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  • Written by Sujittra Thongbaipo



SpiceRoads Cycle Tours is excited to announce a new once-a-year tour “
ANZAC Ride to Remembrance” in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.


ANZAC Day is held in Thailand on 25 April every year. The day of remembrance honors fallen Australian and New Zealand Armed Forces POWs who served and lost their lives in Thailand. A dawn ceremony is held at Hellfire Pass, where many POWs succumbed during the construction of the Death Railway, followed by a ceremony at the POW cemetery in the city of Kanchanaburi.

The tour takes riders through the history and beautifully varied scenery of Kanchanaburi Province.

The Route

This moderate tour with a total of 118 kms within 3 days and one half day of cycling is a mixture of wide, hard-packed dirt trails, single track and smooth tarmac. The is manageable for the reasonably fit rider, however, the air-conditioned support van is always close at hand should.

Tour Highlights

  • Visiting the famed WWII sites such as Bridge Over The River
  • Kwai and the infamous Thai-Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway
  • Participating in the ANZAC ceremonies: the dawn ceremony at Hellfire Pass and the wreath laying ceremony at Don Rak War Cemetery
  • Visiting Lawa Cave to see stalactites and stalagmites in many unique
  • Formations
  • Cycling off the beaten trail through jungle, teak plantations and farming villages

2017 Departure: April 23

Tour Price

The 4 day/3 night tour costs US $750 with the a quality bike hire included, along with an addition of US$ 150 of single supplement. This price includes water bottle, insurance, support vehicle, accommodation, and meals but excludes international flights and visa fees.

About SpiceRoads

SpiceRoads is a specialist bicycle tour operator based in Bangkok offering a range of two ­wheel tours in 30 destinations worldwide. SpiceRoads tours cater for every level of cyclist and range from half day sightseeing excursions to 30 day multi­country odysseys.

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