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Eastern & Oriental Express

Eastern & Oriental Express

When:
January 22 - February 3, 2014

Activity Level:  Mildly Active

Explore southern Asiaís kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, landscapes and cultures via train with this unforgettable journey. From bustling Bangkok to the breathtaking scenery of Bali, youíll discover a world characterized by a mix of ancient beauty and modern gems.

Tour highlights:

  • Discover Bangkok on a traditional tuk-tuk, with stops to see the 141-foot-long Reclining Buddha, the beautiful Grand Palace and the majestic Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is made of jade and clothed in gold
  • Enjoy Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the second capital of the Siamese Kingdom; you will visit the Summer Palace on Bag Pa-In, cruise the Chao Phraya River, and learn about the plight of the Asian elephant at a non-profit center
  • Board the Eastern & Oriental Express, where you can enjoy the untouched landscapes of rural Thailand and Malaysia from the comfort of an open-air train car or from behind the large picture window in your private cabin
  • Explore George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the capital of Penang and home to pre-World War II mosques, churches, temples and bazaars
  • Relax in Bali, where youíll enjoy the powder-soft sands of the islandís world famous beaches, watch farmers work in the rice fields, and chat with teachers and students at a local school
  • Visit Tampak Siring Temple, a holy spring water temple still used for purification ceremonies, and Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, home to more than 600 long-tailed macaques

Youíll enjoy luxurious hotel and rail accommodations, each featuring modern conveniences and amenities, as you experience a mix of cosmopolitan cities, ancient relics and beautiful beaches. Reserve your spot today!

Price: $5,995 for Pullman Cabin or $6,895 for State Cabin. Air fare is additional
Single Supplement:  $1,495 for Pullman Cabin or $2,595 for State Cabin

Operator: AHI Travel

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