Asian Treasures & Luxury Eastern and Oriental Express Discovery

Includes an All-Inclusive Luxury Silversea Cruise

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Discover gems of the Orient during this incredible cruise holiday where you’ll savour hotel stays in vibrant cities, relish an all-inclusive cruise and journey on board the luxury Eastern and Oriental train.

Bangkok, Thailand’s captivating capital is where your discovery begins. Enjoy a two night hotel stay to explore it’s breathaking treasures, visit the gold-festooned Grand Palace or marvel at the striking riverside temple of Wat Arun. 

From here, you’ll embark Silver Muse, a ship that redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel. Savour the intimacy of a yacht-like experience, paired with an unrivalled space-to-guest ratio. Spoil your senses with a choice of eight dining venues, embrace personalised butler service and indulge in the serene ambience of the Silver Note Bar.

Your cruise culminates in scintillating Singapore where you’ll savour a two night hotel stay. Lose yourself in the colourful otherworldly structures at Gardens by the Bay, enjoy captivating views from the infinity pool atop the incredible SkyPark, or wander through bustling Chinatown, awash with restaurants and cosy wine bars.

Your adventure continues with a ferry to the heavenly getaway island of Bintan in Indonesia. The largest enclave in the Riau archipelago, it’s the perfect destination for those seeking both a mixture of adventure and relaxation. During your three night stay, you’ll enjoy the luxurious comforts of the award-winning Sanchaya hotel, a magnificent beachfront estate boasting glorious white sands, shimmering emerald pools and lush tropical gardens.

You’ll then return to Singapore to embark the elegant emerald and gold carriages of the Eastern and Oriental Express for an unforgettable journey through the astounding Malay Peninsula. Sit back and relax in sumptuous comfort as you pass lush paddy fields and sprawling rainforests. You’ll also enjoy stops in Kuala Kansar, a royal town in Perak, and Kanchanaburi where you’ll embark on a tour of the Bridge on the River Kwai, made famous in the classic World War 2 film.

Package Includes

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night five-star stay at the Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit
  • 2 night five-star stay in Singapore at the One Farrer Hotel
  • 3 night five-star hotel stay in Bintan Island at The Sanchaya
  • All hotel stays include breakfast

Cruise

  • 3 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Muse
  • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
  • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge
  • All-inclusive alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including fine wines and premium spirits whilst on board

Rail Journey

  • 2 night all-inclusive luxury Eastern & Oriental Express rail journey from Singapore to Bangkok including:
  • All meals, house wine, house spirits, beer and soft drinks
  • Off train excursions with a guided cruise along the River Kwai

At a glance

12 nights
Departing 31 Oct 21
All flights and taxes

Prices from

Vista Suite
£4,299 pp
Price based on 31 Oct 2021 departure
Veranda Suite
£4,599 pp
Price based on 31 Oct 2021 departure

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Call to book:

0800 840 5800

Holiday code:

ASA7533

Opening hours:

Mon to Sun: 9am to 8pm

Silversea

Intimate, stylish ships, an all-inclusive basis with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including fine wines and premium spirits, pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board, along with in-suite butler service to attend to your every need – this is what it means to embark on a Silversea cruise. Delicious dining, fascinating enrichment activities and an award-winning spa, Silversea ensures that your happiness is guaranteed from the very first moment you step on board.

Itinerary

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DAY 1 | 31 Oct 2021
Bangkok - Hotel Stay

The most striking temple in Bangkok has to be Wat Arun with its distinctive spires and Ordination Hall, whose entrance is flanked by two imposing demonic statues. Situated along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, it glimmers day and night due to being coated in colourful porcelain. Take a boat ride here and see the rows of gleaming Buddhas within, then find a vantage point to watch the sun set behind it.

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DAY 2 | 1 Nov 2021
Bangkok - Hotel Stay

The floating markets in Bangkok are one of the country’s biggest attractions, they’re also a fantastic place to soak in the city’s atmosphere and culture. Step on board a beautifully decorated long-tail boat and meander your way through the winding waterways to the market, lined with stalls selling anything from souvenirs to seafood, massages to mangoes. Just 29km from the centre of Bangkok, you’ll find the Bang Phli floating market, as it’s one of the oldest floating markets in Bangkok, it’s the perfect market for a truly authentic experience.

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DAY 3 | 2 Nov 2021
Laem Chabang (Bangkok) - Embark Silver Muse

Today you’ll embark Silver Muse for your cruise to Shanghai. Choose from eight delicious dining experiences; personalise your suite to the finest detail, including your choice of scent, toiletries and pillow and get to know your personal butler who will keep your fridge stocked with your favourite drinks – cruising with Silversea is simply fabulous.

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DAY 4 - 5 | 3 - 4 Nov 2021
At Sea

Dining on board Silver Muse is in a class of its own. Enjoy a Japanese lunch of sushi and sashimi at Kaiseki; savour Asian fusion dishes at Indochine where it’s not uncommon to find rock lobster and aloo palak on the menu; and head to La Terrazza to finish your evening off with tiramisu, panna cotta or a delicious cheese board.

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DAY 6 | 5 Nov 2021
Singapore - Disembark Silver Muse & Hotel Stay

Delve into the Oriental delights of one of Asia’s favourite capitals. Singapore conjures up an array of images, where sacred temples sit in the shadows of futuristic architecture, and the world-renowned street food offers a spectrum of flavours to tantalise every palate. Don’t forget to try the chilli crab, its national dish. A wonderful place to spend a day is Marina Bay Sands, a sprawling Las Vegas-style resort complex that’s full of thrilling entertainment. An infinity pool also lies across its three main skyscrapers – an architectural marvel.

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DAY 7 | 6 Nov 2021
Singapore - Hotel Stay

Enjoy another day in this vibrant city, a destination a kaleidoscope of curious contrasts and mysterious fusions. Lose yourself amongst the mesmerising flora and the colourful otherworldly structures at Gardens by the Bay, seek out the towering Merlion landmark, a mythical creature with a lion’s head and the body of a fish, near the Central Business District; or wander through bustling Chinatown, a maze of narrow streets awash with restaurants, souvenir shops and cosy wine bars.

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DAY 8 | 7 Nov 2021
Bintan Island - Hotel Stay

Leaving the scintillating city of Singapore behind, today you’ll embark on a ferry ride to the exotic paradise getaway island of Bintan in Indonesia for a three night hotel stay. The largest island in the Riau archipelago, this alluring enclave boasts crystal lagoons, stretches of snow-white sandy beaches, lush green forests, whispering palm trees and warm azure waters. Head to Tanjung Pinang to indulge in delicious fresh seafood, amble the lush tropical gardens of Lagoi or seek serenity at Trikora Beach – a captivating place for watching magical sunsets.

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DAY 9 | 8 Nov 2021
Bintan Island - Hotel Stay

Immerse yourself in the blissful surroundings of Bintan’s Sanchaya Hotel, a striking beachfront estate shaded by towering palm trees and which blends harmoniously with the island’s landscape. Inside the colonial-inspired building you’ll find elegant public areas decorated with antiques and carefully selected artwork, refined dining venues and a lavish Indonesian-inspired spa – luxurious places in which you’ll relish spending time. You could even take a dip in the spacious outdoor pool, set amid lush greenery.

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DAY 10 | 9 Nov 2021
Bintan Island - Hotel Stay

Savour a final day on this pristine island before your ferry back to Singapore tomorrow. A popular leisure isle, it has both developed and natural areas in which to offer a wealth of incredible attractions; stay on the beachfront and soak up the gleaming sun’s rays, cool off in the shimmering ocean during a water sports activity, head inland for a game of golf amongst lush gardens or seek out culture at the remarkable Vihara Ksitigarbha bodhisattva – a stunning Buddhist temple.

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DAY 11 | 10 Nov 2021
Singapore - Embark Eastern & Oriental Express

This evening, you’ll board the gleaming green and gold carriages of the Eastern & Oriental Express for an unforgettable journey through the heart of the Malay Peninsula. Savour its sublime comfort and admire its elegant décor of cherrywood panelling, Thai silks and Malaysian embroidery. Make your way to the teakwood Observation Car where you can enjoy enchanting views of the sun setting over the landscapes before returning to your cabin and dressing for dinner. Savour a gastronomic feast of international specialties before retiring to the elegant Bar Car for a nightcap.

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DAY 12 | 11 Nov 2021
Eastern & Oriental Express

Enjoy a leisurely morning as the train rolls into Malaysia. After a delicious lunch, you’ll arrive in Kuala Kangsar, a royal town in the Malaysian state of Perak, which is home to the Ubudiah Mosque. An enchanting building topped with a gold onion dome surrounded by a cluster of minarets, it might even be the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. Relish a coach journey through the breathtaking scenery of rice paddy fields backed by lush mountains to arrive in Labu Kubong. Here, you’ll embark on a traditional village experience and immerse yourself in rural Malaysian life.

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DAY 13 | 12 Nov 2021
Bangkok - Disembark Eastern & Oriental Express & Fly Home

Immortalised in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai, the railway bridge over the Khwae Yai River was forcibly built during WWII by Allied prisoners of war, with many dying during the process. Today you’ll visit the site of the bridge at Kanchanaburi in Thailand, get a guided tour along the river and check out the war museum which details the harsh conditions in which the prisoners lived, as well as the Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Following your visit, you’ll continue to Bangkok where you’ll disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Welcome aboard the Silver Muse

Delivered in spring of 2017, the newest offering from Silversea is the beautiful Silver Muse, accommodating just 596 guests with unrivalled space-to-guest ratio. Silver Muse redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel - enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience.

From elegant suites equipped with luxury bath amenities and pillow menus, to culinary excellence in the eight on board restaurants and evening shows In L’Opera theatre, you can’t help but fall in love with the comfort, service, and quality that the Silversea way of cruising so effortlessly delivers.

Know the Facts

Entered Service: 10/12/2015

Tonnage: 40,700

Number of Decks: 8

Passenger Capacity: 596

Total Crew: 411

Number of Cabins: 302

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 1

Number of Restaurants: 6

Kids Club: No

Know the Facts

Entered Service: 10/12/2015

Tonnage: 40,700

Number of Decks: 8

Passenger Capacity: 596

Total Crew: 411

Number of Cabins: 302

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 1

Number of Restaurants: 6

Kids Club: No

Hot Rocks

Grill your own steak, chicken, chops, prawns or fish on a sizzling volcanic rock

Silver Note Bar

Enjoy a pre-dinner drink accompanies by the sound of soulful jazz

Whirlpool

Watch the sun go down in the whirlpool on Deck 10

Welcome aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express

The Eastern & Oriental Express is more than a voyage, it is a memoir of a forgotten era of travel, the so-called Golden Age when riding the rails was a passage of elegance, meeting eccentric characters en route. Today, the green livery of the train gives way to beautifully restored cabins appointed with glossy wood panelling, silk furnishings and stunning restaurant cars, where perfectly-plated meals are served on white tablecloths.

Did you know

Sparkling silverware, a jazz-club ambience in the Bar Car and ornate marquetry in your cabin – just a few of the things that make this the finest railway journey in the Orient.

Did you know

Sparkling silverware, a jazz-club ambience in the Bar Car and ornate marquetry in your cabin – just a few of the things that make this the finest railway journey in the Orient.

Cabins

All compartments are elegantly furnished with inlaid work, antique brass with the added comforts of air conditioning and personal en suite.

Food

On board internationally renowned chefs create dishes to rival the world’s best restaurants, from pan-fried scallops to Nyonya curry.

Scenery

Explore royal towns, sprawling tea plantations and sleepy villages as you roll through the verdant countryside of the Malay Peninsula.

Your Hotel Information

The Sanchaya

Just a 50-minute ferry ride from Singapore, The Sanchaya sits on the beachfront of Bintan Island, the largest of the Riau archipelago. Surrounded by towering palm trees and overlooking the sprawling sands and turquoise waters of the ocean, this award-winning estate offers the perfect escape for those who seek both relaxation and adventure. Inside the colonial-inspired building you’ll find elegant public areas decorated with antiques and carefully selected artwork, refined dining venues and a lavish Indonesian-inspired spa – luxurious places in which you’ll relish spending time. Explore the surrounding attractions using the shuttle bus service, cool off in the emerald waters of the infinity pool and indulge in mouth-watering flavours from one of the restaurants.

General Information

Transfer time: Approx. 55 minutes by ferry from Singapore
Number of Rooms: 30
Free WiFi
Fitness Centre
Archery
Infinity Pool
Bar
Yoga classes
Poolside Bar
Water Sports
Shuttle Bus Service
Spa
Concierge
Butler Service
24-hour front desk
Laundry Service

Prices & Departures

  All flights included
regional flights available at a supplement
Departing
Departing 31 October 2021
Vista Suite
Vista Suite £4,299
Veranda Suite
Veranda Suite £4,599

CALL TO BOOK: 0800 840 5800

HOLIDAY CODE: ASA7533