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Family River Kwai and Jungle Adventure FOT

Visiting: Thailand
Tour Duration 14 Days

Family Adventure In Thailand

This trip is packed full of activities and experiences to give you an insight into traditional Thai life. We stay in raft houses on the famous River Kwai, walk through dense rainforest and experience the warm hospitality of local school children. We try a little bit of everything, from cookery to cycling and cities to beaches.

Tour Highlights

  • Bangkok - Take part in a Muay Thai training session and absorb local life on a long-tail boat journey through Bangkok's canal network
  • River Kwai - Stay in a raft house; explore on a bamboo raft and visit the infamous bridge
  • Khao Sok National Park - Kayak through one of the oldest jungles in Southeast Asia
  • Kapong - Join in with lessons and games at a school
  • Koh Samui - Relax among the island's coconut plantations and perfect palm-fringed beaches


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  • 1
    Join tour Bangkok; optional city tour by tuk tuk

  • 2
    Thai boxing session and tour of the city by long tail boat

  • 3
    Optional cookery course; Afternoon boat trip along Kwai Noi River

  • 4
    Bamboo rafting; Afternoon cycle to limestone caves

  • 5
    Visit an elephant sanctuary, the Bridge over the River Kwai and an overnight train to Punpin

  • 6
    Arrive Punpin and drive to Khao Sok National Park; Afternoon elephant ride

  • 7
    In Khao Sok National Park; jungle canoe adventure and free time

  • 8
    Drive to Kapong and meet and play with the children from the Yaowawit School

  • 9
    Visit a local town and re-join the Yaowawit students to play football or theatrical activities

  • 10
    Ferry to Koh Samui and transfer to beach accommodation

  • 11
    Boat trip to Ang Thong National Marine Park

  • 12
    Koh Samui and train back to Bangkok

  • 13
    In Bangkok with optional visit to interactive museums, Golden Mount or Ocean World

  • 14
    Tour ends Bangkok

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Family River Kwai and Jungle Adventure
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Why Book this tour
This tour is designed for families who want an active and relaxing holiday all combined into one adventure. The active elements are varied and sometimes unusual - how about bamboo rafting, jungle walks, a Thai boxing lesson and walking an elephant down to the river for its daily bath !. The holiday also provides cultural highlights such as visiting the Bridge over the River Kwai as well as opportunities to meet the locals with time in a school and visiting local markets - a diverse adventure that covers the country.
Included meals 13 6 5
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 8 years
Train, Boat, Minibus, Bicycle, Ferry, Tuk Tuk
3 nights Comfortable Hotel
2 nights Simple Raft House
2 nights Basic Overnight Train
2 nights Standard Lodge
2 nights Simple Guesthouse
2 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 14 - 20