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    Eastern Oriental Express Trips 2022 from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur | Singapore

    The Oriental Express takes you on a journey from the capital of Thailand through Kanchanaburi and finally onto the fantastic Kuala Lumpur. If you've ever dreamt of on Oriental Express journey in Bangkok, then this is a wonderful opportunity to make your dreams come true. A luxury train journey from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur that's filled with romance, luxury, culture and indulgence.

    Day 01 Bangkok
    You will be welcomed to the Orient Express train in style, you will be showed to your cabin by one of the stewards.Depart from Bangkok and settle into your private cabin as the train rolls from the City of Bangkok into the countryside. Dinner is served in one of the luxurious dining cars. Afterwards head to the Bar Car to relax with fellow travelers or retire to your cosy converted cabin.

    Day 02 Kanchanaburi
    The morning of your second day on this Orient Express journey from Bangkok to Singapore you will have arrived in Kanchanaburi, you will enjoy your continental breakfast in your cabin before heading out for a day of adventure. There is choice of tours, either a Classic Kanchanaburi tour, which will take you to see the River Kwai Bridge and the Thai Burma Railway Museum. Alternatively, you could opt for the Tracks to Unseen Thailand tour, this more adventurous tour will take you biking past rice paddies and you will get the chance to stop off at a local farm, to learn about farming life. There is also a Local Flavours Tour, which will take you to visit the wet market and a rice noodle house, here you'll take a raft cruise and cooking course. After your tour, you will return back to the Oriental Express train for your lunch and dinner.

    Day 03 Kuala Kangsar
    The third day of your Bangkok to Singapore luxury train journey will have you travelling through the gorgeous landscapes of Malaysia. Enjoy breakfast in bed, whilst watching the gorgeous scenery as you travel through Malaysia. After brunch we arrive at Kuala Kangsar. Travel by coach to Labu Kabong - a village set among paddy fields and backed by lush mountains. Here you embark on a traditional village experience, a chance to immerse yourself in rural Malaysian life. Alternatively, advanced trekkers can follow our local naturalist on an invigorating hill-trek offering spectacular panoramic views. Rejoin the train for a refreshing cocktail accompanied by live piano music before a glamorous final dinner on board.

    Day 04 Singapore
    Arrival in Singapore

    Included with the Orient Express journey
    • 3-nights aboard the Eastern and Oriental Express luxury sleeper train
    • 24-hour steward service
    • Four-course dinners: Seasonal table d’hôte menu, includes coffees, teas and petits fours
    • Continental breakfast served in your cabin
    • Three-course lunches and afternoon tea
    • Cruise of the River Kwai and visit to the War Museum
    • Visit a rural Malaysian village with a selection of excursions
    • House wine, house spirits and local beer will be included throughout your journey.

    Dates 2022 | From Bangkok - Singapore (4-Days | 3-Nights)
    • January 03 | 25
    • February 03 | 14 | 22
    • March 06 | 29
    • April 09 | 27
    • September 23
    • October 02 | 10 | 17 | 28
    • November 05 | 16 | 24
    • December 05 | 24
    Dates 2022 | From Singapore - Bangkok (3-Days | 2-Nights)
    • January 18 | 30
    • February 08 | 19 | 27
    • March 11 | 26
    • April 03 | 23
    • September 17 | 28
    • October 06 | 14 | 22
    • November 01 | 10 | 21 | 29
    • December 20 | 29
    Rates on Request

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    The Pullman Cabin

    On board the Eastern & Oriental Express...
    Fully air-conditioned with all the facilities of a luxury 5 star hotel, the Eastern & Oriental Express was created in 1992 by Orient Express Trains, the same people who have run the superb Venice Simplon Orient Express since 1982. The train uses Japanese-built coaches which were originally used for the short-lived Silver Star sleeper service from Auckland to Wellington in New Zealand (1972-1979). The cars have been totally rebuilt internally for the modern cruise train market, to luxury standards with en suites to every compartment. You'll find both the train itself and its staff truly excellent. The Eastern & Oriental Express is all non-smoking, although smokers can smoke in the open-air observation car at the rear of the train.

    Type of Sleeper
    All passengers sleep in a private en-suite sleeper compartment - incidentally, cabin is something they have on ships, the correct term for a room on a train is compartment. All the sleeping-cars have a narrow corridor along one side with the rooms opening off it. The Eastern & Oriental Express has three types of compartment:
    • Option 1: Pullmans.
      The least expensive accommodation on the E&O. A cosy compartment with sofa & fold-out table by day (above left), converted by your steward while you're at dinner to an upper & lower berth at night (above centre). There's a small en suite washroom with toilet, washbasin & shower. UK-style electrical sockets allow you to recharge your camera, phone or laptop. The train has a few Pullman Singles which are similar, but without an upper berth.
    • Option 2: Staterooms.
      A Stateroom gives you double the floorspace of a Pullman, with a sofa, armchair and freestanding chair by day. While you are at dinner, the steward converts your compartment to two lower beds (so no ladder required!). As in a Pullman, there's a small en suite washroom with toilet, washbasin & shower, and UK-style sockets allow you to recharge your camera, phone or laptop.
    • Option 3: Presidential Suite.
      This is the E&O's best accommodation. There are just two Presidential Suites on the train. Sofa, chairs and table during the day, it converts to two lower beds by night, in a similar arrangement to the Stateroom shown above. There's a small en suite washroom with toilet, washbasin & shower.


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      Cabin Night View

      Dining on Board

      The Eastern & Oriental Express owns three dining-cars, of which two will be attached to any given departure. There are usually two sittings for lunch and dinner, at 12:00 or 14:00 for lunch and 18:00 or 21:00 for dinner, although times vary. You can choose your sitting at the beginning of the journey, or make a request when you book. Food is included in the fare, although drinks are extra, expect a bottle of wine to start at about US$40. The currency used on board is US dollars, although credit cards are accepted. One of the nice things is that they give you a different table reservation for each meal, so you share a table with different people each time. It's a very sociable experience! You may also get to eat in both of the dining-cars, each with its own decor.

      Bars, Lounges, Observation Car
      Apart from the two kitchen-dining cars, the Eastern & Oriental Express has an observation-lounge car at the rear of the train, and in the centre a piano-bar car and a saloon car. Whilst an after-lunch nap and afternoon tea in your compartment can be nice, you'll spend most of your day in one of these sociable cars...
      • The Observation Car
        In many ways this is the Eastern & Oriental's signature car. It features an open-air observation deck at the rear of the train where you can look back along the tracks, excellent for watching and photographing the scenery. A steward will keep you supplied with coffee, although this being Southeast Asia it's not exactly cold outside! Smokers can indulge here, although few do so it's not a problem if you're an ardent non-smoker. On a Singapore-Bangkok or Bangkok-Singapore journey, the train reverses at Butterworth and the observation car is turned round and moved to the other end of the train. The open-air deck gets busy at times.
      • Piano Bar Car:
        Located in the centre of the train, the piano bar is the social centre of the train. A place for cocktails, a G&T (purely for anti-malarial purposes, of course), socialising and of course listening to Singapore Pete on the piano.
      • Saloon Car with Reading Room & Boutique:
        The Saloon car features a small private dining area (above left), a small gift shop selling Eastern & Oriental Express souvenirs, and a narrow reading room with small library. The tables are used as an overflow diner, but also for small groups who want private dining...