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Fables of the Peninsula

Take your seat for the ultimate journey into the heart of Southeast Asia aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train; Singapore to Bangkok, with stops in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.

7 days    $7,900

About the Tour

Take your seat for the ultimate journey into the heart of Southeast Asia aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train; Singapore to Bangkok, with stops in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.

Highlights

  • Rail transportation aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express for 4 nights in a private cabin
  • All table d'hôte meals and drinks on board with complimentary tea and coffee in your cabin
  • Sightseeing and excursions per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodations for 2 nights
  • 24-hour steward service
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Singapore
    Arrive independently at Raffles Hotel for an overnight stay. The rest of the day is at your leisure, exploring the tropical gardens or sampling a famous Singapore Sling. Overnight Singapore.
  • Day 2 - Depart Singapore
    Enjoy breakfast and a private train check-in at the hotel, followed by a welcome reception aboard the train. Sit down to your first decadent dinner in the opulent dining carriages. Complete the day with a nightcap in the Bar Car while listening to the nostalgic melodies performed by the resident pianist. Overnight train. (B, D)
  • Day 3 - Kuala Lumpur/Overnight at Cameron Highlands
    After breakfast, the E&O arrives at the impressive Mughal-style Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, built in 1885. Immerse yourself in the bustling capital of Malaysia choosing between two exciting city excursions.

    Return to the E&O at midday and depart Kuala Lumpur. Lunch will be served on board as the E&O climbs past rubber plantations towards Malaysia's verdant uplands. After arriving at Tapah Station, disembark the train for the coach transfer to the luxurious Cameron Highlands Resort. Relax and enjoy the two hour scenic drive over the rolling hills and pass through dense jungle where you may spot settlements of the Orang Asli (indigenous people). Along the way, enjoy photo stops at tea plantations, strawberry farms and flower galleries.

    Upon your arrival at the Cameron Highlands Resort, sip cocktails and savour dinner while enjoying the fabulous views from what is Malaysia's most celebrated hill retreat. Overnight Cameron Highlands. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4 - Cameron Highlands
    After a leisurely breakfast at the resort, choose from a wide variety of tours and activities available (full details will be provided). Spend the morning being pampered at the famed Spa Village or visit the Best of Highlands tea plantation for a guided walk through the fragrant tea gardens and a tour of the factory with the chance to sample a variety of aromatic brews. Other options include a trip to the Mardi Agro-technology Park to discover the array of fruits, vegetables and flowers grown in the Highlands and to sample an amazing ten different varieties of strawberries.

    After checking out of the hotel, sit down to a decadent Western or Japanese menu at Gonbei Restaurant. You then travel to Ipoh to once again board the gleaming Eastern & Oriental Express. Relax with an aperitif in the Bar Car before enjoying a fabulous dinner as the train glides on through the night. Overnight train. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 - Butterworth/Penang
    This morning disembark and transfer to the island of Penang, where several excursions are available to you. Options include a tour of colonial Georgetown with its rich blend of Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures, or you may choose to visit the Peranakan Heritage Museum or the Tropical Spice Garden Gallery which showcases excellent displays on the origins of the spice trade and how spices are used today. After your chosen tour, return to the train and enjoy an evening at your leisure, with both lunch and dinner served on board. Overnight train. (B, L, D)
  • Day 6 - Huai Yang
    Start the day with a refreshing ride to the pier of Baan Huay Yang, a charming fishing town. Then you will be transferred to the island of Koh Chaan. This picturesque island is part of the surrounding national parks and features stunning cliffs that are home to thousands of bird colonies. Continue your adventure with a boat ride to Hat Wanakon Beach for a beachside seafood barbecue. Return to the train for a farewell cocktail reception and a formal dinner. Overnight train. (B, L, D)
  • Day 7 - Journey conclusion in Bangkok
    Arrive and disembark in Bangkok. Depart for your own onward arrangements. (B)

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Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

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Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Prices are correct at the time of publication, however are subject to change at time of booking.
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