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Singapore - Bangkok New Year Celebration

Your Journey

For those seeking unique New Years' Eve ideas, a rail journey through Southeast Asia is hard to beat. This New Year's Eve, Bangkok will be the spectacular final destination.

Includes

Three-nights’ accommodation aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train

Dedicated 24-hour steward service

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 and afternoon tea

New Year’s Eve Dinner with live music and fireworks

Guided tour of colonial Georgetown

House wine, house spirits and local beer will be included throughout your journey. Premium drinks and drinks ordered to your cabin will be an additional charge.

Itinerary

01

Singapore

Depart from Singapore and settle into your private cabin as the train rolls through the southern Malaysian countryside.

Afternoon tea is served on board, then spend time relaxing or exploring the train.

Savour an aperitif accompanied by live piano music in the Bar Car before your first dinner on board.

02

Kuala Lumpur

Enjoy breakfast in your cabin before arriving at the impressive Kuala Lumpur railway station. Explore Malaysia’s lively capital with a choice of tour.

‘A Cultural Tapestry’ unlocks the eclectic history of Kuala Lumpur. Visit Independence Square, Jamek Mosque, and the Chinese temple of Sin Sze Si Ya. Alternatively, enjoy a cycle tour in the heart of the capital. Pedal to the city's oldest settlement, Kampong Bharu, a century-old, rustic Malay village in view of the iconic Petronas Towers. Admire the traditional timber houses and mosques, sample delicious street food. Continue to Chow Kit Market, one of the city’s oldest and busiest wet markets. Learn about spices and herbs used in Malay cooking and visit the ancient Sikh temple nearby.

Return to the train for lunch and an afternoon at leisure. As evening descends, a sumptuous dinner is served as your journey continues to Penang Island.

03

Penang

Breakfast is served in your cabin before the day’s adventures begin. Alight from the train and transfer to Butterworth for your choice of tour.

‘Georgetown Living Heritage Hunt’ tracks down some of the vibrant city’s lesser known crafts. ‘Georgetown’s Colonial Legacy’ explores the history and grandeur of 19th-century Penang. ‘Taste of Penang’ unearths the region’s rich culinary heritage.

Rejoin the train and find an array of local entertainment. Have your fortune told by an astrologer, sit in on a fascinating perfume presentation, and be enraptured by the gentle melody of a Thai musician.

This evening begins with a traditional Thai dance followed by a celebratory dinner. Countdown to the New Year with a DJ and sensational fireworks.

04

Bangkok

Start the first day of the New Year with a relaxing morning on board as the train travels to Bangkok.

Our Best Available rate is subject to availability at time of booking, it is not applicable for parties of 12 or more. Please contact tcgroupsuk@belmond.com for group pricing.

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