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Travel in style through the jungles, rice fields and cities of south-east Asia, from Bangkok to Singapore, or vice versa, aboard the luxury Eastern & Oriental Express. The train offers refined elegance with fine dining, a piano bar and observation car. En route, the train will stop for guided tours at the notorious Bridge over the River Kwai and the Malaysian town of Kuala Kangsar.
(N)Days 2-3: Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to the Lebua at State Tower hotel for a 2-night stay. Day 3 is at leisure. (N)Day 4: Board the Eastern & Oriental Express
Day at leisure. Early evening transfer to the train station and board the sumptuous Eastern & Oriental Express for the 3-night ‘Classic Journey’ to Singapore (State Cabin). (B, D)Day 5: River Kwai
Morning cruise on the Kwai river accompanied by a local historian, followed by a visit to a poignant war museum and the war cemetery. Return to the train for lunch and an afternoon at leisure. Dinner is served while travelling through the southern Thai countryside. (B, L, D)Day 6: Kuala Kangsar
Morning travelling through northern Malaysia followed by a tour of Kuala Kangsar. Disembark for a tour of the grand Ubudiah mosque, the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery. The rest of the day is spent travelling down the Malay peninsula. Relax in the observation car and enjoy dinner and cocktails. (B, L, D)Day 7: Singapore
After breakfast on board, travel across the Straits of Johor into Singapore. Stay at the Fullerton Hotel for 2 nights (upgrades available to the Raffles Hotel). (B)Day 8: Singapore
Day at leisure in Singapore, an easy city to navigate with much to explore including Chinatown, Little India and the redeveloped quay areas. (B)Days 9-10: Fly home
Transfer to the airport and fly home, arriving the next day. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Alternative journeys:
‘The Classic Journey’ itinerary, as detailed above, also runs in reverse from Singapore to Bangkok as a 2-night trip.Luxury tour:
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation in each destination throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard room / cabin category.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
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Low season from £4695 per person
High season from £4995 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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