Eastern & Oriental LuxuryTrain

Description

The golden age of travel lives on today aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train and on this wonderful three day journey from Singapore to Thailand you will have time to fully appreciate it. Winding through some of the world's most beautiful and exotic landscapes, the train journey begins in Singapore and takes you the length of Malaysia before arriving in Bangkok, the exciting capital of Thailand. Mountains, forests, fascinating towns and golden temples create a rich tapestry of life along the way. This sister train to Europe’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express offers an equally exciting on-board experience. You will enjoy gourmet dining, cocktails in the open-air observation car and special local entertainment as your adventure unfolds.

Day 1
Singapore

Please make your way for check-in at Raffles Hotel from 1300hrs (check-in closes @ 1430hrs, alternative venues will be provided when Raffles is closed for renovations in 2018) Guests will then Transfer to Woodlands station for the Eastern & Oriental departure at 16:00 Having been welcomed onboard the gleaming carriages, settle into your cabin. Enjoy the passing scenery as the train crosses to Malaysia via the causeway of the Straits of Johor. Lunch is served in one of the opulent dining cars. Dress for dinner and then spend a relaxing evening in the Bar Car in the company of our resident pianist. During the evening, the E&O pauses at Kuala Lumpur’s magnificent Moorish-style station where you may disembark for a stroll. Retire to your cabin which has been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Day 2
Malaysia to Thailand

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast as the train travels through the rainforest of Malaysia before alighting at Kuala Sangsar for a guided tour of this fascinating royal town. Lunch will be taken on the train As the train crosses into Thailand spend the afternoon watching the changing scenery from the open deck of the Observation Car or relax in the comfort of the Saloon Car. Dinner is served in the sumptuous dining car.

Day 3
Arrive Bangkok

After breakfast E&O arrives at the River Kwai Bridge station where the train stops to allow you to disembark. Guides escort you on the short walk down to the jetty to board a local craft for a cruise along the lush greenery of the picturesque Kwai Yai river, passing under the Bridge. On board, a local historian provides a brief overview of the history of the Thailand-Burma railway and the bridge. At the E&O landing point board a motor coach for a brief trip past the North Temple and Chinese Cemetery to the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre. As you explore the informative museum, the historian is available to answer questions. There is time to visit the Don Rak War Cemetery adjacent to the museum if you wish. Alternative Cycling or Culinary tours are also possible, please find out details when you check in on Day One of your journey. Rejoin the coach for the transfer to Kanchanaburi railway station from where your E&O journey continues with lunch. Arrive into Bangkok in the late afternoon.

Tour details 3 days

Pullman Cabin fr £1992pp
State Cabin fr £2874pp
Presidential Cabin fr £4488pp

Tour Highlights

  • Singapore
  • Penang Island
  • Bangkok

Included:

  • Accommodation on a Full board basis
  • All sightseeing as specified
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tea, Coffee and Mineral Water

Not included:

  • International flights & visas
  • Hotel transfers in Singapore and Bangkok

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