Eastern & Oriental Express Bangkok to Singapore

The Eastern & Oriental Express is the ultimate centrepiece of a visit to the Far East. A subtle balance of eastern culture, cuisine and western comforts means that you can enjoy the best of everything - travelling in style and experiencing the many and mystical wonders of Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.

2019 Departure Dates

02, 24 January

05, 14,  23 February

05, 14, 24 March

05, 27 April

08, 17, 26 September

08, 20, 28 October

09, 18, 27 November

08, 25 December

10 days

Guide Price

£4,319 pp
Group basis, Escorted or Self-Guided
Start your journey

Trip highlights

  • Enjoy the sights of Bangkok
  • Lush scenery on board the luxury train
  • Cruise the Kwai Yai river
  • Malaysia

Upon arrival in Bangkok, transfer privately to your hotel and spend the rest of your time at leisure to explore the great city of Bangkok.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Shangri-La Bangkok or similar

Transfer privately in the afternoon to Hualamphong Station and join the train. The Eastern & Oriental Express departs Bangkok in the early evening. Settle into your comfortable cabin before dinner is served as the train travels into the countryside with it's rice-fields and traditional villages.

Suggested Accommodation

  • On board the Eastern & Oriental Express

After breakfast on board, disembark from the train and set off on a river ride with a historian providing information about the bridge over the river Kwai. Later, visit a war museum and war cemetery. Depart Kanchanaburi and lunch is served on board. Spend time in your cabin or in the observation car watching the passing scenery out of the window.

Suggested Accommodation

  • On board the Eastern & Oriental Express

Start the day with breakfast in bed, as the train heads towards the border town of Pedang Besar where Thailand meets Malaysia. Pass fruit crop plantations and rice fields as brunch is served before arriving at Butterworth. Visit the remarkably well preserved Royal Town of Kuala Kangsar, in the state of Perak, renowned for it's old palaces, grand mosque and museums. Here you will visit Ubudiah Mosque and the Royal Museum of Perak, which is an architectural masterpiece. En-route to the museum you will visit the oldest rubber plantation in Malaysia. Head back to the train to embark on the journey to Singapore, and spend the afternoon watching the passing scenery from the open deck of the observation car.

Suggested Accommodation

  • On board the Eastern & Oriental Express

Watch the passing scenery as you enjoy the last leg of your journey through expansive palm plantations dotted with settlement homes in the state of Johor. Cross the Causeway Bridge into Singapore where you will disembark the train and take a private transfer to your hotel for three nights.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Raffles or similar

Time at leisure. Why not pre-book a city orientation tour or enjoy a Singapore sling at the iconic Raffles hotel?


  • Air conditioned accommodation
  • Meals as specified: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Tea, coffee and fruit juice
  • Sightseeing tours as specified.

Not included

  • International flights
  • Alcoholic beverages