Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express
- Luxury rail travel
- Excellent gourmet food and hospitality on board
- Enjoy wonderful views from the comfort of the train
- Sightseeing in Malaysia
- Poignant visit to the River Kwai
Departs on various dates throughout the year
If you are thinking of touring South East Asia why not do it in style and luxury and treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure as you head from Singapore to Thailand by rail. Luxury trips aboard the Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express are guaranteed to inspire and fulfil great train journey expectations. The journey can be done in either direction, and it is possible to begin/end the journey in Kuala Lumpur.
Festiniog Travel can arrange a trip aboard the Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express as part of a Tailored Rail Tour.
Day 1 – Depart Singapore for Malaysia
Leave 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 – Sightseeing In Malaysia
Excursions on day 2 can vary, here is a sample sightseeing trip. 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 advanced trekkers can follow our expert naturalist on an invigorating hill-trek.Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board.
Day 3 – Bridge over the River Kwai
Alight late morning at the River Kwai Bridge station for a cruise along the picturesque river with a local historian. Afterwards there will optional visits to an evocative war museum and war cemetery. Return to the train for lunch, before ending your journey in Bangkok in the late afternoon.
- 3 days and 2 Nights on board the Eastern & Oriental Express
- A private Pullman berth compartment on board
- All meals as specified
Price per person
Quotes available upon request
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