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The Tour is for 11 days (10 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.

 

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

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Depart Australia for Bangkok

4.20 PM Depart Perth International Airport TG482 arrive 10.20PM

2.00 PM Depart Brisbane International TG474  arrive 8.10PM

3.15 PM Depart Melbourne International TG466  arrive 9.45PM

10.00 AM Sydney International TG476 arrive 4.20PM

Day 2

Time : 9:00 am

Sunday

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

Video “ A soldiers Story”

Lunch at restaurant Phuthaya Resort and Spa Ayutthaya

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

Overnight accommodation at Royal River Hotel

Day 3

Time : 7:30 am

Monday

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

Time : 7:30 am

Tuesday

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

Time : 8:00 am

Wednesday

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

Time : 9:00 am

Thursday

Video “Enemy my friend”

Visit Wat Takanun, Takanun Camps and Vajiralonghorn Dam (formerly Khao Lam Dam) (lunch at Dam staff club).

Visit Pass Brankassi and Hindato camps.

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

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey.

Day 7

Time : 9:00 am

Friday

Hellfire Pass Museum.

Erawan waterfall, Ta Dan Bridge and Lat Ya.

Dinner and Concert to celebrate the Christmas of 1943

Concert Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey.

Day 8

Time : 8:00 am

Saturday

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

Time : 2:30 am

Sunday

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

1.00 PM Football match

7.00 PM Dinner

Overnight accommodation at Home Phu Toey

Day 10

Time : 6:30 am

Monday

Breakfast. 8.00 AM Return to Bangkok.

Lunch Kwan Damnoen Garden Restaurant

7.00 PM Dinner Centre Point Central Hotel Soi 10

Final Dinner

Overnight accommodation at Centre Point Hotel

8.00 PM Depart Bangkok for Brisbane TG473 arrive 11.50 AM Monday

Day 11

Tuesday

Breakfast leisure and Free day for shopping. Juniors under supervision

5.00 PM Late Check out for access to rooms for shower, change of clothes and luggage

3.50 PM Depart Bangkok for Sydney TG475 arrive 7.20 AM Tuesday

6.30 PM Dinner 8.00 PM Leave city for airport (Perth and Melbourne)

00.01 PM Depart Bangkok for Perth TG483 arrive 7.45 AM Tuesday

Melbourne TG465 arrive 12.05 PM Tuesday

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.