Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express:
3 Night Journey – Depart and Return to Singapore Woodlands
Departing from Singapore, travel up north through the lush jungles of Malaysia. Revel in your luxury overnight train ride as you experience a wide variety of excursion options, including a wildlife discovery in Taman Negara National Park, joining us in our mission to support efforts to safeguard the endangered Malayan tiger. With cultural adventures in Penang and blissful moments of relaxation on board, a seat on the Eastern & Oriental Express train is the voyage of a lifetime.
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- Round Trip
- Three Nights Aboard Belmond E&O
- All meals and beverages included in fare
- Excursions & Entertainment
- Fully Air Conditioned Carriages
Guide Price from £2,695ppbased on £/$ exchange rate on 14 Jul 2023
- Round Trip departing Singapore Woodlands, Four Days – Three Nights
- Three-nights accommodation aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train
- Dedicated 24-hour steward service
- Daily four-course dinner: Seasonal table d’hôte menu, including coffee, tea and petits fours
- Daily continental breakfast served in your cabin
- Daily three-course lunch and afternoon tea
- Guided tour of Taman Negara National Park
- All house wine, house spirits and local beer will be included throughout your journey. Premium drinks and drinks ordered to your cabin will be an additional charge.
(Depart Singapore Woodlands Station 15:00)
SINGAPORE – GEMAS
Board the striking green and cream carriages of the Eastern & Oriental Express at Woodlands Station, Singapore. Settle into your air-conditioned cabin, a sanctuary of cherrywood panelling, Thai silks and Malaysian embroidery. As the train travels through lush, green landscapes, it sets the scene for your immersion into wild Malaysia. Weave through the tangled jungle, rubber and palm plantations, soaking up the vistas as your steward serves a healthy afternoon tea in your cabin. Soon, evening falls and it’s time to dress for dinner in the Dining Car. Indulge in sustainable specialities enhanced with herbs and plants sourced from remote regions. Afterwards, enjoy engaging onboard entertainment with a nightcap.
TAMAN NEGARA – KUALA LUMPAR
After breakfast in your cabin, admire the views of the Jungle Line as the train courses through some of the wildest parts of Malaysia.
Following lunch on board, you arrive at Merapoh station and alight for some extraordinary experiences in Taman Negara National Park. Taman Negara was formed 130 million years ago, making it one of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world. The dense jungle, wide rivers and lush mountains are home to wildlife ranging from water buffalo to macaques, tapirs, and hornbills to the Malayan tiger – a true explorer’s paradise.
From here, you will have the option to embark on a wide variety of excursions – learn about edible jungle ingredients, take a photography course in the rainforest, or venture into a thrilling wildlife excursion in support of the endangered Malayan tiger. Conservation is at the heart of the Eastern & Oriental Express philosophy. As part of our ongoing partnership with Save Wild Tigers, we invite you to discover Taman Negara National Park, and meet local villagers and organisations who are working on the ground to protect this noble, critically endangered wild cat and its habitat. Returning to the train, a lively evening with local entertainment awaits in the Piano Bar Car, preceded by a delicious dinner.
WEST-COAST LINE – PENANG
Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board, before alighting for the the crossing to Penang Island. Here, you’ll have a choice of immersions that make the most of Malaysia’s cultural melting pot. Art lovers can explore Georgetown Old Quarter with a guide, delving into temples, a contemporary studio and an opera and puppet house. Food aficionados can embark on a discovery of Peranakan cooking, purchasing specialties from spice and grocery stores before mastering delicious local dishes in a cookery class Or, for those who prefer to explore independently, we present you with a tri-shaw, a driver and a map, so that you can wind through Georgetown’s enchanting streets and visit its attractions on its whim.
Rejoin the train at Butterworth for a convivial final evening on board with a sublime cuisine and fabulous entertainment.
(Return Singapore Woodlands Station 10:00)
JOHOR – SINGAPORE
Linger over breakfast in your cabin or the Dining Car as you travel through the southernmost state of Johor, known for its beaches and rainforest.
Soon afterwards, the train crosses the strait to Singapore, where your Wild Malaysia itinerary comes to an end, your head filled with your new, magical memories.
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We can arrange everything. Our ATOL bonded packages provide flights, hotel and all transfers to make this the perfect trip. Why not extend your stay with a direct flight to Koh Samui. A couple of nights in the bustling city of Bangkok on the way home would be the perfect way to round of this adventure. Speak to one of our expert advisors now.