Rainforest Trekking West End Thailand 3D/2N - Kanchanaburi Thailand
Rainforest Trekking West End Thailand
Day 1: Walking a non-touristy stretch of the Death Railway, a beautiful drive up to a magnificent highland of Pilok west end Thailand.
Visit the memorial's museum featuring the history of the Great Pacific War and the Death Railway construction. Then 2.30 hours walking from the memorial along the original Death Railway to other dramatic places in relation to the railway construction. The uneven walking trail runs through the fertile forest with its charming limestone hills.
Stop at a local market. Shopping of fruits and snacks can be done. 45 minutes beautiful drive from here will then lead up to the highland of Pilok in the beautiful west end of Thailand. On route, enjoy a fascinating view at a scenic view point overlooking the mountainous area. Then set off an off-road journey (30 minutes) along the stony road into magnificent Pilok valley that provides a dramatic view of the former mining area.
Day 2: Jungle trekking, hidden beautiful waterfall.
Walking trip passing the former mining area with magnificently open mountain landscape. 6 kms walking trail (approx. 3 hours walk, single leg) in the splendid valley along the mountain edge will lead to a fascinating limestone waterfall in the open mountain landscape. Enjoy swimming and relaxing by the fall. Then return on foot back to the accommodation. Note: Generally, the routes are stony snaking up and down the forested mountain and open landscape with terrific views. Walking sticks may be considered for some walkers. Those who want to have an easy day can enjoy a beautiful drive on the mountain ridge into the most stunning waterfall and all over the area.
Day 3: Scenic drive, West End Thailand, Hindad Hot Spa, train ride, WWII related attractions.
Check out and set off a journey (30 minutes) out of the valley by 4x4 car. Visit the legendary former mining Pilok village, then the west end of Thailand. If the sky is clear, Andaman sea can be glimpsed from a far distance. Then continue by car down to Tong Papoom (1 hour drive). Catch a train from Nam Tok station. Experience one of the world's great rail journeys along the historical Death Railway that provides a beautiful view of the river stretch with limestone mountains as its stunning backdrop.