Visit original Mon Village to witness the way of living of Mon people. Mon is an ethnic minority whose origin is in Myanmar, Here they live peacefully and their tradition has been continually practiced. Mon temple is reserved for religious or spiritual activIty was like a breath of fresh air to see how this village is run. The villagers all help each other and everything is built and made from local materials, mostly bamboo. The village school which we visited and noticed children keenly attentive in their open air classroom. The atmosphere was relaxed with bowls of food on the desks and included a sleeping black cat! We also met an elephant taking a stroll with presumably tourists aboard. The temple structure is grand and unique.
The village and temple are situated at our sister hotel in Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Rafts – floating hotel. You will be transferred by a long tailed boat to this floating hotel for the visit. The village and temple are on the shore. You will need to do an easy short walk.
Brand new large swimming pool by Palm garden at River Kwai Resotel Resort – our sister resort nearby.
If you want to experience something more local, bamboo rafting could be your perfect choice. Our raft is made by Mon people with local materials. Rafting was a way local people living along the river use to. When you take the bamboo rafting, we designate a person to steer the raft for you. You can just sit back and enjoy the wonderful nature. The rafting takes approximately 45 mins.
Taking a relaxing walk in our tropical orchards at the back of our resort is recommended. We grow a variety of tropical fruits such as mango, rose apple, sweet banana, durian, jackfruit, pomelo, lime, rambutan, papaya, longan, dragon fruit and others. There are also a tropical palm garden nearby.
Localted on a hill Tha Muang District, Kanchanaburi Province.
• The largest Buddha statue in Kanchanaburi.
• Have a beautiful tall pagoda.
• From the hill, you can see the view of the lake and the Vachiralongkorn dam all around.
• There is an elevator up-down to the hill.
Monday-Friday 08.00 hrs. – 16.30 hrs.
Saturday-Sunday 08.30 hrs. – 16.30 hrs.
– Free entrance
– From HINTOK RIVER CAMP is approximately 1.34 hours (106 km).
– From RESOTEL is approximately 1.34 hours (99.6 km)
This is a part of the Death Railway constructed during the Second World War using POW labor to cut through the mountain. Along a 4-kilometer walking trail made by the Allied prisoners, today visitors can envision the difficulties faced in constructing the Death Railway using simple tools. Take a closer look at this historical Hellfire Pass, walk along remaining railroad tracks and even walk into the cutting!
Mon dance is a rare performance that you would witness only in this area of Thailand. The show performers at River Kwai RESOTEL come from our sister hotel in Kanchanaburi, River Kwai Jungle Rafts, as the dance is taught there. The reason why Cultural Mon Dance Show at River Kwai Jungle Rafts Hotel is authentic and original passing through generations. The dancers are also our Mon Villagers. They are guided by a master who lived in Myanmar back in the age that Mon dance performance can be seen in many places in Myanmar. Now it is rare-to-see. Our Mon dance is an authentic live orchestra with traditional brass music instrument and Mon villagers are the performers.
Enjoy of authentic show from Mon every night after dinner. It is a dazzling show that once must witness in a lifetime.
anoe is also one of our guest’s most favourite adventures on River Kwai. You will be paddling downstream and enjoy lush tropical forest on both sides. If you want to challenge yourself, you may try paddling upstream against the current! It gives you a good exercise and loads of fun. Our boats feature a flat bottom making it more stable. Therefore, it is very safe and worry-free for kids.
Route: Depart from River Kwai Jungle Rafts (our sister resort) paddling downstream to River Kwai RESOTEL resort. The journey takes around 40 mins depending on your speed.
PALM GARDEN at River Kwai Resotel Resort – our sister resort nearby.
Owing to the abundance of the forest and also next to national park reserve, there are numerous birds such as Hornbills, Kingfishers and egrets etc.
Location:Sing Sub-district, Sai Yok District,
Prasat Mueang Sing is a religious place located in the middle of the city. Was built according to Cambodia and Mahayana Buddhism with a total area of approximately 197.6 acres. Believed to be built in the 16th – 18th century. For tourists interested in art history and architecture in the past this place can attract a lot of attention.
– This is a place to study in history.
– Close to the nature.
– Monday-Friday 08.00 hrs. – 16.30 hrs.
– Saturday-Sunday 08.30 hrs. – 16.30 hrs.
* Entrance fee 20 baht / person
* Car 50 baht / car
– From HINTOK RIVER CAMP is 54 minutes (61.5 km)
– From RESOTEL is approximately 53 minutes (55.6km)