::Karen Jungle Trek 2d/1n::

tour description

Our 2 days / 1 night Karen Jungle Trekking Tour is designed for experienced trekkers only. You will have the chance to discover the beauty of the jungle by foot and 4-wheel drive. If you decide to join our program, please realize that you will walk approx. 6 to 7 hours within these two days. But if you join, you will have the unique feeling of being part of the nature and its Karen hill tribe culture. We will pick you up from your accommodation in Bangkok and head up to the legendary Hellfire Pass and the Hellfire Pass Museum. Afterwards you will have the chance to swim and relax in a Hot Spa before we start the journey deep into the jungle and go trekking. You will stay in Nong Bang Village; aKaren village where you will spend the night and learn form their culture. You will learn how to prepare your meal and they will show you their traditional Karen dance. When it is time for sleep, you will stay in a bamboo hut without electricity.

After having breakfast you will start trekking to the elephant camp where you will have lunch; an open fire Chicken BBQ with sticky rice. Enjoy the beautiful scenery on thebackside of an elephant before you will do a bamboo rafton a smaller stream. (Please note that the water depth and speed depends on the season.) Continue to Nam Tok Train Station and take the legendary Death Railway which brings you to Takilen Train Station. From there we will bring you by car the famous River Kwai Bridge before we bring you back to your accommodation.
trekking through dense jungle
Jungle Hut
Bamboo rafting

itinerary
Day one: (07:00 - 21:00)
07:00 Pick up from your Hotel/Guesthouse in Kanchanaburi/Bangkok.
(if you start from Bangkok, we will pick you up at 06:00)
10:00 Visit the Hellfire Pass and learn about the history of WW2.
11:30 Enjoy the hot spring to relax your body and bathe in the hot mineral water.
12:30 Enjoy local Thai cuisine for lunch (L)
13:30 Arrive at Nong Bang Village where you will change your ride to a local 4x4 wheel drive which brings you deep into the jungle (about ½ hour).
14:00 Start trekking for the next 4 to 5 hours through the jungle and enjoy listening to the sounds of nature.
  Improve your Thai cooking skills and learn how to prepare your meal in the jungle.
  Watch the traditional Karen Dance and listen to their music. You are welcome to join them.
  Watch the traditional Karen Dance and listen to their music. You are welcome to join the presentation.
  Time to sleep - spend the night in a bamboo hut there without electricity.

Hot Spa
trekking through the jungle
Learn how to cook Thai food
traditional Karen music and dance

Day two: (07:30 - 19:30)
07:30 Enjoy your breakfast (B) inside the Karen village.
08:30 Walk back to the elephant camp through the jungle for the next 2 to 2½ hours.
  On the way have a break to enjoy your lunch (L); an open fire Chicken BBQ with sticky rice and seasonable fruits.
12:30 Start elephant riding through dense jungle for about 1½ to 2 hours. The elephants will bring you to a smaller stream inside the jungle.
14:30 Have fun  with bamboo rafting for about ½ hour.(Please note that the water depth and speed depends on the season.)
15:15 Board the train along the wooden viaduct following the famous Death Railway.
17:00 Visit the famous Bridge on the River Kwai before returning to your accommodation in Kanchanaburi or Bangkok.
Meals: B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner
Chicken BBQ and sticky rice
Elephant riding through the jungle
Bridge Over The River Kwai

inclusions
  • meals & admission fees for destinations mentioned in the program
  • transportation with A/C van, train & 4-wheel-drive
  • 1 night accommodation as mentioned in the program
  • English speaking guide
  • all activities mentioned above incl. elephant riding & bamboo raft
  • drinking water, coffee and tea
  • insurance 200,000 THB per person is supplied (for internet bookings only)

exclusions
 not included in the price:
  • alcoholic drinks & soft drinks
  • other services not mentioned in the program

Our Price
depart from 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax up
Kanchanaburi 6,900 THB 5,400 THB 4,700 THB
Bangkok 7,500 THB 6,500 THB 5,200 THB
price per person in Thai Baht (THB) incl. tax

departure date
 daily departure
code Times 251E
duration 2 days / 1 night
activities trekking, Hellfire Pass, Hot Spa, elephant riding, bamboo rafting, train on the Death Railway, Bridge On The River Kwai
departure Kanchanaburi / Bangkok

remarks
Clients are advised to wear reliable walking shoes and lose clothes suitable for the humid weather. Apply sun protection cream or lotion and wear hats for those who are sensitive to sunlight. Cameras and videos are a great way to help you record your adventure experiences.
 


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