AustCham is pleased to invite members to attend the ANZAC Day remembrance service at Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi. Prior to the remembrance service, we will visit the AustCham community service beneficiary, Wat Phu Takian Kindergarten. More details about accommodation and transport options can be located and booked via our website.
The ANZAC Day trip is always well attended and members interested in participating are encouraged to book as soon as possible as space is limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
Please contact Khun Chanakarn Lim for more details, firstname.lastname@example.org
ANZAC Day Program
Thursday 24 April 2014
(timings subject to minor change and will be confirmed with participants)
AustCham bus departs from the area in front of Thai CC Tower (AustCham Office) to Wat Phu Takian School.
REMARKS: Participants are asked to arrive promptly so as to
avoid delaying departure of the whole group.
Arrive at Floating Restaurant (Lunch with own cost)
Depart to Wat Phu Takian School for meeting the teachers and children, providing gifts, and presenting a cheque donation to school.
Clown Eckie Performance Start
Depart to River Kwai Village Hotel - check into rooms then relax for afternoon
REMARKS: Swimming pool and bar available at hotel. If there
is interest, there may be a opportunity to visit the Hellfire Pass
Memorial Museum in the afternoon.
Dinner at own arrangements and cost (there will be tables reserved for AustCham at the hotel)
Friday 25 April 2014
AustCham bus departs hotel for the Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass
Walk from bus park down into Hellfire Pass
REMARKS: The AustCham bus will park with the many other
buses adjacent to the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum.
Dawn Service commences
REMARKS: Long-sleeve shirt with tie is expected of officials,
however many other attendees dispense with the tie and even the
long-sleeved shirt. If entitled to them, medals should be worn.
Gunfire Breakfast (coffee and optional rum) adjacent to the Hellfire
Pass Memorial Museum
REMARKS: There is limited time to inspect the museum. Shoes
must be removed before entry.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and to pack for departure
REMARKS: There is limited time to have breakfast (don’t forget
the breakfast voucher), shower, dress, pack and check out before
loading baggage onto the AustCham bus.
AustCham bus departs for War Cemetery in Kanchaburi
REMARKS: Men are expected to wear a long sleeve shirt and
tie. If entitled to them, medals should be worn.
Memorial Wreath Laying Service commences
REMARKS: Programs and form of service will be issued. Cold water is available.
Refreshment under shady trees
REMARKS: Provided by Australian and New Zealand Embassies.
AustCham bus departs for lunch venue
Lunch at Keeree Tara restaurant beside the river
(Lunch must be pre-booked with AustCham)
REMARKS: BYO and purchased alcoholic drinks at individual expense.
AustCham bus departs for Bangkok
Anticipated arrival back in Bangkok, AustCham office, Thai CC Tower