassi and Hindato camps. Walk the Burma Railway Heritage Trail from Hintok Road through Hintok Cutting to Hellfire Pass Museum.

Dinner and Concert to celebrate the Christmas of 43 Concert

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey.

Day 8

Date : April 24, 2023

Time : 8:00 am


Optional visit (additional cost) to Sonkurai Camps and three Pagoda Pass

Visit Weary Dunlop Museum and Jack Chalker Gallery.

Media interviews

Welcome reception Weary Dunlop Museum

Light and sound show.

Dinner with Australian and New Zealand Ambassadors and Quiet Lion Group

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey

Day 9

Date : April 25, 2023

Time : 2:30 am

Tuesday - ANZAC DAY

Early wake-up.

3.00 AM Leave for Dawn Service in Hellfire Pass

7.15 AM Breakfast at Home Phu Toey front entrance

Group Photograph and leave for Kanchanaburi for juniors practice for wreath laying

11.00 AM Anzac Day Ceremony at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery (provisional)

Lunch Tida Loa Restaurant

Depart for Bangkok

7.00 PM Dinner

Overnight accommodation at Royal Benja Hotel

Day 10

Date : April 26, 2023

Time : 8:00 am


9:00 Bus leaves for airport

12:15PM Depart Bangkok for Perth

3:30PM PM Depart Bangkok for Brisbane

Airfares from Australia to Bangkok Thailand and return.

Meals and accommodation for 10 days/nights

Transfers and all ground travel.

Quiet Lion Tour Polo Shirt



Personal Travel Insurance.