Eastern & Oriental Express : Journeys

Eastern & Oriental Express Journeys

 

Singapore to Bangkok (3 days/2 nights)

Highlights:

  • Labu Kabong
  • Guided rice paddy tour or hill-trek
  • Bridge on the River Kwai & Thai-Burma Railway Museum
  • Visit to a local farm
  • Raft cruise with a cooking class

Day one: 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.
Meals: D

Day two: Kuala Kangsar
After breakfast arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Travel by coach to Labu Kabong to discover rural Malaysian life with a warm welcome ceremony from the villagers. Take a guided tour through lush rice paddies ending with refreshments and a chance to sample local produce.

Alternatively, advance trekkers can follow our expert naturalist on an invigorating hill-trek. We recommended long sleeves, trousers, and suitable footwear for this choice. Cold towels and refreshments await at the top while you take in the spectular panoramic views. 

Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board. 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. 
Meals: B, L, D

Day three: Bangkok
This morning alight at Kanchanaburi for your choice of tour. The Classic includes guided visits to the River Kwai Bridge and the Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Tracks to Unseen Thailand tour will have you biking through rice paddies, stopping off at a local farm. The Local Flavours tour explores the wet market, a rice noodle house and combines a raft cruise with a cooking class.

Return to the train for lunch, before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.
Meals: B, L

Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok (2 days / 1 night)

Highlights:

  • Guided tour of rice paddies or a hill trek
  • Bridge or the River Kwai & Thai-Burma Railway Museum
  • Visit to a local farm
  • Raft cruise with a cooking class

Day one: Kuala Lumpur

Settle into your cabin as the train pulls out of Salek Selatan station. 

After breakfast we arrive at Kuala Kangsar.

Travel by coach to Labu Kabong to discover rural Malaysian life with a warm welcome ceremony from the villagers. Take a guided tour through lush rice paddies ending with refreshments and a chance to sample local produce.

Alternatively, advance trekkers can follow our expert naturalist on an invigorating hill-trek. We recommended long sleeves, trousers, and suitable footwear for this choice. Cold towels and refreshments await at the top while you take in the spectular panoramic views. 

Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board. 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. 
Meals: B, L, D

Day two: Bangkok
This morning alight at Kanchanaburi for your choice of tour. The Classic includes guided visits to the River Kwai Bridge and the Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Tracks to Unseen Thailand tour will have you biking through rice paddies, stopping off at a local farm. The Local Flavours tour explores the wet market, a rice noodle house and combines a raft cruise with a cooking class.

Return to the train for lunch, before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.
Meals: B, L

Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur (3 days/2 nights)

Day one: Bangkok
Depart from Bangkok and settle into your private cabin as the train rolls through Bangkok City to the 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 two: Kanchanaburi
This morning alight at Kanchanaburi for your choice of tour. The Classic includes guided visits to the River Kwai Bridge and Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Tracks to Unseen Thailand tour will have you biking through rice paddies, stopping off at a local farm. The Local Flavours tour explores the wet market, a rice noodle house and combines a raft cruise with a cooking class.

Return to the train and look forward to an exceptional lunch and dinner.
Meals: B, L, D

Day three: Kuala Lumpur
Spend the morning watching the changing scenery with breakfast in bed as the train travels through Malaysia. 

After brunch, arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Travel to a local village, immerse yourself in rural Malaysian life with a warm welcome ceremony from the villagers, followed by a guided rice paddy tour and refreshments. Alternatively, visit a plantation and sample the produce before embarking on a trek to the top of the hill - cold towels, refreshments and panoramic views will await you there. 

Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board. 
Meals: B, L, D

Bangkok to Singapore (4 days/3 nights)

Day one: Bangkok
Depart from Bangkok and settle into your private cabin as the train rolls through Bangkok City to the 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.
Meals: D

Day two: Kanchanaburi
This morning alight at Kanchanaburi for your choice of tour. The Classic includes guided visits to the River Kwai Bridge and Thai-Burma Railway Museum. Tracks to Unseen Thailand will have you biking through rice paddies, stopping off at a local farm. The Local Flavours tour explores the wet market,a rice noodle house and combines a raft cruise with a cooking class.

Return to the train and look forward to an exceptional lunch and dinner.
Meals: B, L, D

Day three: Kuala Lumpur
Today begins with a gentle knock at your door as your cabin steward brings breakfast in bed. Spend the morning at leisure taking in splendid scenery as we make our way through Malaysia.

After brunch we arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Travel by coach to Lubu Kabong to discover rural Malaysian life with a warm welcome ceremony from the villagers. Take a guided tour through lush rice paddies ending with refreshments and a chance to sample local produce.

Alternatively, advanced trekkers can follow our expert naturalist on an invigorating hill-trek. We recommend long sleeves, trousers, and suitable footwear for this choice. Cold towels and refreshments await at the top while you take in spectacular panoramic views.

Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board. 
Meals: B, L, D

Day four: Singapore
Arrive in Singapore for your onward travel arrangements. 
Meals: B