On­board the lux­u­ri­ous Eastern & Ori­en­tal Ex­press

Escape! Malaysia - - Getaway -

The Eastern & Ori­en­tal Ex­press trav­els one of the most mag­i­cal and mem­o­rable routes in the world. this re­mark­able train is im­mac­u­lately ap­pointed and air-con­di­tioned through­out, pro­vid­ing the per­fect van­tage point from which to view breath­tak­ing scenery, me­an­der­ing rivers and the lush trop­i­cal land­scape of South­east Asia. Masters of the art of lux­ury train travel, the train pro­vides the per­fect bal­ance be­tween leisure on board and in­spir­ing ex­cur­sions fur­ther afield. Be­gin your day in the colo­nial-style, teak­wood Ob­ser­va­tion Car lo­cated at the rear of the train for day­time sight­see­ing and af­ter­hours en­ter­tain­ment. Then, choose to re­lax with a book or magazine in the li­brary or choose from a se­lec­tion of games within the Sa­loon Car. There is also a bou­tique on board sell­ing de­light­ful me­men­tos for your train jour­ney. Fa­bles of the Penin­sula, the sig­na­ture 7D6N rail jour­ney, show­cases the won­ders of South­east Asia, and cov­ers Sin­ga­pore, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron High­lands tea plan­ta­tion and Pe­nang, a small fish­ing town and de­serted is­land trip with sway­ing co­conut palms and white beaches sur­rounded by ma­jes­tic moun­tains. Your stay in Sin­ga­pore will be noth­ing short of amaz­ing with a stay in Raf­fles Ho­tel and Shangri-la Ho­tel, Sin­ga­pore, both renowned for be­ing the top lux­ury ac­com­mo­da­tions in town. Ex­ten­sions of train jour­ney are also pos­si­ble to Bangkok and even River Kwai, with a river cruise on­board Bel­mond Or­caella to Man­dalay. For the first time this com­ing 28 Oc­to­ber, Bel­mond will be work­ing to­gether with lead­ing Aus­tralian chef and restau­ra­teur Luke Man­gan on his first hosted jour­ney on board the Eastern & Ori­en­tal Ex­press train in Asia, a clas­sic 3D2N nights jour­ney from Sin­ga­pore to Bangkok. Guests will be in­vited to join Luke for a morn­ing tour of the ex­otic food mar­ket be­fore board­ing. Once on board, Luke will meet the guests and host a book signing ses­sion with his lat­est book ‘Salt Grill, Fine Din­ing for the whole fam­ily’. On day two, Luke will take up the chal­lenge of serv­ing the spe­cially cre­ated menus from the train’s gal­ley kitchens to guests within the el­e­gant din­ing cars. Prices start from US$2,820 per per­son based on two peo­ple shar­ing a Pull­man cabin and in­cludes all ta­ble d’hote meals.


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