The Road to Three Pagodas Pass (4 days) 4 Days / 3 Nights
Trip Over View
Three Pagodas Pass is a pass on the Bilauktaung Mountains on the border between Thailand and Burma. This pass links the town of Sangkhlaburi in the north of Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand to the town of Payathonsu in Burma but Three Pagodas Pass is available to foreigners only from the Thai side. As its name indicates, there are three small pagodas located here to be the sign of the end area of the country and for centuries, this Three Pagodas Pass was on the main land route between India and South East Asia. Three Pagodas Pass is just small wrapped in red, saffron and white cloth and actually looks quite average and encircled by a market mostly selling cigarettes and souvenirs. Three Pagodas Pass locally is called "Darn Chedi Sam Ong" and the pass derives its named from those three small stupas or chedis that may have been built as a symbol of peace, at the end of Ayutthaya period. The nearest major town from Thailand is Kanchanaburi and from Kanchanaburi to Sangkhlaburi there are frequent bus services (4-5 hours). People actually come here for the market in this area and to visit to Burma for a day trip. This location is on the end of western Thailand, Sangklaburi, Kanchanaburi.
This 4 days itinerary below perfectly sums up your visit to the Three Pagodas Pass.
Day 1: Kanchanaburi – Sangkhla Buri.
Day 2: Sangkhla Buri – Si Sawat.
Day 3: Si Sawat – Kanchanaburi.
Day 4: Kanchanaburi – Bangkok.
Day 1: Kanchanaburi – Sangkhla Buri
Head off in the morning from Bangkok and transport via van to Kanchanaburi, arriving prior to lunch – the bikes will be waiting here. The day’s schedule will trip up to the picturesque mountains of Sangkhla Buri and the Three Pagodas Border Pass. Traveling surroundings are excellent all along the way. At the end of the day, arrive to the hotel in Sangkhla Buri and take pleasure in the beautiful sight and relish the local food.
Day 2: Sangkhla Buri – Si Sawat
After breakfast, head out for one more amazing day of traveling with stops at attractions alongside the way. The roads are pleasant, wide and twisting. The clean air, the ride and the picturesque views are just an incredible reminder of what absolute liberty of riding is all about. At the end of another thrilling day, turn up at Si Sawat for one more pleasurable and soothing evening. The accommodation for the evening is situated close to the well-known Srinakharin Dam.
Day 3: Si Sawat – Kanchanaburi
This is a simple riding day with outstanding views. The roads offer abundance of pleasant arch to twist through that are to every rider’s contentment. Have a few comforting halts before speeding into Kanchanaburi city for a rest and squander the evening on the bank of River Kwai.
Day 4: Kanchanaburi – Bangkok
After breakfast, visit the war cemetery museum and in a while take a short train ride on the remarkable Death Railway. On a floating restaurant by the River Kwai, simply take pleasure in lunch. At around 1.00 pm come back to Bangkok via van, having time to reflect on all the good riding and attractive surroundings. Estimated time of arriving in Bangkok is 4.00 pm.
- 3 meals a day.
- English speaking licensed guide.
- Drinks, tip and expenses of personal nature.
- Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events.
- Travel Insurance.