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MS Volendam Two Day Kanchanaburi - Bangkok Tour with Bangkok Day Tours 2012

MS Volendam will dock at Laem Chabang for two days during her South East Asia cruise in 2012. Bangkok Day Tours have organised a special tour covering the tigers and elephants in Kanchanaburi together with the temples and palaces in Bangkok.

PRLog - Sep. 14, 2009 - BangkokDayTours.com have created a program to maximise your time during your stopover in Bangkok. This tour incorporates a glimpse into the provincial lifestyle of Thai people in the western province of Kanchanaburi, together with a view of the magnificent temples and palaces in Bangkok city.  


Laem Chabang Port to Kanchanaburi is four hours drive. The Tiger Temple, Bridge over the River Kwai, Riding & Bathing Elephants are highlights of the first day. The next day, in Bangkok, we'll go to the splendid Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo, have lunch riverside & then back to the ship.

Tour Programme:
Day 1
09:00  Pick up dockside Laem Chabang Port
We'll be waiting for you when you get off the ship. Your guide will have a sign with your name on it. The sooner you get off the sooner we can leave.  
13:30  Lunch in a Kanchanaburi Provincial Restaurant
Lunch will be served in a local Thai restaurant before heading up to the Tiger Temple.  
14:15  Arrive at Tiger Temple
We'll have you at the Tiger Temple as early as we can so you can enjoy the experience to the maximum.  
16:00  Ride & Bathe Elephants
When you ride the elephant be sure to fasten your seat belt because it's a long way down. You'll get the change to be the mahout when he gets off and invites you to slide down on the elephant's neck. Now you can bathe the elephant in the River Kwai.  
18:00  Check-in to Local Resort
Late afternoon you will arrive at the resort where you'll stay overnight.  
18:30  Bridge over River Kwai
Before dinner we'll go to see the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai. You can take a walk across the bridge, but be careful because there are no safety rails. Great photo ops here.  
19:00  Dinner at Riverside Restaurant
Relax and enjoy the variety of Thai cuisine alongside the clear waters of the River Kwai.

Day 2
07:00  Depart for Bangkok
You'll need to check-out early and then meet us in the lobby at 7:00am. Today is a full day with lots to see so please don't be late.  
09:30  Grand Palace Wat Phra Kaeo
The Grand Palace incorporates Wat Phra Kaeo or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha which is Thailand's most revered temple. Please dress accordingly.  
11:45  Lunch in Thai Restaurant
Lunch will be in a Thai restaurant beside the Chao Phraya River  
13:00  Depart for Laem Chabang
You can relax in air conditioned comfort while the driver returns you to your ship at Laem Chabang.
15:00  Arrive back at your ship
You can expect to be back on board by 3:00pm depending on the traffic. If you need to be back earlier the itinerary can be arranged to suit.

Important Information
A strict dress code applies at The Grand Palace. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. No tank tops or singlets. Women must be similarly modestly dressed. No see-through clothes or bare shoulders. No shorts or tights. Proper shoes must be worn. No flip flops.

At the Tiger Temple women must cover their shoulders and knees. Tank tops, short skirts, shorts, shawls and scarves are not permitted. Tights cannot be worn as an outer garment. Bright colours such as red, orange, and pink are not allowed.

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Bangkok Day Tours is a travel business based in Bangkok, which specialises in day trips around Bangkok and sightseeing tours in Thailand, in particular 2-3 day tours to the neighbouring provinces of Bangkok.
The English-speaking management of Bangkok Day Tours has a wide experience in dealing with all aspects of tourism in Thailand.

> Bangkok Day Tours - Your best choice in 2011 for sightseeing in Bangkok!

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Last Updated:Jul 23, 2011
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