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The Eastern & Oriental Express

The Magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express

From £NaN per person


Experience the sights of Bangkok and Singapore and enjoy the landscapes of South East Asia from aboard the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express. Visit The Grand Palace, Bangkok: Home to the Emerald Buddha; said to be the most revered religious object in Thailand then visit Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore: Singapore's oldest Hindu temple with its colourful façade, ceiling art and roof top sculptures.

The itinerary for your journey
Tour highlights
Day 1 - London to Bangkok
Flights

Your adventure begins as you depart London on a direct overnight flight to Bangkok.

Day 2 - Discover Bangkok
Grand Palace 1

Perhaps soak up the atmosphere and sample delicious street food at one of Bangkok's lively markets or find peace and tranquillity at one of the city's golden-topped temples.

Day 3 - Exploring Bangkok
Grand Palace 2

Spend your time simply strolling or visit Bangkok's beautiful Buddhist temples and famous landmarks such as the spectacular Grand Palace.

Day 4 - Leaving Bangkok
Orient Express

There's time to take in some final sights before joining the magnificent Eastern & Oriental Express. As your train departs, settle into your private cabin ahead of a delicious dinner.

Day 5 - A Cruise on the River Kwai
River Kwai

Today your journey takes you to the River Kwai. Enjoy a leisurely guided cruise along the river before visiting the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and the moving Don Rak War Cemetery.

Day 6 - Georgetown
Thai Market

After brunch today, disembark at the Butterworth station and cross to Georgetown, where you can explore the city's colourful mosques, temples, churches and bazaars. Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board.

Day 7 - Welcome to Singapore
Singapor

Combining a fascinating mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western cultures, Singapore is full of excitement and surprise. Why not kick things o with a cocktail at the world-famous Ra es hotel - home to the Singapore Sling.

Day 8 - Exploring Singapore
Singapor

Perhaps choose to take a guided tour of the city's landmarks, museums and temples - including the magnificent Sri Mariamman Temple.

Days 9-10 - Singapore to London
Overnight Flight

There's just time for some last minute sightseeing before transferring to Changi Airport for the return overnight scheduled flight to the UK arriving on Day 10.

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904 734 358 to speak to one of our Tailor-Made Holiday Specialists about tailoring your holiday with GRJ independent.

Departure Dates

All prices are per person and assume full occupancy of the room.
Please always refer to the website for up-to-date prices and availability.

Trains
Eastern & Oriental Express
Eastern & Oriental Express

This indulgent train carries passengers through the exotic climes of Asia in style. Relax in the elegant Observation Car for spectacular views in colonial-style comfort, or mingle with like-minded travellers in the Bar Car, sharing your experiences over a cocktail whilst the resident pianist creates a sophisticated ambience.

Hotels
What's included
What's Included

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Upgrades

We offer a selection of upgrades and 'add-ons' designed to help you make the most of your holiday - and make it even easier!

Rail and Hotel Upgrades
ICE train

Please call one of our Tour Advisors on 01904 734 358 to discuss upgrading your rail travel to First Class and/or upgrading your hotel to a 5-star option.

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