Tailor-made Tour 4 days from £1870 per person

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  Places Visited: Bangkok, River Kwai Bridge, Georgetown, Singapore

A luxurious introduction to Southeast Asia by rail on the Belmond's Eastern & Oriental Luxury Train. Travel through Bangkok, past the legendary River Kwai and onwards to Malaysia and Singapore. Enjoy the sights of colonial Georgetown, Penang including Fort Cornwallis, Cruise along the River Kwai and watch the sunset over beautiful rural villages from your window.

Each cabin is centrally air-conditioned and offers beautifully appointed accommodation with comfortable beds, ample storage space, private ensuite facilities, a large picture windows. 

Services include:

  • Dedicated 24-hour steward service
  • House beverages included
  • Daily four-course dinner: Seasonal table d’hôte menu, including coffee, tea and petits fours
  • Daily continental breakfast served in your cabin
  • Daily three-course lunch
  • Afternoon tea, including sandwiches, cakes and pastries
  • Local excursions

Holiday Types

Holidays by Train

 

Suggested itinerary

Day 1
Bangkok

Depart Bangkok and settle into your private cabin on the Belmond's Orient Express as the scenery changes from city to countryside. Dinner is served in one of the luxurious dining cars. Retire to your cabin, which has been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Day 2
River Kwai Bridge

After breakfast, the train arrives at the River Kwai Bridge Station. Alight here for a cruise along the picturesque Kwai Yai River, while a local historian provides a brief history of the Thailand-Burma railway and the bridge. Take a coach to the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, with time to visit the Don Rak War Cemetery. Rejoin the coach and head back to Kanchanaburi Railway Station, where your journey continues. Reflect on the day's sights over dinner and relax with a drink in the Bar Car before retiring for the night.

Day 3
Georgetown

At the mainland station, disembark for the crossing to Georgetown, Penang. Enjoy a guided tour of the quaint old colonial town, with its pre-World War II mosques, temples, churches, bazaars and shophouses. Early evening transfer back to the train and spend the watch the changing scenery from the open deck of the Observation Car or relax in the cocktail lounge. Dinner is served on board.

Day 4
Singapore

After breakfast, arrive into Woodland Railway Station, Singapore and disembark for your onward journey.

Tailor-made Tour 4 days from £1870 per person


What's included


✓   3 nights accommodation
✓   English-speaking guides
✓   Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

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