Singapore. A small group of islands off the coast of Malaysia, less than half the size of London in total, nevertheless has global influence far beyond its size. A global financial powerhouse it is home to nearly six million residents. Despite the population density, the islands are beautifully kept with 10% of the land reserved for parks and recreation. The tree lined streets and welcoming parks add wonderful level of softness to the bustle of the city.Its best known symbol is probably Singapore Airlines, continually named the best airline in the world. Enjoying a warm year-round temperature, the city is clean, safe and welcoming to visitors.The foods available are from every corner of the Earth with of course, south east Asian cuisine as the primary offering. It is so diverse, involving and interesting that entire travel itineraries are arranged around it. Visit Raffles Hotel, Little India, the Gardens by the Bay and Thian Hock Keng Temple along with many other sights to see and things to do including the new, extraordinary, Marina Bay complex. You will not forget your visit to Singapore.
Rail Holidays in Singapore
Eastern & Oriental Express - Fables of The Peninsula 7 days from £5214
Travel up the Malaysian Peninsula and through the cities of Kuala Lumpur, Butterworth, Penang and Hua Hin on this 7-day tour from Singapore to Bangkok.
Departs from October 2016 to October 2017.
Eastern & Oriental Express - Singapore - Bangkok at New Year 4 days from £2732
Celebrate the new year in a uniquely Southeast Asian fashion on this tour from Singapore to Bangkok.
Departs from December 2016 to December 2017.
The Eastern & Oriental Express 12 days from £5795
Travelling on the iconic Eastern & Oriental Express, we visit Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, experiencing everything from ancient temples to royal residences and modern skyscrapers. We also discover the Bridge on the River Kwai on this fascinating journey.
Departs from March 2016 to March 2017.