From the elegance of Singapore to the excitement of Bangkok, take an unforgettable rail journey through the heart of South-East Asia. Experience Southeast Asia in style aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, passing vibrant cities, rural villages and gleaming pagodas, UNSECO city Georgetown, Fort Cornwallis and the infamous River Kwai.

  • Day 1

    Singapore

    Depart from Singapore and settle into your private cabin as the train rolls through the southern Malaysian countryside. Dinner is served in one of the luxurious dining cars. Afterwards, head to the Bar Car to relax with fellow travellers or retire to your cosy converted cabin.

  • Day 2

    Kuala Kangsar

    After breakfast arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Disembark for a tour of the grand Ubudiah Mosque, the Royal Museum of Perak and the Sultan Shah Gallery. Return to the train and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at your leisure as you continue your journey to Thailand. A decadent dinner is served on board.

  • Day 3

    River Kwai & Bangkok

    Alight late morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a cruise along the picturesque river with a local historian. Afterwards, join a visit to an evocative war museum and optional war cemetery. Return to the train for lunch, before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.

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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.

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