SOUTHEAST ASIA THROUGH THE AGES

11 nights: Singapore - Malaysia - Bangkok - Cambodia

Take an unforgettable rail journey through the heart of Southeast Asia aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express. Continue to Cambodia and explore the world-famous Angkor Wat with a stay at Belmond La Residence d’Angkor.

Plan your journey

Summary

  • Day 1 - 2: Singapore
  • Day 3: Malaysia
  • Day 4: Thailand
  • Day 5 - 6: Bangkok
  • Day 7: Siem Reap
  • Day 8: Siem Reap
  • Day 9: Siem Reap
  • Day 10: Siem Reap
  • Day 11: Siem Reap
  • Day 12: Siem Reap
Day 1 - 2

Singapore

St. Regis Singapore

Upon arriving into Singapore settle in for a two-night stay at the luxurious St. Regis Singapore.

Enjoy time at leisure or book a half-day sightseeing tour with us (supplement applies).

Sightseeing options include a bumboat ride along Singapore River or visits to the Padang, Cricket Club, Parliament House, Supreme Court, City Hall, Thian Hock Keng Temple and the National Orchid Garden.

Day 3

Malaysia

Eastern & Oriental Express

Enjoy a private transfer to the iconic Raffles Hotel where you will check-in for your train journey aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express.

Afternoon tea is served, and later you can spend time relaxing or exploring the train. Savour an aperitif accompanied by live piano music in the Bar Car before your first dinner on board. Once night falls, disembark for a stroll through Kuala Lumpur’s magnificent station.

Day 4

Thailand

Eastern & Oriental Express

Enjoy breakfast in your cabin before disembarking at Butterworth. Choose one of our guided tours of colonial Georgetown or Penang Island; discover pre-World War II mosques, temples, churches, bazaars and shophouses.

Rejoin the train for a delicious lunch, and then watch the ever-changing scenery as you cross into Thailand. Share stories with your fellow travellers over dinner before retiring for the night.

Day 5 - 6

Bangkok

St. Regis Bangkok

Alight in the morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a sightseeing cruise with a local historian. After, visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and take some time to visit the Don Rak War Cemetery. Return to the train for lunch before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.

Take a private transfer to the luxurious St. Regis Bangkok for your two-night stay.

Discover Bangkok at leisure. Marvel at the ornate buildings and stupas while learning about the colourful history of the Kings of Siam.

Day 7

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

Take a private transfer to the airport for your Bangkok Airways Economy Class flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival our representative will meet you to arrange your private transfer to Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor for a five-night stay.

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor sits on the banks of Siem Reap’s tree-lined river. It is ideally placed to explore the breathtaking complex of temples at Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 8

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

After breakfast embark on a full day guided tour. Visit fascinating temples and historical sites, including the royal baths of Srah Srang, Ta Keo and the ancient Khmer capital of Angkor Thom.

Day 9

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

Having explored the ancient cultures of the Angkor Empire, today we discover contemporary Cambodia. Explore Kompong Phluk, a stilted village rarely visited by tourists. Meet a local family for an intimate look at a world barely changed for 2,000 years.

Day 10

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

Today’s sightseeing starts with a walk off the beaten track to find some rarely visited Angkorian temples. You’ll meet local farmers and children, and stop to try seasonal fruit found along the way.

Day 11

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

After breakfast, enjoy the day at leisure, whether it be lounging by the pool or indulging with a spa treatment at the hotel’s Kong Kea Spa. Other options include private yoga and meditation classes.

Day 12

Siem Reap

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

It is time to bid farewell to Siem Reap as you continue with your onward travel arrangements.

Please note: This journey is also available travelling from Bangkok to Singapore.

Plan your journey

Summary

  • Day 1 - 2: Singapore
  • Day 3: Malaysia
  • Day 4: Thailand
  • Day 5 - 6: Bangkok
  • Day 7: Siem Reap
  • Day 8: Siem Reap
  • Day 9: Siem Reap
  • Day 10: Siem Reap
  • Day 11: Siem Reap
  • Day 12: Siem Reap