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(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
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Consistently rated as one of the best hotels in the world, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has a glamorous 135-year history, and previously the haunt of Noel Coward and Somerset Maugham. The hotel is set in landscaped gardens on the banks of the river, and offers sumptuous rooms and suites and a range of bars and restaurants. A smart dress code is in place during the evenings. Features: 374 rooms & suites, most with river view, 9 restaurants & bars, spa, 2 pools, library. Room amenities: Separate bath and walk-in shower, Wi-Fi, ipod docking station, working desk and armchairs, television, air conditioning, floor-to-ceiling windows Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is currently undertaking a comprehensive renovation of the Authors’ and Garden Wings, designed to significantly enhance the facilities and services of this award-winning hotel, and to restore the historic heart of the property to its original splendour. The renovation commenced in May 2015 during the hotel’s ...
The landmark Fullerton building, located on the Singapore river was completed in 1928 and was the largest building in Singapore. It served as the General Post Office, Singapore Town Club and the Chamber of Commerce before being developed into a unique luxury hotel incorporating original features. The classic Palladian exterior hides elegant modern rooms and facilities and a huge amount of dining and entertainment options including a roof garden.
The gleaming green and cream carriages of the Eastern and Oriental Express evoke the great age of luxury train travel. The train accommodates 132 passengers in 66 air-conditioned compartments, all en suite and furnished with beautiful fabrics, fine linens and soft towels. There are four categories of cabins: Pullman Single, Pullman, State and Presidential. Pullman cabins have upper and lower berths while State cabins offer two single beds. All Pullman Singles have one single bed. A friendly room service is available 24 hours a day. In the dining cars, waiters present gourmet Asian and European dishes and fine wines in gleaming crystal and silverware. The bar car with its resident pianist and variety of local entertainment provides an opportunity to meet fellow travellers. In the saloon car, the boutique sells a range of exclusive Collection Eastern & Oriental Express merchandise, and there is also a reading room with a varied library. The ...
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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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