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Wendy Wu Singapore to Bangkok by Rail

Wendy Wu Singapore to Bangkok by Rail

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Embark on an enchanting 18-day journey through Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, travelling by a mix of trains, coaches and even a funicular railway.

Immerse yourself in the heritage towns of the Malay Peninsula before venturing into the heart of the Cameron Highlands by train. In Thailand, ancient rainforests and scenic national parks await, with opportunities to hike, swim and relax. A poignant visit to Kanchanaburi offers insight into WWII history, before your journey ends in dynamic Bangkok.

Singapore Sky Gardens
Spend an evening at Singapore’s Sky Garden, and learn the secrets of its remarkable SuperTree Grove and the towering gardens

Cheow Lan Lake
Immerse yourself in the tropical paradise of Cheow Lan Lake where you can swim, kayak or simply enjoy the scenery

Cameron Highlands
Venture into Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands, where tea-clocked valleys and misty forests await

Bangkok
Discover Bangkok’s iconic sights, including the Royal Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Days 1-2: Arrive in Singapore
Fly overnight to Singapore. On arrival, you’ll be met by your local guide or National Escort before transfer to your hotel. Depending on your time of arrival, enjoy some free time before the evening’s dinner and welcome briefing.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 3: Singapore
Begin your exploration of Singapore at the orchid garden, before taking a walking tour of the Civic District, home to beautiful colonial landmarks. Head to the Orchard Road, the city’s famous shopping street before taking a cruise along the river to see the skyline. Enjoy some free time before heading to the Sky Garden. Return to the hotel after dinner.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 4: Singapore to Malacca
Depart Singapore via the bridge Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Take a road trip to Malacca, learning about the country’s history from your National Escort. Arrive in the late afternoon and check in to your hotel before enjoying an introductory boat trip through the canals.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 5: Malacca to Kuala Lumpur
Immerse yourself in Malacca’s history with a town of the Old Town, visiting the Street of Harmony and stopping at a local craft museum. After lunch, drive to Tampin Station and board the train to Kuala Lumpur. On arrival, check into the hotel before an evening street food tour.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 6: Batu Cave and Kuala Lumpur
Hop on the metro and head to the Batu Caves, the one of the country’s most important Hindu Temples. Return to Kuala Lumpur and see some of the city’s landmarks including the Sultan Abdul Samad Clock Tower, the River of Life, and the Central Market. Finish the tour with a trip to the KL tower where you can enjoy brilliant views from the Skydeck.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 7: Cameron Highlands
Spend the morning at leisure before board the train to Tapah Road. Enjoy lunch before driving into the Cameron Highlands, with a stop at the Lata Iskandar Waterfall and an indigenous Orang Asli roadside shop. Continue to your hotel, arriving before dinner.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 8: Mossy Forest and Penang
This morning, take a relaxed hike to see the Mossy Forest, home to exotic plants such as ferns and pitcher plants. Afterwards, drive to a tea plantation to learn about local tea production. Later on, drive down to Ipoh, where you’ll board the train to Penang, which takes you through picturesque countryside and over Bukit Merah Lake. On arrival, transfer to your hotel in Georgetown.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 9: Georgetown and Penang Hill
Spend the morning exploring Georgetown, visiting the Penang Peranakan Mansion. After lunch, head to Penang Hill and ride the funicular train to the top. Stop en-route for refreshments at the restaurant before continuing to the Habitat, reaching a canopy walkway through the edge of the rainforest.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 10: Phuket
Enjoy a morning at leisure before transfer to the airport for a flight to Phuket. On arrival, take a journey through the island before enjoying a Thai street food tour. In the evening, head to the night market to sample some more delicious food.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 11: Phang Nga Bay
Hop on a speedboat and head to Phang Nga Bay, home to some of Thailand’s most spectacular scenery. Stop at Panak Island and canoe into its mysterious caves before heading back onto the speedboat for a trip around Koh Tapu. Return to the hotel in Phuket.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 12: Khao Sok National Park
Check out of your hotel and head to Khao Sok national Park. Stop for lunch before spending a wonderful exploring the natural trails. Most trails are around 3-4km, taking 3 hours by foot. (The guide will choose the best trail on the day, depending on local conditions and the needs of the group). Check into your hotel this evening before dinner.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 13: Cheow Lan Lake

Transfer to the Ratchaprapa Dam pier at the edge of the famously beautiful Cheow Lan Lake. Hop in a longtail boat and fly across the water to arrive at the Floating Bungalows, where you’ll enjoy some free time to swim, kayak or relax before lunch. This afternoon, hop back in the longtail boat and explore the lake area, including Khao Sam Kloe. Return to your accommodation at the edge of the national park.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 14: Surat Thani to Hua Hin
Transfer across the peninsula from Khao Sok to Surat Thani train station. Connect with a day train to Hua Hin. A lunch box with a sandwich, seasonal fruit and drinking water will be provided. The train takes around 5.5 hours but offers excellent views as it meanders up the coast to the seaside town of Hua Hin. Transfer to your hotel and relax until dinner.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 15: Phetchaburi to Bangkok
Visit the Thum Rong village community in Phetchaburi, to the north of Hua Hin. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the villagers, who will demonstrate how their Toddy Palm cake is made and invite you to see their local temple and palm sugar plantation, which produces some of the best toddy palm juice in the country. Have lunch with the community before taking the train to Bangkok, arriving in the evening. Dinner this evening will be at your hotel in Bangkok.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 16: Bangkok
Discover Bangkok’s highlights with a morning city tour. Begin at the magnificent Grand Palace. Explore the grounds and their dazzling buildings, including the highly revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Afterwards, head across the road to Wat Pho, one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok home to more than 1,000 Buddha images. Stop by the amulet market before lunch and hear about Buddhist beliefs in the protection and blessings provided by these charms. After lunch, the afternoon is at leisure to relax or explore more of Bangkok independently.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 17: Kanchanaburi Day Trip
Take a day trip to Kanchanaburi. During the Japanese occupation of Thailand in WWII, thousands of Allied POWs and indentured Asian labourers were forced to build the Thai-Burma ‘Death Railway’; many of the prisoners died under brutal conditions. Uncover their story at the Railway Museum before paying your respects at the Allied War Cemetery. Visit the dramatic Hellfire Pass before taking a 40-minute ride on the Death Railway – a journey that will take you across the famous Bridge on the River Kwai. Return to Bangkok, arriving early in the evening. Settle down to a farewell dinner to mark the end of your tour.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Day 18: Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight home
(Breakfast)

  • International flights
  • 16nts in 3 & 4* accommodation
  • All meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners
  • Domestic transport
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees

Classic
See the classic sights in the company of expert guides so you can really understand the history and culture of the destination. Everything is taken care of, leaving you to sit back and enjoy the experience to the full. The tours are fully inclusive with all meals and a comprehensive touring programme.

This tour has a maximum group size of 18 people per group

This tour has a physical rating of 1. A reasonable level of fitness is required, and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks.

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