Hellfire Pass & Tiger Exclusive program Two Day Tour (Code:2116)
If you'd like to visit Hellfire Pass and the Death Railway and also take part in the Breakfast with the Monks at the Tiger Temple, this is the perfect tour for you.
We'll stop at the Floating Market in Ratchaburi province on the way up to Kanchanaburi.
07:00 Pick-up from Hotel Please wait in the lobby of your hotel. We'll meet you there.
08:30 Floating Market Damnoen Saduak We'll stop on the way so you can take a boat ride through the floating market. This is probably Thailand's most photographed place and they have lots of tasty snacks which you can buy from the boats as you pass.
11:00 War Cemetery Kanchanaburi First stop in Kanchanaburi is at the War Cemetery where the local guide will join you.
11:30 Walk along Death Railway This is rated one of the best rail journeys in the world and you'll especially like the Wang Pho Viaduct which clings to the cliff face with the river far below.
12:00 Lunch in Thai Restaurant We'll stop for lunch in one of the local Thai restaurants.
13:00 Hellfire Pass & Konyu Cutting The museum is one of the best in the country and gives an insight into the construction of the 'Death Railway' connecting Thailand and Burma. You can also walk down into Konyu Cutting and see for yourself the work done by WWII Prisoners of War.More...
17:30 Check-in to your Hotel Time to check-in to your hotel for the night. Have a shower and relax before dinner.
19:00 Dinner at the Resort Relax and enjoy the variety of Thai cuisine in the Restaurant at the Resort.
06:30 Depart for Tiger Temple It's about half an hour's drive up to the Tiger Temple so that means an early start this morning.
07:15 Food offered to monks (Breakfast) Offering food is one of the oldest and most common rituals of Buddhism and monks still rely on receiving alms for most of their food (Their only possessions were their robe and begging bowl.) We provide you with the food you are going to give the monks.More...
08:00 Tiger Cubs - Training and in addition "Cub Feeding" While they are preparing the breakfast for the monks you'll be able to feed the tigers cubs. Getting them to respond to simple commands is a very rewarding experience.
08:30 Walk with the young Tigers plus Feeding the Tiger It's a short walk from the temple to the waterfall where the young tigers enjoy their morning frolic.
09:30 Wash & Shampoo Young Tigers plus Play with Young Tigers They love this part of the day and this is what makes the morning program so special.
10:00 Walk with the Adults Tiger to the Canyon In the afternoon program the tigers are chained to the ground as there are many people. In the morning they are not chained. They run free while you are in the safety cage. They love the pool here & this is as close as you'll ever get to adult tigers.
10:30 Photo opportunity with an Adult Tiger "Tiger Head on your lap" This gives you a chance-in-a-lifetime to have your picture taken together with the Tiger "Tiger Head on your lap" one of these magnificent animals.
11:30 Lunch at Thai Restaurant From the Tiger Temple we'll drive to a local Thai restaurant for lunch.
12:30 Depart for Bangkok All good things must come to an end, so it's time to head back to the city.
15:00 Arrive Back at Hotel You can expect to be back at your hotel in Bangkok around 3:00 pm depending on the traffic.
Important Information Konyu Cutting requires some effort & you need sensible shoes.
As the Tiger Temple is a Buddhist monastery, tank tops, short skirts, shorts, shawls, scarves are not permitted. Tights cannot be worn as an outer garment. Also, bright colours like red, orange & pink are not allowed as these colours excite the tigers.
Please note that this is a morning program and does not allow for a return to the Tiger Temple in the afternoon.
Children must be 15 & 120cms to fully participate in the morning program.