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12 Day Luxury Train and Hotel Singapore to Laos

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12 Day Luxury Train and Hotel Singapore to Laos

Journey on the Eastern and Oriental Express before losing yourself to the timeless charm of Luang Prabang with a stay at La Residence Phou Vao.

Day by day

First and Second Day Welcome to Singapore

Arrive in Singapore for a two-night stay at the iconic Raffles Hotel.

Explore the city at leisure or book a half-day sightseeing tour with us (supplement applies).

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

Hotel:   Raffles Hotel

Third Day its onto Malaysia

Check-in for your train journey and meet fellow travellers before departing on the Eastern and Oriental Express train.

Enjoy afternoon tea on board and spend some time relaxing or exploring the train. After dinner, disembark for an evening stroll through Kuala Lumpur’s magnificent station.

Train:    Eastern and Oriental Express

Fourth Day we head for Thailand

Enjoy breakfast in your cabin before disembarking at Kuala Kangsar. Tour this royal town, visiting the Ubudiah Mosque, the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery.

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.

Train:    Eastern and Oriental Express

Fifth and Sixth Day Sightseeing in Thailand then its Bangkok

Alight in the morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a sightseeing cruise with a local historian. Afterwards, 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.

Enjoy a private transfer to the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, and settle in for two-nights in this lively city. Explore Bangkok at leisure, although additional tours can be arranged for you.

Hotel:    Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Seventh Day Fly to Laos and stay in Luang Prabang

After breakfast enjoy a private transfer to the airport for your Bangkok Airways Economy Class flight to Laos.

Upon arrival, your private transfer whisks you to your intimate hotel, La Résidence Phou Vao. Settle in for a relaxing five nights in Luang Prabang.

La Résidence Phou Vao is located only 2km away from the old town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hotel:    Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Eighth Day see Ancient Temples and Stupas

This morning your guide will meet you at the hotel for a private transfer to the city centre. Walk along past ancient temples and admire the magnificent stupas.

End the tour with a gentle hike to the top of Mount Phousi, located in the centre of town, and admire the wonderful view across the Mekong and Khan rivers.

Hotel:     Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Ninth Day Cookery Course in Laos

Learn to prepare exotic Lao dishes with a hands-on cookery course.

After a brief introduction to the local ingredients, enjoy cooking alongside one of our skilled chefs. Finally, sit down at the hotel restaurant to savour your freshly prepared dishes.

Hotel:    Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Tenth Day Visit Kuang Si Waterfall and National Park

After breakfast, depart on a one-hour drive to the picturesque Kuang Si waterfall. Take a leisurely hike through the national park and feast on a special picnic lunch.

For the more adventurous, continue to the top of the main waterfall, where you can swim in a large natural pool. Please remember to wear proper trekking attire if you’re going to the top of the waterfall.

Hotel:    Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Eleventh Day enjoy a day at your Leisure

Enjoy the day at leisure, whether laying by the pool or indulging in a spa treatment at the hotel’s Mekong Spa.

Hotel:    Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Twelfth Day we bid Farewell to Luang Prabang

Bid farewell to Luang Prabang as you continue with your onward travel arrangements.

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

Travel Highlights

  • Singapore: Sightseeing options.
  • Thailand: Sightseeing Cruise from the River Kwai Bridge station, Thailand-Burma Railway Centre.
  • Laos: Mount Phousi, Lao dishes with a hands-on cookery course. Kuang Si waterfall.

Guarantees, Bonds and Awards

  • This tour is run by our outstanding travel partners who are award winners British Travel Awards Best Small Group.
  • All Tours are Guaranteed Departures.
  • Tours are fully bonded, protected and guaranteed and you pay the operator directly when booking.
  • ABTA protected

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