Eastern & Oriental Express Classic Journey

Saphan Bhumibol at Dusk, Bangkok - © Mike Behnken via Flickr
Buddhist Temple, Singapore - © Les Haines via Flickr
The Eastern & Oriental Express travelling between Singapore and Butterworth - © Ian Lloyd
Exterior - © Mark Hind
Grand Palace Bangkok - © Tom Jutte via Flickr
Jurong Bird Park, Singapore - © Eustaquio Santimano via Flickr
Presidential Cabin, Eastern & Oriental Express - © Mark Hind
Relic at Wat Arun, Bangkok - © Thangaraj Kumaravel via Flickr
State Cabin, Eastern & Oriental Express - © Mark Hind
Supertrees, Singapore - © Khairul Nizam via Flickr
The Eastern & Oriental Express crossing Tha Chompu bridge - © Ron Bambridge
View at dusk - © Shane Arrold
Waterfall at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore - © Eustaquio Santimano via Flickr

Holiday Highlights

  • 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
  • 3 Days from £2,240pp

Tour Dates:
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.

For a visual taste of what you can expect click here.

Festiniog Travel can arrange a trip aboard the Belmond Eastern & Oriental Express as part of a Tailor Made 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

After breakfast we 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 – 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.

Price Includes

  • 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

From £2,240 per person sharing

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