Treasures of Southeast Asia Featuring the Eastern & Oriental Express

Treasures of Southeast Asia Featuring the Eastern & Oriental Express



The allure of Southeast Asia shines in its captivating spirit, fascinating history and warm, welcoming locals. Tap into the pulse of this wondrous landscape where mythology and grandeur abound, from modern Singapore and stunning Malaysia to Bangkok’s colorful canals and Angkor’s mystifying ruins, hidden inside twisting jungles. Experience daily life while interacting with local families and artisans, scour ancient grounds where legends echo beneath stone temples and glide by flooded paddy fields on the elegant Eastern & Oriental Express!

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Maximum of 28 travelers.  Call 800-323-7373 for more details.

Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Land & Rail Voyages
Departure Dates
Mar 12, 2025 - Mar 27, 2025


The deluxe Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore sits on 15 acres of lush, landscaped gardens with koi ponds and palm trees. You are just a short stroll from Singapore’s bustling shopping and  entertainment district. After a day of sightseeing, return to your oasis in the city where you can relax poolside or treat yourself to a spa treatment.

The legendary Peninsula Bangkok is an elegant oasis amid the bustle of one of Asia’s liveliest cities. Located on the west bank of Chao Phraya River, this hotel offers a spectacular view of Thailand’s capital and easy access to major business districts and shopping areas. Savor cuisine at a variety of restaurants, and enjoy The Peninsula’s famous afternoon tea in The Lobby. The hotel has an outdoor pool, fitness center & a spa. Wi-Fi is complimentary.

Surrounded by tropical gardens and lakes, only a few minutes from the remarkable Angkor archaeological complex, the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra combines local Asian and French elements to create a serene, welcoming experience. Enjoy afternoon tea or piano tunes at Explorer’s Tales bar. Savor local specialties, French cuisine and international dishes at one of three restaurants. Re-energize at the outdoor pool and bar or in the full-service spa and fitness center. Wi-Fi is complimentary.

Experience the golden age of travel aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express during your journey across Malaysia to Thailand. Elegance and refined service make riding the E&O an unforgettable treat. Stewards polish shoes and present baked goods and carved local fruits at sunrise. From the open-air Observation Car, delight in the ever-changing landscape. Dine on gourmet cuisine in the Restaurant Cars. Enjoy cocktails and piano music in the Bar Car and shop in the onboard boutique.



Final Payment will be due 120 days prior to departure and the Cancellation Fee schedule will be updated to:

  • CANCELLATION-All cancellations must be submitted in writing to AHI Travel.
    • Cancellation received up to 121 days prior to trip departure will incur a $300 per person administrative fee.
    • Cancellation received 120 to 91 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 25% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 90-61 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 50% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 60-31 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 75% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 30 days prior to departure to the time of departure (or no show) will result in 100% forfeiture of the entire cost of the trip.


SE Asia map


  • days 1-3

    Depart for Singapore

    After arriving at the Singapore Airport, meet your Travel Representative and travel to the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel. Kick off your journey tonight by joining your fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception.

  • day 4


    After breakfast, learn about modern-day Singapore and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s hidden gems and key attractions, including the iconic Merlion statue — a nod to Singapore’s nautical past. Visit Thain Hock Keng, the country’s oldest Hokkien temple, and gain insight into three of the main cultures that have influenced Singaporean life while exploring Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam.

  • day 5


    Singapore’s Peranakan people are locally born of Chinese and Malay heritage. Encounter unique aspects of this culture while learning to make traditional Chinese rice dumplings followed by a visit to a beadwork and embroidery workshop. This evening, depart for your excursion to Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s national showplace of horticulture and garden artistry that is awe inspiring to behold!

  • day 6


    This morning, begin your 3-night rail journey aboard the opulent Eastern & Oriental Express! Enjoy afternoon tea while watching Singapore’s soaring skyscrapers fade into a tapestry of virgin forests and emerald hills. Bid Singapore farewell and enter stunning Malaysia. Dress for dinner this evening, followed by entertainment.

  • day 7

    Taman Negara National Park

    Spend the morning relaxing and enjoying the ever-changing scenery from the Observation Car. After lunch aboard the train, alight at the Maripoh station and continue to this tropical rain forest, one of the oldest in the country, comprised of dense jungle, wide rivers and lush mountains. At the national park, meet with local villagers and representatives from organizations, who are working on the ground to protect the noble, critically endangered Malayian tiger and its habitat. Back on the train this evening, enjoy entertainment in the Piano Bar Car.

  • day 8

    Penang Island | Personalize Your Journey

    Alight from the train for the crossing to Penang Island and choose from (1) an opportunity to explore George Town Old Quarter with a guide, (2) a hands-on Peranakan cooking class, or (3) independent exploration via trishaw with a driver and a map. Rejoin the train at Butterworth for a delightful final evening of dinner and entertainment.

  • day 9

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Disembark the train with unforgettable memories and then fly from Singapore to Bangkok, checking in to the Peninsula Bangkok hotel. This evening, take in views of Bangkok’s landmarks at night on a Chao Phraya River cruise aboard a converted rice barge. Savor drinks and dinner while enjoying the sparkling sights as Bangkok begins another night.

  • day 10


    Discuss Thailand’s history and culture, then embark on an atmospheric cruise along Bangkok’s legendary Chao Phraya River, witnessing the colorful river life. End your cruise and walk to visit the glorious Grand Palace and the sacred Emerald Buddha Temple. Then take a tuk-tuk ride to view the 160-foot reclining Buddha statue, followed by lunch at the landmark Blue Elephant restaurant. Cap off the day by joining our Elective Activity to a Thai dance show, or enjoy the evening and dinner at leisure.

  • day 11


    Elegant pavilions and ornamental ponds await during a visit to Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Then, you’re in for an eye-opening adventure at the tremendous remains of Thailand’s ancient capital. Ayutthaya Historical Park offers a history that spans over four centuries. Walk the grounds, glimpsing the city’s past grandeur, from fabulous temples to timeworn Buddhas and towering wats. On your return to Bangkok, watch daily life unfold while cruising along the Chao Phraya River.

  • day 12

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Fly to Siem Reap this morning and check in to the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort. Discover this quaint provincial capital as you tour Siem Reap in a tuk-tuk, seeing well-preserved colonial buildings, small cafes, souvenir shops, art galleries and more. Later, learn about the spectacular temples and ruins at the 12th-century Angkor Wat in preparation for your visit tomorrow.

  • day 13

    Siem Reap | Angkor Wat

    The morning rises over the ancient temple of Angkor Wat, exceptional for its artistry and scale. As you duck through stone-structured archways and admire dancing apsaras, you’ll be immersed in a world long forgotten. Later, test your culinary skills while making rice noodles with a local family and enjoy free time in Siem Reap. This evening, travel by tuk-tuk for an entertaining night out at Phare, the lively Cambodian circus, a social enterprise that provides training to disadvantaged Cambodian youth.

  • day 14

    Siem Reap

    Explore Angkor Thom, its 54 towers featuring carvings of more than 200 smiling faces as well as bas-reliefs of epic battles. Marvel at the haunting temples of Ta Prohm, where roots of massive kapok trees have overtaken the buildings. And, visit Thommanon, a small but well-preserved temple that reflects the classical Khmer art and architecture of the Angkor period. Tonight, gather for a festive Farewell Dinner and share your favorite memories with your fellow travelers while enjoying a Khmer classical dance performance.

  • day 15

    Depart for gateway city | Arrive home

    After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight home. Some air gateways arrive home today, and some arrive home tomorrow (Day 16).

  • day 16

    Arrive home

    Some travelers will arrive in North America today.

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