This cultural adventure begins with a night at the legendary Raffes Hotel in Singapore, before whisking you onboard luxury legend Eastern & Oriental Express and off to Kuala Lumpur, the Cameron Highlands and Huay Yang.

  • Day 1

    Arrive Singapore and stay at the iconic Raffles Hotel in a Courtyard Suite. The rest of the day is at your leisure, exploring the tropical gardens or sampling a famous Singapore Sling.

  • Day 2

    Onboard Eastern & Oriental 

    Enjoy breakfast and a private train check-in at the hotel, followed by a welcome reception aboard the train. Sit down to your first decadent dinner in the opulent dining carriages. Complete the day with a nightcap in the Bar Car while listening to the nostalgic melodies performed by the resident pianist.

  • Day 3

    Kuala Lumpur & Cameron Highlands

    Following breakfast arrive at Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, choosing between two exciting city excursions.

    Return to the train for lunch and continue your journey via coach transfer to the Cameron Highlands, the highest point in peninsular Malaysia. Proceed to the Cameron Highlands Resort for an overnight stay, complete with a casual dinner at the resort.

  • Day 4

    Highlands Tea Plantation

    Start the day with your choice of tour; visit the famed Best of Highlands tea plantation with several tasting opportunities, or discover the jungle’s flora and fauna on the Jim Thompson trail.After checking out of the hotel, sit down to a decadent Western or Japanese menu at Gonbei Restaurant.

    Return to the train at Ipoh Station and prepare for this evening’s formal dinner.

  • Day 5

    Penang UNESCO World Heritage Site

    This morning disembark and transfer to the island of Penang, where several excursions are available to you. After your chosen tour return to the train and enjoy time at leisure. Both lunch and dinner are served on board.

  • Day 6

    Beach Stay

    Start the day with a refreshing ride to the pier of Baan Huay Yang, a charming fishing town.

    Transfer to the island of Koh Chaan. This picturesque island is part of the surrounding national park and features stunning cliffs that are home to thousands of bird colonies.Continue your adventure with a boat ride to Hat Wanakon Beach for a seafood lunch barbecue. Return to the train for a farewell cocktail reception and a formal dinner.

  • Day 7

    Arrive and disembark in Bangkok.

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Four categories of cabins

  • Pullman Single
  • Pullman
  • State
  • Presidential

All are fully air-conditioned with en suite bathrooms. Decorative marquetry and fine fabrics give an atmosphere of warm elegance.

During the day, your cabin is a private lounge complete with banquette-style sofa. At night, it converts into a plush bedroom with an upper and lower bed.

Pullman Cabins have upper and lower berths, while State Cabins offer two single beds. All Pullman Singles have one single bed.

For the ultimate high end travel experience, our Presidential Cabin offers two inviting single beds, additional seating area and an expanded bathroom.

Facilities 

  • Restaurant & Bars
  • Observation Car
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Suit Shower
  • Washbasin and WC
  • 24-Hour Steward Service
  • International Electric Sockets
  • 110 Volt Adapter for Razors
  • Hair dryer

All timings shown are for your guidance only. Confirmed timings will be supplied with your travel documents. Please ensure you bring your travel documents on the day of your journey.

Charlotte Travel Exclusives

  • US$100 onboard credit per person per journey
  • VIP welcome treats with a local twist
  • Welcome letter from the General Manager
  • Complimentary upgrade based on availability at time of check-in
  • A unique US$500 gift voucher loyalty programme when books a US$5,000* or more holiday with Belmond.

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