Check out from the hotel this morning, You will depart for a 2-hour drive to the 100-year-old Damnoen Saduak Floating Market located 100 km (62 mi) from Bangkok, one of Thailand’s most famous attractions. Day-in and day-out from about 8 am to about 11 am, the Floating Market is routinely crowded with hundreds of vendors and purchasers floating in their small rowing boats selling and buying or exchanging their goods. You will have a chance to take a ride on a long tail boat to get the real sense of a floating village. After the long tail boat cruise around the village, you will stop at a transit point where you can choose to further explore the floating market by a 4-seat boat (at your own expense) or stroll around by the river's banks.
Your second stop is Kanchanaburi. On arrival, you will visit the world-famous bridge over the River Kwai. The bridge was part of the Death Railway and was destroyed in Allied bombing raids towards the end of World War II but later rebuilt by the Japanese as war reparations. After experience a scenic train ride on the historic Death Railway that memorializes the hard work of the POWs during the WWII, you will enjoy your lunch at a riverside restaurant.
You will continue to visit the JEATH War Museum. It is dedicated to the Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and Asian laborers who suffered and died during the construction period of River Kwai Bridge. And then to Don Rak War Cemetery to learn more about the history of the 6,982 Allied POWs who perished during the construction. Finally, check-in at your hotel in Kanchanaburi.