Private Guided Ethical Tour Kanchanaburi Elephant Sanctuary

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Thailand, Thailand, Bangkok

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  • 9 hours
  • Bangkok
  • E-Voucher
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All about elephants program will give you an in-depth insight into the world of the Asian elephant in Thailand living with Humans for last 700 years. Did you know that there are over 3,500 wild elephants in Thailand, and very few tourists get to hear about them. Your journey into the world of Elephants starts from visiting a Wildlife reserve that allows wild elephants to get to river for drinking water. Later in the day you will be visiting a captive elephant sanctuary where rescued elephants now live a retired life and where you'll get a chance to see them showering themselves in the river. While you’ll also be able to learn about how amazing these gentle giants are.

Apart of Elephant Sanctuary visit you will visit "Death Railway" and "The War Museum", memories of World War 2. Visit at Karan Long Neck Village is also an interesting experience where you will see this small tribe in colorful costumes making handicrafts during the day when their go to jungle.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: ปางช้างเผือกกาญจนบุรี Changpruk Elephant Camp, 889 หมู่ที่8 Ban Kao, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Chang Wat Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand

Get ready at your hotel lobby at sharp 7.30 am to explore best of the Jungle with an English speaking tour guide in the air-conditioned vehicle. Accept greetings from your guide board the vehicle and start an unforgettable day.

You will visit Karen Longneck -village where you will see when the men go with Elephants to feed them in Jungle and to take care for them; what the ladies will be doing in their huts. Buy some beautiful handicraft, selfies with them and get ready the real fun; to see the biggest animal of jungle. These Elephants are domestic animals and they are living with local villagers for last 700 years. They are no wild animals, they love stay with humans. Local authorities tried several times to send them back to wild life but they are so much affectionate with villages and humans, so always come back.

Your next activity will be Bamboo Rafting around the river. You will raft on bambooo boat and have a choice to swim in the river.

After the visit at Long Neck Village, watching to Elephants, Bambo rafting and swimming in the river, you will be dropped of back to the Bangkok.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: JEATH War Museum, Wat Chai Chumphon Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

You will have a short trip at "The Jeath War Museum", here you will see a lot of collections and stories related to World War 2. It is located on the bank of Kwai River nearby the Bridge on the River Kwai. Inside the building is also an Art Gallery on 2nd and 3rd floor. The paintings on the second floor relate ancient battles between the Thais and Burmese, while third-floor murals tell Thai history and provide portraits of prime ministers and other important political figures. This private museum also features Khmer-style woodcarvings, a pair of elaborate Burmese Buddhas, and excellent paintings of Chinese deities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tham Kra Sae Bridge, 71150 Thailand

Tham Krasae is a famous viewpoint and well-known as it is considered the most beautiful and most dangerous viewpoint of the Bangkok - Namtok railway line, also known as "the Death Railway”. You can walk out of the cave and take pictures on the railway. If you look down on the railway, you will see Kwai Noi River flowing below where you must be very careful. Every day, a lot of Thai and foreign tourists come to visit the Death Railway near Tham Krasae.

There is small shopping street, local restaurants where you can buy nice souvenirs and lunch with local delicious sovours.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, 284/66 Sangchuto Rd, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

The Don Rak War Cemetery is one of the most emotive place in Kanchnaburi. Around 8982 POW (prisoner of war) graves are laid out in straight lines amidst the neatly manicured lawns and gardens. During world war 2, Japanese army occupied many parts of South East Asia and they planned to build a railway track between Myanmar and Thailand to support their logistics and almost 10,000 prisoners life costed this railway track.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bridge Over the River Kwai, Tha Makham, Kanchanaburi 71000 Thailand

One of important historical landmarks and memorials in Thailand, a symbol of the province and is a recommended place in Kanchanaburi travel guide. The history of the bridge is well known, as it was part of the railway lines in World War II and had seen its share of conflict and bloodshed. After World War II, the damaged bridge was renovated by the Thai government in 1946.

Duration: 20 minutes

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel Pick up @ 7:30 am from BKK hotel.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Bamboo Rafting (30 minutes)
  • Karen Long Neck Village Tour
  • Entrance Tickets for The Jeath Museum.
  • Elephant Watching
  • Entry/Admission - ปางช้างเผือกกาญจนบุรี Changpruk Elephant Camp
  • Entry/Admission - JEATH War Museum

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Shopping & Personal Expense.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Recommended outdoor wear with trekking or water shoes.
  • Bring hats, sunblock, insect repellent.
  • Extra pair of cloths and Towel to use after the swimming in the river.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Hotel pick up will be @ 7:30 am from your hotel lobby.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your pick up point is @ 7:30 am from your Hotel Lobby at Bangkok. Please provide hotel details while confirming the tour. Please bring extra cloths and towel to use after the swimming in river.

Departure Time

7:30 AM

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9 hours

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