Kanchanaburi Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Kanchanaburi

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Kanchanaburi. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Kanchanaburi as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Kanchanaburi.

2 Days in Kanchanaburi - Perfect Weekend Guide

Kanchanaburi is a small town located in western Thailand. Known for the infamous Death Railway, this town sits at the confluence of the rivers Kwai Noi and Kwai Yai. The city’s history and nature have attracted many visitors who come here to pay respects to the prisoners of war who died as a result of forced labor.

With 2 days & 1 night in Kanchanaburi, here is how you can make the most of your time.

How to spend 2 days in Kanchanaburi?

Day 1 In Kanchanaburi

Start your 48 hours in Kanchanaburi by first visiting the World War II cemetery. Also called the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, this cemetery houses prisoner of war (POW) victims of the of Japanese imprisonment. With 6,982 POWs buried here, this is one of the largest cemeteries in the country. Next, walk along the Kwai River before making way to the Death Railway. Alternatively known as the Burma Railway, the Burma–Siam Railway, and the Thailand–Burma Railway, this site is an infamous and iconic railroad bridge over the Mae Klong River. The bridge’s horrific history is characterized by the death of more than 2,00,000 Southeast Asian civilian laborers and about 61000 POWs who were subjected to forced labor. After a quick lunch at Kitti Raft, head to the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum. This museum, through its many exhibits, recounts the gruesome past of how the Japanese army forced Allied prisoners in labor. On the way back, visit the Sai Yok Noi Waterfall. A great place to relax after a day’s sightseeing, these waterfalls are absolutely beautiful. Here, you can swim in its pools, or relax on the shore. Just before sunset, head back to the city.

Day 2 In Kanchanaburi

On the day 2, visit the Elephant’sWorld. Located about 40 kilometers northwest of Kanchanaburi, this elephant protection camp offers visitors one-on-one experiences with the mighty animals. Here you can feed the elephants, bathe them, and even play soccer with them. After lunch, be back in the city. In the afternoon, visit the Wat Tham Mangkornthong. This Buddhist temple is best known for its cave shrine and floating nun show. Before calling it a day, stop at the Wat Tham Khao Pun. A Buddhist temple, this temple is located inside a cave and features nine rooms, each with a statue of Buddha.

Tours and Activities in Kanchanaburi for 2 Days

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Best Hotels in Kanchanaburi for 2 Day Trip

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