• 8 Days Eastern & Oriental Express Chronicles – Fables Of The Hills

    Take a journey back in time in style! From Singapore, the journey leads to all that’s best and most compelling in Asia. Visit Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang Tham Kasae Viaduct and the River Kwai before concluding in Bangkok.
  • 8 Days Eastern & Oriental Express Chronicles – Fables Of The Hills

    Take a journey back in time in style! From Singapore, the journey leads to all that’s best and most compelling in Asia. Visit Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang Tham Kasae Viaduct and the River Kwai before concluding in Bangkok.
  • 8 Days Eastern & Oriental Express Chronicles – Fables Of The Hills

    Take a journey back in time in style! From Singapore, the journey leads to all that’s best and most compelling in Asia. Visit Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang Tham Kasae Viaduct and the River Kwai before concluding in Bangkok.
  • 8 Days Eastern & Oriental Express Chronicles – Fables Of The Hills

    Take a journey back in time in style! From Singapore, the journey leads to all that’s best and most compelling in Asia. Visit Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang Tham Kasae Viaduct and the River Kwai before concluding in Bangkok.
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From AED35,500/Adult

Itinerary

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For travel between now and March 2018

 

  • Day 01 - Dubai / Singapore
     Fly  Dubai/Singapore EK 352 2115/0840 +1 – Daily (7h 25m)
    Or  Dubai/Bangkok TG 518 2055/0640 +1 – Daily (6h 45m)
       Bangkok/Singapore TG 403 0800  1115 – Daily (2h 15m)

     

    On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the day at leisure exploring the bustling shopping paradise!*
    *Please note: The Eastern & Oriental Express departure date indicated above is after the complimentary night at the hotel.

    Meals included: Nil

  • Day 02 - Singapore

    Today, be transferred to Singapore’s Woodland Rail Station. As you arrive you are welcomed by stewards in exquisite Thai uniforms with their hands pressed together in a gracious “wai”—a promise of the journey to come.A cool drink is served as you settle into your luxurious cabin. The whistle blows and the train sets off through the city, over the causeway into Malaysia and out into the countryside beyond.  Make your way to the Bar Car for a cocktail reception before dinner is served.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  • Day 03 - Kuala Lumpur / Cameron Highlands

    The train pulls into the impressive Mughal-style Kuala Lumpur Railway Station in the morning. Immerse yourself in the bustling capital of Malaysia through a choice of activities such as a city tour, heritage walking tour or a visit to the National Museum.

    Return to the train for lunch as it 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Day 04 - Cameron Highlands / Ipoh

    After a leisurely breakfast at the resort, choose from a wide variety of tours and activities available. Spend the morning being pampered at the famed Spa Village or visit the Best of Highlands tea plantation. Other options include a trip to the Mardi Agro-technology Park.

    Lunch will be served in the resort before you 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Day 05 - Ipoh / Penang

    Upon your arrival at Butterworth Station you wil l be transferred to the island of Penang where several excursions are available. 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.

    Gather at the E&O Hotel for an elegant late morning tea on the seafront terrace before heading to your choice of specially-selected venue to experience some of the best dining in Penang, an island known for its exceptional, regional cooking. A selection of local and international cuisines is available, including a Malaysian "hawker center" experience. After dinner, return to the train to continue your journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Day 06 - Penang / Huay Yan

    Start the day with a refreshing ride to the pier of Baan Huay Yang, a charming fishing town. Transfer to the island of Koh Chaan. This picturesque island is part of the surrounding national park and features stunning cliffs that are home to thousands of bird colonies.

    Continue your adventure with a boat ride to coastal Nishaville for a beachside seafood barbecue.

    Return to the train for a farewell cocktail reception and a formal dinner

    Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Day 07 - Bangkok

    This morning, the train arrive the final stop at Bangkok. After breakfast, soon it’s time to leave the train.

    Meet your guide today, we visit Wat Arun, the magical "Temple of Dawn" with its striking pagoda, decorated with multicolored porcelain fragments. Next visit the Royal Barges, used occasionally by the King and the Royal family when traveled by river, followed by a visit to the famous Grand Palace - a glittering array of spires and statues as well as the most sacred Emerald Buddha and a model of Angkor Wat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Bangkok / Dubai

    Morning, visit the bustling local market before touring Jim Thompson House – a Thai style house built by Jim Thompson – a Thai Silk magnate who disappeared mysteriously. The house has now become a museum and the Jim Thompson shop also has some good buys.

    The afternoon is free for shopping! If you are in Bangkok during the weekend, do not miss out the Chatuchak market. This weekend market is one of the most amazing in Asia. Just about anything you can imagine is sold here – from tourist souvenirs to clothing, from daily product to exotic animal pets….

    This afternoon, be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Bangkok / Dubai EK 373 2105/0050 +1 – Daily (6h 45m)
    Or Bangkok / Dubai TG 517 1615/1940 – Daily (6h 25m)

     

    Meals Included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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