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Singapore to Bangkok Luxury Train

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,919

An unforgettable journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the renowned Eastern and Oriental Express. Travel through the Malaysian and Thai countryside while enjoying the special on-board services.


Explore Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore on an unforgettable rail journey in the sumptuous comfort of the Eastern & Oriental Express. Operated by the same people who restored the world famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in Europe, the Eastern & Oriental Express is a deluxe train of unequalled luxury and comfort whose shining green carriages will carry you between Bangkok and Singapore.

Each air-conditioned compartment is an elegantly decorated day room and transforms in moments to a cozy bedroom at night. From the Dining Cars, Saloon Car, Bar Car and Observation Car, wherever you venture in this elegant and enchanting train, you will encounter the same extraordinary standards of comfort, decor and service.

It is a journey of 1,200 miles which connects some of the world's most remarkable cities and encompasses all the mystery, excitement and sheer staggering beauty of the East.


 

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,919

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Day 1

Depart Singapore

Upon your arrival at The Fullerton Hotel, you will be greeted by Eastern & Oriental Express staff to assist with your luggage and to complete check-in formalities. Boarding takes place at Woodlands Railway Station and transfers will be provided. Your Eastern & Oriental Express journey begins with a mid-afternoon departure from Singapore and a warm welcome by your steward. The train crosses into peninsular Malaysia via the causeway of the Straits of Johor and the journey proceeds northwards as you enjoy afternoon tea. Watch the passing scenery of vast oil-palm and rubber plantations and rural settlements from the unique observation car. A refreshing afternoon tea with pastries is served in your compartment. Later, dress for dinner followed by leisurely cocktails in the bar car with its resident pianist. Enroute, the train stops at the historic Kuala Lumpur railway station. Overnight on board in your well-appointed compartment which has been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Duration2 Nights
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    The golden age of travel lives on aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train. Winding through some of the world's most beautiful and exotic landscapes, it voyages through Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, and on into Laos. Mountains, forests, fascinating towns and golden temples create ...

    The golden age of travel lives on aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train. Winding through some of the world's most beautiful and exotic landscapes, it voyages through Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, and on into Laos. Mountains, forests, fascinating towns and golden temples create a rich tapestry of life along the way.

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Day 2

Butterworth

The train travels through the lush rainforests and rural west-coast towns of Malaysia before arrival into Butterworth. Breakfast is served in the comfort of your compartment. At the mainland station, disembark for the crossing to Penang and a guided introductory tour of colonial Georgetown with its pre-World War II mosques, temples, churches, bazaars and colourful shophouses. Rejoin the train for lunch and later spend a relaxing afternoon looking out for the picturesque limestone massifs rearing from the rice fields, from the comfort of the saloon lounge, the observation deck, or the privacy of your compartment. As the train crosses into Thailand the scenery changes to include wing-roofed Thai temples and bustling stations. As night descends, prepare to experience the culinary delights and afterwards, spend the rest of the evening in the sumptuous bar car for a final overnight on board.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

River Kwai/Bangkok

Following breakfast in your compartment, disembark to see the famous River Kwai Bridge before a cruise on the river aboard a local raft, enjoying views of the splendid Thai teakwood houses along the banks as a local historian onboard provides an overview of the railway and the bridge. At the landing point, travel by motor coach to the Thailand-Burma railway museum and perhaps, a visit to the Don Rak war cemetery. After your visit, return to the train for lunch as the train proceeds toward Bangkok, arriving in the late afternoon.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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DEPARTURES

2017: Sep; 14, 24 Oct; 15, 27; Nov; 6, 18, 27 Dec 21, 29*

* Special New Year's Journey (3 nights / 4 days)

2018: Jan 18; Feb 1, 10. 19; Mar 1, 10, 19; Apr 3, 23; Oct 14, 26; Nov 6, 18, 27; Dec 21, 29*  

* Special New Year's Journey (3 nights / 4 days)

PRICE INCLUDES

  • 2 nights' accommodation
  • On-board entertainment
  • Guided touring as per itinerary
  • Meals as specified
  • Coffee/tea

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages unless otherwise stated

OTHER INFORMATION

Cabin Types: Pullman, State, Suite

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

TB EASTERNSIN17RA: SB
24 Sep 2017
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