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Contrasting Cultures

11 nights

Immerse yourself in fascinating Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Laos. Begin your journey in bustling Bangkok before boarding the Eastern & Orient Express, a travelling memoir of a more elegant age. Pause for thought at the River Kwai and discover the architectural wonders of Kuala Kangsar. Embark on a tour of Singapore's extraordinary gardens and futuristic architecture. Finally, sink into a world of laid-back relaxation just moments away from the treasures of Luang Prabang in Laos. Our hotel’s prized location in this UNESCO Heritage region affords spectacular mountain vistas. Book the itinerary below, or contact us to help arrange the adventure of your dreams.

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Day 1-2

Singapore

Arrive in Singapore and check in at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Enjoy your time at leisure or book a sightseeing tour with us (supplement applies). This includes visits to Parliament House, Thian Hock Keng Temple and the National Orchid Garden.

Day 3

Malaysia

Board the Eastern & Oriental Express train in Singapore. Enjoy afternoon tea on board. Spend time meeting your fellow travellers and explore the carriages. After dinner, disembark for an evening stroll through Kuala Lumpur's magnificent station.

Day 4

Thailand

After breakfast, disembark at Kuala Kangsar for a tour. Visit stunning sights including the Ubudiah Mosque, Royal Museum of Perak and Sultan Shah Gallery. Rejoin the train for lunch and admire the changing scenery as we journey into Thailand.

Day 5-6

Bangkok

Alight at River Kwai Bridge for a cruise with a local historian. Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre and Don Rak War Cemetery. Journey to Bangkok and check in at the Mandarin Oriental. Explore Bangkok at leisure or ask us to arrange a tour.

Day 7-12

Laos

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Laos. Check in for a five-night stay at La Résidence Phou Vao in Luang Prabang. Tour the ancient temples, stupas, and Kuang Si waterfall. Enjoy a hike up Mount Phousi and try a Lao cookery course.

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